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Thanks to all who participated in the 42nd Annual Oregon Homebrew Festival.

There were 173 entries judged and 56 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Score sheets are now available! To download, log into your account and scroll down to the 'Entries' section. For each entry, select the 'Abobe PDF' icon to initiate download.

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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stIan CampbellHit Single26A: Trappist SinglePortland Brewers Collective
2ndAndrew ScholerHop Candy18B: American Pale AleStrange Brew Homebrew Club
3rdRodney KibzeyThames Barleywine17D: English BarleywineOregon Brew Crew

Winning Entries

Table 1: 01 - Standard American Beer (4 entries)

1stIan CampbellOld Wisco Cream Ale1C: Cream AlePortland Brewers Collective
2ndDan Mulera
Co-Brewer: Mr. Brewer Brian Vandehey. Co Brewers Jay Reab Dan Mulera
Merkin Weet1D: American Wheat BeerHeart Of The Valley
3rdJosh AkinSold My Grandma's Wheelchair 1C: Cream AleQUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)

Table 2: 02 - International Lager (12 entries)

1stJon Price
Co-Brewer: Mike Brant
Rice Lager2A: International Pale LagerHeart Of The Valley
2ndRoss StuartMexican Lager2A: International Pale LagerArizona Society of Homebrewers
3rdPhillip SaurerSouth Of The Northern Border2A: International Pale LagerPeninsula Fermentation Society

Table 3: 03 - Czech & Dark European Lager (6 entries)

1stJim ThompsonMiserabler Hurensohn8B: SchwarzbierOregon Brew Crew
2ndAndrew ScholerDunk You Very Much8A: Munich DunkelStrange Brew Homebrew Club
3rdAndrew ScholerI'm Czeching You Out3D: Czech Dark LagerStrange Brew Homebrew Club

Table 4: 04 - Pale European Lager & Wheat Beer (7 entries)

1stMichael GwynnMayfaire4C: Helles BockCascade Brewers Society
2ndMichael MoodyFestbier For The Rest Of Us4B: FestbierRogue Valley Home Brewers
3rdMarc HaydenBig Wheatie10C: Weizenbock Strange Brew Homebrew Club

Table 5: 05 - Pale Bitter European Beer (7 entries)

1stMarc HaydenYamhill Pilsner5D: German PilsStrange Brew Homebrew Club
2ndRodney KibzeyFalse Summit Pils5D: German PilsOregon Brew Crew
3rdIan CampbellPilsner Moderne5D: German PilsPortland Brewers Collective

Table 6: 06 - Amber European Lager & Beer (7 entries)

1stMarc HaydenOktoberfest6A: MarzenStrange Brew Homebrew Club
2ndRodney KibzeyBacon Cigar6B: RauchbierOregon Brew Crew
3rdMarc HaydenGondolier7A: Vienna LagerStrange Brew Homebrew Club

Table 9: 09 - Strong European Lager (9 entries)

1stMarc HaydenBock9A: Doppelbock Strange Brew Homebrew Club
2ndRon HallEku 299A: Doppelbock Heart Of The Valley
3rdJason BarkerPj Approves!9A: Doppelbock Oregon Brew Crew

Table 11: 11 - Pale British & Scottish Beer (4 entries)

1stAdam LundFaith Hill Is A Big Fart Role Model12A: British Golden AleHigh Street Homebrew Club
2ndJason BarkerShe Spilled My Beer So I Bitter11B: Best BitterOregon Brew Crew
3rdAdam LundI Never Want To Fart So Much That People Can't Recognize Me.12B: Australian Sparkling AleHigh Street Homebrew Club

Table 13: 13 - Brown English Beer (5 entries)

1stMichael MoodyAxis Vs Allies13B: English Brown AleRogue Valley Home Brewers
2ndAdam LundI Second-Guess And Overthink And Rethink Every Single Fart.13A: Dark MildHigh Street Homebrew Club
3rdBreck LindauerBrownout Brew: A Disaster Of Deliciousness13B: English Brown Ale

Table 16: 16 - Dark British & Irish Beer (5 entries)

1stMichael GwynnI Blame Scott15B: Irish StoutCascade Brewers Society
2ndCorrie HeathSun Through A Blizzard16C: Tropical StoutOregon Brew Crew
3rdFritz SchanzStearman's Oatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal StoutDenton County Homebrewers Guild

Table 17: 17 - Strong British Ale (3 entries)

1stRodney KibzeyThames Barleywine17D: English BarleywineOregon Brew Crew
2ndMatthew Hendrick
Co-Brewer: Scott Nash
Gilligan's Ale17C: Wee HeavyCapitol Brewers
3rdJeff OngSenescence17B: Old AlePortland Brewers Collective

Table 18: 18 - Pale American Ale (6 entries)

1stAndrew ScholerHop Candy18B: American Pale AleStrange Brew Homebrew Club
2ndBrian White
Co-Brewer: James Roe
Smallmouth 18B: American Pale Ale
3rdRodney KibzeyWhirlpool Cryo Pale18B: American Pale AleOregon Brew Crew

Table 19: 19 - Amber and Brown American Beer (6 entries)

1stFritz SchanzStearman's American Brown Ale19C: American Brown AleDenton County Homebrewers Guild
2ndJim ThompsonBrasshole Amber19A: American Amber AleOregon Brew Crew
3rdPhillip SaurerCowbell Brown Ale19C: American Brown AlePeninsula Fermentation Society

