There were 209 entries judged and 111 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJames DormanTart Apricot Wheat29A: Fruit Beer
2ndAndrew PlanteNot From Concentrate16C: Tropical Stout
3rdNicholas GrinerRaspberry Sour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour BeerMerrimack Valley Homebrew Club

Best of Show – Brewmaster award

This award is for the most entries that placed in the homebrew competition.  Paul Zocco (Zok) placed in the following categories:

1st place in 9C, 20C, 23D and M1C,

2nd place in C2E,

3rd place in 9A, 23F and M3A.

Well done Zok!

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stPAUL ZOCCOBALTIC PORTER9C: Baltic PorterZOK'S

Winning Entries

Table 1: Wheat and International Pale Lager (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPedro SantosLa Jefa10A: Weissbier
2ndJason SapienzaAmerican Wheat1D: American Wheat Beer
3rdPhil NerbosoYup1D: American Wheat Beer

Table 2: Czech and Pale Malty European Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJames MarshallTwo Thumbs Bohemian Pilsner3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
2ndJohn CannonHella Festbier4B: Festbier
3rdCharles FeylerMaibock4C: Helles Bock

Table 3: Pale Bitter European Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMatthew BorderKaiser Kolsch5B: Kolsch
2ndPhil NerbosoMea Culpa5D: German Pils
3rdMike SewardPlain Old Beer 5D: German Pils
HMWilliam Davis
Co-Brewer: Callum McPherson
William's Kolsch5B: Kolsch

Table 4: Amber Malty and Bitter European Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeremy AdamsDude! It's A Dusseldorf7B: Altbier
2ndSteven Landgren
Co-Brewer: Peter Leas, Roger & Darlene Magrin, Paul VanHorn, Kevin Leas & Lisa, Mark Hall, Steve, Corky & Robert Tryon, And Dan Kingsley
Ur Einbeck6C: Dunkels Bock
3rdPhil NerbosoMmmkay7A: Vienna Lager

Table 5: Dark European Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPhil NerbosoWhoa8B: Schwarzbier
2ndJoe DauriaQuarts Of Schwartz8B: Schwarzbier
3rdMatthew BorderDecoction Gone Wild8A: Munich Dunkel

Table 6: Strong European Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPAUL ZOCCOBALTIC PORTER9C: Baltic Porter
2ndBrian DonovanDug's Revenge9C: Baltic Porter
3rdPAUL ZOCCODOPPELBOCK9A: Doppelbock

Table 7: Brown British Beer (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPhil NerbosoYeehaw13B: English Brown Ale
2ndJustin HolmanderBlue Square13C: English Porter
3rdDan McnevinLondon Bridge13C: English Porter

Table 8: Scottish and Irish Beer (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMatthew PriaulxIrish Gypsy15A: Irish Red Ale
2ndMark KeckThe Mobb15B: Irish Stout
3rdCharles FeylerIrish15A: Irish Red Ale

Table 9: Dark British Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAndrew PlanteNot From Concentrate16C: Tropical Stout
2ndDarren MccloskeyOatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal Stout
3rdSeth FarquharsonMilk Stout16A: Sweet Stout

Table 10: Pale and Strong British Ale (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stChristophe DelasUK IPA12C: English IPA

Table 11: Pale, Amber, and Brown American Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMatthew BorderGuess It's A Brown Ale19C: American Brown Ale
2ndKevin George
Co-Brewer: Emmett & Miles George
Eureka18B: American Pale Ale
3rdDoug MccabeWait What Hops?18B: American Pale Ale

Table 12: American Porter and Stout (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPAUL ZOCCOIMPERIAL STOUT20C: Imperial Stout
2ndWilliam GradySord Of Mallards20A: American Porter
3rdChristopher Filleti
Co-Brewer: Karen Filleti
Porter20A: American Porter

Table 13: IPA and Strong American Ale (26 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stWilliam Ihburg Line-Stepper 22A: Double IPA
2ndMark KeckEasy Duz It21B1: Belgian IPA
3rdNicholas GrinerNew Hotness21B: Specialty IPA

Table 14: European Sour Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPAUL ZOCCOLAMBIC23D: Lambic
2ndDylan SalvatoreDo You Come Here Often? W/ Raspberries23A: Berliner Weisse
3rdPAUL ZOCCOPOMEGRANITE LAMBIC23F: Fruit Lambic

Table 15: Belgian and Strong Belgian Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stNicholas FastFarmhouse Nelson25B: Saison
2ndWilliam GradyWedge Of Swans25A: Belgian Blond Ale
3rdWilliam GradyWaxwing25B: Saison

Table 16: Trappist Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stChristopher Filleti
Co-Brewer: Karen Filleti
Belgian Dark Strong26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndMike SewardTrappist Beer That Doesn't Cost $6 For 10 Ounces26A: Trappist Single
3rdRyan Imondi
Co-Brewer: Mike Eyre
Culmination26C: Belgian Tripel

Table 17: Historical and American Wild Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stNicholas GrinerRaspberry Sour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndJennifer Pereira
Co-Brewer: Wet Willies Brewing Team
Killer Rabbit Of Caerbannog27A3: Lichtenhainer
3rdJoe DauriaPatriot Porter27A: Historical Beer

Table 18: Fruit Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJames DormanTart Apricot Wheat29A: Fruit Beer
2ndBrendan KennedyFunky Christmas 29A: Fruit Beer
3rdKevin KardelAsian Orange29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 19: Spiced Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJamie Burnet
Co-Brewer: Ryan Durgin
South Of The Wall30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndWilliam GradyJul Cooper30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
3rdJames DormanCitrus Saison30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 20: Alternative Fermentables, Smoked, Wood, and Specialty Beer (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stGreg BurtIt's A Smokey Porter32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer
2ndStormy GleasonEarl34B: Mixed-Style Beer
3rdBrendan KennedyBarrel Aged Belgian Dark Strong 33A: Wood-Aged Beer
HMJennifer Pereira
Co-Brewer: Wet Willies Brewing Team
Roasted Rudolf32B: Specialty Smoked Beer

Table 21: Cider (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRobert BrosofskyHoney BabyC1A: New World Cider
2ndPAUL ZOCCOSPICED APPLE CIDERC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices
3rdDan Mcnevin
Co-Brewer: Chuck Feyler
NE CiderC2A: New England Cider

Table 22: Mead (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPAUL ZOCCOORANGE BLOSSOM MEADM1C: Sweet Mead
2ndPAUL ZOCCOSpiced MeadM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
3rdSeth FarquharsonCyserM2A: Cyser