Winners - 2019 California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition

Table 1: Standard American Lager (33 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stArts District Brewing CompanyMemory LaneStandard American Lager
2ndUnsung Brewing CompanyLuminoAmerican Light Lager
3rdSeismic Brewing CompanyTremor Standard American Lager

Table 2: International Lager (34 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stEppig BrewingEppig Special LagerInternational Pale Lager
2ndDust Bowl Brewing CoTaco Truck AmberInternational Amber Lager
3rdChapman Crafted BeerChapman Crafted PilsInternational Pale Lager

Table 3: American/International Pilsner (38 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stMorgan Territory BrewingProud PilsGerman-Style Pilsner
2ndAngel City BreweryPilsnerGerman-Style Pilsner
3rdFrogtown BreweryLites OutEuropean-Style Pilsner

Table 4: Bohemian-Style Pilsner (Czech Lager) (4A, 4B) (16 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1st14 Cannons Brewing CoPatient PilsnerCzech Pale Lager
2ndFeather Falls Brewing CompanyBrewer's Choice Czech Pale LagerCzech Pale Lager
3rdSmog City Brewing Co.Little Bo PilsCzech Pale Lager

Table 5: Pale European Beer (7 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFort Point Beer CompanyExportEuropean-Style Export/Dortmunder
2ndBlue Note BrewingHeidiGerman Leichtbier
3rdSouth Park BrewingMunderstruckEuropean-Style Export/Dortmunder

Table 6: Munich-Style Helles (20 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stThree Forks Bakery & Brewing CoMother's Beach Blonde LagerMunich-Style Helles
2ndFirestone Walker Brewing Co.LagerMunich-Style Helles
3rdSolid Ground BrewingRampart Munich-Style Helles

Table 7: Märzen (26 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1st14 Cannons Brewing CoMarooner MarzenMärzen/Oktoberfestbier
2ndFigueroa Mountain Brewing CompanyDanish Red LagerVienna Lager
3rdClandestine BrewingVVienna Lager

Table 8: Dark Lager (8 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stEnegren BrewingNighthawkSchwarzbier
2ndCrooked Lane Brewing CoThirsty PretzelsMunich Dunkel
3rdLast Name Brewing Co.California Black BeerSchwarzbier

Table 9: Bock (13 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stRip Current BrewingBreakline BockTraditional German-Style Bock
2ndAngel City BreweryBock Me AmadeusTraditional German-Style Bock
3rdMorgan Territory BrewingLock'd, Bock'd, & Ready To RockHelles Bock/Maibock

Table 10: Doppelbock/Eisbock (7 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stMorgan Territory BrewingLubricatorDoppelbock
2ndMammoth Brewing CompanyFire and EisbockEisbock
3rdLodi Beer CoDoppelbockDoppelbock

Table 11: Cream Ale (19 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stThe Stalking HorseHappy HourAmerican-Style Cream Ale
2ndUnsung Brewing CompanyBuzzmanAmerican-Style Cream Ale
3rdDel Cielo Brewing ÓraleAmerican-Style Cream Ale

Table 12: Kölsch (23 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stKern River Brewing CompanyPumps, Bumps And RollersKölsch
2ndPacific Plate Brewing Company Shockwave Kölsch Kölsch
3rdSunset Reservoir Brewing CompanyOutside Lands KolschKölsch

Table 13: Altbier (7 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stArts District Brewing CompanyÓraleGerman-Style Altbier
2ndEnegren BrewingValkyrieGerman-Style Altbier
3rdBeachwood Bbq & BrewingAlt(ernate) RealityGerman-Style Altbier

Table 14: California Common (4 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stAngel City BreweryCa CommonCalifornia Common
2ndBeachwood Bbq & BrewingSteamyCalifornia Common
3rdAnchor Brewing CoAnchor Steam BeerCalifornia Common

Table 15: Baltic Porter (6 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stMorgan Territory BrewingDark ReckoningBaltic-Style Porter
2ndEppig BrewingNatural Bridge: Baltic PorterBaltic-Style Porter
3rdAngel City BreweryBaltic PorterBaltic-Style Porter

Table 16: American-Style Wheat Beer (8 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stMad Duck BrewingHopical ParadiseAmerican-Style Wheat Beer
2ndInstitution Ale Co.Batch 457American-Style Wheat Beer
3rdEppig BrewingMeisterAmerican-Style Wheat Beer

