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2005 Doug King Memorial Lager and Specialty Beer Competition
(AHA and BJCP Sanctioned)
Sponsored by The Maltose Falcons Homebrewing Society

   In our second year of running this competition, we've spread our wings a little bit further. Entries came in from as far as Michigan. Beers ranged from the classic Dougweiser to beers filled with cucumbers and strange spiced brews. Thanks to everyone involved in the competition. These beers reached out and captured the spirit of inventive brewing that powered Doug.

-- Drew
Best of Show
Craig Wickham - Imperial Stout with Cocoa
Best of Show - 1st Runner Up
Todd Peterson - Wassail w/ Cinnamon, Allspice, Juniper, Cloves, Star Anise, Ginger, Nutmeg, Grains of Paradise, Vanilla Bean, Bitter Orange Peel
Best of Show - 2nd Runner Up
Tom Wolf, Rick Burnside - Dougweiser



Class 1,2,9,14 Lagers  
 
1st - Tom Wolf, Rick Burnside 1.1 American Pale Lager
 
2nd - Todd Peterson 2.2 Dortmunder Export
 
3rd - Todd Peterson 9.1 Vienna Lager

Class 24 Specialty - Vegetable/Fruit/Herb/Spice***  
 
1st - Todd Peterson 24.2 Specialty - Herb/Spice - Wassail w/ Cinnamon, Allspice, Juniper, Cloves, Star Anise, Ginger, Nutmeg, Grains of Paradise, Vanilla Bean, Bitter Orange Peel
 
2nd - Craig Wickham 24.2 Herb/Spice - Chocolate Imperial Stout
 
3rd - Craig Wickham 24.1 Fruit/Vegetable - Imperial Stout with Black Berries and Cocoa.

Class 25 Specialty Historical/Experimental  
 
1st - Gregg Van Citters 25.1 Historical Beer - Haarlam Double Oat Bier (50% Malted Oats)
 
2nd - Craig Wickham 25.2 Specialty, Other - Low Gravity Kolsch w/ Rye Malt
 
3rd - David Uhl 25.2 Specialty, Other - Rye Wine with 50% Rye and 25% Malted Wheat

*** Due to the size of Class 24, before the judging commenced it was decided to promote two beers to the Best of Show round. Hence, the unusual result of a second place beer taking the Best of Show.

Want to make your own beer at home? Get started on the right foot. Check out the Falcon's sponsoring shop, The Home Beer, Wine, Cheesemaking Shop. John Daume, proprietor, has been serving the home brewing and winemaking needs of Angelenos since 1972, over 30 years! (Falcon Members receive a 10% discount on supplies)
Looking for older Falcons' information?, The Westval Maltose Falcons Webpage (Locally cached) (The Original Falcon's Roost, prior to 1999)
Looking for a home wine making club in the Los Angeles area? Check out our sister club, The Cellarmasters, over 30 and still stomping grapes.