Winners - California State Homebrew Competition

Table 1: 21 - IPA (36 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMike GalliHalfway To NeipaSpecialty IPADiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndNick CoronaDecidedly Hoppy, Moderately Strong, & Unwittingly Bull-HeadedAmerican IPAQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
3rdMichael BrustHipster JuiceAmerican IPA

Table 2: 25 - Strong Belgian Ale (21 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNick CoronaPale, Complex, Effervescent, & Pre-PubescentBelgian Golden Strong AleQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndEric MakiBelgian BlondBelgian Blond Ale
3rdRobert CaseySaisonSaisonMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)

Table 3: 30 - Spiced Beer (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stLuis CastroPeanut Butter StoutSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerDOZE
2ndAndrew SimsakHoly Basil SaisonSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
3rdDavid ReifsnyderBeet SaisonSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerHOME Brewers [CA]

Table 4: 28 - American Wild Ale (23 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJeff KoehlerTropical BerlinerWild Specialty BeerYeastside Brewers [CA]
2ndSamuel StaleyBirthday Saison - Black CurrantWild Specialty BeerYeastside Brewers [CA]
3rdBrett HighamAmerican Wild Golden On Mixed Berry And CurrantsWild Specialty BeerDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 5: 20 - American Porter and Stout (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMalcolm LiebanYear 5Imperial Stout
2ndKelly DunhamAmerican PorterAmerican PorterThe Brewbirds of Hoppiness
3rdMichael RiddleYou Call This A Porter?American PorterHOME Brewers [CA]
4thChris ClarkChocolate StoutAmerican StoutMad Zymurgists

Table 6: 26 - Trappist Ale (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stIan ElliottBrute Force And IgnoranceBelgian Dark Strong AleGreenbelt Brewers Association
2ndJordan ReedWestcoasterlen XiiBelgian Dark Strong AleDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
3rdJason LedfordBelgian 6-4-3Belgian DubbelGreenbelt Brewers Association
HMLuis CastroPrimo's PartyBelgian TripelDOZE

Table 7: 5 - Pale Bitter European Beer (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrett HighamGerman PilsnerGerman PilsDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndAndrew SimsakHelles ExportGerman ExportbierSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
3rdIan ElliottGladys The Groovy MuleGerman PilsGreenbelt Brewers Association

Table 8: 4 - Pale Malty European Lager (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael RiddleUncle FestivusFestbierHOME Brewers [CA]
2ndHoward ClearfieldFrancisfestFestbierWorts of Wisdom Homebrewers [CA]
3rdJordan ReedHelles I KnowHelles BockDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 9: 6 - Amber Malty European Lager (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNick CoronaBready, Clean, & VivaciousDunkels BockQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndKyle BusaldMarzenMarzenDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
3rdVirg RedmanPPB MarzenMarzenN/A

Table 10: 17 - Strong British Ale (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin JohnsonArthur Pithicus, BarleywineEnglish BarleywineOdd Grogs
2ndHirendu VaishnavBrexit BluesEnglish BarleywineDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
3rdNick CoronaDeeply Malty, Strongly Caramely, & Mentally UnstableWee HeavyQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 11: 8 - Dark European Lager (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrett HighamSchwarzbierSchwarzbierDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndHoward ClearfieldGrubenschachtMunich DunkelWorts of Wisdom Homebrewers [CA]
3rdKevin Mc MahonMunich DunkelMunich DunkelMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)

Table 12: 18 - Pale American Ale (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKyle BlomsethPale AleAmerican Pale AleHeadQuarters
2ndJavier Alderete Pale Hazy DozeAmerican Pale AleDOZE
3rdNick CoronaPale, Refreshing, Hoppy, & Narrow-MindedAmerican Pale AleQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 13: 22 - Strong American Ale (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNick CoronaDoubly Hoppy, Doubly Strong, & Still Unwittingly Bull-HeadedDouble IPAQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndBrian ScharHeaven Cat American BarleywineAmerican BarleywineWorts of Wisdom Homebrewers [CA]
3rdGordon MaugerBreak The Bank DipaDouble IPADiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 19: 1 - Standard American Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNick CoronaLight, Refreshing, & TitillatingAmerican Wheat BeerQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndDarrell DigiovanniLawnmower LagerAmerican Light Lager
3rdMichael RiddleCream DreamCream AleHOME Brewers [CA]

Table 20: 2 - International Lager (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stVirg RedmanPPB Dos AmberInternational Amber LagerN/A
2ndVirg RedmanPPB Mexican LagerInternational Pale LagerN/A
3rdNick CoronaCoppery, Clean, & SultryInternational Amber LagerQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 21: 3 - Czech Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDarrell DigiovanniCzech It Out NowCzech Dark Lager
2ndJonathan Kissinger Lager Done In 7 Days. Cool Ships RockCzech Pale LagerWorts of Wisdom Homebrewers [CA]
3rdAndrew SimsakBoho PivoCzech Premium Pale LagerSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild

Table 22: 7 - Amber Bitter European Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAndrew SimsakAltbierAltbierSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
2ndSami RollinsFywwVienna LagerSan Francisco Homebrewers Guild
3rdMichael PiresAltbiers Of MadnessAltbierDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 23: 9 - Strong European Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stHirendu VaishnavEis Eis BabyEisbockDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndKevin Mc MahonBaltic PorterBaltic PorterMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)
3rdRobbie ProctorCough PleaseBaltic PorterDOZE
4thJohn MerlinoSHUT YOUR DOPPLEBOCKDoppelbock
HMChris ClarkDeath By DoppelbockDoppelbockMad Zymurgists

Table 24: 10 - German Wheat Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNick Corona20 PointerWeissbierQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndLuis CastroLa JefeWeissbierDOZE
3rdJavier Alderete Weiz Not?WeissbierDOZE

Table 25: 11- British Bitter (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAlex DeaconCole Valley EsbStrong BitterSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
2ndIan ElliottLast Minutes And Lost EveningsBest BitterGreenbelt Brewers Association
3rdNick CoronaEnglish, Bitter, & VindictiveBest BitterQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 26: 12 - Pale Commonwealth Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael BurkSparkling AleAustralian Sparkling AleSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
2ndMichael RiddleGolden ShowersEnglish Golden AleHOME Brewers [CA]
3rdJohn PalumboSparkling Ale CloneAustralian Sparkling Ale

Table 27: 13 - Brown British Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKelly DunhamDark MildDark MildThe Brewbirds of Hoppiness
2ndStan GardnerLionel FibreEnglish Porter
3rdNick CoronaMalty, Brown, & CheekyEnglish Brown AleQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 28: 14/15 - Scottish Ale / Irish Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJared RowleyDublin Dry Irish StoutIrish StoutQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndNick CoronaScottish, Exporty, & RaunchyScottish ExportQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
3rdDavid RohlingRobotsonfire Irish Red AleIrish Red AleCotati Home Brewer's Collective

Table 29: 16 - Dark British Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stScott VoakTropical StormTropical StoutQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndNick CoronaSweet, Stout, & PlumpSweet StoutQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
3rdLuis CastroGuinness. NOT! Foreign Extra StoutDOZE

Table 30: 19 - Amber and Brown American Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael RiddleGet Down BrownAmerican Brown AleHOME Brewers [CA]
2ndRobert CaseyCalifornia CommonCalifornia CommonMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)
3rdBrian McnallyBrownieAmerican Brown Ale

Table 31: 23 - European Sour Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKyle BusaldLambicLambicDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndBrett HighamLambic Style Ale On Mixed BerryFruit LambicDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
3rdMalcolm LiebanFlanders (Rose After Cali)Flanders Red Ale

Table 32: 24 - Belgian Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGordon MaugerGift For A MonkBelgian Pale AleDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndNick CoronaFairly Strong, Malt-Accentuated, & Under-AppreciatedBiere de GardeQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
3rdEric EngquistEric's WitWitbierDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 33: 27 - Historical Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGordon MaugerSmoky LawnmowerPiwo GrodziskieDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndBrett HighamGoseGoseDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
3rdMichael PiresPires PorterPre-Prohibition PorterDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 34: 29/31 - Fruit Beer / Alternative Fermentables Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stLuis CastroSuper Imperial StoutAlternative Sugar BeerDOZE
2ndRick StoryRaspberry SaisonFruit BeerMarin Society Of Homebrewers MaSH
3rdNick CoronaCreamy, Fruity, Big Ole PatootyFruit BeerQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
HMKevin JohnsonPassionfruit AleSpeciality Fruit BeerOdd Grogs

Table 36: 32 - Smoked Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stHirendu VaishnavSmoke On The SpiceSpecialty Smoked BeerDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
2ndJames CotaBonfireClassic Style Smoked Beer
3rdVito Delucchi Smoke Dog, Baby. Remember That Shit. Been Smoking Since I Was 2.Classic Style Smoked BeerDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
HMJames CotaSmoke SessionSpecialty Smoked Beer

Table 37: 33 - Wood Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stLuis CastroNoche Negra ViejaSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerDOZE
2ndRobbie ProctorHooteGrannySpecialty Wood-Aged BeerDOZE
3rdKent ShultzSabbatical StoutWood-Aged Beer
HMNick CoronaWoody, Rich, & DowdyWood-Aged BeerQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 38: 34 - Specialty Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteve TannerTank 7 CloneClone BeerOther
2ndHirendu VaishnavAntique AleExperimental BeerDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]
3rdLuis CastroGolden Coffee Milk StoutExperimental BeerDOZE
HMAndrew SimsakVal2Clone BeerSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild