Gordon Strong

All Are Welcome in the BJCP

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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Where can I find out more?

Right here. Practically any question has an answer here on the website, but you’re encouraged to ask your regional representative or any of the other officers about any BJCP matter […]

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How do I join the BJCP?

The only way to become a member is by taking the BJCP Examination. That involves finding an exam being administered near you, reading and understanding the Exam Study Guide, and […]

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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 […]

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