Competition Results

Congratulations to all 2015 Mashout Winners

January 27, 2015

This year’s Minnesota Mashout (formerly Upper Mississippi Mashout) has come to a close with a fantastic showing from MHBA members! Congratulations to all 2015 Minnesota Mashout winners! A huge thanks goes out to the organizers, volunteers, stewards and judges for a fantastic competition.

The complete list of all winners is available at the Mashout Website.

 Judging at Mashout

Judging at Mashout

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Nordeast Big River Homebrew Competition

October 19, 2014

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2014 Nordeast Big River Homebrew Competition!

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Byggvir’s Big Beer Cup Winners

September 29, 2014

This year’s Byggvir’s Big Beer Cup was the 8th annual event, hosted at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. There were over 70 volunteers that worked tirelessly to make the competition a success. This year there were nearly 300 entries received. Thanks to everyone who entered! byggvirs-logo

Congratulations to everyone who places in this year’s Byggvir’s Big Beer Cup! Here are the winners from the MHBA

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2014 State Fair Competition Winners

August 27, 2014

Congratulations to all the Minnesota Home Brewers Association winners at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair Homebrew Competition.

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Congratulations to 2014 NHC Winners

June 17, 2014

Congratulations to everyone who won at this year’s National Homebrew Competition!nhc-medal

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Town Hall Brewery Cider Competition Winners

May 27, 2014

Congratulations to the Town Hall Brewery 1st Cider Competition winners!

Best of Show

First Place: Brett Glenna, 27A: Common Cider

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Midwinter Homebrew Competition – 2014 results

April 13, 2014

German Wheat & Rye (19 entries)

3rd        Chris Smith                     Wheat Is Murder 15A:                      Weizen/Weissbier

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March Mashness 2014 Results

March 23, 2014

BOS – Beer

  • 3rd Sean Kampshoff                   Barrel Aged Dead Hand Stout                  22C: Wood-Aged Beer

LIGHT HYBRID (8 entries)

  • 1st Brett Glenna                            Cream Ale                                                        6A: Cream Ale

AMBER HYBRID (6 entries)

  • 1st Chris Smith                             Dusseldorf Alt                                                7C: Dusseldorf Altbier

ENGLISH ALES (6 entries)

  • 2nd Brett Glenna                         Mild Ale                                                           11A: Mild


  • 1st Brett Glenna                         Scottish Ale                                                    9C: Scottish Export 80/-
  • 3rd Brett Glenna                       Scottish Ale                                                     9B: Scottish Heavy 70/-

Porters (8 entries)

  • 3rd Sean Kampshoff              Sean’s Baltic Porter                                      12C: Baltic Porter

STOUTS (18 entries)

  • 1st Sean Kampshoff              Dead Hand Stout                                           13F: Imperial Stout

GERMAN WHEAT & RYE (7 entries)

  • 1st Chris Smith                      Wheat Is Murder                                           15A: Weizen/Weissbier

Smoke and Wood Aged (5 entries)

  • 1st Sean Kampshoff            Barrel Aged Dead Hand Stout                 22C: Wood-Aged Beer

SPECIALTY (9 entries)

  • 1st Sean Kampshoff            Emily                                                                23A: Specialty Beer
  • 2nd Shane Korthals            Mexican Snowman                                     23A: Specialty Beer

CIDERS (7 entries)

  • 1st Chris Smith                    Ding-A-Linongberry                                  28B: Fruit Cider
  • 2nd Chris Smith                  Cider House Fool                                        27A: Common Cider
  • Brett Glenna                         Cider                                                                 27A: Common Cider
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2014 Midwinter Homebrew Competition

March 23, 2014

German Wheat & Rye (19 entries)

  • 3rd  Chris Smith                Wheat Is Murder               15A: Weizen/Weissbier
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The Great Northern Brew Ha Ha – 2014 results

March 23, 2014

European Ambers (11 entries)

  • 2nd Chris Smith                                Dusseldorf Alt         7C: Dusseldorf Altbier

Light and Amber Hybrids (16 entries)

  • 1st Brett Glenna                               Cream Ale                 6A: Cream Ale

Scottish and Irish (17 entries)

  • 2nd Brett Glenna                            Scottish Beer             9B: Scottish Heavy 70/-
    Co-Brewer: Terry Fuoss

English Brown (11 entries)

  • 1st Brett Glenna                             Mild Beer                     11A: Mild
  • 3rd Michael Behrendt                 Tilted And Brown    11C: Northern English Brown Ale

German Wheat and Rye (7 entries)

  • 2nd Chris Smith                            Wheat Is Murder      15A: Weizen/Weissbier

Cider (6 entries)

  • 1st Brett Glenna                            Common Cider          27A: Common Cider MHBA
  • 2nd Chris Smith                           Cider House Fool      27A: Common Cider
  • 3rd Chris Smith                           New England Cider   28A: New England Cider


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