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Cactus Challenge

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Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014 19:36
 

2014 Cactus Challenge Results

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Best of Show
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Schoppe Mark’s Chipotle Lichtenhainer 23A: Specialty Beer Austin Zealots
2nd Barrett Tillman BlackmanBrew.Com 17D: Straight (Unblended) Lambic North Texas Homebrewers Association
Category 1: Light Lager (6 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Paul Dietert Besserwisser 2 1D: Munich Helles Independent
2nd Craig Loerwald A-MAIZE-Ing Lager 1B: Standard American Lager Austin Zealots
3rd David Rogers Summer Cream 1C: Premium American Lager Foam Rangers
Category 2: Pilsner (5 entries)
Place
Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Pete Train Bohemian Rhapsody 2B: Bohemian Pilsener Bay Area Mashtronauts
2nd Patrick Schneider Inside My Dreams Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Independent
3rd Pete Train Panty Peeler Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Bay Area Mashtronauts
Category 3 & 4: European Amber Lager and Dark Lager (7 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Paul Dietert Little Schwartz 4C: Schwarzbier Independent
2nd Don VanSlyke Dunkel Dunkel 4B: Munich Dunkel North Texas Home Brewers Association
3rd Don VanSlyke V Lager 3A: Vienna Lager North Texas Home Brewers Association
Category 5: Bock (7 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Schoppe Mark’s Eisbock 5D: Eisbock Austin Zealots
2nd Brian Barran Doppelbock 5C: Doppelbock Sugar Land Imperialists
3rd Chris Rauschuber Doppelbock 5C: Doppelbock Austin ZEALOTS
Category 6: Light Hybrid Beer (15 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kerry Martin Kolsch 6C: Kolsch Austin Zealots
2nd Robert Sauermann Honey Blonde 6B: Blonde Ale Independent
3rd Cody Gray American Wheat 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer Independent
Category 7: Amber Hybrid Beer (9 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dan Dewberry Dewbrew ALTernative Lifestyle 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Austin ZEALOTS
Co-Brewer: Joelle Dewberry
2nd Paul Dietert Lloyds Amber 7A: Northern German Altbier Independent
3rd David Rogers Alt 7A: Northern German Altbier Foam Rangers
HM Pat Lannon Alt 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Big Country Home Brewers
Category 8: English Pale Ale (7 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jimmy Orkin Jimmy’s ESB 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) North Texas Homebrewers Association
2nd Chris Rauschuber ESB 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Austin ZEALOTS
3rd Doug Nett Haileys Best Bitter 8B: Special/Best/Premium Bitter North Texas Home Brewers Assoc.
Category 9: Scottish and Irish Ale (12 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Doug Nett Haileys Strong Scotch Ale 9E: Strong Scotch Ale North Texas Home Brewers Assoc.
2nd Chris Rauschuber Wee Heavy 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Austin ZEALOTS
3rd Mike Treadway McGregor’s Goat 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Cap and Hare
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
Category 10: American Ale (17 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Chaney RedDot Amber 10B: American Amber Ale Austin Zealots
2nd Robert Chaney Parallax Pale Ale 10A: American Pale Ale Austin Zealots
3rd Corey Martin Dirty Finger Brown 10C: American Brown Ale Austin Zealots
HM Richard Goeggel The Brown Bomber 10C: American Brown Ale Independent
Category 11 & 12: English Brown Ale and Porter (14 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Schoppe Mark’s Baltic Porter 12C: Baltic Porter Austin Zealots
2nd Matt Hill Pecan Praline Porter 12B: Robust Porter Independent
3rd Corey Martin DArk Side Mild 11A: Mild Austin Zealots
Category 13: Stout (20 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Chris Rauschuber Maltosaurus 13F: Imperial Stout Austin ZEALOTS
2nd Robert Chaney Cosmonaut 13F: Imperial Stout Austin Zealots
3rd Matthew Cogburn Deliverance Dry Stout 13A: Dry Stout Big Country Homebrewers
HM Cristina Bailey Russian Imperial 13F: Imperial Stout Aleian Society
Category 14: India Pale Ale (IPA) (23 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matthew Cogburn M2 14B: American IPA Big Country Homebrewers
2nd David Rogers Centennial IPA 14B: American IPA Foam Rangers
3rd Chris Rauschuber DIPA 14C: Imperial IPA Austin ZEALOTS
Category 15: German Wheat and Rye Beer (8 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mike Treadway The Outlaw 15C: Weizenbock Cap and Hare
