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Thanks to all who participated in the Peach State Brew Off.

There were 453 entries judged and 158 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarl LaytonSourvignon Blanc23D: Lambic
2ndHeath JohnsSpartisan Barleywine17D: English Barleywine
3rdEvan ComeauxLady's Love29A: Fruit BeerBluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs
HMJarrett Long
Co-Brewer: John Bates
Fat Guy Touchdown! 16C: Tropical StoutHorsemen of the Hopocalypse

Best of Show – Mead/Cider

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew MeadOde To H.O.D.M2E: MelomelMichigan Mead Coalition
2ndBill BoyerA Pearilous LibationC1E: Traditional PerryNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
3rdBenjamin DanielsYule PeachM3A: Fruit and Spice MeadKansas City Bier Meisters
HMBill BoyerSir Galahad the Pure - Tangerine/lemonM1A: Dry MeadNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys

Winning Entries

Table 1: American IPA (16 entries)

1stJay BrantleyAll American21A: American IPAPC Mashers
2ndAaron Szerlip
Co-Brewer: Randall Mcpherson
American IPA21A: American IPACovert Hops Society
3rdCharles WierI Will Survive21A: American IPACovert Hops Society

Table 2: NEIPA (15 entries)

1stAaron Szerlip
Co-Brewer: Randall Mcpherson
Hazy IPA21B7: New England IPA Covert Hops Society
2ndJohn Jacovetty
Co-Brewer: Judy Jacovetty
Hops On Pops21B7: New England IPA
3rdAdam FiddlerBodacious Af 21B7: New England IPA Chicken City Ale Raisers

Table 3: Wood Aged and Special Wood Aged (18 entries)

1stFrank T Mitchell
Co-Brewer: Ryan Pfannenstiel
When Doves Rye33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Beat-12 Brewing Co
2ndSteven OttoRoll Out the Barrel33A: Wood-Aged Beer M.A.S.H. Marietta Association of Schoolhouse Homebrewers
3rdRobert WaldenGleaners Dream33A: Wood-Aged Beer Chicken City Ale Raisers

Table 4: German Wheat Beers (7 entries)

1stMike RousseauWise Raccoon 210C: Weizenbock Lowcountry Libations
2ndGreg WegielEl Hefe10A: WeissbierCircle City Zymurgy
3rdLúpulo Beer ClubLa Jefa10A: WeissbierLúpulo Beer Club

Table 5: British Strong, Old Ale, Wee Heavy (8 entries)

1stRobert WaldenGeein' It Laldy17C: Wee HeavyChicken City Ale Raisers
2ndJarrett Long
Co-Brewer: John Bates
Old Man Muppet Show17B: Old AleHorsemen of the Hopocalypse
3rdRyan HallHallstrong Ale17A: British Strong Ale256 Brewers

Table 6: English and American Barleywine, Strong Ale (8 entries)

1stHeath JohnsSpartisan Barleywine17D: English Barleywine
2ndEd KennedyWarm & Cozy17D: English BarleywineCovert Hops Society
3rdMichael Syrop
Co-Brewer: Ron Mitchell
London Grog17D: English BarleywineCovert Hops Society

Table 7: Trappist Single, Dubbel, Triple, British Dark Strong (15 entries)

1stPaul CahillAidan James26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleBarley Mob Brewers
2ndAlex KirkTripel Dubbel26B: Belgian DubbelCovert Hops Society
3rdBob RousePater Familia26A: Trappist SingleCovert Hops Society

Table 8: Dark Mild, English Brown, English Porter, Baltic Porter (16 entries)

1stBen SookyingBear Market Brown13B: English Brown AleCrown of the Valley Brewing Society
2ndJeremiah BaerRoar13A: Dark MildEast Side Brewers [IL]
3rdAlex KirkZeek Porter9C: Baltic PorterCovert Hops Society
HMAndre LovasDark Time Porter13C: English PorterM.A.S.H. Marietta Association of Schoolhouse Homebrewers

Table 9: Munich Helles, Festbier (10 entries)

1stRoss GerdonHeron Feisty Festbier4B: FestbierIredell Brewers United (IBU)
2ndPaul CahillBier At the Fest4B: FestbierBarley Mob Brewers
3rdGraham BarronFestivus For the Rest of Us4B: FestbierCovert Hops Society

