Despite the sound of it, the competition held by Wynkoop Brewing Company doesnt reward the person who can drink the most beer.
Instead, its a contest consisting of a brewkaki style Q&A session on all things beer related, a taste testing and a competition called The Beer Whisperer where contestants must hold a conversation with their favorite beer.
One of the three finalists, Tom Schmidlin, a grad student from the University of Washington, says hes a good candidate for winner because hes a home brewer and enjoys studying beer and yeast.
Schmidlin has a hard time deciding what his favorite beer is. He says, Its like being asked to pick a favorite child.
But if he manages to reg-ale judges, Schmidlin will win free beer for life from the Wynkoop Brewing Company and $250 worth of beer at their local beer bar.
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