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2006 Mayfaire Regional Homebrew Competition
(AHA and BJCP Sanctioned)
Sponsored by The Maltose Falcons Homebrewing Society

Thanks to everyone who joined us in making this year's competition one our smoothest yet. We had over 267 entries and to those who placed, congratulations. We hope to see everyone next year for the 2007 Mayfaire!
-- Steve Cook, Competition Organizer
-- Martin Carman, Judging Director
Best of Show
(Winner of the Hashiell Dammet Bird)
Mike McDole - Double ("Imperial") IPA
Best of Show - 1st Runner Up
Bob Tower - Bavarian Hefeweizen
Best of Show - 2nd Runner Up
Bud Tourville - American Stout

Class 1 American Pale and Dark Lager  
1st - Jonathan Plise 1.3 American Red Lager
2nd - Jonathan Plise 1.2 American Pre-Prohibition Lager
3rd - Rick Burnside 1.1 American Pale Lager

Class 2 European Pale Lager  
1st - Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa, Tom Hamilton 2.4 Dortmunder/Export
2nd - Jonathan Plise 2.2 Bohemian Pilsner
3rd - Mike McDole 2.1 Munich Helles

Class 3 American Wheat Ale and American Cream Ale  
1st - Mike Riddle 3.3 American Cream Ale
2nd - Virg Redman 3.3 American Cream Ale
3rd - Greg Beron 3.3 American Cream Ale

Class 4 English Bitter Ale and Pale Ale  
1st - Mike Riddle 4.3 Special or Best Bitter
2nd - Mike Riddle 4.4 English Pale Ale
3rd - Carl Townsend 4.4 English Pale Ale

Class 5 American Pale Ale  
1st - Kyle Larsen 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale
2nd - Richard Schmittdiel 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale
3rd - Brian Miller, Chris Plummer 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale

Class 6 Scottish Ales  
1st - Jonathan Plise 6.4 Wee Heavy
2nd - John Aitchison 6.4 Wee Heavy
3rd - John Aitchison 6.2 Heavy

Class 7 India Pale Ale  
1st - Jere Cox 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale
2nd - Dean Dunivan 7.1 English-Style India Pale Ale
3rd - David Welch 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale

Class 8 European Ale  
1st - George Mahoney 8.3 Biere de Garde
2nd - Craig Corley 8.2 Altbier
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 9 Amber and Dark Lager  
1st - Virg Redman 9.4 Munich Dunkel
2nd - James Hibling 9.2 Marzen/Oktoberfest
3rd - Todd Peterson 9.5 Schwarzbier
3rd - Jonathan Plise 9.2 Marzen/Oktoberfest

Class 10 American West Coast Beers  
1st - Craig Shapland 10.3 Amercian Red/Amber Ale
2nd - Dean Dunivan 10.3 American Red/Amber Ale
3rd - Robert Tower 10.2 California Common Beer

Class 11 Brown Ale  
1st - Mike Riddle 11.5 American Brown Ale
2nd - Drew Beechum 11.1 Mild Ale
3rd - Mike McDole 11.5 American Brown Ale

Class 12 Strong Ale and Old Ale  
1st - Craig Shapland 12.1 Old Ale
2nd - Jonathan Plise 12.1 Old Ale
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 13 Double IPA and Barleywine  
1st - Mike McDole 13.1 Double ("Imperial") India Pale Ale
2nd - Todd Peterson 13.2 English-Style Barleywine
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 14 Northern European Strong Beers  
1st - Bud Tourville 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout
2nd - Mike Riddle 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout
3rd - John Aitchison, John Rasmussen 14.1 Adambier
3rd - Virg Redman 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout

Class 15 Bock  
1st - Craig Shapland 15.4 Doppelbock
2nd - John Aitchison, John Rasmussen 15.1 Maibock and Helles (Pale) Bock
3rd - Dean Dunivan 15.1 Maibock and Helles (Pale) Bock

Class 16 Porter  
1st - Jonathan Plise 16.2 American-Style Porter
2nd - Mike McDole 16.2 American-Style Porter
3rd - Virg Redman 16.2 American-Style Porter

Class 17 Irish Draught Stout and English Cream/Milk Stout  
1st - Not Awarded
2nd - Not Awarded
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 18 Extra, Export, Foreign-Style, and American Stout  
1st - Bud Tourville 18.4 American-Style Stout
2nd - Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa, Les Jones 18.4 American Style Stout
3rd - Gary Fields 18.2 Export and Oatmeal (Sweet English) Stout

Class 19 German Wheat Beer  
1st - Robert Tower 19.2 Bavarian Hefeweizen
2nd - Steve Cook 19.2 Bavarian Hefeweizen
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 20 Belgian-Style Abbey Ale  
1st - Jonathan Plise 20.3 Abbey Ale, Other
2nd - James Hibling 20.2 Abbey Tripel (Triple) Ale
3rd - Virg Redman 20.1 Abbey Dubbel (Double) Ale

Class 21 Belgian-Style Strong Ale  
1st - James Hibling, Mark Andersen 21.1 Belgian-Style Strong Golden Ale
2nd - David Lasdon 21.2 Belgian-Style Strong Dark Ale
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 22 Belgian-Style Specialty Ale  
1st - Craig Corley 22.4 Belgian-Style Specialty Ale, Other
2nd - John Aitchison, Ken Rhude, Richard Webster 22.3 Saison (Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter)
3rd - Craig Corley 22.2 Belgian-Style Pale Ale

Class 23 Belgian-Style Sour Ale  
1st - John Aitchison 23.1 Straight (Unblended) Lambic-Style Ale
2nd - Not Awarded
3rd - Not Awarded

Class 24 Specialty Beer - Fruit/Vegetable and Herb/Spiced  
1st - David Lieberthal 24.2 Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer
2nd - Jeremy Raub 24.2 Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer
3rd - Steve Raub 24.2 Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer

Class 25 Specialty Beer - Smoked, Experimental, Historical, and Other  
1st - Neal Gauger 25.3 Bavarian Rauch (smoke-flavored)
2nd - Jonathan Plise 25.1 Historical Beer
3rd - Richard Schmittdiel, Jim & Jimmy Alden 25.1 Historical Beer

Class 26 Mead  
3rd - James Hibling 26.3 Cyser
2nd - Bud Tourville 26.5 Melomel
2nd - Drew Beechum 26.2 Varietal Honey Traditional Mead

Class 27 Cider  
1st - Mike Riddle 27.1 Standard Cider and Perry
2nd - Jonny Lieberman, Nick Salerno 27.1 Standard Cider and Perry
3rd - James Hibling 27.3 New England-Style Cider

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