Best of the Bay Homebrew Competition Results

Here are the results for the first annual Best of the Bay Homebrew Competition. In total there were 179 entries from 67 participants. The Bellingham Homebrewers Guild raised over $900 from the event. 8 members of the Bellingham Homebrewers Guild took home medals. The top medal winners were Roger Kee and Adam Robbings with 6 each.

Individual score sheets will be sent out shortly.

Light Lagers

  1. Todd Quessenberry – There Are No Clever Beer Names in Helle
  2. Nick Ladd -Munich Helles
  3. Mike Ritzer – Such A Dort

Amber & Dark Lagers, Amber Hybrids

  1. Nick Ladd – Vienna
  2. Roger Kee – Dueling Schwarz
  3. Dan Hansen – Into the Dark

Light Hybrids

  1. Dan Hansen – Kolsch
  2. Gary Hardwick – Citraweizen
  3. Nick Ladd – Kolsch

English/Irish/Scottish Ales

  1. Dan Hansen – Wee Heavy Muddle
  2. Adam Robbings – Reubens Not Bitter
  3. Josh Smith – Atwood Scottish Lodge Ale

American Ales

  1. Mike Ritzer – Bitter Session
  2. John Wolff – Pogues Mahone
  3. Roger Kee – BlowHole Citra Amber

Porters

  1. Adam Robbings – Reubens Porter
  2. Roger Kee – New Years Mild
  3. Kyle Galloway – Slide Mountain Porter

Stouts

  1. Chris Brehm – Russian Imperial Stout
  2. Adam Robbings – Reubens Whole Milk Stout
  3. Brian Searfrass – Breakfast Blend

IPA

  1. Doug Cross – Long Float
  2. Brean Searfrass – Mt Olympus IPA
  3. Adam Robbings – Reubens Imperial Adventure

German Wheat/Rye

  1. Roger Kee – German Weizen IV
  2. Randall Ragsdale – I’ll Be Weizenbock
  3. Chris McClanahan – Der Kommisar

Saison

  1. Alex Cleanthous – Simple Simons Saison
  2. Nick Ladd – Saison
  3. Jesse Nickerson – Brett Saison

Belgian/French Ale

  1. Mike Ritzer – Brett Flying Solo
  2. Bob Yeaw – sans le chat
  3. Nick Ladd – My Pucker Face

Belgian Blonde, Dubel, Tripel

  1. Bob Yeaw – barrel belgian blonde
  2. Roger Kee – Blonde Bomber
  3. Rob Carroll – Strong Belgian

Strong Belgian, Smoke, Wood Aged

  1. Adam Robbings – Reubens Smoked Porter
  2. Adam Robbings – Reubens Old Englishman
  3. Josh Smith – Samish Bay Whiskey Brown

Fruit, Vegatable, Spice, & Herb Beer

  1. Melanie King – Serrano Rojo
  2. Roger Kee – Goblyns Folly
  3. Andrew Stevenson – STRAWBALE

Specialty Beer

  1. Dan Hansen – Big Chocolate Wood
  2. Kyle Galloway – Black Mountain Ale
  3. Mike Ritzer – Wheat Redefined

Best of Show

  1. Dan Hansen – Wee Heavy Muddle
  2. Nick Ladd – Vienna
  3. Mike Ritzer – Brett Flying Solo


2 thoughts on “Best of the Bay Homebrew Competition Results

  1. What a stupendous event. We sure brew up some good stuff here in the PNW. Great work, everyone.

  2. Great event BHG! Hope to see you next year at BOB2 and south down here for other future homebrew events.

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