BREW - A&S skill ranks (fwd)

Pug Bainter pug at pug.net
Thu Jan 15 10:39:45 PST 1998


The Right Noble Brewers Guild of Caid has a stronger set of requirements
than the Middle.  Is this perhaps closer to what you were looking for?
We currently have one Grandmaster and two Masters in Caid.  We also have
requirements for becoming a judge - it includes judging brews and
scoring
within a certain percent of the top judge there, etc.

Member - Requirements:  Pay dues (all dues are $6 per year); Privileges:
May attend any guild taste testing; Obligations:  none.

Novice - Requirements:  Pay dues, attend 1 meeting, take novice classes,
assist with a brewing; Privileges: may attend any guild taste testing;
Obligations:  none.

Apprentice - Requirements:  Pay dues, attend 2 meetings, take apprentice
classes, pass 20% of written test, make one batch in any 3 divisions
with scores of at least 50 (divisions explained below); Privileges: may 
attend any guild taste testing; Obligations:  owe guild, local unit or 
brewmaster 5 bottles for use at events.

Journeyman - Requirements:  Pay dues, attend 4 branch meetings and 
2 council meetings, take journeyman classes, pass 40% of written test,
make 2 batches in any 7 divisions with scores of at least 70;
Privileges:  may attend any guild tast testing; Obligations:  owe
guild, local unit or brewmaster 10 bottles for use at events.

Master - Requirements:  Pay dues, attend 8 branch meetings and 4 council
meetings, take masters classes, pass 60% of written test, declare for
a core group and brew 3 batches in each division of this core with
scores
of at least 80, in 4 more divisions not in declared core brew 2 batches
each with a score of at least 70 points and in 3 divisions of final core
group make 2 batches with a score of 50 points; Privileges:  may attend
the judging of any brewing contest within the Kingdom; Obligations: 
Must teach, owe Guild/Local unit/Brewmaster 20 bottles for use at
events.

Grandmaster - Requirements:  Pay dues, attend 16 branch meetings and
8 council meetings; pass 80% of written test, write paper or booklet
with
Council approval and submit it to Kingdom or Society level publication,
make 2 batches in all divisions of the 2 core groups you did not declare
for at Master level, with scores of 80 points; Privileges:  may attend
the judging of any brewing contest within the Kingdom; Obligations:
Must teach, owe Guild/Local unit/Brewmaster 40 bottles for use at
events.

Core I - Beers 
  Division 1	Top Ferment - Light 
  Division 2	Dark 
  Division 3	Bottom Ferment - Light 
  Division 4	Dark 
  Division 5	Short Mead 
 
Core II - Wine 
  Division 6	Grape 
  Division 7	Fruit 
  Division 8	Long Mead 
  Division 9	Sparkling 
  Division 10	Misc. (Flower, etc.) 
 
Core III - Other 
  Division 11	Sodas 
  Division 12	Fortified 
  Division 13	Liqueurs 
  Division 14	Vinegars 
  Division 15	Special (Khumis, Sauces, Fermented Fruits)
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