Table 20: 20 - American Porter and Stout (3 entries)

1stBrian Vandehey
Co-Brewer: Mike Brant
Vanilla-Chocolate Porter20A: American PorterHeart Of The Valley
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's American Stout20B: American StoutDenton County Homebrewers Guild
3rdMichael StansburyCornish Creme20A: American PorterUmpqua Valley Brewers Guild

Table 21: 21 - IPA (10 entries)

1stIan CampbellBroken Sun IPA21A: American IPAPortland Brewers Collective
2ndMichael MoodyI'm Feeling A Bit Hazy21B7: New England IPA Rogue Valley Home Brewers
3rdFritz SchanzStearman's Double IPA22A: Double IPADenton County Homebrewers Guild

Table 22: 21B - Specialty IPA (7 entries)

1stMichael GwynnBroken Chain21B6: White IPA Cascade Brewers Society
2ndLawrence Crabtree
Co-Brewer: Kathryn Pauli
Wookey Snack 2 (Electric Boogaloo)21B2: Black IPA Central Oregon Homebrewing Organization (COHO)
3rdJim SullinsCold Day21B: Specialty IPA Oregon Brew Crew

Table 23: 23 - European Sour Ale (4 entries)

1stMichael GwynnZitrone Weisse23A: Berliner WeisseCascade Brewers Society
2ndJason BarkerYou Ever Tried Making An Oud Bruin??23C: Oud BruinOregon Brew Crew

Table 25: 25 - Strong Belgian Ale (11 entries)

1stScott NieradkaBlame Russel. 25B: Saison Oregon Brew Crew
2ndMichael LinchI'm Entering This For Feedback Only25B: Saison Oregon Brew Crew
3rdDave SandersonSneaky Blond25A: Belgian Blond AleRogue Valley Home Brewers

Table 26: 26 - Trappist Ale (15 entries)

1stIan CampbellHit Single26A: Trappist SinglePortland Brewers Collective
2ndIan CampbellFool Me Three Times. . .26C: Belgian TripelPortland Brewers Collective
3rdRoss CarltonDouble Trouble26B: Belgian DubbelHeart Of The Valley

Table 27: 27 - Historical Beer (3 entries)

1stMarc HaydenBanana Reuben27A4: RoggenbierStrange Brew Homebrew Club
2ndIan CampbellMark-Paul Goslär27A1: GosePortland Brewers Collective
3rdJim ThompsonHere Gose Nothing (Jason Baker Can't Have All The Euro Sour Fun!)27A1: GoseOregon Brew Crew

Table 28: 28 - American Wild Ale (5 entries)

1stJim SullinsDouble Dopple Dare Ya28C: Wild Specialty Beer Oregon Brew Crew
2ndBrian BakerBrett, Is That You?28A: Brett Beer Heart Of The Valley
3rdIan CampbellPomme Stone Cowboy28C: Wild Specialty Beer Portland Brewers Collective

Table 29: 29 - Fruit, Spiced & Alternative Grain Beer (7 entries)

1stKiley GwynnPink Petal Saucer 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Cascade Brewers Society
2ndMarc HaydenBelgian Rye31A: Alternative Grain Beer Strange Brew Homebrew Club
3rdDan MuleraJack Smith Go-Juice30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Heart Of The Valley

Table 33: 33 - Wood, Smoked & Specialty Beer (5 entries)

1stIan Campbell
Co-Brewer: Russell Berger
Keep Calm And Barrel On 202233B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Portland Brewers Collective
2ndJohn FaustiniNightcap Bourbon Barrel Porter33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Heart Of The Valley
3rdJim ThompsonPenelope Smoked Porter32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Oregon Brew Crew

Table 35: C1 - Standard Cider and Perry (6 entries)

1stPatrick GormanCollarnic CiderC1B: English CiderHeart Of The Valley
2ndIan CampbellAn Apple A DayC1A: New World CiderPortland Brewers Collective
3rdSteinar NeidigKaren's CropC1B: English Cider

Table 36: C2 - Specialty Cider and Perry (3 entries)

1stRon HallAnderson CiderC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices Heart Of The Valley
2ndMandy LindseyTropical Hard CiderC2B: Cider with Other Fruit Hellgate Homebrewers
3rdJeff OngBad AppleC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry Portland Brewers Collective

Table 37: M1 - Traditional Mead (6 entries)

1stMarc HaydenSweet PumpkinM1C: Sweet MeadStrange Brew Homebrew Club
2ndMarc HaydenCarrot HoneyM1A: Dry MeadStrange Brew Homebrew Club
3rdRodney KibzeyBroom Of The ScotchM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadOregon Brew Crew

Table 38: M2 - Fruit Mead (4 entries)

1stMichael GwynnDenny's Berry BlendM2C: Berry Mead Cascade Brewers Society
2ndMarc HaydenBerry TartM2E: Melomel Strange Brew Homebrew Club
3rdIan CampbellMarion'cherry MeadM2C: Berry Mead Portland Brewers Collective

Table 39: M3 - Spiced & Specialty Mead (3 entries)

1stAdam LundFartapalooza 2024M4C: Experimental Mead High Street Homebrew Club
2ndJim ThompsonThis And That And The OtherM4A: BraggotOregon Brew Crew
3rdJosh AkinBelgian Candi AppleM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead QUAFF (Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity)