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Presented by The Colonial AleSmiths and Keggers (CASK)
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM
St. George Brewing Company, Hampton Virginia



The Eighth Annual Virginia Beer Blitz judged 404 entries this year in all 28 BJCP categories, including Mead and Cider.


Thanks to all of this year's sponsors, judges, and stewards, who made this event possible!



Due to unforeseen circumstances, the mailing of the scoresheets and prizes for the Eight Annual Virginia Beer Blitz will be delayed until the week after Christmas. Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay.



Best Of Show (404 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Smith

Baltic Porter

Baltic Porter

CASK

2nd

Daniel Deibler

(Bipt) God Loves Us (Awutbh)

Specialty Beer

CASK

3rd

Kevin Lynch

SABAKCB-K-3068

French Cider

CAMRA





Table 1: Light Lager & Pilsner (9 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Bryan Falman

Helles

Munich Helles

Colonial Ale Smiths and Keggers

2nd

Patrick Taylor

Pat’s Helles

Munich Helles

CASK

3rd

Jamey Barlow

Czech Your Head

German Pilsner (Pils)

CAMRA



Table 2: European Amber Lager (14 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Bryan Falman

Vienna Lager

Vienna Lager

Colonial Ale Smiths and Keggers

2nd

Jeff Kaylor

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest/Marzen

CASK

3rd

Houston Cervantes

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest/Marzen



Table 3: Dark Lager & Bock (14 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Shawn Scott

Black Saxon

Schwarzbier

Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers

2nd

Gerard Filicko

Bock Party

Traditional Bock

James River Homebrewers

3rd

John Smith

Eisbock

Eisbock

CASK



Table 4: Light & Amber Hybrid (26 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Karl Homburg

Castleburg Cream

Cream Ale

James River Home Brewers

2nd

Steven Davis

Missing Koln Kolsch

Kolsch

CASK

3rd

Patrick Taylor

Pat's Northern Alt

Northern German Altbier

CASK



Table 5: English Pale Ale (12 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Dale Morrison

DM's Bitter

Standard/Ordinary Bitter

2nd

William Phillips

Wild Bill's ESB "4"

Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

CASK

3rd

Chuck Arnold

IronBrew One

Standard/Ordinary Bitter

Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)



Table 6: Scottish and Irish Ale (12 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jeff Lampley

Chubby Scotsman Scotch Ale

Strong Scotch Ale

2nd

Matthew Sears

Sunset Irish Ale

Irish Red Ale

CASK

3rd

Kyle Brady

Stache Captain's Extra Strong Scotch Ale

Strong Scotch Ale

James River Homebrew Club



Table 7: American Ale (27 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Matthew Sears

The American Pale Ale

American Pale Ale

CASK

2nd

Brian Hill

Kiss The Sun

American Pale Ale

3rd

David Baum

Bad Bad LeRoy Brown

American Brown Ale

CASK



Table 8: English Brown Ale (9 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Jonathan Clark

Hands Off My Nuts

Northern English Brown Ale

James River Hombrewers

2nd

Steven Davis

London Toddler

Mild

CASK

3rd

S. Mike Bruce

FunnelNuts Brown Ale

Northern English Brown Ale

Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders



Table 9: Porter (17 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Smith

Baltic Porter

Baltic Porter

CASK

2nd

Brian Bergquist

Porter #2

Brown Porter

FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)

3rd

Chuck Arnold

Rejected

Robust Porter

Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)



Table 10: Stout (27 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Tim Arndt

South Paw Stout

Sweet Stout

Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild

2nd

Graham Cecil

201401 Bust A Nut Stout

Foreign Extra Stout

James River Homebrewers

3rd

Douglas Yennie

Knot So Chocolate Stout

American Stout

HRBTS



Table 11: Imperial Stout (11 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

S. Mike Bruce

Polny Pizdez

Imperial Stout

Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders

2nd

Daniel Deibler

RIS

Imperial Stout

CASK

3rd

Seth Caddell

Dark Side Stout

Imperial Stout

Virginia Craft Beer Society

4th

Graham Cecil

201405 RIS

Imperial Stout

James River Homebrewers



Table 12: IPA (33 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

David Baum

Zombie Apocalypse

American IPA

CASK

2nd

Mark Klug

American IPA

American IPA

CASK

3rd

Patrick Taylor

Hop Fu: The Sequel

American IPA

CASK



Table 13: Imperial IPA (10 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Mark Netzer

