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Thanks to all who participated in the Western Australian State Amateur Brewing Competition 2022.

There were 376 entries judged and 150 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stWayne CrawfordCherry Sour1806: Belgian Specialty Ale [AABC]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
2ndPaul LoftsHuns Gruber1401: Berliner Weisse [BJCP 23A]
3rdGeorge CopleySandgroper Purification1603: Eisbock [BJCP 9B]West Coast Brewers [Australia]

Category 19: Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGeorge CopleySandgroper Spice Mead1905: Fruit Spice Mead [BJCP M3A]West Coast Brewers [Australia]
2ndAllan AitkenFruit Mead1904: Fruit Mead [BJCP M2]West Coast Brewers [Australia]
3rdMick ConsidineDon't Poke The Bear1901: Dry Mead [BJCP M1A]West Coast Brewers [Australia]

Winning Entries

Table 1: Low Alcohol (12 entries)

1stGeorge CopleySandgroper Exposition101: Light Australian Lager [AABC]West Coast Brewers [Australia]
2ndLeon StojmenovBorn To Be Mild104: Dark Mild [BJCP 13A]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
3rdRhys FleayThe Geezer103: London Brown Ale [BJCP 27]

Table 2: Pale Lager 1/3 (13 entries)

2ndMathew TwomeySamurai Hanamachi Lager204: International Pale Lager [BJCP 2A]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 3: Pale Lager 2/3 (13 entries)

1stDaniel StockwellRedemption207: German Pils [BJCP 5D]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 4: Pale Lager 3/3 (12 entries)

3rdMitchell MunroMonkey Munro Front Row Helles210: Munich Helles [BJCP 4A]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]

Table 5: Amber & Dark Lager 1/2 (10 entries)

1stChris De ChaneetHerr Dunkel303: Munich Dunkel [BJCP 8A]South West Brew & Co.
3rdBrad HalseGolden Dog Vienna Lager304: Vienna Lager [BJCP 7A]

Table 6: Amber & Dark Lager 2/2 (10 entries)

2ndDavid GrahamDark Larger306: Czech Dark Lager [BJCP 3D]

Table 7: Pale Ale 1/2 (8 entries)

2ndMatthew AmadioSparkling Ale405: Australian Sparkling Ale [BJCP 12B]SWB&CO
3rdChris De ChaneetMangles Belgian404: Belgian Pale Ale [BJCP 24B]South West Brew & Co.

Table 8: American Pale Ale (25 entries)

1stRob KingZamba Zamba Zamba501: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]
2ndRuss MeredithPinnacles Pale Ale501: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
3rdPeter Van BockxmeerBeginnings Pale Ale501: American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]

Table 9: Bitter Ale 1/2 (9 entries)

1stWayne CrawfordBest Bitter603: Best Bitter [BJCP 11B]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 10: Bitter Ale 2/2 (11 entries)

2ndDaniel StockwellFire Lily604: American Amber Ale [BJCP 19A]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
3rdDavid GilesBitter and Twisted606: Strong Bitter [BJCP 11C]

Table 11: Brown Ale 1/1 (12 entries)

1stDaniel StockwellOb1705: British Brown Ale [BJCP 13B]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
2ndDavid GrahamBetter Red Than Dead703: Irish Red Ale [BJCP 15A]
3rdTim CummingHefty Lass701: Scottish Heavy [BJCP 14B]

Table 12: Porter 1/1 (12 entries)

1stDaniel StockwellAlfred801: English Porter [BJCP 13C]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
2ndMitchell MunroMierzejewski Porter803: Baltic Porter [BJCP 9C]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]
3rdTim CummingFox Stole My Chocolate801: English Porter [BJCP 13C]

Table 13: Stout 1/2 (9 entries)

1stDaniel StockwellChoc Lobster901: Sweet Stout [BJCP 16A]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 14: Stout 2/2 (12 entries)

2ndWayne CrawfordOatmeal Stout903: Oatmeal Stout [BJCP 16B]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
3rdTerry WeaverBlack Watch903: Oatmeal Stout [BJCP 16B]

Table 15: Strong Stout 1/2 (11 entries)

There are no winning entries at this table.

