Copper ales generally tend to lean toward balancing Maltiness with Hoppiness.
The second place winner, Steve Hacker, was a blonde ale enlivened by a healthy addition of Red Hots, the bright red cinnamon candy. Again, the actual entry was a spinoff of a 5-gallon batch, so the amounts have been extrapolated.
Heather (Calluna vulgaris) are evergreen branching shrubs. They can be found throughout Western Europe and in parts of northeastern North America and Siberia.
A golden blonde ale with just a hint of raciness in the hops. Follow the instructions closely and this will come off without a hitch.
An extremely popular beer, featuring "toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness."
The chocolate malt gives this popular beer a brown-amber color.
A blonde ale kit from South Hills Brewing Supply
Another Pale Ale kit. It is kind of a cross between an American Pale Ale and a Blonde Ale.
The Winemaker Shop, Fort Worth, Texas
A Spiced Pale Summer Ale.
Great Fermentations, Indianapolis, Indiana
A Golden Summer Ale to beet the heat.
DeFalco’s Home Wine & Beer Supplies, Houston, Texas
A malty English Scottish Strong Red Ale.
"When we fill the used Chardonnay barrels, we only add Brettanomyces
in with the beer as we are filling the barrels. The acidity comes from
the bacteria that are floating around our barrel room. To achieve the acidity as a homebrewer, you'll need to add
some Lacto and Pedio."