Thanks To All Who Participated in the The Brew Hut Annual Homebrew Competition

There were 258 entries judged and 205 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Laverty
Co-Brewer: Mark Laverty
F’N’ Farmhouse 16C: Saison
2nd William Beeson Dortmunder No Plunder 1E: Dortmunder Export Rock Hoppers
3rd Sam Bates The Groundskeeper 9C: Scottish Export 80/- The Lincoln Lagers

Best of Show – ProAm: Dry Dock South

Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
William Beeson Dortmunder No Plunder 1E: Dortmunder Export Rock Hoppers

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lager and Pilsner (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Beeson Dortmunder No Plunder 1E: Dortmunder Export Rock Hoppers
2nd William Beeson Ze German Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Rock Hoppers
3rd Scott Davidson Prohibit Prohibition Lager 1B: Standard American Lager 5830co
HM Marcus Black Reich Und Sexy Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Flocculant Basterds

Table 2: Amber Lager, Dark Lager and Bock (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Philip Penningroth Neis Bock 5D: Eisbock Rock Hoppers Brew Club
2nd Stephen Stanley Doppelbock 5C: Doppelbock
3rd Kelly Kruegel Arctic Chi 5D: Eisbock Rock Hoppers

Table 3: Hybrids (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matthew Chan Rye N Fly 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer
2nd Patrick Schneider Alpine Alt 7A: Northern German Altbier Independent
3rd Robert Evans Kedryn’s Kolsch 6C: Kolsch
HM Douglas Finke Kolsch 6C: Kolsch Lincoln Lagers

Table 4: English Pale and Brown (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ernie Smith Bitter Brit 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) IBU (Intellectual Brewers Union)
2nd Nate Meister Jamboree Brown Ale 11C: Northern English Brown Ale
3rd Scott Noble Special Bitter 8B: Special/Best/Premium Bitter

Table 5: Scottish and Irish (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Sam Bates The Groundskeeper 9C: Scottish Export 80/- The Lincoln Lagers
2nd Matthew Zenthoefer Backyard Babbles Wee Heavy 9E: Strong Scotch Ale
3rd Matthew Weissenbuehler
Co-Brewer: Brennan Weissenbuehler
Celtic Sunset Irish Red 9D: Irish Red Ale

Table 6: American Ale (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Darrel Brown Sugar Daddy’s Brown Ale 10C: American Brown Ale
2nd Bryan Keas Dingleberry 10C: American Brown Ale Rock Hoppers
3rd Robert Evans Chief’s Pale Ale 10A: American Pale Ale

Table 7: Porter (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matthew Linnenburger Hey Porter! 12B: Robust Porter Rock Hoppers Brew Club
2nd Eddie Barkelew
Co-Brewer: Kim Kenyon
Zombie Porter 12B: Robust Porter The Brewing Network
3rd Trevor Johnson
Co-Brewer: Spartacus
Black Rain 12B: Robust Porter Hop Barley and the Alers

Table 8: Stout (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew McArthur
Co-Brewer: Ryan Moore
Vitalogy Russian Imperial Stout 13F: Imperial Stout
2nd Kyle Kilman Kilman’s Irish Dry 13A: Dry Stout
3rd Jon Strother Chain Lube Stout 13E: American Stout

Table 9: IPA (28 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Kendall Triple 6 IPA 14B: American IPA
2nd Jon Partain
Co-Brewer: Sarah Ferro
IRA 14B: American IPA
3rd Tanner Reynolds IPA #39 14B: American IPA

Table 10: German Wheat, Strong Ale, and Fruit Beer (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matt Lawlor Hefeweizen 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Rock Hoppers
2nd Geoff Humphrey Dark Matter 15C: Weizenbock Rock Hoppers
3rd Brian Hoesing Peach Gose 20A: Fruit Beer Lincoln Lagers

Table 11: Belgian, French, and Sour (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Laverty
Co-Brewer: Mark Laverty
F’N’ Farmhouse 16C: Saison
2nd Terry Runion Mary Jane Spicy Imperial Saison 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Terry E Runion
3rd Michael Mechaley Backyard Belgian IPA 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale
HM David Reinicke
Co-Brewer: Nich Sheldon
Caught Off Garde 16D: Biere de Garde

Table 12: Belgian Strong (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Booth
Co-Brewer: Jim Booth
Amand’s Hand 18D: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
2nd Keith Ciani Dark Strong 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Chop & Brew
3rd Chris Huser Our Daily Bread 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Rock Hoppers
HM Kelly Kruegel He’s A Little Dark 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Rock Hoppers

Table 13: Spice, Herb, Vegetable (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tom Dosch Lazy Sunday 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2nd Kevin Royer
Co-Brewer: Moriah Lowdermilk
Mexican "Chocolate" Stout 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rd Chris Pittman
Co-Brewer: Mike Anderson
Lemongrass Ginger Ale 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 2 Dudes Brew

Table 14: Smoke and Wood (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Patrick Schneider Quest For Utopia Rauchbier 22A: Classic Rauchbier Independent
2nd Tanner Reynolds Rauchbier #39 22A: Classic Rauchbier
3rd Steven Baker Wholly Smoke V2.0 22B: Other Smoked Beer
HM Michael Herrmann Mike’s BB Bliss 22C: Wood-Aged Beer TBD

Table 15: Specialty (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Hoesing Hand In The Bush 23A: Specialty Beer Lincoln Lagers
2nd Heath McNeil
Co-Brewer: Justin Riddle
Cloudy Day White IPA 23A: Specialty Beer
3rd Mark Filardi 3:45 Pali Ryed 23A: Specialty Beer Foam on the range

Table 16: Mead, Cider, and Wine (5 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jean Corriveau White Merlot 29A: Red Wine Colorado Wine Club
2nd Palmer Smith VMC 28D: Other Specialty Cider or Perry
3rd Jean Corriveau Mead With Blackberries 25C: Other Fruit Melomel Colorado Wine Club