Yuengling Home Brew Contest at Draught Horse: Pictures

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Check out the results of the Yuengling Home Brew Contest at Draught Horse Pub.

 

Yuengling, Philly Beer Scene Magazine, DrinkPhilly.com and the Draught Horse Pub are glad to announce the last Homebrewing Contest of the year!

On Tuesday December 7th at 8PM we will be hosting another fun and tasty homebrewing contest. The selected beer style for this event is "BROWN ALES". Only Brown Ales and variations of it will be allowed to compete. 

Prizes for the top 5 brewers include: Tours of the Yuengling brewery, shirts, hats, beer, gift cards and more!

Winners:
1. Jeff Watson
2. Sean Mellody (Represented by Susan Closs)
3. Kyle Park
4. Justin Ligi
5. Kevin Casey

All Contestants:

Rick Frothingham
Beer Name: "The Brown Sound" Imperial American Brown Ale

Jeff Watson
Beer Name: Honey Nut Beerios

Steve Gudknecht
Beer Name: Sweet Ol' Brown

Daniel Berlin
Beer Name: Cornucopia

Mike Beresky & Jake Howell
Beer Name: Hop Feast India Brown Ale

Baxter Burbank & Tom Nicholson
Beer Name: The 'Yunk Monk's Bruin

Adam Suchecki & Mike Milicia
Beer Name: The 'Yunk Monks Almond Brown Ale

Kyle Park
Beer Name: Ugly Mug

Justin Ligi
Beer Name: Pennsport Brown and Out Ale

Benjamin Deatrich
Beer Name: Cresson Brown Ale

Sean Mellody
Beer Name: Ryeghteous Brown Ale

Dan Zubrzycki & Jason Miller
Beer Name: Bald Guy Brown Ale

Alberto Sordo
Beer Name: Naughty Santa

Kevin Casey
Beer Name: Uncle Tom

Update: More info from the Draught Horse 12.10.10

 

  1. Rick Frothingham
  2. Beer Name:  "The Brown Sound" Imperial American Brown Ale
  3. Beer Description: A double strength take on the American Brown Ale style, at 6.8% abv andaround 45 IBU's.  Rich caramel up front with a balancing bitterness and light American hop flavor.  Malts:  Continental 2-Row, Munich, Victory, assorted Caramel malts. Hops:  Homegrown Columbus,Amarillo
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: 1 growler (sorry, it's all I've got left of the batch!) 
  5. Favorite Beer: Dreadnaught IIPA - 3 Floyds
  6. Where are you coming from: Philadelphia, University City area
  7. Interesting fact about you: I just recently moved to Philadelphia from North Carolina and have been completely blown away by the great beer scene. I started home brewing about a year ago and have really enjoyed experimenting with unique ingredients, especially southern ones.  My most unique beer thus far has been a Pecan Pie Barley wine made with roasted Pecans, Vanilla and Karo Syrup that turned out really delicious.

 

  1. Jeff Watson
  2. Beer Name:  Honey Nut Beerios
  3. Beer Description: American Brown Ale with local organic honey and nutty malts
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: 12 pack of bottles
  5. Favorite Beer: Pliney the Elder from Russian River
  6. Where are you coming from: South Philly
  7. Interesting fact about you: I've been home brewing for 4 years. I'm an architect.

 

  1. Steve Gudknecht
  2. Beer Name:  Sweet Ol’ Brown (S.O.B)
  3. Beer Description: London-Style Brown Ale (or Southern English Brown Ale). I added Jack Daniel's Whiskey and vanilla beans to the secondary fermenter for additional flavors. S.O.B. is a warming, malty-sweet London-Style Brown Ale with smoky, chocolaty flavors from the use of specialty grains. It has hints of vanilla and bourbon from ingredients added during fermentation. ABV- 6.1%.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: 3 22 oz. bombers.
  5. Favorite Beer: Schneider Aventinus
  6. Where are you coming from: Temple
  7. Interesting fact about you: I won the June homebrew competition at the Draught Horse along with my roommates, including Kyle Park, who will also be competing in this competition.

 

  1. Daniel Berlin
  2. Beer Name:  Cornucopia
  3. Beer Description: In 1621, the surviving Mayflower pilgrims celebrated a good harvest in the New World. The feast was a mashup of whatever they could cook: wild fowl, leeks, pumpkin, and even lobster made the list. According to legend, the pilgrims invited some natives to the table who helped them survive the terrible winter. Today, we brew this beer in the spirit of giving thanks: for what we have, and for what we give to the future. Cornucopia has plenty going on - it's made with organic pumpkin and sweet potatoes, five kinds of barley, honey, molasses, philly-grown hops and leeks, and holiday spices. Carbonated with brown sugar. ABV 5.7%"
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Six 12oz bottles
  5. Favorite Beer: Speaking of brown, one of my favorite imports is 'Delirium Nocturnum.' Locally, I'm partial to Yards Brawler.
  6. Where are you coming from: South Philly
  7. Interesting fact about you: I am a 'beer guide' at Hawthornes Biercafe, and write an online series about historical themes in mixed six packs called 'Brewstory'.

 

  1. Mike Beresky & Jake Howell
  2. Beer Name:  Hop Feast India Brown Ale
  3. Beer Description: This beer is one part American Brown Ale, and one part American IPA.  Fusing together a slightly roasty, malty grain bill, with a citrusy, piny hop bill gives this beer several dimensions of flavor.  Living up to its name, there is a copious hop character in the beginning, middle, and end of the beer with the malt providing a solid backbone for a wave of flavor that will make you want to go back for seconds.  Enjoy.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: 6 Pack Bottles
  5. Favorite Beer: Bell's Hopslam
  6. Where are you coming from: Yardley, PA
  7. Interesting fact about you: I have had over 500 different beers since legally being allowed to drink.

