All MASH members are eligible to compete in MASH's Brewer of the Year (B.O.T.Y.) competition. At each month's meeting, a specific style of beer will be judged. Members collect B.O.T.Y. points for finishing first, second, or third in this monthly competition and for receiving awards in BJCP-sanctioned external competitions.
Points Awarded for MASH BOTY competitions are currently:
Points Awarded for external competitions are currently:
Winners of each monthly B.O.T.Y. competition must submit their recipes for publication on this site to receive their points.
B.O.T.Y runs from December to November of each year. MASH awards for
B.O.T.Y are given out at the winter solsitice party.
Click on the brewer's name in the table below to see the winning recipe.
|December||Open Best of Show||TIE: Jon B.(Eng. Spc. Bitter) and Josh K. (Belgian Dubbel)||Scott & Denise (Saison)||TIE: Jon B.(Cali Common) and Scott & Denise (Strawberry Melomel)|
|January||13.Stout||Josh K.||Jon B.|
|February||19. Strong Ale||Scott & Denise||Berryman, Graham, & Gibson|
|March||Black APA/IPA/IIPA||Scott & Denise||Josh K.||Eric J.|
|April||6.d. American Wheat (excluding Rye)||Scott & Denise||David & Bob||Colin|
|May||Rye Ale (must be at least 25% Rye)||Scott & Denise||David & Bob|
|June||Session Beer (must be under 5% ABV)||David & Bob||Jon B.|
|July||20. Fruit Beer||Jon B. (Raspberry American Wheat)||David & Bob (Pomegranate Blackberry American Lager)||TIE: Jon B. (Lychee Dark American Lager) and Michael T. (Kiwi beer)|
|August||Mead||S&D G. (Cherry & Raspberry Melomel)||S&D G. (Traditional Dry)|
|September||16. Belgian and French Ale and 18. Belgian Strong Ale||TIE: S&D G. (Saison) and Patrick W. (Belgian Specialty)||Michael T. (Blond Ale)|
|October||27. & 28. Cider||TIE: Jon (Common Cider) and Michael T. (Fruit Cider)||Jon (Perry)||Dave K. (Specialty)|
|November||Chocolate / Cocoa Flavored Beer||David & Bob (Dry Stout with Chocolate)||Jon (Brown Porter with Chocolate)||Jon (American Brown with Chocolate)|
2011 Final BotY Standings
Past B.O.T.Y. winners
1996 Scott Ross
1997 Scott Ross
1998 Mark Swenson
1999 F&G (Bob Fischer & Scott Graham)
2000 Joe Berryman
2001 Peter Buschbaum
2002 Denise and Scott Graham
2003 Denise and Scott Graham
2004 Patrick Gibson
2005 Darryl Hickey
2006 Russell Everett
2007 Russell Everett
2008 Denise and Scott Graham
2009 Darryl Hickey
2010 Josh Kritzer
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