Start-up brewery: judging beers and giving back

As a homebrewer for more than 2 decades that is making the move to being a professional brewer and opening up a nano-brewery, one of the first things I did was take a look at my recipes. Like most other all-grain homebrewers, my recipes started from my old copy of the Bible: Charlie’s Complete Joy
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Start-up brewery: get the township on board

Finding a place for Zed’s Beer has been much more difficult than I had initially thought it would be.  Best advice?  Start with the Townships. My initial idea was to look at the map of current and projected breweries in South Jersey, find a space where there was a gap, and concentrate there.  I actually
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Start-up brewery: judging beers 2

Previously I noted that the gift of feedback regarding my home-brew was something unexpected when I first started entering beers into competition.  And the feedback was so valuable, I decided to become a BJCP beer judge myself, to possibly help others brew better beers. As I quickly learned, the purpose of the BJCP is threefold
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