The

Winners

The

WINNERS

U.S. COMPETITION

U.S. COMPETITION

 2022 WINNER 

 ANDREW BELL 

 RADIANT BEER CO. 

First Place

Radiant Beer Co.

Dig This Crazy Scene DIPA

Second Place

Santa Ana River Brewing

More Hops Than Brains DIPA

Third Place

Brewery X

Slap & Tumble WCDIPA

2022 TOP 20

Accomplice Beer Company
Cheyenne, WY
Kronoz TIPA  |  100+ IBUs
CTZ, Simcoe®, Amarillo®, Centennial, Cascade, Apollo, Chinook

Brew Brothers at Scioto Downs
Columbus, OH
Big Dog IPA | 68 IBUs
CTZ, Idaho 7®, Mosaic®
 

Urban Roots Brewing
Sacramento, CA
Hot Dogs Are Sandwiches DIPA
95 IBUs
Citra®, Mosaic®, CTZ, Cryo Pop®

Hana Koa Brewing Co.
Honolulu, HI
Ho-Yah! IPA | 62 IBUs
HBC 586, Simcoe®, Strata, Citra®, Columbus, Cryo Pop®

Humble Sea
Santa Cruz, CA
HS4 w/ Beechwood IPA | 70 IBUs
Strata, Mosaic®, Chinook

FIRST PLACE
Radiant Beer Co.

Anaheim, CA
Dig This Crazy Scene DIPA | 65 IBUs
Citra®, Strata, Mosaic®,
Cashmere, Idaho 7®

Russian River Brewing Company
Windsor, CA
Mosaic Stack IPA | 60 IBUs
Mosaic®, Simcoe®
 

Stonecloud Brewing Company
Oklahoma City, OK
Hand & A Half IPA
66 IBUs
Columbus, Chinook, Vic Secret™

Baere Brewing Company
Denver, Colorado
Less Talk, More Hops IPA | 75 IBUs
Columbus, Simcoe®, Mosaic®, Citra®

SECOND PLACE
Santa Ana River Brewing Company

Santa Ana, CA
More Hops Than Brains DIPA
65 IBUs
Citra®, Mosaic®, Simcoe®

Von Ebert Brewing
Portland, OR
Volatile Substance IPA
65 IBUs
Simcoe®, Mosaic®, CTZ
 

June Lake Brewing
June Lake, CA
Hutte Double DIPA | 80 IBUs
Columbus, Mosaic®, Citra®, Simcoe®

Masthead Brewing Co.
Cleveland, OH
Best Case Scenario DIPA
90 IBUs
Citra®, Mosaic®, Centennial, Strata

Belching Beaver Brewery
Vista, CA
Business Hippie DIPA | 100 IBUs
Simcoe®, Citra®, Mosaic®, Talus®, HBC 586

Westbound & Down Brewing Co.
Idaho Springs, CO
DDH Westbound IPA | 70 IBUs
Citra®, Mosaic®, Simcoe®, Strata

Metazoa Brewing Company
Indianapolis, IN
Dale DIPA  |  75 IBUs
El Dorado®, Idaho 7®, Simcoe®, Citra®, Centennial
 

Pinthouse
Austin, TX
Fully Adrift DIPA  |  85 IBUs
Citra®, Strata, Mosaic®, Amarillo®, YCH 303 Trial

HONORABLE MENTION
Moonraker Brewing

Auburn, CA
Outrigger WCIPA  |  65 IBUs
Citra®, Simcoe®, Mosaic®

THIRD PLACE
Brewery X

Anaheim, CA
Slap & Tumble WCDIPA  |  90 IBUs
Simcoe®, Citra®, Mosaic®, Nelson Sauvin™

Sacred Waters Brewing Company
Kalispell, MT
Mad Hop Skills DIPA  |  85 IBUs
Magnum, Chinook, Citra®, Idaho 7®, Azzaca®, Mosaic®

EU COMPETITION

EU COMPETITION

2022 WINNER

ALICE ROCHE & JEROME LAUTH

LES INTENABLES

First Place
Les Intenables, West Coast Paradise (75 IBUs) Simcoe®, Citra®, Centennial

Second Place
The Garden Brewery, West Coast DIPA (65 IBUs)  Citra®, Simcoe®, Amarillo®.

