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Thanks to all who participated in the 1st Annual Battle of Alberta Brew Competition.

There were 323 entries judged and 118 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian MarmoreoLunatic 29A: Fruit Beer
2ndWuilmer VenegasLa Margara10A: WeissbierGTA Brews
3rdEric PareAged Czar Revenge33A: Wood-Aged BeerMontreAlers

Winning Entries

Table 1: Table 1 (10 entries)

1stChris YoungWee Weety1D: American Wheat BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndDerek JacksonEasy Going1A: American Light LagerGTA Brews
3rdDrew FarmerLanding Lakers Cream Ale1C: Cream AleAroma Brewealis

Table 2: Table 2 (14 entries)

1stAdam BassBeer Flavoured Beer4A: Munich Helles
2ndRick AlaszkiewiczCliff Diving In La Quebrada Acapulco2A: International Pale LagerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdGreig FrostadInternational Amber Lager2B: International Amber LagerAle & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan

Table 3: Table 3 (10 entries)

1stSean Marshall
Co-Brewer: Alicia Marshall
Czech Mate3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndChad KlingAn Illusion In The Harbour3C: Czech Amber LagerVanBrewers
3rdMike PalOld Prague Midnight Lager3D: Czech Dark LagerBattle River Brewers

Table 4: Table 4 (14 entries)

1stCasey SzottMoerakiLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndMatthew SzojkaWait What Kind Of Pilsner?LSX5: New Zealand PilsnerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdKris Walter
Co-Brewer: Braden Walter
Stay Gold, Horsey Man5C: German Helles ExportbierEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 5: Table 5 (13 entries)

1stShane SchlesingerMowmow6A: MärzenGTA Brews
2ndJordan KathnelsonM'altbier7B: AltbierOttawa Homebrew Society
3rdShane AllenStober Oktoberfest6A: MärzenEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 6: Table 6 (10 entries)

1stSteve FawkesLand Of The Ice And Snow9C: Baltic PorterCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndMarc-Alexandru DobrescuTwo Billy Goats9A: Doppelbock MontreAlers
3rdShane AllenDad's Dunkel8A: Munich DunkelEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 7: Table 7 (8 entries)

1stWuilmer VenegasLa Margara10A: WeissbierGTA Brews
2ndMarc-Alexandru DobrescuOxymoron10B: Dunkels WeissbierMontreAlers
3rdGreig FrostadWeissbier10A: WeissbierAle & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan

Table 8: Table 8 (15 entries)

1stSean Marshall
Co-Brewer: Alicia Marshall
Dark And Easy13A: Dark MildEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndMatt KingExtra Special Beholder11B: Best BitterGTA Brews
3rdMark CavenySlew's Darkness13A: Dark MildEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 9: Table 9 (13 entries)

1stRobert BrownLeath Brhogan15A: Irish Red AleEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndBrady MacDonaldBig Red15A: Irish Red AleBattle River Brewers
3rdJordan KathnelsonRoom 11 Red Ale15A: Irish Red AleOttawa Homebrew Society

Table 10: Table 10 (10 entries)

1stShane SchlesingerDarksaber16B: Oatmeal StoutGTA Brews
2ndNolan Skogen
Co-Brewer: Robert Brown
Excalibur20C: Imperial StoutRed Deer Brewers
3rdBrady MacDonaldMy Pal Mike16A: Sweet StoutBattle River Brewers

Table 11: Table 11 (9 entries)

1stClaudia Cunha
Co-Brewer: Helio Lambais
Mon Chien Est Ivre 17A: British Strong AleVanBrewers
2ndGary VilleneuveThe Tantrum Blocker17D: English Barley WineEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdPaul HeslopNessie17C: Wee HeavyCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 12: Table 12 (9 entries)

1stRiccardo SantopietroYeti Stomp18A: Blonde AleMontreAlers
2ndChihyung LeeRok Blonde Ale18A: Blonde AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdKen KrochmalLawn Mower Blonde18A: Blonde AleEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 13: Table 13 (14 entries)

