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Virginia Beer Blitz








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Steven Davis ... 15
Matthew Sears ... 12
Bryan Falman ... 12
John Smith ... 10
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Presented by the Colonial AleSmiths and Keggers (CASK)
Saturday, February 13, 2016
St. George Brewing Company, Hampton Virginia


The Ninth Annual Virginia Beer Blitz judged 370 entries this year.

Thanks to all of our sponsors, judges, and stewards, who made this event possible!


Best Of Show

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Neeley Lila Khryseoi M4C: Experimental Mead  
2nd Daniel Deibler Party At Mekong III Stove Top Frugum Weisse Cucumber 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer CASK
3rd Mark Klug Medium Dry Sparkling Cider C1A: New World Cider CASK




Table 1: Pale European Beer (11 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matthew Sears Be Wiser American Light Lager CASK
2nd Ronald Jordan Lighten Up America American Lager Butler Area Society of Homebrewers
3rd Matthew Sears Moe Kolsch CASK


Table 2: Amber European Beer (10 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Dailey Oktoberfest Marzen JRHB
2nd David Baum Dusseldorf Alt Bier | Deuces Wild Altbier CASK
3rd David Baum Imperial Oktoberfest | Veil Of The Night Marzen CASK


Table 3: Dark Lager & Bock (10 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st George Thiebes Missing Munich Maibock Helles Bock  
2nd Bob Rouse Czech Please! Czech Dark Lager DC Homebrewers
3rd Jack Wallace Gladiator Doppelbock Seven Cities
HM Bryan Falman Schwarzbier Schwarzbier Colonial Ale Smiths and Keggers


Table 4: Light & Wheat Ale (11 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dan Tully Weizen Weissbier 7 City Brewers & CASK
2nd Edward McDermott American Cream Pie Ale Cream Ale Hampton Roads Brewing and Tasting Society
3rd Brian Dailey Jakes Heffe Weissbier JRHB


Table 5: English Pale Beer (6 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Daniel Deibler Maris Otter/Ron Mexico SMaSH English Golden Ale CASK
2nd Kalen Williams ESB Strong Bitter American Homebrewers Association
3rd Randy Pratt Oh Yeah Best Bitter MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)


Table 6: English, Scottish, & Irish Ale (12 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mike Reppert India Brown Ale English Brown Ale CASK
2nd Robert Whitlock Hillbilly Brew "Fuggle Me Red" Irish Red Ale  
3rd Matthew Sears Irish Sunset Irish Red Ale CASK


Table 7: Porter (17 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Daniel Deibler Baltic Porter Baltic Porter CASK
2nd John Dyer Robust Porter American Porter  
3rd Matt Brinckman Robust Porter American Porter CAMRA


Table 8: Stout (13 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Justin Stout Holly Jolly Sweet Stout James River HomeBrewers
2nd Luke Dobbs Banana Stand Stout Sweet Stout Seven City Brewers
3rd Bob Rouse Old Feedbag Oatmeal Stout Oatmeal Stout DC Homebrewers


Table 9: American Pale Ale (21 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Grim Dead Tree Pale Ale American Pale Ale Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders
2nd Timothy Rouse No Name Pale American Pale Ale Seven City Brewers
3rd Mike Eyre The Captain's Booty APA American Pale Ale N/A


Table 10: American Amber & Brown Ale (16 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Van Itallie Mechanicsville Common California Common JRHB
2nd Christopher Hanyok Man Up Brown American Brown Ale  
3rd Stephen Dennis Black Friday's Nuts Brown Ale American Brown Ale Corner Rock Brew Club


Table 11: American IPA (20 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Joel Miller Confused American IPA James River Homebrewers
2nd John Groeger Magnum IPA American IPA Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders
3rd Tad Kays Hard Way IPA American IPA Final Gravity Craftbrewers


Table 12: Strong Beer (20 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Brady Stache Captain's Barleywine American Barleywine  
2nd Kyle Brady Stache Captain's Extra Strong Scotch Ale Wee Heavy  
3rd Jeffrey Flamm Big Old Brown English Strong Ale Colonial Alesmiths and Keggers (CASK)


