Thanks to all who participated in the Hudson Valley Homebrewers 27th Annual.

There were 367 entries judged and 181 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stBrian MulhallInaugural Helles4A: Munich Helles
2ndAllen WallaceWild Cherry28C: Wild Specialty Beer
3rdJason PappasShamboise23F: Fruit Lambic

Best of Show – Cider

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
N/ATom WeberFizzy Lifting DrinkC1A: New World Cider
3rdJohn DiSpiritoCiderheadC2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stJapheth FitzpatrickCranberry Cyser 1M2E: Melomel
2ndJeffrey JanowiczUme MeadM2D: Stone Fruit Mead

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lager and Pilsner (7 entries)

1stJosh Youngman#223 Rager PIls5D: German Pils
2ndJosh Youngman#225 Rager PBR1B: American Lager
3rdBob SmithCzech Pils3A: Czech Pale Lager

Table 2: Euro Amber Lager (11 entries)

1stScott CracasVienna Lager7A: Vienna Lager
2ndJosh Youngman#230 Steaming Rager19B: California Common
3rdJeremy AdamsDude! It's A Dusseldorf7B: Altbier

Table 3: Dark Lager (12 entries)

1stDexter GarnerThe Sound And The Fuhrer8A: Munich Dunkel
2ndSteven Landgren
Co-Brewer: Roger & Darlene Magrin, Peter Leas, Mark Hall And Brian Albrecht
Dark And Starry Night8B: Schwarzbier
3rdRyan SerwatowskiMidnight Forest8B: Schwarzbier

Table 4: Bock (10 entries)

1stJon Turo
Co-Brewer: Rian Colbert
Maibock4C: Helles Bock
2ndBrian MulhallWinooski Doppelbock9A: Doppelbock
3rdLee KexelDoppel Good9A: Doppelbock
HMManny HollDunkles Bock6C: Dunkels Bock

Table 5: Light Hybrid (11 entries)

1stBrian MulhallKringle Kolsch5B: Kolsch
2ndJeremy AdamsKid! It's A Kolsch5B: Kolsch
3rdChris GabelAnother18A: Blonde Ale

Table 6: English Pale and Brown (11 entries)

1stBryan JacobsonDepot Pale Ale11C: Strong Bitter
2ndLarry Sprovieri IPA12C: English IPA
3rdLarry Sprovieri IPA12C: English IPA

Table 7: Scottish and Irish (15 entries)

1stJosh Youngman#233 Wee Rager17C: Wee Heavy
2ndJosh Youngman#228 Scottish Rager14C: Scottish Export
3rdBrian FinucaneMckenna's Irish Red15A: Irish Red Ale

Table 8: American Pale, Amber, Brown (18 entries)

1stWilliam Ihburg 9 Month Investigation 18B: American Pale Ale
2ndScott CracasMuddy Traxx19C: American Brown Ale
3rdJeff BakerJB APA118B: American Pale Ale

Table 9: Porter (19 entries)

1stJosh YoungmanRager Baltic9C: Baltic Porter
2ndKrzysztof LasockiEnglish Porter13C: English Porter
3rdJonathan Fry
Co-Brewer: Eric Wassmuth
El Jiji20A: American Porter

Table 10: Stout (15 entries)

1stScott MarchwinskiDark Meat20B: American Stout
2ndKyle EricksonCocoa Hazelnut Milk Stout16A: Sweet Stout
3rdKrzysztof LasockiAmerican Stout20B: American Stout

Table 11: IPA (31 entries)

1stLarry Sprovieri IPA21A: American IPA
2ndJeff BakerB4721A: American IPA
3rdKrzysztof LasockiAmerican IPA21A: American IPA

Table 12: Specialty IPA (23 entries)

1stBrendan PalfreymanLes Verts Monts IPA21B: Specialty IPA
2ndAndrew Brooks
Co-Brewer: Patricia Brooks
Reuben James21B5: Rye IPA
3rdBenjamin HarnickPopeye Papain DRIPA21B4: Red IPA
HMDenis DelGrosso
Co-Brewer: Denis DelGrosso Sr
Vindication21B2: Black IPA

