Winners - WNY Homebrew Competition: Amber Waves of Grain

Table 1: American & Lite Lager (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian MillevilleCreamy BlendCream AleNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndRoss StuartMexican LagerInternational Pale LagerArizona Society of Homebrewers
3rdHermen DiazModelo NadaInternational Pale Lager 

Table 2: Doppel & Eis Bock, Red Mrozek Award (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stTimothy CollinsDoppelbock 19 BCDoppelbockBrewbonic Plague
2ndJohn CrossettKenator DelightDoppelbockNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdJohn CrossettDessert KenatorDoppelbockNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 3: Pale Malty European Lager (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn CrossettHello TimmyMunich HellesNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBrian MillevilleHelles Beer (Bock)Munich HellesNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdMark ZambronMaybe LaterHelles BockNiagara Association of Homebrewers
HMBrian MillevilleHelles Beer (Bayern)Munich HellesNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 4: Pale Bitter European Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKurt GreenHana LeichtbierGerman LeichtbierBrewtubers
2ndTimothy WicklundDort It UpGerman Helles ExportbierKeepers of Craft
3rdRyan VigneEZ SippinK├Âlsch Pittsburgh Mead Makers And Homebrewers

Table 5: AMBER EUROPEAN BEER (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn CrossettFree BeerAltbierNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBrian MillevilleFirst Crack AmberCzech Amber LagerNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdMark ScibiliaProbably Too MaltyVienna LagerNiagara Association of Homebrewers
HMRoss StuartMexican AmberInternational Amber LagerArizona Society of Homebrewers

Table 6: DARK LAGER (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRobert ViscaGeburtstag Dunkles BockDunkels BockUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndThomas McGloineCzech In BlackCzech Dark LagerSaratoga Thoroughbrews
3rdRobert ViscaBwat's DunkelMunich DunkelUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn

Table 7: BITTERS (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stEddie BelterEd's Special BitterStrong BitterSTLBrewhogs
2ndBill SerowskiWild Man ESBStrong BitterCrooked Lamp Post Brewing Club
3rdAlex AveryAmerican BitterBest BitterUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn

Table 8: WHEAT BEER (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn CrossettEat Your WheatiesWheatwineNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndAdam MillarYellow SnowWeissbier 
3rdJohn CrossettSanta's BocksWeizenbockNiagara Association of Homebrewers
HMRoss StuartWeizenbockWeizenbockArizona Society of Homebrewers

Table 9: PORTER (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRoss StuartAmerican PorterAmerican PorterArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndTimothy CollinsMildly DarkEnglish PorterBrewbonic Plague
3rdDan GestwickAdvent Porter 2022American PorterNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 10: DARK ENGLISH ALE (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stEddie BelterDM MeDark MildSTLBrewhogs
2ndTimothy CollinsDarkly MildDark MildBrewbonic Plague
3rdJohn CrossettKen's MildDark MildNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 11: SCOTTISH & IRISH ALE (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stThomas McGloineOld TolboothScottish ExportSaratoga Thoroughbrews
2ndJohn CrossettUncle Johnnies Big Wee Wee HeavyWee HeavyNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdBrian Milleville70 Schilling (With It)Scottish HeavyNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 12: STOUTS (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian WestOld Ass StoutTropical StoutUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndDaniel MuffolettoTropical Adventure Stout MkIITropical StoutNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdMark ScibiliaGroats DiseaseOatmeal StoutNiagara Association of Homebrewers
HMJohn CrossettChristina's Lumberjack ManIrish StoutNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 13: STRONG ALE (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPatrick CareyBaby's First BarleywineAmerican BarleywineUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndAndrew UrbanAmerican BarleywineAmerican BarleywineSultans Of Swig
3rdMark SchnuppDIPADouble IPA 

Table 14: PALE AMERICAN ALE (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stTimothy CollinsSabro PaleAmerican Pale AleBrewbonic Plague
2ndBob CharboneauClassicaliAmerican Pale AleUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
3rdTom SirgeyPale RiderAmerican Pale AleNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 15: AMERICAN AMBER & BROWN BEER (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPatrick CareyGone AweighCalifornia CommonUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndTim ChewensAmerican Brown AleAmerican Brown Ale 
3rdBill SerowskiBethlehem PAKentucky CommonCrooked Lamp Post Brewing Club

Table 16: IMPERIAL STOUT (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAndy GraysonBear Of AbruzzoImperial StoutUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndTimothy CollinsImperial Stout And Steak - FestImperial StoutBrewbonic Plague
3rdAndrew UrbanImperial Rye StoutImperial StoutSultans Of Swig

