Thanks To All Who Participated in the London And South East Craft Brewing Competition

There were 156 entries judged and 89 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Josh Smith Sasquatch 33A: Other Pale Ale and IPA styles (click View Accepted Styles and read notes ->)
2nd Andy Ortega Classic 16C: Saison London Amateur Brewers
3rd Jonathan Stewart
Co-Brewer: Ben Hodgkinson
Urban Fox - Belgian Tripel 18C: Belgian Tripel London Amateur Brewers

Winning Entries

Table 1: Lagers and Hybrids (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Craig Carmichael Twos And Threes 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen LAB
2nd Phill Turner Eva Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) LAB
3rd Alex Gardiner Liberty Cream Ale 6A: Cream Ale LAB
HM Graeme Coates DMZ 4B: Munich Dunkel Oxford Brewers

Table 2: English Scottish and Irish Ale (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Lee Immins Wee Heavy 9E: Strong Scotch Ale London Amateur Brewers
2nd Mark Vincent 7305 Days Of Bliss 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) LAB
3rd Phill Turner Eltham Special Bitter 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) LAB
HM Alex Allen A Fine Old Mess 8B: Special/Best/Premium Bitter London Amateur Brewers

Table 3: American Ale (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Drinkwater Shepherds Bush Common 10A: American Pale Ale London Amateur Brewers
2nd Chris Todd
Co-Brewer: Moira Todd
Gaudi Gold 10A: American Pale Ale Belfast Homebrewers
3rd Joshua Walker Brown Ale 10C: American Brown Ale London Amature Brewers
HM Richard Lock CNA Pale 10A: American Pale Ale LAB

Table 4: Mild Brown and Porter (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jared Ashe Millionaire’s Shortbread 12A: Brown Porter
2nd Richard Lock Retribution East India Porter 12B: Robust Porter LAB
3rd Matthew Meynell Elephant 11A: Mild
HM Dave Strachan
Co-Brewer: Richard Davies
Garage Porter 12B: Robust Porter London Amateur Brewers

Table 5: Stout (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nick Reese Imperial Stout III 13F: Imperial Stout
2nd Andrew Backwell Letterbox Oatmeal Stout 13C: Oatmeal Stout London Amateur Brewers
3rd Andy Ortega Beauty 13A: Dry Stout London Amateur Brewers
HM Lee Immins Tramp Hair Treacle Stout 13D: Foreign Extra Stout London Amateur Brewers
HM Alastair Christie Mayday 13E: American Stout East Kent Amateur Brewers

Table 6: India and Other Pale Ale (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Josh Smith Sasquatch 33A: Other Pale Ale and IPA styles (click View Accepted Styles and read notes ->)
2nd Andy Parker West Coast IPA 14B: American IPA London Amateur Brewers
3rd Dan Harris
Co-Brewer: Max Harris
String Theory 33A: Other Pale Ale and IPA styles (click View Accepted Styles and read notes ->) London Amateur Brewers
HM Vic & Chris Lewis When There’s No More Room In Hell 14B: American IPA Glasgow homebrewers

Table 7: Contintental Ale (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andy Ortega Classic 16C: Saison London Amateur Brewers
2nd Andrew Drinkwater Saison A 16C: Saison London Amateur Brewers
3rd Phill Turner Musketeer 16C: Saison LAB
HM Jasper Hossack Cucumber And Mint Saison 16C: Saison

Table 8: Adjunct and Speciality (24 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Drinkwater Black Rain 2013 22C: Wood-Aged Beer London Amateur Brewers
2nd Lee Immins
Co-Brewer: Chris Wyatt
Old Bastard 22B: Other Smoked Beer London Amateur Brewers
3rd Paul Henderson Wisp Of Smoke 22A: Classic Rauchbier LAB
HM Andrew Drinkwater Garden Herb Saison 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer London Amateur Brewers

Table 9: Strong Ale (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jonathan Stewart
Co-Brewer: Ben Hodgkinson
Urban Fox - Belgian Tripel 18C: Belgian Tripel London Amateur Brewers
2nd Phill Turner Essex Barley Wine 19B: English Barleywine LAB
3rd Paul Evans Abbaye De Morden Tripel 18D: Belgian Golden Strong Ale London Amateur Brewers
HM Graeme Coates Dubbel Cross 18B: Belgian Dubbel Oxford Brewers