The James River HomeBrewers Announce:
The 26th Annual Dominion Cup
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26th Annual Dominion Cup
8/10/2019

702 Entries
 

Best of Show

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Knocked the Fork out
2 Ken Hilton (Down East Alers) 28C: Wild Specialty Beer Black Cherry Jamaican Bitters
3 Ken Hilton (Down East Alers) 31B: Alternative Sugar Beer Maple Black Walnut Dark Strong

Best of Show - Cider and Mead

WinnerAdditional Information
Matthew Carroll, Matt Grasso Caught in the Rain (Melomel)

Plato Award

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William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 17 Plato Points Plus BOS (tiebreak)

Brewers Choice - Trapezium

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William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer (Knocked the Fork out)

Brewers Choice - Ardent

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Karl Helmstetter, Jeff Shane (CAMRA (Charlottesville Area Masters of Real Ale)) One and a Half Sheets (Schwartzbier)

Brewers Choice - 3 Notchd

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William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) Cream of the Crop (Irish Stout)

Brewers Choice - Midnight

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Joel Masters (Palmetto State Brewers) Dangerous Oktoberfest 2018

Brewers Choice - Castleburg

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Jonathan Stone, Gregory Ramirez (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers) Saison

Brewers Choice - Kindred Spirit

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Bryce Carter, Carter Bundy, Claire Bundy (JRHB) Silky Sheets (American IPA)

Brewers Choice - Mollys

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Charles Williams, Chris Theobald (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers) More Cowbell (Cream Ale)

Brewers Choice - Bingo

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Metts Potter (Battleground Brewers Guild) Little Buddy (American Lager)

Brewers Choice - Vasen

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Gregory Maciejewski Belgie Boop (Belgian Pale Ale)

Brewers Choice - Final Gravity

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Brian Gallup (Palmetto State Brewers) Striptease Limbo Workout (Imp Stout)

Table 01: Light Lagers
30 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Metts Potter (Battleground Brewers Guild) 04A: Munich Helles Hot Schnitzel
2 Zachary Zellner (James River HomeBrewers) 04A: Munich Helles Just Beer
3 Metts Potter (Battleground Brewers Guild) 01B: American Lager Little Buddy

Table 02: Pilsners
18 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Tim Gerbracht (GRiST) 03B: Czech Premium Pale Lager Saazerkadoo
2 Stephen Boyajian (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers (DOH)) 03B: Czech Premium Pale Lager Arai-Gor-Dai
3 Metts Potter (Battleground Brewers Guild) 05D: German Pils Cuz Big Dan Said So

Table 03: Amber Lagers
23 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Joel Masters (Palmetto State Brewers) 06A: Marzen Dangerous Oktoberfest 2018
2 Bryce Carter, Carter Bundy, Claire Bundy (JRHB) 02B: International Amber Lager Chugalug
3 John Van Itallie, Lloyd OHara (JRHB) 06A: Marzen Taking Tiger Marzen

Table 04: Dark Hybrids Lagers and Bocks
32 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 John Smith (CASK) 09B: Eisbock Eisbock
2 Karl Helmstetter, Jeff Shane (CAMRA (Charlottesville Area Masters of Real Ale)) 08B: Schwartzbier One and a Half Sheets
3 Wells Johnson (Palmetto State Brewers) 02C: International Dark Lager Edisto
HM Joel Masters (Palmetto State Brewers) 09B: Eisbock Ice-o-lator 2019

Table 05: Light Ales
28 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Charles Williams, Chris Theobald (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers) 01C: Cream Ale More Cowbell!
2 Steve White 18A: Blonde Ale The Cold Blonde
3 David Byer (MALT (Asheville)) 01C: Cream Ale Quote Unquote

Table 06: English Pales and Browns
21 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 David Byer (MALT (Asheville)) 13A: Dark Mild Fargo
2 Brad Schuler (Wort City Brewers) 11C: Strong Bitter ESB
3 Stephen Boyajian (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers (DOH)) 13A: Dark Mild Mild Mannered

Table 07: American Pale Ales
27 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Jeremy Springall (DC Homebrewers) 18B: American Pale Ale Soapbox Racer
2 Don Jacobs, Joel Morris, Don Jacobs (JRHB) 18B: American Pale Ale Just the sip
3 Michael Foderaro (BBG) 18B: American Pale Ale Bottom Feeder Pale Ale

Table 08: American Amber and Brown
21 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Kyle Tomek 19B: California Common Lost at Sea
2 Timothy Bauer (James River HomeBrewers) 19C: American Brown Ale Rob's Beer
3 Joshua Emrick (GRiST) 19B: California Common Anchors Away

Table 09: Stouts
41 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 William Spiesberger, John Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 20C: Imperial Stout JWS Lite
2 Stephen Boyajian (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers (DOH)) 16A: Sweet Stout Welcome to Clark County
3 Brian Gallup (Palmetto State Brewers) 20C: Imperial Stout Striptease Limbo Workout

Table 10: Imperial and Special IPAs
44 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Thomas Bowen (Palmetto State Brewers) 21B: Specialty IPA Little Juice Coupe
2 Brian Ruswinkle, Jimmy Noble 21B: Specialty IPA Key Lime Milkshake IPA
3 Brad Schuler (Wort City Brewers) 21B: Specialty IPA Burt IPA #4

Table 11: American IPA
25 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Bryce Carter, Carter Bundy, Claire Bundy (JRHB) 21A: American IPA Silky Sheets
2 Jamieson Vollbrecht (Wort City Brewers) 21A: American IPA One I Monster
3 William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 21A: American IPA What you Want?

