Winners - NHC Ireland National Homebrew Competition 2024

Table 1: A. Global Pale Lager (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRichard BolandPale FaceCzech Pale LagerMidland Brewers [Ireland]
2ndTuomo ÄkkinenOn My Way To PragueCzech Premium Pale LagerPanomaju
3rdTiago Mendes Gonçalves#1American Light Lager 

Table 2: B. German Pale Lager (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stFern LeafHellesMunich HellesFern Leaf Homebrew Club
2ndRossa O'NeillA Bag Of German PilsGerman PilsCapital Brewers [Ireland]
3rdOisin BoydellGerman PilsGerman PilsGarden County Homebrew Club [Ireland]

Table 3: C. Blonde Ale (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKeith McKeagueTropical Wheat AleAmerican Wheat BeerLimerick Brewers [Ireland]
2ndConor McMullenTramlinesKölsch Connacht Homebrewers Club (Galway, Mayo, Sligo) [Ireland]
3rdRoss ChisholmKolsch EncountersKölsch Wee County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 4: D. Amber Lager (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael ElliottBlue SkyVienna LagerNational Homebrew Club (Ireland)
2ndFernando Luis ToniBamberg SmokedRauchbierConnacht Homebrewers Club (Galway, Mayo, Sligo) [Ireland]
3rdTara PollardAshes To MashesRauchbierGarden County Homebrew Club [Ireland]
HMRoss ChisholmNo Shmoke Without FireRauchbierWee County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 5: E. Dark Lager (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAndrew AitchisonIt's Lager Jim But Not As We Know ItSchwarzbierScottish Craft Brewers

Table 6: F. Bock (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPeter ScanlanPeter Scanlan EisbockLee Valley Homebrew Club [Ireland]
2ndMick MolloyWeihnachtor 9%DoppelbockRoyal County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 7: G. German Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNiall O'HaganWeiss WeissbierWee County Brewers [Ireland]
2ndMick MolloyNeuhauser Dunkles WeissbierDunkels WeissbierRoyal County Brewers [Ireland]
3rdAidan CotterAltercationAltbierWee County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 8: H. British Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPat DaltonNo Way SisOrdinary Bitter 
HMPaddy GunnEnglish Bitter Irish BloodStrong BitterWee County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 9: J. British Stout (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDes KirkSweetish StoutSweet StoutNorth County Brewers [Ireland]
2ndMichael ElliottDagdaOatmeal StoutNational Homebrew Club (Ireland)
3rdJonathan LeechAh, I Wouldn't Be Fond Of Drinking Foreign Extra StoutCapital Brewers [Ireland]

Table 10: K. Irish Stout (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
2ndFern LeafDarkness Of Fern Leaf Irish StoutFern Leaf Homebrew Club
3rdJohn ReillySt John's GateIrish StoutLiffey Brewers [Ireland]

Table 11: L. Red + Brown Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn CliffordNod AlongEnglish PorterGarden County Homebrew Club [Ireland]
2ndOscar Puga CaldeiroAka BiruIrish Red AleLimerick Brewers [Ireland]
3rdAidan CotterFierce MildDark MildWee County Brewers [Ireland]
HMBethany SullivanBlack SheepEnglish PorterLimerick Brewers [Ireland]

Table 12: M. American Pale Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stTim GreigClever GirlAmerican Pale AleWexford Homebrewers Club
2ndBarry LongScammallachAmerican Pale AleWee County Brewers [Ireland]
3rdTom DoyleMinnesota MaltAmerican Pale AleRebel Brewers [Ireland]

Table 13: N. American Porter + Stout (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDan McGeePecking OrderAmerican PorterWee County Brewers [Ireland]
2ndDiarmuid KavanaghRoDorchaImperial StoutLiffey Brewers [Ireland]

Table 14: O. American IPA (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDiarmuid KavanaghWest Dalkin IPAAmerican IPALiffey Brewers [Ireland]
2ndPaddy GunnCapitol RiotsAmerican IPAWee County Brewers [Ireland]
3rdSteven Mac SweeneyThe Juice Is Loose American IPAKerry Brewers [Ireland]

Table 15: P. Specialty IPA (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stManu D. GarridoRye CoalitionRye IPACapital Brewers [Ireland]
2ndStephen FaganSession IPASpecialty IPAWee County Brewers [Ireland]
3rdPaddy HavernBack 2 BlackBlack IPAWee County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 16: Q. Hazy IPA (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPaddy HavernHigh VoltageHazy IPAWee County Brewers [Ireland]
2ndPaul MoorheadSolero HazeHazy IPA 
3rdAaron MurphyIt's Spelt SuperdelicHazy IPACapital Brewers [Ireland]

Table 17: R. Strong Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatti IsosomppiWCDIPA #5Double IPAPanomaju
2ndAaron MurphyAmerican Strong AleAmerican Strong AleCapital Brewers [Ireland]
3rdStephane DudzinskiWhere Spirits Lie DeadEnglish Barley WineCapital Brewers [Ireland]

Table 18: S. Belgian Ale (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJonathan LeechA Monk's Work Is Never Done Belgian Dark Strong AleCapital Brewers [Ireland]
2ndTom DoyleGrootste BelgBelgian DubbelRebel Brewers [Ireland]
3rdRichard EnglishBelgian Wit BellsWitbierNorth County Brewers [Ireland]

Table 19: T. Saison (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn ReillyIt's Spelt Saison SaisonLiffey Brewers [Ireland]
2ndStephen FaganSaisonSaisonWee County Brewers [Ireland]
3rdAidan CotterSaison, On The Shezlong, All Day LongSaisonWee County Brewers [Ireland]
HMManu D. GarridoThe Last SaisonSaisonCapital Brewers [Ireland]

Table 20: U. Sour + Wild (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRoss O'HaraGose Down Real Nice 2GoseCapital Brewers [Ireland]
2ndPaddy HavernLa Petite FramboiseWild Specialty BeerWee County Brewers [Ireland]
3rdJonathan LeechOud BruinOud BruinCapital Brewers [Ireland]

Table 21: V. Fruit + Spiced (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPhil SmailCoffee PorterSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerNorth County Brewers [Ireland]
2ndMikko SaloRaparperperiFruit BeerPanomaju
3rdLeon PotgieterConfused CorgiFruit and Spice BeerGarden County Homebrew Club [Ireland]
HMPeter ScanlanPeter Scanlan Fruit and Spice BeerLee Valley Homebrew Club [Ireland]

Table 22: X. Specialty (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGearoid BegganCakeSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerCapital Brewers [Ireland]
2ndStephane DudzinskiKings Of CarnageSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerCapital Brewers [Ireland]
3rdAaron MurphyBarrel Aged Dark English BarleywineSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerCapital Brewers [Ireland]
HMManu D. Garrido1840 Truman Export Stout CloneHistorical BeerCapital Brewers [Ireland]