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2009 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 massively successful. We had over 294 entries and to those who placed, congratulations. We hope to see everyone next year for the 2010 Mayfaire! Score sheets will be emailed to entrants shortly and Best of Show annoucements when available.
-- Martin Carman, Aaron Selzer, Competition Organizers

Best of Show
Steve Kirby - Kolsch
Best of Show - 1st Runner Up
Larry Nadeau - American Pale Ale
Best of Show - 2nd Runner Up
Mike Mraz - Mild

Class 1 American Pale and Dark Lager  
1st - Kurt Anderson, Viki Anderson (Maltose Falcons) 1.1 American Pale Lager
2nd - Karsen Luthi (Long Beach Homebrewers) 1.2 - American Pre-Prohibition Lager
3rd - Julian Shrago (Long Beach Homebrewers) 1.1 - American Pale Lager

Class 2 European Pale Lager  
1st - Michael Mraz (DOZE) 2.1 - Munich Helles
2nd - Norman Jufer (I.E.B.) 2.3 - North German Pils
3rd - Gregory Robles (Mad Zymurgists - The Brewing Network) 2.3 North German Pils

Class 3 American Wheat Ale and American Cream Ale  
1st - Doug Ecker (Ventura Independent Beer Enthusiasts) 3.3 - American Cream Ale
2nd - Enrique Piceno (Long Beach Homebrewers) 3.3 American Cream Ale
3rd - Kent Fletcher (Maltose Falcons) 3.1 American Wheat Ale

Class 4 English Bitter Ale and Pale Ale  
1st - Michael Mraz (DOZE) 4.3 - Strong Bitter and ESB
2nd - Aaron Selzer (Maltose Falcons) 4.3 Strong Bitter and ESB
3rd - Diane Van Wagner (Maltose Falcons) 4.1 - English Ordinary Bitter

Class 5 American Pale Ale  
1st - Larry Nadeau (Fear No Beer) 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale
2nd - Larry Konis (Maltose Falcons) 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale
3rd - Michael Mraz (DOZE) 5.1 American-Style Pale Ale

Class 6 Scottish & Irish Ales  
1st - Norman Jufer (Inland Empire Brewers) 6.4 - Irish Red Ale
2nd - Brian Schroepfer (Fear No Beer) 6.5 - Wee Heavy
3rd - Eric Moreau, Christopher Briles, Scott Stonberg (Pacific Gravity) 6.5 Wee Heavy

Class 7 India Pale Ale  
1st - Steve Kirby (The Brewing Network) 7.2 - American-Style India Pale Ale
2nd - Jeff Koehler (Pacific Gravity) 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale
3rd - James Buck Bardeen 7.2 American-Style India Pale Ale

Class 8 European Ale  
1st - Steve Kirby (The Brewing Network) 8.1 Kolsch
2nd - Steve Kirby (The Brewing Network) 8.2 - Altbier
3rd - Erick Garcia (Maltose Falcons) 8.3 - Biere de Garde (French Country Ale)

Class 9 Amber and Dark Lager  
1st - Steve Kirby (The Brewing Network) 9.4 Munich Dunkel
2nd - Matthew Bourbeau (Maltose Falcons) 9.5 Schwarzbier
3rd - Matthew Bourbeau (Maltose Falcons) 9.2 - Marzen/Oktoberfest

Class 10 American West Coast Beers  
1st - Jonathan Porter (Pacific Gravity) 10.1 West Coast Extra Pale Ale
2nd - Enrique Piceno (Long Beach Homebrewers) 10.3 American Red/Amber Ale< /td>
3rd - Doug Ecker (Ventura Independent Beer Enthusiasts) 10.1 - West Coast Extra Pale Ale

Class 11 Brown Ale  
1st - Michael Mraz (DOZE) 11.1 - Mild Ale
2nd - Mike McDole (DOZE) 11.5 American-Style Brown Ale
3rd - Lee Bakofsky (Pacific Gravity) 11.5 - American Brown Ale

Class 12 Strong Ale and Old Ale  
1st - Rick Reineman (Brew Angels) 12.1 Old Ale
2nd - Diane Van Wagner (Maltose Falcons) 12.3 - American Style Strong Ale

Class 13 Double IPA and Barleywine  
An error occurred in the judging of this class. No results will be available. All entrants in this category will be contacted.

