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2017 Competition Results

 

587 Entries
from 21 states

 

 

Best of Show - Beer:

Delano Stein with "Blackstone", an English Barleywine from Lakeville, MN

 

 

Best of Show - Mead/Cider:

Josh Holbrook with "Kung Pao Mead" a Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead from Baxter, MN and the Brainerd Blue Ox Brewers Society

 

 

Great Pumpkin winner:

Randy Pratt, Waynesville, MO with MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)

 

Fresh Killed Hops Beer:

Aric Daul - "It Takes A Village" from Lauderdale, MN with the St Paul Homebrewers Club

 

Halloween Theme Beer:

Al Boyce - "Good Vs. Evil--Balance Is EVERYTHING" from St. Louis Park, MN with the Minnesota Home Brewers Association

 

Hoppy Halloween 2017 Sponsors

 

Hoppy Halloween Challenge 2017 Results:

 

Category 1 - Light Lager (21 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Randy Pratt
Waynesville, MO

Six Euros

International Pale Lager

MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)

2nd

David Thompson
Broken Arrow, OK

(Insert Bad Beer Pun Here)

Munich Helles

Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers

3rd

Sean Kampshoff
Minneapolis, MN

Sean's Helles

Munich Helles

Primary Fermenters

Category 2 - Pilsner (16 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

James Faircloth
Chicago, IL

Bakula's Pilsner

German Pils

Chicago Home Brewers Group / C.H.A.O.S.

2nd

Wayne Doucette
Big Lake, MN

Czech Out This Predictable Name

Czech Premium Pale Lager

River City Brewers

3rd

Marshall Van Tuyl
Kansas City, MO

Oscar Bait

German Pils

Missouri Mashers

Category 3 - European Amber Lager (22 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Paul Fowler
Becker, MN

O' Fest

Marzen

SPHBC

2nd

Eric Johnson
Minot, ND

Honeymoon Lager

Czech Amber Lager

Brewers on the Souris

3rd

Dave Matson
Champlin, MN

Vienna Lager

Vienna Lager

Minnesota Home Brewers Association

Category 4 - Dark Lager (14 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Wilkinson
Fargo, ND

Darth Rader 2.1

Schwarzbier

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

2nd

Jon Weaver
Chicago, IL

Dusk Till Dawn

Munich Dunkel

 

3rd

Marshall Van Tuyl
Kansas City, MO

Munich Dunkel

Munich Dunkel

Missouri Mashers

Category 5 - Bock (12 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jason Huck
Fargo, ND

Doppelbock

Doppelbock

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

2nd

Sean Kampshoff
Minneapolis, MN

Sean's Bock

Doppelbock

Primary Fermenters

3rd

Mike & Stephanie Butler
Olathe, KS

My Doppelganger Is Gorgeous

Doppelbock

Kansas City Bier Meisters

Category 6 - Light Hybrid Beer (31 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

David Thompson & Darren Nunn, Robin Duff, Ryan Friedl
Broken Arrow, OK

Kol$chlandia

Kolsch

Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers

2nd

Ernie Smith
Casper, WY

Stinger III

Kolsch

IBU (Intellectual Brewer's Union)

3rd

Ryan Stack
St. Cloud, MN

Kolsch

Kolsch

Cloudy Town Brewers

Category 7 - Amber Hybrid Beer (11 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Wilkinson
Fargo, ND

Limo Tint

California Common

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

2nd

Aaron Orwick
Eden Prairie, MN

Playa Y Sol Ambar

International Amber Lager

 

3rd

David Schumacher
Kansas City, MO

SchuBrew Alt

Altbier

Missouri Mashers

Category 8 - English Pale Ale (15 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Lane Puls
Lee's Summit; MO

Ordinary Bitter

Ordinary Bitter

ZZ Hops

2nd

John Wilkinson
Fargo, ND

Loraling Blonde

English Golden Ale

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

3rd

Andrew Laidlaw
Golden Eagle, IL

Batch 74

Ordinary Bitter

StL Brews / Garage Brewers Society

Category 9 - Scottish and Irish Ale (8 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

David Schumacher
Kansas City, MO

SchuBrew Fat Bastard

Wee Heavy

Missouri Mashers

2nd

Randy Pratt
Waynesville, MO

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Cousin

Wee Heavy

MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)

3rd

Kevin Kuestermeyer
Tyler, MN

Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale

S.M.A.S.H.

