Thanks To All Who Participated in the All American Home Brew Competition 2/14/2015

There were 320 entries judged and 168 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Luke Shropshire Zetsy Gose 23A: Specialty Beer Nky homebrewers guild
2nd Patrick Micka Chuckwagon 17B: Flanders Red Ale LAGERS
3rd Brad Shouse Panzerkampfwagen 6C: Kolsch

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lagers & Pilsner (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Magnuszewski Kit Kat 1A: Lite American Lager CMI
2nd Brent McGrady Yellow Beer 1D: Munich Helles Delaware Ohio Homebrewers (DOH!)
3rd Tom Luers
Co-Brewer: Jon Luers
Summer Breeze AWESOME! (T107) 2B: Bohemian Pilsener Bloatarian Brewing League

Table 2: Dark Lager, European Amber Lager (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Eric Carman Waltzing Vienna 3A: Vienna Lager CMI
2nd John Schneider Salute Your Schwarz 4C: Schwarzbier Oakley Park Brewing
3rd Tim Palmer Dark Angel 4C: Schwarzbier Foam Blowers of Indiana

Table 3: Bock (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kevin Paul Annihilator 5C: Doppelbock C.R.A.F.T
2nd Eric Carman Goat Head Bock 5B: Traditional Bock CMI
3rd Eric Carman Polar Express 5D: Eisbock CMI

Table 4: Light Hybrid (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brad Shouse Panzerkampfwagen 6C: Kolsch
2nd Kelly Montgomery Wheat For It! 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer Delhi Mashers
3rd Ryan Rahe Corn-Fed Cream Ale 6A: Cream Ale MASH
HM Kevin O’Leary 240 Cream Ale 6A: Cream Ale The ABNormal Brewers

Table 5: Amber Hybrid, German Wheat & Rye (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dave Dixon Dreaded Old Common 7B: California Common Beer NKY Homebrewers Guild
2nd Jim Rupert First Date 15A: Weizen/Weissbier MASH/BBL
3rd Jim Rupert Poltergeist 15C: Weizenbock MASH/BBL

Table 6: English Pale (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Albarella
Co-Brewer: Brandon Hughes
English Pale 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Bloatarian Brewing League
2nd Andy Weigel I Am A Terrible Brewer Of British Beers. Chris Wyatt Gave Me This Recipe And I Brewed It. If It Medals The Limey Gods Must Be Smiling On Me. 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter TRASH
3rd Michael McCaffrey Larry’s Bitter 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

Table 7: Scottish / Irish (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Anthony Bouvette Guthrie 9E: Strong Scotch Ale
2nd Andy Weigel This Stupid Irish Red Is On The Higher Side Of The Guidelines. I Used US05 And Did A Diacetyl Rest, So If Any Of You Knuckleheads Call Diacetyl I’m Going To Respectfully Disagree. 9D: Irish Red Ale TRASH
3rd Ryan Mills National Drunkard 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Foam Blowers of Indiana

Table 8: American Ale (24 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jared Whalen Hops Electric 10A: American Pale Ale Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
2nd Kelly Montgomery
Co-Brewer: Mark Landers
Broken Sprocket 3.0 10B: American Amber Ale Delhi Mashers
3rd Tom Cox
Co-Brewer: Jay Messner
Big Hairy 10A: American Pale Ale Terrace Park Brewing Company

Table 9: English Brown (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
English Brown 11B: Southern English Brown Ale CMI
2nd Kelly Montgomery
Co-Brewer: Mark Landers
Nut Nice Brown Ale 11C: Northern English Brown Ale Delhi Mashers
3rd Brent McGrady Mo’s Mild 2 11A: Mild Delaware Ohio Homebrewers (DOH!)

