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Thanks to all who participated in the Brew Con World Series V.

There were 389 entries judged and 211 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew Perks
Co-Brewer: Dan Turner
Don’t Call Me Mate1C: Cream Ale
2ndGareth OakesWhat The Cluck16D: Foreign Extra StoutWorcestershire Homebrew Club
3rdGareth OakesBeyond A Shadow19A: American Amber AleWorcestershire Homebrew Club

BREW CON '22 Best Brewer (161 Participating Brewers)

1stGareth Oakes200113.02 Worcestershire Homebrew Club
2ndJames Pettifor200012.02 Anglian Craft Brewers
3rdKevin Andrews110010.01 Worcestershire Homebrew Club
4thHugues Vivier012010.00 Les Forces Du Malt
5thJerry Pringle01107.00 Reading Amateur Brewers
6thMarc Hannewald10006.01 Norwich Amateur Brewers
7thMatthew Perks10006.01
8thGarreth Smith10006.01 REBEL Homebrewers
Andy Rice10006.01
10thMalcolm Cruickshank10006.01 Scottish Craft Brewers
11thLee Immins10006.01 London Amateur Brewers
Laura Braid10006.01
13thDaniel Burgin10006.01
14thInnes Crawford10006.01 Aberdeen Homebrew Club
15thMat Ridge00206.00 Norwich Amateur Brewers
16thDarren Sloan01004.00 Beer Boars
Marco Bonzanini01004.00 Beer Boars
18thAlex Davies01004.00 Norwich Amateur Brewers
Ragnar Vorel01004.00
20thJohn Watson01004.00 Anglian Craft Brewers
Russell Sim01004.00 Aberdeen Homebrew Club
22ndJacques Marais01004.00 London Amateur Brewers
23rdIan Benfell01004.00
Sarah Pantry01004.00 REBEL Homebrewers
Robert Iafrati01004.00 Homebrew Collab (Bristol)
Andrew Newall01004.00 Scottish Craft Brewers
27thHarry Kirkham00103.00 Scottish Craft Brewers
28thRichard Brown00103.00 Scottish Craft Brewers
Joon Chung00103.00 Beer Boars
30thMathias Borjesson00103.00
Nick Davis00103.00 Anglian Craft Brewers
32ndSteven Thompson00103.00
Tom Corry00103.00
34thPaul Willis00103.00 Homebrew Collab (Bristol)
35thCharles Tucker00103.00 Maltorific
36thAshley Carr00011.00 Norwich Amateur Brewers

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.

World Series Club Champions (34 Participating Clubs)

1stWorcestershire Homebrew Club310123.03
2ndAnglian Craft Brewers211019.02
3rdNorwich Amateur Brewers 112117.01
4thScottish Craft Brewers112016.01
5thBeer Boars021011.00
6thREBEL Homebrewers110010.01
7thAberdeen Homebrew Club110010.01
8thLondon Amateur Brewers110010.01
9thLes Forces Du Malt012010.00
10thReading Amateur Brewers01107.00
11thHomebrew Collab (Bristol)01107.00

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: WHEAT AND ROGGENBIERS (18 entries)

1stJames PettiforHazelweiss 202210A: WeissbierAnglian Craft Brewers
2ndJohn WatsonCalypso Queen 1D: American Wheat BeerAnglian Craft Brewers
3rdMat RidgeA What Now?27A4: RoggenbierNorwich Amateur Brewers

Table 2: ENGLISH GOLDENS AND IPAS (19 entries)

1stMalcolm CruickshankH12A: English Golden AleScottish Craft Brewers
2ndRobert IafratiFirst Gold Green Hop IPA12C: English IPAHomebrew Collab (Bristol)
3rdSteven ThompsonCoalfield Gold12A: English Golden Ale
HMAshley CarrDeferred World Series IV - Entry 212C: English IPANorwich Amateur Brewers

Table 3: SOURS AND WILDS (19 entries)

