Big announcement: Best in show prize
You’ve heard a lot about the clubs big annual competition recently, but we’ve saved the best till last so buckle your seat belts and get ready for the blast!
As well as 1st, 2nd and 3rd awards for the categories of Ordinary bitter, English IPA, American Pale Ale, American IPA and 80 Shilling… there will be an award for the beer judged to be best in show. A chance to brew your beer with Digger (legendary Brewmaster at Ushers) and have it on sale at Andrew Ushers & Co.
The guys at Ushers have been so impressed with the quality of beer brewed by our club members over the last year that they are offering for our best of the best to get the chance to have their beer on tap in the pub for the punters to enjoy.
Now if that doesn’t get your blood going then you are not as mad obsessed passionate about beer as you should be.
Before you grab that mash paddle and get creating your most elaborate frankenbeers, remember that the beers in these categories have to match the category styles laid out by the BJCP style guide for 2015 (you can see these on the competition page of the website: http://scottishcraftbrewers.org/?p=1591 ).
Also, please remember that Ushers brew on a much bigger scale than your average homebrewer, so costs weight up when you upscale that perfect IPA you’ve been planning with all the crazy ingredients you’ve found on ebay. The guys at Ushers have the right to refuse or ask for you to revise your winning recipe if it proves too expensive or difficult to brew on their set up. So if you’d like a shot at having your beer on tap, brew like a pro.
Go get brewing!
Want to drop off your beers before the competition day?
The guys at Ushers are happy for you to drop your competition beers off at the bar in the week leading up to the competition if you don’t think you’ll make it on the day or if you have too much to carry.
Please just ensure that your bottles are properly labelled with your competition labels and in a bag or a box so they can be stored easily.
However please remember, if you drop your beers off early, they will be in a working pub. Ushers can’t take responsibility for any accidents that may damage bottles. If you drop them off early, you do so at your own risk.
Ok so now the doom and gloom bit is over…. Brew my pretties, brew!