Thursday, September 20, 2012

American Rye 2012


This is Rob's winning American Rye recipe from the September 2012 Light Hybrid Meeting.

Batch Size 5.0 gallons

4.5 # Briess Pale Malt
3.0 # Briess Rye Malt
1.5 # Briess White Wheat Malt
Rice Hulls (about 3/4 pound)
1.00 oz Amarillo (35 min)
0.66 oz Liberty (0 min)
0.66 oz Amarillo (0 min)
0.33 oz Amarillo (hopback)
1 Whirlfloc
Wyeast 2565 K├Âlsch yeast in a 1L starter

Mash at 150F for 75 min.
90 min boil.
Start out at 60F then ramp up the temp over a few days until you're at 65F near the end of fermentation.

Light Hybrid Meeting - Sept 2012

The winners from the Light Hybrid Meeting are:

PlaceBrewer(s)Style
1stRob RAmerican Rye
2ndMike HKolsch
3rdTravis GKolsch

Congratulations to the winners!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

2012 Beehive Brew-off Results


Sorry for taking so long to post the results. This year's Beehive Brew-off was bigger than ever. There were some incredible beers entered and some ZZ Hops club members did very well. Congrats to Travis, Nic, Davo, Mike J, Mike P, Tim, Mike H, Troy, and Joe! Special thanks go out to Jamie Burnham, Kileen Alston, Mark Alston and all the volunteers that helped make this event possible.


Best of Show Winners
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stBrad CooleyTempestuous4C: Schwarzbier
2ndAlex Lemieux
Jill Martin
Jill's Biere D'ete16D: Biere de Garde
3rdScott HuntKentucky Bluegrass2C: Classic American Pilsner


Table 1: (0901) 1 - Light Lager (9 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stJustin KingsfordDas DortmunderDortmunder Export
2ndKevin FoyHellesMunich Helles
3rdAlex Lemieux
Tory Clayton
Honey Hole LagerStandard American Lager


Table 2: (2102) 2 - Pilsner (21 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stScott HuntKentucky BluegrassClassic American Pilsner
2ndJoshua NielsenLast Place Pilsner Rides Again!Classic American Pilsner
3rdHans GrobergOld IronsideGerman Pilsner (Pils)


Table 3: (0801) 3 - Euro Amber Lager (8 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stMike MirabellaOktoberfestOktoberfest/Marzen
2ndTravis GrimmGrimmbrau FestbierOktoberfest/MarzenZZ Hops
3rdBrian ColemanViennaVienna Lager


Table 36: (1301) 4 - Dark Lager (13 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stBrad CooleyTempestuousSchwarzbier
2ndTravis GrimmSchwarzhertzSchwarzbierZZ Hops
3rdTravis GrimmDark Side DunkelMunich DunkelZZ Hops


Table 5: (1301) 5 - Bock (13 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stScott HuntTigershark The PredatorDoppelbock
2ndTravis GrimmBockstar MaibockMaibock/Helles BockZZ Hops
3rdAlex Lemieux
Tory Clayton
2 Buck Bock5B: Traditional Bock


Table 6: (0901) 6a - Cream Ale (9 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stDavid Pang
Casey Jones
Cream AleCream Ale
2ndStephen WellsCream Ale (1.1)Cream AleHill Hoparazzi
3rdBrian ColemanCream AleCream Ale


Table 7: (1301) 6b - Light Hybrid (13 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stRobert GlennSummer ShagBlonde Ale
2ndDavid Dahl
Kevin Lilly
Andrew Konkol
Love HammerBlonde AleDammit
3rdDavid BellSauvin BlondeBlonde Ale


Table 37: (1301) 6c - Kolsh (13 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stTravis GrimmBi-polar BlondeKolschZZ Hops
2ndMike HornerKolschKolsch
3rdAlex Lemieux
Tory Clayton
Honey KolschKolsch


