My first real medal

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Unclerudy
beers 12 º places 3 º 11:34 Mon 10/1/2012

Just won my first real medal in a homebrew competition. Took 1st place in the Beer Baronís Brew Brawl in the Category 17: Sour Ale with a Sour Brown with Tart cherries, and 3rd overall for the Best of French Category with it. Anyone else win anything ever in a competition? There was 421 entries, so I feel a little proud of myself.

 
radarsock
beers 1146 º places 60 º 11:38 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by Unclerudy
Just won my first real medal in a homebrew competition. Took 1st place in the Beer Baronís Brew Brawl in the Category 17: Sour Ale with a Sour Brown with Tart cherries, and 3rd overall for the Best of French Category with it. Anyone else win anything ever in a competition? There was 421 entries, so I feel a little proud of myself.
Congrats!

I have not submitted any recipes or homebrews in the past, but it sounds like a good confidence builder.

I think there should definitely be an ISO category in the trade threads exclusively for homebrews. There probably is, though.

 
b3shine
beers 8109 º places 318 º 11:45 Mon 10/1/2012

Way to go, Mike!

 
NobleSquirrel
beers 3439 º places 209 º 12:03 Mon 10/1/2012

Iíve won multiple firsts for my Classic American Pilsner, the biggest comp having been the Drunk Monk Challenge with close to 1000 entries. Got me an entry into the Masters Championship of Amateur Brewing. Pretty cool when someone else blindly chooses your beer as the best on the table!

 
HornyDevil
12:12 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by radarsock
Congrats!


Indeed.

 
JStax
beers 5219 º places 373 º 12:17 Mon 10/1/2012

Congratulations Mike!

 
CLevar
places 20 º 12:19 Mon 10/1/2012

Nice job!

 
Unclerudy
beers 12 º places 3 º 12:37 Mon 10/1/2012

Thanks all!

 
Drake
beers 11781 º places 720 º 13:18 Mon 10/1/2012

Just one lonely bronze for a mead.

 
robrules
places 1 º 13:40 Wed 10/3/2012

I won BOS (out of 75 entries) in the first homebrew comp I entered. Since then I have had some good scores with clean, no-fault beers, but no winners due to most of the beers I make sit outside of judges interpretations of the style guidelines.

 
faithinchaos
10:31 Thu 10/4/2012

multiple medals and a BOS in various competitions with many different beers. gold medal in first round of NHC a few years ago. shouldíve gotten medal in second round but fucked up bottling somehow.

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