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There were 196 entries and 113 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners 

BOS - Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Moulton Reynolds Farms Saison 16C: Saison Chicago Beer Society
2nd Justen Parris
Co-Brewer: Ben Siltman
Vienna 3A: Vienna Lager MUGZ
3rd Ben Hoh Skinnydog Porter 12B: Robust Porter Brewer's of Central Kentucky (BOCK)

Winning Entries 

Table 1: Light Lagers (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Dahl #84 1B: Standard American Lager Prairie Schooners
2nd Jonathan Kissinger Fine Beer May Be Judged With Only One Sip 2B: Bohemian Pilsener WORTS OF WISDOM
3rd Mark Reichert Father Lager 1A: Lite American Lager THS

Table 2: Dark Lager (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Justen Parris
Co-Brewer: Ben Siltman
Vienna 3A: Vienna Lager MUGZ
2nd Jonathan Kissinger WORTS OF WISDOM CA CLUB YEAR 2013 3A: Vienna Lager WORTS OF WISDOM
3rd Brian Moulton Free Vienna 3A: Vienna Lager Chicago Beer Society

Table 4: Light Hybrid (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Rys Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Ryed 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer KC Nanobrews
2nd Kiel Macewan Hoberon 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer Abnormal Brewers
3rd John Maubach Kolsch 6C: Kolsch ABNormal Brewers
HM Karen Schaar Blondes Brew Big 6B: Blonde Ale mugz

Table 5: Amber Hybrid/English Pale (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Christopher Wille
Co-Brewer: Stefanie Michaelis
Alt.Beer 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier ABnormal Brewers
2nd Kevin Wojdak Steam Punk 7B: California Common Beer Urban Knaves of Grain (UKG)
3rd Chris Loy CBL - ESB 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) AB

Table 6: American Ale (22 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Kastranec Gammavision 10A: American Pale Ale
2nd Mike Allison Amarillo Pale Ale 10A: American Pale Ale Prairie Schooners
3rd Paul Schamel Abigail Pale Ale V.3 10A: American Pale Ale

Table 7: English Brown Ale (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Donze Brawny Brown Beard Ale 11B: Southern English Brown Ale
2nd Kyle Roberts English Mild 11A: Mild
3rd Robert Rys Yallery Brown 11A: Mild KC Nanobrews
HM Michael Ericksen Mild Reaction 11A: Mild Ann Arbor Brewers Guild

Table 8: Porter (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ben Hoh Skinnydog Porter 12B: Robust Porter Brewer's of Central Kentucky (BOCK)
2nd John Maubach Maggie’s Porter 12B: Robust Porter ABNormal Brewers
3rd Eric VandenAkker
Co-Brewer: Luke Koberstein
Porter 12B: Robust Porter

Table 9: Stout (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Sean Kelly Time Warp Tongue Tickler 13F: Imperial Stout Prairie Schooners
2nd John Martin Ivan The Really Good 13F: Imperial Stout Homebrewers of Peoria
3rd Mike Allison Cerberus 13F: Imperial Stout Prairie Schooners
HM Seth Brockmeyer New Tun Fun Stout 13D: Foreign Extra Stout

Table 10: India Pale Ale (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Garrick Gabbrants Citra IPA 14B: American IPA
2nd Michael Ericksen Hop Breath Kiss 14B: American IPA Ann Arbor Brewers Guild
3rd Jeffrey Snyder Dogzilla 14B: American IPA
HM Mike Allison You’re A Daisy If You Do 14B: American IPA Prairie Schooners

Table 11: German Wheat (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st James McCauley
Co-Brewer: Lily McCauley
Heffalumps And Weissles 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Abnormal Brewers
2nd Trace Lambert Dammerung Dunkel 15B: Dunkelweizen
3rd Richard Long Half Hour Hefe 15A: Weizen/Weissbier The Brewing Network

Table 12: Belgian & French Ale (22 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Moulton Reynolds Farms Saison 16C: Saison Chicago Beer Society
2nd Jason Poe
Co-Brewer: Jenny
Spiderbite 16B: Belgian Pale Ale
3rd Josh Jarodsky
Co-Brewer: Emma Gilmore
Beardy Beer 16C: Saison

Table 13: Sour Ale (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Chad Vanderpool Cloaca 17B: Flanders Red Ale Maltz
2nd Chad Vanderpool Berliner 17A: Berliner Weisse Maltz
3rd Brian Clausen Berliner 17A: Berliner Weisse Abnormal Brewers

Table 14: Belgian Strong Ale (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Reichert
Co-Brewer: B
De L’Esprit Des Lois 18B: Belgian Dubbel THS
2nd Michael Ericksen Dark Intruder 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Ann Arbor Brewers Guild
3rd Brian Shaughnessy Sheep Shaver 18A: Belgian Blond Ale ABNormal

Table 15: Strong Ale (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tim Klieber Barley Wine Vintage 407 19C: American Barleywine ABnormal Brewers
2nd Jason Poe
Co-Brewer: Jenny
Ol’ Nessie’s Watering Hole 9E: Strong Scotch Ale
3rd Trace Lambert Old Eldritch 19A: Old Ale

Table 16: Fruit Beer (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Reichert
Co-Brewer: B
Socratic Method 20A: Fruit Beer THS
2nd Brian Hiles You Can’t-A Have-A De Mango! 20A: Fruit Beer
3rd Robert Rys Jubilee 20A: Fruit Beer KC Nanobrews
HM John Maubach Raspberry Kolsch 20A: Fruit Beer ABNormal Brewers

Table 17: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Chad Bevers Isabell Sofia 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Abnormal Brewers
2nd Peter Bowman CPA 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer McDeuce's
3rd Paul Schamel Honey Basil Blonde 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 18: Smoke & Wood-Aged Beer (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Paul Schamel Schicter Farms Amber 22C: Wood-Aged Beer
2nd Chad Bevers Barrel Aged DL 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Abnormal Brewers
3rd Scot Schaar French Quarter Stout With A Kick 22C: Wood-Aged Beer MUGZ

Table 19: ABNormal Beer of the Year (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scot Schaar French Quarter Stout 23A: Specialty Beer MUGZ
2nd Mike Allison Rye IPA 23A: Specialty Beer Prairie Schooners
3rd Brian Fowler Paint It Black IPA 23A: Specialty Beer Prairie Schooners
HM Garrick Gabbrants Black IPA 23A: Specialty Beer