Raise your beer mug and give a toast to Chris Simental, the winner of the 2009 Pacific Gravity Homebrewer of the Year Award. Chris was honored at the Holiday Party on December 12th and presented with an engraved trophy mug. He was the run-away winner for the second year in a row, having garnered a record 39 points. His total completely blew away the rest of the field, let by second-place brewer Craig Corley, who had 21 points. Way to go Chris, and keep up the good work!
The final Club-Only Competition spot this year went to Jon Porter, for a wonderful Belgian Strong Golden Ale. Jon picked up a score of 40 points in the club judging, and 35.5 at the national level. Alas, it didn’t place in the top 3.
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