 

  1. Baxter Burbank & Tom Nicholson
  2. Beer Name:  “The ‘Yunk Monk’s Bruin”
  3. Beer Description: A Brown Ale brewed with Belgian Candi Sugars and a Unique Belgian Ale Yeast Strain. A fresh hoppy aroma, and a strong malt backbone.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: 3 2-Liter Growlers
  5. Favorite Beer: Alaska Brewing Co.'s Smoked Porter (Baxter) Breckenridge Vanilla Porter (Tom)
  6. Where are you coming from: Manayunk, PA
  7. Interesting fact about you: We're both Saint Joseph's Students, and started homebrewing before we were 21 (but we're both now 21!!). Don't need to be 21 to buy barley and yeast ;)

 

  1. Adam Suchecki & Mike Milicia
  2. Beer Name:  The ‘Yunk Monks Almond Brown Ale
  3. Beer Description: An Almond Brown ale coming in at 6.7% abv.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Not positive but probably a sixtel if not then we are bringing a few growlers.
  5. Favorite Beer: The hoppier the better!
  6. Where are you coming from: Manayunk, PA
  7. Interesting fact about you:Loves to brew and drink beers with his fellow roommates & competitors. (See above)

 

  1. Kyle Park
  2. Beer Name:  Ugly Mug
  3. Beer Description: Trying to bring my two favorite kinds of brews together in one glass, I used Bucks County Coffee Company's Hawaiian Blend coffee grounds to brew this smooth beer that has a strong malt and caramel backbone.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Two 22 oz bottles and two 12 oz bottles.
  5. Favorite Beer: Right now...Weyerbacher's Unfiltered Double Simcoe.
  6. Where are you coming from: Fairless Hills in Bucks County
  7. Interesting fact about you:Started a beer blog this past summer and is currently working at The Craft Beer Outlet in the North East.

 

  1. Justin Ligi
  2. Beer Name:  Pennsport Brown and Out Ale
  3. Beer Description: Hoppy American Brown Ale featuring biscuit malt, nugget and challenger hops.  Spicy, earthy hop flavor to compliment the slightly bready malt.  ABV about 5.2%
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Between 8-12 bottles (12 oz) Bottles
  5. Favorite Beer: Ballast Point Sculpin
  6. Where are you coming from: South Philly
  7. Interesting fact about you:I spend an unhealthy amount of time on brewing forums

 

  1. Benjamin Deatrich
  2. Beer Name:  Cresson Brown Ale
  3. Beer Description: A hearty imperial brown ale brewed with three different kinds of hops and caramel malts.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Six pack of 12oz bottles and 2 22oz bottles
  5. Favorite Beer: Victory Hop Devil& Yuengling Lager
  6. Where are you coming from: Manayunk
  7. Interesting fact about you:I can speak Japanese and am on a quest to brew a Japanese-style rice lager this winter.

 

  1. Sean Mellody (Represented by Susan Closs)
  2. Beer Name:  Ryeghteous Brown Ale
  3. Beer Description: English Style Brown Ale, brewed with Rye
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Twelve Pack of bottles
  5. Favorite Beer: Saint Somewhere Lectio Divina
  6. Where are you coming from: Philadelphia
  7. Interesting fact about you:Used to take of work to volunteer at breweries when living in Florida

 

  1. Dan Zubrzycki
  2. Beer Name:  Bald Guy Brown Ale
  3. Beer Description: The Leaders of Boy Scout Troop 230 were hard working men of the highest character.  Long nights of driving the Scouts too and from Camps, planning, hiking, setting up tents and handling the unruly youngsters, one must imagine they were longing for a nice, dark beer to relax from their work.  From climbing the tallest mountains this side of the Mississippi to long days of climbing and hiking, this Brown ale, brewed with Sumatra Coffee and Damarra sugar is meant to reward the drinker with a nice, relaxing dark beer to tell stories over at the bar after a long trip.
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: 12 bottles.
  5. Favorite Beer: Samuel Smith Nut Brown,  Dragon Milk Stout,  Generally fans of dark, malty beers
  6. Where are you coming from: Temple University
  7. Interesting fact about you:Eagle Brewing Collective is run by two long time friends and adamant dark beer enthusiasts.  Jason and Dan met in Elementary school where Jason recruited Dan into Boy Scout Troop 230.  After 10 years of adventurous hikes, white water rafting and exploration the two reunited in Philadelphia at Temple University.  
    Throughout history beer has been the drink of hearty comrades.  A reward for a hard days work, a testament to friendship.  The dark beers brewed by EBC are meant to reward drinkers from a hard days work.  

 

  1. Alberto Sordo
  2. Beer Name:  Naughty Santa
  3. Beer Description: It's a winter Christmas brew with everything that Christmas is supposed to be trapped inside a bottle
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: ?
  5. Favorite Beer: Inedit its a half wheat half lager beer from Spain
  6. Where are you coming from: NE Philadelphia
  7. Interesting fact about you:?

 

  1. Kevin Casey                
  2. Beer Name:  Uncle Tom
  3. Beer Description: English Brown Ale
  4. Quantity of beer you're bringing: Six pack of 22oz bottles.
  5. Favorite Beer: Most IPA's, Apres Ski- Yuengling
  6. Where are you coming from: Temple University
  7. Interesting fact about you: I'm looking to make the Ultimate Apres Ski beer. This is my second Homebrew and was influenced by my Uncle Tom

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