2011 Southern New England Regional Homebrew Competition
October 2nd, 2011, Hawleyville Fire House, Newtown, Connecticut

John Watson, Sour Cherry Berliner Weiss
John Watson, German Pilsner
Paul Zocco, Doppelbock
Wayne Botha, Saison
Chris Haseltine
Bari Southard

Award Style Brewer(s)
1: Light Lager
First 1A Lite American Lager Steven Landgren
Second 1D Munich Helles Paul Zocco
2: Pilsner
First 2A German Pilsner (Pils) John Watson
Second 2B Bohemian Pilsener Peter Cowles
Third 2C Classic American Pilsner John Watson
HM 2B Bohemian Pilsener RJ Hyde
3: European Amber Lager
First 3B Oktoberfest/Marzen Paul Zocco
Second 3B Oktoberfest/Marzen Rick Rocheleau
4: Dark Lager
First 4B Munich Dunkel Paul Zocco
5: Bock
First 5C Doppelbock Zocco, Paul
Second 5B Traditional Bock Mark Thome
Third 5C Doppelbock Manny Holl
6: Light Hybrid Beer
First 6C Kolsch Jason Croteau
Second 6A Cream Ale Michael Conte
Third 6B Blonde Ale Mario D'Aquila
7: Amber Hybrid Beer
First 7B California Common Beer Al Mennone
Second 7B California Common Beer Keith Koval
Third 7A Northern German Altbier Mark Thome
HM 7C Dusseldorf Altbier Peter Cowles
8: English Pale Ale
First 8A Standard/Ordinary Bitter Andrew Tipler
Second 8B Special/Best Bitter Andrew Tipler
Third 8A Standard/Ordinary Bitter Robert Rickman
9: Scottish and Irish Ale
First 9D Irish Red Peter Cowles
Second 9E Strong Scotch Ale Tom Fenton
10: American Ale
First 10C American Brown Ale Mark Pavlik
Second 10A American Pale Ale Brian King
Third 10C American Brown Ale Manny Holl
11: English Brown Ale
First 11A Mild Bari Southard
12: Porter
First 12B Robust Porter David Bevan, Al Menke
Second 12A Brown Porter Keith Koval
Third 12B Robust Porter Robert Myers
HM 12A Brown Porter Eric Mance
13: Stout
First 13F Imperial Stout Matt Rodriques
Second 13F Imperial Stout Kris Richardson
Third 13B Sweet Stout Marian Edmond
14: India Pale Ale (IPA)
First 14B American IPA Tom Jermine
Second 14B American IPA Jason Pace
Third 14B American IPA Bari Southard
15: German Wheat & Rye Beer
First 15C Weizenbock Andrew Orefice
Second 15D Roggenbier Steven Landgren
Third 15A Weizen/Weissbier Mark Thome
16: Belgian & French Ale
First 16C Saison Wayne Botha
Second 16E Belgian Specialty Ale Joshua Superchi
Third 16E Belgian Specialty Ale Robert Rickman
17: Sour Ale
First 17A Berliner Weisse Jeffrey Pasquale
Second 17D Straight Lambic Paul Zocco
Third 17B Flanders Red Ale Paul Zocco
HM 17A Berliner Weisse Paul Zocco
18: Belgian Strong Ale
First 18 Belgian Tripel Jonathon Cihlar
Second 18B Belgian Dubbel Claudette Morell
19: Strong Ale
First 19C American Barleywine Manny Holl
Second 19C American Barleywine Bari Southard
20: Fruit Beer
First 20 Fruit Beer John Watson
Second 20 Fruit Beer Jeffrey Pasquale
Third 20 Fruit Beer Keith Koval
21: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer
First 21A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Christopher Haseltine
Second 21A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Heath Gelinas
Third 21A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Jay Lederman
22: Smoke-flavored & Wood-aged Beer
First 22B Other Smoked Beer Tom Miklinevich
Second 22C Wood-aged Beer Nicholas Sordoni
Third 22A Classic Rauchbier John Watson
23: Specialty Beer
First 23 Specialty Beer Brian King
Second 23 Specialty Beer Rick Rocheleau
Third 23 Specialty Beer Mark Thome
HM 23 Specialty Beer Dan Cole
24/25/26: Mead
First 24C Sweet Mead Paul Zocco
Second 25B Pyment Paul Zocco
Third 24C Sweet Mead Chris Yanaros
27: Standard Cider and Perry
First 27A Common Cider Ken Hettinger
Second 27A Common Cider Dan Mages
Third 27A Common Cider Peter Cowles
HM 27A Common Cider Steve Victor
28: Specialty Cider and Perry
First 28D Other Specialty Cider or Perry Steve Victor
Second 28D Other Specialty Cider or Perry Peter Cowles
Third 28D Other Specialty Cider or Perry Chris Yanaros
The Underground Brewers would like to thank the following sponsors for their most generous support. Please support them in turn:

Maltose Express
My Place Restaurant
Allagash Brewing Company
Basic Brewing Radio
Berkshire Brewing Company
Brewing Network
Coalhouse Pizza
Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales
Northeast Beverage Corp
Northern Brewer
Plan B Burger
The Pony Bar
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
White Labs

We would also like to thank the many wonderful volunteers who made SNERHC 2011 happen. These include, but are certainly not limited to,

Von Bair, Organizer
Chris Palazini, Chief Steward
Tracy Watson, Cellar Mistress
Phil Simpson, Typesetting and Printing
Mark Tambascio, Food, Venue, Logistics
Paul Hayslett, Computer Support
Robert Lachman, Handmade Prizes
Steve Victor
Dan Cole
Marian Edmond
Dan Mages
Andy Tipler
Tom Fenton
Tom Miklinevich
Andy Orefice
Miss Vicky
8 other stewards
and more than 30 judges

Finally, we would like to extend an extra-special thanks to Dana Bourque of Brew and Wine Hobby in East Hartford. Dana went the extra mile (literally) to hand-deliver an entire box of entries which had been missed at B&WH. Thanks, Dana!