BJCP 2015 Style Guidelines
The Audio Version as read by Scott Panfil
This is a study-aid for the BJCP online exam. I learn better through audio, and I couldn’t find a reading of the guidelines, so I decided to make my own.
New styles will be uploaded weekly.
Refer to the BJCPwebsite for the current text of the BJCP Style Guidelines. The BJCP Style Guidelines are copyright BJCP, Inc. and cannot be reproduced without permission. Any questions about the use of the guidelines can be sent to the BJCP Communications Director. Any questions about the recording can be directed to [email protected].
How are they organized
Exactly as the written guidelines. You can follow along with the PDF version from BJCP.org if you’d like. Everything is included.
Can I buy a finished audio version somewhere?
No. This is free. If you see anyone charging for this, please alert me.
When I finally finish, I will combine them into a single edition if you want to download it (again, for free).
Why take the time to record it?
As stated in the page intro, I learn best by hearing, even better by speaking. I wanted an audio version that I could listen to on repeat. I couldn’t find one, so I decided to make one. As long as BJCP.org allows this to be here, you can always find them free.
Are you making money off of this?
Again, no. I just want this to be clear as I have no intention of breaking BJCP rules. I’m doing this for me, and sharing it if it helps others.
Will you update when a new version is released?
That’s the plan.
What if something is pronounced wrong?
Please let me know. I try hard, but I bet there’s at least one mistake per style.
Are you allowed to do this?
The guides can’t be reproduced without permission. I made sure to ask the BJCP Communications Director first. Thank you for asking.
A reminder, I don’t own these, they are copyright BJCP Inc.
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