Winners - 31st Annual Southern California Regional Homebrew Championship

Style 1: Standard American Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRussell GeisnerLumosCream AleInland Empire Brewers [CA]
2ndGabriel HernandezKream AleCream AleGreenbelt Brewers Association
3rdJames CotaCastanoAmerican Light Lager
HMBen SookyingDrink Wheat Me!American Wheat BeerThe Bru Club

Style 2: International Lager (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBen SookyingGolden HappinessInternational Pale LagerThe Bru Club
2ndRussell GeisnerMorsmordreInternational Amber LagerInland Empire Brewers [CA]
3rdBen SookyingBraunes GluckInternational Dark LagerThe Bru Club

Style 3: Czech Lager (2 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBill KutlesaCz PilsCzech Premium Pale Lager

Style 4: Pale Malty European Lager (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrooks ConleyPretzhell JuiceMunich Helles
2ndJim JorgensenJim's Mai Bock 5_2018Helles BockInland Empire Brewers [CA]

Style 5: Pale Bitter European Beer (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBen SookyingExported HappinessGerman ExportbierThe Bru Club
2ndDoug WoznyMein LieblingsbierKolschBeer Me Brew Club
3rdWayne RogersKaleidoscope KolschKolschBeer Me Brew Club

Style 6: Amber Malty European Lager (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJames CotaRauchbier Nummer DreiRauchbier
2ndSam CastellanoDas BootMarzenBrewluminati [CA]
3rdDrew KaiserZzyzx OktoberfishtMarzenHigh Desert Home Brewers Anonymous
HMJason WrightsmanGene's EssenceRauchbier

Style 7: Amber Bitter European Beer (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJim JorgensenJim's Vienna 6_2018Vienna LagerInland Empire Brewers [CA]
2ndBen SookyingAltered HappinessAltbierThe Bru Club
3rdBen SookyingRed HappinessVienna LagerThe Bru Club

Style 8: Dark European Lager (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRussell GeisnerNoxSchwarzbierInland Empire Brewers [CA]
HMJim SlatteryCrazy Rich DunkelMunich Dunkel

Style 9: Strong European Beer (3 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAaron VieiraEeeeeradicatorDoppelbockOrange County Mash Ups
2ndGuillermo ParamountBaltic Porter #2Baltic PorterSoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
3rdBrian MillerDoppelbockDoppelbockOC Mashups

Style 10: German Wheat Beer (3 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDoug WoznyWeizenwolkenWeissbierBeer Me Brew Club
3rdJames CotaWanna Whole Lotta Yeast?Weissbier

Style 11: British Bitter (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark Tillman Ordinary Bitter #2Ordinary BitterOC Mashups
2ndKat GrescoRegular IrregularStrong Bitter
3rdBrian GregoryBrian's Best BitterBest Bitter

Style 12: Pale Commonwealth Beer (2 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
2ndJosh BrewerJ Brews British Golden AleEnglish Golden Ale

Style 13: Brown British Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
2ndBrian GregoryEasy MildDark Mild
3rdJim JorgensenJim's Mild Manner 12_2017Dark MildInland Empire Brewers [CA]

Style 14: Scottish Ale (2 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCary ChitwoodA Tad HeavyScottish HeavyInland Empire Brewers [CA]
2ndJim JorgensenJim's Wee 1_2018Scottish HeavyInland Empire Brewers [CA]

Style 15: Irish Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGuillermo ParamountBiscuits To A BearIrish StoutSoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
2ndTimothy MausIrish Red AleIrish Red AleBrewing Network, The
3rdScott SnyderIrish RedIrish Red Ale
HMRob SullivanErin Go Grain 2Irish Red AleInland Empire Brewers [CA]

Style 16: Dark British Beer (3 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin HoltThe Abyss StoutSweet StoutQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndMarcos SantannaMoomoo StoutSweet Stout

Style 17: Strong British Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJason DunnFred Took A NapOld AleInland Empire Brewers [CA]
2ndRick MoralesBreakawayEnglish BarleywineMaltose Falcons

Style 18: Pale American Ale (24 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAaron VieiraThis Beer Has DiacetylAmerican Pale AleOrange County Mash Ups
2ndBjorn Erik Enki GjesdalHighbjornAmerican Pale Ale
3rdGuillermo ParamountAftershower DelightAmerican Pale AleSoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
HMJim JorgensenJim's Blonde 8_2018Blonde AleInland Empire Brewers [CA]

