Thanks to all who participated in the Oktobersbest Homebrew Competition.

There were 250 entries judged and 106 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stBob HartIt’s A Long Way Back From Helles4A: Munich Helles
2ndAndrew RasmussenWeizenhammer10C: Weizenbock
3rdMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
London Calling13C: English Porter

Winning Entries

Table 1: NETOC Presents: Standard American Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEric TalmadgeSummer Shandy1C: Cream Ale
2ndGary CoxAmerican Dream1C: Cream Ale
3rdTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
A Maize-Ing Cream Ale1C: Cream Ale

Table 2: Deters Presents: I’m a Lager, Euro Lager (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBob HartIt’s A Long Way Back From Helles4A: Munich Helles
2ndTim PalmerWelcome To Helles4A: Munich Helles
3rdTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Helles Belles4C: Helles Bock

Table 3: Taft’s Brewing Presents: Pale Bitter Euro Beers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Bavarian Pils5D: German Pils
2ndTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Köln Kolsch5B: Kolsch
3rdMichael MccaffreyPanzer V25D: German Pils

Table 4: Taft’s Brewing Presents: Amber Bitter & Dark Europeans (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEric CarmanLittle Oktoberfest7A: Vienna Lager
2ndTim PalmerDunkel Nacht8A: Munich Dunkel
3rdTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Alter Ego7B: Altbier

Table 5: Marty’s Hops & Vines Presents: Strong European (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEric CarmanBock Cubed9B: Eisbock
2ndWilliam Magnuszewski
Co-Brewer: Kathryn Kien
Spartinator 39A: Doppelbock
3rdEric CarmanBock Squared9A: Doppelbock

Table 6: Braxton Brewing Presents: Wheat Germs (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAndrew RasmussenWeizenhammer10C: Weizenbock
2ndMichael MccaffreyGrotto V1210A: Weissbier
3rdTim PalmerTitus10C: Weizenbock
HMJames Czar
Co-Brewer: Mary Beth Weaver
Ooh! Ya Dirty Bavarian!10A: Weissbier

Table 7: Wooden Cask Presents: Bitter/Commonwealth (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTim PalmerWhy So Bitter11A: Ordinary Bitter
2ndWayne PalumboBitter11B: Best Bitter
3rdEd ScheidBeery Mcbeerface Ordinary Bitter11A: Ordinary Bitter

Table 8: Rhinegeist Presents: British Browns (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
London Calling13C: English Porter
2ndNathan ComptonEruption Nut Brown13B: English Brown Ale
3rdMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
English Bulldog13A: Dark Mild

Table 9: Wooden Cask Presents: Scottish / Irish (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stWarren Rasch
Co-Brewer: Roger Rasch
Rogies Irish Stout15C: Irish Extra Stout
2ndMatt BarczewskiHops Springs Farm - Scottish 80/-14C: Scottish Export
3rdJim RupertMuling14C: Scottish Export

Table 10: Brink Brewing Presents: Dark Brits (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTravis KingBad Santa Chocolate Stout16A: Sweet Stout
2ndRonald Stilwell
Co-Brewer: Kevin McKnight
Goodnight Mcknight Chocolate Milk Peanut Butter Stout16A: Sweet Stout
3rdTim LawsonYa Mon!16C: Tropical Stout

Table 11: Wooden Cask Presents: Strong Brits (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEric CarmanBe Gentle, I’m Young17D: English Barleywine
2ndNathan ComptonPoppi’s English Muffin17A: English Strong Ale
3rdEric CarmanThis Ain’t Your Father’s 12 Guinea17C: Wee Heavy

Table 12: Brink Brewing Presents: Pale ’Mericans (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEd ScheidBlonde Ale18A: Blonde Ale
2ndMike CozartSixth City Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
3rdGreg Schmidt
Co-Brewer: Maddy Schmidt, Phil Didion, Tyra Schmidt
Schmidion Beachwarmer18A: Blonde Ale
HMEd ScheidAmerican Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale

Table 13: Brink Brewing Presents: Amber & Brown American Beers (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMark HauerCalifornia Common19B: California Common
2ndMark HauerLeaving All My Trubles Behind19A: American Amber Ale
3rdJimmy AdkinsElstun Juice19C: American Brown Ale

