Hop Head Competition Alert!

The Professor likes to highlight competitions with a special twist. And he knows more than a few hopheads.


GEBL Hop Madness IPA Bracket Challenge, BJCP/WAHA Competition – This is a Head-to-Head competition with 4 brackets (English IPA14a, American IPA 14b Imperial IPA 14c and Experimental IPA 23a.). The winner of each bracket will advance to a final best of show round when the best of each IPA style will be going against the other styles. This is a BJCP/WAHA registered competition and also makes you eligible for Washington Homebrew of the Year points. Enter as many different IPA beers as you wish. Entries are due May 18, 2010, Judging May 22, 2010.

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A personal note from one of the organizers was posted on Judge Net…

Coming up on May 22nd the Greater Everett Brewers League will be hosting the Hop Madness IPA Challenge. Beers will be placed in one of 4 brackets (American IPA14a, European IPA 14b Imperial IPA 14c and Experimental IPA 23a.) and will be evaluated in a head-to-head fashion. The winner of each bracket will advance to a final Best of Show round, and the best beer will be crowned the winner. This is a BJCP certified competition as well as Washington Homebrewer of the Year qualifier.
Participants will be allowed to enter as many different IPA beers as they wish. Please don’t enter the same beer twice. Entries will be accepted May 7th- May18th. For more information go to: www.gebl.org.

We are also looking to sign up judges. Please email me if you can join us on the 22nd at 9 am to judge.

“Will” <teamoly@yahoo.com : Greater Everett Brewers League, PO Box 13392. Everett, WA 98206. Phone: 425 385-2322.

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