Common Beer Faults

March 31, 2019 by Dion Clark These faults were sampled in our March 2019 education night sensory training session. They represent some of the most common beer faults. Tips aim to be relevant to our...

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Needs More Hops!

March 31, 2019 Guide to improving your hoppy beers by Nick Holt The Hops The first and most basic is the hop itself. Look at the type and try and select more classic American hop types for that typical...

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Brisbane Water Analysis

March 30, 2019 The table below table shows the full results of water analyses commissioned by BABBs in March 2019. Note that the City and West sources come from the same source, while the Cleveland,...

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Mish’s German BrEUventure

February 10, 2019 By Mish Woodhouse. This winter we thought we’d duck the cold and head over to Europe for 7 weeks, my cousin was getting married in England in the 7th week, so we thought we’d...

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Mini Comp Style Guide 2019

February 10, 2019 BABBS JANUARY: Lager Mini Comp24th Jan Categories being judged:3B Czech Premium Pale Lager3D Czech Dark lager4A Munich Helles5D German Pils6A Marzen6B Rauchbier7A Vienna Lager8A Munich...

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Mini-comp Results 2018

December 10, 2018 Congratulations to David Nielsen for taking home the Ernie Melville most consistent brewer award for his performance in the mini-comps throughout the year. Trophy winner: David Nielsen...

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Brew Day at Macalister: A play date with Terry and Rob

October 4, 2018 By Dion Clark. My in-laws live on the northern beaches of Cairns, so we visit there regularly. Now, it’s lovely there and everything, but there’s always been a distinct lack of...

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How to read a BJCP Scoresheet

August 14, 2018 By Nick Holt. As a club we have spent a lot of time in mini-comps talking about how to fill in a scoresheet, and I have previously written about the importance of understanding how to do...

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The Best Exam You’ve Ever Studied For

August 3, 2018 By Nick Holt. Recently Tony van Der linden, Dion Clark, Ricky Schmidt, and I sat the BJCP tasting exam with hopes to become a BJCP Beer Judge. This article explains my journey through the...

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Club Championship 2018

July 27, 2018 Champion Beermaker WINNER Nick Holt 6pts 2nd Graham Black 6pts 3rd Troy Parker 5pts 4th Daniel Angus 5pts Champion Beer (Best Of Show) WINNER David Nielsen English Porter 13C: English...

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