2010 WINNERS (pdf format)
The 28th Annual Heart of the Valley Homebrewers Oregon Homebrew Festival was held on May 15, 2010 at Calapooia Brewing in Albany, OR. This was an AHA and BJCP sanctioned competition, and a qualifying event for the Masters Championship of Amateur Brewing (MCAB).
We judged the 28 2008 Recognized BJCP Beer, Mead, and Cider Styles. Click here for a pdf file of all the winners. Thanks to everyone who entered, and to the judges who came out on Friday and Saturday to help judge.
Best of Show Prizes
Two Best Of Show prizes were presented this year, depending on the BJCP style.
The winner of style categories 6-15 will be brewer for a day at Ninkasi, reproducing their award-winning beer. This beer will be released for sale in bottles and kegs, and become the official beer of HOTV's Septembeerfest 2010. Congratulations to Mort & Sue Piripi for winning this prize with their German Weizen, "The Weasel Ate my Venison".
Ninkasi Best of Show Categories
The winner of categories 1-5 and 16-28 will receive a berth aboard the schooner Zodiac for a weekend cruise with 25 other beer loving people as part of the Corvallis Brewing Supply Zodiac Cruise, scheduled for August 13-14. Congratulations to Alan Priest for winning this prize with his IX Imperial Pilsner.
Zodiac Best of Show Categories
First Time Entry Competition
If you are a first timer to homebrew competitions, be sure to check off the first timer entry box on the entry form. Along with our regular homebrew competion judging we are also honoring
and welcoming newcomers to homebrew competitions with an additional competition between the first timers. Your entry will still be judged in the main competition, which is a great way to receive
constructive feedback, but you get the added bonus of competing with your newcomer peers and be judged for best first time entry award all for the same entry fee. Congratulations to Marcus Punkapile for winning the First Timer award!