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HAZE CLUB AWARD OF BREWING PROGRAM

AoB Entry Form


BJCP Style Guidelines (updated Mar 14 '11)

Purpose

The purpose of the Award of Brewing (AoB) program is to inspire members to learn about and accurately reproduce a wide variety of beer, mead, and cider styles as defined by the Beer Judge Certification Program. Participation is voluntary and open to all members.

Program Guidelines


Award of Brewing Levels

Brewers advance through the program by demonstrating their ability to produce beers, meads, and ciders that accurately reflect the characteristics of world beer styles as defined by the Beer Judge Certification Program guidelines. For an entry to pass, it should exhibit no major defects in flavor, quality, or style.

AoB Level Brewing Requirements to Attain Level
Apprentice BrewerAccurately brew a beer style from any BJCP category,
including lagers, ales, meads, and ciders.
Recognized BrewerAccurately brew a beer from each of 6 different BJCP numbered categories.
At least one entry must be a lager and at least one an ale.
Apprentice Brewer entry counts toward this obligation.
Accomplished BrewerAccurately brew a beer from a total of 12 different BJCP numbered categories.
Of these 12, at least two must be lagers and at least two must be ales.
Recognized Brewer entries count toward this obligation.
Advanced BrewerAccurately brew a beer from each of 18 different BJCP numbered categories.
Of these 18, at least three must be lagers and at least three must be ales.
Accomplished Brewer entries count toward this obligation.
Expert BrewerAccurately brew a beer from each of 24 different BJCP numbered categories.
Of these 24, at least four must be lagers and at least four must be ales.
Advanced Brewer entries count toward this obligation.
Have judged or stewarded in a BJCP sanctioned competition
Master BrewerAccurately reproduce beers, meads, and ciders from each BJCP category.
Expert Brewer entries count toward this obligation.
Complete a club service component approved by the steering committee.
Grand Master of HAZEAccurately reproduce a beer from every BJCP subcategory, including meads and ciders.
Master Brewer entries count toward this obligation.
Have served (or currently serve) in any HAZE Club officer position.

Awards and Recognition

Awards serve as the club’s acknowledgement of the brewer’s achievement in successfully brewing various styles of beer. Upon reaching the level of Recognized Brewer, the participant will receive a gift certificate worth $10. Reaching the level of Accomplished Brewer will be rewarded with a $20 gift certificate. Upon reaching the level of Master of Brewing, the participant will receive an engraved and personalized glass mug, an engraved plaque indicating they have reached the level of Master of Brewing, and their name added to the Award of Brewing plaque of Master Brewers.

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