Results: 2018 Los Angeles International Beer Competition

West Coaster
April 28, 2018
By Ryan Lamb

San Diegan brewers earned 50 medals, plus five honorable mentions, at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition, including three gold medals each for Chula Vista’s 3 Punk Ales and North Park-based Eppig Brewing. Resident and Second Chance each brought home two golds. Local results below:

Gold Medals (19)

  • 3 Punk Ales – Everything Went Black (American-Style Black Ale)
  • 3 Punk Ales – Neurotic (American-Style Sour Ale)
  • 3 Punk Ales – This Charming Stout (Oatmeal Stout)
  • AleSmith – Private Stock Ale (Old Ale or Strong Ale)
  • Burning Beard – Banksy (Extra Special Bitter)
  • Council – 3rd Anniversary Biere De Miel (Experimental Beer)
  • Deft – Dawn of the Deft (Brown Porter)
  • Eppig – Kottbusser (American-Style Wheat Beer)
  • Eppig – Natural Bridge: Special Lager (American-Style or International-Style Pilsner)
  • Eppig – Natural Bridge: Zwickelbier (Kellerbier/Zwickelbier)
  • Home – Marzen of Our Lives (German-Style Maerzen)
  • Intergalactic – Alpha Mensae (Other Belgian-Style Ale)
  • Karl Strauss – Two Tortugas (Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale)
  • Pizza Port Carlsbad – Zman (Export Stout)
  • Resident – Saison Prestige (Wood-and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer)
  • Resident – Tennessee Calling (Wood-and Barrel-Aged Beer)
  • Second Chance – All You Need Is Love (Scotch Ale)
  • Second Chance – Legally Red (American-Style Amber/Red Ale)
  • Thorn – Gutter Clown (American-Style India Pale Ale)

Silver Medals (11)

  • 2kids – Incredulous (Ordinary or Special Bitter)
  • Belching Beaver – Peanut Butter Milk Stout (Specialty Beer)
  • Booze Brothers – Buena Vista (American-Style India Pale Ale)
  • Booze Brothers – Ginger Bloom (Herb and Spice Beer)
  • Council – Broken Wand Boysenberry (American-Style Sour Ale)
  • Deft – DoubleDeft Secret (Historical Beer)
  • Mike Hess – My Other Vice (German-Style Sour Ale)
  • Pizza Port Bressi Ranch – Liquid Mistletoe (Belgian-Style Tripel)
  • Second Chance – Tabula Rasa Toasted Porter (Robust Porter)
  • South Park – Baja 500 (Chili Pepper Beer)
  • South Park – Totally Bollocks (English-Style Brown Ale)

Bronze Medals (20)

    • AleSmith – Spezial Pils (German-Style Pilsner)
    • Ballast Point – Aloha Sculpin (Australian-Style or International-Style Pale Ale)
    • Ballast Point – Indra Kunindra aged in Bourbon Barrels (Wood-and Barrel-Aged Beer)
    • Booze Brothers – Snow Blind (American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast)
    • Burning Beard – Panic at the Nunnery (Belgian-Style Tripel)
    • Burning Beard – Roggen the Lightning (Rye Beer)
    • Council – Beatitude Cherry (Belgian-Style Fruit Beer)
    • Council – Nicene (Brett Beer)
    • Deft – Austere Abbot (Other Belgian-Style Ale)
  • Division 23 – Direct Drive Doppelbock (German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock)
  • Eppig – Natural Bridge: Baltic Porter (Baltic-Style Porter)
  • Home – Dr. Wu (American-Belgo-Style Ale)
  • Intergalactic – Orion’s Stout (Oatmeal Stout)
  • Legacy – Founding Fathers Nut Brown Ale (American-Style Brown Ale)
  • North Park – Pierpont’s Reserve (Other Strong Beer)
  • Pizza Port Carlsbad – Shagadellic Brown (English-Style Brown Ale)
  • Pizza Port Ocean Beach – Bring the Chargers Bock (European-Style Dark Lager/Munich-Style Dunkel)
  • Pizza Port Ocean Beach – Guillaume (Session Beer)
  • Pizza Port Ocean Beach – Kung Fu Elvis (American-Style Strong Pale Ale)
  • SouthNorte – Agavemente (Specialty Beer)

Honorable Mentions (5)

  • AleSmith – Speedway Stout (Imperial Stout)
  • AleSmith – Sublime Mexican Lager (American-Style Amber Lager or Dark Lager)
  • Mike Hess – Steel Beach (American-Style or German-Style Light Lager)
  • New English – Zumbar Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout (Coffee Beer)
  • Thorn – Barrio Lager (American-Style Lager or Ice Lager or Malt Liquor)

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