SA Brewing Club (SABC) Summer and Winter Competition 2020 results

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SABC judged both our annual competitions with the second, Winter, being held on July 12. The categories (BJCP) were open.

Best Brewer: Wolfgang Trenkler

1st Gary Waters Belguims are a bit funky 23B: Flanders Red Ale
2nd Joel Gaskin The Rookie 11A: Ordinary Bitter SABC
3rd Chris Kerr Biere de Darke 24C: Biere de Garde

1st Joel Gaskin Scallywags Demise 18B: American Pale Ale SABC
2nd Adrian Reich Dr Keneth Noisewater 18B: American Pale Ale
3rd Ryan Campbell Columtennial Pale Ale 18B: American Pale Ale

1st Chris Marciniak The Runaway Black IPA 20A: American Porter
2nd Brenton Schoemaker B.A. 13B: English Brown Ale
3rd Gavin Pennell All Aboard 20A: American Porter

1st Wolfgang Trenkler Bock 6C: Dunkels Bock
2nd Brendan Macey No Thrills 3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
3rd Thomas Michl Red Dog 9C: Baltic Porter

1st Nicky Thomas: Oatmeal Stout
2nd Leon van der Linden: Foreign Extra Stout
3rd Bjorn Elix Co-Brewer: Daniel Johnson: Imperial Stout

1st Luke O'Brien, Co-Brewer: Ryan Campbell & Shane Warren NEIPA
2nd Giles Hussey Giles: Black IPA
3rd Lachlan Johnson Hazei: New England IPA

Specialty (6 entries)
1st Luke Beard maximum stupid: hazelnut 34C: Experimental Beer
2nd Lachlan Johnson Pinage 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vege Beer
3rd Ali Holden Spontaneity No.15 34B: Mixed-Style Beer

Summer Competition 2020

We also managed to judge our annual summer competition in March as the COVID lockdown started. It wasn't as public as usual and medals were only awarded to the theme category of Belgians.

Cat 21 Belgian IPA

1 st place. Brendan Macey
2nd place. Gavin Pennell
3rd place. Ali Holden

Cat 24 Belgian Ale

1st place. Gerard Flynn
2nd place. Luke O’brien
3rd place. Christopher Kerr

Cat. 25. Strong Belgian Ale

1st place Sam Wallwork
2nd place. Luke Beard
3rd place. Nick McAuley

Cat 26 Trappist Ale

1 st place. Ben Krauth
2 nd place. Gus Kingston
3 rd place. Nick McAuley

Overall champion scores

1st place 44 points. Gerard Flynn
2nd place. 43.25. Points Ben Krauth
3rd place. 43 points. Luke O’Brien