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Thanks to all who participated in the Amateur Brewing Championship of South Australia.

There were 218 entries judged and 62 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

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Best Brewer Of Show (45 Participating Brewers)

1stBrendan Macey31112.03 South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndMark Woods22010.02

Scores and tie-breakers have been applied in accordance with the scoring methodology. Numbers reflected are rounded to the hundredth place. Hover over or tap the question mark icon () for the actual calculated value.

Winning Entries

Table 1: Low Alcohol (14 entries)

1stDarren WilliamsCzech Mate108: Czech Pale Lager [BJCP 3A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndPeter BradshawOrdinary Bitter109: Ordinary Bitter [BJCP 11A]
3rdJames EdwardsBerliner Weisse 101: Berliner Weisse [BJCP 23A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 2: Pale Lager (18 entries)

1stWolfgang TrenklerHelles 203: Munich Helles [BJCP 4A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndDarren WilliamsHoppy Lager407: New Zealand Pilsner [BJCP X5]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdBlake QuinneyCzech-Xican Lager201: American Lager [BJCP 1B]

Table 3: Amber and Dark Lager (13 entries)

1stWolfgang TrenklerBohemian Night 307: Czech Dark Lager [BJCP 3D]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndMark WoodsSchwarzbier308: Schwarzbier [BJCP 8B]
3rdOlivier MaennelTeutoburger Wald308: Schwarzbier [BJCP 8B]

Table 4: Pale Ale (12 entries)

1stNick McAuleyBlond Version408: Belgian Blond Ale [BJCP 25A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndLee FinchGolden Ale406: British Golden Ale [BJCP 12A]
3rdRussell SaintSparkylicious405: Australian Sparkling Ale [BJCP 12B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 5: American Pale Ale (12 entries)

1stBrendan Macey
Co-Brewer: Glenn Macey
Make Apa Great Again501: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndKieren VercoeDo I Bother?501: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdNicholas HauschildAmerican Pale Ale501: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 6: IPA (9 entries)

1stMatt LaubeIPA602: American IPA [BJCP 21A]
2ndMark LehmannMeet You On The West Coast!603: Double IPA [BJCP 22A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdBrendan MaceyCitradelic IPA602: American IPA [BJCP 21A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 7: Specialty IPA (10 entries)

1stLeon Van Der LindenTraditions Of Rye707: Rye IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndMark LehmannMates In The Trenches II701: Hazy IPA [BJCP 21C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdLucas VeitchHazy IPA701: Hazy IPA [BJCP 21C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 8: Amber Ale (9 entries)

1stAlistair MurrayAl's Alt803: Altbier [BJCP 7B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndPeter BradshawStrong Bitter805: Strong Bitter [BJCP 11C]
3rdPeter WinchCalifornia Dreaming804: California Common [BJCP 19B]

Table 9: Brown Ale (6 entries)

1stRussell SaintKing Brown905: American Brown Ale [BJCP 19C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndKieren VercoeDrool #3905: American Brown Ale [BJCP 19C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdMatt KennedyUp Yah Kilt902: Scottish Export [BJCP 14C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 10: Porter (14 entries)

1stMitchell OliverGobbledok's Baltic Porter1004: Baltic Porter [BJCP 9C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndBlake QuinneyBramling Brown1001: English Porter [BJCP 13C]
3rdPeter BradshawEnglish Porter1001: English Porter [BJCP 13C]

Table 11: Stout (10 entries)

1stMark WoodsOatmeal Stout 1103: Oatmeal Stout [BJCP 16B]
2ndBrett WallisIrish Stout1102: Irish Stout [BJCP 15B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdMark LehmannCoffee With That?1101: Sweet Stout [BJCP 16A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 12: Strong Stout (18 entries)

1stBrendan Macey
Co-Brewer: Glenn Macey
Happy Accident1203: American Stout [BJCP 20B]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndJordan StearnesForeign Extra Stout1204: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdGary WatersMidnight Tan And Tan1204: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 13: Wheat and Rye Beer (8 entries)

1stJames EdwardsWheat Wine1308: Wheatwine [BJCP 22D]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndMark LehmannA Weizen Friend1301: Weissbier [BJCP 10A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdTrent DayLuneburg Heide1301: Weissbier [BJCP 10A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 14: Belgian Ale (18 entries)

1stMark LehmannSingle In Belgium1404: Belgian Single [BJCP 26A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndMatt KennedyPlain Beret1401: Saison [BJCP 25B] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdJakub FidosBelgian Quad1407: Belgian Dark Strong Ale [BJCP 26D]

Table 15: Strong Ale and Lager (7 entries)

1stMitchell OliverGobbledok's Dunkel Bock1502: Dunkles Bock [BJCP 6C]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndKieren VercoeA Bit Too Much?1508: English Barleywine [BJCP 17D]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdPeter BradshawHelles Bock1501: Helles Bock [BJCP 4C]

Table 16: Sour and Wild Ale (7 entries)

1stTom PonttMichigan Yellow Plum1609: Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer [BJCP 28B]
2ndGerard Flynn3rd Time Lucky?1604: Fruit Lambic [BJCP 23F] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdNicholas HauschildGose1601: Gose [BJCP 23G]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 17: Fruit and Spice Beer (11 entries)

1stMatt KennedyRaspberry Beret1701: Fruit Beer [BJCP 29A] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndBrendan MaceySour Puss1701: Fruit Beer [BJCP 29A] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdKieren VercoeCc & Lime1701: Fruit Beer [BJCP 29A] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 18: Specialty Beer (12 entries)

1stMark WoodsWhiskey Barrel Aged RIS1804: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer [BJCP 33B]
2ndKieren VercoeCbawzb1804: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer [BJCP 33B] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
3rdMatt KennedyPale Ale With Honey1806: Alternative Sugar Beer [BJCP 31B] South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 19: Mead (6 entries)

1stBrendan MaceyMead1901: Dry Mead [BJCP M1A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]
2ndMark WoodsMead1902: Semi-Sweet Mead [BJCP M1B]
3rdMatt KennedyThe Stinger1911: Braggot [BJCP M4A]South Australian Brewing Club [Australia]

Table 20: Cider and Perry (4 entries)

1stTom PonttAshton Mid-Dry Cider2001: New World Cider [BJCP C1A]
2ndTom PonttAshton Mixed Berry 22011: Specialty Cider/Perry [BJCP C2F]
3rdBruce Tonkin#1012002: English Cider [BJCP C1B]