Class 14 Northern European Strong Beers  
1st - Norman Jufer (Inland Empire Brewers) 14.2 - Baltic Porter
2nd - Kevin Grizard (Maltose Falcons) 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout
3rd - Julian Shrago (LB Homebrewers) 14.3 Imperial ("Russian") Stout

Class 15 Bock  
2nd - Julian Shrago (Long Beach Homebrewers) 15.1 - Maibock and Helles (Pale) Bock
3rd - Michael Frenn (Hangtown Association of Zymurgy Enthusiasts) 15.4 Doppelbock

Class 16 Porter  
1st - Jeff Koehler (Pacific Gravity) 16.1 English-Style Porter
2nd - Steve Kirby (The Brewing Network) 16.1 English-Style Porter
3rd - Joseph Nascenzi, Matt Enegren, Chris Enegren (Pacific Gravity) 16.2 American-Style Porter

Class 17 Irish Draught Stout and English Cream/Milk Stout  
1st - Zachariah Bradshaw (Pacific Gravity) 17.1 Irish Dry Draught Stout

Class 18 Extra, Export, Foreign-Style, and American Stout  
1st - Chad Atwood 18.2 - Export and Oatmeal (Sweet English) Stout
2nd - Jonathan Porter (Pacific Gravity) 18.2 - Export and Oatmeal (Sweet English) Stout
3rd - Steve Kirby (The Brewing Network) 18.3 - Foreign-Style Stout

Class 19 German Wheat Beer  
1st - Chris Simental (Pacific Gravity) 19.6 - Weizenbock
2nd - Matthew Bourbeau (Maltose Falcons) 19.2 Bavarian Hefeweizen
3rd - Enrique Piceno, Jr (LB Homebrewers) 19.3 - Bavarian Dunkelweizen

Class 20 Belgian-Style Abbey Ale  
1st - Mike McDole (DOZE) 20.1 - Abbey Dubbel (Double) Ale
2nd - Craig Corley (Pacific Gravity) 20.3 - Abbey Ale, Other
3rd - Michael Mraz (DOZE) 20.3 - Abbey Ale, Other

Class 21 Belgian-Style Strong Ale  
1st - Karsen Luthi (Long Beach Homebrewers) 21.2 - Belgian-Style Strong Dark Ale
2nd - Mike McDole (D.O.Z.E.) 21.1 Belgian-Style Strong Golden Ale
3rd - Chris Simental (Pacific Gravity) 21.2 - Belgian-Style Strong Dark Ale

Class 22 Belgian-Style Specialty Ale  
1st - Jeff Koehler (Pacific Gravity) 22.6 - Belgian-Style Specialty Ale, Other
2nd - Herb Adams (Crown of the Valley Brewing Club) 22.3 - Saison (Spring/Summer)
3rd - Craig Corley (Pacific Gravity) 22.3 - Saison (Spring/Summer)

Class 23 Belgian-Style Sour Ale  
1st - Mike Mraz (DOZE) 23.1 Gueuze/Geuze-Style Ale
2nd - John Aitchison (Maltose Falcons) 23.2 - Fruit-Flavored Lambic-Style Ale and Faro

Class 24 Specialty Beer - Fruit/Vegetable and Herb/Spiced  
1st - Jonathan Porter (Pacific Gravity) 24.2 - Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer (Chipotle Pepper Imperial Stout)
2nd - Donny Hummell 24.2 Herb-Flavored Beer (Spiced Barleywine)
3rd - Skipp Shelly (Maltose Falcons) 24.2 - Herb- and/or Spice-Flavored Beer (Chocolate Oatmeal Stout)

Class 25 Specialty Beer - Smoked, Experimental, Historical, and Other  
1st - Julian Shrago (Long Beach Homebrewers) 25.2 Specialty Beer, Other (Bourbon Oak Barleywine)
2nd - Richard Webster (Maltose Falcons) 25.4 - Smoke Beers, Other (Bourbon Smoked Rauchbier)
3rd - Henry Hoffman (Maltose Falcons) 25.2 Specialty Beer, Other (Bourbon Oak Porter)

Class 26 Mead  
1st - Jay Ankeney (Strand Brewers) 26.5 - Melomel
2nd - Bruce Brode (Maltose Falcons) 26.5 Melomel (Date)
3rd - Cullen Davis (Maltose Falcons) 26.3 - Cyser

Class 27 Cider  
2nd - Karsen Luthi (Long Beach Homebrewers) 27.2 New England Cider

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