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Dave’s Dreaded Defends CMI Oktobersbest Homebrewer of the Year

CMI Comp 2014

Very excited about results of 2014 CMI Oktobersbest Homebrew Competition. Excellent Job my NKY Homebrews Guild for defending Homebrew club of the year.   Very proud of my wife Josanna for her CIDER SWEEP!!!

Dave “Dreaded” Dixon – Results
2014 CMI Oktobersbest Homebrewer of the Year
1st Place 12B Robust Porter – Dreaded Jake Porter
2nd Place  2B Bohemian Pilsner – Dreaded Budvar
2nd Place 18E Belgian Dark Strong – Dreaded Dark Strong
2nd Place 19C American Barleywine – Dreaded American Barleywine
2nd Place 22C Wood-Aged Beer – Dreaded Oak Barleywine

Josanna Dixon – Results
1st Place – 28D Other Speciality Cider or Perry – Bonehead Spiced Cider
2nd Place – 27C French Cider – Bonehead French Cider
3rd Place – 27A Common Cider – Bonehead Common Cider
3rd Place – 22C Wood-aged Beer- Bonehead Oak RIS
HM – 20A Fruit Beer – Bonehead Apricot Wheat

Full Results are posted at – http://maltinfusers.brewcompetition.com/

Brew Hard!
Brew Hard
Dave’s Dreaded

Dave’s Dreaded closes out 2013 strong and Wins 2013 MidSouth Series Homebrewer of the Year

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Dave’s Dreaded, a member of the Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild,  wins 2013 MidSouth Series Homebrewer of the year with good showing at Fugetaboutit Competition hosted by Barley Mob in Chattanooga TN.  Dave “Dreaded” Dixon with 4 awards (1 – first, 2 – seconds and 1 – third).   In 2012 he finished in 2nd place in this Homebrew Series and 2011 finished in 5th place.  This Homebrew of the year awards caps off on of the best competition years in Dave’s Dreaded’s brewing career.  In addition this individual win his points in the MidSouth Series helped the Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild won 2013 MidSouth Series Homebrew Club of the year.

To cap off the 2013 Season Dave’s Dreaded entered the St. Louis Brews 2013 Happy Holiday Homebrew Competition.  This is the last MCAB, Masters Championship of Amateur Brewing, qualifier of the 2013 competition season.   Dave Dixon wins 2 – seconds and 1 – third place.  You have to place first to qualify for 2014 MCAB competition.

MIDSOUTH SERIES

MIDSOUTH SERIES 2013   LEADER BOARD

BREWER STATS

BREWER

POINTS

CLUB
 Dave   Dixon 

 68

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 
 Michael   Roszkowski 

 53

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 
 Robert   Miller 

 53

 Brewmasters   of Alpharetta 
 Josanna   Dixon 

 43

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 
 Rob   Harris 

 40

 Barley   Mob 
 Brad   Lumley 

 35

 Barley   Mob 
 Andrew   Laidlaw 

 28

 St.   Louis Brews 
 Jared   Whalen and Chris Mcgreevy 

 26

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 
 Marc   Powell 

 25

 Brewmasters   of Alpharetta 
 Drew   Neely 

 22

 Barley   Mob 

CLUB STATS

CLUB

POINTS

YEAR

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 

 226

 2013

 Barley   Mob 

 182

 2013

 Covert   Hops Society 

 120

 2013

 Brewmasters   of Alpharetta 

 117

 2013

 Music   City Brewers 

 61

 2013

 Mid   State Brew Crew 

 48

 2013

 Bluff   City Brewers 

 37

 2013

 New   London Brew Club 

 30

 2013

 Final   Gravity Craftbrewers 

 29

 2013

 St.   Louis Brews 

 28

 2013

2013 MidSouth Series full results at http://www.giannasi.com/cgi-bin/midsouth/midsouth.pl

2013 Fugetaboutit Competition hosted by Barley Mob

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

1st Dave Dixon Dreaded EIPA English IPA NKY Homebrewers Guild
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Barleywine English Barleywine NKY Homebrewers Guild
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded ESB Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) NKY Homebrewers Guild
3rd Dave Dixon Dreaded American Imp Ipa Imperial IPA NKY Homebrewers Guild

Full Results for Fugetaboutit 2013 – http://fugetaboutit.org/

St. Louis Brews 2013 Happy Holiday Homebrew Competition –

Pl.

Brewer(s)

Entry Name

Style

Club

2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Christmas Spirit Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beers NKY Homebrewers Guild
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Barrell Aged English Barleywine Smoke-Flabored and Wood-Aged RIS NKY Homebrewers Guild
3rd Dave Dixon Dreaded Cherry Stout Fruit Beer NKY Homebrewers Guild

Full list of results can be viewed at http://www.stlbrews.org/competition/hhhc/winners/2013_Winners.html

This has been a great brewing year.   Dave’s Dreaded has captured 2 Best of Show awards, 2 Homebrewer of the year awards and won over 65 awards in 2013.   That is the way to Brew Hard!  I want to wish each and everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Brew Year….. Cheers to 2013 and may your Beers bring home GOLD in 2014!!

Brew Hard!

 Brew Hard

Dave’s Dreaded

Dave’s Dreaded post Wins at Music City Brew-off

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Dave’s Dreaded moves one step closer to capturing the MidSouth Brewer of the Year with wins at Music City Brew-off

Music City Brew-off, a MidSouth competition, was held the first week of November in Nashville TN.  Dave “Dreaded” Dixon took 4 first place, 1 third place and Best of Show for his Dreaded ESB.  Dave’s showing extended his MidSouth Brewer of the year to 20 points going into the last competition.  There in one more competition in the MidSouth that will be held in Chattanooga TN the Fugetaboutit competition on December 7th.

