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2014 SFHG HoY Comps & Results

SFHG Bring Your Brews – BJCP sanctioned competition.

Congrats to the winners of the SFHG’s AHA-BJCP certified Bring Your Brews Homebrew Competition.  There were 29 entries in this competition. The winners were:

8/2014 - Congrats to the winner of the Bring Your Brews comp!

1st – Kevin Inglin’s Knees Bees Southern English Brown
2nd – Paul Liszewski’s W90 Russian Imperial Stout
3rd – Alfredo Rodriguez’s Ahi Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Honorable Mention– Nicholas Damoth’s Road to Nowhere Saison

SFHG Tribute to America – BJCP sanctioned competition.

Congrats to the winners of the SFHG’s AHA-BJCP certified Tribute to America Homebrew Competition covering American Pale Ale, Amber, Brown, and Hefeweizen. The winners were:

6/2014 - Congrats to the winner of the Tribute to America comp!

1st – Alex Deacon’s Pale Ale
2nd – Karlo Berket & Sami Rollins American Amber
3rd – Tom Pellack’s American Brown
People’s Choice – Randy Swanson’s Coco Brown

SFHG Griz Tribute Barleywine & Mild Comp – BJCP sanctioned competition. To honor the life of Griz, a local San Francisco homebrewing legend and owner of SFHG supporter SF Brewcraft, we did a comp for one of the biggest styles of all – barleywine. But keeping in mind that Griz was a pretty chill guy, too, we thought it appropriate to include Mild in this comp as well.

2/2014 – Congrats to the winner of the Griz Tribute comp!

1st – Karlo Berket, Young Frankenstein American Barleywine
2nd – Arun Bhalla, Old Methuselah’s English Barleywine
3rd – Seth Mansergh, ‘Griz’ly Dark Mild
Honorable Mention– Evan Rusackas, Old Flathead American Barleywine

The winners of the People’s Choice vote at the SFHG 2nd Anniversary SF Beer Week Homebrew Share at Pi Bar were:
1) Open category: Chris Cohen & Tom Tripp for their “10% Milkshake” Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout
2) Competition category – Evan Rusackas for his Old Flathead American Barleywine


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