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Thanks to all who participated in the 2023 Doug King Memorial.

There were 87 entries judged and 65 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMasahiro KitanoGuavahh!29A: Fruit BeerSoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
2ndRobb StewartFreiburger Amber34B: Mixed-Style BeerMaltose Falcons
3rdMike RasconMike Bock4C: Helles BockLong Beach Homebrewers

Winning Entries

Table 1: Standard American Beers (4 entries)

1stJoe St. JohnOf Coors It Is1B: American LagerYeastside Brewers
2ndEric DennisAmerican Beauty Wheat Ale1D: American Wheat BeerLong Beach Homebrewers
3rdMarvin GomezLoki's Thirsty1B: American LagerSoCal Cerveceros (SCC)

Table 2: European Pale Beers (14 entries)

1stMike RasconMike Bock4C: Helles BockLong Beach Homebrewers
2ndCharles KirkKirk Helles Bock4C: Helles BockBrewluminati [CA]
3rdJeff MathiowetzTo Helles and Bock4C: Helles BockMaltose Falcons

Table 3: Amber and Dark European Beers (12 entries)

1stMichael MyersBilly Jack6C: Dunkels BockHorsemen of the Hopocalypse

Table 5: Smoked and Wood Aged Beer (7 entries)

1stEric DennisRhum Line Barrel Aged Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Long Beach Homebrewers
2ndJeff KoehlerBa Barleywine33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Yeastside Brewers
3rdMike NeiceBeetlejuice33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Barley Bandits

Table 6: Historical and Specialty Beer (17 entries)

1stRobb StewartFreiburger Amber34B: Mixed-Style Beer Maltose Falcons
2ndAdam KingWild Oats Saison34B: Mixed-Style Beer
3rdDaniel Sepulveda
Co-Brewer: Tom Martois
Just Bought The Farm34B: Mixed-Style Beer Long Beach Homebrewers

Table 7: Session Anything (5 entries)

1stJerald PikeBe Best Bitter158A: Session Challenge Maltose Falcons
2ndWard WalkupTreacle Nation158A: Session Challenge Yeastside Brewers
3rdTiffany AshrafiMore Bees With Honey Blonde158A: Session Challenge Maltose Falcons

Table 8: Imperial Anything (12 entries)

1stJason Justeson
Co-Brewer: Ralph Gabe Dennis Erick
Blaxxx159A: Imperial Anything Brewing Borrachos
2ndJoe St. JohnBiggly159A: Imperial Anything Yeastside Brewers
3rdAram Raissi
Co-Brewer: Sarah Raissi
Mylittlehercules!159A: Imperial Anything

Table 9: Fruit Beer (16 entries)

1stMasahiro KitanoGuavahh!29A: Fruit Beer SoCal Cerveceros (SCC)
2ndMike RasconFruit And Funk29C: Specialty Fruit Beer Long Beach Homebrewers
3rdRyan RivasChasing Suns Act:ii29B: Fruit and Spice Beer SoCal Cerveceros (SCC)