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I am officially an award winning homebrewer!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Smokin' Toaster, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. My Oktoberfest took first place in the European Amber Lager category at the E.T. Barnett Homebrew competition in Fox Alaska this past Saturday. It's not a huge competition, there were 74 total entries. There were 11 entries in the European Amber Lager category, with 5 other Oktoberfests and 5 Vienna Lagers. Still, I'm stoked! Prosit!

  2. Congrats! I just played a gig at Hill Farmstead brewery up here in VT...their "Festival of Farmhouse Ales"...talk about some stellar brews! They were named the best brewery in the world 2013 by ratebeer.com, and they had 8 of the top 10 best new beers in the world! Mmmmmm....is it to early to crack one open?
  3. hypapanuse

    hypapanuse Inactive

    Apr 2, 2013
    Congratulations, but you know the rules. Samples or it didn't happen.

    ;-/ did I get that right?
  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Inactive

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Send me a six pack to try for myself or I don't believe it.

    Seriously though, CONGRATS!
  5. Clark Dark

    Clark Dark

    Mar 3, 2005
    ...you meant pitchers
  6. Heck yeah, man! FWIW, a local brewery opened a couple weeks ago in my town and was started by a former homebrewer... 10 barrel system and the dude makes great beers. Keep perfecting those recipes and keep it up!
  7. Texan

    Texan 667 Neighbor of the Beast. Supporting Member

    Aug 15, 2004
    Houston, TX

    So when do we get samples? It will take at least a 6 pack to really judge the beer...
  8. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid I don't play bass

    Apr 10, 2009
    I agree, we need samples. In form of 22oz bottles.
  9. samples are in order! it's okay, I can wait :)
  10. placedesjardins


    May 7, 2012
    Wow, you flew all the way up there from Alabama for this competition? That's a long trip. You almost got that Globetrotter Award.
  11. bassguppy


    Jan 8, 2003
    Crap....Silver Gulch Brewery in Fox is 20 minutes from my home. I wish I knew this was happening. Congrats!!
  12. Unprofessional


    Mar 5, 2012
    All of you homebrewers rock!

    I hope to try my hand in it next year when I have the time.
  13. UncleFluffy


    Mar 8, 2009
    Head Tinkerer, The Flufflab

    If not samples, care to share the recipe?
  14. Awards are always cool. When you know your beers are good and a beer judge certifies this, it's a wonderful feeling.
  15. awesome. congratulations!