Homebrew Beer Recipes

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Traditional: Sweet Mead

Hairy Vetch Traditional Mead

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Homebrewers Association

Warren Earle of Mesa, AZ, member of the Arizona Society of Homebrewers , the winning club of the 2019 NHC Homebrew Club Award, won a silver medal in Category #30: Traditional Mead with a Sweet Mead during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Earle’s Sweet Mead with Hairy Vetech Honey was chosen as the runner-up entry among 109 entries in the category. Read More

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Melomel: Pyment

Pinot “Newer” Pyment

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Homebrewers Association

Danielle Schanke of Chandler, AZ, member of the Arizona Society of Homebrewers the winning club of the 2019 NHC Homebrew Club Award, won a silver medal in Category #31: Fruit Mead with a Pyment during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Schanke’s Pyment with Clover Honey, Pinot Noir juice was chosen as the runner-up entry among 169 entries in the category.Read More

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Other Mead: Open Category

“Aji Panca” Spiced Mead

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Homebrewers Association

Josh Mahoney of White Bear Township, MN, member of the Minnesota Homebrewers Association, won a silver medal in Category #32: Spice & Specialty Mead with an Experimental Mead during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Mahoney’s Experimental Mead with Mesquite Honey, Aji Panca chiles, tequila barrel was chosen as the runner-up entry among 149 entries in the category.Read More

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Other Specialty Cider/Perry

Alpine Apple Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Brendon George of Everett, WA, member of the Beer Renegades of Everett Washington (BREW), won a silver medal in Category #33: Standard Cider & Perry with a New World Cider during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. George’s New World Cider (Heritage Cider made with a cider apple blend) was chosen as the runner-up entry among 138 entries in the category.Read More

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Other Specialty Cider/Perry

Apple Pie Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Stephen Mayo of Derry, NH, member of the Seacoast Homebrew Club, won a silver medal in Category #34: Specialty Cider & Perry with a Cider with apple pie cider spices during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Mayo’s Cider with apple pie cider spices was chosen as the runner-up entry among 162 entries in the category.Read More

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American Lager

Joker’s #1 Light Lager

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Homebrewers Association

Brooks Conley of Stevenson Ranch, CA, won a gold medal in Category #1: Pale American Beer with an American Light Lager during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI, with the help of Greg Gustin & Jackie Flynn. Conley’s Pale American Beer was chosen as the best among 330 entries in the category.Read More

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Munich Helles

Old Helen Helles Exportbier

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Homebrewers Association

Gregory Irving of North Royalton, OH, won a gold medal in Category #2: Pale European Beer with a Helles Exportbier during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI, with the help of Mike Yingling. Irving and Yingling’s Pale European Beer was chosen as the best among 394 entries in the category.Read More

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German Pilsner (Pils)

SunRaker German Pils

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Homebrewers Association

Philip Verdieck of Houston, TX, member of the Foam Rangers Homebrew Club, won a gold medal in Category #3: Pilsner with a German Pils during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI, with the help of Janine Weber. Verdieck and Weber's Pilsner was chosen as the best among 286 entries in the category.Read More

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European Amber Lager

Winnebago International Amber Lager

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Homebrewers Association

Sean McCambridge of Lake Winnebago, MO, won a gold medal in Category #4: Amber European Beer with an International Amber Lager during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. McCambridge’s Amber European Beer was chosen as the best among 365 entries in the category.Read More

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Schwarzbier

May the Schwartz Be With You

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Homebrewers Association

Frank Taddeo of Royersford, PA, member of the Bruclear Homebrew Club, won a gold medal in Category #5: Dark European Lager with a Schwarzbier during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Taddeo’s Dark European Lager was chosen as the best among 241 entries in the category.Read More

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Baltic Porter

Odin’s Beard Baltic Porter

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Homebrewers Association

Justin McClenahan of Silver Spring, MD, member of the The Brewing Network, won a gold medal in Category #6: Strong European Lager with a Baltic Porter during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. McClenahan’s Strong European Lager was chosen as the best among 269 entries in the category.Read More

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Weizen/Weissbier

Bigfoot’s (D)elight Weissbier

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Homebrewers Association

Sean Manrique of San Lorenzo, CA, won a gold medal in Category #7: German Wheat Beer with a Weissbier during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI, with the help of Indy Montoya. Manrique and Montoya's German Wheat Beer was chosen as the best among 200 entries in the category.Read More

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