Pro/Am Brew Challenge - 2022

There were 167 entries judged and 284 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDave HeathLucy's Kolsch5B: KölschCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndKyle DyckPlums In My Pockets29B: Fruit and Spice BeerWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdTyler BalkwillNw Xtra Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 1: Standard American Beer (8 entries)

1stLittle Brown JugGeneric Lager1B: American Lager
2ndOxus Brewing CompanyAstra Light Lager1A: American Light LagerWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdDavid Ward
Co-Brewer: Scott Lechelt
Cream Of The Crop1C: Cream AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 2: Pale Lagers - Inkbird (10 entries)

1stDave HeathLucy's Kolsch5B: KölschCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndMatt BarberHeritage Lager27A6: Pre-Prohibition LagerFraser Valley Fermentalists
3rdTim RaffeyNew Zealand PilsnerLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerWinnipeg Brew Bombers

Table 3: Dark Lager (7 entries)

1stChad KlingLife On Märzen 6A: MärzenVanBrewers
2ndChad KlingRacing With The Wind7A: Vienna LagerVanBrewers
3rdLittle Brown JugBlack Lager8B: Schwarzbier

Table 4: Strong Beer - Inkbird (7 entries)

1stScott Lechelt
Co-Brewer: David Ward
Oh My Gourd 17B: Old AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndChad KlingBelsnickel Bock9A: DoppelbockVanBrewers
3rdRobert DoerksenAsk Lucy First25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 5: North Atlantic Pale - Inkbird (8 entries)

1stKyle DyckSullen Sailor11C: Strong BitterWinnipeg Brew Bombers
2ndNicholas WilliamsPint Sized11B: Best Bitter
3rdBabu SajeshAmalthea15A: Irish Red Ale

Table 6: Amber and Dark Ales - Fort Garry (13 entries)

1stSean O’DonnellRakish Tilt13C: English PorterKABOB
2ndPaul TowerUncle Paulies Porter20A: American PorterWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdNeil O'RourkeRainy Day13A: Dark MildCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 7: IPA (7 entries)

1stJosh DavisAreola Grande21A: American IPAGTA Brews
2ndJames GregsonWcipa621A: American IPA
3rdCasey SzottLast Minute21A: American IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 8: Hazy IPA - Inkbird (10 entries)

1stDan AblenasHoptober21C: Hazy IPA
2ndCasey SzottPhantasm Throwdown21C: Hazy IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdChihyung LeeSoul K NEIPA21C: Hazy IPA

Table 9: American Pale Ale (11 entries)

1stTyler BalkwillNw Xtra Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndSean O’DonnellBetter Choices18A: Blonde AleKABOB
3rdPatrick PaughSassy Blonde18A: Blonde AleIsland Brewers Union

Table 10: Sour and Wild - Trans Canada Brewing Company (17 entries)

1stKeigan EwingDry-Hopped Sour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour BeerTrue Grist
2ndJoe SymYou Look Like I Need A Drink28C: Wild Specialty BeerDurham Homebrewers Club
3rdSteve ShawSour Peach Kids27A3: Lichtenhainer

Table 11: SHIV (8 entries)

1stCasey SzottCoco RIS30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndNicholas WilliamsNocino Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdDan AblenasYa Done Messed Up A-A-Ron30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 12: Fruit Beer - Trans Canada Brewing Company (10 entries)

1stKyle DyckPlums In My Pockets29B: Fruit and Spice BeerWinnipeg Brew Bombers
2ndBrian MarmoreoHereditary29A: Fruit Beer
3rdSteve ShawSoniarita29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 13: Belgian - Fort Garry (11 entries)

1stLittle Brown Jug191924B: Belgian Pale Ale
2ndLittle Brown JugSaison25B: Saison
3rdDarryl MaAbc Bdg24C: Bière de GardeCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 14: European Wheat (5 entries)

1stDan AblenasWeiz Guys10A: Weissbier
2ndSean O’DonnellJenn's Hefeweizen10A: WeissbierKABOB
3rdLittle Brown JugHefeweizen10A: Weissbier

Table 15: Monastic (8 entries)

1stTyson Remmelg
Co-Brewer: Tim Keown
Abby Trippel26C: Belgian Tripel
2ndHelio Lambais
Co-Brewer: Claudia Cunha
Canadian Monk 26B: Belgian DubbelVanBrewers
3rdLittle Brown JugDubbel26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 16: Mead (6 entries)

1stStephen SnuddenEstate BerryM2C: Berry MeadTrue Grist
2ndKyle DyckPurple FaceM2C: Berry MeadWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdStephen SnuddenSpiced Cyser M3A: Fruit and Spice MeadTrue Grist

Table 17: Cider (7 entries)

1stNicholas Williams2021 CiderC1B: English Cider
2ndJoel DipertOnce More With PassionC2F: Specialty Cider/PerryCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdJoel DipertGinger SlingC2E: Cider with Herbs/SpicesCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 18: Specialty / Wood - Inkbird (14 entries)

1stSacha IkonicoffNectarish34B: Mixed-Style BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndSacha IkonicoffSour'n'dipaty 234B: Mixed-Style BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdRichard PetrCerveza Italiano! 31A: Alternative Grain BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers