Thanks to all who participated in the London And South East Craft Brewing Competition 2016.

There were 339 entries judged and 175 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stKevin BlackVoyage19A: American Amber AleBrewcialism
2ndSteve FurnivalIRON SPIDER12C: English IPABrewcialism
2ndSteve FurnivalIRON SPIDER12C: English IPABrewcialism
3rdFraser WithersBig Foot22B: American Strong Alebrewcialism
4thPierre AdedzeFreeWheelDark26D: Belgian Dark Strong AlePortsmouth Home Brew Club
HMFraser WithersBest Mate11C: Strong Bitterbrewcialism

Winning Entries

Table 1: Lagers and Kolsch (22 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stKen BazleyPivovar Bobek3B: Czech Premimum Pale Lager
2ndRigas MalamoutsisKissmiass Kolsch5B: Kolsch
3rdBen CopsHelles Bock4C: Helles Bock
4thJeremiah PetersenAnecdote3B: Czech Premimum Pale Lager
HMFraser WithersDast Gut5B: Kolsch

Table 2: Wheats and Saisons (20 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stFraser WithersYanky Wheat1D: American Wheat Beer
2ndJordan SidawaySilicon Saison25B: Saison
3rdSteven BeattieWeegieweizen10A: Weissbier
4thAndrew SeniorHefedron Bomb10A: Weissbier
HMRichard LockRetribution Table Saison25B: Saison

Table 3: British Ales (33 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stFraser WithersBest Mate11C: Strong Bitter
2ndMatthew FawcettBitter11A: Ordinary Bitter
3rdAndrew SeniorRoll The Potato13B: English Brown Ale
4thMark SandersonImposter11B: Best Bitter

Table 4: Porters and Stouts (31 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stJordan SidawayGetting Too Old For This Stout16B: Oatmeal Stout
2ndTim WeeninkBig Black Buddy15C: Irish Extra Stout
3rdLee ImminsBring Your Daughter To The Porter13C: English Porter
4thRigas MalamoutsisODO 16A: Sweet Stout

Table 5: American Pale Ales (29 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stDaniel KayeLogic Engine18B: American Pale Ale
2ndKevin BlackErin’s Mosiac Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
3rdMark CharlwoodAPA (Citra, Mosaic)18B: American Pale Ale
4thFraser WithersCross Roads18B: American Pale Ale

Table 6: Commonwealth Pale Ales (18 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stSteve FurnivalIRON SPIDER12C: English IPA
2ndMike CarterWhim-Wham12A: English Golden Ale
3rdMark CharlwoodGolden Ale12A: English Golden Ale
4thFraser WithersSummer Solstice12A: English Golden Ale

Table 7: American Dark Ales (18 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stKevin BlackVoyage19A: American Amber Ale
2ndSimon GladdingBrad20B: American Stout
3rdFraser WithersBlue Jay19A: American Amber Ale
4thAdam PageAmerican Stout20B: American Stout
HMAdam WalkerNorgland American Brown Ale19C: American Brown Ale

Table 8: American and New World IPAs (39 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stRichard CallerChedworth21A: American IPA
2ndJohn KellettBLACK SUNSET21B: Specialty IPA
3rdAdam WalkerGnR IPA21A: American IPA
4thMatt SimmonsSix Point Three IPA21A: American IPA

Table 9: Strong American Ales (16 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stFraser WithersBig Foot22B: American Strong Ale
2ndAleksandr MaznovStrong Ale22B: American Strong Ale
3rdJames WilsonBig Cat22A: Double IPA
4thKevin BlackHopping Mad Imperial Pale Ale22A: Double IPA
HMJosh SmithGo Buy Your Whole Family Houses22A: Double IPA

Table 10: Strong European Beers (28 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stSimon GladdingImperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout
2ndPaul SpearmanPaul’s Old Ale17B: Old Ale
3rdRichard LockRIS 2014 Batch20C: Imperial Stout
4thJeremiah PetersenEducator9A: Doppelbock

Table 11: Belgian Beers (20 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stPierre AdedzeFreeWheelDark26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndMatthew FawcettBGS25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
3rdSean CumminsAlbino Dubbel25A: Belgian Blond Ale
4thRichard LockRetribution Dark Strong26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
HMJeremiah PetersenProverb26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 12: Smoked, Oaked and Experimental Beers (38 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stJosh SmithAnother One33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndNick DavisSanta’s Ruin30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
3rdAlex AllenVBP33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
4thPiotr MikuckiA’la Grodziskie27A: Historical Beer
HMJoshua WalkerChai Spiced Milk Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 13: Sour and Fruit Beers (26 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stRichard LockImperial Cherryade29A: Fruit Beer
2ndSteven BeattieTropical Weegieweizen29A: Fruit Beer
3rdChris LewisDead Barn28A: Brett Beer
4thJosh SmithGo Buy Your Momma A House29A: Fruit Beer

Table 14: People's Choice (by vote at the festival) (1 entry)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stJonathan Finch3 Graces Wheatwine35A: People’s Choice