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Table Saison – 2019 Winning Recipe

 
Anna Moe’s Table Saison took first place in the European Category, going on to clinch the runner-up position in Best in Show.
 
Table Saison  – Thørst
 
4.2%
OG 1.035
FG 1.003
IBU 11
 
Fermentables
 
70% Dingemans Pilsner
20% Crisp Pale Rye
10% Dingemans Biscuit
 
Hops
 
11 IBU of East Kent Goldings @60min
13g Savinjski Golding @0min
 
Yeast
 
Imperial B64 “Napoleon”
 
Water Profile
 
Ca 32ppm, Mg 12ppm, Cl 90ppm, SO4 74ppm, Na 64ppm
 
Method
 
Step Mash; 43 degrees for 15′, 55 degrees for 15′, then ramp slowly from 60 to 72 degrees over the course of an hour.
 
Boil time 90′
 
Fermented at 18 degrees C
 
Carbonated to 2.8vol
 
 
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Foreign Extra Stout – 2019 Best in Show Recipe

Anna Moe’s Foreign Extra Stout took gold in the Dark Beer category at the 2019 Competition, going on to be crowned overall Best in Show. She’s kindly shared her recipe below.

Foreign Extra Stout – Black as the Devil’s Anus

6.96%

OG 1.072
FG 1.019
IBU 50

Fermentables

69% Thomas Fawcett Maris Otter
12% Crisp Chocolate Malt 950EBC
5% Cara Aroma 350EBC
8% Flaked Oats
6% Dark Muscovado Sugar (added last 10min of boil)

Hops

32 IBU Bramling Cross @60min
12 IBU Bullion @60 min
6 IBU Brewer’s Gold @60min

Yeast

Imperial A01 “House”

Water Profile

Ca 32ppm, Mg 12ppm, Cl 90ppm, SO4 0ppm, Na 64ppm

Method

Single infusion mash, 65 degrees C for 75 minutes

Boil time 60 minutes

Fermented at 18 degrees

Carbonated to 2.1 vol

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Scottish Craft Brewers Competition 2019 – Results

The results are in!

We had over 50 entries in 6 categories from across the UK and beyond, and the judges tasted some fantastic beers over the weekend. Congratulations to all the winners, and especially Anna Moe, whose entries placed across multiple categories and took 1st and 2nd place in Best in Show.

Thanks to The Goth in Prestonpans for hosting the main judging, and six°north Edinburgh for hosting the People’s Choice and Prizegiving event.

Individual scores for all entries can be viewed online now at the competition site, and judges comments will be made available shortly. Contact Competitions@scottishcraftbrewers.com if you have any queries.

BEST OF SHOW
Best of Show is judged between the first placed entries from categories 1-5

1st: Anna Moe (co-brewer Neil Page), Black as the Devil’s Anus

2nd: Anna Moe (co-brewer Neil Page), Thørst

3rd: Jordan Sadler, Rebel Rebel – IPA

Tom Gardner – 1st Place Ordinary Bitter

1. English
11A Ordinary Bitter

1st: Tom Gardner, Brewkat Bitter (Scottish Craft Brewers)

2nd: Mark Sanderson, Nice Tan (London Amateur Brewers)

3rd: Anna Moe (co-brewer Neil Page), Extraordinarily Ordinary
 

2. American
21A American IPA / 21B7 NEIPA

1st: Jordan Sadler, Rebel Rebel – IPA

2nd: Matthew HalesHazy Dayz – NEIPA (Midland Craft Brewers)

3rd: Garreth Smith, Victory or Die – IPA (REBEL Homebrew)

Honourable Mention: Devon MacDougall, A Finer Shade of Pale – IPA (London Amateur Brewers)

Gordon Nichol – 3rd Place Scottish Export

3. Scottish
14C Scottish Export

1st: Gordon KingScottish Export

2nd: Philip SissonLochaber No More

3rd: Gordon Nicol, 80/- (Scottish Craft Brewers)

Oliver Burrow – 2nd Place Foreign Extra Stout

4. Dark
16D Foreign Extra Stout

1st: Anna Moe (co-brewer Neil Page), Black as the Devil’s Anus

2nd: Oliver BurrowWhy Toast When You Can Roast?

3rd: Gordon Nicol, Foreign Extra Stout (Scottish Craft Brewers)

Gordon Nichol – 3rd Place Saison

5. European
25B Saison

1st: Anna Moe (co-brewer Neil Page), Thørst

2nd: Anna Moe (co-brewer Neil Page), Saison De Noël

3rd: Gordon Nicol, Saison (Scottish Craft Brewers)

Honourable Mention: Gordon Nicol, Mad Saison (Scottish Craft Brewers)

Harry Kirkham – 1st Place Catharina Sour

6. People’s Choice
PRX4 Catharina Sour

1st: Harry Kirkham, Competition Sour II (Scottish Craft Brewers)

2nd: Andy Newall, Tiny Dancer (Scottish Craft Brewers)

3rd: Mark Sanderson, Pomegranate City (London Amateur Brewers)

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2019 Competition – Results announced at six°north Edinburgh

We are very pleased to announce that the2019 SCB Competition People’s Choice Judging and Results Announcements will be at the superb six°north in Edinburgh on Sunday 20th January

https://www.facebook.com/events/1089902264544232/

Hope to see as many people as possible to sample the great beers and food from the bar. We will announce the results, best in show and have a chance to judge the Catharina Sours entered for People’s Choice.

There’s also a Heriot-Watt University Brewing Society meetup brewing in the Kitchen so a chance to see what they’re up to.

https://www.scottishcraftbrewers.org/Competition/

There’s still time to register and get your entries submitted!

1. English
11A Ordinary Bitter
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
2. American
21A American IPA / 21B NEIPA (Draft Guidance)
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
http://dev.bjcp.org/beer…/21b-specialty-ipa-new-england-ipa/
3. Scottish 
14C Scottish Export 80/-
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
4. Dark
16D Foreign Extra Stout
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
5. Continental
25B Saison
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
6. People’s Choice
X4 Catharina Sour (Draft Guidance)
http://dev.bjcp.org/beer-styles/x4-catharina-sour/

Categories 1 – 5 will be judged by the panel on the Saturday. The winning entries in each of these categories will go forward to the final judging for the Best in Show award.

People’s Choice entries are judged at the open judging session on Sunday, followed by the prize giving ceremony. All are welcome to attend and join in with the judging.

Any queries please use the contact forms on the Competition Website.

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2019 Scottish Craft Brewers Competition Update

Postal Entries are now open and the Drop Off Locations have been confirmed for the 2019 Scottish Craft Brewers Competition. We’ve also added the option to pay entry fees via Paypal. Visit the Competition site for more details.

https://www.scottishcraftbrewers.org/Competition/

There’s still plenty of time to register and get your entries submitted!

1. English
11A Ordinary Bitter
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
2. American
21A American IPA / 21B NEIPA (Draft Guidance)
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
http://dev.bjcp.org/beer…/21b-specialty-ipa-new-england-ipa/
3. Scottish 
14C Scottish Export 80/-
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
4. Dark
16D Foreign Extra Stout
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
5. Continental
25B Saison
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
6. People’s Choice
X4 Catharina Sour (Draft Guidance)
http://dev.bjcp.org/beer-styles/x4-catharina-sour/

Categories 1 – 5 will be judged by the panel on the Saturday. The winning entries in each of these categories will go forward to the final judging for the Best in Show award.

People’s Choice entries are judged at an open judging session on Sunday, followed by the prize giving ceremony. All are welcome to attend and join in with the judging.

Any queries please use the contact forms on the Competition Website.

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2019 Scottish Craft Brewers Competition – Registration Now Open!

Registration is now live for the annual Scottish Craft Brewers Competition, taking place over the weekend of 19th-20th January 2019.

https://www.scottishcraftbrewers.org/Competition/

As previously announced, the categories will be as follows, with the People’s Choice having been chosen by public vote on our Facebook Group.

1. English
11A Ordinary Bitter
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
2. American
21A American IPA / 21B NEIPA (Draft Guidance)
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
http://dev.bjcp.org/beer…/21b-specialty-ipa-new-england-ipa/
3. Scottish 
14C Scottish Export 80/-
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
4. Dark
16D Foreign Extra Stout
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
5. Continental
25B Saison
https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf
6. People’s Choice
X4 Catharina Sour (Draft Guidance)
http://dev.bjcp.org/beer-styles/x4-catharina-sour/

Categories 1 – 5 will be judged by the panel on the Saturday. The winning entries in each of these categories will go forward to the final judging for the Best in Show award.

People’s Choice entries are judged at an open judging session on Sunday, followed by the prize giving ceremony. All are welcome to attend and join in with the judging. Venues and times for the Sunday session will be confirmed soon!

Please register you account and entries early so we have an idea of numbers, and good luck!

Any queries please use the contact forms on the Competition Website.

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2018 Competition Results

The 2018 Competition was held at Ushers in Edinburgh.

American IPA

Gold – Harry Kirkham

Silver – Daniel Juett

American Pale Ale

Gold – James Collin

Ordinary Bitter

Gold – Malcolm Cruickshank

Silver – James Collin

English IPA

Gold –

Silver – Malcolm Cruickshank

Bronze – James Collin

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Silver – James Collin

Bronze – Malcolm Cruickshank

People’s Choice

Belgian Golden Strong – James Collin

Best In Show

Ordinary Bitter – Malcolm Cruickshank