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Home » Compete » Older Competitions » 2000 LACF
2000 LA County Fair Homebrew Competition
(AHA and BJCP Sanctioned)
Sponsored by The Maltose Falcons Homebrewing Society

Competition Results

Best of Show
George Fix - American Red Lager
First Runner Up
Brian Ignatin - Flanders Red and Brown (Oud Bruin) Ale
Second Runner Up
David Stewart - Mead, Other


Class 1 American Pale and Dark Lager  
 
1st George Fix 1.3 American Red Lager
 
2nd Albert G. Cardenas 1.1 American Pale Lager
 
3rd Armando Armijo 1.1 American Pale Lager

Class 2 European Pale Lager  
 
1st Robert Soukup 2.3 North German Pils
 
2nd George Fix 2.4 Dortmunder/Export
 
3rd Alert G. Cardenas 2.2 Bohemian Pilsner

Class 3 American Cream Ale and American Wheat Ale  
 
1st Drew Beechum 3.3 American Cream Ale
 
2nd Michael DiMeo 3.2 American Honey Wheat Ale
 
3rd Jerry Houser 3.1 American Wheat Ale

Class 4 English, Scottish, and Irish Bitter Ale  
 
1st Not Awarded
 
2nd William Tavchala 4.4 Scottish Export
 
3rd George Fix 4.1 English Ordinary and Best Bitter

Class 5 Pale Ale  
 
1st Carl Townsend 5.2 American Style Pale Ale
 
2nd Jerry Jeffery 5.2 American Style Pale Ale
 
3rd Ron Cooper 5.2 American Style Pale Ale

Class 6 India Pale Ale  
 
1st Not Awarded
 
2nd Michael DiMeo 6.2 American Style India Pale Ale
 
3rd Alber G. Cardenas 6.1 English Style India Pale Ale

Class 7 European Ale  
 
1st Todd Peterson 7.4 Weizenbock
 
2nd Albert G. Cardenas 7.1 Kolsch Style Ale
 
3rd John Aitchison, John Rasmussen, Bill Heath 7.4 Weizenbock

Class 8 Amber and Dark LAger  
 
1st John Aitchison, John Rasmussen, Bill Heath 8.4 Munich Dunkel
 
2nd Robert Kadota 8.2 Marzen/Oktoberfest
 
3rd William Tavchala 8.2 Marzen/Oktoberfest

Class 9 California Common and American Red/Amber Ale  
 
1st Albert G. Cardenas 9.1 California Common Beer
 
2nd Richard Stark 9.2 American Red and Amber Ale
 
3rd Theo Lacy 9.2 American Red and Amber Ale

Class 10 Brown Ale  
 
1st Tim Bardet 10.4 American Brown Ale
 
2nd Dan Hagewiesche 10.4 American Brown Ale
 
3rd Tony Simmons 10.4 American Brown Ale

Class 11 Strong Ale, Barleywine, and Imperial Stout  
 
1st Rick Reineman 11.4 English Style Barleywine
 
2nd Gred DiStefano 11.5 American Style Barleywine
 
3rd Rick Reineman 11.6 Imperial ("Russian") Stout
 
3rd Kevin Koenig 11.3 Wee Heavy (Strong Scotch Ale)

Class 12 Bock Beer  
 
1st Kevin Koenig 12.2 Tradtional Bock
 
2nd Rick Adams 12.2 Tradtional Bock
 
3rd Brian Vessa, Bruce Brode 12.2 Traditional Bock

Class 13 Porter  
 
1st Dan Hagewiesche 13.2 American Style Porter
 
2nd Cullen Davis 13.1 English Style Porter
 
3rd George Eldridge 13.2 American Style Porter

Class 15 Extra, Export, Foreign-Style, and American Stout  
 
1st Rick Reinman 15.2 Export and Oatmeal (Sweet English) Stout
 
2nd Rick Reineman 15.1 Extra (Dry Irish) Stout
 
3rd Todd Peterson 15.2 Export and Oatmeal (Sweet English) Stout

Class 16 German Wheat Beer  
 
1st Michael DiMeo 16.1 Bavarian Krystal Weizen
 
2nd Tony Simmons 16.3 Bavarian Dunkelweizen
 
3rd John Aitchison, John Rasmussen, Bill Heath 16.2 Bavarian Hefeweizen

Class 17 Belgian-Style Strong Ale  
 
1st Not Awarded
 
2nd Craig Corley 17.2 Abbey Dubbel (Double) Ale
 
3rd Not Awarded

Class 18 Belgian-Style Specialty Ale  
 
1st Brian Ignatin 18.8 Flanders Red and Brown (Oud Bruin) Ale
 
2nd Troy Hite 18.2 Belgian Style Pale Ale
 
3rd Albert G. Cardenas 18.1 Belgian Witbier

Class 19 Specialty Beer  
 
1st Greg DiStefano 19.4 Special Beer, Other
 
2nd Greg DiStefano 19.2 Herb and/or Spice-flavored Beer
 
3rd Armando Armijo 19.1 Fruit and/or Vegetable-flavored Beer

Class 20 Mead, Cider, Sake  
 
1st David Stewart 20E Mead, Other
 
2nd Heather Houck 20.2 Melomel
 
3rd Steve Pettetti 20.2 Melomel


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