Thanks to all who participated in the Lager Than Life.

There were 91 entries judged and 126 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stMark CharlwoodGerman Leichtbier I5A: German Leichtbier

Best Homebrew Club (22 Participating Clubs)

1stLondon Amateur Brewers524023.00
2ndAberdeen Homebrew Club11116.00
3rdHertford Brew Club01002.00
Beer Boars01002.00
Lancashire Amateur Brewmeisters01002.00
Midlands Craft Brewers01002.00

Scores and tie-breakers have been applied in accordance with the scoring methodology. Numbers reflected are rounded to the hundredth place. Hover over or tap the question mark icon () for the actual calculated value.

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light lagers (10 entries)

1stMark CharlwoodGerman Leichtbier I5A: German Leichtbier
2ndMark SandersonNancy's Ray Gun2A: International Pale Lager
3rdWilliam MorrisNamesake2A: International Pale Lager
HMNick DavisBattle of the Alamo2A: International Pale Lager

Table 2: Czech pale lagers (13 entries)

1stThomas Handysides Czech It Out!3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
2ndMarcus AlexanderBohemian Travesty3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
3rdSteve SmithCzech 1-23B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
HMPhilip Wiseman
Co-Brewer: N/a
Pbc Lager3A: Czech Pale Lager

Table 3: Hoppy/Bitter lagers (13 entries)

1stSteve SmithIt's The Neu! Thing5D: German Pils
2ndRob McVeyGerman Pils5D: German Pils
3rdPaul WrightGerman Pils5D: German Pils

Table 4: German pale malty lagers (14 entries)

1stJonathan PurdieMunich Helles4A: Munich Helles
2ndSean O'TooleRake At the Gates of Helles Tonight4A: Munich Helles
3rdDave Strachan
Co-Brewer: Richard Davies
Munich Helles4A: Munich Helles
4thAndrew ClarkeHelles Kellerbier Mit Zwei Drachen43A: Kellerbier: Pale
HMMatthew HalesHelles Belles 4A: Munich Helles

Table 5: Vienna Lager (11 entries)

1stMick HarrisonUltravox7A: Vienna Lager
2ndStew HorneThe Image Has Gone Only You And I7A: Vienna Lager
3rdMatthew HalesPure Vienna 7A: Vienna Lager
HMPaul Gaunt
Co-Brewer: George McIlroy
Billy Boy Lager7A: Vienna Lager

Table 6: Amber lagers (15 entries)

1stRobert GallagherMendel's Dihybrid Cross3C: Czech Amber Lager
2ndJonathan MooreVape Nation6B: Rauchbier
3rdLucas Stolarczyk$6 Million Beer19B: California Common
4thJason Jones
Co-Brewer: Charlie Abbott
Potator9A: Doppelbock
HMJames CollinAmärzen6A: Marzen

Table 7: Dark Lagers (15 entries)

1stInnes CrawfordFrom Munich With Love8A: Munich Dunkel
2ndIan Scott
Co-Brewer: Jaguar Brew Co
Mortlager Noir8B: Schwarzbier
3rdGeorge McIlroy
Co-Brewer: Paul Gaunt
The Nightman Cometh3D: Czech Dark Lager