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Thanks to all who participated in the Beerfest 2024.

There were 174 entries judged and 178 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

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Winning Entries

Table 1: American Pale Ale (20 entries)

1stMatt KossenAmerican Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
2ndSharif SlametJust Another Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
3rdJames HunterAmerican Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleMelbourne Brewers

Table 2: Pale and Bitter Ale (31 entries)

1stMatt StandfieldRbc Kolsch5B: KolschBayside Brewers
2ndPeter McPhailEnglish Best Bitter11B: Best Bitter
3rdRichard LoynesCream Ale1C: Cream AleMelbourne Brewers

Table 3: Wheat & Rye Ale (24 entries)

1stJohn SheehanWeizenbock10C: Weizenbock Bayside Brewers
2ndJames HunterAmerican Wheat1D: American Wheat BeerMelbourne Brewers
3rdNicolas HellsternDonaukinder24A: WitbierMerri Mashers

Table 4: Brown Ale (18 entries)

1stDawn Van BruchemMerry Measure III19C: American Brown AleWestgate Brewers
2ndPaul VerbeekSticky Brown13B: English Brown Ale
3rdNathan DawesBritish Strong Ale17A: British Strong AleWay Out West

Table 5: Strong Ale and Lager (26 entries)

1stChristopher HolmesDuck Lord20C: Imperial StoutMelbourne Brewers
2ndMichael BowronDb19A: Doppelbock Westgate Brewers
3rdAngus RobertsonWee Heavy17C: Wee HeavyMelbourne Brewers

Table 6: Sour and Wild Ales (23 entries)

1stMatt KossenGolden Sour Beer28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndHayden HendersonApricot Funk23F: Fruit Lambic Melbourne Brewers
3rdJohn KovacsBrett Saison28A: Brett Beer Bayside Brewers

Table 7: Specialty Beer (32 entries)

1stCraig Ditcham92rf29A: Fruit Beer Bayside Brewers
2ndBraden Hammond
Co-Brewer: William Parker
Gum Tree Gose30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Bayside Brewers
3rdTroy PoulierRauchbier6B: RauchbierBayside Brewers