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Re: Philly Beer??

 On Sept. 7, 2018, 12:02 p.m.

If you're still there...

Monk's is a Philly classic: http://www.monkscafe.com/

I also liked this place, but it's a bit of a haul:


Re: What It's Wort competition, Normal IL, July 21

 On July 11, 2018, 8:54 a.m.

I will be judging at FWIW and not the IBC. They are still short a few judges in Normal, so if you are available on Saturday July 21 sign up at the link above.

Re: What It's Wort competition, Normal IL, July 21

 On June 13, 2018, 12:28 p.m.

barleyrat wrote:I can't do FWIW this year, unfortunately, due to a certain red themed charity run that weekend.
Gak... I need better calendar manage...

Re: 2018 Indiana Brewer's Cup, July 13 & 14

 On June 13, 2018, 12:23 p.m.

Their web site makes it really difficult to get to the point of finding judging info, so here are a few details:

Venue: Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Indi...

For What It's Wort competition, Normal IL, July 21

 On June 11, 2018, 9:22 a.m.

See announcement below. I tentatively plan to judge in this competition, and if so can take a few others along.

AHA NHC 1st Round Judging -- Chicago April 20-21

 On April 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.

A note from BUZZ Founder Joe Formanek... they could use stewards and experienced judges this weekend:

Good afternoon Illinois Judges!!
A quick reminder to a...

Re: Group Honey Purchase

 On Aug. 31, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

I could take the extra couple pounds if nobody wants it. If it works well I may order more.

To answer Jackson's question, I typically use a gallon (~12 poun...

Re: Homebrew Competition in Bloomington-Normal, July 22

 On July 17, 2017, 11:18 a.m.

I'm definitely going, and can take two more people (in addition to Jackson). Will be leaving C-U around 7:30am on Saturday (7/22), returning around 5 or 6pm.

Homebrew Competition in Bloomington-Normal, July 22

 On July 15, 2017, 9:14 a.m.

Next Saturday, July 22, is the For What It's Wort homebrew competition in Bloomington-Normal. They need judges. I tentatively plan to attend, driving up &...

Re: Indiana State Fair competition, July 7-8

 On June 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

As of today they have roughly half the judges they need.

Did I mention they pay $100, and feed volunteers well (including an awards banquet with lots of be...

Indiana State Fair competition, July 7-8

 On June 13, 2017, 10:43 a.m.

I signed up to judge the Indiana State Fair Brewers' Cup homebrew competition, July 7 & 8. It's a large, well-run competition; I highly recommend judging...

BJCP Judge needed in Decatur, June 26

 On June 10, 2016, 12:41 p.m.

Dear BJCP Judge,

Decatur Brew Works and Tried & True Tattoo in Decatur, IL are hosting its first home brew competition on Sunday, June 26th and are in n...

Judges / Stewards : sign up!

 On May 17, 2016, 12:56 p.m.

Just a reminder that all competition-day (at least) volunteers need to sign up:


Choose "Judge/Steward Form" from th...

Re: BUZZ Big Brew @ Triptych BC Jan. '16

 On Dec. 28, 2015, 11:02 a.m.

I plan to show up early to help get things started. Probably won't stay the whole time and won't take anything away (unless I have to ).

FoBAB stewards needed

 On Nov. 5, 2015, 12:32 p.m.

Stewards are needed for the competition portion of the Festival of Barrel- and Wood-aged Beer. People who have experience running/judging/stewarding competit...