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NKY Guilders Retain Oktobersbest Honors

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The 2014 Oktobersbest Homebrew Competition hosted by the Cincinnati Malt Infusers was held on October 18th and the Guild once again brought home the Club of The Year Honors thanks to the six brewers bringing home hardware.  Additionally Guilder Dave Dixon held on to the Brewer of the Year honors again this year.  All together the Guild brought home 16 medals.  The competition judged a total of 275 entries.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Dave Dixon

  • Homebrewer of the Year
  • 1st Place Porter: Dreaded Jake Porter, Style 12B/Robust Porter
  • 2nd Place Lagers: Dreaded Budvar, Style 2B/Bohemian Pilsener
  • 2nd Place Belgian Strong: Dreaded Dark Strong, Style 18E/Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • 2nd Place Strong Ales: Dreaded American Barleywine, Style 19C/American Barleywine
  • 2nd Place Smoke & Wood: Dreaded Oak Barleywine, Style 22C/Wood-Aged Beer

Jeremy Gabbard

  • 1st Place Light Hybrid: The Carouser Cream Ale, Style 6A/Cream Ale
  • 3rd Place Light Hybrid: Blonde Ale, Style 6B/Blonde Ale

Michael Schuler

  • 3rd Place Sour: Virtue & Weisse, Style 17A/Berliner Weisse

Wayne Dickens

  • 1st Place Belgian Strong: Stateline Honker, Style 18A/Belgian Blond Ale
  • 3rd Place Specialty: Bo Peep Wheat, Style 23A/Specialty Beer

Michael Fairbairn

  • 3rd Place Belgian Strong: Abbey Dawg, Style 18B/Belgian Dubbel

Josanna “The Sweeper” Dixon

  • 1st Place Cider/Perry: Bonehead Spiced Cider, Style 28D/Other Specialty Cider or Perry
  • 2nd Place Cider/Perry: Bonehead French Cider, Style 27C/French Cider
  • HM Fruit Beer: Bonehead Apricot Wheat, Style 20A/Fruit Beer
  • 3rd Place Smoke & Wood: Bonehead Oak RIS, Style 22C/Sood-Aged Beer
  • 3rd Place Cider/Pery: Bonehead Common Cider, Style 27A/Common Cider

Check out the full competition results HERE.



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