Competitions

Mashing Maineiacs Ground Hog Day Competition 2019 – Results

Judging date:  02/10/2019
There were 87 judged entries in 9 groups
Best Of Show – Beer
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Ramsay Hoguet 1st 6B: Rauchbier Rauchbier v 3.0 Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Brian Farrell 2nd 25B: Saison Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)
Dave Noel 3rd 20A: American Porter Milkshake Porter Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)

 

American/Czech/European/Dark Lager (12 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Ben Sansonetti 1st 7A: Vienna Lager None
Phillip Bond
CoBrewer: Sean Dooley
2nd 4A: Munich Helles Festhalle Helles Merrimack Valley Homebrew Club (Lowell, MA)
Pale/Amber Bitter European Beer (10 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Shane Kirkland 1st 5D: German Pils Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)
Chuck Warner
CoBrewer: Andy Souza
2nd 10C: Weizenbock Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)
Dark British Beer/Stout/Baltic Porter (10 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Phillip Bond
CoBrewer: Sean Dooley
1st 13A: Dark Mild Yorkshire Ruby Mild Merrimack Valley Homebrew Club (Lowell, MA)
Chris Yambrick
CoBrewer: Chris Yambrick
2nd 20C: Imperial Stout The Big Mistake None
Pale American Ale (10 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Dave Noel
CoBrewer: Dave Noel
1st 20A: American Porter Milkshake Porter Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)
Douglas Perry
CoBrewer: Douglas Perry
2nd 12A: British Golden Ale Miffed Buggar Concord Area Homebrewers (Concord, NH)
IPA/DIPA (8 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
David Rosenbaum 1st 21A: American IPA Two Hearts are Better than One Brew Free or Die (Amherst, NH)
Specialty IPA (9 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Jerry Robichaud 1st 21B: Specialty IPA The Brut of all Evil Home Brewers of Greater Bangor (Holden, ME)
Ray Pickup
CoBrewer: Jordana Pickup
2nd 21B: Specialty IPA Twin Lights North Shore Brewers (Beverly, MA)
Belgian/Trappist Ale (11 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Robert Olsen
CoBrewer: Robert Olsen
1st 25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale Belgian Golden Strong Ale St. Louis Brews (Saint Louis, MO)
Brian Farrell 2nd 25B: Saison Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME)
Fruit/Spiced Beer (9 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Douglas Perry
CoBrewer: Douglas Perry
1st 29C: Specialty Fruit Beer Cordially Yours Concord Area Homebrewers (Concord, NH)
Mark Keck
CoBrewer: D Mofo T
2nd 30A: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer NHC v2 Tiramisu Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Smoked/Wood/Rauchbier Beer (8 entries)
Brewer Name Medal Style Brew Name Club
Ramsay Hoguet 1st 6B: Rauchbier Rauchbier v 3.0 Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Ramsay Hoguet 2nd 32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Smoked Helles v 3.0 Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA)
Heavy Medal – Brewer
Brewer Name Medal Total Points Medal Details
Ramsay Hoguet 1st Total points: 8 3 medals: BOSBeer1st:1 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 8
Phillip Bond 2nd Total points: 5 2 medals: 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 5
Douglas Perry 2nd Total points: 5 2 medals: 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 5
Heavy Medal – Club
Club Name Medal Total Points Medal Details
Portland Mashing Maineiacs Homebrew Club (South Portland, ME) 1st Total points: 13 6 medals: BOSBeer2nd:1 BOSBeer3rd:1 1st:2 2nd:2 Total points: 13
Boston Wort Processors (Boston, MA) 2nd Total points: 10 4 medals: BOSBeer1st:1 1st:1 2nd:2 Total points: 10
Merrimack Valley Homebrew Club (Lowell, MA) 3rd Total points: 5 2 medals: 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 5
Concord Area Homebrewers (Concord, NH) 3rd Total points: 5 2 medals: 1st:1 2nd:1 Total points: 5

 

 

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Entry deadline is January 31, 2019.  The competition is open to all 2015 BJCP styles of beer but will not include the Mead M or Cider C categories.  Number of entries will be capped at 150.  Judging will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2019, and results will be announced by the following weekend.  Please see entry info and rules below.

Entry Info and Rules

Registration – Opens December 17, 2018 and closes January 31, 2019

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 17, 2018 – January 31, 2019.

8. Drop-off locations:  TBD

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, 2019.

14. Registration is open until January 31, 2019.  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 31, 2019.  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.