1stMike PalAfapa18B: American Pale AleBattle River Brewers
2ndJosh DavisAreola Grande V2 - Cold Nip Edition18B: American Pale AleGTA Brews
3rdAlan JamiesonPale Dale18B: American Pale AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 14: Table 14 (13 entries)

1stNick HodowskyBatard19A: American Amber AleGTA Brews
2ndDave HeathFake Moustache 19A: American Amber AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdBrady MacDonaldBunny Hop Brown19C: American Brown AleBattle River Brewers

Table 15: Table 15 (18 entries)

1stRyan PrestonThis Horrifying Force (The Desire To Brew)21B6: White IPA Cowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndAndrew Purschke
Co-Brewer: Chris Bohaichuk
Second Round Knock Out 22A: Double IPAEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdJosh DavisNice Ice Ipl21A: American IPAGTA Brews

Table 16: Table 16 (15 entries)

1stWesley d'HaeneQuaternary Transmit Dispersion21C: Hazy IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndCasey SzottThrowdown V5 - Hbc-58621C: Hazy IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdMatthew SzojkaStair Stumbler V221C: Hazy IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 17: Table 17 (12 entries)

1stKeith LeplaRoad On Back23B: Flanders Red Ale
2ndMatt LavergneDisaster23C: Oud BruinTrue Grist
3rdDom LabreLeslie's B.W23A: Berliner WeisseOttawa Homebrew Society

Table 18: Table 18 (10 entries)

1stMarcelo PanizaMoon Station24A: WitbierGTA Brews
2ndMarcelo PanizaGravity25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleGTA Brews
3rdKeith LeplaLepla's Strong Ale25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Table 19: Table 19 (14 entries)

1stKym WattsSaisons Greetings 25B: Saison GTA Brews
2ndCory FletcherNotorious B.D.G.24C: Bière de Garde GTA Brews
3rdGhyslain LetourneauRise The Saison25B: Saison Aroma Brewealis Home Brew Club

Table 20: Table 20 (14 entries)

1stSean O’DonnellBinary Sun26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleKABOB
2ndJosh DavisDeep Navel26B: Belgian DubbelGTA Brews
3rdDan BronsonThe Ski Jumps26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 21: Table 21 (15 entries)

1stDavid Ward
Co-Brewer: Scott Lechelt
The Boss34C: Experimental Beer Cowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndKris Walter
Co-Brewer: Braden Walter
Dry Hopped Lager34B: Mixed-Style Beer Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdYacine BoujijaWispy Whisper27A5: Piwo GrodziskieMontreAlers

Table 22: Table 22 (13 entries)

1stFrank SchneidawindSnowshoe River Dark28C: Wild Specialty Beer MontreAlers
2ndClaudia Cunha
Co-Brewer: Helio Lambais
Le Jus Du Printemps LSX4: Catharina Sour VanBrewers
3rdBrian MarmoreoAbbadon28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 23: Table 23 (13 entries)

1stBrian MarmoreoLunatic 29A: Fruit Beer
2ndJeremy KavichCherry Pie Sour29A: Fruit Beer Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdCasey SzottBack In The Saddle29B: Fruit and Spice Beer Cowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 24: Table 24 (16 entries)

1stWesley d'HaeneChocolate On My Drumset30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Cowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndVincent HawkeyLittle Purple Box30D: Specialty Spice Beer Cowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdHelio Lambais
Co-Brewer: Claudia Cunha
Morning Coffee30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer VanBrewers

Table 25: Table 25 (12 entries)

1stEric PareAged Czar Revenge33A: Wood-Aged Beer MontreAlers
2ndCory FletcherBelgian Buddha33A: Wood-Aged Beer GTA Brews
3rdAndrew Purschke
Co-Brewer: Chris Bohaichuk
Lion Of Love 2.133B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Edmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 26: Table 26 (9 entries)

1stVincent HawkeyWillow Census M1B: Semi-Sweet MeadCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndKen KrochmalSaskatoon / Apple CiderC2B: Cider with Other Fruit Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdNeil O'RourkeRed Is The ColourC2B: Cider with Other Fruit Cowtown Yeast Wranglers