Thanks to all who participated in the Arizona Spring Classic Homebrew Competition.

There were 188 entries judged and 80 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stStu SiegelBehemoth Eisbock9B: Eisbock
2ndJustin RawleighNorth East Mode V218B: American Pale Ale
3rdJeff SkaggsArizona Brinner Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stDennis MitchellChampagne De GuimauveM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead

Winning Entries

Table 1: Traditional Meads (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDennis MitchellChampagne De GuimauveM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
2ndMatt Cross
Co-Brewer: Ben Chaney
Double HoneyM1C: Sweet Mead
3rdSteve CaffarelRazzberry MeadM1C: Sweet Mead

Table 2: Berry, Stone, Cyser, & Melomel (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stWarren EarleSucker PunchM2C: Berry Mead
2ndDanielle SchankeNot Your Kid's Cherry LimeadeM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
3rdBen Chaney
Co-Brewer: Matt Cross
Nice Day For A Red WeddingM2D: Stone Fruit Mead

Table 3: Spice, Fruit & Spice, & Experimental (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stErik BraunIt Takes Two Peaches To MangoM4C: Experimental Mead
2ndWarren EarleLingerM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
3rdWarren EarleDark TerritoryM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Table 4: Cider (1 entry)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
N/A :

Table 5: Stronge Ales (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stCraig SchubertIt's Not Wise To Upset A Wookie Wheatwine22D: Wheatwine
2ndStu SiegelInsane Tropical Imperial IPA22A: Double IPA
3rdCory Ohlhauser
Co-Brewer: Paul Mullinax
Mosaic Madness22A: Double IPA

Table 6: Dark Strong (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBill ClaySisko26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndErik GruberUncomplicated26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 7: Brown British Beer (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
2ndMatt HinesIrish Red15A: Irish Red Ale
3rdChris Russell
Co-Brewer: Ray D'Alessio
Pecos13C: English Porter

Table 8: Dark British Beers (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDaniel ClarkChocolatte16A: Sweet Stout

Table 9: Light Lagers (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJustin MilksLiberty Lager1B: American Lager
2ndAnthony Clutter
Co-Brewer: Stephen Dzienis
What A Wonderful Wheat1D: American Wheat Beer
3rdManny Marko
Co-Brewer: Craig Maddux
Cindy 2.01A: American Light Lager

Table 10: Malty Lagers (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stFrank Youngblood Oh My My, Oh Hell(y)es4A: Munich Helles
3rdPaul YoungOn the Luz4B: Festbier

Table 11: Kolsch (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stWilliam Loper
Co-Brewer: Bruce Frederick
Dilly Dilly Kolsch5B: Kolsch
2ndJeff SkaggsKompulson Kolsch5B: Kolsch

Table 12: European Beers (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeff MoyerEchte Liebe5C: German Exportbier
2ndBruce FrederickCreektoberfest6A: Marzen
3rdDanielle Schanke
Co-Brewer: Mike Bush
Dorty Dortmunderson5C: German Exportbier

Table 13: Amber Bitter European Beer (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
2ndWilliam Loper
Co-Brewer: Bruce Frederick
Dilly Dilly Vienna7A: Vienna Lager
3rdMark PetersonKelsey's Lager7A: Vienna Lager

Table 14: Dark European Lager (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDennis MitchellBigger Blacker Schwarzbierier8B: Schwarzbier
2ndMike Bush
Co-Brewer: Danielle Schanke
Little Brown Dog8A: Munich Dunkel
3rdPaul YoungDunked8A: Munich Dunkel

Table 15: Strong European Beer (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stStu SiegelBehemoth Eisbock9B: Eisbock
2ndMark PetersonDyson's Dopplebock9A: Doppelbock
3rdPatrick FulcoDoppelbock9A: Doppelbock

Table 16: German Wheat Beer (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stFrank Youngblood Hefeweizen10A: Weissbier
2ndKevin LottRedemption Hef10A: Weissbier

Table 17: Bitter (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDavid HeiselBrit Golden 112A: English Golden Ale
2ndMauricio PeraltaEnsb11A: Ordinary Bitter
3rdAnthony Clutter
Co-Brewer: Stephen Dzienis
Ubermunich11C: Strong Bitter

Table 18: Pale American (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJustin RawleighNorth East Mode V218B: American Pale Ale
2ndKyle BridgfordCentennial Blonde Ale18A: Blonde Ale
3rdJustin CossettePale Yeah Apa18B: American Pale Ale

Table 19: Amber and Brown (3 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
2ndChris RussellPatriot19A: American Amber Ale

Table 20: American Porter & Stout (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAlfred BurilloCommie Bastard20C: Imperial Stout
2ndShawn Clark
Co-Brewer: Grant Woster & Chris Harder
Sesh Mah Pesh20A: American Porter
3rdDavid SkogeboBig Breakfast20C: Imperial Stout

Table 21: American IPA (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
2ndDavid SkogeboCrispsim Smash21A: American IPA
3rdMike Bush
Co-Brewer: Danielle Schanke
Gordian Not21A: American IPA

Table 22: Speciality IPA (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDanielle Schanke
Co-Brewer: Mike Bush
White Crested White IPA21B6: White IPA
2ndBryce BakerAccidental Hazy IPA21B: Specialty IPA
3rdDavid SkogeboBlack Crack21B2: Black IPA

Table 23: Belgian Ale (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMark PetersonWitty Dutchman24A: Witbier
2ndChris Russell
Co-Brewer: Ray D'Alessio
Juicy Fruit24A: Witbier

Table 24: Strong Belgian Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeff SkaggsBru With Stu Belgian Grisette25B: Saison
2ndPaul Mullinax
Co-Brewer: Cory Ohlhauser
Lumos Saison25B: Saison
3rdJosh RatliffLemon Pepper Saison25B: Saison

Table 25: Trappist Ale (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike Bush
Co-Brewer: Danielle Schanke
W.W.J.D.26A: Trappist Single
2ndMike BushNo Woman? No Cry26C: Belgian Tripel
3rdStu SiegelBig Brother Belgian Double26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 26: Fruit Beers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBruce FrederickCitrus Creek Tangelo IPA29A: Fruit Beer
2ndKeith Harms
Co-Brewer: Nicolette Kneup
Flamingo Grapefruit Pale Ale29A: Fruit Beer
3rdMauricio PeraltaAntidote #129A: Fruit Beer

Table 27: Fruit/Spice - Speciality (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
2ndMark Guin
Co-Brewer: Logan Bradshaw, Stevie Tomaszewski, Christine Guin
Flamango29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 28: Spiced Beers (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPaul JohnsonSunrise Service Breakfast Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndRobert TolarFa Ra Ra30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
3rdMatt Ridens
Co-Brewer: Cortney Ridens
Lemon Rosemary Pale Ale 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 29: Wild and Sours (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMauricio PeraltaSour Gold28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndKevin LottBeach Front Berliner23A: Berliner Weisse
3rdChristian ChandlerDouze Hommes Aigres28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
HMChris CambridgeFunky Kumquat Saison28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 30: Alt Beers & Others (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDennis MitchellOld Crop27A: Historical Beer
2ndPaul YoungEnhancement34A: Clone Beer
3rdPatrick FulcoRye31A: Alternative Grain Beer

Table 31: Wood Beers (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeff SkaggsArizona Brinner Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
HMBruce FrederickCitrus Creek Bourbon Barrel Porter33A: Wood-Aged Beer

Table 32: Scottish and Wee Heavy (3 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMark PetersonBeam Me Up Scotty14B: Scottish Heavy
2ndAndrew De la TorreNight Juice17C: Wee Heavy