There were 464 entries judged and 177 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew TjosaasCucumber Berliner Weisse 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerNordeast brewers alliance

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPaul FowlerBlack Currant M2C: Berry MeadSPHB

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lager (12 entries)

1stWayne DoucetteKenny’s Lager2A: International Pale Lager
2ndDavid SchumacherSchuBrew America Fuck Ya Ale1A: American Light Lager
3rdVincent RokkeViking Traveler5C: German Exportbier

Table 2: Pilsner (9 entries)

1stPaul FowlerGerman Pils5D: German Pils
2ndWayne DoucettePilsner5D: German Pils
3rdPaul DienhartGerman Pils5D: German Pils

Table 3: European Amber Lager (19 entries)

1stRandy PrattVienna Lager7A: Vienna Lager
2ndPaul FowlerO’ Fest6A: Marzen
3rdMatt KovalKleiner Kerl6A: Marzen

Table 4: Dark Lager (12 entries)

1stEric JohnsonDarth Lager3D: Czech Dark Lager
2ndTimothy ElderDunkel On My Mind8A: Munich Dunkel
3rdMike Butler
Co-Brewer: Stephanie Butler
Schwarzbier8B: Schwarzbier

Table 5: Bock (9 entries)

1stMatt Koval16-Paws9A: Doppelbock
2ndSteven DonaldsonDeceased Gentleman4C: Helles Bock
3rdRandy PrattDopplebock9A: Doppelbock

Table 6: Light Hybrid Beer (22 entries)

1stAndrew LaidlawBatch 59 - 25655B: Kolsch
2ndTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Grasslands1D: American Wheat Beer
3rdSteven DonaldsonCream Ale1C: Cream Ale

Table 7: Amber Hybrid Beer (5 entries)

1stAndrew LaidlawBatch 60 - 0297B: Altbier
2ndRandy PrattCalifornia Common19B: California Common
3rdMac Butcher1-800 Steamer19B: California Common

Table 8: English Pale Ale (6 entries)

1stAric Daul
Co-Brewer: Shawn Galdeen
Gopher Golden12A: English Golden Ale
2ndLinda Hamann
Co-Brewer: Hidewood Brew Crew: Reid, Alysha, Russell & Darlene Hamann, Maxine Fagerland
Boone Immigrant Ale11B: Best Bitter
3rdPeter PolczynskiGet Down Shep11B: Best Bitter

Table 9: Scottish and Irish Ale (9 entries)

1stGary BlackBlack’s End Of Watch #217C: Wee Heavy
2ndDavid Miller
Co-Brewer: Garrett Owens
Future Wife14C: Scottish Export
3rdGary BlackBlack’s Mid-Watch14C: Scottish Export

Table 10: American Ale (35 entries)

1stCalvin Aberle
Co-Brewer: Jon Rykowsky
Prairie King APA 18B: American Pale Ale
2ndDavid SchumacherSchuBrew Even Flow18B: American Pale Ale
3rdIan DurkinLevitation19A: American Amber Ale

Table 11: English Brown and Mild (5 entries)

1stMichael WilcoxFor $7 You Can Name This Beer13A: Dark Mild
2ndSteve Daiken
Co-Brewer: Laurie Daiken
Mild 5113A: Dark Mild
3rdDelano Stein#227 Mild Clegg 13A: Dark Mild

Table 12: Porter (9 entries)

1stBrian PhillipsRumpy Pumpy Porter13C: English Porter
2ndBruce WantaPhoenix Porter20A: American Porter
3rdStephen Cook
Co-Brewer: Sylvia Cook
6 Jolly Fellow Porter13C: English Porter

Table 13: Stout (19 entries)

1stZach BarkerCalvin’s Campaign 20C: Imperial Stout
2ndMac ButcherForeign Occasion16D: Foreign Extra Stout
3rdAndrew MichaelThe Angsty Cow16A: Sweet Stout

Table 14: American and Double IPA (26 entries)

1stRon Bilotta
Co-Brewer: Denise Bilotta
Ron’s Two Hearted21A: American IPA
2ndTim Oelke8 Point IPA21A: American IPA
3rdPaul FowlerA Little Dankness21A: American IPA

Table 15: Other IPA (10 entries)

1stRyan GobleEast Bound And Down Pale Ale21B: Specialty IPA
2ndMac ButcherThe Wookey Mac21B: Specialty IPA
3rdDavid ThompsonHazy AF21B: Specialty IPA

