April Competition - lager/kolsch/pseudo lager

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  1. Apr 2, 2019 #1

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    Spring is here and it's time for the April competition - lager/kolsch/pseudo lager including both European and American styles. Some of you have sent me lagers before which have been great, so I know there are some good ones out there.

    As usual, PM me for address details. Currently I'm looking at 2nd weekend in May for judging.
     
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    Count me in with a few.
     
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    Does a California Common brewed with American lager yeast qualify? I bottled one yesterday.
     
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    May send in a lager
     
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    Sure it does!
     
  6. Apr 17, 2019 #6

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    Bumping this to see if anyone else wants to get involved.

    There's a £10 Beers of Europe voucher in it for the winner.
     
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    Can you pm your address.

    I have a Vienna lager that been conditioning a while and I don't drink lager that often so it would be good to get an honest opinion
     
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    I have 2 to send in. when is the judging going to be?
     
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    I’ve got a pseudo lager that I think is disgusting but my wife thinks I’m overreacting and says it’s alright. I know it won’t win but I might enter just to see. I’ve not decided yet though.
     
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    @Leon103 I will PM you.

    @MickDundee I'm very happy to give constructive criticism.

    The judging will be May 11th, I have a few friends coming round with varying degrees of beer knowledge who can help me out. I find it equally interesting hearing the opinion of those with a developed palate who know what to look out for in certain styles, to those who only know whether it's 'nice or not'.
     
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    I might have something to enter, I'll have a look tonight. You still at the same address?
     
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    Now here's the thing. I've got a Kolsch yeast pseudo lager based on a modified 1920's Barkley Perkins recipe that, when it's good, I'm happy with. However, some of the bottles are gushers and taste pants. Do I risk it or not?
     
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    I'll PM you the address just to confirm.
     
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    I have a lager that should be ready by the 2nd weekend in may. Can you PM me your address please and I'll get a couple of bottles sent over.
     
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    PM sent.
     
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    My kolsch is a bit past its best so not worth entering but I may have something else...
    If so I'll get it posted tomorrow.
     
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    @jceg316 Eisbock on its way to you now.
     

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