Thanks To All Who Participated in the Los Angeles Belgian Brew Challenge

There were 67 entries judged and 63 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Thank you for your interest in the Los Angeles Belgian Brew Challenge organized by Pacific Gravity, Pacific Gravity. Be sure to read the competition rules.

Thanks To All Who Participated in the Los Angeles Belgian Brew Challenge

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stBrian Trout
Co-Brewer: Catherine Paolillo
Grand Cru Belgian Dark Strong 201726D: Belgian Dark Strong AleQUAFF
2ndSamuel StaleyFarmarillo 25B: SaisonYeastside Brewers
3rdDerek JohnstoneDust Devil 25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleLong Beach Home Brewers
4thRyan PenrodPeach Lambic23F: Fruit LambicStrand Brewers Club

Winning Entries

Category 23D: Lambic (1 entry)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJeremy Stacy
Co-Brewer: Cori Stacy
Ventambic23D: LambicYeastside Brewers

Category 23E: Gueuze (1 entry)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
3rdBrian Trout
Co-Brewer: Doug Brown
One Year A Gueuze 2017-1823E: GueuzeQUAFF

Category 23F: Fruit Lambic (2 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stRyan PenrodPeach Lambic23F: Fruit LambicStrand Brewers Club
2ndJon Berkland
Co-Brewer: John Phelan
Raspberry LCb323F: Fruit LambicBarrel Thieves

Category 24A: Witbier (2 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
2ndKinsgley TobyLuminous24A: WitbierPacific Gravity
3rdAlex Ruiz
Co-Brewer: Melvin, Zaneta
I’m Wit It24A: WitbierSoCal Cerveceros

Category 24B: Belgian Pale Ale (2 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stKinsgley TobyFirst Light24B: Belgian Pale AlePacific Gravity
2ndRon KroetzRozenhoedkaai Sunset24B: Belgian Pale AleThe Bru Club

Category 24C: Biere de Garde (3 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stDoug BrownOui Frere24C: Biere de GardeQUAFF
2ndEric Robinson
Co-Brewer: Doug Brown
BdFG24C: Biere de GardeQUAFF
3rdSamuel StaleyBiere De Slyvester24C: Biere de GardeYeastside Brewers

Category 25A: Belgian Blond Ale (5 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stDoug Brown
Co-Brewer: Dom Fountain
Mordecai’s Flight25A: Belgian Blond AleQUAFF
2ndAdam SeveriBlond25A: Belgian Blond AleMaltose Falcons
3rdReuben ShahJennay Blonde25A: Belgian Blond AlePacific Gravity

Category 25B: Saison (8 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stSamuel StaleyFarmarillo 25B: SaisonYeastside Brewers
2ndEvan Nagorner
Co-Brewer: Paul Betancourt
Saison On Trend25B: Saison

Category 25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale (5 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stDerek JohnstoneDust Devil 25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleLong Beach Home Brewers
2ndElijah Barone
Co-Brewer: Haley Barone
"Gerbil Food"25C: Belgian Golden Strong AlePacific Gravity
3rdShawn Clark
Co-Brewer: Grant Woster & Chris Harder
Gallery Show25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleArizona Society of Homebrewers

Category 26A: Trappist Single (3 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stCraig Corley259 - AdS26A: Trappist SinglePacific Gravity
2ndSamuel StaleyFarmarillo 26A: Trappist SingleYeastside Brewers
3rdMichael Musgrave
Co-Brewer: Keith Edie
Damnit Christie!26A: Trappist SinglePacific Gravity

Category 26B: Belgian Dubbel (10 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMichael Musgrave
Co-Brewer: Tania Musgrave
Dr Bloodmoney Dubbel26B: Belgian DubbelPacific Gravity
2ndNeil Ian HorowitzHappy Belgian26B: Belgian DubbelLong Beach Homebrewers Club
3rdJoe St. John
Co-Brewer: Jason Justeson, Ralph Carrasquillo, Gabe Padilla
Diego Dubbel26B: Belgian Dubbel

Category 26C: Belgian Tripel (3 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
3rdJason JohnsonAngel Of Mons26C: Belgian TripelL.A. AleChemists

Category 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale (7 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stBrian Trout
Co-Brewer: Catherine Paolillo
Grand Cru Belgian Dark Strong 201726D: Belgian Dark Strong AleQUAFF
2ndJon Berkland
Co-Brewer: John Phelan
Brother Jo(H)N26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleBarrel Thieves
3rdKinsgley TobyQuandary26D: Belgian Dark Strong AlePacific Gravity

Category 28A: Brett Beer (4 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
2ndNathan DeriegBret(Ta) Michaels28A: Brett BeerPacific Gravity
3rdSamuel StaleyZardoz28A: Brett BeerYeastside Brewers

Category 35A: Belgian Specialty (7 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJaime GonzalezJG’s Raspy Saison35A: Belgian Specialty (Custom Style)L.A. AleChemists
2ndRussell Frieder
Co-Brewer: Lauren Levy
Dubbel Date35A: Belgian Specialty (Custom Style)maltose falcons
3rdRyan PenrodPluot Saison35A: Belgian Specialty (Custom Style)Strand Brewers Club
HMGarrett Smith
Co-Brewer: Michael Musgrave
Quintrupel Vulgaris35A: Belgian Specialty (Custom Style)Pacific Gravity