Table 14: Braxton Brewing Presents: American Porters & Stouts (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJohn ColemanGarthok20C: Imperial Stout
2ndGreg Schmidt
Co-Brewer: Maddy Schmidt, Phil Didion, Tyra Schmidt
Schmidion Russian Imperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout
3rdDennis Cerullo
Co-Brewer: Steve Barlage, Don Weissmeier, Dan Fluegeman, Jerry Hartmann
Guess What, We Brewed A Porter20A: American Porter

Table 15: Brink Brewing Presents: Oh, look another IPA (29 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stScott BaileyBeetles Ipa21A: American IPA
2ndJason SchwartzCount Hopula21B4: Red IPA
3rdTim PalmerSunblest Dipa22A: Double IPA
HMPayton SmithYellow Belly Double Ipa22A: Double IPA

Table 16: BIERmarkt Presents: Sour & Wild (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJordan TateWoodmont Kreik23F: Fruit Lambic
2ndJordan TateBarell Baby #323E: Gueuze
3rdDaniel Geiser
Co-Brewer: Jacob Schoster
Colette28A: Brett Beer
HMDaniel GeiserLate Bloomer 28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 17: BIERmarkt Presents: Belgian Ales (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stNathan ComptonThe French Connexxxion24C: Biere de Garde
2ndCharles AndersonBelgian Pale24B: Belgian Pale Ale
3rdGreg Schmidt
Co-Brewer: Maddy Schmidt, Phil Didion, Tyra Schmidt
Schmidion Bpa Free24B: Belgian Pale Ale
HMBob HartCharles De Mar De Garde24C: Biere de Garde

Table 18: BIERmarkt Presents: Strong Belgians (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike CozartI Only Kind Of Like This Beer25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
2ndJordan LindseyLemon & Lavender Saison25B: Saison
3rdMatthew WilliamsEmily25B: Saison

Table 19: BIERmarkt Presents: It’s a TRAP! (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stGeorge TurnerShoulda Been26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndAndrew RasmussenThe Candi Man Can26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
3rdTim LawsonMonk’s Dark Secret26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 20: Listermann Brewery Presents: History Class (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAndrew RohneGose Up27A1: Gose
2ndEric CarmanAll Rye Sense Of Humor27A4: Roggenbier
3rdMichael SchulerUnbridled27A6: Kentucky Common

Table 21: Deters Presents: Fruit & Smoke (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
Jack Russell Terrorist32B: Specialty Smoked Beer
2ndJason ChangGoseberry Killah29A: Fruit Beer
3rdTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Peach Melba29C: Speciality Fruit Beer

Table 22: Paradise Brewing Presents: Spice, Spice, Baby (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEric CarmanSlice Of Pumpkin Pie30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
Into The Vanilla Sky30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdAnthony TarescavageIt’s The Great Pumpkin Ale30B: Autumn Seasonal Beer

Table 23: Streetside Brewery Presents: Woody (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stChris Baumann
Co-Brewer: Smith Barrel Team
A Bit Of Wine With Your Bourbon33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndJim RupertEclipse33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdGreg KirklandKbba33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 24: NETOC Presents: Non-beer goodness (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJimmy Adkins
Co-Brewer: Deb Schehr
Mead In AmericaM2E: Melomel
2ndJerry HartmannCarrie’s Sinamon MeadM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
3rdGeorge TurnerFlint TropicsC2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Table 25: Listermann Brewery Presents: Best Fest of O’Best (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Festivus For The Rest Of Us4B: Festbier
2ndJason SchwartzRochtoberfest6A: Marzen
3rdTim McKee
Co-Brewer: MP
Worlds Best Oktoberfest6A: Marzen
HMGreg Schmidt
Co-Brewer: Maddy Schmidt, Phil Didion, Tyra Schmidt
Schmidion Oktoberfest6A: Marzen

Table 26: Listermann Brewery Presents: Specialities (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRoxanne WestendorfLoki 134A: Clone Beer
2ndJames Czar
Co-Brewer: Mary Beth Weaver
Stoopid Flanders34C: Experimental Beer
3rdJim RupertFarmhouse Rye34C: Experimental Beer