Music City Brew-off Results- http://musiccitybrewers.com/?p=163

Best of Show Beer
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name
1st Dave Dixon Dreaded ESB
Place Brewer(s) Style
1st Dave Dixon Light Hybrid
1st Dave Dixon English Pale Ale
1st Dave Dixon English Brown
1st Dave Dixon Fruit Beer
3rd Dave Dixon Strong Ale

 

Current Mid-South Standing as of MCBO

2013 LEADER BOARD

BREWER STATS

BREWER

POINTS

CLUB

 Dave Dixon

 56

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
 Michael   Roszkowski

 36

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
 Robert Miller

 31

 Brewmasters of   Alpharetta
 Josanna Dixon

 28

 Northern   Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
 Andrew Laidlaw

 28

 St. Louis   Brews
 Marc Powell

 25

 Brewmasters of   Alpharetta
 Steve Brinker

 21

 Jason Farley

 19

 Mid State Brew   Crew
 Mike Castagno

 19

 Covert Hops   Society
 Joe McCusker

 18

 Covert Hops   Society

Full MidSouth Information at http://www.giannasi.com/cgi-bin/midsouth/midsouth.pl

Brew Hard!

Brew Hard

Dave’s Dreaded

Dave’s Dreaded Has His Best Showing EVER at CMI Oktobersbest 2013

Dreaded CMI 2013

Dave’s Dreaded, Member of the Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild, has best showing ever at a homebrew competition.  Cincinnati Malt Infusers hosted there 2013 Oktobersbest Zinzinnati on October 19th, 2013 in Covington Kentucky.  Dave’s Dreaded takes a personal best of 12 awards at the competition.   This event was highlighted by Dave Dixon taking the Homebrewer of the Year.  Dave kept the Hoiebrewer of the Year award in the family as his wife Josanna Dixon was the first ever brewer to win this award at the Oktobersbest Zinzinnati 2012 competition.

The Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild had a very strong showing at this year’s Oktoberbest by bring the Club of the Year award to Northern Kentucky!!  This was a great showing by the club.

NKY Club CMI 2013

Detailed results –

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Oktobersbest Zinzinnati 2013 Brewer of the Year
Place Brewer(s) Points
1st Dave Dixon 19
Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style
1st Dave Dixon Dreaded English Barleywine English Barleywine
1st Dave Dixon Dreaded California Common California Common Beer
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Belgian Dark Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Extra Stout Foreign Extra Stout
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded VB Oatmeal Stout Specialty Beer
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Southern Brown Southern English Brown Ale
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded Barrell Aged EIPA Wood-Aged Beer
3rd Dave Dixon Dreaded Old Ale Old Ale
3rd Dave Dixon Dreaded Rye Ale American Wheat or Rye Beer
3rd Dave Dixon Dreaded Christmas Spirit Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
HM Dave Dixon Dreaded Rye APA Specialty Beer

 Full list of results can be viewed at http://maltinfusers.brewcompetition.com/

As Always ……….
Brew Hard!

 Brew Hard

Dave’s Dreaded

Dave’s Dreaded takes 3 first and 1 second at 2013 Kentucky State Fair

NKY Guild 2013 KY State Fair

Louisville Kentucky August 10, 2013 – Kentucky State Fair Homebrewed Beer competition:

Dave’s Dreaded, Member of the Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild, continues his success in the 2013 competition season with a 3 first and 1 second place in the 2013 version of the Kentucky State Fair Homebrewed Beer competition. This year’s event was once again hosted by LAGERS Homebrew Club in Louisville Kentucky. One of the highlight wins for Dave’s Dreaded is the 1st place for his Southern English Brown Ale. This is the third time in four years he has won 1st Place at this event with the Dreaded Southern Brown (1st Place in 2010, 2011 and 2013).

Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild was well represented with wins by Josanna Dixon (1st, 2nd and 3rd places), Mike Roszkowski (1st, 2nd and 3rd places) and Joe Pozak (2nd place).

Detail results – Congratulations to all Northern Kentucky Homebrews Guild members who placed!
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Category 6 – Light Hybrid Beers D. American Wheat or Rye – 1st Place with Dreaded American Rye Ale
Category 10 – American Ale A. American Pale Ale – 1st Place with Dreaded APA
Category 11 – English Brown Ale B. Southern English Brown – 1st Place with Dreaded Southern Brown
Category 21 – Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer B. Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer – 2nd Place with Dreaded Christmas Ale (Southern English Brown with ginger, cinnamon and honey)
2nd Runner-up Best of Show – Dreaded Southern Brown Ale

Josanna Dixon -
Category 8 – English Pale Ale B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter – 1st Place with Bonehead Bass
Category 22 – Smoked-Flavored and Wood Aged Beer C. Wood-Aged Beer – 2nd Place with Bonehead Oak RIS
Category 27 – Standard Cider and Perry B. English Cider – 3rd Place with Bonehead Dollar English Cider

Mike Roszkowski -
Category 27 – Standard Cider and Perry A. Common Cider – 1st Place with Evil Dixon Cider
Category 12 – Porter B. Robust Porter – 2nd Place with Evil Dreaded Octopus
Category 23 – Specialty Beer – 1st Place with Kentucky Backwoods Bunny

Joe Pozak -
Category 28 – Specialty Cider and Perry B. Fruit Cider – 2nd Place with Jackass T-Bone Peach Cider

Complete Results can be found at http://www.lagersclub.com/kystatefair/competition/index.php

Special thanks to LARGERS for hosting this competition once again and all the clubs and brewers who came down to Louisville on Friday and Saturday to Judge and Steward the event.

Remember ……….
Brew Hard!
Brew Hard
Dave’s Dreaded

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