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Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn BennettJob Done29.A: Fruit BeerToowoomba Society Of Beer Appreciation (TooSOBA)
2ndRyan KeightleyTart'nfizzy23.A: Berliner WeisseBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
3rdCarl LegrosUnkle Dunkle8.A: Munich DunkelCentral Queensland Craft Brewers (CQCB)

Table 1: Low Alcohol (<4% ABV) (14 entries)

1stCarl LegrosDarkside of the Lagoon13.A: Dark MildCentral Queensland Craft Brewers (CQCB)
2ndLiam Anderson'close Enough To Being A' - Dark Mild13.A: Dark MildBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
3rdDavid WatsonBitter11.A: Ordinary BitterCentral Queensland Craft Brewers (CQCB)

Table 2: Pale Lager (50 entries)

1stBenn MartensJust A Lager2.A: International Pale LagerBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
2ndBenn MartensHelles4.A: Munich HellesBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
3rdMartin WallisMartin Wallis5.D: German PilsIpswich Brewers Union (IBU)

Table 3: Amber & Dark Lager (33 entries)

1stCarl LegrosUnkle Dunkle8.A: Munich DunkelCentral Queensland Craft Brewers (CQCB)
2ndLeon SteffensBig Black Beer8.B: SchwarzbierBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
3rdJosh HillYou Don't Know the Power...8.B: Schwarzbier

Table 4: Pale Ale (20 entries)

1stAnson RussXxx House Ale12.B: Australian Sparkling AlePeninsula Brewers Union (PBU)
2ndStephen TaubertBpa24.B: Belgian Pale AlePine Rivers Underground Brewing Society (PUBS)
3rdMark DaviesSummer Ale1.C: Cream AleBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)

Table 5: American Pale Ale (37 entries)

1stJake HarripApa18.B: American Pale Ale
2ndScott AngelRapid Feedrate 18.B: American Pale AleBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
3rdRob McDonaldPoint 5 Pale Ale18.B: American Pale AleGoldCLUB

Table 6: Bitter Ale (28 entries)

1stJohn Kenyon
Co-Brewer: Paul Kenyon
#ff0000 Red Ale19.A: American Amber Ale
2ndJosh GillSent It12.A: English Golden Ale
3rdRob VanstoneEsb11.C: Strong Bitter

Table 7: Brown Ale (22 entries)

1stAaron HenessIrish Red Ale15.A: Irish Red AleCentral Queensland Craft Brewers (CQCB)
2ndFergus SeppanenBrown Eye American Brown Ale19.C: American Brown AleBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
3rdAdrian LambethThe Redheaded Stranger15.A: Irish Red AleMackay And District (MAD) Brewers

Table 8: Porter (14 entries)

1stBen KirbySex In A Cup13.C: English PorterCentral Queensland Craft Brewers (CQCB)
2ndDavid NielsenEnglish Porter13.C: English PorterBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
3rdTom StephensBp9.C: Baltic PorterRighteous Brewers of Townsville (RBT)

Table 9: Stout (23 entries)

1stDavid WestThe Drifter15.C: Irish Extra StoutToowoomba Society Of Beer Appreciation (TooSOBA)
2ndDuncan LindleyNitro Leckie16.B: Oatmeal StoutBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
3rdScott AngelMidnight Special16.B: Oatmeal StoutBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)

Table 10: Strong Stout (29 entries)

1stLiam Anderson'arguably Better Than Sam Middlers' - Imperial Stout20.C: Imperial StoutBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
2ndAlex FrangoulisJamaican Stout16.C: Tropical StoutHoppy Days Brew Club
3rdSam Middlerдруг20.C: Imperial StoutGoldCLUB

Table 11: IPA (35 entries)

1stNick HoltIPA21.A: American IPABrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
2ndSean AstillEnglish IPA12.C: English IPABrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
3rdJimi WallPartytime, Excellent!21.A: American IPAHoppy Days Brew Club

Table 12: Specialty IPA (50 entries)

1stScott EckfordEvil Uncle21.B4: Red IPA Righteous Brewers of Townsville (RBT)
2ndSjon WakeamHazy IPA21.B7: New England IPA GoldCLUB
3rdCary MacDonaldWhite Coat Syndrome21.B6: White IPA GoldCLUB

Table 13: Wheat & Rye Ales (23 entries)

1stScott Mackenzie6u Hefeweizen10.A: WeissbierBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
2ndCary MacDonaldErdinger Pikantus10.C: Weizenbock GoldCLUB
3rdJimi WallCalifornia Wheat1.D: American Wheat BeerHoppy Days Brew Club

Table 14: Sour Ales (38 entries)

1stRyan KeightleyTart'nfizzy23.A: Berliner WeisseBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)
2ndAshley GillmanAus Gose27.A1: GoseRighteous Brewers of Townsville (RBT)
3rdMatthew Holloway
Co-Brewer: Lachlan Buchan
Mixed Fermentation Sour Ale28.B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Righteous Brewers of Townsville (RBT)

Table 15: Belgian Ales (30 entries)

1stPerry BurtRooting Saison - Pacifica Edition25.B: Saison Hoppy Days Brew Club
2ndRakai DiazByggbobler25.B: Saison
3rdScott Mackenzie6o Saison25.B: Saison Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)

Table 16: Strong Ales & Lagers (7 entries)

1stAndrew LeckieBarleywine Is For the Children17.D: English BarleywineBrisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
2ndAlex FrangoulisMake American Barleywine Great Again.22.C: American BarleywineHoppy Days Brew Club
3rdLeon SteffensBig Red22.B: American Strong AleBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)

Table 17: Fruit/Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (36 entries)

1stJohn BennettJob Done29.A: Fruit Beer Toowoomba Society Of Beer Appreciation (TooSOBA)
2ndSam MiddlerI'll Just Have A Coffee. Beer It Is.30.A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer GoldCLUB
3rdRyan KeightleyPassion Pop29.A: Fruit Beer Brisbane Amateur Beer Brewers (BABBS)

Table 18: Specialty Beer (42 entries)

1stDaniel O’DonnellWhisky-Port Barrel Aged RIS33.B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Brisbane Brewers Club (BBC)
2ndJeremy MacGregorTropical Horse40.A: Belgian Specialty AleHoppy Days Brew Club
3rdSam MiddlerCaffe E Latte34.C: Experimental Beer GoldCLUB

Table 19: Mead (8 entries)

1stJohn MoloneyDry Out WestM1.A: Dry Mead
2ndJohn MoloneyPlumb Out Off LuckM2.D: Stone Fruit Mead
3rdJohn MoloneySweet OneM1.C: Sweet Mead

Table 20: Cider (8 entries)

1stJohn BrighentiGrand Cru CiderC1.B: English CiderIpswich Brewers Union (IBU)
2ndRalph deVoilPc2C1.D: New World Perry
3rdMichael CollinsEfC2.E: Cider with Herbs/Spices