Thanks To All Who Participated in the Cowtown Yeast Wranglers Homebrew Roundup

There were 451 entries judged and 153 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Thank you for your interest in the Cowtown Yeast Wranglers Homebrew Roundup organized by Cowtown Yeast Wranglers, J Webb Warehouse (back of Wild Rose Brewery). Be sure to read the competition rules.

Thanks To All Who Participated in the Cowtown Yeast Wranglers Homebrew Roundup

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stPaul HeslopCaber Toss9E: Strong Scotch Alecowtown yaest wranglers
2ndAri GiligsonLost Track Lambic17D: Straight (Unblended) LambicVanBrewers
3rdAri GiligsonBlackout22C: Wood-Aged BeerVanBrewers

Winning Entries

Category 1: Light Lager (14 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stChristopher Van Der Ploeg
Co-Brewer: Paul Heslop
What The Helles?1D: Munich HellesYeast Wranglers
2ndMichal FoniokHelles Yeah!1D: Munich HellesYeast Wranglers
3rdMark WhiteheadDortmunder Style Lager1E: Dortmunder ExportLethbridge Werthogs

Category 2: Pilsner (16 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJared CarlbergPils2B: Bohemian PilsenerRiver City of Manitoba Brewers
2ndJason NewtonNewtonian Pilz2B: Bohemian Pilsenervanbrewers
3rdMathias BraaschNordisch By Nature2A: German Pilsner (Pils)Cowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 3: European Amber Lager (9 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stGeordan SaundersCrossroads3A: Vienna LagerKABOB
2ndNeil BamfordBamnation Marzen3B: Oktoberfest/MarzenCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdMarc LoszchukRuecker Wrecker Amber Lager3A: Vienna LagerAle & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan

Category 4: Dark Lager (6 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJared CarlbergSchwarz4C: SchwarzbierRiver City of Manitoba Brewers
2ndGeordan SaundersShitshow4C: SchwarzbierKABOB
3rdDean KellyEvil Lawnmower4A: Dark American LagerSaskatoon Headhunters

Category 5: Bock (11 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJared CarlbergOtto III5D: EisbockRiver City of Manitoba Brewers
2ndAdam OlsonNot Quite Evil Goats Doppelbock5C: DoppelbockRCMB
3rdAdam OlsonGlacier Bay Eisbock5D: EisbockRCMB

Category 6: Light Hybrid Beer (21 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJason NewtonRyemarican Ale6D: American Wheat or Rye Beervanbrewers
2ndHiroshi TsukadaJust A Boring Cream Ale6A: Cream AleVanBrewers
3rdRobert DoerksenWheaten Wheat Ale6D: American Wheat or Rye BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 7: Amber Hybrid Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stAaron PotvinWhite Hat Common7B: California Common Beer
2ndMickey Callahan7A German Alt7A: Northern German AltbierCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdRobert DoerksenHolz Haven Altbier7C: Dusseldorf AltbierCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 8: English Pale Ale (18 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stCharles GagneBloody ESB8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
2ndEric JourdanMidnight Special8B: Special/Best/Premium BitterBrewVic
3rdMark McGrawThe Bitter End8A: Standard/Ordinary BitterBrewnosers

Category 9: Scottish and Irish Ale (21 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stPaul HeslopCaber Toss9E: Strong Scotch Alecowtown yaest wranglers
2ndCraig WallaceScotch Bastard9E: Strong Scotch AleGTA Brews
3rdLee HillmanSFW9B: Scottish Heavy 70/-Cowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 10: American Ale (38 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJonas HurtigP.D. Pale Ale10A: American Pale AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndBen Glasstetter
Co-Brewer: Shawn Hetzler
HTV - Hop Transport Vehicle10A: American Pale AleFraser Valley Fermentalists
3rdFletcher StevensHoney Bucket Nut Brown10C: American Brown AleYK Beer Society

Category 11: English Brown Ale (14 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stParker WillfongPrairie Town Brown11C: Northern English Brown AleALES
2ndPaul HeslopTyne And Wear Best11C: Northern English Brown Alecowtown yaest wranglers
3rdEric CousineauStamford Session Ale11A: MildGTA Brews

Category 12: Porter (24 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stDavid FreemanHoney’s Baltic Porter12C: Baltic PorterALES Club
2ndEric CousineauPlummers Porter12B: Robust PorterGTA Brews
3rdParker WillfongSupercalifragilistic Names Don"t Really Matter12B: Robust PorterALES

