Covert Hops Society Proudly Presents
27th Annual Peach State Brew Off 2020
Peach State Brew Off American Homebrewers Association Beer Judge Certification Program
Covert Hops Society

Flight 1
1 - STANDARD AMERICAN BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 David Byer 1A MALT
2 Rick Ludolph 1D  


Flight 2
2 - INTERNATIONAL LAGER
3 - CZECH LAGER
5 - PALE BITTER EUROPEAN BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jay Brantley 3A PC Mashers
2 Randall McPherson 2A Covert Hops Society
3 Bradford Shoemaker 3D Covert Hops Society


Flight 3
4A - PALE MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER - Munich Helles
4C - PALE MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER - Helles Bock
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Paul Cahill 4C Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga
2 Jay Brantley 4A PC Mashers
3 Nik Volkert 4A Woodstock Malt Monkeys


Flight 4
4B - PALE MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER - Festbier
6A - AMBER MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER - Märzen
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jay Bennett 4B  
2 Zane Oliver 6A  
3 Locomotive Home Brewing 6A  


Flight 5
7 - AMBER BITTER EUROPEAN BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Richard Force 7B Covert Hops Society
2 Galen Johnson 7C  
3 Johm O'Brien 7A Final Gravity Craftbrewers


Flight 6
8 - DARK EUROPEAN LAGER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Paul Cahill 8A Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga
2 Bradford Shoemaker 8A Covert Hops Society
3 Paul Cahill 8B Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga


Flight 7
9 - STRONG EUROPEAN BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jeffrey Scoggins 9A PC Mashers
2 Ed Moore 9C Rock Hoppers


Flight 8
10 - GERMAN WHEAT BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 David Byer 10C MALT
2 Jonathan Thomas 10A  
3 Galen Johnson 10A  


Flight 9
11 - BRITISH BITTER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jonathan Lizenby 11B 256 Brewers
2 Pavel Dunn 11B Covert Hops Society
3 Mark Rudeseal 11C New London Brew Club


Flight 10
12A - PALE COMMONWEALTH BEER - British Golden Ale
12B - PALE COMMONWEALTH BEER - Australian Sparking Ale
14 - SCOTTISH ALE
5 - New Zealand Pilsner
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jay Brantley 14C PC Mashers
2 Bradford Shoemaker 12A Covert Hops Society
3 Aaron Szerlip X5 Covert Hops Society


Flight 11
13A - BROWN BRITISH BEER - Dark Mild
13B - BROWN BRITISH BEER - British Brown Ale
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Charles Wier 13B Covert Hops Society
2 Johm O'Brien 13B Final Gravity Craftbrewers
3 Rodney Parker 13A Hop breakers
HM Nik Volkert 13A Woodstock Malt Monkeys


Flight 12
13C - BROWN BRITISH BEER - English Porter
20A - AMERICAN PORTER AND STOUT - American Porter
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Mathew King 20A Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Route 9 brewing 20A  
3 CLINT MARTIN 13C Chicken City Ale Raisers


Flight 13
15 - IRISH BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jay Brantley 15C PC Mashers
2 Jeremy Buddemeier 15B Savannah Brewers League
3 Jim Shell 15A  


Flight 14
16 - DARK BRITISH BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Mathew King 16C Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Mark Gregory 16A Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga
3 Scott Cole 16B  


Flight 15
12C - PALE COMMONWEALTH BEER - English IPA
17 - STRONG BRITISH ALE
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 David Byer 17D MALT
2 Ed Kennedy 17B Covert Hops Society
3 Aaron Szerlip 17D Covert Hops Society


Flight 16
18 - PALE AMERICAN ALE
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 David Byer 18A MALT
2 Bradford Shoemaker 18B Covert Hops Society
3 Tim Lewis 18B Brewmasters of Alpharetta
HM Curt Royer 18A HopBreakers


Flight 17
19 - AMBER AND BROWN AMERICAN BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Michael Hill 19A  
2 Gregory Diefenbach 19B Saratoga Thoroughbrews
3 Brad Smith 19A  


Flight 18
20B - AMERICAN PORTER AND STOUT - American Stout
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Johm O'Brien 20B Final Gravity Craftbrewers
2 kelly ayars 20B  
3 Paul Cahill 20B Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga


Flight 19
20C - AMERICAN PORTER AND STOUT - Imperial Stout
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Richard Force 20C Covert Hops Society
2 David Byer 20C MALT
3 Zane Oliver 20C  


Flight 20
21A - IPA - American IPA
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Rick Ludolph 21A  
2 Mark Henson 21A  
3 Dave Ratcliff 21A PC Mashers


Flight 21
21B - IPA - Specialty IPA
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Matt Porritt 21B  
2 Dan Podratsky 21B Covert Hops Society
3 Michael Abbruzzese 21B  


Flight 22
21B - IPA - Specialty IPA (New England IPA)
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Ryan Wallis 21B  
2 Chris Collier 21B Covert Hops Society
3 David O'Neal 21B Covert Hops Society