Table 10: Kolsch, German Pils (11 entries)

1stScott ColeFiddy Tree5D: German PilsPC Mashers
2ndScott ColeUmlaut5B: KolschPC Mashers
3rdJay BrantleyTree Fiddy5D: German PilsPC Mashers

Table 11: Marzen, Dunkel Bock, Vienna Lager (10 entries)

1stBen SookyingHodl My Beer Bro7A: Vienna LagerCrown of the Valley Brewing Society
2ndJarrett Long
Co-Brewer: John Bates
Oh We Can Dunk!6C: Dunkels BockHorsemen of the Hopocalypse
3rdPhilip WhiteOktoberfest 20216A: Marzen
HMDavid RatcliffVl7A: Vienna LagerPC Mashers

Table 12: Cream Ale (10 entries)

1stMark HensonCream Ale1C: Cream Ale
2ndEvan ComeauxCream Jockey Ale1C: Cream AleBluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs
3rdTrevor SimonA Midsummer Night’s Cream Ale1C: Cream Ale
HMMike GallagherCovid Corn1C: Cream AleLowcountry Libations

Table 13: American Light Lager, American Lager, American Wheat (9 entries)

1stBill BoyerPurified Water1A: American Light LagerNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
2ndBen SookyingDuuuude!1B: American LagerCrown of the Valley Brewing Society
3rdJed LengerichBobsled1D: American Wheat BeerMASH Fort Wayne Homebrew Club

Table 14: International Pale, International Amber, International Lager (11 entries)

1stFritz SchanzStearman's International Amber Lager2B: International Amber LagerDenton County Homebrewers Guild
2ndJonathan LizenbyPale Lager2A: International Pale Lager256 Brewers
3rdMarcus Morelli
Co-Brewer: Eidos Brew Club
Stretched Coincidences2A: International Pale LagerEidos Brew Club

Table 15: Czech Lagers (9 entries)

1stDaniel AchesonVelmi Specialni Pivo3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndJoshua Lord
Co-Brewer: Eidos Brew Club
Depending On the Night3D: Czech Dark LagerEidos Brew Club
3rdJohn DriscollFat Finger - Czech Pils - Highway Salute3A: Czech Pale LagerMid-State Brew Crew

Table 16: Altbier, Munich Dunkel (9 entries)

1stJed LengerichUncle Dunkel8A: Munich DunkelMASH Fort Wayne Homebrew Club
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's Altbier7B: AltbierDenton County Homebrewers Guild
3rdJohn ColoeAltergeist7B: AltbierSaratoga Thoroughbrews

Table 17: Schwarzbier, Dopplebock (8 entries)

1stJay BrantleySittin On Dubs9A: Doppelbock PC Mashers
2ndMichael Syrop
Co-Brewer: Ron Mitchell
Dark Helmet8B: SchwarzbierCovert Hops Society
3rdJason FreemanStill Black8B: SchwarzbierSouth Side Barley Crushers

Table 18: Ordinary Bitter, Best Bitter, Australian Sparkling, English IPA (10 entries)

1stDaniel AchesonNot Your Bitter Mother In-Law11B: Best BitterUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndJonathan LizenbyVerdant IPA12C: English IPA256 Brewers
3rdJohn DriscollFat Finger - Ordinary Bitters - Pub Juice11A: Ordinary BitterMid-State Brew Crew

Table 19: Strong Bitter (10 entries)

1stJeremiah BaerEsbaer11C: Strong BitterEast Side Brewers [IL]
2ndMark HensonEsb11C: Strong Bitter
3rdJed LengerichTriple A11C: Strong BitterMASH Fort Wayne Homebrew Club
HMJames BlumEnglish Street11C: Strong BitterPC Mashers

Table 20: Scottish Light, Heavy, Export, Irish Red (11 entries)

1stSimon Izaguirre
Co-Brewer: Ciera Barrow
Simon's Red Ale15A: Irish Red Ale
2ndJames MayesScottish Ale14B: Scottish HeavyCovert Hops Society
3rdFritz SchanzStearman's Scottish Export14C: Scottish ExportDenton County Homebrewers Guild

