Competitions

Mashing Maineiacs Ground Hog Day Competition 2017 – Results

Best of Show Winners – Awards TBA

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Colin Crociati Total Deutsch-Bag! 27A: Historical Beer
2nd Gary Black My Baltic Lies Over The Ocean 9C: Baltic Porter Jefferson County Home Brewers
3rd Nicholas Nadeau My Name Is Brett 28A: Brett Beer 1983

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Table Results (No Awards)

Table 1: Table 1 (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jason Chalifour Pa’s Lager 2A: International Pale Lager North Shore Brewers
2nd Geoff Dyhrberg Czech Pils 3A: Czech Pale Lager
3rd Ralph Nalbandian Awesome Helles 4C: Helles Bock Mr.

Table 2: Table 2 (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tony Petz Milk & Maple 16A: Sweet Stout Bräukline Homebrew Club
2nd Joel Gill Caledonia 14B: Scottish Heavy Joel Gill

Table 3: Table 3 (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Steve Schember The Dark Side Of Tawny K. 19C: American Brown Ale Boston Wort Processors
2nd Alexander Engel Nevermore Porter 20A: American Porter
3rd Mark Keck
Co-Brewer: Maurice Dalton
So Much Paper It’ll Hurt Ya Hands 20C: Imperial Stout Boston Wort Processors

Table 4: Table 4 (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Gary Black My Baltic Lies Over The Ocean 9C: Baltic Porter Jefferson County Home Brewers
2nd Chuck Warner
Co-Brewer: Andy Souza, Keith Barkhau
Munich Dunkel 8A: Munich Dunkel Portland Mashing Maineiacs
3rd Colin Crociati Total Deutsch-Bag! 27A: Historical Beer

Table 5: Table 5 (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Doug Schmidt Utopias 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Boston Wort Processors
2nd Nicholas Nadeau My Name Is Brett 28A: Brett Beer 1983

Table 6: Table 6 (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Keck
Co-Brewer: Coffee RIS
Checkmate 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Boston Wort Processors
2nd Jeremy Adams Chipotle Smoked Porter 32B: Specialty Smoked Beer Mid Mass Malt Masters

Table 7: Table 7 (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jason Sapienza New England IPA 21A: American IPA Wort Processes
2nd William Ihburg Line-Stepper 22A: Double IPA

 

 

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Entry deadline is January 20, 2017.  The competition is open to all 2015 BJCP styles of beer and will not include the Mead M or Cider C categories.  Number of entries will be capped at 150.  Judging will take place on January 29, 2017, and results will be announced within about 24 hours.  Please see entry info and rules below.

Entry Info and Rules

Registration – Opens December 11, 2016 and closes January 20, 2017

Please register your entries at the competition site linked below.  Registration expected to open December 11, 2017.

competition.portlandmashingmaineiacs.com

Entry Information & Rules

1. Anyone who can legally make homebrew can enter the competition.  Please indicate any co-brewers.

2. All entries must have been brewed at home not using a commercial operation.

3. Categories with fewer than six entries may be collapsed at the discretion of the Organizers.

4. Please submit 2 bottles per entry, 10 to 16 ounces, any style.   Caps must be plain or blacked out.  Conventional, corked & caged, and swing top caps are acceptable.

5. No more than 5 entries per person.

6. More than one entry per sub-category per entrant is allowed, but each entry must be registered and have a unique entry number.

7. Please attach a bottle label to each bottle with a rubber band.  No tape or glue, please.  The bottle labels will be available on the competition site.

8. Drop-off dates.  Entries will only be accepted at the drop-off points between December 1 2016 – January 14, 2017.

9. Drop-off locations:

A&G Homebrew Supply in Portsmouth, NH (after January 6).

Maine Brewing Supply on Forest Ave. in Portland.

Richmond Homebrew Supply in Richmond, ME.

The Hop Shop in Gray, ME.

Modern Homebrew Emporium in Cambridge, MA.

-You can also drop off your entries at the December club meeting or with the following club members:  Brian Farrell, Keith Barkhau, Bret Barker, Chuck Warner, Gregg Carine, Andy Souza.

10. Mail-in entries.  Mail-in entries should be sent to the following address: Portland Mashing Maineiacs ℅ Chuck Warner 92 Pilgrim Rd, South Portland, ME 04106. All mailed entries must received at the mailing location by the entry deadline – please allow for shipping time.  See packing and shipping info on the competition site.

11. Entry fee is $7.00 per entry.  Fee is payable either at drop-off (attach envelope containing cash or check) to bottle with rubber band).  Make checks out to Chuck Warner.  You can also pay via PayPal at the competition site.

12. At least one BJCP judge under BJCP competition standards, rules, and regulations will judge each flight of entries.

13. All judge score sheets will be distributed to entrants as PDFs via email.

14. Awards will be presented at the February 2017 club meeting, but results will be announced via email beforehand.

15. Registration is open until January 20, 2017.  To register your entries, complete the on-line registration form linked above for each beer you want to enter (maximum of 5 entries per person).  Please be sure to double check the style name and numbers. The competition organizers will not be reclassifying beers, and will use the style numbers you specify.  Refer to the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

16. Competition will NOT be accepting entries in Mead or Cider BJCP style categories.

17. Entry deadline is January 20, 2017.  Late entries will neither be judged nor returned.

18. You may direct any inquiries to the Portland Mashing Maineiacs.

19. These rules may be changed without notice at any time by the Competition Organizers.  See this website for any updates and drop-off site changes.  Also, please review all information on the competition site.