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Thanks to all who participated in the Gold Coast Amateur Brewing Competition.

There were 207 entries judged and 157 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale Lager / Beer (21 entries)

1stDavid OliverGerman Pils5D: German Pils
2ndScott BurnettDude Bru Lager1B: American LagerThe Gold Club
3rdScott BurnettDizzy Swiss 2A: International Pale LagerThe Gold Club

Table 2: Amber / Dark Lager (13 entries)

1stBenedict RothRauchbier 6B: RauchbierGoldCLUB
2ndAndrew MahonyBock6C: Dunkels Bock
3rdSam MiddlerWest Coast Amber Lager2B: International Amber LagerGold Club

Table 3: Wheat Ale / British / Australian Beer (18 entries)

1stAndrew MahonyAussie Pale Ale12B: Australian Sparkling Ale
2ndCary MacDonaldBear's Best11B: Best BitterGoldCLUB
3rdTony Van der LindenCrewe Bitter11B: Best BitterBABBS

Table 4: Amber / Brown Ale (22 entries)

1stAndrew LeckieNot Newky Broon13B: English Brown AleBrisbane Brewers Club
2ndSimon CherryCherry3 Black15C: Irish Extra StoutGoldCLUB
3rdTony Van der LindenCopperhead Road19A: American Amber AleBABBS

Table 5: Porter / Stout (23 entries)

1stAndrew MahonyBaltic Porter9C: Baltic Porter
2ndDaniel O'DonnellOatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal StoutBrisbane Brewers Club
3rdCameron MoleMudgee Love Stout20B: American StoutGold Club

Table 6: Pale Ale (27 entries)

1stPaul DavidsonFat Charlie18B: American Pale AleGold Club
2ndMark HarrisSmash Blonde18A: Blonde Ale
3rdAlex TaubertNew Hope Pa18B: American Pale AleCQ Craft Brewers

Table 7: IPA / Strong Ale (38 entries)

1stCary MacDonaldGreat White Unchained 21B6: White IPA GoldCLUB
2ndJimi WallHammertime21A: American IPA
3rdJosh GillSimcoe Orchy21B: Specialty IPA

Table 8: European Sour / Wild Ale (9 entries)

1stAlex TaubertTaubval28A: Brett Beer CQ Craft Brewers
2ndPeter TherkelsenClub Lambic23D: LambicBBC, Brisbane Brewers Club.
3rdDaniel O'Donnell
Co-Brewer: Bbc Club Barrel
Pomegranate23F: Fruit Lambic Brisbane Brewers Club

Table 9: Belgian / Trappist Ale (17 entries)

1stGreg DuresBeer de Queensland24C: Biere de Garde Fraser Coast Bayside Brewers
2ndJeremy MacGregorPink Elephant25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleBrisbane Amateur Beer Brewers
3rdBen BrettIt's Already Too Late Tripel26C: Belgian Tripel

Table 10: Specialty Beer (19 entries)

1stSam MiddlerSummer Crush (Watermelon & Cherry Sour)29A: Fruit Beer Gold Club
2ndChris Rosewarne3 Finger Stout33A: Wood-Aged Beer GoldCLUB
3rdSteve GowerSmoky & the Bandit 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer PUBS