Table 13: German Wheat, Belgian, French (9 entries)

1stRobert Yount
Co-Brewer: Tom Hancock
Persistent Georg10B: Dunkels Weissbier
2ndDexter GarnerTrappist Swinger26A: Trappist Single
3rdJoe StarzykWeisser Jeffe 10A: Weissbier

Table 14: Saison (12 entries)

1stJonathan FryThe Golden Pom25B: Saison
2ndJason ChangSaison DuChang25B: Saison
3rdJustin Hiza
Co-Brewer: Joe Bradley
AG Saison 10B25B: Saison

Table 15: Euro Pale Lager (10 entries)

1stBrian MulhallInaugural Helles4A: Munich Helles
2ndDenis DelGrosso
Co-Brewer: Denis DelGrosso Sr.
Erntoberfest4B: Festbier
3rdEric WassmuthMunich Helles WLP 830 Mix4A: Munich Helles

Table 16: Belgian Strong (16 entries)

1stMICHAEL CHILTERNBig Saaz25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
2ndPhil ClarkeSpinecracker26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
3rdConnor McDermott
Co-Brewer: Annandale Ales
Eschatology26C: Belgian Tripel
HMJustin Hiza
Co-Brewer: Joe Bradley
AB Dubbel 12D26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 17: Imperial Stout (12 entries)

1stJosh Youngman#209 2016 Rager20C: Imperial Stout
2ndJosh Youngman
Co-Brewer: Eric Wassmuth
#226 Collab Rager20C: Imperial Stout
3rdJosh Youngman#229 Russian Imperial Rager20C: Imperial Stout

Table 18: Spice / Herb / Veg (18 entries)

1stJeff BakerUpHill Battle330A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndTom FolsterSt Nick's Piss30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
3rdJeff BakerNum Nums30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 19: Smoke / Wood (17 entries)

1stLee KexelBock Wood33A: Wood-Aged Beer
2ndDustyn CormierX Marks The Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdBill SahlinDragon In The Rye33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 20: Sour (11 entries)

1stJason PappasShamboise23F: Fruit Lambic
2ndJason ChangGoseface Killah27A: Historical Beer
3rdDavid NaugleCant23D: Lambic

Table 21: Specialty (7 entries)

1stScott Pollard Black Gose34C: Experimental Beer
2ndRonnie PassaroVanilla Jameson Stout34C: Experimental Beer
3rdAllen WallaceFlemish Godfather34B: Mixed-Style Beer

Table 22: Double IPA (9 entries)

1stJosh Youngman#232 Double Rager22A: Double IPA
2ndJeff BakerJB DIPA122A: Double IPA
3rdChris GabelTreesinous22A: Double IPA

Table 23: Strong Ale (10 entries)

1stPhil ClarkeScrooge & Barley '1617D: English Barleywine
2ndConnor McDermott
Co-Brewer: Annandale Ales
Leopold Bloom17B: Old Ale
3rdKevin DrozenskiPhone Home22C: American Barleywine

Table 25: Fruit (8 entries)

1stJosh YoungmanRager Raspberry Berlinner29A: Fruit Beer
2ndAllen WallaceParrain Figue 29A: Fruit Beer
3rdPhil ClarkeRasporter29A: Fruit Beer

Table 26: Wild (14 entries)

1stAllen WallaceWild Cherry28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndKen KuterIt Must Have Been The...28C: Wild Specialty Beer
3rdLarry Sprovieri Brett IPA28A: Brett Beer

Table 27: Mead (16 entries)

1stJapheth FitzpatrickCranberry Cyser 1M2E: Melomel
2ndJeffrey JanowiczUme MeadM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
3rdPhil ClarkeThe Cursed BatchM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Table 28: Cider (15 entries)

1stJohn DiSpiritoCiderheadC2B: Cider with Other Fruit
2ndTom WeberFizzy Lifting DrinkC1A: New World Cider
3rdEric SowaStella's Apple PieC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices
HMJosh Youngman2015 CiderC1A: New World Cider