Thanks to all who participated in the Nordeast Brewers Alliance Homebrew Competition - Brew. Drink. Compete..

There were 180 entries judged and 213 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stMichael LandA Simple Saison To Mordor 25B: Saison
2ndSachin "Chino" DarjiStraight Lambic 201523D: Lambic
HMJeremy RiesThe Chaser30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Winning Entries

Table 1: American IPAs (25 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAaron De Boer
Co-Brewer: Matt Johnson
Collab IPA #321A: American IPA
2ndJoel McGormleyMostly Sunny 21B: Specialty IPA
3rdMike Milne
Co-Brewer: Travis Lott
Chowda IPA21B: Specialty IPA

Table 2: American Beer and Pale Lager (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stLane WanousAmerican Dream1B: American Lager
2ndTerry MoravecCzech Mate3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
3rdIan CampbellCream Ale1C: Cream Ale

Table 3: Pale European Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMatt HarrenPils5D: German Pils
2ndDerek CregerUggly Otter European Lager4C: Helles Bock
3rdPhil CammaranoOompah!4B: Festbier

Table 4: Amber Malty European Lager (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteve Towey
Co-Brewer: Erin Towey
Oktoberfist6A: Marzen
2ndCarl AllenWhere There's Fire...6B: Rauchbier
3rdNick McLawhornProst!6A: Marzen

Table 5: Amber and Wheat European Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJames FairclothIrving Park Vienna Lager7A: Vienna Lager
2ndKevin Wojdak
Co-Brewer: Chris Havorka, Drew Sword, Kristen Sword
Over the Border Dunkelweizen10B: Dunkels Weissbier
3rdEric BinderHefeweizen10A: Weissbier

Table 6: British Beer (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRyan SpeyrerBitterly Mild11A: Ordinary Bitter
2ndMatt HarrenDark Mild13A: Dark Mild
3rdEric TalmadgeQueens Breakfast Brown Porter13C: English Porter

Table 7: Dark and Irish Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRichard BrowerNot So Foreign Extra Stout16D: Foreign Extra Stout
2ndAaron OrwickDark Matter Irish Stout15B: Irish Stout
3rdDave MatsonBaltic Porter9C: Baltic Porter

Table 8: Pale American Ale (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPhil CammaranoPeaches & Padre18B: American Pale Ale
2ndBrian Dorry
Co-Brewer: Brian Rose
You're Not A Golden Lion Blonde Ale18A: Blonde Ale
3rdTyler MillerOxidized By Auto-Siphon18B: American Pale Ale

Table 9: Amber and Dark American Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAaron BachImperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout
2ndTyler MillerNordwest Porter20A: American Porter
3rdJames FairclothIrving Park Red Ale19A: American Amber Ale

Table 10: Sour Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSachin "Chino" DarjiStraight Lambic 201523D: Lambic
2ndTyler MillerJace Would Be Proud23A: Berliner Weisse
3rdAaron HamannTurbid23D: Lambic

Table 11: Belgian Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMichael LandA Simple Saison To Mordor 25B: Saison
2ndAaron De Boer
Co-Brewer: Jed Hicks
Barke Saison25B: Saison
3rdAaron Orwick9:36 Sunset Wit24A: Witbier

Table 12: Trappist Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTroy FennerYou Be Trippin26C: Belgian Tripel
2ndDave BanceB4 (belgian Quad)26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
3rdPaul FowlerBelgian Dark Strong 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 13: Fruit Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAlex WarnerBlueberry Barleywine29A: Fruit Beer
2ndAaron Orwick9:36 Sunset Shandy29A: Fruit Beer
3rdDave MatsonBloody IPA29A: Fruit Beer

Table 14: Spiced Beer (17 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeremy RiesThe Chaser30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndWilliam HustonUdderly Gourdgeous 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdJp Gallagher
Co-Brewer: Melynda Gallagher
Pumpkin Coffee Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 15: Special Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stWilliam Huston95 Problems27A: Historical Beer
2ndPaul Fowler1914 Courage Ris 27A: Historical Beer
3rdSteve Towey
Co-Brewer: Erin Towey
Love Your Coconuts34A: Clone Beer

Table 16: Wood and Smoke Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRyan CeliaNumber Two33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndErich BoldtOttertrace33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdJoel McGormleyPirate X 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 17: Strong British Ale (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSachin "Chino" DarjiFlapjacks17C: Wee Heavy
2ndRichard BrowerEnglish Strong Ale17A: English Strong Ale