Winners

Winners

Access the list of the current and past National Homebrew Competition winners!

2019 Final Round Winners

Major Awards

Samuel Adams Ninkasi Award

Mark Peterson

Queen Creek, AZ
Arizona Society of Homebrewers

NHC Homebrew Club Award

Arizona Society of Homebrewers

Tempe, AZ

Gambrinus Club Award

Battleground Brewers Guild

Greensboro, NC

Homebrewer of the Year Award

Mark Peterson

Queen Creek, AZ
Arizona Society of Homebrewers

Meadmaker of the Year Award

Michael Wilcox

Wichita, KS
Kansas City Bier Meisters

Cidermaker of the Year Award

Michael Wilcox

Wichita, KS
Kansas City Bier Meisters

Category 1 : Pale American Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
11 Brooks Conley of Stevenson Ranch, CA with Greg Gustin & Jackie Flynn
21 Richard Romanko of East Pittsburgh, PA Three Rivers Underground Brewers (TRUB)
318 Todd Slater of Thousand Oaks, CA with Matt Castellino Thousand Oaked Homebrewers

Category 2 : Pale European Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
15 Gregory Irving of North Royalton, OH with Mike Yingling
24 Metts Potter of Browns Summit, NC Battleground Brewers Guild
35 Russell Berger of Portland, OR Portland Brewers Collective

Category 3 : Pilsner

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
15 Philip Verdieck of Houston, TX with Janine Weber Foam Rangers Homebrew Club
25 Jerry Mitchell of Saint Peters, MO Garage Brewers Society
33 Ryan Shearburn of San Jose, CA

Category 4 : Amber European Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
12 Sean McCambridge of Lake Winnebago, MO
27 Tim Gerbracht of Vienna, VA GRIST
37 Kevin Lemme of Carmel, IN

Category 5 : Dark European Lager

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
18 Frank Taddeo of Royersford, PA Bruclear Homebrew Club
23 Joshua Strupp of Franklin, WI with Dan Kramer Beer Barons of Milwaukee
38 Mark McQuade of Endicott, NY with Tamara McQuade

Category 6 : Strong European Lager

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
19 Justin McClenahan of Silver Spring, MD The Brewing Network
29 Hank Keller of Cypress, TX Foam Rangers Homebrew Club
34 Derek Springer of San Marcos, CA Society of Barley Engineers

Category 7 : German Wheat Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
110 Sean Manrique of San Lorenzo, CA with Indy Montoya
210 James Rupert of Germantown, OH Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH)
310 Paul Brown of Pinole, CA Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)

Category 8 : Pale British Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
111 Patrick Leon of San Diego, CA with Nick Corona QUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)
212 Brandon Holladay of Sandy, UT with David Marsh Brewing Asshats of Utah (BRAU)
311 Brian Phad of Lockport, IL Plainfield Ale and Lager Enthusiasts (PALE)

Category 9 : Scottish & Irish Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
114 Zack Rice of West Des Moines, IA with Aaron Reif Iowa Brewers Union
214 Mark Peterson of Queen Creek, AZ Arizona Society of Homebrewers
315 Dennis Mitchell of Chandler, AZ Arizona Society of Homebrewers

Category 10 : American Pale Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
118 Andrew Howell of Clarksville, TN Clarksville Carboys
218 Keith Soergel of Monterey, CA MASH831
318 Ben Gaylord of Denver, CO with Jill Gaylord

Category 11 : Amber & Brown American Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
119 Justin Westcott of Federal Way, WA Browns Point Homebrew Club
219 Jason Bryant of Reston, VA Wort Hogs
319 Derek Springer of San Marcos, CA Society of Barley Engineers

Category 12 : Brown British Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
113 Ryan Celia of Easton, PA Lehigh Valley Home Brewers
213 John DiSpirito of East Meadow, NY Association of Long Island Homebrew Clubs
313 Ross Druckenmiller of Revere, MA Boston Wort Processors

Category 13 : British & Irish Stout

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
116 Josh Baas of Elk Grove, CA with Jeff Rorison
216 Gregory Irving of North Royalton, OH Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers
316 Maggie Seitz of Fort Myers, FL with Tom Seitz Hangar 41 Brew Club

Category 14 : American Porter & Stout

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
120 Matt Knight of Milford, CT with Mike Joshi Brew Haven
220 Marshall Erb of Madison, WI Madison Homebrewers & Tasters
320 Divesh Lakhi of Cedar Rapids, IA

Category 15 : Imperial Stout

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
120 Joseph Formanek of Bolingbrook, IL Urban Knaves of Grain
220 Tim Hill of St. Louis, MO STL Hops Homebrew Club
320 Tyler Mangin of Fargo, ND with Jon Lewis Prairie Homebrewing Companions

Category 16 : American IPA

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
121 Mike Butler of Olathe, KS with Stephanie Butler Kansas City Bier Meisters
221 Stephen Cheng of Burke, VA
321 Mark Booth of New Market, MN South Side Barley Crushers