Table 9: (1101) 6d - American Wheat (11 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stJosh TurnerHighland Park Wheat AleAmerican Wheat or Rye Beer
2ndLanny DerbyPorch SitterAmerican Wheat or Rye Beer
3rdAaron GeeryRye AleAmerican Wheat or Rye Beer


Table 10: (1502) 7 - Amber Hybrids (15 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stWeston BarkleyMongrelCalifornia Common BeerSnafu
2ndJustin KingsfordNot So CommonCalifornia Common Beer
3rdJustin KingsfordThe Amazing AltDusseldorf Altbier


Table 11: (1502) 8 - English Pale Ales (15 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stJared YoungYes (young's Extra Special)Extra Special/Strong Bitter
2ndAaron CollisPilgrim's ProgressExtra Special/Strong Bitter
3rdTom Shivers Plan Jane /ordinary BitterStandard/Ordinary BitterO- Town Hopheads


Table 12: (1502) 9 - Scottish & Irish Ales (15 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stMatthew WalkerBiscuits For Smut Strong Scotch Ale
2ndConor PapineauScrap ScotchStrong Scotch Ale
3rdConor PapineauBlood Of The FallenIrish Red Ale


Table 13: (3503) 10a - American Pale Ale (35 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stTommy Lopresto
Gabi Krakow
Emerson Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale
2ndJustin KingsfordJpaAmerican Pale Ale
3rdLanny DerbyAiming FluidAmerican Pale Ale


Table 14: (2002) 10b - American Amber Ale (20 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stSean MeeganOdie-licious AleAmerican Amber Ale
2ndJesse Hennefer
Scott Christensen
Ken Smikahl
Triple Threat AmberAmerican Amber Ale
3rdRobert GlennMaster BlasterAmerican Amber Ale


Table 15: (1402) 10c - American Brown Ale (14 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stKyle RossmanYet Another Brown AleAmerican Brown Ale
2ndVince StuartTasty Who?American Brown AleThe Brewing Network
3rdWeston BryantMiquel's MarronAmerican Brown Ale


Table 16: (1001) 11 - English Brown Ale (10 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stDavid CuthbertBenny Hill Southern BrownSouthern English Brown Ale
2ndMarl Robinson
Rachel Mckinnie
Hazelnut IbaNorthern English Brown Ale
3rdBryan (Troy) FairclothSouthern BrownSouthern English Brown Ale


Table 17: (1101) 12a - Brown Porter (11 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stTrent BangertDirty Chavez Brown PorterBrown PorterThe Brewing Network
2ndBrian ColemanBear Claw PorterBrown Porter
3rdWeston BarkleyCrankshaftBrown PorterSnafu


Table 18: (2102) 12b,c - Robust & Baltic Porter (21 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stNic BanksBrrp Big Robust Rye PorterRobust PorterZZ Hops
2ndDavo MahaffeyDavo's Yummie PorterBaltic PorterZZ Hops
3rdMichael JohnsonRobust PorterRobust PorterZZ Hops


Table 19: (2402) 13 - Stout (24 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stByron Morton
Cameron Eyre
Dark MatterForeign Extra Stout
2ndScott HuntQuaker StoutsOatmeal Stout
3rdDavid BellStouty stout stoutDry Stout


Table 20: (1101) 13f - Imperial Stout (11 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stMichael Pezely
Tim Cantwell
SesquacImperial StoutZZ Hops
2ndJen Santoro
Jonathon Santoro
The Five Toed CatImperial StoutSantoro Brewing
3rdMichael JohnsonRisImperial StoutZZ Hops


Table 21: (4404) 14 - India Pale Ale (44 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stLawrence OstroskiRose Park IpaAmerican IPA
2ndChris Campbell10 Year Anniversary IpaAmerican IPA
3rdBart HansenIbutifulAmerican IPAO Town Hop Heads


Table 22: (1702) 14c - Imperial Ipa (17 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stLawrence OstroskiSledgehopperImperial IPA
2ndDallas BarlowPan- Galactic Gargle BlasterImperial IPA
3rdJim LauscherCanadian I Pee, Eh? V10Imperial IPA