Precitratation

Imperial IPA

2nd

Kyle Brady

Stache Captain's Imperial IPA

Imperial IPA

James River Homebrew Club

3rd

Allan Sepkowski

Johnny Fever

Imperial IPA

James River Home-Brewers



Table 14: German Wheat & Rye (11 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Harry Pilgrim

Weize-Ass Bock

Weizenbock

Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders

2nd

Paul Scott

Dunkelweizen

Dunkelweizen

CASK

3rd

Karl Homburg

Battering Ram Roggenbier

Roggenbier (German Rye Beer)

James River Home Brewers



Table 15: Belgian & French Ale (18 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Karl Homburg

Queens Garde

Biere de Garde

James River Home Brewers

2nd

James Wilson

Flanders Red Framboise

Belgian Specialty Ale

3rd

Jeff Lampley

T. McLickin's Wit

Witbier



Table 16: Sour Ale (15 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Daniel Deibler

Party At Mekong

Flanders Red Ale

CASK

2nd

Daniel Deibler

Brett C Frugum Weisse

Berliner Weisse

CASK

3rd

Steven Davis

Sour Currant

Fruit Lambic

CASK



Table 17: Belgian Strong Ale (19 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Mulligan

Experimental Belgian Blonde

Belgian Blond Ale

Glass City Mashers

2nd

John Fulton

Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Belgian Dark Strong Ale

3rd

Alex Dolginko

Canadian Tripel

Belgian Tripel

Brooklyn Brewsers

4th

Dan Tully

Bel Haven

Belgian Blond Ale

7 City Brewers



Table 18: Strong Ale (11 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Justin Babcock

Babcock's Barley Wine

American Barleywine

Brewers in the eastern shore region (B.I.E.R.)

2nd

Patrick Taylor

Pat's Barleywine

English Barleywine

CASK

3rd

John Smith

English Barleywine

English Barleywine

CASK



Table 19: Fruit Beer (8 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Smith

Raspberry Stout

Fruit Beer

CASK

2nd

Phillip Vaughn

Sex Panther

Fruit Beer

CASK

3rd

Brian Hill

Apricot For Patricia

Fruit Beer



Table 20: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (25 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

John Massingill

Smoked Chipotle Porter

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

CASK

2nd

Daniel Deibler

Cucumber Brett Frugum Weisse

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

CASK

3rd

Lyle Ainsworth

Punkin Awesome!

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Seven City Brewers



Table 21: Smoke-Flavored/Wood-Aged Beer (20 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

William Spiesberger

Whiskey On My Fork

Wood-Aged Beer

james river homebrewers

2nd

Bryan Falman

Grodziskie

Other Smoked Beer

Colonial Ale Smiths and Keggers

3rd

Anna Shore

Bourbon Barrel Stout

Wood-Aged Beer

James River Homebrewers

4th

Paul Teller

Tasty RIBBS

Wood-Aged Beer

James River Homebrewers



Table 22: Speciality Beer (35 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Daniel Deibler

(Bipt) God Loves Us (Awutbh)

Specialty Beer

CASK

2nd

Seth Caddell

Table Bier - Batch 3

Specialty Beer

Virginia Craft Beer Society

3rd

Elijah Roberts

Wild Gose #4

Specialty Beer

7 Cities Brewers



Table 23: Mead (9 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Travis Blount-Elliott

Tupelo Blossom Traditional

Open Category Mead

CAMRA (Charlottesville Area Masters of Real Ale

2nd

Will Dickinson

Cyser

Cyser

CASK

3rd

Rob Shematek

Wild Angel

Semi-Sweet Mead

CASK



Table 24: Cider (12 entries)

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st

Kevin Lynch

SABAKCB-K-3068

French Cider

CAMRA

2nd

Rob Shematek

021214 WiStAp Nott

Common Cider

CASK

3rd

Mark Klug

Showstopper Cider

Common Cider

CASK




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