Table 10: Porter (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andy Melchers BBL Porter 12B: Robust Porter Bloatarian Brewing League
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Jake Porter 12B: Robust Porter NKY Homebrewers Guild
3rd Michael Albarella
Co-Brewer: Brandon Hughes
No Respect 12A: Brown Porter Bloatarian Brewing League
HM Bill Den Herder Dutchman Porter 12B: Robust Porter Bloatarian Brewing League

Table 11: Stout (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jared Whalen Lyin Stout 13D: Foreign Extra Stout Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
2nd Andrew Howell Old Big Boi 13F: Imperial Stout
3rd Tim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Crazy Ivan 13F: Imperial Stout CMI
HM Kelly Montgomery
Co-Brewer: Mark Landers
Milky MCPeterson 13B: Sweet Stout Delhi Mashers

Table 12: IPA (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
IPA 14B: American IPA CMI
2nd Michael Schuler Powerbomb 14B: American IPA NKY Homebrewers Guild
3rd Lucas Hennessey Entry Limit IPA 14C: Imperial IPA CMI

Table 13: Belgian & French Ale (20 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Stewart Saison Avant Le Numero Deux 16C: Saison The brewing network
2nd Anthony Bouvette Bouvette 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale
3rd Cassidy Shibiya Saizo P.A. 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale BBL

Table 14: Sour Ale (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Patrick Micka Chuckwagon 17B: Flanders Red Ale LAGERS
2nd Michael Fairbairn Sour Sal 17C: Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin NKY Homebrewers Guild
3rd Michael Schuler Randomly Firing Synapses 17D: Straight (Unblended) Lambic NKY Homebrewers Guild

Table 15: Belgian Strong (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tyler Padden Monk’s Brew 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Bloatarian Brewing League
2nd Michael Albarella Belgian 6 18A: Belgian Blond Ale Bloatarian Brewing League
3rd Chris Babbitt Claire Beats Madeleine 18C: Belgian Tripel The Brewing Nework

Table 16: Strong Ale (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Schrader Barley Whiner 19C: American Barleywine BBL
2nd Kent Kirkendall
Co-Brewer: Brent Kuhlman
Matilda 19B: English Barleywine Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers
3rd Matthew Aerni Mirth 19B: English Barleywine

Table 17: Fruit Beer (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Chris Babbitt Carli T’s Coconut Porter 20A: Fruit Beer The Brewing Nework
2nd Charlie Rowe Blueberry Wheat 20A: Fruit Beer
3rd Scott Schrader BB Tarts A Lot 20A: Fruit Beer BBL

Table 18: Spice / Herb / Vegetable (22 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Compton In Through The Out Door 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Foam Blowers of Indiana
2nd Andrew Rasmussen
Co-Brewer: Tim Lawson
As Fast As You Can Gingerbread Stout 21B: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
3rd Kent Kirkendall
Co-Brewer: Brent Kuhlman
Scottie Too Hottie 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers
HM Michael Schuler Superfluous 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer NKY Homebrewers Guild

Table 19: Smoke / Wood (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kelly Montgomery Dead End Kids Duncan Barrel Project 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Delhi Mashers
2nd Chris Siegman Downtown Whiskey Brown 22C: Wood-Aged Beer CMI
3rd Brandon Meyer Raaaaaauchbier 22A: Classic Rauchbier KGB

Table 20: Specialty (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Luke Shropshire Zetsy Gose 23A: Specialty Beer Nky homebrewers guild
2nd Brian Ezell
Co-Brewer: Donny Peddicord
Milk Chocolate Stout 23A: Specialty Beer Cincinnati Malt Infusers
3rd Jason Chang Goseface Killah 23A: Specialty Beer
HM Scott Schrader D.I.P.A.T. 23A: Specialty Beer BBL

Table 21: Meads (5 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bill Den Herder Dutchland Dry Mead 24A: Dry Mead Bloatarian Brewing League
2nd Kevin Paul Whoopinstick Braggot 26B: Braggot C.R.A.F.T
3rd Dave Oram
Co-Brewer: Karlene Oram
OGM B 26C: Open Category Mead BOSS

Table 22: Cider & Perry (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Josanna Dixon Bonehead Hefe Cider 28D: Other Specialty Cider or Perry NKY Homebrewers Guild
2nd Josanna Dixon Bonehead Peach Cider 28B: Fruit Cider NKY Homebrewers Guild
3rd Brad Shouse My Swede Heart 28D: Other Specialty Cider or Perry