Third Place
St Austell, Big Job – Double IPA (   IBUs)

TOP 20

Les Intenables **1st PLACE**
France
West Coast Paradise
Simcoe®, Citra®, Centennial (75 IBUs)

The Garden Brewery **2nd PLACE**
Croatia
West Coast DIPA
Citra®, Simcoe®, Amarillo® (65 IBUs)

St Austell Brewery **3rd PLACE**
United Kingdom
Big Job – Double IPA
Magnum, Citra®, Cascade (80 IBUs)

 

Full Circle Brew Co. **Honorable Mention**
United Kingdom
Wheels on Fire
Columbus, CryoPop® Original Blend, Strata (60 IBUs)

Attic Brew Co.
United Kingdom
Big Sur
Warrior®, Cascade, Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe®, Amarillo®, Citra® (85 IBUs)

Abbeydale Brewery
United Kingdom
Wanderer – 75-Minute IPA
Chinook®, Simcoe®, Citra®, Centennial (75 IBUs)

By The Horns Brewing Co
United Kingdom
Warped Reverb
Simcoe®, Mosaic®, Idaho 7®, Columbus (63 IBUs)

Brew York Ltd
United Kingdom
Imperial Eagle
Columbus, Centennial, Ekuanot®, Simcoe® (72 IBUs)

Anspach & Hobday
United Kingdom

 

Left Handed Giant
United Kingdom
Forest Trails
Citra®, Cascade, Mosaic®, Columbus (85 IBUs)

Campervan Brewery
United Kingdom
El Nelsabryo
El Dorado®, Nelson Sauvin, Sabro®, Cryo Pop® Original Blend (65 IBUs)

Verdant
United Kingdom
Welcome U-Turn

Pomona Island Brew Co
United Kingdom
The Apollo Programme Was A Hoax
Citra®, Ekuanot®, Cashmere, Columbus (80IBUs)

Exale Brewing
United Kingdom
Swag
Cascade, Comet, Columbus, Chinook, Amarillo®, Ekuanot®, Herkules (70IBUs)

Unity Brewing Co
United Kingdom
Swim Club
Idaho 7®, Simcoe® (64 IBUs)

 

Omnipollo
Sweden
Fantom IPA
Citra®, Mosaic®, Nelson Sauvin (65 IBUs)

Rock City Brewing
The Netherlands
Alphageddon
Simcoe®, Centennial, Mosaic®, Citra® (70 IBUs)

Vocation Brewery
United Kingdom
Life & Death Gold Edition
Citra®, Mosaic®, Simcoe® (64 IBUs)

RPS Brewing
Finland
RPS Theory of Hoppyness 6,3%
Loral®, Simcoe®, Talus®, Nelson Sauvin (76 IBUs)

Simian Ales
Germany
K2 IPA
Columbus, Simcoe® (68 IBUs)

