Fw: LongShot Judging: June 30th in Oakland
- For you ranked & experienced judges out there.
For you stewards (experienced or novice), this is a great comp to volunteer.Boston Beer company takes care of the volunteers VERY well.The Oakland Convention Center at the BART station.And the Convention Center is blocks away from Pacific Coast Brewing, Luka's Taproom, The Trappist and Beer Revolution!I've already responded confirming to judge both days.Let me know if you have any questions or interest in helping,Roger.----- Forwarded Message -----
From: John S. Watson <jswatson@...>
To: John Watson <jswatson@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:29 AM
Subject: LongShot Judging: June 30th in Oakland
Hello,The Samuel Adams Longshot Homebrew Competition is once again takingplace at the Oakland Marriott.This year the date is Saturday, June 30th.We need your palates!We will have a morning judging session,break for lunch, and then an afternoon session.There will be a light breakfast before the judging in the morning,and a buffet dinner will be served afterward.Each volunteer will get a bit of Sam Adams swag(don't know what it will be this year, in the past yearsit has been Sam Adams t-shirts, glasses, hats and/or bottle openers).So if you'd like to help out, please e-mail me(please leave the word "Longshot" in the subject line),and let me know if you can judge.Please send your:Your Name,BJCP Rank (if any), BJCP number (if any).Styles of beer you prefer to judgeStyles of beer you prefer not to judgeStyles of beer you have entries in this competition.Also give me a phone number that I'll be able to contactyou during the event.If you are coming from outside the area, Samuel Adamsmay be able to put you up in a hotel room for the nightof June 30th. Priority will be given to those comingthe furthest distances (i.e., the South Bay, the North Bay,Sacramento).Those willing to share your room with another volunteermay have two nights in the hotel (Friday and Saturday nights).Let me know who you prefer to share with, or I can assign youto another volunteers that you'll be okay with sharing a twin bedroom with.Sam Adams will also pay for your parking at the hotel convention center.If you think you qualify for a hotel room, let me knowand I'll put you down for one.Those staying in the hotel might be asked to judge one moresession in the morning of Sunday, July 1st, if we for somereason are not able to finish all the beers on June 30th.A small breakfast will be provied on Sunday morning forthose that are staying at the hotel.Cheers,John S. WatsonCompetition Coordinator