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Thanks to all who participated in the Napa Hombrewer's Classic.

There were 114 entries judged and 71 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMarcos SantannaGandalf's Beard26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale American & European Beers (14 entries)

1stVirgil RedmanBatch 2972A: International Pale Lager
2ndTor RobertsFranz5B: KolschMASH831
3rdJohn BrunetA Batch Out of Helles4A: Munich HellesWort To Fermentation

Table 2: Malty European Beers (9 entries)

1stSteve BowdenDr. Weyermann Md8A: Munich Dunkel
2ndSteve BowdenVn Ahhh Lager7A: Vienna Lager
3rdScott Key
Co-Brewer: Pippa (faithful Brew Hound)
Bockhead (dopplebock)9A: Doppelbock Marin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)

Table 3: Commonwealth Amber & Pale Beers (8 entries)

1stVirgil RedmanBatch 292 15A: Irish Red Ale
2ndGreg TuckerGreg Tucker14C: Scottish Export
3rdRoy BarushArgentine Strong Scotch Ale14B: Scottish HeavyNapa Bung Brewers (BUNG)

Table 4: Brown & Black British Beer (10 entries)

1stKen KoupalKing Tide16C: Tropical StoutDraught Board Homebrew Club [CA]
2ndKenneth BerryColeman's Irish Stout15C: Irish Extra StoutHumboldt Homebrewers
3rdVirgil RedmanBatch 289 13B: English Brown Ale

Table 5: Strong Ales (7 entries)

1stAlex Perry Titus Andronicus17A: English Strong Ale
2ndKenneth BerryThe Older I Get17B: Old AleHumboldt Homebrewers
3rdWilliam Heubel Mortars and Missiles Barleywine 17D: English BarleywineMalt Konocti Mashers

Table 6: American Ales (12 entries)

1stMarcos SantannaThe Mountain Goat19C: American Brown Ale
2ndDamien JonesElzacca Apa18B: American Pale Ale
3rdBryan ArndtCamp Beale IPA18B: American Pale AleMad Zymurgists

Table 7: American Porter & Stout (8 entries)

1stMarcos SantannaNightfall20A: American Porter
2ndStewart MehrensAmerican Stout20B: American StoutNapa Bung Brewers (BUNG)
3rdSean Thompson Incorrigible Morning Stout20B: American Stout

Table 8: IPA (16 entries)

1stDamien JonesHazy21B: Specialty IPA
2ndMartin Paukert
Co-Brewer: Joseph Wilson
Plenoy the Older Iipa22A: Double IPA
3rdKelly Crowell
Co-Brewer: Ryan Knight
Lets Get Hazy21B7: New England IPA Fairfield Fermentors Brew Club

Table 9: Belgian Style Ales (13 entries)

1stMarcos SantannaGandalf's Beard26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndJohn BrunetSaison25B: Saison Wort To Fermentation
3rdRay GravesBelgian Blond25A: Belgian Blond AleDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) [CA]

Table 10: Specialty/ Mixed Styles (17 entries)

1stMarcos SantannaVanilla Nightfall30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndRoy ElderBlackberry Ale29A: Fruit Beer
3rdKevin McMahonTrail Dog Barklinner Bites23A: Berliner WeisseMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)