Results of the Spring 2017
8th Annual Greg Noonan Memorial Homebrew Competition

Best of Show
Josh Youngman
Sponsor: 1st Republic Brewing

Baltic Porter


Vermont Pub & Brewery Brewers Cup
Carol Hall
Sponsor: Vermont Pub & Brewery

Belgi-Session IPA


Vermont Homebrewer of the Year
Brian Mulhall
Sponsor: Switchback Brewery

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Vermont Cider Maker of the Year
Jeff Simonds
Sponsor: Zymology Labs

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Vermont Mead Maker of the Year
Rob Friesel
Sponsor: Groennfell Meadery

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1. Light Lager Queen City Brewing
Josh Youngman

American Light Lager

Josh Youngman

American Lager

2. Pale European Lager Zero Gravity Brewery
Josh Youngman

Munich Helles

Brian Mulhall

Kolsch

Brian Mulhall

Munich Helles

3. Pilsner Switchback Brewing
Josh Youngman

German Pils

Scott Rubel

Czech Pale Lager

Craig Davis

Czech Premium Pale Lager

4. Amber Lager Brewcraft USA
Eric Wassmuth

Kellerbier

Tim Gerbracht

Marzen

Jim Rausch

Vienna Lager

5. Dark Lager Vermont Pub and Brewery
Brian Mulhall

Schwarzbier

Tim Gerbracht

Munich Dunkel

Neil Fitzgerald

Schwarzbier

6. Bock 14th Star Brewing
Brian Mulhall

Doppelbock

Eric Wassmuth

Doppelbock

7. English Pale Ale Idletyme Brewing
Jay Hersh

Ordinary Bitter

John Lee

Strong Bitter

John Cunio

Strong Bitter

8. Scottish and Irish Ale Beverage Warehouse
Jason Stuffle

Irish Red Ale

Brian Mulhall

Irish Red Ale

Josh Youngman

Wee Heavy

9. American Pale Ale 1st Republic Brewing
Matt Menton

Pale Ale

Ken Hughes

Pale Ale

Chuck Norton

Pale Ale

10. Other Pale American Ale Blichmann Engineering
Travis Johnson

American Wheat Beer

Cameron Walker

Cream Ale

11. Amber and Brown American Ale Hogback Mountain Brewery
Josh Youngman

California Common Beer

Joe Swan

American Brown Ale

Jason Chang
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California Common Beer

12. English Brown Ale The Shed Brewery
Scott Rubel

Dark Mild

Murray Seaman

British Brown Ale

Robert Brinkman

English Brown Ale

13. Porter Hogback Mountain Brewery
Josh Youngman

Baltic Porter

Jim Rausch

American Porter

Seth Barrows

American Porter

14. Stout 14th Star Brewing
Steven Landgren

Oatmeal Stout

Ernie Minetti

Oatmeal Stout

Murray Seaman

Oatmeal Stout

15. Strong Stout The Alchemist
Ted Assur

Imperial Stout

William Ihburg

Imperial Stout

Trent Pearson

Imperial Stout

16. American IPA The Alchemist
Eric Wassmuth

American IPA

Ken Hughes

American IPA

Brian Gallagher

American IPA

17. Double IPA 14th Star Brewing
Todd Fearn

Double IPA

Jeffrey Kellar

Double IPA

Todd Fearn

Double IPA

18. Specialty IPA Otter Creek Brewing
Carol Hall

Specialty IPA

Jason Chang

Specialty IPA

William Ihburg

Specialty IPA

19. German Wheat and Rye Beer Brocklebank Brewing
Ethan Sager

Saison

20. Belgian Ale 1st Republic Brewing
Carol Hall

Biere de Garde

Bill Goodman

Biere de Garde

Carol Hall

Saison

21. Strong Belgian and Trappist Ale Vermont Homebrew Supply
Aaron Ritchie

Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Darell Whitaker

Belgian Blond Ale


Travis Johnson

Belgian Dubbel

22. Sour Ale Beverage Warehouse
Darell Whitaker

Fruit Lambic

Josh Youngman

Berliner Weisse

Phil Anderson

Berliner Weisse

23. Strong Ale Long Trail Brewing
Josh Youngman

English Barleywine

Jay Hersh

Old Ale

Todd Fearn

American Barleywine

24. Fruit Beer BeerSmith
Scott Rubel

Berliner Weisse on Guanabana / Soursop

Jim Rausch

Honey/cider/cranberry Altbier

Travis Johnson

American wheat with blueberries

25. Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer Green Mountain Beer Institute
Travis Johnson

Amber ale with pumpkin and spices

Rob Friesel

American Stout with cacao nibs, vanilla, japones peppers

Travis Johnson

Brown ale with gingerbread spices

26. Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer Siebel Institute
Aaron Ritchie

Classic Style Smoked Beer

Steven Landgren

Rauchbier

John Lee

Oak wheat whiskey barrel aged Russian Imperial Stout

27. American Wild Ale Bottle Mark
Aaron Brown

Strong Dark Sour Ale Aged On Black Currants And Oak

Trent Pearson

Belgian Golden Strong Ale with peaches

Eric O'Hora

Raspberry Belgian Lambic

28. Specialty Beer Bent Hill Brewery
Alexandre Apfel

American stout blended with Chivas Regal whisky aged in american oak.

Stormy Gleason

Dunkels weissbier spiced like a witbeir with bergamot peel, linden, elderflower and lemon

Aaron Ritchie

Wheat beer made with agave syrup.

29. Traditional Mead White Labs
Jason Neely

Semi-Sweet Mead

30. Fruit Mead Grog Tag
Jay Renshaw

Cyser

Alexandre Apfel

Wildflower honey mead brewed with backyard blackberries and blueberries picked on the Robert Frost trail in Ripton, VT

Tyler Miller

Cyser

31. Spice and Specialty Mead Vermont Homebrew Supply
Rob Friesel

Braggot

Alexandre Apfel

Wildflower honey mead brewed with lemon juice, honeysuckle flowers and lavender

Aaron Ritchie

Braggot

32. Standard Cider and Perry Beverage Warehouse
Travis Johnson

New World Cider

Jeff Simonds

English Cider

Jeff Simonds

English Cider

33. Specialty Cider and Perry Champlain Valley Orchards
Brian Mulhall

New England Cider

James Casey

Ice Cider

Aaron Ritchie

Cider fermented with domestic and wild VT yeast aged on bourbon oak