Last night Round 3 wrapped up at Muddy York. It was another exciting night of glory for some, shame and disappointment for others.
Here were the results:
Match 1 - 17A - British Strong Ale
Tim Burnett vs. Evan Bonsell
Evan was the winner
Match 2 - 17C - Wee Heavy
Kym Watts vs. Mark Verok
Mark was the winner.
Match 3 - 26D - Belgian Dark Strong
Jase Gudat vs. Keith Caines
Keith was the winner.
Match 4 - 15C - Irish Extra Stout
Emily Storey vs. Mike Vandervoort
Mike was the winner.
Only 4 remain.
Round 4 will have a new requirement! Tavistock Hops was super generous and donated all the hops for this round. Each brewer will be receiving 12oz of Tavistock hops that MUST be used in its entirety and no other hops may be used.
Round 4 matchups are the following:
Match 1 - 21B5 - Specialty IPA: Rye IPA
Keith Caines vs. Mark Verok
Hops: 4oz Cascade, 4oz Centennial, 4oz Rakau
Match 2 - 21B2 - Specialty IPA: Black IPA
Evan Bonsell vs. Mike Vandervoort
Hops: 4oz Cascade, 4oz Rakau, 4oz Glacier
Descriptions of the hops can be found at Tavistocks webpage here:
Hop breakdown from Tavistock:
Cascade - Our Cascade have notes of Citrus and Mango 2018 Alpha 5.1% // Beta 7.2 % Centennial - Earthy and floral with an element of citrus Alpha 6.6 // Beta 2.9%
Rakau - Aroma's of Stone Fruit, Red Licorice and Grassy notes 2018 Alpha 8.7% // Beta 2.% Glacier - Our Glacier have notes of Citrus, Herbal, Earthy and hints of fruit. 2018 Alpha 4.1. // Beta 5.2%
Good luck and good brewing! Round 4 will be judged at the meeting in March.