The following are the rules
under which the FOEBAR Competitions take place.
- ENTERING: Our homebrewing
competition is open to all. Everyone is free to enter. Only one entry per
person. Any brewing technique is allowed. No registration is required, just
show up with your brew at competition day. Please bring 1.5 Liter of your brew.
Although strongly encouraged, you do not have to be present on that day. To
stimulate further discussions after judging, please make sure your recipe can
be presented (by print-out or phone).
- STYLE GUIDE: We will use the BJCP
(Beer Judge Certification Program) guidelines and NOT the BKG, unless stated
- JUDGING: Anyone present at the tasting can be a judge
if they elect to; you do not have to brew to be a judge, you do not have to
taste all the beers if you are a judge. Judges receive 10 cl of each brew.
Rating follows the conventional score sheet, and is based on 5 criteria: Aroma
(12 pts), Appearance (3pts), Flavor (20pts), Mouthfeel (5pts), that are to be
judged w.r.t. the style, and Overall Impression (10pts), totaling 50 points.
For each criterion and each beer, you’ll be given the opportunity to provide a
comment. Score sheets will
- WINNER: The winner will receive
the admiration of the crowd, and be called The Brew Master until we forget
about this. Sometimes we will have small prizes in form of beer or other which
we will hand out to the winner(s).
- LEFTOVERS: You maintain
ownership of the leftover bottles, although swapping is encouraged.
- REMINDERS: Reminders will be
sent, the last one two weeks before the event, still leaving you enough time to
- AFFILIATION: This contest is
not affiliated with any national or international homebrewing organisation;
judging therein does not count towards any point scheme.