1st Place - Van Worku (Central Florida Homebrewers) - Brick IPA
1st Place - Chris Hall (Dunedin Brewers Guild) - Off Track IPA
2nd Place - Kyle Struthers
3rd Place - Doug Wickham - Laheys IPA
1st Place - Dennis Decker (Dunedin Brewers Guild) - EBC Imperial IPA
2nd Place - Dan Graston (PUB Guild) - The Full Nelson of Hops
3rd Place - Allan Myers (Special Hoperations) - Hoppin di dah
1st Place - Eric Schutzendor - Hop Back in Black
2nd Place - Justin Shearer - Thunderhops Black IPA
3rd Place - Gordon Marshall (Special Hoperations) - India Dunkel Ale
1st Place - Ken Mcintyre - Pirates Hop
2nd Place - Shawn Johnson - RYE-ly Cyote
3rd Place - Adam Goodson (North Florida Brewers League) - Imperial India Brown Ale
Best of Show
1st Place - Dennis Decker - EBC Imperial IPA
2nd Place - Ken Mcintyre & Richard Mehlrose - Pirates Hop
3rd Place - Chris Hall - Off Track IPA
Congratulations to all the brewers who competed & won. There was a surplus of good beer judged at the IPA Throwdown this year. But, let's give an extra big congratulations to Dennis Decker, who will be working with our brewers to bring his EBC Imperial IPA to new life as an installment of our on-going IPA Chronicle.
Cheers to all who participated!
Homebrewers: It's time to throw your best IPA recipe down on the table.
We've teamed up with the Dunedin Brewers Guild to bring you the Homebrewers IPA Throwdown. The Best Of Show will brew their beer at Dunedin Brewery with Norman or Trace, and be a new chapter in the IPA Chronicle. Details:
- Competition Date - June 2, 2012
- Entry Window - May 10 to May 26, 2012 - Enter here
- Entry Drop-off Date - May 30, 2012
- Drop off at Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave, Dunedin
- Entry Cost: $6
- # of Bottles: 2
- Entry Limits: 1 per category, total of 2 per brewer
- English IPA
- American IPA
- Imperial IPA
- Black IPA
Winners of each category, as well as the Best of Show, will be announced & presented with medals at our 4th Annual IPA Festival on June 2nd.*
*Please note that entering or winning the IPA Throwdown does not include admission to the Festival. If you do win the competition & don't attend, your medal will be shipped to you through the mail.
If you are part of a homebrewers guild that would like to pour their beers at the Festival, please email Mike Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info on the IPA Festival, including ticket sales: Click Here.
Good Luck to all!