Congratulations to Dean Smith for winning best of show beer in the summer competition with his Stout ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’. He wins a Tilt digital hydrometer provided by Hop Works Brewing Supplies – an Adelaide based homebrew supplier and SABC sponsor (and member).
Thanks also to Gladfield Malt too. All the other category winners are here.
There were 54 beers entered by club members and judging was held at The King’s Head on Saturday 23 with Comps director Gary wrangling 12 judges. Thank you to them and everyone who came down to help or hang out.
The results and scoresheets with judge’s comments are now in the portal. Log in to access them.
Style: Stout (18 entries)
1st Dean Smith Ice Cream Sandwich Milkshake Stout
2nd John Van Der Zalm Milkshake Stout Milkshake Stout
3rd Luke Beard Reese’s Pieces Sweet Stout
Style 2: Saison (20 entries)
1st John Van Der Zalm Lilly Pilly Saison Saison
2nd Samantha Wallwork Lime Saison Saison
3rd Greg Wieder Belgian Saison Saison
Style 3: NEIPA (16 entries)
1st Rafael Aragon Neipa NEIPA
2nd Brenton Schoemaker 2 Girls From Ipaneipa NEIPA
3rd Ali Holden Idaho 7 NEIPA
Winter 2019 competition
Dates TBC (but around June).
Categories — All things American!
The next club meeting is on March 20 at the Wheaty where the focus of the night will be on understanding water for brewing. How to read your SA Water reports and what to add if you want to brew certain styles of beer. Definitely, a one not to miss if you want to find some micro-gains in your beers.
On Saturday, April 6 we’re putting on a club brew day and seeking ideas on what you’d like to happen — team brewing, mini comp, pick different styles and learn by assisting others etc. A BBQ is an option too. Check out Lachlan’s post in the Facebook group and leave a comment or send us an email.
Whatever happens, block out your diaries and come along. Hopefully, we can have 6-8 systems brewing and the results could be conditioned in time for May 4th, our annual BeerBQ.
Don’t forget, you can renew your SABC membership online at any time to be eligible for our events.
March 20: Water chemistry.
April 6: Club brew day.
April 17: Everything you need to know about kegging and then some…
May 4: BeerBQ