Category 17 : Specialty IPA

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
121 Tom Beach of Rocky River, OH Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers
221 Josh Clark of Littleton, MA Boston Wort Processors
321 Matt Cowper of Costa Mesa, CA with Aaron Vieira Orange County Mash Ups

Category 18 : Strong American Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
122 Donna Reuter of Akron, OH with Larry Reuter Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
222 Chris Rabeau of Matthews, NC Fermentation Nation Brew Club (FNBC)
322 Trevor Campbell of Winter Springs, FL Brew Club of Seminole County

Category 19 : Strong UK Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
117 James Satin of Saline, MI Ann Arbor Brewers Guild
217 Metts Potter of Browns Summit, NC Battleground Brewers Guild
317 Alex MacIntosh of Providence, RI Rhode Island Brewing Society

Category 20 : Saison

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
125 Luis Cuellar of Croton-On-Hudson, NY Homebrewers of Western Loudoun (HOWL)
225 Mike Vandervoort of Toronto, Ontario, CAN GTA Brews
325 David Allen of Mill Creek, WA Greater Everett Brewers League

Category 21 : Belgian Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
124 Mark Peterson of Queen Creek, AZ Arizona Society of Homebrewers
224 Andrew Johnson of Salem, OR Capitol Brewers
325 John Groeger of Mechanicsville, MD Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI)

Category 22 : Strong Belgian Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
126 Michael Maugel of Denver, CO with Jarrod Hanson
225 Wesley Carmichael of New York, NY with Mandy Naglich
326 Jonas Geiss of Guarulhos, São Paulo, BRA with Luiz Carlos Gaspar AcervA Paulista

Category 23 : European Sour Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
123 Kevin McMahon of Novato, CA Marin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)
227 Joseph Malizia of Valley Stream, NY
323 Thomas Morgan of Dayton, OH Dayton Regional Amateur Fermentation Technologists

Category 24 : Fruit Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
129 Jordan Reed of Martinez, CA Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
229 Joseph Daly of Baldwin, NY
329 Zach Ahting of Walton, KY with Jodi Ahting Cincinnati Malt Infusers

Category 25 : Spiced Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
130 Tom Lawrence of San Diego, CA with Zach Dixon
230 Scott Sykes of Plymouth, MN Mötley Brüe - Twin Cities Home Brew Club
330 Keith Linn of Rogers, AR Fayetteville Lovers Of Pure Suds FLOPS

Category 26 : Smoke-Flavored Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
127 Andrew Simsak of San Francisco, CA San Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
26 Danny Steis of Durham, NC Nash Street Homebrew Club
332 Lucio Botelho of Rio De Janeiro, BRA AcervA-ES

Category 27 : Wood-Aged Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
133 Karl Larson of Harrisburg, PA with Jeremy Nye The Saccharomyces Saints
233 John Blythin of Waukegan, IL with Renee Weinberger Beer Barons of Milwaukee
333 Chad Steinke of Denver, CO

Category 28 : American WIld Ale

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
128 John Fitzgerald of Fenton, MO STL Hops Homebrew Club
228 Damien Jones of Petaluma, CA
328 Ryan Smalley of Lexington, KY Brewers of Central Kentucky (BOCK)

Category 29 : Specialty Beer

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
131 Danny Mattos of Belo Horizonte, FL with Mauro Manzali Bonnacorsi, Jonas Geiss & Marco Antonio Lemos
227 Matthew Barone of Palmyra, NJ The Brü Club
334 Karl King of Colleyville, TX Cap and Hare Homebrew Club

Category 30 : Traditional Mead

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
135 Jeremy Voeltz of Vancouver, WA
235 Warren Earle of Mesa, AZ Arizona Society of Homebrewers
335 Carvin Wilson of Mesa, AZ

Category 31 : Fruit Mead

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
136 Steve Patik of Littleton, CO
236 Danielle Schanke of Chandler, AZ Arizona Society of Homebrewers
336 Timothy Elder of Kansas City, KS Kansas City Bier Meisters

Category 32 : Spice & Specialty Mead

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
138 Michael Wilcox of Wichita, KS with Scot Schaar & Carvin Wilson Kansas City Bier Meisters
238 Josh Mahoney of White Bear Township, MN Minnesota Home Brewers Association
337 Jeremy Voeltz of Vancouver, WA

Category 33 : Standard Cider & Perry

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
139 Michael Wilcox of Wichita, KS Kansas City Bier Meisters
239 Brendon George of Everett, WA Beer Renegades of Everett Washington (BREW)
339 Edward Walkowski of North Abington Township, PA Scranton Brewers Guild

Category 34 : Specialty Cider & Perry

PlaceBJCP Cat.Winner Club
140 Nathan Williams of Somerville, MA Boston Wort Processors
240 Stephen Mayo of Derry, NH Seacoast Homebrew Club
340 Christian Banker of Oceanside, CA QUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)