Tag: competition


Competition Brewing Series: Evaluating Feedback and Planning Ahead

Evaluating Feedback In the previous post we talked about asking ourselves why we enter homebrew competitions. Some of us are motivated by the hardware and some of us are motivated by the judge’s feedback. Applying that honest and unbiased feedback to your brewing process or recipe is what will eventually lead to more consistent (and …


Competition Brewing Series: Why Do We Compete?

Since the 2018 homebrew competition season is in full swing, and since the NHC first round shipping deadline is just around the corner, I’ve decided to write a series of posts with competition tips a tricks. The first topic I’ll cover is what I’ll call “competition philosophy”. Why are we entering these competition? The answer …

Brew Day, Competition Beers, Lagers

I Brewed My First Helles….and It’s For NHC!

I’ve been brewing for about a year and a year and a half and I think it’s time to send a few beers to the National Homebrew Competition. This competition is held every year and people from all over the world submit their homebrewed beer, cider and mead to be evaluated in multiple rounds of …