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
2nd Tim Hardy Hefeweizen 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Ale-ian Society Homebrew Club
Co-Brewer: Bill Hardy
3rd Paul Dietert Hell Of A Heffe 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Independent
Category 16: Belgian and French Ale (17 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Brown Jr Dirty Drunken Bum 16C: Saison Foam Rangers
2nd Dan Dewberry Saison De Wallonia 16C: Saison Austin ZEALOTS
Co-Brewer: Joelle Dewberry
3rd George Goodman Nether Region 16B: Belgian Pale Ale North Texas Homebrew Association
Category 17: Sour Ale (10 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Barrett Tillman BlackmanBrew.Com 17D: Straight (Unblended) Lambic North Texas Homebrewers Association
2nd Vito Greco DIE BERLINER WEISSE! 17A: Berliner Weisse Austin Zealots
3rd Tyler Wood Flanders Red 17B: Flanders Red Ale Ale-ian Society
Category 18: Belgian Strong Ale (11 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Pete Train Stairway To Heaven 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Bay Area Mashtronauts
2nd Mike Treadway Last Knight 18B: Belgian Dubbel Cap and Hare
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
3rd Mark Schoppe Mark’s Judgment Day Clone 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Austin Zealots
HM Richard Goeggel Bottle Blonde 18A: Belgian Blond Ale Independent
Category 19: Strong Ale (11 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Chris Rauschuber English Barleywine 19B: English Barleywine Austin ZEALOTS
2nd Doug Nett Haileys English Barley Wine 19B: English Barleywine North Texas Home Brewers Assoc.
3rd Chris Rauschuber Old Peg Leg 2010 19C: American Barleywine Austin ZEALOTS
Category 20: Fruit Beer (6 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Aaron Pachlhofer Coconut Stout 20A: Fruit Beer Basin Brewers
2nd Barrett Tillman BlackmanBrew.Com 20A: Fruit Beer North Texas Homebrewers Association
3rd David Echols Chocolate Raspberry Imperial Stout 20A: Fruit Beer Independent
Co-Brewer: Matt Holley
Category 21: Spice/Herb/Vegatable Beer (12 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Steven Bass Hold The Crust 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Vintage Brewer's Society
2nd David Echols Chai Tea 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Independent
Co-Brewer: Matt Holley
3rd Cody Gray Almost Blood And Honey 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Independent
HM David Echols Chocolate Coconut Imperial Stout 21B: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer Independent
Co-Brewer: Matt Holley
Category 22: Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer (17 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jon Airheart OMGBlizzard!75 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Austin Zealots
Co-Brewer: John Porterfield
2nd David Echols Imperial Brown Ale 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Independent
Co-Brewer: Matt Holley
3rd Mark Schoppe Mark’s Imperial Rauchbier VI 22B: Other Smoked Beer Austin Zealots
Category 23: Specialty Beer (11 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Schoppe Mark’s Chipotle Lichtenhainer 23A: Specialty Beer Austin Zealots
2nd Mike Treadway Commander Rye’ker 23A: Specialty Beer Cap and Hare
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
3rd Aaron Pachlhofer CATI Bastard 23A: Specialty Beer Basin Brewers
Category 24-26: Mead (9 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Cindy Oberlin Black & Blue Tiger 26C: Open Category Mead Bay Area Mashtronauts
2nd Cindy Oberlin Grumpy 24B: Semi-Sweet Mead Bay Area Mashtronauts
3rd Cindy Oberlin Happy 25C: Other Fruit Melomel Bay Area Mashtronauts
Category 27 & 28: Standard and Specialty Cider and Perry (4 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Craig Loerwald Like Warm Apple Pie 27A: Common Cider Austin Zealots
2nd Cindy Oberlin White Rabbit 27A: Common Cider Bay Area Mashtronauts
3rd Howard Rushing Sharpstown Cider 27A: Common Cider Foam Rangers
Category 51: Most Unusual Ingredient (6 entries)
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dan Dewberry
Co-Brewer: Joelle Dewberry
Blind Faith Category 51: Most Unusual Ingredient Austin ZEALOTS
Guantlent Challenge
Place Brewer(s)
TBD
People's Choice
Place Brewer(s)
1st Cristina Bailey Coffee Stout People's Choice Ale-ian Society
2nd Aaron Rogers Ginger Beer People's Choice Ale-ian Society

09/20/2014: With the exception of Gauntlet Challenge and Rice Wine categories all results are final.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014 20:17