Table 17: German-Style Wheat Ale (19 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFaultline Brewing CompanyHefeweizenHefeweizen
2ndSonoma Springs Brewing CompanyNoma WeissHefeweizen
3rdPizza Port Brew Co. - Ocean BeachJunk In da Trunkel DunkelDunkelweizen

Table 18: Berliner-Style Weisse (11 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFigueroa Mountain Brewing CompanyMicroburstBerliner-Style Weisse
2ndAngel City BreweryBerlinerBerliner-Style Weisse
3rdFederation BrewingDelicious MoneyBerliner-Style Weisse

Table 19: Gose (12 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stGilman Brewing CompanyPineapple JardinContemporary Gose
2ndSeismic Brewing CompanyDanger ZoneContemporary Gose
3rdTower Brewing CompanyPuesto de LimonadaContemporary Gose

Table 20: Rye beer (5 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFederation BrewingUtopia Planitia Red RyeRye beer
2ndDocent BrewingThe RubeRye beer
3rdBurning BeardRoggen The LightningGerman-Style Rye Ale

Table 21: American-Style Fruit Beer (44 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stYolo Brewing CompanyDie Hard Is A Christmas MovieFruit & Spice beer
2ndTilted Mash BrewingB. ApplebumFruit & Spice beer
3rdDel Cielo Brewing Guava DreamsFruit & Spice beer

Table 23: Herb & Spice Beer (20 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stBeachwood BrewingCoconudderHerb & Spice Beer
2ndLaughing Monk BrewingProphetess Herb & Spice Beer
3rdBeachwood Bbq & BrewingVanilla System of A StoutHerb & Spice Beer

Table 24: Honey & Alternative Sugar Beer (13 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stGarage Brewing CoGreet Tea-BirdHoney Beer
2ndBartlett Brewing Co. (bartlett Hall)BeemusedHoney Beer
3rdBig Sexy BrewingGristmill Honey AleHoney Beer

Table 25: Coffee Beer (15 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stMorgan Territory BrewingMidnight SeaCoffee Beer
2ndBeachwood BrewingMocha MacHineCoffee Beer
3rdSmog City Brewing Co.Coffee PorterCoffee Beer

Table 26: Chocolate Beer (11 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stBartlett Brewing Co. (bartlett Hall)Layer BarChocolate Beer
2ndGarage Brewing CoPeanut Butter Chocolate Milk StoutChocolate Beer
3rdSmog City Brewing Co.The NothingChocolate Beer

Table 27: Smoked Beer (11 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stEnegren BrewingThe Big MeatBamberg-Style Rauchbier
2ndDrake's Brewing CompanySmoked Brette Davis EyesOther Smoked Beer
3rdFort Point Beer CompanyManzanitaBamberg-Style Rauchbier

Table 28: Historical (3 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stNew Helvetia Brewing CoThurston AdambierAdambier
2ndShadow Puppet Brewing CompanyKentucky UncommonKentucky Common
3rdTen Mile BrewingHidden HollowKentucky Common

Table 29: Blonde or Golden Ale (27 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stRock Bottom Brewery la JollaSan Diego Sunset BlondeBlonde or Golden Ale
2ndEel River BrewingOrganic California BlondeBlonde or Golden Ale
3rdDanville Brewing Company925 BlondeBlonde or Golden Ale

Table 30: British Mild & Bitters (15 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stAmador Brewing CompanyDirty BlondeExtra Special Bitter
2ndClandestine BrewingBoycottSpecial Bitter
3rdTen Mile BrewingHidden Hollow English-Style Mild Ale

Table 31: Standard British Ales (23 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stPizza Port- Bressi RanchChronicEnglish-Style Pale Ale
2ndMammoth Brewing CompanyDouble Nut Brown PorterEnglish-Style Porter/Brown Porter
3rdPeter B's BrewpubInclusion AmberEnglish-Style Brown Ale

Table 32: British Strong Ales (12 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stEel River BrewingTriple ExultationEnglish Barleywine
2ndIsland Brewing CompanyBig Island BarleywineEnglish Barleywine
3rdThe Stalking HorseFurry WallsEnglish Barleywine