Past Winners

Past Winners

2022 EU

ALICE ROCHE &

JEROME LAUTH

LES INTENABLES

2021 EU

WILL

INMAN

KIRKSTALL BREWERY

2021 US

RYAN

TORRES

THE BREW BROTHERS

2020 US

PHIL

PESHECK

BURKE-GILMAN BREWING

2019 US

JC
HILL

ALVARADO STREET BREWERY

2018 US

JOE

MOHRFELD

PINTHOUSE PIZZA

2017 US

THOMAS PETERS

BELCHING BEAVER BREWING

2016 US

KYLE CARLSON

TAMARACK BREWING COMPANY

2015 US

MARK HASTINGS

ÜBERBREW

2014 US

THOMAS PETERS

BELCHING BEAVER BREWING

2022 EU

ALICE ROCHE &

JEROME LAUTH

LES INTENABLES

2021 EU

WILL

INMAN

KIRKSTALL BREWERY

2021

RYAN

TORRES

THE BREW BROTHERS

2020

PHIL

PESHECK

BURKE-GILMAN BREWING

2019

JC
HILL

ALVARADO STREET BREWERY

2018

JOE

MOHRFELD

PINTHOUSE PIZZA

2017

THOMAS PETERS

BELCHING BEAVER BREWING

2016

KYLE CARLSON

TAMARACK BREWING COMPANY

2015

MARK HASTINGS

ÜBERBREW

2014

THOMAS PETERS

BELCHING BEAVER BREWING
EVENT HEAD BREWER BEER NAME BREWERY
US 2022 ANDREW BELL DIG THIS CRAZY SCENE RADIANT BEER CO.
EU 2022 ALICE ROCHE & JEROME LAUTH WEST COAST PARADICE LES INTENABLES
US 2021 RYAN TORRES BIG DOG IPA THE BREW BROTHERS
EU 2021 WILL INMAN FAR FROM THE HAUNTS OF MEN KIRKSTALL BREWERY
US 2020 PHIL PESHECK FRESH HOPOTHEOSIS DIPA BURKE-GILMAN BREWING
US 2019 JC HILL DOUBLE CONE IPA ALVARADO STREET BREWERY
US 2018 JOE MOHRFELD FULLY ADRIFT IIPA PINTHOUSE PIZZA
US 2017 THOMAS PETERS THIZZ IS WHAT IT IS BELCHING BEAVER BREWING
US 2016 KYLE CARLSON HEADWALL IIPA TAMARACK BREWING COMPANY
US 2015 MARK HASTINGS ALPHA FORCE DOUBLE TAP TACTICAL IIIPA ÜBERBREW
US 2014 THOMAS PETERS POUND TOWN IIIPA BELCHING BEAVER BREWING
US 2013 KIRK MCHALE 2x4 THAI ME UP RESTAURANT & BREWING
US 2012 KIRK MCHALE 2x4 THAI ME UP RESTAURANT & BREWING
US 2011 JEFF BAGBY POOR MAN IIPA PIZZA PORT BREWING COMPANY
US 2010 JEFF BAGBY POOR MAN IIPA PIZZA PORT BREWING COMPANY
US 2009 BRIAN HUTCHINSON HOP VIVANT IIPA MOUNTAIN SUN PUB & BREWERY
US 2008 TOMME ARTHUR HOP 15 IIPA PORT BREWING COMPANY
US 2007 VINNIE CILURZO PLINY THE ELDER IIPA RUSSIAN RIVER BREWING COMPANY
US 2006 ED BENNET BOUNDARY BAY IIPA BOUNDARY BAY BREWING
US 2005 JEFF BAGBY TORREY PINES IPA OGGI’S PIZZA & BREWERY
US 2004 TOMME ARTHUR HOP 15 IIPA PIZZA PORT BREWING COMPANY
US 2003 GENO ACEVEDO DEUCE IIPA EL TORO BREWING
US 2002 BRENDAN MOYLAN MOYLANDER IIPA MOYLAN’S BREWING
US 2001 BRENDAN MOYLAN MOYLANDER IIPA MOYLAN’S BREWING
US 2000 GABE FLETCHER SOCKEYE RED IPA MIDNIGHT SUN BREWING
US 1999 LARRY BELL TWO HEARTED ALE BELL’S BREWING

During the competition, all beer entries were judged by a selected team of brewers, industry experts, and veteran beer writers. The competition follows a series of elimination rounds to determine a list of top finalists as well as three placed winners. The first-place winner receives the Alpha King crown and a prize pack.

While many will contend,

There can be only one.