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2007 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 and second largest yet. We had over 350 entries and to those who placed, congratulations. We hope to see everyone next year for the 2008 Mayfaire!
-- Martin Carman, John Aitchison, Competition Organizers

Best of Show
(Winner of the Hashiell Dammet Bird for a 3rd Time)
Jamil Zainasheff - Traditional Bock
Best of Show - 1st Runner Up
Jamil Zainasheff - Scottish Export
Best of Show - 2nd Runner Up
Mike McDole - IPA

Class 1 American Pale and Dark Lager  
1st - George Mahoney 1.1 American Pale Lager
2nd - Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa, Les Jones 1.2 American Pre-Prohibition Lager
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 1.4 American Dark Lager

Class 2 European Pale Lager  
1st - Norman Jufer 2.4 Dortmunder/Export
2nd - Virg Redman 2.1 Munich Helles
3rd - Mark Naaktegboren 2.3 North German Pils

Class 3 American Wheat Ale and American Cream Ale  
1st - Pete Morris 3.1 American Wheat Ale
2nd - Mike McDole 3.1 American Wheat Ale
3rd - Erik Beer 3.3 American Cream Ale

Class 4 English Bitter Ale and Pale Ale  
1st - Scott Wyse 4.3 Strong Bitter and ESB
2nd - Jamil Zainashef 4.2 Special or Best Bitter
3rd - Diane Van Wagner 4.1 Ordinary Bitter

Class 5 American Pale Ale  

Class 6 Scottish & Irish Ales  
1st - Jamil Zainasheff 6.3 Export
2nd - Jamil Zainasheff 6.5 Wee Heavy
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 6.1 Scottish Light

Class 7 India Pale Ale  
1st - Mike McDole 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale
2nd - Christopher Campbell 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale
3rd - Bob Kaisaki 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale

Class 8 European Ale  
1st - Norman Jufer 8.2 Altbier
2nd - Michael Mraz 8.3 Biere de Garde
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 8.1 Kolsch

Class 9 Amber and Dark Lager  
1st - Mike McDole 9.2 Marzen/Oktoberfest
2nd - Gregory Robles 9.5 Schwarzbier
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 9.4 Munich Dunkel

Class 10 American West Coast Beers  
1st - Mike McDole 10.1 West Coast Extra Pale Ale
2nd - David Uhl 10.4 Imperial Pilsner
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 10.2 California Common Beer

Class 11 Brown Ale  
1st - Mike McDole 11.5 American Brown Ale
2nd - Virg Redman 11.1 Mild Ale
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 11.3 Southern English Brown Ale

Class 12 Strong Ale and Old Ale  
1st - Bud Tourville 12.3 American Style Strong Ale
2nd - Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa, Les Jones 12.3 American Style Strong Ale
3rd - Mike McDole 12.1 Old Ale

Class 13 Double IPA and Barleywine  
1st - Jamil Zainasheff 13.2 Double ("Imperial") India Pale Ale
2nd - Carl Townsend 13.4 American-Style Barleywine
3rd - Mike McDole 13.2 Double ("Imperial") India Pale Ale

Class 14 Northern European Strong Beers  
1st - Bruce Brode, Brian Vessa, Les Jones 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout
2nd - Bud Tourville 14.2 Baltic Porter
3rd - John Aitchison, John Rasmussen, Jeremy Kidder 14.2 Baltic Porter
3rd - Bud Tourville 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout

Class 15 Bock  
1st - Jamil Zainasheff 15.2 Traditional Bock
2nd - Bud Tourville 15.4 Doppelbock
3rd - Bud Tourville 15.2 Traditional Bock

Class 16 Porter  
1st - Virg Redman 16.1 English-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 - Enrique Piceno, Jr 17.1 Irish Dry Draught Stout
2nd - Rick Burnside 17.2 English Sweet Cream or Milk Stout
3rd - Todd Peterson 17.1 Irish Dry Draught Stout

Class 18 Extra, Export, Foreign-Style, and American Stout  
1st - Virg Redman 18.3 Foreign-Style Stout
2nd - Christopher Campbell 18.4 American Style Stout
3rd - Todd Peterson 18.1 Extra (Dry Irish) Stout

Class 19 German Wheat Beer  
1st - John Aitchison, Jeremy Kidder 19.6 Weizenbock
2nd - Henry Hofmann, Rick Kinkel 19.1 Bavarian Krystal Weizen
3rd - Jamil Zainasheff 19.3 Bavarian Dunkelweizen

Class 20 Belgian-Style Abbey Ale  

Class 21 Belgian-Style Strong Ale  
1st - Mike McDole 21.1 Belgian-Style Strong Golden Ale
2nd - David Lasdon 21.2 Belgian-Style Strong Dark Ale
3rd - Michael Mraz 21.1 Belgian-Style Strong Golden Ale

Class 22 Belgian-Style Specialty Ale  
1st - Bob Kunz 22.3 Saison (Spring/Summer)
2nd - Craig Corley 22.6 Belgian Style Speciality Ale, Other
3rd - Craig Corley 22.3 Saison (Spring/Summer)

Class 23 Belgian-Style Sour Ale  

Class 24 Specialty Beer - Fruit/Vegetable and Herb/Spiced  
1st - Craig Shapland 24.2 Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer (Cocoa Nibs and Vanilla Beans / Robust Porter)
2nd - Mike McDole 24.1 Fruit- and/or Vegetable-Flavored Beer (Peach Dortmunder Export)
3rd - Scott Wyse 24.1 Fruit- and/or Vegetable-Flavored Beer (Molasses, Five spice, Pumpkin - Brown Ale)

Class 25 Specialty Beer - Smoked, Experimental, Historical, and Other  
1st - Drew Beechum 25.4 Smoke Beers, Other (Alderwood Smoked Mild)
2nd - Bud Tourville 25.2 Specialty Beer, Other (Bourbon Oak Barleywine)
3rd - George Mahoney 25.2 Specialty Beer, Other (Malted Rye IPA)

Class 26 Mead  
1st - Drew Beechum 26.2 Varietal Honey Traditional Mead (Tupelo)
2nd - Jay Ankeney 26.5 Melomel (Blueberry)
2nd - Rich Schmittdiel 26.5 Melomel (Cranberry)

Class 27 Cider  
1st - Jamil Zainasheff 27.3 Specialty Cider and Perry (Peaches)
2nd - Not Awarded
3rd - Not Awarded

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