There were 236 entries judged and 366 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBrandon Thorpe
Co-Brewer: Alyssa Hoberer
Royal Street Treat30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerThe Fermentologists
2ndPatrick ChavezPear Cherry Kettle Sour 28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour BeerAC/BC
3rdPatrick ChavezHip"Hop"opotomus IPA 21A: American IPAAC/BC

Best of Show – Pro-Am with Dry Dock Brewing

One beer entry from the Best of Show round will be brewed by the Dry Dock Brewing Company and be served at their tap room. It will also serve as a Dry Dock entry into the Pro-Am Competition at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival!

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
Patrick ChavezHip"Hop"opotomus IPA 21A: American IPAAC/BC

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale Lager (9 entries)

1stCameron AndersonNicolas Cage Would Drink This Pils3B: Czech Premimum Pale Lager
2ndPatti Erickson
Co-Brewer: Larry Drago
What The Helles4C: Helles Bock
3rdMichael Maugel
Co-Brewer: Jarrod Hanson
Morning Bell Maibock4C: Helles Bock

Table 2: Amber and Dark Lager (18 entries)

1stMark WethingtonGroundfog Eisbock9B: Eisbock
2ndStephen BaileyBusiness Man8A: Munich Dunkel
3rdDaniel BergbauerVena7A: Vienna Lager

Table 3: European and Commonwealth Beers (18 entries)

1stEd TownsendNorthern English Brown Ale13B: English Brown Ale
2ndLewis Bond
Co-Brewer: Mallory Zimmerer
Niplick14C: Scottish Export
3rdRick KendallAdept7B: Altbier
HMDavid HewittESB11C: Strong Bitter

Table 4: Fruit Beer (19 entries)

1stDustin GallegosMango Tango29C: Speciality Fruit Beer
2ndJosh SengerHibiscus Wit29B: Fruit and Spice Beer
3rdIan BurksPeach Out!29A: Fruit Beer

Table 5: Light and Wheat Ales (14 entries)

1stJosh TakacsGoose & Beebop Hefeweizen10A: Weissbier
2ndChris GoodwinElectric Slide Ale1C: Cream Ale
3rdBrian PowellBavarian Hefeweizen 10A: Weissbier

Table 6: Porter and Stout (15 entries)

1stChris GoodwinThe Diddler 16A: Sweet Stout
2ndStephen BillesterDutch Stout16D: Foreign Extra Stout
3rdThomas Hickey
Co-Brewer: Curtis Marshall
Cocoa Locoa Porter9C: Baltic Porter

Table 7: IPA (27 entries)

1stPatrick ChavezHip"Hop"opotomus IPA 21A: American IPA
2ndDarren StauthThe Good Companions21B: Specialty IPA
3rdNick ZemanSuperman That Hop21A: American IPA

Table 8: Strong Ale (9 entries)

1stDavid ArmstrongHoppy Mountain IIPA22A: Double IPA
2ndJeremy Fee
Co-Brewer: Dan Pegues
First Runnings IPA22C: American Barleywine
3rdDouglas ThielGit Fuggled Up17B: Old Ale

Table 9: American Ale (20 entries)

1stScott ThrelkeldWeeBit Common19B: California Common
2ndMark WingertBarley’s Brown Ale19C: American Brown Ale
3rdDaniel Emmerling
Co-Brewer: Carolyn Daugherty
American Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale

Table 10: Sour and Wild Ales (16 entries)

1stPatrick ChavezPear Cherry Kettle Sour 28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndJames AllenLife On The Farm28A: Brett Beer
3rdGreg WhiteSummer Sour On Berries28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 11: Belgian Ales (19 entries)

1stJeremiah ReuterBelle Blond25A: Belgian Blond Ale
2ndJesse GloverBier Dief24A: Witbier
3rdAlexander ThielSaison #A25B: Saison

Table 12: Trappist Ale (10 entries)

1stMatthew Peetz
Co-Brewer: Brooke Peetz
Baby Quad26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndMark AicheleAichele Triple26C: Belgian Tripel
3rdRobert Prohaska
Co-Brewer: Jeromey Suko
Lazy Monk26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 13: Spice Beer (21 entries)

1stBrandon Thorpe
Co-Brewer: Alyssa Hoberer
Royal Street Treat30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndShawn ZimmermanKick It Root Down30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdTony Norris
Co-Brewer: Todd Chaney
Electric Phase Honey Ginger Alger30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 14: Smoke, Wood, Experimental, and Historical (13 entries)

1stMichael MechaleyDeterding’s Oaked Imperial Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndMark WethingtonDopple Fire Curtain32B: Specialty Smoked Beer
3rdBlair RichardsonLavender Lime Gose27A: Historical Beer
HMJeromey Suko
Co-Brewer: Matt Petersen
Blackened Barrel Aged Imperial Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 15: Mead and Cider (8 entries)

1stTiago DantasTereMeadM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
2ndJudy KuenkerEm’s Hard CiderC1A: New World Cider
3rdGregory BorgesOak Aged Ice CiderC2D: Ice Cider