Table 21: Irish Stout, Sweet Stout (13 entries)

1stEvan ComeauxAlabama Leprechaun15B: Irish StoutBluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs
2ndJarrett Long
Co-Brewer: John Bates
No Rain In Dublin 15B: Irish StoutHorsemen of the Hopocalypse
3rdSam HoopesSweet Sonya16A: Sweet StoutNinja Homebrewers

Table 22: Oatmeal, Tropical, Foreign Extra Stout (9 entries)

1stJarrett Long
Co-Brewer: John Bates
Fat Guy Touchdown! 16C: Tropical StoutHorsemen of the Hopocalypse
2ndGreg WegielDammit Chris16B: Oatmeal StoutCircle City Zymurgy
3rdChristopher RentschlerOatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal StoutPC Mashers

Table 23: Blond Ale, Amber Ale, Cal Common (8 entries)

1stMike RousseauSingle Hopp'n Norwegian Blond18A: Blonde AleLowcountry Libations
2ndJohn DriscollFat Finger - California Common - Smoke On the Water19B: California CommonMid-State Brew Crew
3rdJay BrantleySignature Series18A: Blonde AlePC Mashers
HMJohn ColoeJ&s Steam19B: California CommonSaratoga Thoroughbrews

Table 24: American Pale Ale (8 entries)

1stJay BrantleyCreekwater 43018B: American Pale AlePC Mashers

Table 25: American Brown, American Stout (13 entries)

1stEdgardo Beltran189820B: American StoutNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
2ndRoss GerdonHeron Brown Ale19C: American Brown AleIredell Brewers United (IBU)
3rdStephen Myers
Co-Brewer: Tony Valenti
Black Mamba20B: American Stout

Table 26: American Porter (10 entries)

1stGeorge KaufmannCuckoo For Cocoa Porter20A: American PorterMorningwood Brewing
2ndSteven OttoClub Porter20A: American PorterM.A.S.H. Marietta Association of Schoolhouse Homebrewers
3rdMatt WingertGreat American Porter20A: American PorterWaukesha Homebrew Club

Table 27: Black IPA, Double IPA, Special IPA (11 entries)

1stJohn Jacovetty
Co-Brewer: Judy Jacovetty
Luna Flow21B2: Black IPA
2ndJeremiah BaerPrismo22A: Double IPAEast Side Brewers [IL]
3rdJay BrantleyMidnight Maurader21B2: Black IPA PC Mashers

Table 28: European Sour and Belgian ale (13 entries)

1stCarl LaytonSourvignon Blanc23D: Lambic
2ndBrian StreetThe Auld 129524C: Biere de Garde Denton County Homebrewers Guild
3rdBrett BeardKulminator24B: Belgian Pale Ale
HMHeath JohnsPeaches For Jacob23F: Fruit Lambic

Table 29: Belgian Blond, Saison, Golden Strong (10 entries)

1stJay BrantleyClairmont Blondie25A: Belgian Blond AlePC Mashers
2ndRoss GerdonHeron Saison25B: Saison Iredell Brewers United (IBU)
3rdJohn DriscollFat Finger - Belgian Golden Strong - Playing For Keeps25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleMid-State Brew Crew

Table 30: Historical Beers (10 entries)

1stJohn RidgleySisu 27A5: SahtiM.A.S.H. Marietta Association of Schoolhouse Homebrewers
2ndAlex KirkGose27A1: GoseCovert Hops Society
3rdJonathan LizenbyPiwo Grodziskie27A2: Piwo Grodziskie256 Brewers
HMJohn Jacovetty
Co-Brewer: Judy Jacovetty
Crickside27A6: Kentucky Common

Table 31: Brett, Mixed Fermentation, Wild Beer (11 entries)

1stEvan ComeauxT728A: Brett Beer Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's Brown Brett-Sour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Denton County Homebrewers Guild
3rdMarcus Morelli
Co-Brewer: Eidos Brew Club
Blood & Ashes28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Eidos Brew Club
HMEvan ComeauxSb628B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs

Table 32: Fruit and Fruit/Spiced Beer, Special Fruit Beers (10 entries)

