The Results are in … Valkyries Horn Competition 2019

September 27th & 28th (Summit Brewing, St. Paul)

Category 2 – Dry Traditional Mead
Jeremy Olsen, Second Place
Paul Fowler, Third Place
Jeremy Olsen, HM

Category 3 – Semi-Sweet Traditional Mead
Paul Fowler, Third Place

Category 7 – Berry Mead
Paul Fowler, Third Place

Category 3 – Stone Fruit Mead
Paul Fowler, Second Place

Category 9 – Melomel
Steve Fletty, Third Place

Category 15 – Experimental Mead Sweet
Paul Fowler, Third Place

Full results:
https://valkyrieshorn.com
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The Results are In … 2019 Minnesota State Fair

Judging Dates: August 16th & 17th (Summit Brewing, St. Paul)
Best of Show and Awards: August 24th (State Fairgrounds, St. Paul)

Beers:
Ron Fitch, Third Place, Category 1  – Pale American Beer
Ron Fitch, Second Place, Category 8 – Amber & Brown American Ale
Garrick Van Buren, Second Place, Category 12 – British & Irish Stout
Scott Johnson (Co-Brewer: Paul Ough, Amy Johnson), Third Place, Category 15, Imperial Stout
Garrick Van Buren (Co-Brewer: Jon Steinhorst), Second Place, Category 19 – Belgian Ale
Mike Spores, First Place, Category 22 – American Wild Ale
Mike Spores, Third Place, Category 24 – Fruit Beer

Ciders:
Ross Winberg, First Place, Category 29 – Standard Cider & Perry
Ross Winberg, Second Place, Category 29 – Standard Cider & Perry
Jermey Olsen, Second Place, Category 30 – Specialty Cider & Perry

Full results:
https://www.mnstatefair.brewcomp.com/

The Results are in … AHA National Homebrew Competition First Round 2019

2019 American Homebrew Association National Homebrew Competition First Round

Various First Round Sites, Various Dates in March and April
Updated as sites report

Beers:
(Minneapolis First Round)
Aric Daul, First Place, Category 1  – Pale American Beer
Petr Bachan, First Place, Category 4  – Amber European Beer
Tyler Miller, First Place, Category 5  – Dark European Beer
Mike Spores, Third Place, Category 7  – German Wheat Beer
Tyler Miller, First Place, Category 9  – Scottish & Irish Ale
William Richartz, First Place, Category 26  – Smoke-Flavored Beer
Mike Spores, First Place, Category  28 – American Wild Beer
William Richartz, Third Place, Category  28 – American Wild Beer
William Richartz, First Place, Category  29 – Specialty Beer

(Kansas City First Round)
David Merz, Third Place, Category  22 – Strong Belgian Ale

Meads:
(New York First Round)
Steve Fletty, Third Place, Category 30  – Traditional
Steve Fletty, First Place, Category 32  – Spice & Speciality
Steve Fletty, Second Place, Category 32  – Spice & Speciality

(Minneapolis First Round)
Paul Fowler, Second Place, Category 32  – Spice & Speciality
(Indianapolis First Round)
Jeremy Olsen, First Place, Category 31  – Fruit Mead

Ciders and Perrys:
(Indianapolis First Round)
Jeremy Olsen, First Place, Category 34  – Specialty Cider & Perry

Results:
https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/national-homebrew-competition/winners

The Results Are In … MidWinter 2019

2018 Midwinter Homebrew Competition

February 15 & 16th
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Adrian Eastwick, First Place, Category 19B  – Dark British Beer
David Merz, Third Place, Category 16  – Scottish/Irish Beer
David Merz, Third Place, Category 21  – Specialty Beer
Aric Dahl, Second Place, Category 26 – Cider with Other Fruit
Steve Fletty, Second Place, Category 29 – Fruit Mead

Results:
https://midwinterhbc.com/competition/

The Results Are In … Mashout 2019

Group photo of SPHBC members at Summit Brewing.
2019 Minnesota Mashout Results

January 25th & 26th
Summit Brewing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota

BEST OF SHOW – CIDER: Jeremy Olsen, Ice Cider 8.0 (Category 48)

Beers:

Adrain Eastwick, Third Place, Category 7 – Schrödinger’s Bocks
David Merz, First Place, Category 10 – What’s Brown, Sticky And English?
David Merz, First Place, Category 11 – Wheat, Rhye And Wheird
Tyler Miller, Second Place, Category 11 – Wheat, Rhye And Wheird
Dave Bance, Third Place, Category 13 – The Queen’s Oppression Ales
Tyler Miller, Third Place, Category 15 – Pre-Whiskey Aka Scottish & Irish Ales
Tyler Miller, Second Place, Category 16 -Extra. Sweet. Irish. Oatmeal. Stouts
Paul Fowler, First Place, Category 22 – Prohibition Of Porters
James Cotner, First Place, Category 23 – Stoutiest Stouts That Ever Stouted
Garrick van Burn, Third Place, Category 29 – Saison That Are Probably Still Too Sweet
David Merz, First Place, Category 31 -I Like This Style Like I Like My Men
Amanda Neisch,  Third Place, Category 32 – Potpourri Of Amazingness
Tyler Miller, Third Place, Category 36 – Sitting Shv-A

Meads:
Amanda Neisch,  Second Place, Category 41 – Flower Ovaries
Jeremy Olsen,  Second Place, Category 42 -Drive By Fruitings At Historic High
Amanda Neisch, 
Third Place, Category 44 – Keep Your Brasilain, All I Need Is A Shv
Steve Fletty
, First Place, Category 45 – Thar Be Winners & Then Thar Be Christopher’s Delicate Sensibilities
Christopher Skottegard, Second Place, Category 45 – Thar Be Winners & Then Thar Be Christopher’s Delicate Sensibilities

Ciders:
Jessica Haverly, First Place, Category 46 – Mundus Novus
Ross Winberg, Third Place, Category 47 – Sexy Ciders
Jeremy Olsen, First Place, Category 48 -Ciders With Stuff Chucked In

All Results:

2018 Minnesota State Fair Results

Congrats to SPHBCers who medaled at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair Home Brew Competition.

Mike Spores‘ German Wheat finished first runner-up for Best of Show for Beers.

Beers:
Petr Bachan
, HM, Light Lager
Petr Bachan, Gold, Pilsner
Mike Spores, Silver, Bock
Petr Bachan, Gold, European Dark and Amber Lager
Aric Daul, Silver, English Pale Ale
Guillermo Marques with Chris Kulak, Dave Bance and John Lomnicki, Gold, American Pale Ale
Mike Spores, Gold, German Wheat
William Richartz, Silver, Brett, Mixed, Wild Fermented

Meads:
Jeremy Olsen, Silver, Traditional Mead
Rick Helps, Gold, Melomel
Amanda Neisch with Guillermo Marques, Silver, Melomel
Christopher Skottegard , Bronze, Spice & Specialty

Cider & Perry:
Jessica Haverly, Silver, Standard Cider & Sherry

Full results:
https://www.mnstatefair.brewcomp.com/