Table 12: Wheat Beers
25 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Holly Mulder 10C: Weizenbock Bock in the USA
2 Gregory Maciejewski 10C: Weizenbock I Weizenbock There
3 Jamey Barlow (Carolina Brewmasters) 10C: Weizenbock Muriel

Table 13: Saison
28 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Jonathan Stone, Gregory Ramirez (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers) 25B: Saison Saison
2 Jeremy Buddemeier (Savannah Brewers League) 25B: Saison Sand Gnat's Delight
3 Mike Hogan (PSB) 25B: Saison Unearthed
HM BJ Wilkinson 25B: Saison Saison

Table 14: Belgian and French
16 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Gregory Maciejewski 24B: Belgian Pale Ale Belgie Boop
2 Tom Beach (Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers) 24A: Witbier At Wits End
3 Brad Schuler (Wort City Brewers) 25A: Belgian Blond Ale Belgian Blond

Table 15: European Sour Ale
17 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Timothy Rouse, Seven City Brewers Sour Barrel Program (Seven City Brewers) 23B: Flanders Red Ale Dark Sour V1.0
2 Jamey Barlow (Carolina Brewmasters) 23D: Lambic Sing Into My Mouth
3 David Byer, Justin Breitzke (MALT (Asheville)) 23E: Gueze I'm Sticking With You

Table 16: Belgian Strong Ale
24 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 David Byer (MALT (Asheville)) 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Goodbye Sober Day
2 David Byer (MALT (Asheville)) 25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale Seitan
3 John Fulton 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Quad

Table 17: Strong Ale
26 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Chris Hass (PSB) 17D: English Barleywine The Crag
2 Mike Hogan (PSB) 17C: Wee Heavy Muckle Bastart
3 Patrick Taylor (CASK) 17B: Old Ale Pats Old Ale

Table 18: Fruit Beer
43 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Gary Layton (Stafford Brewers Club) 29A: Fruit Beer Berrylicious
2 Jay Brantley 29A: Fruit Beer This Beer Is Making Me Awesome
3 JEREMIAH BAER 29B: Fruit and Spice Beer Hibiscus Tangeraison

Table 19: Spice Herb Vegetable
30 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Brian Gallup (Palmetto State Brewers) 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Lemongrass Gose
2 Bill Robbins 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Xocobraxas
3 Art Tucker (CABREW) 30C: Winter Seasonal Beer Charles Dickens

Table 20: Wood and Smoke
37 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Knocked the Fork out
2 Josh Evans 32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer No Philosopher's in Alaska, Again.
3 Fred Baker, Seven City Barrel Brewers (Seven City Brewers) 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Bourbon Barreled Wooded Aged Strong Dark Ale

Table 21: Porters
15 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Lee Kexel (Brewtherville Labs) 09C: Baltic Porter B Porter
2 George Kaufmann, Jennifer Kaufmann (Morningwood Brewing) 20A: American Porter Im Cuckoo for Coco Porter
3 Michael Duarte 20A: American Porter Prt Porter

Table 22: Historic and Experimental
26 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Ken Hilton (Down East Alers) 31B: Alternative Sugar Beer Maple Black Walnut Dark Strong
2 Tim Gerbracht (GRiST) 34B: Mixed Style Beer Kiwi Nectar
3 Stephen Boyajian, Ian Williams, Dan Taubken (Downright Obsessed Homebrewers (DOH)) 27A: Historical Beer Parental Guidance

Table 23: Irish and Scottish
26 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 William Spiesberger (James River HomeBrewers) 15B: Irish Stout Cream of the Crop
2 John Biola (Appalachian Brew Club) 14A: Scottish Light Skinny Bastard
3 Chris Boop 15A: Irish Red Ale Irish Red

Table 24: American Wild
18 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Ken Hilton (Down East Alers) 28C: Wild Specialty Beer Black Cherry Jamaican Bitters
2 Andrew Weaver (Lift A Leg Homemade Beer) 28C: Wild Specialty Beer Wild Raz Ass Juice
3 Jamey Barlow (Carolina Brewmasters) 28C: Wild Specialty Beer Kalopsia

Table 25: Ciders
21 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Steven Jones (Down East Alers) C1D: New World Perry the perry brothers
2 Elizabeth Weidner (DEA) C1A: New World Cider Lucky Girl Cider
3 Steven Jones (Down East Alers) C2E: Cider with Herbs / Spices its not what you think...

Table 26: Meads - Non-Fruited Mostly
18 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Matthew Carroll, Matt Grasso M4C: Experimental Mead No Crust
2 Matthew Carroll, Matt Grasso M4C: Experimental Mead Marshmallow Spanspek
3 John Van Itallie (JRHB) M1A: Dry Mead Mead

Table 27: Fruited Meads
22 Entries

PlaceBrewer(s)CategoryBeer Name
1 Matthew Carroll, Matt Grasso M2E: Melomel Caught in the Rain
2 Matthew Carroll, Matt Grasso M2E: Melomel Limnanthes Musa Flambe
3 Todd Holbrook (Wort City Brewers) M2E: Melomel Just Peachy