Style 19: Amber and Brown American Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMarcos SantannaSteam PunkCalifornia Common
2ndBill PierceHappy Wife Brown AleAmerican Brown AleOC Mashups
3rdDaniel Emmerling[insert Dad Joke Here]American Amber Ale

Style 20: American Porter and Stout (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSean Frates Black Ops StoutAmerican StoutBeer Me Brew Club
2ndBrandon HoltThe Black Pearl StoutImperial StoutQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
3rdMatt Krawczak2018 Imperial StoutImperial Stout
HMDonovan PettaInfinity Solved Imperial StoutImperial Stout

Style 21: IPA (24 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBjorn Erik Enki GjesdalPanderbjornNew England IPA
2ndBjorn Erik Enki GjesdalStubbjornSpecialty IPA
3rdJim JorgensenJim's IPA 8_2018American IPAInland Empire Brewers [CA]
HMMike NeiceOld School IPAAmerican IPAPhantom Homebrew

Style 22: Strong American Ale (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBjorn Erik Enki GjesdalThe Bjorn SupremacyDouble IPA
2ndPaul WatsonPurple Beards Double IPAOC Mashups
3rdMike NeiceBw #305American BarleywinePhantom Homebrew
HMTom MartoisPet the KittyWheatwine

Style 23: European Sour Ale (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBen BirdsallClass of '05Oud Bruin
2ndJeremy StacyThree Years In the MakingGueuzeYeastside Brewers [CA]
3rdJeremy StacyBierliebBerliner WeisseYeastside Brewers [CA]

Style 24: Belgian Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJim JorgensenJim"S Wit 1_2018WitbierInland Empire Brewers [CA]
2ndRon KroetzOats Me'goatsBelgian Pale Ale
3rdGuillermo ParamountToo Le Wit To QuitWitbierSoCal Cerveceros (SCC)

Style 25: Strong Belgian Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrandon HallB-StrongBelgian Golden Strong AleCrown of the Valley Brewing Society
2ndJaime GonzalezJg's SaisonSaison
3rdMarcos SantannaSaisonicusSaison

Style 26: Trappist Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteve SpoonerDubbel TroubleBelgian DubbelBeer Me Brew Club
2ndJaime Gonzalez3 Spokes Batch #001Belgian Dubbel
3rdChad AdamsWarhammerBelgian Tripel

Style 27: Historical Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJames CotaMuehevolles LichtenhainerLichtenhainer
2ndGeorge McBroomSki's Special BrewPiwo Grodziskie
3rdSadie KroupaAnt RacesPre-Prohibition LagerOC Mashups

Style 28: American Wild Ale (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBen BirdsallLos Coyotes KriekWild Specialty Beer
2ndJeremy StacyBrett NelsonBrett BeerYeastside Brewers [CA]
3rdAaron Vieira...ProfitMixed Fermentation Sour BeerOrange County Mash Ups
HMJerry MarshallSour Oats Wild Specialty BeerHigh Desert Home Brewers Anonymous

Style 29: Fruit Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJason DunnKick The KegFruit BeerInland Empire Brewers [CA]
2ndJeremy StacySlo JamFruit BeerYeastside Brewers [CA]
3rdBrandon HoltSmoke On The WaterFruit and Spice BeerQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Style 30: Spiced Beer (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stVaughan LittlefieldPeanut Butter Cup PorterSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerHome Brewers of Greater Bangor
2ndSean Frates Coffee BlondeSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerBeer Me Brew Club
3rdMatthew McIntoshSerrano Chili Pale AleSpice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
HMTad SandenCoconut BrownSpice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Style 32: Smoked Beer (2 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJames CotaDiese Wiesn's On Fire!Classic Style Smoked Beer
2ndJames CotaGerauchet WienerlagerClassic Style Smoked Beer

Style 33: Wood Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin HoltBlack Beard Bourbon StoutSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
2ndRobert MorisonBarrel Aged StoutSpecialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdJerry MarshallNow That's Tasty Specialty Wood-Aged BeerHigh Desert Home Brewers Anonymous
HMVaughan LittlefieldMaplenut BrownWood-Aged BeerHome Brewers of Greater Bangor

Style 34: Specialty Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJeremy StacyConfiscationClone BeerYeastside Brewers [CA]
2ndGeorgia Flair#gruitobsessedExperimental BeerVentura Independent Beer Enthusiasts (VIBE) [CA]
3rdEric DangGolden Milk StoutExperimental BeerPhantom Homebrew