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Thanks to all who participated in the Welsh National Homebrew Competition.

There were 232 entries judged and 241 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stWilliam CoryNz PilsPRX5: New Zealand Pilsner
2ndCharles AbbottPotaytor9A: DoppelbockAnglian Craft Brewers
3rdJonathan FleckAuld Nick's Return17C: Wee HeavyPerth Homebrew Club

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale Lager (6 entries)

1stKelvyn GriffithsHappy Pills2A: International Pale LagerREBEL Homebrew Club
2ndGarreth SmithEat Thunder, Shit Lightning4A: Munich HellesREBEL Homebrew Club
3rdNick DavisThrotmanni Export5C: German ExportbierAnglian Craft Brewers

Table 2: Pilsner & Pale Hybrid (14 entries)

1stWilliam CoryNz PilsPRX5: New Zealand Pilsner
2ndRob MarchingtonGerman Pils5D: German PilsCambridge Craft Brewers
3rdRyan AndersonKolsch5B: Kolsch

Table 3: Amber & Dark Hybrid (6 entries)

1stCharles AbbottPotaytor9A: Doppelbock Anglian Craft Brewers
2ndSimon GladdingHertford Brew Club Eisbock9B: Eisbock
3rdMilan BezTadeáš3D: Czech Dark Lager

Table 4: Wheat Beer (10 entries)

1stAndrew OldridgeOne-Wit Wonder24A: Witbier
2ndSean O'TooleInto The White24A: WitbierMCB
3rdBrian TomlinsonCraftwork10A: WeissbierMCB

Table 5: British & Irish Ale (20 entries)

1stJonathan FleckAuld Nick's Return17C: Wee HeavyPerth Homebrew Club
2ndJerry PringleOld Napper17D: English BarleywineReading Amateur Brewers
3rdRich CallerSpanner Hound17A: British Strong AleManchester Homebrew
HMGrant GammieGhillie's Caber17C: Wee Heavy

Table 6: American Pale & Amber (22 entries)

1stJonathan PurdieLast Resort18B: American Pale Ale
2ndCharles Abbott
Co-Brewer: Jason Jones
Sipa18B: American Pale AleAnglian Craft Brewers
3rdRichard Dent
Co-Brewer: Mash Heads
Just A Kveik One.18B: American Pale AleNorwich Amateur Brewers
HMIan CosierFreshly Squeezed18B: American Pale AleLAB

Table 7: Brown Ale & Porter (16 entries)

1stLee ImminsMandrill Mild13A: Dark MildLAB
2ndLucas StolarczykThe Midnight Snack19C: American Brown AleLAB
3rdNick SwannGrease Monkey20A: American PorterREBEL Homebrew Club

Table 8: Stout (18 entries)

1stRobbie Gaston
Co-Brewer: Tim Passmore, Hugh Rowberry
Tsarry Night20C: Imperial StoutBeer Boars
2ndAnna Moe
Co-Brewer: Neil Page
Goat Meal16B: Oatmeal Stout
3rdDarren Sloan
Co-Brewer: Pete Lewis
Trojan Horse20B: American StoutBeer Boars
HMJason JensenSt Basil's Stout20C: Imperial Stout

Table 9: IPA (10 entries)

1stGarreth SmithBuccaneers Of Hispaniola21A: American IPAREBEL Homebrew Club
2ndAndrew Oldridge6th Time Lucky21A: American IPA
3rdRob Hadfield
Co-Brewer: Stuart Horrocks
Cigar Chomper22A: Double IPA

Table 10: Speciality IPA (16 entries)

1stMatthew PerksSnoop Doggs Pocket21B: Specialty IPA
2ndJosh SmithBrutalist Architecture 21B: Specialty IPA Beer Boars East
3rdWilliam CoryJuicy Juice Neipa21B7: New England IPA

Table 11: Saison (17 entries)

1stMarian VerbenikDirect 25B: Saison KDD
2ndStew HorneMae Haf A'r Byw Yn Hawdd25B: Saison LAB
3rdBarry Walsh
Co-Brewer: The Hyperbolic Boys
Yuzu & Seaweed Saison25B: Saison Beer Boars
HMRob Iafrati Saison D'été25B: Saison Bristol Craft Brewers

Table 12: Belgian Beer (15 entries)

1stCraig ReayCraigs #5626C: Belgian TripelManchester Homebrew Group
2ndKeith BaileyThe Imp26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleAnglian Craft Brewers
3rdCraig TarftInnocent Perle25A: Belgian Blond AleLAB
HMNick DavisLongbows At Agincourt24C: Biere de Garde Anglian Craft Brewers

Table 13: Sour Beer (6 entries)

1stIan Morris
Co-Brewer: Chris
Skin Of My Teeth23A: Berliner WeisseREBEL Homebrew Club
2ndFraser WithersSour PauloPRX4: Catharina Sour LAB
3rdIan CheeserightThe Man With Salt Hair27A1: GoseLeeds Homebrew Collective

Table 14: Wood & Smoke (10 entries)

1stLee ImminsAll Was Quiet In The Deep Dark Wood33A: Wood-Aged Beer LAB
2ndFraser WithersYou Sexy Thing33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer LAB
3rdPiotr MikuckiSbp32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Brewcialism

Table 15: Fruit (21 entries)

1stGeoff Nix
Co-Brewer: Mike Anson & Doug Hayes
Red Eyes & Tears29A: Fruit Beer
2ndJames Pettifor
Co-Brewer: Bryan Allman
Dubbel Trubbel29A: Fruit Beer Anglian Craft Brewers
3rdPiotr MikuckiTcnis29B: Fruit and Spice Beer Brewcialism

Table 16: Spice, Herb & Veg (10 entries)

1stGarreth SmithGalactic Hunt30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer REBEL Homebrew Club
2ndFraser WithersHot Chocolate 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer LAB
3rdLee Kellett Lager N Lime Please Squire30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 17: Speciality (15 entries)

1stJames HunterLow-Alcohol Caramel Sour34C: Experimental Beer REBEL Homebrew Club
2ndRichard BradfordMega Blend Saison28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Glasgow Homebrewers
3rdPedro PalaciosGeorge's Rythm28C: Wild Specialty Beer