Thanks to all who participated in the True Brewer.

There were 26 entries judged and 36 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stMike HurstDo the Smokey Pokey6B: Rauchbier
2ndJeff BueckertSpooky Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdMartin WilliamsBlue Whale Pale Ale24B: Belgian Pale Ale

Winning Entries

Table 1: Hoppy Holidays (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTyler FergusonTroppin' Bombs21B: Specialty IPA
2ndChris LuederitzTake Off IPA21A: American IPA

Table 2: Frosty's Funk (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBrian PackerBohemian Raspberry 28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndMartin WilliamsBlue Whale Pale Ale24B: Belgian Pale Ale
3rdJonah Greenbaum-ShinderPucker Up Funk Sauce28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer

Table 3: Santa's Specialties (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeff BueckertSpooky Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndMike OngenaPumpkin Beer30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdJonathan KlingenbergWinter Warmer33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 4: Merry Maltiness (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike HurstDo the Smokey Pokey6B: Rauchbier
2ndKent RundleLukenuf Vienna Lager7A: Vienna Lager