First Exam in China

The first BJCP exam in the People’s Republic of China was given on 10 September 2016. The national level tasting room at the China National Research Institute of Food and […]

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Exam Protest Policy

The exam grading process, while not perfect, is very rigorous. Two National or higher-ranked judges grade each exam, and their scoring is reviewed by an Associate Exam Director and an […]

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Tom Cannon

Tom Cannon Retires as Exam Director

Tom Cannon, a Grand Master II judge from Fairfax, VA, retired from his Exam Director position after 10 years of service to the BJCP. During his time with the Exam […]

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Grader Training Program Launched

The Exam and Education Directorates are very pleased to announce the release of the inaugural offering of the Grader Training Program. The Beer Judging Exam Grader Training is a joint […]

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Cider Exam Status Update

Cider Exam team lead Bruce Buerger provided this recent status update on progress towards the cider exam.

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2015 Online Entrance Exam is Live

Exam Director Scott Bickham just announced that the online entrance exam (at bjcp.coursewebs.com) has been updated to cover the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines (don’t worry, you can still test against […]

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Style Guidance for Future Exams

The Exam Directors have decided that the scope of future exams using the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines will be beer style categories 1 through 26. Categories 27 (historical beer) through […]

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Grader Training Registration Now Open

The second phase of exam grader training will be on Wednesday, June 10 from 12:00PM to 1:30PM at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego in the Windsor room. […]

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