Winners - VanBrewers Awards 2023: A Canadian National BOTY Qualifier

Table 1: International Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrian MarmoreoDespair Czech Pale Lager 
2ndPaul Heslop2 Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of CrispsAmerican LagerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdBrian MarmoreoSam HainInternational Amber Lager 

Table 2: Amber Lager (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKris WalterGet To The Choppa! (Arnold Schwarzenegger Voice)Vienna LagerEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndShane SchlesingerMowmowMärzenGTA Brews
3rdMarc-Alexandru DobrescuJunibierMärzenMontreAlers

Table 3: Strong Lager & Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteve FawkesLand Of The Ice And SnowBaltic PorterCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndChad KlingBelsnickel BockDoppelbockVanBrewers
3rdPaul HeslopNessieWee HeavyCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 4: German Wheat Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPatrick BrownIt's Not RhubarbBerliner WeisseGTA Brews
2ndPatrick PaughThe Original HazyWeissbierIsland Brewers Union
3rdMarc-Alexandru DobrescuOxymoronDunkels WeissbierMontreAlers

Table 5: Irish & UK Ale (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAndrew FosterBrownBritish Brown Ale 
2ndBrady MacDonaldBig RedIrish Red AleBattle River Brewers
3rdRiccardo SantopietroHello Jen!Irish Red AleMontreAlers

Table 6: American Pale Ale (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNicholas WilliamsI Wish They All Could Be California AlesAmerican Pale Ale 
2ndRobert BrownThe ChadAmerican Pale AleEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdJon Le HurayUsed To Be BlondeAmerican Pale AleVanBrewers

Table 7: Stout (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSean O’DonnellSnow ModeIrish Extra StoutKABOB
2ndReginald P. Picklefeather IIIRude BwoyTropical StoutGTA Brews
3rdBrady MacDonaldMy Pal MikeSweet StoutBattle River Brewers

Table 8: Amber & Brown American Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJesse OwensFor My Next Impression....American Amber AleMontreAlers
2ndCory FletcherCoco C'mon!California CommonGTA Brews
3rdMatt KingMinotaurAmerican Amber AleGTA Brews

Table 9: Hazy IPA (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCasey SzottThrowdown V5 - Hbc-586Hazy IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndBrent BurgoyneBrown Dog Hazy IPAHazy IPAIsland Brewers Union
3rdWesley d'HaeneQuaternary Transmit DispersionHazy IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 10: Non-Hazy IPA (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGreig FrostadAmerican IPAAmerican IPAAle & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan
2ndNathan ChungCold IPASpecialty IPACowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdJosh DavisAreola Grande V2 - Cold Nip EditionAmerican IPAGTA Brews

Table 11: Saison & Flanders Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stFrank SchneidawindRubiconFlanders Red AleMontreAlers
2ndMike VandervoortChloe's Summer BierSaisonDurham Homebrewers Club
3rdCarsten Weitemeyer72 Saisons StraightSaisonGTA Brews

Table 12: Strong & Monastic Belgian Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMike PalSaint Mike's Benedictine Blessed Fantastic Monastic 12Belgian Dark Strong AleBattle River Brewers
2ndMike VandervoortChloeBelgian Blond AleDurham Homebrewers Club
3rdClaudia CunhaCanadian Monk Belgian DubbelVanBrewers

Table 13: Wheat Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRyan GibsonPioneer 12Witbier 
2ndMarcelo PanizaMoon StationWitbierGTA Brews
3rdMarc-Alexandru DobrescuBbq BeerPiwo GrodziskieMontreAlers

Table 14: German Pale Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stChad KlingThe Connection: CallistaGerman PilsVanBrewers
2ndChad KlingRun Like A Leichtbier German LeichtbierVanBrewers
3rdDavid M Chang-SangUrsula: The Baroness Of Munchen V2.0Munich HellesGTA Brews

Table 15: American Wild Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSimon DroscherHip Hib HoorayWild Specialty BeerVanBrewers
2ndFrank SchneidawindLa Culbute - BrettBrett BeerMontreAlers
3rdMarc RaymondFeijoa SourWild Specialty BeerVanBrewers

Table 16: Fruit Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stClaudia CunhaLe Jus Du Printemps Fruit BeerVanBrewers
2ndSteve ShawSoniaritaFruit BeerWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdBrian MarmoreoLunatic Fruit Beer 

Table 17: Spiced Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew SzojkaMaryna's Tears V2Winter Seasonal BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
2ndSean O’DonnellJolly MulletWinter Seasonal BeerKABOB
3rdWesley d'HaeneChocolate On My DrumsetSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerCowtown Yeast Wranglers

Table 18: Specialty & Wood Aged Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSimon DroscherYule Get WoodSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerVanBrewers
2ndDom LabreBourbon Barrel Imp. StoutSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerOttawas Homebrew Society
3rdChad McCarthyRice Is NiceExperimental BeerVanBrewers