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Virginia Beer Blitz








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Presented by The Colonial AleSmiths and Keggers (CASK)
Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM
St. George Brewing Company, Hampton Virginia



The Tenth Annual Virginia Beer Blitz is a BJCP/AHA Sanctioned Competition and will be conducted using the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines, including all 34 beer categories, 4 mead categories, and 2 cider categories.


Best of Show (383 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Bergquist PIlsner #1-B 5D: German Pils FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
2nd Alex O'Dell Cream Ale 1C: Cream Ale Warrenton Brewers Guild
3rd John Berg Purgatory Porter 20A: American Porter Star City Brewers Guild


Table 1: Pale European Beer (11 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Bergquist PIlsner #1-B German Pils FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
2nd Brian Bergquist Helles #3 Munich Helles FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
3rd Dan Tully Almost March Festbier 7 City Brewers & CASK

Table 2: Amber European Beer (13 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Charles Burdett Tyler's Marzen Marzen Stafford Brewers Club
2nd Clifton Harris Robtoberfest Marzen Smithfield HAMS
3rd Steve Buehler Vienna Lager Vienna Lager Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild

Table 3: Dark Lager & Bock (12 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Jackson Slider's Special Schwarzbier  
2nd Paul Clifford DHB First Snow Doppelbock Doppelbock Smithfield Hops and Malt Society
3rd Brian Urbani Black Lagers Matter Schwarzbier CAMRA

Table 4: Light & Wheat Ale (21 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Alex O'Dell Cream Ale Cream Ale Warrenton Brewers Guild
2nd Brian Kinzie Stars On 45 American Wheat American Wheat Beer James River Homebrewers
3rd Edward McDermott Beach Ball Blonde Ale Blonde Ale Hampton Roads Brewing and Tasting Society and 7 Cities Brewing

Table 5: English Pale Beer (11 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Patrick Taylor Wealth Of Common English Golden Ale CASK
2nd Clay Blankenship Worlds End Best Bitter Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)
3rd Adam Read 1752 English IPA Smithfield H.A.M.S.

Table 6: English, Scottish, and Irish Ale (10 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bob Smole McCreight's Scotch Ale Scottish Light CASK
2nd John Pope Dark Mild Dark Mild Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)
3rd Charles Burdett Beau Dog Brown English Brown Ale Stafford Brewers Club

Table 7: Porter (21 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Berg Purgatory Porter American Porter Star City Brewers Guild
2nd Matthew Sears East Anglia Porter English Porter CASK
3rd Alex O'Dell Brown Porter English Porter Warrenton Brewers Guild

Table 8: Stout (28 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Alistair Reece Dark Island Extra Stout Tropical Stout Charlottesville Area Masters of Real Ale
2nd Rick Mancinelli Extra Oatmeal Stout Oatmeal Stout M.A.S.H.
3rd John Pope Irish Stout Irish Stout Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)

Table 9: American Pale Ale (17 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Timothy Rouse Sweet Tooth American Pale Ale Seven City Brewers
2nd Steve Buehler Equinox Pale Ale American Pale Ale Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild
3rd John Pope Lonely Hearted American Pale Ale American Pale Ale Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)

Table 10: American Amber & Brown Ale (14 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ronnie Lentz Brandon's Brown Eye American Brown Ale CASK
2nd John Van Itallie Sids Amber California Common JRHB
3rd Patrick Taylor Plain And Simple American Amber Ale CASK

Table 11: American IPA (25 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Joel Miller Anemic American IPA James River Homebrewers
2nd John Lee Howling At Strangers American IPA Saratoga thoroughbrews
3rd Scott Grim Dead Tree American IPA American IPA Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders

Table 12: Strong Beer (20 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Brady Stache Captain's Barleywine American Barleywine  
2nd James Lloyd Hanover Strong Ale American Strong Ale James River Home Brewers
3rd Christopher Hanyok Dirty 30 Gnarleywine American Barleywine  

Table 13: Belgian Ale (12 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Van Itallie Saison Saison JRHB
2nd Timothy Rouse Four-Grain Saison Saison Seven City Brewers
3rd Mike Drago Olivers Navy Belgian Pale Ale M.A.S.H. of Midlothian

Table 14: Strong Belgian & Trappist Ale (15 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Fulton Quad Belgian Dark Strong Ale  
2nd Matt Smith Angels Of Mons Belgian Blond Ale  
3rd Samuel Straight Midnight Rider Belgian Dark Strong Ale CASK and Smithfield HAMS

Table 15: European Sour Ale (17 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Aiken Superman Lambic CASK
2nd Bryan Falman CASK Flanders Red Flanders Red Ale Colonial Ale Smiths and Keggers
3rd Jamey Barlow Waterloo Berliner Weisse CAMRA

Table 16: American Wild Ale (10 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Joel Miller Funky Rhythm Wild Specialty Beer James River Homebrewers
2nd Kyle Brady Stache Captain's Dark Sour Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer  
3rd Timothy Rouse Dry Hopped Farmhouse Brett Beer Brett Beer Seven City Brewers
HM Seth Caddell House Sour Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Virginia Craft Beer Society

Table 17: Fruit Beer (15 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matthew Sears The Cranberries Speciality Fruit Beer CASK
2nd Mike Drago Rasberry Beret Fruit and Spice Beer M.A.S.H. of Midlothian
3rd Scott Grim Dead Tree Cherry Chocolate Stout Fruit and Spice Beer Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders

Table 18: Spiced Beer (22 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matt Smith Krampus Night Winter Seasonal Beer  
2nd Clay Blankenship OMG Winter Seasonal Beer Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)
3rd Timothy Cognetti Carolina Tears Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Cask
HM Dan Sennett Root Awakenings Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Colonial Ale Smiths & Keggers (CASK)

Table 19: Smoked & Wood-Aged Beer (18 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dan Tully 7Cities Barleywine Specialty Wood-Aged Beer 7 City Brewers & CASK
2nd Dennis Petersen Over The Hill Wood-Aged Beer Brewers United for Real Potables (BURP)
3rd Takumi Sato Smok'em If You Got'em Specialty Smoked Beer Star City Brewers Guild

Table 20: Historic, Clone, & Specialty Beer (13 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Grim Dead Tree American Rye Ale Alternative Grain Beer Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders
2nd Kyle Brady Stache Captain's 5th Brewversary Ale Experimental Beer  
3rd Gregg John Shticke The Landing Experimental Beer  

Table 21: Imperial Stout (13 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Karen Martin Imperial Stout Imperial Stout  
2nd Grant Shaddix Big Oak Imperial Stout Imperial Stout Shenandoah Valley Hombrewers Guild
3rd Joel Miller Subconscious Stout Imperial Stout James River Homebrewers

Table 22: Specialty & Double IPA (20 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Grim Dead Tree Rye IPA Rye IPA Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders
2nd Bob Roberts Money Rye IPA 7 city brewers
3rd Larry Lentz LTE Double IPA Seven City Brewers

Table 23: Mead (17 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Samuel Straight 30th Anniversary Mead Berry Mead CASK and Smithfield HAMS
2nd Robert Clingan Marks Magical Mystical Mead Cyser  
3rd Samuel Straight Cherry Bomb Stone Fruit Mead CASK and Smithfield HAMS
HM John Smith Red Currant Mead Berry Mead CASK

Table 24: Cider (8 entries)

Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith King Grandma's Sweat Apple Pie Cider Specialty Cider/Perry Stafford Brewers Club
2nd Daniel Wagner CAC Cider with Other Fruit Smithfield HAMS
3rd John Van Itallie 2015 Cider New World Cider JRHB



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