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Thanks to all who participated in the 2024 Greg Noonan Memorial Homebrew Competition.

There were 184 entries judged and 106 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn CrossettAwog Barleywine 202017D: English Barley WineNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndJames DuclosBitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal StoutGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdThomas McGloineFruhlingsweizen10A: WeissbierSaratoga Thoroughbrews

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale American and European Beer (4 entries)

1stBrian MarmoreoI Love Trump5C: German Helles Exportbier
2ndGuy GradyShade Tree Light1A: American Light LagerCentral Arkansas Fermenters
3rdAndrew RoyDoc's Reference 2A: International Pale LagerGreen Mountain Mashers
HMAndrew RoyBolton Backyard 1A: American Light LagerGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 2: Light/Pale Ales (6 entries)

1stNormand CyrKölsch It Again! 5B: KölschMontreAlers
2ndCraig EvansHale Mary Ale12A: British Golden AleGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdJoe D'AuriaJenna C's Cream Ale1C: Cream AleMetro South Homebrew League (MASH HOLES)
HMCraig EvansHale Mary 226A: Belgian SingleGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 3: Pilsner (10 entries)

1stAdam DesoWest Coast! Fu!34B: Mixed-Style Beer The Brü Club
2ndPatrick LalondeNz PilsLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerMontreAlers
3rdBrian MarmoreoDespair 3A: Czech Pale Lager

Table 4: Pale Malty European Beer (7 entries)

1stDan AchesonLovetail Helles #34A: Munich HellesUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndAndrew RoyThe Helles That?4A: Munich HellesGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdDave ClarkMunich Helles4A: Munich HellesGreen Mountain Mashers
HMJoe D'AuriaAndy's Keller27A1: Kellerbier Metro South Homebrew League (MASH HOLES)

Table 5: Amber European Beer (9 entries)

1stDan AchesonJeff's Vienna7A: Vienna LagerUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndDwight MatthewsVienna Lager7A: Vienna LagerGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdThomas McGloineRegensberg Danube Lager7A: Vienna LagerSaratoga Thoroughbrews

Table 6: Dark European Lager (6 entries)

1stJay HershSchwarzbier8B: SchwarzbierGreen Mountain Mashers
2ndJohn ColoeThe Dark Side Of The Moon8A: Munich DunkelSaratoga Thoroughbrews
3rdDeborah And Marc PrichardNaughty Serum #mhp2C: International Dark LagerKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 7: Wheat & Rye Beer (8 entries)

1stThomas McGloineFruhlingsweizen10A: WeissbierSaratoga Thoroughbrews
2ndTom Slonaker77 Roggenbier27A8: Roggenbier Merrimack Valley Homebrew Club
3rdRiccardo SantopietroLola10B: Dunkels WeissbierMontreAlers

Table 8: Pale British & Belgian Ale (4 entries)

1stJohn ErsteCitra Island IPA12C: English IPALittle Mountain Homebrewers Association
2ndDeborah And Marc PrichardToe Beans #mhp24B: Belgian Pale AleKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdCraig EvansBelgian Pale Ale 202324B: Belgian Pale AleGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 9: Scottish & Irish Ale (11 entries)

1stSeth FarquharsonScotch Ale14A: Scottish Light
2ndJeffrey RockerInnisfree Red15A: Irish Red Ale
3rdJeff Simonds
Co-Brewer: Craig Evans
Water Of The Highlands14C: Scottish ExportGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 10: American Pale Ale (6 entries)

1stColby ReinekeRarest Shiny18B: American Pale AleMinnesota Home Brewers Association
2ndRick PietOld Par 318B: American Pale Ale
3rdRyan LeamyAmerican Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 11: Amber & Brown American Ale (9 entries)

1stKyle Ducharme
Co-Brewer: Gmm
Whitefield Amber 19A: American Amber AleGreen Mountain Mashers
2ndJeff Simonds
Co-Brewer: Erin Ennis
American Amber Ale19A: American Amber AleGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdJoe D'AuriaAmber Waves Of Grain19A: American Amber AleMetro South Homebrew League (MASH HOLES)

Table 12: Brown British Beer (6 entries)

1stCraig EvansMild 202313A: Dark MildGreen Mountain Mashers
2ndTimothy WilsonLittle Seshie13A: Dark Mild
3rdMonika OBryan
Co-Brewer: Jeff Simonds
Nut Brown13B: British Brown Ale

Table 13: Irish Stout (7 entries)

1stThomas McGloineBundoran Stout15B: Irish StoutSaratoga Thoroughbrews
2ndJohn CrossettA Beautiful Chocolate Stout15B: Irish StoutNiagara Association of Homebrewers
3rdRyan LeamyDry Stout15B: Irish StoutGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 14: American IPAs (12 entries)