Table 33: Scottish Ale (5 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stSouth Park BrewingGrassmarketScottish Export
2ndBeachwood Bbq & BrewingGlenlongbeachScottish Export
3rdFall River Brewing CompanyKilty PleasureScottish Export

Table 34: Irish Red Ale (14 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stSan Fernando Brewing Co.O'Melveny Red AleIrish Red Ale
2ndPort O'Pints Brewing Co.Dean O'Dell's Irish Red AleIrish Red Ale
3rdRock Bottom Brewery la JollaSurfer's Solitude RedIrish Red Ale
HMEel River BrewingOrganic AmberIrish Red Ale

Table 35: Irish-Style Dry Stout (13 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stSolid Ground BrewingGneiss Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
2ndCrooked Lane Brewing CoDark BentClassic Irish-Style Dry Stout
3rdTioga Sequoia Brewing CompanyDublin BluesClassic Irish-Style Dry Stout

Table 36: Foreign Extra Stout (11 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stEast Brother Beer Co.Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout
2ndIsland Brewing CompanyStarry Night StoutForeign Extra Stout
3rdPeter B's BrewpubStouts Without BordersForeign Extra Stout

Table 37: Sweet Stout (11 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFerment.Drink.Repeat Brewing CompanyD'Yer Mak'er Tropical StoutTropical Stout
2ndSuper Owl BrewingUdder NonsenseMilk Stout/Cream Stout
3rdBeachwood Bbq & BrewingUdder LoveMilk Stout/Cream Stout

Table 38: Imperial Stout (23 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stRitual Brewing Co. Big DeluxeBritish Style Imperial Stout
2ndCrooked Lane Brewing CoNightfall At The BarnBritish Style Imperial Stout
3rdLadyface Ale Co.Russian LullabyAmerican Style Imperial Stout

Table 39: American Amber & Brown (21 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFort Rock BrewingFrb BrownAmerican Brown Ale
2nd6th & la BreaWham!berAmerican Amber Ale
3rdCalicraftOaktownAmerican Brown Ale

Table 40: American Porter & Stout (18 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stHapa's Brewing Company, LlcLittle AngelAmerican Porter
2ndDrake's Brewing CompanyBlack RobustoRobust Porter
3rdThree Forks Bakery & Brewing CoPurdon PorterRobust Porter

Table 41: American Pale Ale (55 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stSuper Owl BrewingBicycle Rights!American Pale Ale
2ndBerryessa BrewingSeparation Anxiety American Pale Ale
3rdTen Mile BrewingCitrallenialAmerican Pale Ale

Table 42: English-Style India Pale Ale (10 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stAlaro Craft BreweryCastilloEnglish-Style India Pale Ale
2ndSouth Park BrewingIn the MeantimeEnglish-Style India Pale Ale
3rdEel River BrewingOrganic IPAEnglish-Style India Pale Ale

Table 43: American-Style IPA (106 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stInstitution Ale Co.Scale the WallsAmerican-Style India Pale Ale
2ndBeachwood Bbq & BrewingInterlockAmerican-Style India Pale Ale
3rdFirestone Walker Brewing Co.Luponic DistortionAmerican-Style India Pale Ale

Table 44: New England-Style IPA (Hazy IPA) (93 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stBurning BeardWave of PhaseNew England-Style IPA (Hazy IPA)
2ndSouth Lake Brewing CompanyFog Nozzle IPANew England-Style IPA (Hazy IPA)
3rdMadewest Brewing CompanyMadewest Hazy IPANew England-Style IPA (Hazy IPA)

Table 45: Imperial IPA (51 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stEl Segundo Brewing CompanyOchos Locos DIPADouble IPA
2ndAngel City BreweryDouble IPADouble IPA
3rdKnee Deep Brewing CompanyHoptologist Double IPA

Table 46: Specialty IPA (21 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stLucky Devil Brewing Company Satan Is My MotorBelgian IPA
2ndWiens BrewingDeprivationBlack IPA
3rdMike Hess BrewingHabitusRye IPA

Table 47: Strong American Ales (7 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stBig Sexy BrewingGifted GunslingerOther American Strong Ales
2ndState Room BreweryUncle John's BarleywineAmerican Barleywine
3rdBootlegger's BreweryKnuckle SandwichOther American Strong Ales

