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Thanks to all who participated in the 2020 Doug King Memorial Homebrew Competition.

There were 119 entries judged and 90 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stTj ShivelyMorning View31.0: English/Irish/Scottish and SpecialtyUndecided Homebrew Club

Winning Entries

Table 1: American-style Pale and Dark Lager (3 entries)

1stRick BurnsideDougweiser1.1: American-Style Pale Lager Cascadia Brewers Alliance [WA]
2ndTodd Slater
Co-Brewer: Matt Castellino
Toaked Cream1.1: American-Style Pale Lager Thousand Oaked Homebrewers

Table 2: European-style Pale Lager (9 entries)

1stTrevor VandermeerPilsbier2.3: North German-Style Pils
2ndMatt Castellino
Co-Brewer: Todd Slater & Courtney Castellino
Another Day In Munchen2.1: Munich-Style HellesThousand Oaked Homebrewers
3rdFabio BenelliLa Bionda Benelli2.3: North German-Style PilsYeastside Brewers [CA]

Table 9: Amber and Dark Ales (8 entries)

1stTom HespelerMocktober Fest9.2: Marzen/Oktoberfest
2ndDonovan CurieIts A-Märzen9.2: Marzen/Oktoberfest
3rdJoe St. JohnAustria Negra9.1: Vienna-Style LagerYeastside Brewers [CA]

Table 10: American West Coast-style Beers (10 entries)

1stChuck BeckmanChucky's Homegrown Pale Ale10.1: West Coast Extra Pale Ale
2ndJoe St. JohnAnchors Aweigh10.2: California Common BeerYeastside Brewers [CA]
3rdIsrael ArrietaSuper Izzyweiser10.4: Imperial PilsnerMaltose Falcons

Table 14: Northern European-style Strong Beers, Bocks (6 entries)

1stIsrael ArrietaAbel14.1: Dortmund-Style AdambierMaltose Falcons

Table 15: Bocks (4 entries)

2ndTj ShivelyPipers Got Pipes!15.4: DoppelbockUndecided Homebrew Club
3rdBrian DrownBig Helles Yah15.1: Maibock and Helles (Pale) BockYeastside Brewers [CA]

Table 24: Specialty Beer- Fruit/Vegetable & Herb/Spiced (13 entries)

1stSarah FloraAnything Gose24.2: Herb- and/or Spice-flavored Beer SoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
2ndMickey JacobsLemon Table Beer24.1: Fruit- and/or Vegetable-Flavored Beer
3rdNicholas FydaKalapa Porter24.1: Fruit- and/or Vegetable-Flavored Beer Undecided HomeBrew Club

Table 25: Specialty Beer - Experimental, Historical & Other (9 entries)

1stIsrael ArrietaBlack Cat25.2: Experimental and Specialty Beer, Other Maltose Falcons
2ndBret HansonHanson Holiday Hus Ale25.2: Experimental and Specialty Beer, Other
3rdRick MoralesPlease No Photos25.2: Experimental and Specialty Beer, Other Maltose Falcons

Table 26: Specialty Beer - Smoked & Wood Aged (11 entries)

1stIsrael ArrietaSweet Death26.4: Wood-Aged Beer, Other Maltose Falcons
2ndJames PerezWhiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout26.3: Wood-Aged Beer, Whiskey SoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
3rdMike NeiceBeetlejuice 26.3: Wood-Aged Beer, Whiskey Phantom Homebrew

Table 27: Mead & Cider (12 entries)

1stDavid Nagal
Co-Brewer: Austin Mortimore
Chai Masala28.1: Spiced Mead or Metheglen

Table 31: The British are coming! (14 entries)

1stTj ShivelyMorning View31.0: English/Irish/Scottish and Specialty Undecided Homebrew Club
2ndBen SookyingBig Ben Strong31.0: English/Irish/Scottish and Specialty Brew Knights [CA]
3rdDavid Reed
Co-Brewer: None
Reed's Esb31.0: English/Irish/Scottish and Specialty

Table 32: Imperial Anything (12 entries)

1stNicholas FydaTrap House Tripel32.1: Imperial Anything Undecided HomeBrew Club
2ndFabio BenelliNightmare Before Christmas32.1: Imperial Anything Yeastside Brewers [CA]

Table 33: Session Challange (8 entries)

3rdRicardo RiveraSession IPA Hazy IPA Non Traditional32.2: Session ChallengeHigh Desert Home Brewers Anonymous