Table 13: Belgian Ale (15 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Phillip Martin Bethel Belgian Belgian Pale Ale CASK
2nd Paul Clifford DHB Saison Saison Smithfield Hops and Malt Society
3rd Shawn O’Hern Saison 2.0 Saison James River Homebrewers


Table 14: Strong Belgian & Trappist Ale (24 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Bergquist Belgian Single Trappist Single FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
2nd Michael Aiken Triple Trouble Belgian Tripel CASK
3rd Timothy Rouse Jack's Tripel Belgian Tripel Seven City Brewers


Table 15: European Sour Ale (17 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Daniel Deibler Party At Mekong III Stove Top Frugum Weisse Berliner Weisse CASK
2nd Jamey Barlow Sour Grapes Fruit Lambic CAMRA
3rd Jeffrey Flamm Lambic Lambic Colonial Alesmiths and Keggers (CASK)


Table 16: American Wild Ale (16 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Shawn O’Hern Amalgamation Brett Beer James River Homebrewers
2nd Joel Miller Funk N' Juicy Brett Beer James River Homebrewers
3rd Daniel Deibler Party At John's Sour Hallelujah Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer CASK


Table 17: Fruit Beer (10 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Smith Raspberry Stout Fruit Beer CASK
2nd Phillip Vaughn Sex Panther Raspberry Porter #2 Fruit Beer CASK
3rd Randy Pratt Strawberry Blonde Fruit Beer MASH (Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers)
HM Jon Burris Jr Grapefruit Fail Ale Fruit Beer Sideways Brewing Club


Table 18: Spiced Beer (26 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Daniel Deibler Party At Mekong III Stove Top Frugum Weisse Cucumber Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer CASK
2nd Dan Tully Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 7 City Brewers & CASK
3rd Scott Grim Coconut Foreign Extra Stout Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders
HM Kyle Brady Stache Captain's Imperial Pumpkin Ale Autumn Seasonal Beer  


Table 19: Wood-Aged Beer (15 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dan Tully Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout Specialty Wood-Aged Beer 7 City Brewers & CASK
2nd John Smith Bourbon Barrel Stout Specialty Wood-Aged Beer CASK
3rd Matt Brinckman Bourbon Barrel Porter Specialty Wood-Aged Beer CAMRA


Table 20: Historic, Clone, & Specialty Beer (17 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Daniel Deibler Party At Mekong III Stove Top Gose Historical Beer CASK
2nd David Baum IPL | Gravitational Pull Mixed-Style Beer CASK
3rd Mark Klug London Brown Historical Beer CASK


Table 21: Imperial Stout (13 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Craig Titus CoCoVain Imperial Stout M.A.S.H.
2nd Jason Douglas X-Mas Time Stout Imperial Stout CASK
3rd Jim Morton Balls Out Stout Imperial Stout JRHB


Table 22: Specialty & Double IPA (20 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Roger Jackman Roger's RyePA Specialty IPA Harrisonburg Homebrewers
2nd Timothy Rouse Super Duper Hop Fresh Specialty IPA Seven City Brewers
3rd Ronnie Lentz Bee Sting Specialty IPA CASK


Table 23: Mead (17 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Neeley Lila Khryseoi Experimental Mead  
2nd Samuel Straight Very Cherry Mead Stone Fruit Mead CASK
3rd Keith King Apple Cinnamon Mead Fruit and Spice Mead Stafford Brewers Club
HM Ken Rygh Fall Cyser Fruit and Spice Mead CASK


Table 24: Cider (13 entries)
Pl. Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Klug Medium Dry Sparkling Cider New World Cider CASK
2nd Keith King Sippin Cinnamon Cider Cider with Herbs/Spices Stafford Brewers Club
3rd Kevin Lynch CGJ4-6C-BA-OAK Specialty Cider/Perry CAMRA
HM John Van Itallie 2014 Cider New World Cider JRHB





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