There were 257 entries judged and 250 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
N/AJohn Blythin
Co-Brewer: Renee Weinberger
Marketing B.S.26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleBeer Barons of Milwaukee
1stLuke Fochs
Co-Brewer: Jason Wilebski
Nutless Nut Brown13B: English Brown AleWausau Bull Falls Homebrew Club
2ndJeff MuseMorning, Noon, And Night7A: Vienna LagerSt. Louis Brews
3rdRyan StackAmerican Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale

Winning Entries

Table 1: Outlawed in Germany brews (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJames FairclothPomegranate Cherry Gose29C: Speciality Fruit Beer
2ndEric SmithLime Pie Gose29C: Speciality Fruit Beer
3rdTim MingerGrandma's Apple Raspberry Pie29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 2: Sugar & Spice Beers (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeremy RottRosemary's Other Baby30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndPhil McConnellHoney Rye Amber31A: Alternative Grain Beer
3rdGary LyonsShepherd's Left Hand30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 4: European Lagers (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeff MuseMorning, Noon, And Night7A: Vienna Lager
2ndJonathan GreeneHelios4A: Munich Helles
3rdBrad RamseyMaibock4C: Helles Bock

Table 5: Porters and Stouts (22 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRyan StackBrown Porter13C: English Porter
2ndJerry SteimleBackyard Porter20A: American Porter
3rdMike BetthauserBetty's Swanky Mode Imperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout

Table 6: American and Commonwealth Standards (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stLuke Fochs
Co-Brewer: Jason Wilebski
Nutless Nut Brown13B: English Brown Ale
2ndEric JubeckBritish Brown Ale13B: English Brown Ale
3rdTom HayoshFrankenstein's Kilt14C: Scottish Export

Table 7: American IPA (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stA.j. MariscaThree Minute Record 71721A: American IPA

Table 8: Strong & Trappist Ales (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJohn Blythin
Co-Brewer: Renee Weinberger
Marketing B.S.26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndJohn Blythin
Co-Brewer: Renee Weinberger
Wee Heavy17C: Wee Heavy
3rdLogan CisewskiDal Riata Ale17C: Wee Heavy
HMJames Werner3four2 Quad26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 9: Battle of Wheats and Wits (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDaniel SullivanSummer Wit24A: Witbier
2ndMatt WingertMatt Daddy's Dunkler Teufel10C: Weizenbock
3rdRon RichardsonStep Infusion Test #2 Brew #641D: American Wheat Beer

Table 10: Historic Beers (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJustin VasherGose27A1: Gose
2ndJeremy RottHusker27A: Historical Beer
3rdTom KeithLick This!27A3: Lichtenhainer

Table 11: Belgian Ales (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJames WernerBeer The Guard24C: Biere de Garde
2ndLuke Fochs
Co-Brewer: Jason Wilebski
Pale Sun Rising24B: Belgian Pale Ale
3rdJim BoersmaRighte25A: Belgian Blond Ale
HMDavid DodgeBelgian Pale Ale I24B: Belgian Pale Ale

Table 12: American Pales (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRyan StackAmerican Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
2ndAaron Cahn
Co-Brewer: Connor Firth
APA2C18B: American Pale Ale
3rdHunter NavarroPlan B18B: American Pale Ale

Table 13: Saisons (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRyan WalkerSpritz & Glamour Saison25B: Saison
2ndJames WernerSimply Saison25B: Saison
3rdAnthony Kosobucki
Co-Brewer: Mike Noel Mitch Bushner
French Lesson25B: Saison

Table 14: Wood Aged Beers and Barley (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBrian Wojciechowski Morning Wood33A: Wood-Aged Beer
2ndTony BraunA Wee Bit Heavy Piece O' Wood33A: Wood-Aged Beer
3rdAdam McKennaTree Barrel Delight33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 15: English/Euro Bitters (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJonathan GreeneExpelled5C: German Exportbier
2ndTyler FitzgeraldPagan Pilsner5D: German Pils
3rdRyan StackESB11C: Strong Bitter

Table 16: Specialty IPAs (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAnthony Kosobucki
Co-Brewer: Mike Noel Mitch Bushner
ZFG 21B: Specialty IPA
2ndArt ShieldsNew England IPA21B: Specialty IPA
3rdJonah LeviaPirates Of The Caribbean IPA21B2: Black IPA

Table 17: Walk on the Wild Side (23 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJames FairclothIrving Park Berliner Weisse23A: Berliner Weisse
2ndTim MingerRaspmanian Devil28C: Wild Specialty Beer
3rdAdam YoungA Year In Exile28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer