While the rest of us were enjoying the drinks reception, Gordon Strong and Chip Walton were judging beer for the Carboy Cup. Each NHC club entered a beer so the win went to both the brewer and the club. I don't recall if there was a prize but either way, there were bragging rights.
The event was brilliant and the location of Smock Alley theatre is just perfect. The only hitch were a few laptop issues featuring the windows 10 sad face and message that something went wrong. It was sorted out quickly enough each time and didn't really take away from the conference. In fact, it highlighted the fact that at the end of the day, this is an amateur brewing conference run by amateurs and not a slick, professionally run commercial conference. The thing is, the organisational skills behind the conference might as well be professional. Here's looking forward to BrewCon 2017.
You can see the full album of photos I took on the Beoir Flickr Page.