Get ready for the 3rd annual Lancaster Iron Brewer Homebrew Competition! For details follow this link: Iron Brewer 2015
Flight one: Light Lager/ Light Hybrid Beers
1 Michael Heider 50 Max’s Blondie Girl
2 Steven Landgren 55 Bob weiser
3 Rich Long 124 Broken Mower Blonde
Flight Two: Dark Lager, Bock, Amber Hybrid Beer, Scottish and Irish
1 Charles Mull Jr. 169 Not Your Nanny’s Bock
2 Mark Garber 198 Scottish Ale
3 Bruce Greiner 49 Kulbacher
Flight ¾: Pale Ales
1 Francisco Ramirez 166 Hop Stew Ale
2 Mike Szafran & John Leakway 171 ESB
3 Bryan McClain 66 Not So Bitter Ale
Flight 5: American Amber / Brown’s
1 Michael Dunlap 137 English Brown
2 Tom Genovese 154 Downtown Julie Brown Ale
3 Doug Baughman and Jason Knight 128 Amber
Flight 6: Porters
1 Brian Kendig 130 Brown Porter
2 Steve Malone 106 Snow Shanty Porter
3 Jon Briggs 167 N.W. Vanilla Coffee Porter
Flight 7/8/9: Stouts
1 Jeff Thompson 195 Milkshake & Bake
2 David Kurtz 96 IMPG Stout
3 Dean Pierce 17 Pattys Pub Black
Flight 10/11: IPA
1 Mike Szafran & John Leakway 80 Citra IPA
2 David Kurtz 95 IIPA
3 Michael Broderick 70 Justin’s IPA
Flight 12: German Wheat, Rye, Belgian and French Ale
1 Dave Scott 33 Donna’s Wit
2 Michael Dunlap 136 Saison
3 Ryan Boyer 62 Rye Saison
Flight 13: Belgian Strong and Strong Ale
1 Matthew Presley 3 English Dragon
2 Christian Surjan 83 Tripel
3 Michael Degrace 9 Friar Rush
Flight 15/16: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer
1 Michael Degrace 8 Saison DeGrace Rye Ginger Sasion
2 Sue Bumbaugh 151 Bellhop Pumpkin Pumpkin
3 Brian Thomas 108 Chipolte Porter Chipolte Porter
Flight 17: Smoked and Wood Aged
1 Chad McGougan 84 Buddy’s Bourbon Barrel Porter Cask 1
2 John Shuba 47 Helen’s Manhattan
3 Dean Pierce 13 Smoked Vanilla Porter
Flight 18 Anything Goes- Specialty Beer Category
1 Keith Hartman & Mike Frederick 91 Hippie Vs, Punk Imperial Black IPA
2 Mike Reaser 186 Tom’s Monday Morning MiGose
3 Chris Hoppe & Eric Moreland 160 The Dirty Girl Scout Stout
This winter will be our second annual Homebrew Contest hosted by Iron Hill Brewery and Lancaster Homebrew.
Entries are due Wednesday, January 8th 2014 at Lancaster Homebrew (1920 Lincoln Hwy E)
Announcement Party at Iron Hill Brewery on Wednesday evening, January 15th at 7pm
Join us as we award the winners of the competition. Come early for dinner and a beer! If you can’t make it, we will post the results on our website and mail out the judges score cards to you.
This event will be BJCP sanctioned with certified beer judges.
Best of Show: gets to brew their beer with the brewers at Iron Hill Brewery and have it on tap at the Lancaster location. Also, they will collaborate with the chef for a special dish to be served at the release party, Finally, the first place winner will get a $75 prize, and a $75 gift card to Lancaster Homebrew and bragging rights!!!!!!!
Runner Up: a $50 prize and a $50 gift card to Lancaster Homebrew
2nd Runner Up: a $25 prize and a $25 gift card to Lancaster Homebrew
Two Honorable Mentions: $20 gift card to Lancaster Homebrew
1. Entry fee: $5.00 per entry CASH PAYMENT ( you must submit 2 plain 12 oz amber bottles with no labels on them except for a BJCP bottle label rubber banded on)
You may enter more than one beer. No flip top bottles.
2.Down load file for BJCP_BottleID BJCP bottle label must be completely filled out before dropping off at Lancaster Homebrew. Beer category AND subcategory must be chosen. To help you figure out how to categorize your entries you can download BJCP Style Guidelines below:
or download the free app onto your phone!
3. No meads or ciders for this particular event.
If you are a BJCP judge (or are in training) and would like to help with this event please email Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Judging will take place at Lancaster Homebrew (1920 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, Pa 17602) on Sunday, January 12th. There will be a morning and afternoon session. Please meet at 8:30am to be ready to start at 9am. Lunch will be provided from noon to 1pm and then we will resume judging. For any additional questions anyone may have, please email us.