23. Specialty Beer

This is explicitly a catch-all category for any beer that does not fit into an existing style category. No beer is ever “out of style” in this category, unless it […]

Regional Representatives Updates: Q2, 2022

North Gail Milburn Hello from the North Region! My name is Gail Milburn and I am the new North Region Representative, assuming this role from Brian Joas. I’d first like […]

Malt Sensory Training

Introduction This training session can be used for self study or in a group setting. It is aimed at highlighting the flavors and aromas of the malt so a participant […]

9. The Mead Making Process

This study guide is not intended to be a complete reference on mead making. However, good judges need to understand the production process so that any potential flaws can be […]

2. Styles Sorted Using 2008 Guidelines (Modified)

This system uses the 2008 categories with the nearest equivalent beer styles from the 2015 guidelines. New styles introduced in the 2015 guidelines have been added to the (subjectively determined) […]