1stGary RubertiTempest21C: Hazy IPA
2ndJames DuclosPliny Clone22A: Double IPAGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdTim MooreSpace Hopper22A: Double IPA
HMRobert GuthnerVoodoo Master21C: Hazy IPAOcean County Home Brewers

Table 15: Specialty IPA (9 entries)

1stJohn ErsteBlackeye, Pa21B2: Black IPA Little Mountain Homebrewers Association
2ndEric PareRusty Roof Water21B5: Rye IPA MontreAlers
3rdDeborah And Marc PrichardBob #mhp21B2: Black IPA Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 16: Strong European Lager (6 entries)

1stRobert GuthnerBock"o"nator9A: Doppelbock Ocean County Home Brewers
2ndKevin Wojdak
Co-Brewer: Jeff Knepper
Cluster Bock6C: Dunkels BockUrban Knaves of Grain
3rdJames DuclosDoppel Bock9A: Doppelbock Green Mountain Mashers
HMTom Slonaker74 Doppelbock9A: Doppelbock Merrimack Valley Homebrew Club

Table 17: Strong British Ale (7 entries)

1stJohn CrossettAwog Barleywine 202017D: English Barley WineNiagara Association of Homebrewers
2ndErin EnnisDescending17B: Old AleGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdIan DavisSweet Summer Child17D: English Barley WineGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 18: Imperial Porter & Stout (5 entries)

1stJoseph BelevenderImperial Stout20C: Imperial StoutPontiac Brewing Tribe
2ndKyle DucharmeMean Brews Baltic9C: Baltic PorterGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdJeff SimondsBaltic Porter9C: Baltic PorterGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 19: Strong Belgian Blonde Ale (6 entries)

1stColby ReinekeA Religious Devotion25A: Belgian Blond AleMinnesota Home Brewers Association
2ndJeff SimondsSaison Parfait25B: Saison Green Mountain Mashers
3rdCraig EvansBelgian Blond 202325A: Belgian Blond AleGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 20: Strong Belgian Dark Ale (5 entries)

1stJames DuclosBelgian Dubbel26B: Belgian DubbelGreen Mountain Mashers
2ndChad MedfordBa-Dee-Ya26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleRed Earth Brewers
3rdErin Ennis
Co-Brewer: Craig Evans/GMM
The Pot26B: Belgian DubbelGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 21: European Sour Ale (7 entries)

1stJoshua Clarke
Co-Brewer: N/A
Locus Solus23D: LambicGreen Mountain Mashers
2ndJonathan RollinsBriarberry23F: Fruit Lambic Cap and Hare Homebrew Club
3rdCraig EvansBerliner Weiss23A: Berliner WeisseGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 22: Fruit Beer (4 entries)

1stBrian MarmoreoRampage LSX4: Catharina Sour
2ndHolly MulderPineapple Under The Sea29A: Fruit Beer

Table 23: Spiced Beer (3 entries)

1stRobert GuthnerMucho Fuego30D: Specialty Spice Beer Ocean County Home Brewers
2ndJeff Simonds
Co-Brewer: Monika OBryan
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Monster30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Green Mountain Mashers

Table 24: Smoke-Flavored Beer (7 entries)

1stEdward LamotheFrom Bamberg With Love32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Horsemen of the Hopocalypse
2ndJosh ByeLocality: O H6B: Rauchbier
3rdThomas McGloineNorse Red32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Saratoga Thoroughbrews

Table 25: American Wild Ale (8 entries)

1stFrank SchneidawindLa Culbute - Brett28A: Brett Beer MontreAlers
2ndFrank SchneidawindSnowshoe River Dark28C: Wild Specialty Beer MontreAlers
3rdCraig EvansBolton Koolship + Belgian Yeast28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Green Mountain Mashers
HMJonathan RollinsRye Table Beer28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Cap and Hare Homebrew Club

Table 26: Wood-Aged & Specialty Beer (5 entries)

1stErin EnnisThe Cliffs Of Insanity33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Green Mountain Mashers
2ndSam LeitkamMontrealer Stout 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer MontreAlers
3rdKyle Ducharme
Co-Brewer: Gmm
Saison D'Hive 31B: Alternative Sugar Beer Green Mountain Mashers
HMColby ReinekeRare Hawaiian31B: Alternative Sugar Beer Minnesota Home Brewers Association

Table 27: British Stouts (7 entries)

1stJames DuclosBitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal StoutGreen Mountain Mashers
2ndChad MedfordMoon Illum16B: Oatmeal StoutRed Earth Brewers
3rdJeff SimondsSweet Stout16A: Sweet StoutGreen Mountain Mashers