Thanks to all who participated in the Salt City Brew Club Annual Competition 2018.

There were 154 entries judged and 83 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stDavid BriestInspiration Move Me Brightly 5D: German Pils
HMStuart MaplesChristmas In July30C: Winter Seasonal Beer

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lagers and Ales (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPhil BoulangerDios Mio2A: International Pale Lager
2ndPhil BoulangerDios Mio1B: American Lager
3rdGregory Diefenbach
Co-Brewer: Ann Diefenbach
Wisecrack Light Larger1A: American Light Lager
HMMatthew Simoni
Co-Brewer: Ryan Coulson
Saratoga Sunshine18A: Blonde Ale

Table 2: Specialty and Experimental Beers (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stStuart MaplesChristmas In July30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
2ndSteven Blank Peanut Butter Chocolate Marshmallow Porter 34C: Experimental Beer
HMMark Williams
Co-Brewer: Justin Hansen
Lick King27A3: Lichtenhainer

Table 3: Pale German Beers (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDavid BriestInspiration Move Me Brightly 5D: German Pils
2ndStuart MaplesQuenching Kolsch5B: Kolsch
3rdJoe DauriaWiesn Heimer4B: Festbier
HMNikii Catalucci Celtic 3.05C: German Exportbier

Table 4: Belgian Ales (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike SoltizBelgian Tripel26C: Belgian Tripel
2ndMark ScibiliaDubbel De26B: Belgian Dubbel
3rdTodd Jech
Co-Brewer: Jeff Morante
Attridge Grove Belgian Dubbel26B: Belgian Dubbel
HMRobert OlsenBelgian Golden Strong Ale25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Table 5: Bitter and Malty Beers (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stKen DemarreeIterative Journey13A: Dark Mild
2ndChristopher Peppel
Co-Brewer: Mike Manning
One Two One Two, Check11C: Strong Bitter
3rdPhil BoulangerBaby Bear13A: Dark Mild
HMMark CostaCome On You Reds15A: Irish Red Ale

Table 6: Wheat Beers (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTodd Jech
Co-Brewer: Jeff Morante
Attridge Grove Wheatwine22D: Wheatwine
2ndErik ReinheimerWheat Doppelbock 5.010C: Weizenbock
3rdPeter Woodworth
Co-Brewer: Vince Natali
American Wheat1D: American Wheat Beer

Table 7: Porters and Stouts (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPeter WoodworthFour Clover Milk Stout16A: Sweet Stout
2ndPatrick De BarrStout16D: Foreign Extra Stout
3rdJohn FairbrotherLush Us!20A: American Porter

Table 8: Wild, Brett, and Mixed Sours (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBob Charboneau
Co-Brewer: Deron Weet
Frankensour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndRobbie Cunningham Brett Beer28A: Brett Beer
HMMichael Petassi
Co-Brewer: Bert Correa
Summer Raspberry Sour28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 9: Pale & IPA's (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteven LandgrenIPA #6 - Mosaic18B: American Pale Ale
2ndMatthew Simoni
Co-Brewer: Ryan Coulson
IPA Version C21A: American IPA

Table 10: Specialty IPA's (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDonald LindhuberHead To the IPA22A: Double IPA
2ndTerry BoiselleMisread Directions22A: Double IPA
3rdTodd Jech
Co-Brewer: Jeff Morante
Attridge Grove Belgian Single Hop DIPA21B1: Belgian IPA
HMAustin GeorgeNeepah21B: Specialty IPA

Table 11: Amber and Brown Ales (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteven Blank
Co-Brewer: Adrienne Jozefiak
Octoberfest 6A: Marzen
2ndStuart MaplesKellerbier Crisp7C: Kellerbier

Table 12: Fruit Beers (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPatrick De BarrWatermelon Wheat 29A: Fruit Beer
2ndPhil BoulangerHappie Appie29A: Fruit Beer
3rdBob CharboneauRazzmatazz29A: Fruit Beer
HMRyan Lyon
Co-Brewer: Kristan Lyon
Summer Nights 29A: Fruit Beer

Table 13: Ciders (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPhil BoulangerPommedemoniumC1A: New World Cider
2ndDerek CarlsonRaspberry CiderC2B: Cider with Other Fruit
3rdJohn LeeThe Best MistakesC2B: Cider with Other Fruit
HMBob CharboneauWild ApplesC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry

Table 14: Meads (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stGary Seamon
Co-Brewer: Stacy Seamon
Bienen-KnieM4B: Historical Mead
2ndSteven HydeCherry AppleM2E: Melomel
3rdJoe VinciguerraThe Picture Of Earl GreyM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
HMNick Gratch
Co-Brewer: Jon Roberts
Triple Berry Punch!M2C: Berry Mead