Table 48: Belgian-Style Witbier (13 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stThe Monk's CellarBiere BlancheBelgian-Style Witbier
2ndCommon Space BreweryJosie's WitBelgian-Style Witbier
3rdIndie Brewing CompanyBlue and WhiteBelgian-Style Witbier

Table 49: Classic Saison (17 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stGilman Brewing CompanyGilman FarmhouseClassic Saison
2ndArts District Brewing CompanySpiritedClassic Saison
3rdStandard Deviant BrewingSaisonClassic Saison

Table 50: Specialty Saison (9 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stThree Mile Brewing CompanyI Like Big BeetsSpecialty Saison
2ndOut of Bounds Brewing CompanyRyebiscus SaisonSpecialty Saison
3rdTortugo Brewing CompanySipping On SpringtimeSpecialty Saison

Table 51: Belgian Table Beer (16 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stRock Bottom Brewery la JollaSiren Island Golden AleBelgian Blond Ale
2ndKairoa Brewing CompanyCheeky BuggahBelgian Blond Ale
3rdEnegren Brewing2019 Surf N' Suds CollaborationBelgian Pale Ale

Table 52: Belgian Strong Ale (21 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stSuper Owl BrewingLighten Up, FrancisBelgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndLucky Devil Brewing Company Aleister AbbeyBelgian Pale Strong Ale
3rdImperial Western Beer CompanyAhoy HoyBelgian Pale Strong Ale

Table 53: Trappist (21 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stBurning BeardPanic At the MonasteryTrappist Quadrupel
2ndBurning BeardGet Thee To A Monastery Trappist Dubbel
3rdState Room BreweryAltered State TripelTrappist Tripel

Table 54: Belgian-Style Sour Ale (6 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
2ndLucky Devil Brewing Company Oud CassisOther Belgian-Style Sour Ale
3rdCalicraftBarrel Project: Pomegranate-Plum SourOther Belgian-Style Sour Ale

Table 55: Lambic (7 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stBeachwood BlenderyChaos Is A Friend of MineLambic
2ndBurning BeardAmerican Wild With Tart CherriesFruit Lambic
3rdBeachwood BlenderyCareful With That Peace, EugeneFruit Lambic

Table 56: Wild Ales (30 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stAlmanac Beer Co.Strawberry HopcakeMixed Culture Beer
2ndAlmanac Beer Co.Farmer's Reserve No. 5Mixed Culture Beer
3rdGunwhale AlesMission StatementWild Specialty Beer

Table 57: Wood- and Barrel-Aged (9 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stSolid Ground BrewingDevil's Leap Wood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing wine, port, or sherry)
2ndOut of Bounds Brewing CompanyHurly BurlyWood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing wine, port, or sherry)
3rdBj's Restaurants and BrewhouseSour Cherry Jerry Wood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing wine, port, or sherry)

Table 58: Sprit Barrel (34 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFirestone Walker Brewing Co.Old Man HattanWood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing distilled spirits i.e. brandy, bourbon, etc)
2ndSonoma Springs Brewing CompanyPlum DrunkWood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing distilled spirits i.e. brandy, bourbon, etc)
3rdEl Segundo Brewing CompanyOld JettyWood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing distilled spirits i.e. brandy, bourbon, etc)

Table 60: Experimental Beer (30 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFiftyfifty BrewingI Did It All For the CookieExperimental Beer
2ndSmog City Brewing Co.BuzzworthyExperimental Beer
3rdFull Circle Brewing Co Illa VanillaExperimental Beer

Table 61: Session Beer (22 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stFall River Brewing CompanySingle Track ObsessionSession Beer (beer less than or equal to 5% abv.)
2ndSociete Brewing Co.The Coachman Session IPASession Beer (beer less than or equal to 5% abv.)
3rdInstitution Ale Co.ClaritySession Beer (beer less than or equal to 5% abv.)

Table 62: Chili Beer (5 entries)

PlaceOrganizationEntry NameStyle
1stTortugo Brewing CompanyCristobal Lager On PeppersChili Beer
2ndBeachwood BlenderyDia de Los MangosChili Beer
3rdRock Bottom Brewery la Jolla3 Pepper AleChili Beer