by Gordon Strong, BJCP President I recently had a conversation with a BJCP judge who was interested in the BJCP’s position on diversity as part of a general assessment of […]More
Steve Piatz Receives Pat Baker Award For Service
On January 26th, 2019 in St. Paul Minnesota, BJCP President Gordon Strong presented outgoing Exam Director Steve Piatz with the Pat Baker Award for Significant, Sustained Service to the BJCP. […]More
BJCP memberships surpass 12,000
The BJCP recently passed a membership milestone: 12,000 people have taken a BJCP judging exam since 1985 and have become BJCP members. As of this post, there are currently 7,797 […]More
2017 BJCP Annual Report
2017 BJCP Annual Report President’s Report by Gordon Strong, Mid-Atlantic Region Rep and BJCP President Please read the reports from each directorate for more detail and perspective on their respective […]More
BJCP Presents Pat Baker Lifetime Achievement Award to Pat Baker
The Beer Judge Certification Program awarded the first Pat Baker Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing significant and sustained service to the BJCP, to Pat Baker on Saturday October 21, 2017. Northeast […]More
Happy Birthday to Us!
The BJCP celebrated its 30th birthday as an organization on May 31. We have records of over a million beers being judged during this time.More
How do I join the BJCP?
Refer to the info in Exam Program Overview to learn how to become a judge. Cheers!More
What is the significance of my BJCP number?
Every member of the BJCP is assigned an identification number, in order to keep track of your experience points in our database. Generally, your number is assigned when you take […]More
What is our corporate/financial/tax status?
We are a non-profit corporation chartered in the state of New York. We are also classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt public charity, under sections 501(c)(3) and […]More
I have a problem, question, complaint, etc. Whom do I contact?
In almost all cases, contact your Regional Representative, who will personally pursue the matter for you. They may pass you on to an appointed Director or another person who will […]More