1stEvan ComeauxLady's Love29A: Fruit Beer Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs
2ndRoss GerdonHeron Fruity Berliner Weisse29C: Specialty Fruit Beer Iredell Brewers United (IBU)
3rdKyle KielyPurple Pimpin Willie29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 33: Spice, Herb, and Vegetable Beer (16 entries)

1stJeremiah BaerGinger Carrot Saison30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer East Side Brewers [IL]
2ndScott SalamoneHallelujah! Holy Krap30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Lowcountry Libations
3rdHeath JohnsQueen Of The Heavens: Vanilla30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
HMAdam FiddlerCarol Baskin and Robins30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Chicken City Ale Raisers

Table 34: Winter Seasonal, Alternative Sugar, and Classic Smoke Beer (13 entries)

1stFritz SchanzStearman's Smoked American Porter32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Denton County Homebrewers Guild
2ndTim Miller
Co-Brewer: Kristi Miller
Buck Jaw Imperial Peppermint Stout 30C: Winter Seasonal Beer Mid-State Brew Crew
3rdGarry BeckhamBeckham Rauchbeir32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer North Texas Homebrewers Association
HMJim Williamson
Co-Brewer: Andi Beyer
Dark Sacred Night30C: Winter Seasonal Beer

Table 35: Clone, Experimental Mixed Style, Italian Grape, California Sour, New Zealand Pils (10 entries)

1stBen SookyingTo da Moooon!PRX4: Catharina Sour Crown of the Valley Brewing Society
2ndGiovanni PivaBirra Rosatti PRX3: Italian Grape Ale STLBrewhogs
3rdJohn Jacovetty
Co-Brewer: Judy Jacovetty
JargoglePRX5: New Zealand Pilsner

Table 36: Imperial Stout (12 entries)

1stJonathan LizenbyImperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout256 Brewers
2ndEdgardo BeltranImperial Stout20C: Imperial StoutNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
3rdMichael JablonskiSiberian Kiss20C: Imperial Stout

Table 37: Cider, Perry, and Applewine (10 entries)

1stBill BoyerA Pearilous LibationC1E: Traditional Perry North Georgia Malt Monkeys
2ndBill BoyerFunny Looking AppleC1D: New World PerryNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
3rdMatt WingertOld Glory Hard CiderC2B: Cider with Other Fruit Waukesha Homebrew Club
HMBill BoyerThe Pink PantherC2B: Cider with Other Fruit North Georgia Malt Monkeys

Table 38: Traditional and Specialty Meads (14 entries)

1stBill BoyerSir Galahad the Pure - Tangerine/lemonM1A: Dry MeadNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
2ndBill BoyerBrother Maynard - BochetM4C: Experimental Mead North Georgia Malt Monkeys
3rdBill BoyerBook of Armaments - Mamane M1B: Semi-Sweet MeadNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
HMJarrett Long
Co-Brewer: John Bates
Bragging About EnglandM4A: BraggotHorsemen of the Hopocalypse

Table 39: Helles Bock, German Export (8 entries)

1stGraham BarronExportbier5C: German ExportbierCovert Hops Society
2ndMat KingNacho Bock4C: Helles BockChicken City Ale Raisers
3rdBrian SommersLorelei5C: German ExportbierMusic City Brewers
HMChristopher OwenExport5C: German ExportbierLouisville Area Grain and Extract Research Society, LTD

Table 40: Fruit Meads (15 entries)

1stMatthew MeadOde To H.O.D.M2E: Melomel Michigan Mead Coalition
2ndBill BoyerQuest For The Holy GrailM2B: PymentNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
3rdBill BoyerFrench Taunter V3M2C: Berry Mead North Georgia Malt Monkeys
HMBill BoyerPatsyM2D: Stone Fruit Mead North Georgia Malt Monkeys

Table 41: Spiced Meads (8 entries)

1stBenjamin DanielsYule PeachM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Kansas City Bier Meisters
2ndMatthew MeadWassail Winter WarmerM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Michigan Mead Coalition
3rdBill BoyerIchabod's DessertM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead North Georgia Malt Monkeys
HMRobert BarnhardtTart BeansM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Michigan Mead Coalition