SBE April Meeting – Evaluating Beer

The April meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday April 6th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Evaluating Beer. We will be breaking into judging panels so that everyone will have the opportunity to participate in the beer judging process. The entree of the evening will be Chicken Tikka Masala. Directions are available at

On the agenda:
1. BJCP Judging Process – Paul
2. Large Group Calibration Beer – Paul
3. Small Group Judging Panels
    a) Bock Beer Judging Panel for Club Only Competition
    b) Wood Aged Beer Judging Panel for Club Only Competition
    c) Other Beers Judging Panels
4. Spring Fling Campout – Andy/Stan
5. Treasury Update – Jeremy
6. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Homebrew for sharing
Cash for entree ($10 + tax & tip = $13)

Note: See comments for notes from the meeting.

2 thoughts on “SBE April Meeting – Evaluating Beer”

  1. Congratulations to the winners of the club-only competitions:
    Wood-Aged Beers: Paul Sangster (Bourbon Oaked Robust Porter)
    Bocks: Andy Gamelin (Doppelbock)

  2. Slides from Paul’s presentation on Judging Beers:
    Presentation Slides

    Beers judged as a group (some purposely put in inappropriate categories):
    Ovila Dubbel (Correctly classified as Belgian Dubbel)
    Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel (Correctly classified as Dunkelweizen)
    Stone Smoked Porter (Incorrectly classified as Northern English Brown)
    Great Divide Yeti Imperial Russian Stout (Incorrectly classified as Oatmeal Stout)