Category 10 - American Ale (35 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Calvin Aberle & Jon
Bismarck, ND

Prairie King

American Pale Ale

Muddy River Mashers

2nd

Paul Fowler
Becker, MN

Botched Brown

American Brown Ale

SPHBC

3rd

Michael Loula
Westin, WI

Dally

American Pale Ale

 

Category 11 - English Brown and Mild (17 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jon Weaver
Chicago, IL

Dark Magic

Dark Mild

 

2nd

Matthew Tjosaas
Roseville, MN

Ely Mild

Dark Mild

Nordeast Brewers Alliance

3rd

Tyler Cipriani & Blazey Heier
Longmont, CO

The Gorgon

Dark Mild

Wichita Homebrewers Organization (WHO)

Category 12 - Porter (10 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Peter Polczynski
Bixby, OK

Tasty Schwartzbier

Baltic Porter

Fellowship Of Oklahoma Alemakers

2nd

Dave Matson
Champlin, MN

Kitchen Sink Porter

English Porter

Minnesota Home Brewers Association

3rd

Mike & Stephanie Butler
Olathe, KS

Luke I'm Your Porter

American Porter

Kansas City Bier Meisters

Category 13 - Stout (36 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jeremy Rott
Olathe, KS

Serious Black

Imperial Stout

Johnson County Brew Society

2nd

David Thompson & Larry Herriman
Broken Arrow, OK

Totality

Imperial Stout

Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers

3rd

Jeffrey Barbari
Fargo, ND

Oatmeal Stout

Oatmeal Stout

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

Category 14 - American and Double IPA (22 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jeff Downing & Michael Anhorn
Kansas City, MO

East Coast Sunshine

Double IPA

Missouri Mashers

2nd

Michael Anhorn
Kansas City, MO

Eclipse IPA

American IPA

Missouri mashers

3rd

Rob Mounts
Fargo, ND

Lipsmacker

Double IPA

 

Category 15 - Other IPA (21 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Aaron Lammers
Plymouth, WI

Haunted Hop Harvest BIPA

Belgian IPA

 

2nd

Jeff Downing & Mike Anhorn
Kansas City, MO

Ruby's Rye IPA

Specialty IPA

Missouri Mashers

3rd

Mac Butcher
Tulsa, OK

The Dark Side

Black IPA

Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers (FOAM)

Category 16 - German Wheat and Rye (13 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Vincent Rokke & Ray Sanders
Fargo, ND

Ray Is Old

Weissbier

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

2nd

Tom Roan & Nancy Bowser
Fargo, ND

Sundog Weizen

Weissbier

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

3rd

Gary Black
Arnold, MO

Dark & Wise

Weizenbock

Jefferson County Home Brewers

Category 17 - Belgian and French Ale (20 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Joshua Boldt
Festus, MO

Captain Witbierd

Witbier

Jefferson County Home Brewers

2nd

Jeffrey Barbari
Fargo, ND

Saison

Saison

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

3rd

Tom Roan & Nancy Bowser
Fargo, ND

Coterie

Biere de Garde

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

Category 18 - Sour Ale (43 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Tj Tedrow & Morgan Duffy
Sioux Falls, SD

Doug

Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer

Big Sioux Brewing Society

2nd

Tyler Mangin & Jon Lewis
Fargo, ND

;-)

Brett Beer

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

3rd

William Sanders
Decatur, GA

Caitlyn's Komb

Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer

 

Category 19 - Belgian Strong Ale (18 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Randy Pratt
Waynesville, MO

Tripel

Belgian Tripel

MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)

2nd

Mike & Stephanie Butler
Olathe, MO

The Strong Dark Belgian

Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Kansas City Bier Meisters

3rd

Dave Matson
Champlin, MN

Treble Hook 3.2

Belgian Tripel

Minnesota Home Brewers Association

Category 20 - Strong Ale (9 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Delano Stein
Lakeville, MN

Blackstone

English Barleywine

 

2nd

Eric Martin
Lee's Summit, MO

I Hope I Don't Wake Up In The Morning

Wheatwine

Kansas City Bier Meisters

3rd

Stephen Cook & Sylvia Cook
St. Cloud, MN

Long Winter's Nap 2017

English Barleywine

Cloudy Town Brewers

Category 21 - Fruit Beer (26 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Randy Pratt
Waynesville, MO

Apricot Cream

Fruit Beer

MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)

