Winners - 5th Annual LIBME Beer and Mead Competition

Table 1: Hybrid Beers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteven LandgrenKrush Da KolschKolschUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
2ndJohn DispiritoMeister ChauKolschHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club

Table 2: European dark lagers (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAllen WallaceOktoberfest 2017MarzenMalted Barley Appreciation Society
2ndJoseph CappellinoElsabockDoppelbockLong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts
3rdKurt GreenSo ChillMarzen
HMBen JankowskiFelixBaltic Porter

Table 3: IPAs (25 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRyan CookePowerslideSpecialty IPALong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts
2ndDavid PhillipsRed Fury IpaRed IPABrewers East End Revival (BEER)
3rdRyan CookeLaser FlipSpecialty IPALong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts
HMRyan CookeSkeleton KeySpecialty IPALong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts

Table 5: Stouts (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJames MillerImperial StoutImperial Stout
2ndAlex CataniaCan't Live Withstout YouOatmeal Stout
3rdMatt SerpeWhen In Doubt, Stout.Foreign Extra Stout

Table 6: American & British Pale Ale (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKen HeissEveryday Pale AleAmerican Pale AleLong Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts
2ndJohn DispiritoCrooked TeethOrdinary BitterHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club
3rdChristopher ParrinelloMy Wife Made Me Brew ThisAmerican Pale AleHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club

Table 7: American and British Strong Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBen JankowskiPaumanokAmerican Barleywine
2ndSteven LandgrenMidfeoth Wyrming EaluEnglish BarleywineUpstate NY Homebrewers Assn
3rdPaul ScromGalaxy Far Far AwayDouble IPALong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts

Table 8: European POF+ Ales (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBen JankowskiBombs AwayBelgian Pale Ale
2ndKen Schultz Angry Dragon Hefeweizen Weissbier

Table 9: Amber and Brown American/British Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAlex LepplaAerisAmerican Amber Ale
2ndBradford BuckCalifermentationCalifornia Common
3rdGregg KelleyBrown Town (Stormy Edition)English Brown AleLong Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts

Table 10: Strong Belgian Ales (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJason ChangSaison DuchangSaison
2ndBen JankowskiSt. MungoBelgian Dubbel
3rdBradford BuckTrips To WinBelgian Tripel

Table 11: Fruit/Fruit & Spice Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark WilliamsHai BabyFruit and Spice BeerBrewers East End Revival (BEER)
2ndFrank Filacchione Purple HazeFruit BeerLong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts
3rdChris BonacorsaYou Can'ta Have'a the Mango!Fruit BeerAssociation of Long Island Homebrew Clubs

Table 12: Wild and Sour Ales (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark WilliamsBurning Violet BeauregardeWild Specialty BeerBrewers East End Revival (BEER)
2ndAllen WallaceWild CherryWild Specialty BeerMalted Barley Appreciation Society
3rdJohn DispiritoRosettaesqueFlanders Red AleHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club

Table 13: Spice/Herb/Vegetable (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGregg KelleyCoconutillaSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerLong Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts
2ndMichael IngenitoI Take My Coffee With StoutSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerLong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts
3rdChristopher CerneyBlaze On SaisonSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club

Table 14: Autumn and Winter Seasonal Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stChristopher ParrinelloAiring Of GrievancesWinter Seasonal BeerHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club
2ndBrendan MccannEerie Street Pumpkin AleAutumn Seasonal BeerBrewers East End Revival (BEER)
3rdSal LopintoSt Andrews AleScottish LightHandgrenades Homebrew and Craft Beer Club

Table 15: Smoked/Wood/Specialty/Historic (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stChris DolanOak Aged Belgian Pale W/ CherryWood-Aged BeerLong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts
2ndJim ManganielloBarreled EyesSpecialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdJoe GloriosoOptic-FestExperimental BeerLong Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts

Table 16: Traditional Semi-Sweet Mead (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarvin WilsonOrange Blossom TraditionalSemi-Sweet MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndKris ConstantelosRalph 116Semi-Sweet Mead

Table 17: Dry and Sweet Traditional Meads (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarvin WilsonSourwood TraditionalSweet MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndRoger WannerOrange You Glad Its MeadDry Mead
3rdKris ConstantelosTrixie 118Sweet Mead

Table 18: Fruit Mead (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarvin WilsonDate NightMelomelArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndJapheth FitzpatrickCranberry Cyser IIMelomelNew York City Homebrewers Guild
3rdCarvin WilsonBrokenMelomelArizona Society of Homebrewers

Table 19: Berry Mead (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRoger WannerRes Q MeadBerry Mead
2ndCarvin WilsonBluebirdBerry MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
3rdCarvin WilsonBrimming HornBerry MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers

Table 20: Spice/Herb/Vegetable & Experimental Mead (22 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarvin WilsonAvocado RyeExperimental MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndCarvin WilsonFrench Oaked CyserExperimental MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
3rdCarvin WilsonVanilla CinnamonSpice, Herb, or Vegetable MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers

Table 21: Fruit & Spice Mead (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarvin WilsonPineapple ChiptoleFruit and Spice MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndMatthew McdonoughDamn Good Apple PieFruit and Spice MeadOther
3rdCarvin WilsonRose BerryFruit and Spice MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers