Competition Results

California State Homebrew Competition

There were 397 entries judged and 220 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Yeastside Entries

Category 28 – American Wild Ale (23 entries)

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1st Jeff Koehler Tropical Berliner Wild Specialty Beer Yeastside Brewers
2nd Samuel Staley Birthday Saison – Black Currant Wild Specialty Beer Yeastside Brewers

Southern California Regional Homebrew Championship

Winning Yeastside Entries

Best Of Show (Mead)

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1st Jeff Koehler Buckwheat Mead Sweet Mead Yeastside Brewers
2nd Jeff Koehler Key Lime Mead Melomel Yeastside Brewers
3rd Jeff Koehler Cherry Chocolate Mead Fruit and Spice Mead Yeastside Brewers

Category 5: Pale Bitter European Beer (4 entries)

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3rd Ben Wallace & Aaron Rainwater Könsummation Kölsch Kolsch Yeastside Brewers

Category 7: Amber Bitter European Beer (6 entries)

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2nd Kim Turner Amber Rock Lager Vienna Lager Yeastside Brewers

Category 14: Scottish Ale (2 entries)

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2nd Ben Wallace & Aaron Rainwater Plaid Pounder Scottish Light Yeastside Brewers

Category 17: Strong British Ale (3 entries)

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1st Ben Wallace & Aaron Rainwater Scotchy Scotch Ale Wee Heavy Yeastside Brewers

Category 21A: IPA (16 entries)

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2nd Jeff Koehler American IPA Yeastside Brewers

Category 23: European Sour Ale (6 entries)

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2nd Jeff Koehler Berliner Weisse Yeastside Brewers

Category 25: Strong Belgian Ale (18 entries)

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HM Ben Wallace & Aaron Rainwater The Muscles From Brussels Belgian Golden Strong Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 28C: American Wild Ale Specialty (8 entries)

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1st Samuel Staley Birthday Saison – Black Currant Wild Specialty Beer Yeastside Brewers

Category 33: Wood Beer (12 entries)

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HM Jeff Koehler BBA Old Ale Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Yeastside Brewers

Category C1: Standard Cider and Perry (4 entries)

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2nd Jeff Koehler English Pub Cider English Cider Yeastside Brewers

Category M1: Traditional Mead (4 entries)

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1st Jeff Koehler Buckwheat Mead Sweet Mead Yeastside Brewers

Category M2: Fruit Mead (5 entries)

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1st Jeff Koehler Key Lime Mead Melomel Yeastside Brewers

Category M3/M4: Spiced Mead & Specialty Mead (3 entries)

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2nd Jeff Koehler Cherry Chocolate Mead Fruit and Spice Mead Yeastside Brewers

Pacific Brewers Cup

There were 411 entries judged and 197 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Yeastside Entries

Category 23: European Sour Ale (10 entries)

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1st Jeremy Stacy Bierlieb Berliner Weisse Yeastside Brewers

Category 26: Trappist Ale (23 entries)

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HM Joe St. John That’s A Shamey Belgian Dubbel Yeastside Brewers

Category 28: American Wild Ale (15 entries)

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3rd Jeremy Stacy Guavalieb Wild Specialty Beer Yeastside Brewers
HM Samuel Staley Birthday Saison – Black Currant Wild Specialty Beer Yeastside Brewers

Category 32: Smoked Beer (5 entries)

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3rd Kim Turner & Luis Michel Zacharia’s Smokin’ Robust Porter Classic Style Smoked Beer Yeastside Brewers

Los Angeles County Fair Homebrew Competition

There were 278 entries judged and 144 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Yeastside Entries

Category 2: European-style Pale Lager (15 entries)

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1st Noe Tellez What The Helles?! Munich-Style Helles Yeastside Brewers

Category 3: American-style Wheat Ale and Cream Ale (8 entries)

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2nd Jeff Koehler American-Style Wheat Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 5: American-style Pale Ale (13 entries)

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3rd Kim Turner & Luis Michel Gayle Force Pale Ale American-Style Pale Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 18: German-style Wheat Beer (10 entries)

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1st Josh Jensen Weizen Heimer Weizenbock Yeastside Brewers

Category 19: Belgian-style Abbey Ale (16 entries)

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2nd Joe St. John That’s A Shamey Abbey Dubbel (Double) Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 20: Belgian-style Strong Ale (9 entries)

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2nd Noe Tellez The Apprentice Belgian-Style Strong Golden Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 23: Belgian-style Sour Ale (9 entries)

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3rd Jeff Koehler Straight (Unblended) Lambic-Style Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 25: Specialty Beer – Experimental, Historical & Other (8 entries)

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1st Jeremy Stacy Guavalieb Experimental and Specialty Beer, Other Yeastside Brewers

