Hop Research Institute in Žatec, in collaboration with Bohemia Hop, a.s., is preparing the 1st year of competition of the best hopped beer by Kazbek variety, in two categories:
1. Upper fermented ALE
2. Bottom fermented LAGER
The style of individual beers is not limited, but the condition is to use a minimum of 50% of KAZBEK variety for hopping, other hopping is not limited.
No entry fees for beer samples.
Beer samples until March 22th 2019 in a minimum volume of 15 l
Beers will be judged by blind tasting method by an expert panel, composed of participated brewery representatives, specialists in hop and brewing industry.
Evaluation system (1 or 2 rounds, final) will be dependent on a number of registered beer samples. The main criteria will be a pleasant and balanced taste, aroma, bitterness, impression of aftertaste and the overall preference of evaluated beer.
Registration until February 28th 2019
1. place: bag 40 kg Kazbek P90
2. place: bag 20 kg Kazbek P90
3. place: bag 10 kg Kazbek P90
+ other prizes (cup, diploma, free tickets to Hop Museum, etc.)
The term of beer tasting, evaluation and awarding will be March 28th 2019
(auditorium hall of Hop Research institute in Žatec, CZ).
Bohemia Hop a. s. (as well as CHMELAŘSTVÍ, cooperative Žatec):
Mr Jan PODSEDNÍK
phone: +420 602 708 411
Chmelařský institut s. r. o. (Hop Research Institute Co., Ltd.)
Josef PATZAK PhD
phone (office): +420 415 732 133