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Cactus Challenge

2018 Cactus Challenge Results

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Cat. 1: Standard American Beer (13 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Kerry Martin Creamy Goodness 1C: Cream Ale
2nd Justin Holman Justin's Cream Ale 1C: Cream Ale
3rd David Rogers Cream Ale '18 1C: Cream Ale

Cat 2 & 3. International and Czech Lager (14 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Matthew Herrold Chiggity Czech Urquell 3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
2nd Harold Keller Das Bier 2A: International Pale Lager
3rd Matthew Herrold Black Eye'd Bock 2C: International Dark Lager

Cat 4 & 6: Pale and Amber Malty European Lagers (12 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Kerry Martin Helles 4A: Munich Helles
2nd Nick Handel
Co-Brewer: David Horn
Uncle Fest'r 4B: Festbier
3rd Dan Dewberry
Co-Brewer: Joelle Dewberry
Rauchy Mountain High 6B: Rauchbier

Cat 5 & 7: Pale Bitter and Amber Hoppy European Lagers (17 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Justin Holman Justin's Pils 5D: German Pils
2nd David Rogers Copper Lager 7A: Vienna Lager
3rd Pete Train Lawn Service Lager 5B: Kolsch

Cat 8 & 9: Dark and Strong European Lager (9 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st David Horn
Co-Brewer: Nick Handel
Doppelbock 9A: Doppelbock
2nd Dave Kutschman Dave's Eisbock 9B: Eisbock
3rd Justin Holman Donisl Dunkel 8A: Munich Dunkel
HM Matthew Herrold Serenity Now 9C: Baltic Porter

Cat. 10: German Wheat Beer (9 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Matthew Herrold Dr Kenneth Noisewater 10C: Weizenbock
2nd Justin Holman Justin's Weizenbock 10C: Weizenbock
3rd Matthew Cogburn The Duke 10A: Weissbier

Cat. 11 & 12: Pale English and English Bitters (16 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st John Driscoll Fatfinger - Bitters 11A: Ordinary Bitter
2nd Matthew Herrold Mind the Gap 12C: English IPA
3rd Justin Holman Justin's Esb 11C: Strong Bitter

Cat. 13 & 16: Brown English and Dark British Beer (24 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Kerry Martin Session Mild 13A: Dark Mild
2nd Andy Scherzinger
Co-Brewer: James Gould
Luca's Milk Stout 16A: Sweet Stout
3rd Timothy Hardy
Co-Brewer: Bill Hardy
Toasted Stout 16D: Foreign Extra Stout

Cat. 14 & 15: Scottish and Irish Beer (17 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Matthew Cogburn Rueben's Red 15A: Irish Red Ale
2nd Doug Nett Jeremy's Scotch Export 14C: Scottish Export
3rd Andy Scherzinger
Co-Brewer: James Gould
Anal Bum Cover 14C: Scottish Export

Cat. 17 & 22: Strong British and Strong American Ales (16 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Eric Heinz
Co-Brewer: Kyle Autry
The Orange Fog 22A: Double IPA
2nd Dan Dewberry
Co-Brewer: Joelle Dewberry, Eric Lowe
The Lowe Spark of High Heeled Boys 22B: American Strong Ale
3rd Andy Scherzinger
Co-Brewer: James Gould
Happy Chibbs 17C: Wee Heavy

Cat. 18: Pale American Beer (10 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Pete Train Zombie Lust 18B: American Pale Ale
2nd Kerry Martin Hoppy Pale Ale 18B: American Pale Ale

Cat. 19: Amber and Brown American Beer (9 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Ian Steinmetz Alley Cat Ale 19A: American Amber Ale
2nd Pete Train Connor’s Amber 19A: American Amber Ale

Cat. 20: American Porter and Stout (15 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st John Driscoll Fatfinger - Imperial Stout 20C: Imperial Stout
2nd David Rogers Putin's Revenge 20C: Imperial Stout
3rd Will Schilling Chilly Willy 20A: American Porter

Cat. 21: IPA (17 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Eric Heinz
Co-Brewer: Kyle Autry
Pooipa 21A: American IPA
2nd Matthew Cogburn Jimmy's Monsoon 21A: American IPA
3rd Ian Steinmetz Super Calico 21A: American IPA

Cat. 23 & 28: European Sour Ale and American Wild Ale (12 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Andy Scherzinger
Co-Brewer: James Gould
Berlinerweiss, Weiss Baby! 23A: Berliner Weisse
2nd Steven Barsalou Warcola Double Barrel Bastard Child 28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
3rd Tyson Schindler Ned’s Brown 23C: Oud Bruin
HM Luke Morgan Sour Red With Berries 28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Cat. 24 & 25: Belgian Ale & Strong Belgian Ale (20 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Kevin Foster Yvonne 24C: Biere de Garde
2nd Fritz Schanz Saison 25B: Saison
3rd Fritz Schanz Belgian Blond 25A: Belgian Blond Ale

Cat. 26 Trappist (11 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Kevin Foster Brother Jerome 12 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2nd Ian Steinmetz Abyssinian Dubbel 26B: Belgian Dubbel
3rd Timothy Hardy
Co-Brewer: Bill Hardy
Fuzzy Butt 26C: Belgian Tripel
HM Kevin Foster Mont la Salle 26A: Trappist Single

Cat 27, 31, 34.: Historical, Alternative, Speciality Beer (13 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Kerry Martin Creamy Goodness 27A7: Pre-Prohibition Lager
2nd Gary Casey Beer Brandy 34C: Experimental Beer
3rd Tyson Schindler Licked In Heinie 27A3: Lichtenhainer

Cat. 29: Fruit Beers (12 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Andy Scherzinger
Co-Brewer: James Gould
Your Face Is Red, Like A Strawbrary! 29A: Fruit Beer
2nd Debra Mayer
Co-Brewer: Rudy Mayer
Hatched 29B: Fruit and Spice Beer
3rd Jason Alvarado Strawberry Cream Ale 29A: Fruit Beer

Cat. 30: Spiced Beer (9 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Justin Holman Justin's Spiced Stout 30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
2nd Cade Jobe Christmas Joe 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rd Pete Train Mocha Mama 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Cat. 32 & 33: Smoked and Wood Age Beer (9 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Matthew Cogburn Deliverance Barrel Aged Ris 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2nd Sam Hoopes B3 R Us 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rd Matt Holley Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Cider (11 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Cindy Oberlin Ruby Dragon C2F: Specialty Cider/Perry
2nd Cecile Chisholm Sunny Hammock C1A: New World Cider
3rd Cindy Oberlin Thanks For the Scraps! C2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Mead (8 entries)

Place Brewer Name Style
1st Cindy Oberlin Happy M2C: Berry Mead
2nd Cindy Oberlin Dilly Dilly M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
3rd Cindy Oberlin Dopey M1C: Sweet Mead

Best of Show

Place Brewer Name Style
BOS Matthew Herrold Dr Kenneth Noisewater 10C: Weizenbock
Reserve Andy Scherzinger
Co-Brewer: James Gould
Berlinerweiss, Weiss Baby! 23A: Berliner Weisse
Last Updated on Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:35