Flight 23
22 - STRONG AMERICAN ALE
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Paul Cahill 22A Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga
2 Matt Vaught 22D Chicken City Ale Raisers
3 Del PRICE 22C Covert Hops Society


Flight 24
23 - EUROPEAN SOUR ALE
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Kevin Foster 23F Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Chris Collier 23B Covert Hops Society
3 Kevin Foster 23E Chicken City Ale Raisers
HM Kevin Foster 23B Chicken City Ale Raisers


Flight 25
24 - BELGIAN ALE
25A - STRONG BELGIAN ALE - Belgian Blond Ale
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Travis Cogan 24A New London Brew Club
2 Rick Ludolph 25A  
3 Jonathan Thomas 25A  


Flight 26
25B - STRONG BELGIAN ALE - Saison
25C - STRONG BELGIAN ALE - Belgian Golden Strong
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jonathan Thomas 25C  
2 Jay Brantley 25B PC Mashers
3 Rick Ludolph 25B  


Flight 27
26A - TRAPPIST ALE - Trappist Single
26B - TRAPPIST ALE - Belgian Dubbel
26C - TRAPPIST ALE - Belgian Tripel
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Chris Rolfes 26B Covert Hops Society
2 Steve Pavlichek 26B New London Brew Club
3 Travis Cogan 26B New London Brew Club


Flight 28
26D - TRAPPIST ALE - Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 David Byer 26D MALT
2 Kevin Foster 26D Chicken City Ale Raisers
3 Paul Cahill 26D Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga
HM Michael Weeks 26D  


Flight 29
27 - HISTORICAL BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Bradford Shoemaker 27 Covert Hops Society
2 Rainy Day Brewery 27 Covert Hops Society
3 Richard Force 27 Covert Hops Society


Flight 30
28A - AMERICAN WILD ALE - Brett Beer
28B - AMERICAN WILD ALE - Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Kevin Foster 28A Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Chris Collier 28A Covert Hops Society
3 Kevin Foster 28B Chicken City Ale Raisers


Flight 31
28C - AMERICAN WILD ALE - Wild Specialty Beer
4 - Catharina Sour
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Kevin Foster 28C Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Heath Johns 28C  
3 Galen Johnson 28C  


Flight 32
29 - FRUIT BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Nate Pekoc 29B Hopbreakers
2 David O'Neal 29C Covert Hops Society
3 Evan Comeaux 29A Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs


Flight 33
30 - SPICED BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Brad Warden 30C Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga
2 Ryan Hall 30A 256 Brewers
3 Mark Gregory 30A Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga


Flight 34
6B - AMBER MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER - Rauchbier
31 - ALTERNATIVE FERMENTABLES BEER
32 - SMOKED BEER
34 - SPECIALTY BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Richard Force 6B Covert Hops Society
2 Bill Boyer 34B Woodstock Malt Monkeys
3 Tim Lewis 32A Brewmasters of Alpharetta


Flight 35
33 - WOOD BEER
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Heath Johns 33B  
2 Aaron Szerlip 33B Covert Hops Society
3 Ed Moore 33B Rock Hoppers


Flight 36
1 - TRADITIONAL MEAD
2 - FRUIT MEAD
4 - SPECIALTY MEAD
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Mathew King M4C Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Luke Herinckx M2E  
3 Erik Weber M1B Woodstock Malt Monkeys


Flight 37
1 - STANDARD CIDER AND PERRY
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Jason Breckling C1C Hop Breakers Brew Club
2 Kevin Foster C1A Chicken City Ale Raisers
3 Shelter Beer C1A  


Flight 38
2 - SPECIALITY CIDER AND PERRY
Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Bill Boyer C2D Woodstock Malt Monkeys
2 Melissa Daniel C2B Covert Hops Society
3 Mathew King C2F Chicken City Ale Raisers


Best of Show (Beer)
BOS Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 David Byer 17D MALT
2 Mathew King 20A Chicken City Ale Raisers
3 Jay Brantley 3A PC Mashers
HM Jason Breckling 33B  


Best of Show (Mead-Cider)
BOS Place Name Cat/Sub Club
1 Kevin Foster C1A Chicken City Ale Raisers
2 Bill Boyer C2D Woodstock Malt Monkeys
3 Luke Herinckx M2E  
HM Heath Johns 33B  


Club Points
Club Points
Covert Hops Society 78
Chicken City Ale Raisers 43
MALT 28
PC Mashers 27
Barley Mob Brewers - Chattanooga 27
Hop Breakers Brew Club 11
New London Brew Club 10
Woodstock Malt Monkeys 10
Final Gravity Craftbrewers 9
256 Brewers 8
Rock Hoppers 4
Savannah Brewers League 3
Saratoga Thoroughbrews 3
Brewmasters of Alpharetta 2
Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs 1


Point Distribution
Outstanding 0.00%
Excellent 13.90%
Very Good 41.18%
Good 41.71%
Fair 3.21%
Problematic 0.00%