Table 16: German Wheat and Rye (11 entries)

1stDavid ThompsonWeiss A$$10C: Weizenbock
2ndEric JohnsonAlviss Bokkr10C: Weizenbock
3rdJay Highfill
Co-Brewer: Myles Burkemper
Mission From God10C: Weizenbock

Table 17: Belgian and French Ale (22 entries)

1stShane Kammerer
Co-Brewer: Oren Gamble
611 Saison25B: Saison
2ndTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Biere De Mars24C: Biere de Garde
3rdJay HighfillRattlesnake Creek24A: Witbier

Table 18: Sour Ale (27 entries)

1stEric JohnsonHuldra28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndJerrick AlsteenDirty Mind28C: Wild Specialty Beer
3rdMichael WilcoxI Don’t Always Make Sours, But When I Do...23C: Oud Bruin

Table 19: Belgian Strong Ales (17 entries)

1stTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
1226D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndMike Butler
Co-Brewer: Stephanie Butler
The Strong Dark Belgian26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
3rdAric DaulHand Of The Almighty26C: Belgian Tripel

Table 20: Strong Ale (11 entries)

1stSteve KlickerOld Ale17B: Old Ale
2ndMichael WilcoxOld, And Delicious...But Enough About Me17B: Old Ale
3rdTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Krusty Juggler17D: English Barleywine

Table 21: Fruit Beer (15 entries)

1stMichael WilcoxThanks Curt! (And Gordon, I Guess, Kinda...But Mostly Curt)29A: Fruit Beer
2ndEric SmithTart Cherry Pie 29A: Fruit Beer
3rdIvan GrafPie29C: Speciality Fruit Beer

Table 22: Spice, Herb, Vegetable Beer (28 entries)

1stMatthew TjosaasCucumber Berliner Weisse 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndMarshall Van TuylNoble Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdEric TalmadgeFire In The Hole - Hot Pepper IPA30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 23: Smoke Flavored/Wood Aged Beer (15 entries)

1stDavid SchumacherSchuBrew Rauchbier6B: Rauchbier
2ndNick ShadelWonkaville33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdJames FairclothBarrel Aged Kentucky Common33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 24: Specialty Beer (21 entries)

1stTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Belgian Ninja34C: Experimental Beer
2ndJason HuckBS-OS31B: Alternative Sugar Beer
3rdTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Stoked34C: Experimental Beer

Table 25: Traditional Mead (9 entries)

1stScot SchaarFirst RecollectionM1C: Sweet Mead
2ndChristopher SkottegardTupeloM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
3rdJosh HolbrookNorth Long Lake SessionM1A: Dry Mead

Table 26: Fruit Mead (23 entries)

1stPaul FowlerBlack Currant M2C: Berry Mead
2ndChris SmithSweet CherryM2E: Melomel
3rdWayne DoucetteBerry MelomelM2C: Berry Mead

Table 27: Spice and Specialty Mead (15 entries)

1stChris SmithCherry ChipotleM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
2ndPaul JohnsonFan-Tej-Ya PymentM4C: Experimental Mead
3rdMike PembertonAtomic Mango MeadM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead

Table 28: Standard Cider and Perry (6 entries)

1stNick ShadelShady’s Apple CiderC1A: New World Cider
2ndAndrew LaidlawBatch C20C1A: New World Cider
3rdScot SchaarPale SunC1A: New World Cider

Table 29: Specialty Cider and Perry (9 entries)

1stMichael WilcoxTonight I’ll Do It For Love, But Tomorrow It’s 50 BucksC2D: Ice Cider
2ndJeremy OlsenCider 2.0C2A: New England Cider
3rdChris SmithCherry CiderC2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Table 30: Halloween Theme Beer (7 entries)

1stJohn AndrewsFrankenporter35A: Halloween Theme Beer/Mead/Cider
2ndAl BoyceFargo35A: Halloween Theme Beer/Mead/Cider
3rdPaul DienhartFargo Woodchipper Mead35A: Halloween Theme Beer/Mead/Cider

Table 31: Fresh Killed Hops Beer (21 entries)

1stAric DaulWet Hop APA - 201636A: Fresh Killed Hops Beer
2ndIan CampbellHarvest Fresh Organic IPA36A: Fresh Killed Hops Beer
3rdJames DidierIPA36A: Fresh Killed Hops Beer
HMTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Grasslands36A: Fresh Killed Hops Beer