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Falcons Competitions
Every brewer wonders just how good their brews are and how much their friends are snowing them when they guzzle down their brews. Blind judged competitions provide the best tool to get fair feedback on your brews. Every year the Falcons run four competitions: The Doug King Memorial Speciality Lager and Experimental Beers Competition; The Maltose Falcons Mayfaire; The Los Angeles County Fair Homebrewing Competition and Oktoberfest. Watch this space for details on getting your beers judged.

Would you like to view the Maltose Falcons Hall of Champions?
See the current standings in the Falcons' own Merlin Cup competition!

Falcons Guidelines
   A number of Falcons participate in the BJCP, including writing parts of the official BJCP guidelines. Since the start of the club's many competitions, including the Mayfaire (over 25 years old), the Falcons have also had an independent style guidelines. You'll notice a few differences from the BJCP and we tend to change them up a little bit every year.
2007 Falcons Guidelines (pdf) (doc)
2006 Falcons Guidelines (pdf) (doc)
2004 Falcons Guidelines (pdf) (doc)
2003 Falcons Guidelines (pdf) (doc) (rtf)
2002 Falcons Guidelines (pdf) (doc) (rtf)

Falcons' Comps/Judgings and AHA Club Competitions
2007 MayFaire Competition
2007 Doug King Memorial Lager and Specialty Beer Competition
2006 LA County Fair Competition
2006 MayFaire Competition
2006 Doug King Memorial Lager and Specialty Beer Competition
2005 LA County Fair Competition
2005 Lucky Baldwin's IPA Festival
2005 MayFaire Competition
2005 Doug King Memorial Lager and Specialty Beer Competition
Older Falcons Contest Results
Note: Falcons (and others), remember entering competitions is how we win cool stuff like the Anchor Award.

AHA Club-Only Competitions
2 bottles due to the Vice President at meeting listed
March 6th 2005: Lambic
May 2005: Extract Brews (50%+ of gravity from extract)
August 2005: Belgian and French Ale
September/October 2005: European Amber Lager
November/December 2005: Baltic Porter

General Competitions (Organized by Deadline)
Check the AHA's offical calendar

Want to make your own beer at home? Get started on the right foot. Check out the Falcon's sponsoring shop, The Home Beer, Wine, Cheesemaking Shop. John Daume, proprietor, has been serving the home brewing and winemaking needs of Angelenos since 1972, over 30 years! (Falcon Members receive a 10% discount on supplies)
Looking for older Falcons' information?, The Westval Maltose Falcons Webpage (Locally cached) (The Original Falcon's Roost, prior to 1999)
Looking for a home wine making club in the Los Angeles area? Check out our sister club, The Cellarmasters, over 30 and still stomping grapes.