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Thanks to all who participated in the Lager Than Life.

There were 87 entries judged and 170 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDarren SloanEcho Czamber3C: Czech Amber LagerBeer Boars
2ndRichard WilliamsZesty EnterpriseLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerThe Hop Addition Homebrew Club
3rdKev WarnesCuckoo8B: SchwarzbierAnglian Craft Brewers

Best Homebrew Club (30 Participating Clubs)

1stBeer Boars210016.00
2ndReading Amateur Brewers 120115.00
3rdLondon Amateur Brewers012010.00
The Hop Addition Homebrew Club110010.00

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: Pale Lagers (15 entries)

1stRick WoollissTrade Your Passion For Glory56A: Other Lager Beer Twickenham Boars
2ndPaul WillisDas Bier5D: German PilsHomebrew Collab (Bristol)
3rdMathias BorjessonFernweh27A1: Kellerbier
4thStephen BevanProhibition2A: International Pale LagerWorcestershire Homebrew Club
HMTim HaywardRab Light1A: American Light LagerReading Amateur Brewers

Table 2: New Zealand Pilsner (10 entries)

1stRichard WilliamsZesty EnterpriseLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerThe Hop Addition Homebrew Club
2ndAndrew AitchisonThe ShireLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerScottish Craft Brewers
3rdAndrew ClarkKiwi CatLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerLiverpool Homebrewers Club
HMBen LesterThree Fingers Down & the Other Two UpLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerWorcestershire Homebrew Club

Table 3: Czech Pale Lagers (15 entries)

1stKevin AndrewsIn Our Hearts, We Know 3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerWorcester Homebrew Club
2ndDave StrachanPils3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerAberdeen Homebrew Club
3rdMalc NewtonLong Shot3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerMidland Craft Brewers

Table 4: Helles and Festbier (12 entries)

1stØystein BorudHell, I´m Unique.4A: Munich Helles
2ndJon Moore
Co-Brewer: Darren Sloan
Boars In Helles4A: Munich HellesBeer Boars
3rdDavid TownsendWand'rin' Star (helles In Hello)4A: Munich Helles

Table 5: Amber Lagers (12 entries)

1stDarren SloanEcho Czamber3C: Czech Amber LagerBeer Boars
2ndJames WilsonWinner Winner Marzen Dinner6A: MärzenLondon Amateur Brewers
3rdMark SandersonHector's House6A: MärzenLondon Amateur Brewers
HMIan ParkerTahoe Sundown19B: California CommonHomebrew Collab (Bristol)

Table 6: Dark Lagers (14 entries)

1stKev WarnesCuckoo8B: SchwarzbierAnglian Craft Brewers
2ndRob CadwellMidnight Days3D: Czech Dark LagerReading Amateur Brewers
3rdArthur OlcotStormin' Norman8B: SchwarzbierLondon Amateur Brewers

Table 7: Strong and Smoked Lagers (14 entries)

1stCharles ReadDopple Effect9A: Doppelbock Reading Amateur Brewers
2ndBartosz LeniecWeles32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Reading Amateur Brewers
3rdDave MatthewsSmoke Over Bartestree32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Hereford Amateur Brewers
HMSean O'TooleGet Off Of My Long White Cloud56A: Other Strong Lager Beer Midlands Craft Brewers