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Home » Compete » Older Competitions » 2002 LACF

2002 LACF Homebrew Competition
(AHA and BJCP Sanctioned)
Sponsored by The Maltose Falcons Homebrewing Society

Thanks to all of our participants in the the 2002 LACF Homebrew Competition. Congratulations to our winners!

Best of Show
Tim Bardet - Scottish Export Ale
Best of Show - 1st Runner Up
Sam Malaby, Jason Cerswell - English-Style IPA
Best of Show - 2nd Runner Up
Tim Bardet - Saison

Class 1 American Pale and Dark Lager  
1st Kevin Baranowski 1.1 American Pale Lager
2nd Pasquale Nardone 1.2 American Pre-Prohibition Lager
3rd Kevin Koenig 1.1 American Pale Lager

Class 2 European Pale Lager  
1st Craig Corley 2.2 Bohemian Pilsner
2nd John Aitchison & John Rasmussen 2.1 Munich Helles
3rd Matt Udall 2.3 North German Pils

Class 3 American Cream Ale and American Wheat Ale  
1st John Aitchison & John Rasmussen 3.1 Amercian Wheat Ale
2nd Kent Fletcher 3.1 Amercian Wheat Ale
3rd Michael DiMEo 3.2 Amercian Honey Wheat Ale

Class 4 English Bitter Ale and Pale Ale  
1st Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa 4.1 English Ordinary & Best Bitter
2nd David Piasecki 4.1 English Ordinary & Best Bitter
3rd Sean O'Sullivan 4.2 English Strong Bitter/Extra Special Bitter

Class 5 Pale Ale and California Common  
1st Dan Yowell 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale
2nd Drew Butler 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale
3rd Curtis Dale 5.2 California Common Beer
Honorable Mention Jeff Brown 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale

Class 6 Scottish Ale  
1st Tim Bardet 6.2 Scottish Export Ale
2nd Craig Shapland 6.3 Wee Heavy (Strong Scotch Ale)
3rd Kevin Koenig 6.1 Scottish Heavy

Class 7 India Pale Ale  
1st Sam Malaby & Jason Cerswell 7.1 English-Style India Pale Ale
2nd Greg Beron 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale
3rd Bruce Brode & Brian Vessa 7.1 English-Style India Pale Ale

Class 8 European Ale  
1st David Piasecki 8.1 Kolsch-Style Ale
2nd Bruce Brode & Brian Vessa 8.2 Altbier
3rd Bruce Brode & Brian Vessa 8.1 Kolsch-Style Ale

Class 9 Amber and Dark Lager  
1st Kevin Koenig 9.1 Vienna Lager
2nd Steve Hinkle 9.4 Munich Dunkel
3rd Craig Corley 9.1 Vienna Lager

Class 10 American Red/Amber Ale  
1st None Awarded
2nd Jose Custodio 10.1 Amercian Red/Amber Ale
3rd David Piasecki 10.1 Amercian Red/Amber Ale
Honorable Mention Jeff Brown 10.1 Amercian Red/Amber Ale

Class 11 Brown Ale  
1st Greg Beron 11.3 Northern English Brown Ale
2nd Tim Bardet 11.4 American Brown Ale
3rd Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa, Les Jones 11.4 American Brown Ale
Honorable Mention James Reynolds 11.2 Southern English Brown Ale

Class 12 Strong Ale, Barleywine, and Imperial Stout  
1st Bruce Brode & Brian Vessa 12.1 Strong Ale
2nd Kevin Koenig 12.4 American-Style Barleywine
3rd None Awarded

Class 13 Bock Beer  
1st Tim Bardet 13.2 Traditional Bock
2nd Steve Hinkle 13.4 Doppelbock and Eisbock
3rd Steve Hinkle 13.1 Maibock and Helles (Pale) Bock

Class 14 Porter  
1st None Awarded
2nd Steve Hinkle 14.2 American-Style Porter
3rd Todd Etzel 14.2 American Style Porter
Honorable Mention Jose Custodio 14.1 English-Style Porter

Class 15 Draught Irish Stout and English Cream/Milk Stout  
1st Richard Beebe 15.2 English Milk/Cream Stout
2nd Tim Bardet 15.1 Dry (Irish) Draught Stout
3rd Chris Godfrey 15.1 Dry (Irish) Draught Stout

Class 16 Extra, Export, Foreign-Style, and American Stout  
1st Matthew Udall 16.2 Export and Oatmeal Stout
2nd Carl Townsend 16.2 Export and Oatmeal Stout
3rd Kent Fletcher 16.3 Foreign-Style Stout

Class 17 German Wheat Beer  
1st Michael DiMeo 17.5 Weizenbock
2nd Bob Kaisaki 17.2 Bavarian Hefeweizen
3rd John Larsen 17.5 Weizenbock
Honorable Mention Carl Townsend 17.2 Bavarian Hefeweizen

Class 18 Belgian-Style Strong Ale  
1st Bruce Brode & Brian Vessa 18.4 Abbey Ale, Other
2nd Craig Corley 18.2 Abbey Dubbel (Double) Ale
3rd Craig Corley 18.4 Abbey Ale, Other
Honorable Mention Carl Townsend 18.2 Abbey Dubbel (Double) Ale

Class 19 Belgian-Style Specialty Ale  
1st Tim Bardet 19.3 Saison (Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter)
2nd Kevin D. Baranowski 19.1 Witbier
3rd Craig Corley 19.3 Saison (Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter)
Honorable Mention Richard A. Simmons 19.8 Flanders Red & Brown (Oud Bruin) Ale

Class 20 Specialty Beer - Fruit/Vegetable and Herb/Spiced  
1st Dan Yowell 20.2 Herb- or Spice-Flavored
2nd Baird Reimer 20.1 Fruit- or Vegetable-Flavored
3rd None Awarded

Class 21 Specialty Beer - Smoked, Experimental, Historical, and Other  
1st Bill Krouss 21.1 Rauch (Smoke-Falvored)
2nd None Awarded
3rd None Awarded

Class 22 Mead and Sake  
1st Richard A. Simmons 22.5 Mead, Other
2nd Bruce Brode 22.2 Melomel
3rd Bruce Brode 22.2 Melomel
Honorable Mention Todd Etzel 22.1 Traditional Mead

Class 23 Cider  
1st Fred Drewe 23.1 Standard Cider & Perry
2nd Kevin S. Barry 23.1 Standard Cider and Perry
3rd None Awarded

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