Mayfaire

Winning Yeastside Entries

Category 16: Porter

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3rd Kim Turner & Luis Michel An Eagle Stout Porter American Porter Yeastside Brewers

Category 17: Stout

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2nd Ben Wallace & Aaron Rainwater Ego Stout Irish-Style (Dry) Draught Stout Yeastside Brewers

Category 18: German-Style Wheat Beer

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2nd Josh Jensen Weizen Heimer Weizenbock Yeastside Brewers
HM Jeremy Stacy Traditional Berliner Weisse Berliner Weisse Yeastside Brewers

Category 24: Specialty Beer – Fruit/Vegetable and Herb/Spiced

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2nd Ben Wallace & Aaron Rainwater Maple Pecan Pie Ale Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer Yeastside Brewers

Jeff Sanders Memorial Homebrew Competition

There were 47 entries judged and 45 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Yeastside Entries

19C: American Brown Ale

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2nd Fabio Benelli Kung Fu Grizzly American Brown Ale Yeastside Brewers

20A: American Porter

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2nd Kim Turner Porter of Eagle Rock American Porter Yeastside Brewers

17D: English Barleywine

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1st Samuel Staley Old Mumblecrust English Barleywine Yeastside Brewers

National Home-brew Competition – First Round

Winning Yeastside Entries

Category 9 : American Pale Ale (28 entries)

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1st Jeff Koehler American Pale Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 11 : Amber and Brown American Ale (22 entries)

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1st Fabio Benelli American Amber Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 25 : Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (45 entries)

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1st Josh Jensen Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Yeastside Brewers

Category 21 : Strong Belgian & Trappist Ale (31 entries)

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2nd Noe Tellez Belgian Golden Strong Ale Yeastside Brewers

Los Angeles Belgian Brew Challenge

Winning Yeastside Entries

Best Of Show

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1st Joe St. John That’s A Shamey Belgian Dubbel Yeastside Brewers

Category 25B: Saison (9 entries)

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3rd Samuel Staley Le Voleur Saison Yeastside Brewers

Category 26B: Belgian Dubbel (4 entries)

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1st Joe St. John That’s A Shamey Belgian Dubbel Yeastside Brewers

Category 28A: Brett Beer (7 entries)

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2nd Samuel Staley Le Demoniste Brett Beer Yeastside Brewers

California State Fair Competition

There were 667 entries judged.

Winning Yeastside Entries

Pale Malty European Lager (16 entries)

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1st Noe Tellez What The Helles?! Munich Helles Yeastside Brewers

Wood Beer (24 entries)

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3rd Jeff Koehler BBA Old Ale Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Yeastside Brewers

Romancing the Beer Competition

There were 295 entries judged and 148 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Yeastside Entries

Table 4: Scottish and Irish (8 entries)

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1st Bonfilio Ruiz Sad But True Wee Heavy Yeastside Brewers

Table 6: Specialty Beer (12 entries)

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2nd Bonfilio Ruiz Roggen One: A Bier Story Historical Beer Yeastside Brewers

Table 14: Sour Beer (14 entries)

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2nd Jeremy Stacy & Cori Stacy Twinbro’s Twin Wild Specialty Beer Yeastside Brewers

Doug King Memorial Competition

There were 127 entries judged and 106 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Yeastside Entries

Best Of Show

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1st Noe Tellez What The Helles?! Munich-Style Helles Yeastside Brewers

Category 2: European-style Pale Lager (11 entries)

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1st Noe Tellez What The Helles?! Munich-Style Helles Yeastside Brewers

Category 9: Amber and Dark Lager (8 entries)

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1st Jorge Pineda Pinedabrau Oktoberfest Marzen/Oktoberfest Yeastside Brewers

Category 10: American West Coast-style Beers (15 entries)

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3rd Jeff Koehler West Coast Extra Pale Ale West Coast Extra Pale Ale Yeastside Brewers

Category 16: Porter (3 entries)

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2nd Brian Drown Joy American-Style Porter Yeastside Brewers

Category 24: Specialty Beer- Fruit/Vegetable & Herb/Spiced (19 entries)

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3rd Samuel Staley Tart Saison With Green Plums Fruit- and/or Vegetable-Flavored Beer Yeastside Brewers

Category 26: Specialty Beer – Smoked & Wood Aged (21 entries)

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2nd Jeff Koehler Old Ale Aged in Bourbon Barrel Wood-Aged Beer, Whiskey Yeastside Brewers

Category 30: Imperial Anything (11 entries)

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1st Noe Tellez I Can Barley Taste It. Imperial Anything Yeastside Brewers

Category 31: English/Irish/Scottish and Specialty (13 entries)

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1st Jeffrey Leming & Brett Shaw Barely Barleywine English/Irish/Scottish and Specialty Yeastside Brewers
2nd Bonofilio Ruiz English/Irish/Scottish and Specialty Yeastside Brewers

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