1stMarc HannewaldAntares28C: Wild Specialty Beer Norwich Amateur Brewers
2ndHugues VivierVille Rose23B: Flanders Red AleLes Forces Du Malt
3rdJoon ChungCann Hall Blend23E: GueuzeBeer Boars

Table 4: BRITISH, IRISH and IMPERIAL STOUTS (22 entries)

1stGareth OakesWhat The Cluck16D: Foreign Extra StoutWorcestershire Homebrew Club
2ndJacques MaraisBoars Boars Boars 220C: Imperial StoutLondon Amateur Brewers
3rdNick DavisBlack Blood From Bastogne16D: Foreign Extra StoutAnglian Craft Brewers

Table 5: DARKER AMERICAN ALES (31 entries)

1stGareth OakesBeyond A Shadow19A: American Amber AleWorcestershire Homebrew Club
2ndSarah PantryDark Inception20A: American PorterREBEL Homebrewers
3rdJerry Pringle9619C: American Brown AleReading Amateur Brewers

Table 6: AMERICAN IPAS (40 entries)

1stKevin AndrewsMy Hearts In Overdrive And You’re Behind The Steering Wheel21B7: New England IPA Worcestershire Homebrew Club
2ndRagnar VorelBeer 221A: American IPA
3rdHugues VivierCessna’s Rules21B7: New England IPA Les Forces Du Malt

Table 7: EUROPEAN BROWN ALES (23 entries)

1stDaniel BurginFour Or Five Pints At The Ship On A Sunday Before Heading Home For Mum's Roast, Circa 199411B: Best Bitter
2ndRussell SimGregory’s Liquid Spirit13C: English PorterAberdeen Homebrew Club
3rdHarry KirkhamThere's Life In The Old Dog Yet13B: English Brown AleScottish Craft Brewers

Table 8: SPECIALITY IPAS (22 entries)

1stJames PettiforShadowfax21B: Specialty IPA Anglian Craft Brewers
2ndMarco BonzaniniDouble-Oh-Seven21B6: White IPA Beer Boars
3rdMat RidgeStar-Rye Party21B5: Rye IPA Norwich Amateur Brewers

Table 9: AMERICAN PALE ALES (21 entries)

1stAndy RiceShedload Two 18B: American Pale Ale
2ndKevin AndrewsSugar, We’re Going Down Swinging 18B: American Pale AleWorcestershire Homebrew Club
3rdMathias BorjessonRaw Citra18B: American Pale Ale

Table 10: BELGIAN ALES (28 entries)

1stInnes CrawfordDubbelicious26B: Belgian DubbelAberdeen Homebrew Club
2ndAlex DaviesNelson's Vengeance25B: Saison Norwich Amateur Brewers
3rdHugues VivierPrintemps Toulousain25B: Saison Les Forces Du Malt

Table 11: PALE LAGERS (67 entries)

1stMatthew Perks
Co-Brewer: Dan Turner
Don’t Call Me Mate1C: Cream Ale
2ndDarren SloanPakaru PilsPRX5: New Zealand PilsnerBeer Boars
3rdPaul WillisPekne Pivo3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerHomebrew Collab (Bristol)
HMGareth OakesReady Steady Go4A: Munich HellesWorcestershire Homebrew Club

Table 12: DARKER LAGERS (28 entries)

1stLaura BraidOktoberness6A: Marzen
2ndIan BenfellDopplebock 9A: Doppelbock
3rdRichard BrownV For Vienna7A: Vienna LagerScottish Craft Brewers

Table 13: STRONG ALES (19 entries)

1stGarreth Smith
Co-Brewer: Nathan Edwards
2117D: English BarleywineREBEL Homebrewers
2ndJerry PringleOld Napper17D: English BarleywineReading Amateur Brewers
3rdCharles TuckerBlack Cat17D: English BarleywineMaltorific


1stLee ImminsBlack Barley Wine To Dine A Fine Swine33A: Wood-Aged Beer London Amateur Brewers
2ndAndrew NewallRhubarb And Raspberry Pale Ale29A: Fruit Beer Scottish Craft Brewers
3rdTom CorryPina Cola[ga]34C: Experimental Beer