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Battle of the Brews winners named

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013



HARRINGTON – Three homebrewers have been named Best in Show in the 2013 Battle of the Brews contest at the Delaware State Fair, sponsored by the Delaware Department of Agriculture.

Winners were Clint Lang of Easton, Md., for Biere de Miel, a Sour Belgian Farmhouse Ale, first place; Scott Perlot of Smyrna, Del., for Citra Rye, an American Rye Beer, second place; and Brian Collins of Philadelphia, Pa., for Dark Side of Brown, an American Brown Ale, third place.

The winners in the Third Annual Battle of the Brews were chosen by judges certified by the Beer Judge Certification Program from among 100 bottles of home-brewed beer from 51 competitors. Seventy percent of competitors were from Delaware.

The complete list of winners:

Best of Show
1st Place: Clint Lang – Biere de Miel
2nd Place: Scott Perlot – Citra Rye
3rd Place: Brian Collins – Dark Side of Brown

Category: Light Hybrid and Pilsner
1st Place: Scott Perlot – Citra American Rye Beer
2nd Place: Mike Reese – Bohemian Pilsner – Mic Check Pilsner
3rd Place: Kent Spriggs – Kolsch 2013
Honorable Mention: Phil Kelley – Classic American Pilsner – Blonde Boy

Category: Scottish and Irish Ale and Porter
1st Place: Brian Verdine – Scottish Export – Groundskeeper Ale
2nd Place: Scott Perlot – Blackbird Porter
3rd Place: Dawn Kelley-Chaplin – Irish Red – Scorned Redhead

Category: American Ale
1st Place: Brian Collins – American Brown Ale – Dark Side of Brown
2nd Place: Jill Wood – American Pale Ale – Luna
3rd Place: Moriah Guise – American Pale Ale – Chief Ahtanum

Category: Stout
1st Place: John Heim – Russian Imperial Stout – First Edison Stout
2nd Place: Jill Wood – Russian Imperial Stout – Mal the Magnificent
3rd Place: John Cribbin – Sweet Stout – Coffee & Cream

Category: India Pale Ale
1st Place: Matt Wood – American IPA – Hopsmack
2nd Place: Scott Bieber – American IPA
3rd Place: Steve Bremer – American IPA – Screaming Goat IPA

Category: Belgian and French Ale
1st Place: Clint Lang – Bier de Miel – Saison with Honey and Brett
2nd Place: Andrew and Tabitha Walls – Saison – Madam Bebe D’ere
3rd Place: Michael Piorunski – Saison – La Conquista
Honorable Mention: John Heim – Belgian Tripel IPA

Category: Belgian Strong Ale
1st Place: Jim Rosenkranz – Belgian Dark Strong – Quadrophenia
2nd Place: Jason Breault – Golden Strong Ale – Gotcha Strong Ale
3rd Place: Kevin Shertz – Belgian Dubbel – Dubbel Trubbel

Category: Fruit & Spice, Herb and Vegetable Beer
1st Place: Jim Rosenkranz – Imperial Porter with Vanilla and Bourbon – Sweet Jesus
2nd Place: Jessica and Shane Kelley – Berliner Weisse with toasted coconut and pineapple – Caught in the Rain Berliner
3rd Place: Michael Day – Carrot Cake Ale

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Contact:
Dan Shortridge
Chief of Community Relations
Delaware Department of Agriculture
302-698-4520

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Battle of the Brews winners named

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013



HARRINGTON – Three homebrewers have been named Best in Show in the 2013 Battle of the Brews contest at the Delaware State Fair, sponsored by the Delaware Department of Agriculture.

Winners were Clint Lang of Easton, Md., for Biere de Miel, a Sour Belgian Farmhouse Ale, first place; Scott Perlot of Smyrna, Del., for Citra Rye, an American Rye Beer, second place; and Brian Collins of Philadelphia, Pa., for Dark Side of Brown, an American Brown Ale, third place.

The winners in the Third Annual Battle of the Brews were chosen by judges certified by the Beer Judge Certification Program from among 100 bottles of home-brewed beer from 51 competitors. Seventy percent of competitors were from Delaware.

The complete list of winners:

Best of Show
1st Place: Clint Lang – Biere de Miel
2nd Place: Scott Perlot – Citra Rye
3rd Place: Brian Collins – Dark Side of Brown

Category: Light Hybrid and Pilsner
1st Place: Scott Perlot – Citra American Rye Beer
2nd Place: Mike Reese – Bohemian Pilsner – Mic Check Pilsner
3rd Place: Kent Spriggs – Kolsch 2013
Honorable Mention: Phil Kelley – Classic American Pilsner – Blonde Boy

Category: Scottish and Irish Ale and Porter
1st Place: Brian Verdine – Scottish Export – Groundskeeper Ale
2nd Place: Scott Perlot – Blackbird Porter
3rd Place: Dawn Kelley-Chaplin – Irish Red – Scorned Redhead

Category: American Ale
1st Place: Brian Collins – American Brown Ale – Dark Side of Brown
2nd Place: Jill Wood – American Pale Ale – Luna
3rd Place: Moriah Guise – American Pale Ale – Chief Ahtanum

Category: Stout
1st Place: John Heim – Russian Imperial Stout – First Edison Stout
2nd Place: Jill Wood – Russian Imperial Stout – Mal the Magnificent
3rd Place: John Cribbin – Sweet Stout – Coffee & Cream

Category: India Pale Ale
1st Place: Matt Wood – American IPA – Hopsmack
2nd Place: Scott Bieber – American IPA
3rd Place: Steve Bremer – American IPA – Screaming Goat IPA

Category: Belgian and French Ale
1st Place: Clint Lang – Bier de Miel – Saison with Honey and Brett
2nd Place: Andrew and Tabitha Walls – Saison – Madam Bebe D’ere
3rd Place: Michael Piorunski – Saison – La Conquista
Honorable Mention: John Heim – Belgian Tripel IPA

Category: Belgian Strong Ale
1st Place: Jim Rosenkranz – Belgian Dark Strong – Quadrophenia
2nd Place: Jason Breault – Golden Strong Ale – Gotcha Strong Ale
3rd Place: Kevin Shertz – Belgian Dubbel – Dubbel Trubbel

Category: Fruit & Spice, Herb and Vegetable Beer
1st Place: Jim Rosenkranz – Imperial Porter with Vanilla and Bourbon – Sweet Jesus
2nd Place: Jessica and Shane Kelley – Berliner Weisse with toasted coconut and pineapple – Caught in the Rain Berliner
3rd Place: Michael Day – Carrot Cake Ale

# # #

Contact:
Dan Shortridge
Chief of Community Relations
Delaware Department of Agriculture
302-698-4520

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