Table 16: Strong Stout 2/2 (11 entries)

1stScott WardaleImperial Stout1004: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]
2ndWayne CrawfordRussian Imperial1004: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
3rdDaniel StockwellTribute1004: Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 17: IPA 1/1 (19 entries)

1stMitchell MunroBoys Don't Cryo1102: American IPA [BJCP 21A]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]
2ndAnthony ScholfieldThe Simian Experiment1102: American IPA [BJCP 21A]
3rdRob KingElectric Violins1102: American IPA [BJCP 21A]

Table 18: Specialty IPA 1/3 (16 entries)

1stWayne CrawfordJuice Bigalow1201: New England IPA [BJCP 21B] Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 19: Specialty IPA 2/3 (14 entries)

2ndCarl SimonettiGnome Chaser1206: Belgian IPA [BJCP 21B] Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]

Table 20: Specialty IPA 3/3 (14 entries)

3rdMitchell MunroWest Coast Is The Best Coast - The Duece1208: Double IPA [BJCP 22A]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]

Table 21: Wheat and Rye Ale 1/1 (12 entries)

1stRyan DalbyWeizenbock1306: Weizenbock [BJCP10C]
2ndGeorge CopleySandgroper Translation1301: Weissbier [BJCP 10A]West Coast Brewers [Australia]
3rdKim WatlingBrucus Wheatus1301: Weissbier [BJCP 10A]South West Brew And Co

Table 22: Sour Ale 1/1 (13 entries)

1stPaul LoftsHuns Gruber1401: Berliner Weisse [BJCP 23A]
2ndRob KingScoby Doo1409: Mixed Fermentation Sour [BJCP 28]
3rdBarrie HatchBritta1408: Brett Beer [BJCP 28A]

Table 23: Belgian Ale 1/2 (9 entries)

1stRyan WalkerNamaste 1501: Saison [BJCP 25B]
3rdAnthony DethickBelgian Bombshell 1504: Belgian Blond Ale [BJCP 25A]Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]

Table 24: Belgian Ale 2/2 (8 entries)

2ndMike DoswellDubbel Bubble1505: Belgian Dubbel [BJCP 26B]West Coast Brewers [Australia]

Table 25: Strong Ales and Lagers 1/1 (4 entries)

1stGeorge CopleySandgroper Purification1603: Eisbock [BJCP 9B]West Coast Brewers [Australia]
2ndAnthony RadiceAnthony Radice1602: Doppelbock [BJCP 9A]
3rdJay Hepden2020 Dps Wine1607: English Barleywine [BJCP 17D]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]

Table 26: FSHV Beer 1/2 (13 entries)

1stDave Tulloch
Co-Brewer: Chris Poore
Imperial Blood Orange Berliner1701: Fruit Beer [BJCP 29A]

Table 27: FSHV Beer 2/2 (10 entries)

2ndTim CummingHibiscus Saison1702: Spice Herb Vegetable Beer [BJCP 30A]
3rdWilliam Orchard
Co-Brewer: Caitlin Orchard
Cherry Ripe Porter1702: Spice Herb Vegetable Beer [BJCP 30A]

Table 28: Specialty Beer 1/2 (13 entries)

1stWayne CrawfordCherry Sour1806: Belgian Specialty Ale [AABC] Northern Brewers Homebrew Club [Australia]
3rdMitchell MunroIvan Drago1805: Specialty Wood?Aged Beer [BJCP 33B] Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]

Table 29: Specialty Beer 2/2 (13 entries)

2ndRohit JaggiMaple + Rose Dessert Sout1809: Experimental Beer [BJCP 34C]

Table 30: Mead & Cider 1/1 (16 entries)

1stCameron Hardie
Co-Brewer: Emma Patton
Appley Ever After2005: Other Cider/Perry [BJCP C2] Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]
2ndJames WebsterPear Insider2005: Other Cider/Perry [BJCP C2] Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]
3rdRob KingMan In Cider2005: Other Cider/Perry [BJCP C2]

Table 31: Pale Ale 2/2 (8 entries)

1stMitchell MunroGrau Katzchen Kolsch403: Kolsch [BJCP 5B]Perth Home Brew Share (PHBS) [Australia]