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    by Published on 05-26-2015 12:30 PM

    This years competition season is over for the Southeastern Homebrewers Association and HOPS had a great year as usual. We solidified second place for Club of the Year!!! We picked up another 23 points as a club and finished the year with a whopping 170 points as one of the best home-brew clubs in the Southeast! Congrats to all the winners on a job well done!

    Greg Ellis - 1st place - Pale Malty Euro Lager

    Bill Mckendry - 2nd place - Pale American Ale
    Bill McKendry - 2nd place - American Vanilla Porter

    Ed Christian - 2nd place - Pale Bitter Euro Lager
    Ed Christian - 2nd place - Fruit Beer
    Ed Christian - 3rd place - Dark British Beer
    Ed Christian - 3rd place - Amber Malty Euro Lager

    Allen Smith - 1st place - American Stout
    Allen Smith - 1st place - Strong Belgian Ale
    Allen Smith - 2nd place - Brown British Beer
    Allen Smith - 3rd place - Pale American Ale
    Allen Smith - 3rd place - Trappist Ale

    Click the link below for all the results


    The "1st annual HOP'S Chilli cook-off" is Saturday February 25th 2017 at high noon location TBD. It will be judged by all present and you must bring your home-brew to pair with it. Entry fee is $5.00 and 100% of the proceeds go to the club the winner will keep the trophy or ribbon for one year until the next chili cook-off and then it will be passed on to the following year's winner. Bring it folks let's have some fun!!!!

    The "Skirmish" results are in...


    2nd place - Greg Ellis - Berliner Weisse
    3rd place - Allen Smith - Dark Mild

    3rd place - Ian Raulston - Czech Amber Lager

    1st place - Greg Ellis - Historical beer
    1st place - Greg Ellis - Berliner Weisse
    3rd place - Greg Ellis - Baltic Porter

    1st place - Allen Smith - Dark Mild
    1st place - Allen Smith - Blonde Ale
    1st place - Allen Smith - Fruit Beer
    3rd place - Allen Smith - Wood Aged

    1st place - Ed Christian - Czech Dark Lager
    1st place - Ed Christian - Oatmeal Stout
    2nd place - Ed Christian - Marzen
    3rd place - Ed Christian - Schwarzbier

    Great job HOP's 30 Point's toward the club standings
    for a total 147 Points a new club record!!!

    Click the link for all the results


    Registration is now open for the "18th Palmetto State Brewers Open"

    click on link below for all the details


    Here is the link for the "Skirmish in the Triad" hosted by our good neighbors the Battleground Brewers Guild lets have a great showing and support this local competition registration is open.


    SHA Brewer of the Year Results

    Congratulations HOP'S we have 3 brewers in the top 8 for "Brewer of the Year"

    Trey Lovelace CBM 61
    Ed Christian HOPS 48
    Joe Domm CBM 46
    Joshua Veronee PSB 39
    Zach Kosslow WCB 28
    Dann Muller FM 20
    Greg Ellis HOPS 19
    Allen Smith HOPS 18

    SHA Club of the Year

    SHA Member Club Points
    CBM 185
    HOPS 117
    PSB 93
    LCL 52
    Fermentation Nation 48
    DEA 48
    Wort City Brewers 46
    CLASS 43
    BBG 34
    Savannah Brewers League 24
    Cabarrus Homebrewers Society 17
    CARBOY 13
    NASH 11
    MALT 9
    TRUB 8
    ATF 8

    Crystal Coast Brew Off

    1st place Imperial Stout - Allen Smith

    1st place Berliner Weisse - Greg Ellis
    2nd place Begian Pale Ale - Greg Ellis

    1st place Int Pale Lager - Ed Christian
    1st place German Pils - Ed Christian
    1st place Irish Red Ale - Ed Christian
    1st place Oatmeal Stout - Ed Christian
    1st place Belgian Dubbel - Ed Christian
    1st place Autumn Seasonal - Ed Christian
    2nd place American Lager - Ed Christian
    2nd place American Pale Ale - Ed Christian
    2nd place American IPA - Ed Christian

    ​Congrats to all the winners up next is Asheville. HOPS scored 32 points towards the club of the year standings great job!

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