Table 23: (2503) 15, 16a - German Wheat And Rye + Witbier (25 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stMichael JohnsonWeizenWeizen/WeissbierZZ Hops
2ndMark RiffeZesty WitWitbier
3rdConor PapineauForgotten WeizenbockWeizenbock


Table 24: (0801) 16b,d - Belgian Pale And Biere De Garde (8 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stAlex Lemieux
Jill Martin
Jill's Biere D'eteBiere de Garde
2ndChris CampbellG5 Belgian PaleBelgian Pale Ale
3rdJeremy LlewellynBpa5Belgian Pale Ale


Table 25: (2503) 16c - Saison (25 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stTom Shivers Why I Mow The Lawn SaisonSaisonO- Town Hopheads
2ndTyler MorkRadcraft SaisonSaison
3rdTroy KetterlingVewwy Vewwy Quiet SaisonSaison


Table 26: (1802) 16e - Belgian Specialty (18 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stChaz SmithTrappers Peppercorn FarmhouseBelgian Specialty Ale
2ndTrent BangertHopmonkBelgian Specialty AleThe Brewing Network
3rdMichael Pezely
Tim Cantwell
Belgian StoutBelgian Specialty AleZZ Hops


Table 27: (0901) 17 - Sour Ales (9 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stKyle CallisterOud BruinFlanders Brown Ale/Oud BruinThe Brewing Network
2ndMike HahnRaspberry CheerFruit LambicZZ Hops
3rdPat WinslowPleasing LambbicFruit LambicO-town Hop Heads


Table 28: (1602) 18 - Belgian Strong Ale (16 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stMichael JohnsonTripelBelgian TripelZZ Hops
2ndBrian ColemanTrippel FunBelgian Tripel
3rdTroy Jaskowski
Joe Aruscavage
Belgian DubbelBelgian DubbelZZ Hops


Table 29: (1402) 19 - Strong Ale (14 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stMike HahnOlde Crooked ToothEnglish BarleywineZZ Hops
2ndTrent BangertOld BeerbellyAmerican BarleywineThe Brewing Network
3rdBonnie BarlowOld Diabetes English Barleywine


Table 30: (1902) 20 - Fruit Beer (19 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stAlex Lemieux
Tory Clayton
Smell My Pit Apricot BelgianFruit Beer
2ndConor PapineauNamaste Ipa #7Fruit Beer
3rdDallas BarlowThe Rose Colored QueenFruit Beer


Table 31: (2503) 21 - Spice/herb/vegetable Beer (25 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stDj BenwayC.p.p.a. Chilli Pepper Pale AleSpice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndWeston BarkleyBullmilkSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerSnafu
3rdMichael AndersonLavender Honey WheatSpice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer


Table 32: (1402) 22 - Smoke And Wood Aged Beer (14 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stKyle CallisterRauchbierClassic RauchbierThe Brewing Network
2ndBradley LedbetterGhost ShipWood-Aged Beer
3rdKyle CallisterOaked BarleywineWood-Aged BeerThe Brewing Network


Table 33: (3303) 23 - Specialty Beer (33 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stKirk HofelingKbh Rye PaSpecialty Beer
2ndZach AdamsTriple W/bugsSpecialty BeerThe Brewing Network
3rdAlex Lemieux
Tory Clayton
C-squared (imperial Cacao-coconut Porter)Specialty Beer


Table 34: (1201) 24, 25, 26 Meads (12 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stDirk HowardBlueberry Boston MeadOther Fruit MelomelCache Brewing Society
2ndJared WrightTraditional MeadSweet Mead
3rdMichael PezelyBehemothic BraggotBraggotZZ Hops


Table 35: (1201) 27 - Ciders (12 entries)
PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleBrew Club
1stCraig TeerlinkCiderEnglish Cider
2ndMary Ellen ShiversTlc- Apple CiderOther Specialty Cider or Perry
3rdTom ShiversAc/gc Cider28D: Other Specialty Cider or PerryO- Town Hopheads