Competitions

Mashing Maineiacs Ground Hog Day Competition 2018 – Results

Place Brewer Name Sub Style Beer Name Club
Light Lager (13 entries)
1 Matty Ellis 5D: German Pils Take 2 Pils Rhode Island Brewing Society (Providence, RI)
2 Jim Rausch
CoBrewer: Jim Rausch
7A: Vienna Lager Hunter’s Moon Vienna Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME)
2 Doug Schmidt 23A: Berliner Weisse Brett The Berliner 5 – No Boil, No Hop this time Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Dark Lager (9 entries)
1 Jason Sapienza 6C: Dunkles Bock Dunkles Bock Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
2 Eric Phillips 4C: Helles Bock Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)
Light/Brown Ale (11 entries)
1 Justin Heisler
CoBrewer: M. Smith
13B: British Brown Ale Six Mile Goblin None
2 Ian Anderson 18A: Blonde Ale Blonde Ale Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Stout (11 entries)
1 Jim Rausch
CoBrewer: Jim Rausch
16C: Tropical Stout Clarence Stout Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME)
2 Vaughan Littlefield 19C: American Brown Ale Maplenut Brown Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME)
Imperial Stout/Sour (9 entries)
1 Mark Seely
CoBrewer: Mark Seely
28B: Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer Content None
2 Marlon Arce
CoBrewer: Marlon Arce
17D: English Barleywine Steve-o Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME)
India Pale Ale (11 entries)
1 Jerry Robichaud 21A: American IPA Leftovers IPA Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME)
2 Bradford Wilson
CoBrewer: Chad Boutet
21A: American IPA SH – Citra Rhode Island Brewing Society (Providence, RI)
India Pale Ale2/Brett (11 entries)
1 Mark Keck 21B: Specialty IPA Galaxy, Citra, Vic Secret NEIPA Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
2 Julian Miller 21B: Specialty IPA None
Belgian/French Ale/Sour (11 entries)
1 Mark Keck 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Westy XII Clone Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
2 Jason Sapienza 26B: Belgian Dubbel Belgian Dubbel Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Smoke/Wood-Aged Beer/Misc (12 entries)
1 Bradford Wilson 32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Ruby Rhode Island Brewing Society (Providence, RI)
2 Mark Seely
CoBrewer: Mark Seely
34B: Mixed-Style Beer Skiff None
Best Of Show – Beer
1 Matty Ellis 5D: German Pils Take 2 Pils Rhode Island Brewing Society (Providence, RI)
2 Jason Sapienza 26B: Belgian Dubbel Belgian Dubbel Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
3 Jim Rausch
CoBrewer: Jim Rausch
7A: Vienna Lager Hunter’s Moon Vienna Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME)
Heavy Medal – Brewer
1 Jason Sapienza 3 medals: BOSBeer2nd:1 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 7
2 Matty Ellis 2 medals: BOSBeer1st:1 1st:1 Total points: 6
2 Jim Rausch 3 medals: BOSBeer3rd:1 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 6
2 Mark Keck 2 medals: 1st:2 Total points: 6
Heavy Medal – Club
1 Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA) 7 medals: BOSBeer2nd:1 1st:3 2nd:3 Total points: 17
2 Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Bangor, ME) 6 medals: BOSBeer3rd:1 1st:2 2nd:3 Total points: 13
3 Rhode Island Brewing Society (Providence, RI) 4 medals: BOSBeer1st:1 1st:2 2nd:1 Total points: 11

 

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Entry deadline is January 19, 2018.  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 Sunday, January 28, 2018, and results will be announced by the following weekend.  Please see entry info and rules below.

Entry Info and Rules

Registration – Opens December 11, 2017 (tentatively) and closes January 19, 2018

Please register your entries at the competition site linked below.

reggiebeer.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. 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.

4. No more than 5 entries per person.

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

6. 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.

7. Drop-off dates.  Entries will only be accepted at the drop-off points between December 11, 2017 – January 19, 2018.

8. Drop-off locations:  To be determined

A&G Homebrew Supply in Portsmouth, NH.

Maine Brewing Supply on Forest Ave. in Portland.

Richmond Homebrew Supply in Richmond, ME.

Modern Homebrew Emporium in Cambridge, MA.

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

9. 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.

10. 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 the Portland Mashing Maineiacs.  You can also pay via PayPal at registration.

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

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

13. Results will be announced and awards presented by February 28, 2018.

14. Registration is open until January 19, 2018.  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.

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

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

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

18. 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.