Queensland Amateur Brewing Championship

Awards

Sponsors

Judges

Liam Anderson, Lisa Bailey, Mark Bedford, John Bennett, Peter Bezett, Simeon Bonetti, Perry Burt, Sean Carney, Dion Clark, David Clarke, Andy Coles, Luke Cooper, Mark Davies, Faraaz De Belder, Luke Fox, Barry Freeman, Jacob Gordon, Rick Goulter, Steven Gower, Jake Harrison, Steve 'Hendo' Henderson, Matthew Holloway, Chris Jameson, Peter Jhoban, Matthew Lake, Carl Legros, Matthew Lloyd, Cary MacDonald, Scott Mackenzie, David Marshall, Benn Martens, Sean Reynolds Massey-Reed, Rob McDonald, Cam McMillan, James Morrison, David Nielsen, Stevie Noble, Mason Pack, Michael Page, Jose Perez, Maximilian Plank, Damian Rigby, Karl Robinson, Fergus Seppanen, Simon Skidmore, Alex Taubert, Tony Van Der Linden, Daniel Venema, Stephen Wharton, Matthew Wolfe

Stewards

Josh Batten, Mark Becker, Cameron Beh, Juanita Burt, Simon Calcinai, Craig Dickson, Lucy Hurrey, Andrew Leckie, Jeremy MacGregor, Samwell Middler, Daniel O’Donnell, Dan Pedler, Martin Rudge, Daniel Saw, Jiri Suk, Kev Yates

Staff

Nick Holt, Duncan Lindley, Aydan Rogers

Organizer

Anthony Zigenbine

By the Numbers

492 Entries 131 Entrants

50 Judges 16 Stewards 3 Staff

60 Placing Entries

Category 1: Low Alcohol

10 entries

1st
Dan Svantesson
Mudgeeraba Pilsner (1.6: Czech Pale Lager [BJCP 3A])
2nd
Tyler Brown & Mitchell Brown
Aussie Lager (1.1: Light Australian Lager [AABC])
3rd
John Bennett
Toowoomba Society Of Beer...
Top of the Range (1.7: Ordinary Bitter [BJCP 11A])

Category 2: Pale Lager

40 entries

1st
Cam McMillan
Central Queensland Craft Brewers...
Pils (2.10: Munich Helles [BJCP 4A])
2nd
Simon Kelly
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Bavarian Pilsner (2.7: German Pils [BJCP 5D])
3rd
Samwell Middler
GoldCLUB
This Lager Is Too Spicy For Ziggo (2.5: German Dortmunder [BJCP 5C])

Category 3: Amber and Dark Lager

32 entries

1st
Andy Coles
Pine Rivers Underground Brewing...
Schwarz Is the New Black (3.7: Schwarzbier [BJCP 8B])
2nd
Joshua Place
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Wiener Lager (3.4: Vienna Lager [BJCP 7A])
3rd
Josh Batten
Noosa Home Brew Club
Batten’s Black (3.6: Czech Dark Lager [BJCP 3D])

Category 4: Pale Ale

25 entries

1st
Yanto Browning
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Kolschisel (4.3: Kolsch [BJCP 5B])
2nd
Bryce Tippett
Sunshine Coast Amateur Brewers...
New World Kolsch (4.3: Kolsch [BJCP 5B])
3rd
Scott Eckford
Righteous Brewers of Townsville...
Lawnmower Kolsch (4.3: Kolsch [BJCP 5B])

Category 5: American Pale Ale

33 entries

1st
Ryan Lewis
Tuns of Anarchy
Dave Oram (5.1: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B])
2nd
Nick Holt
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Leftovers Apa (5.1: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B])
3rd
Ryan Keightley
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
I Ran Out of Ideas, So Brewed A Pale Ale. (5.1: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B])

Category 6: Bitter Ale

25 entries

1st
John Kenyon & Paul Kenyon
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
#ff0000 V3 (6.4: American Amber Ale [BJCP 19A])
2nd
Andy Coles
Pine Rivers Underground Brewing...
Of All the Bitters, I'm the Best (6.3: Best Bitter [BJCP 11B])
3rd
Dylan Robinson
GoldCLUB
Ctz Xpa (6.2: British Golden Ale [BJCP 12A])

Category 7: Brown Ale

19 entries

1st
Peter Dixon
Righteous Brewers of Townsville...
British Brown (7.5: British Brown Ale [BJCP 13B])
2nd
Mark Magennis
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Mark Magennis (7.3: Irish Red Ale [BJCP 15A])
3rd
Mark Cupples
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Scotch Ale El Jeffo (7.2: Scottish Export [BJCP 14C])

Category 8: Porter

13 entries

1st
Kieran Keyes
Righteous Brewers of Townsville...
Baltic Porter (8.3: Baltic Porter [BJCP 9C])
2nd
Dan Svantesson
Trans-Porter (8.3: Baltic Porter [BJCP 9C])
3rd
Roger Harrison
English Porter (8.1: English Porter [BJCP 13C])

Category 9: Stout

30 entries

1st
Ian Ingram
Ipswich Brewers Union (IBU)
Oat Stout (9.3: Oatmeal Stout [BJCP 16B])
2nd
Brad Bellert
The Dark Knight (9.1: Sweet Stout [BJCP 16A])
3rd
Kieran Keyes
Righteous Brewers of Townsville...
Marshmallow Stout (9.1: Sweet Stout [BJCP 16A])

Category 10: Strong Stout

26 entries

1st
Liam Anderson
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Arguably Better Than Sam Middler's (10.4: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C])
2nd
Jimi Wall
Tuns of Anarchy
Under the Influence (10.4: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C])
3rd
Luke Fox
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Centennial Dry Hopped Stout (10.3: American Stout [BJCP 20B])

Category 11: India Pale Ale

24 entries

1st
Craig Mander
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Dankness (11.2: American IPA [BJCP 21A])
2nd
Michael Redemski
None
IPA (11.2: American IPA [BJCP 21A])
3rd
Luke Fox
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
West Coast IPA (11.2: American IPA [BJCP 21A])

Category 12: Specialty IPA

37 entries

1st
Todd Harford
Ipswich Brewers Union (IBU)
Death Mills A Pale Malt (12.7: Black IPA [BJCP 21B])
2nd
Jake Harrip
Iipa (12.8: Double IPA [BJCP 22A])
3rd
Jake Harrip
NEIPA (12.1: New England IPA [BJCP 21B])

Category 13: Wheat and Rye Ale

26 entries

1st
Jeremy MacGregor
Tuns of Anarchy
Hoppy Days Hef (13.1: Weissbier [BJCP 10A])
2nd
Craig Dickson
Ipswich Brewers Union (IBU)
Roggenbier (13.4: Roggenbier [BJCP 27])
3rd
Ben Lyne
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Man the Canon's (13.1: Weissbier [BJCP 10A])

Category 14: Sour Ale

25 entries

1st
Jeremy MacGregor
Tuns of Anarchy
Amalgamate (14.8: Brett Beer [BJCP 28A])
2nd
Ryan Keightley
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
B'nice2theweisse (14.1: Berliner Weisse [BJCP 23A])
3rd
Duncan Lindley
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Slamlam (14.4: Lambic [BJCP 23D])

Category 15: Belgian Ale

31 entries

1st
Perry Burt
Tuns of Anarchy
La Grisette D'Hogshead (15.1: Saison [BJCP 25B])
2nd
Jeremy MacGregor
Tuns of Anarchy
A Cure For Chungus (15.7: Belgian Golden Strong Ale [BJCP 25C])
3rd
Benn Martens
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Third Time Lucky (15.6: Belgian Tripel [BJCP 26C])

Category 16: Strong Ales and Lagers

13 entries

1st
Nick Holt
Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers...
Number Ones (16.1: Wee Heavy [BJCP 17C])
2nd
Thomas Walrut
Averator Doppelbock (16.2: Doppelbock [BJCP 9A])
3rd
Andy Coles
Pine Rivers Underground Brewing...
Sipsters Only! (16.7: English Barleywine [BJCP 17D])

Category 17: Fruit/Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer

28 entries

1st
John Watt & Adam Priest
GoldCLUB
Lady Boy Sour (17.2: Spice Herb Vegetable Beer [BJCP 30A])
2nd
Luke Ross
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Too Spicy For Ziggo (17.2: Spice Herb Vegetable Beer [BJCP 30A])
3rd
Ash Gillman
Righteous Brewers of Townsville...
Basil Flower Tripel (17.2: Spice Herb Vegetable Beer [BJCP 30A])

Category 18: Specialty Beer

34 entries

1st
John Brighenti
Ipswich Brewers Union (IBU)
Uber Black Bourbon Barrel Stout (18.5: Specialty Wood?Aged Beer [BJCP 33B])
2nd
Jake Attwell
Righteous Brewers of Townsville...
Bucky Brett (18.7: Alternative Grain Beer [BJCP 31A])
3rd
Dan Pedler
Tuns Of Anarchy
Chasing Fairies (18.9: Experimental Beer [BJCP 34C])

Category 19: Mead

16 entries

1st
John Moloney
Semi Sweet (19.2: Semi Sweet Mead [BJCP M1B])
2nd
John Moloney
Dry Out West (19.1: Dry Mead [BJCP M1A])
3rd
Murray Brabrook
Blueberry Bomb (19.4: Fruit Mead [BJCP M2])

Category 20: Cider

5 entries

1st
Duncan Lindley
Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
Sider (20.1: New World Cider [BJCP C1A])
2nd
John Brighenti
Ipswich Brewers Union (IBU)
Grand Cru 2021 (20.2: English Cider [BJCP C1B])
3rd
Mick Collins
Elc (20.5: Other Cider/Perry [BJCP C2])

Champion Beer

1st
Cam McMillan
Central Queensland Craft Brewers...
Pils (210: Munich Helles [BJCP 4A])

Champion Brewer

131 Participating Brewers [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceBrewer1st2nd3rdScoreClub
1stJeremy MacGregor2108.020300Tuns of Anarchy
2ndAndy Coles1116.010300Pine Rivers Underground...
3rdJohn Moloney1105.010200
Dan Svantesson1105.010200
John Brighenti1105.010200Ipswich Brewers Union...
Nick Holt1105.010200Brisbane Amateur Beer...

Champion Club

13 Participating Clubs [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceClub1st2nd3rdScore
1stBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBs)42420.041000
2ndTuns of Anarchy42117.040700
3rdBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)24317.020900
4thIpswich Brewers Union (IBU)32013.030500
5thRighteous Brewers of Townsville (RBT)21311.020600
6thPine Rivers Underground Brewing Society (PUBS)1116.010300
7thGoldCLUB1025.010300

Thank You

Congratulations to All Medal Winners