Thursday, February 16, 2012

Questions Round 2

Questions from Scott:
  1. For the "Funky Fermentables" category are you basically saying that we should use any fermentable we want but don't turn it into a wine or mead accidentally? Will more odd ingredients earn more points? Does the fermentable have to be in the initial wort or can it be added in secondary?
  2. Also, any idea what the prizes are going to be?
  3. Is it possible to submit one recipe for multiple categories?
  1. We're trying to keep the beer from becoming a mead, cider, or wine. The fermentable item(s) should be added to the initial wort. If you want to add additional fermentables during secondary fermentation or for bottle conditioning thats up to you but you should note it on your recipe submission. 
    • I haven't posted the recipe forms but I should have those up on the blog in the next week or two. 
  2. We'll be giving away some awards, schwag, and some stuff from our co-sponsors.
  3. You can submit one recipe to multiple categories but we would really suggest you shoot for the six pack and try to come up with 6 beers (Thats the ultimate in homebrew badassery for this competition). If you choose to submit one recipe to more than one category be prepared to submit bottles for each category and make sure that the brew you come up with is suitable for additional categories based on the guidelines.
    • You can have additional fermentables in the Fruit & Spice category but the real focus is on FLAVOR contributed first and foremost.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

First Competition Question

Got my first question this weekend regarding the Platinum Category. You can only use Champagne Yeast in this beer, no other varieties. Hope this helps clarify for everyone. I'll post my responses here in the blog as well so that everyone gets an idea of whats going on out there. If you've got any more questions keep 'em coming!


Thursday, February 9, 2012

Questions for the Organizers

If you have questions regarding competition rules and guidelines or need anything clarified please do not hesitate to drop us a line. Email: Bob (at) GetRucked (dot) com, please include "Homebrew Competition" in the subject line.



Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Competition Rules & Guidelines

The competition rules and guidelines have been set and made available. To download a .pdf copy of the Homebrewers Guide please click the link to the right. More documents will be added in the future for registration, recipe forms, etc. but for now this can help everyone get started. Good luck and keep us posted on what you're coming up with!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

First Bi-Annual Extreme Homebrewing Competition

On a daily basis we're fortunate enough  to have the opportunity to drink some of the best beers from American Craft Brewers and from around the world. Now we want to get a crack at yours! Keep your eyes on this blog as we will be using it to help support our Bi-Annual Extreme Homebrewing Competition. Rules, Style Guidelines, and Resources will be posted here shortly. Date of the competition will be decided within the next week, as a heads up it will be sometime in June. Stay tuned Ruckers....