Category Archives: beer evaluation

2011 NZ National Home Brew Competition – Judging Day

This weekend past was the judging of the New Zealand National Homebrew Competition as organised by SOBA . http://nhc.soba.org.nz/ There were over 400 beers entered in the multitude of categories, which the organisers managed to collate and organise. I went along … Continue reading

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Taste notes – Caspa

Thought I should chuck some tasting notes up for some of my beers. More as a record that I can go back to in the future when trying to remember specific characteristics. Tasted 18.10.2011 – Bottled 18.09.2011 New Zealand Pale … Continue reading

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Cleaning your beer glasses “beer clean”

Ever been disappointed by the amount of head on a home poured beer, or the beer pours with ok head but it disappears really quick? The problem could be how you clean your beer glasses. Clean glasses are a big factor in how your … Continue reading

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New Zealand Home Brew Competition NHBC 2011

As I have not yet had much in the way of professional evaluation of the beer I have been brewing I figure I will enter a few beers in this years National Home Brew competition which is organised through the aptly … Continue reading

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Beer Evaluation – Learn to professionally taste your beer

I believe that if you want to improve your brewing, one of the most important things you can do is to learn to evaluate beer in a professional way. You need to learn to evaluate beer in a descriptive and … Continue reading

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Beer Serving Temperature Guide.

Good beer deserves to be served at the correct temperature! Stolen from here With all the different styles found in the world of beer, the question of serving temperature comes up fairly often. There are, however, very few absolute truths … Continue reading

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