Table 17: AMERICAN IPA (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKurt GreenKokuaSpecialty IPABrewtubers
2ndBen GaylordTorn AsunderAmerican IPA 
3rdRobert ViscaPaddy Llama's Cold Cold Cold IPASpecialty IPAUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
HMLloyd SmithCold Blood IPAAmerican IPA 

Table 18: SPECIALTY IPA (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRoss StuartHazy IPAHazy IPAArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndSam TischlerBlind VisionHazy IPAUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
3rdBen GaylordWydaho RedRed IPA 
HMAndrew MillerIndian Pale Lager V2Hazy IPASquare Kegs

Table 19: LOW GRAVITY BELGIAN ALE (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian MillevilleTrappy SingleBelgian SingleNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBrian MillevilleBPA 1Belgian Pale AleNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdBrian MillevilleSomebody's SingleBelgian SingleNiagara Association of Homebrewers
HMBob CharboneauWitbier Is CoolWitbierUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn

Table 20: PILS (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRoss StuartGoes Down Slow And NZNew Zealand PilsnerArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndBrian MillevilleDas HausGerman PilsNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdRick FelserBattlefield Cross PilsGerman PilsCrooked Lamp Post Brewing Club

Table 21: SOURS (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKenneth DeMarreeBeer To Drink While Relaxing On The Porch Swing On A Hot Summer DayMixed Fermentation Sour BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndMark ZambronGood Ol' Charlie BrownOud BruinNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdTimothy CollinsA Belgian Brewer Would Never Use Strawberries And BananasFruit LambicBrewbonic Plague
HMRyan VignePresentism Is A TrapLambicPittsburgh Mead Makers And Homebrewers

Table 22: PALE BELGIAN ALE (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn SullivanStagione PiccanteSaisonUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndDaniel Muffoletto"Special B" SaisonSaisonNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdMark ZambronCanada's On Fire Again...Belgian TripelNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 23: DARK BELGIAN ALE (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn CrossettFirst Try DubbleBelgian DubbelNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBrian MillevilleJuicy FruitBelgian Dark Strong AleNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdBrian MillevilleA Good DayBelgian DubbelNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 24: WILD ALE (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBob CharboneauJack And Joe's Sour Cherry 2Wild Specialty BeerUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndSteve ZollerSour By FruitWild Specialty Beer 
3rdJesse ParrishBut The Second T Is SilentBrett BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 25: FRUIT BEER (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian MillevilleKelly's Sour (She Is The Best!)Fruit BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBill SerowskiCowabunga IPAFruit BeerCrooked Lamp Post Brewing Club
3rdTimothy CollinsLemon Ginger Almost BeerFruit and Spice BeerBrewbonic Plague

Table 26: SPICE BEER (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDan CassettaMarley's GhostWinter Seasonal BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndRyan VigneJust The Tips V3Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerPittsburgh Mead Makers And Homebrewers
3rdRick FelserLiquid BreakfastSpecialty Spice BeerCrooked Lamp Post Brewing Club

Table 27: SMOKED BEER (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAdam MillarRauch N RollRauchbier 
2ndEddie BelterSoul ShadowClassic Style Smoked BeerSTLBrewhogs
3rdKeith CurtachioNaughty ListSpecialty Smoked BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 28: WOOD-AGED BEER (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSam TischlerBlack Button BeastWood-Aged BeerUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndBrian MillevilleWoody UrukWood-Aged BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdJohn CrossettThe Barrel Project Step 3Wood-Aged BeerNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 29: NEW WORLD CIDER (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian MillevilleBubba's New World CiderNew World CiderNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBrian West'23 NYCiderNew World CiderUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
3rdAlex HardingSYRderNew World Cider 

Table 30: SPECIALTY CIDER & PERRY (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJake BertrandTropical CiderCider with Other Fruit 
2ndJesse ParrishOde To LeburyEnglish CiderNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdBrian MillevilleBubba's New England CiderCider with Herbs/SpicesNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 31: TRADITIONAL MEAD (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark ZambronHey Buckwheat!Sweet MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndMark ZambronMy FirewoodSemi-Sweet MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdKeith CurtachioMeadfernoSweet MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers

Table 32: FRUIT, SPICE, HERB & VEGETABLE MEAD (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKeith CurtachioBeequilaSpice, Herb, or Vegetable MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndBrian WestGreen CyserCyserUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
3rdTimothy CollinsBlack Currant And Blueberry MeadBerry MeadBrewbonic Plague

Table 33: SPECIALTY MEAD (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark ZambronBear Market BochetExperimental MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndMark Zambron2016 PoltorakExperimental MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdMark ZambronBarrel Of FunExperimental MeadNiagara Association of Homebrewers