2nd

Tyler Walker & Levi Thurston, Darren Papek
Kansas City, MO

Tropical Floatrip IPA/Radler

Fruit Beer

Missouri Mashers

3rd

Tom Urbanski
Cloquet, MN

Blueberry Cream Ale

Fruit Beer

Northern Ale Stars

Category 22 - Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (30 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Gary Black
Arnold, MO

Nutella Porter

Winter Seasonal Beer

Jefferson County Home Brewers

2nd

Lori Ertl
Plymouth, MN

Weinachten Huis

Winter Seasonal Beer

Primary Fermenters

3rd

Kevin Meintsma & Judd Ebersviller
Wayzata, MN

Hippy Saison

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Minnesota Homebrewers

Category 23 - Smoke/Wood Beer (21 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Sean Kampshoff
Minneapolis, MN

Death Spiral

Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Primary Fermenters

2nd

David Thompson & Larry Herriman
Broken Arrow, OK

Golden Corndog

Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers

3rd

Vinnie Giordano & Billy Hughes
Safety Harbor, FL

Dragons Breath

Classic Style Smoked Beer

Suncoast Barley Mashers

Category 24 - Specialty Beer (23 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Tyler Mangin & Jon Lewis
Fargo, ND

Margaritaville

Experimental Beer

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

2nd

Lori Ertl
Plymouth, MN

Royal

London Brown Ale

Primary Fermenters

3rd

Brian KC Jones & Zach Jenkins
Kansas City, MO

Zombie Devil Dog In Oz

Clone Beer

Missouri Mashers

Category 25 - Traditional Mead (4 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Josh Holbrook
Baxter, MN

Mr Oak

Semi-Sweet Mead

Brainerd Blue Ox Brewers Society

2nd

Robert Rys
Overland Park, KS

Peach Mead

Semi-Sweet Mead

 

3rd

Paul Fowler
Becker, MN

Traditional Wildflower

Semi-Sweet Mead

SPHBC

Category 26 - Fruit Mead (23 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jeremy Olsen
Minneapolis, MN

Purple Power

Melomel

St. Paul Homebrewers Club

2nd

Paul Fowler
Becker, MN

Berry Bomb

Melomel

SPHBC

3rd

Amanda Neisch & Guillermo Marques
Minneapolis, MN

Appley Delight 2

Cyser

St. Paul Homebrew Club

Category 27 - Spice and Specialty Mead (20 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Josh Holbrook
Baxter, MN

Kung Pao Mead

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Brainerd Blue Ox Brewers Society

2nd

Paul Fowler
Becker, MN

Rhubarb

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

SPHBC

3rd

Eric Wentling
Waconia, MN

Spice Up Your Life

Fruit and Spice Mead

Jack Of All Brews

Category 28 - Standard Cider and Perry (8 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Nick Shadel
Reading, PA

Shady's Apple Cider

New World Cider

Berks County Homebrew Club

2nd

Jeffrey Barbari
Fargo, ND

New World Perry

New World Perry

Prairie Homebrewing Companions

3rd

Jessica Haverly
St. Paul, MN

Ba$ic

New World Cider

SPHBC

Category 29 - Specialty Cider and Perry (15 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jeremy Olsen
Minneapolis, MN

Ice Cider

Ice Cider

St. Paul Homebrewers Club

2nd

Randy Pratt
Waynesville, MO

"Cheery" Cider

Cider with Other Fruit

MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)

3rd

Ernie Smith
Casper, WY

BlackBeauty

Cider with Other Fruit

IBU (Intellectual Brewer's Union, Casper, WY)

Category 30 - Halloween Theme (8 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Al Boyce
St. Louis Park, MN

Good Vs. Evil--Balance Is EVERYTHING

Halloween Theme Beer/Mead/Cider

Minnesota Home Brewers Association

2nd

Ryan Richardson
Minneapolis, MN

Mutant Blood

Halloween Theme Beer/Mead/Cider

The Mead House

3rd

Eric Johnson
Minot, ND

Wild Mutant Chokecherries From Outer Space

Halloween Theme Beer/Mead/Cider

Brewers on the Souris

Category 31 - Fresh Killed Hops Beer (15 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Aric Daul
Lauderdale, MN

It Takes A Village

Fresh Killed Hops Beer

St Paul Homebrewers Club

2nd

Aaron Matz
Wausau, WI

Less Tight Ends

Fresh Killed Hops Beer

Bull Falls Home Brew Club

3rd

Brian Phillips
Nora Springs, IA

California Wet Dreaming

Fresh Killed Hops Beer

Iowa Minnesota Scociety of Brewers (IAMNSOB)

 

 

 

 

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