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With that much caramel malt, I really doubt you could pass it off as a "dry stout" with a straight face. I would guess "sweet stout" would be the best fit, or possibly "foreign extra stout" (which is, frankly, a catchall style) if there's too much bitterness to put it under "sweet stout". And as Codehopper mentioned above, if it tastes like you added coffee,...


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If it tastes like an APA, then it is an APA. The judges don't get to see your recipe. Always enter based on taste, not based on recipe.


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Other special beer, since you added coffee.


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This homebrewer's blog lists the categories with the five most and five least entries for at least the 2010-2012 NHCs. It looks like it was consistent over those years. This is the excerpt from 2012. 2012 MOST POPULAR BEER STYLE CATEGORIES Stouts (cat. 13) - 630 entries or 8.7% of total American Ales (cat. 10) - 603 entries or 8.3% of total India Pale ...


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I just had this discussion on the BJCP forums and while a Graf / Malted Cider doesn't have a specific home yet it May if it gains popularity. C2F is the correct category, but note a base style the wort best fits or list the malted ingredients and must portion, in my case I use second runnings so that part is easy. C2F was confirmed by two Grand Master BJCP ...


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No one is allowed to willingly ship alcoholic beverages across state lines in the US. However, UPS and Fedex do a fine job shipping as long as you don't walk in screaming HEY I'M SHIPPING BEER! When they ask whats in there I say glass breakables. If they probe deeper, I say birthday gifts. It all works out fine. I tend to avoid the USPS because they are ...


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This answer is probably too late for your entry, but here it goes. BJCP guidlines don't specify a fermination type. Ale, Lager, "wine yeasts", wild etc. for ciders. So you should pick a category that best fits your ingredients but most importantly fits the aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel of the style as that is what you would be judged against. ...


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