Category 13: Stout (42 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stAlvaro ReyesSeems Legit13B: Sweet StoutVanBrewers
2ndJonas HurtigRIS13F: Imperial StoutCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdJustin DeMerchantRiley Reid’s Choice Stout13E: American StoutDurham Homebrewers

Category 14: India Pale Ale (IPA) (38 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stGreg JosiakChester IPA14A: English IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndMark PennellMore14B: American IPABrewnosers
3rdChris HainesRutaceae IPA14B: American IPAYeast Wranglers

Category 15: German Wheat and Rye Beer (15 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJochen FahrFahr Away15A: Weizen/WeissbierYeast Wranglers
2ndGreg ZeniukGreggorWeizen15A: Weizen/WeissbierEHG
3rdHiroshi TsukadaWeizenbock15C: WeizenbockVanBrewers
HMNicolas Aubert
Co-Brewer: Marie-Helene Bilodeau
Weissbier15A: Weizen/WeissbierCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 16: Belgian and French Ale (30 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stAdam OlsonEast Abbey Pale16B: Belgian Pale AleRCMB
2ndEvan Hunchak2012 - 2014 Rebellion Sour Blend16E: Belgian Specialty AleALES
3rdGeordan SaundersThe Extremist16E: Belgian Specialty AleKABOB

Category 17: Sour Ale (12 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stAri GiligsonLost Track Lambic17D: Straight (Unblended) LambicVanBrewers
2ndChris BourdagesCBOs Flanders Red17B: Flanders Red AleDurham Homebrewers Club
3rdChristopher Van Der PloegBaby Beer17A: Berliner WeisseYeast Wranglers

Category 18: Belgian Strong Ale (21 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMichael D’OrnellasBonbon18E: Belgian Dark Strong AleMontrealers
2ndBenjamin GollerSorachi Blond18A: Belgian Blond AleVanBrewers
3rdEric JourdanClown College Blonde18C: Belgian TripelBrewVic

Category 19: Strong Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMarc LoszchukHoppocratic Oath 1yr.19C: American BarleywineAle & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan
2ndDarrin SayersOdin19C: American BarleywineCowtown Yeastwranglers
3rdDarryl HillBurleywine19C: American BarleywineCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 20: Fruit Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stNeil BamfordRaspberry Berlinerwisse20A: Fruit BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndMatt BraunIn Love With The Coco20A: Fruit BeerAles
3rdMark PennellG’day Raspberry Blonde20A: Fruit BeerBrewnosers

Category 21: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (22 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stBraden HuelVanilla Porter 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerALES Club
2ndDarryl SheltonSwirl21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerMontreAlers
3rdAlexander KaulJo-Jo’s Pumpkin Ale #121A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerYeastwranglers

Category 22: Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer (13 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stAri GiligsonBlackout22C: Wood-Aged BeerVanBrewers
2ndAdam OlsonIslay Scotch Ale22C: Wood-Aged BeerRCMB
3rdParker WillfongSmoke Signals22A: Classic RauchbierALES

Category 23: Specialty Beer (23 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMatt BraunNeo Stout23A: Specialty BeerAles
2ndCraig WallaceCoCoa-Nut Oatmeal Porter23A: Specialty BeerGTA Brews
3rdMarc-Andre DorionBlack IPA23A: Specialty Beer

Category 24: Traditional Mead (5 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
3rdJason NewtonStrange Mead24B: Semi-Sweet Meadvanbrewers

Category 25: Melomel (Fruit Mead) (5 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stChaim SissonBlack Himalaya25C: Other Fruit MelomelBrewVIC
2ndBryce Van Sluys
Co-Brewer: Kelly Van Sluys
What The Hellomel25C: Other Fruit MelomelCowntown Yeast Wranglers
HMNeil BamfordBamnation Sweetheart Melomel25C: Other Fruit MelomelCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Category 27: Standard Cider and Perry (4 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
2ndMichal FoniokCommon Cidgnar27A: Common CiderYeast Wranglers
3rdAri GiligsonSt. Alvaro Cider27A: Common CiderVanBrewers

Category 28: Specialty Cider and Perry (1 entry)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMichael D’OrnellasOakie Dokie28A: New England CiderMontrealers