Hop Research Institute in Žatec, in collaboration with Bohemia Hop, a.s., CHMELAŘSTVÍ, cooperative Žatec and Hop Growers Union of the Czech Republic, will prepare the 2nd 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, but respecting the aroma feature of the Kazbek variety.
No entry fees for beer samples.
Beer samples until June 15th 2021 in a minimum volume of 15 l.
Package: only glass or plastic bottle, not beer barrel (keg) due to easy preparing / pouring samples.
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.
Chmelařský institut s.r.o.
Mr Karel KROFTA
438 01 ŽATEC
ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA / CZECH REPUBLIC / TSCHECHISCHE REPUBLIK
Phone (gsm): +420 728 062 397
Registration until May 31st 2021!
Please, send the registration form to e-mail:
The term of beer tasting, evaluation and awarding will take place
June 23rd 2021
(auditorium hall of Hop Research institute in Žatec, CZ).
Bohemia Hop a. s. (as well as CHMELAŘSTVÍ, cooperative Žatec):
Mrs Markéta PODSEDNÍKOVÁ
phone: +420 602 631 621
Chmelařský institut s. r. o. (Hop Research Institute Co., Ltd.)
Vladimír NESVADBA PhD
head of hop breeding department
phone (office): +420 607 104 892