Thanks To All Who Participated in the 2014 Peak-to-Peak Pro-Am

There were 375 entries judged and 159 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ignatius Paul Aler
Co-Brewer: Barrel 5 Crew
Golden Sours 17E: Gueuze Indian Peaks Alers

Winning Entries

Category 1: Light Lager (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
Hell Yes 1D: Munich Helles Texas Carboys
2nd Greg Toothaker Helles 1D: Munich Helles Indian Peaks Alers
3rd Zachary Roth
Co-Brewer: Ferndock
Schwabinchen 1D: Munich Helles

Category 2: Pilsner (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Christopher Orton
Co-Brewer: Nick Orton
Brewton’s Pilsner 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Indian Peaks Alers
2nd Robert Burger CAP #4 2C: Classic American Pilsner Underground Brewers of Connecticut
3rd Olof Triana German Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils)

Category 3: European Amber Lager (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Beeson 2 Point Conversion 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Rock Hoppers
2nd Scott Buchholz Bucktoberfest 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Bbopp
3rd Preston Hartman Hartman Vienna Lager 3A: Vienna Lager

Category 4: Dark Lager (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Beeson Schwartzbier 4C: Schwarzbier Rock Hoppers
2nd Jason Kruegel Eat My Schwarz(Bier) 4C: Schwarzbier Rock Hoppers
3rd Greg Toothaker Dunkel 4B: Munich Dunkel Indian Peaks Alers
HM Geoff Shipley Biggs Dark Lager 4A: Dark American Lager

Category 5: Bock (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kelly Kruegel Arctic Chi 5D: Eisbock Rock Hoppers
2nd Jason Kruegel Johann Sebastian’s Bock 5A: Maibock/Helles Bock Rock Hoppers
3rd Brian Hoesing Bocks Car 5B: Traditional Bock Lincoln Lagers

Category 6: Light Hybrid Beer (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Christopher Orton
Co-Brewer: Nick Orton
Brewton’s Cream Ale 6A: Cream Ale Indian Peaks Alers
2nd Brian Hoesing Pacific Rim Rye 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer Lincoln Lagers
3rd Justen Pelton Pelton’s Kolsch. #1 6C: Kolsch Ann Arbor Brewers Guild

Category 7: Amber Hybrid Beer (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ed Moore Carey Alt 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier FOTR
2nd Matthew Linnenburger Alternate Universe 7A: Northern German Altbier Rock Hoppers Brew Club
3rd Matt Kriewall Ca Memories Ag141 7B: California Common Beer Liquid Poets

Category 8: English Pale Ale (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
KSB 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Texas Carboys
2nd Marc Preo Commanchee Harvest 8B: Special/Best/Premium Bitter Indian Peaks Alers
3rd Michael Laney Machine Alley London Cab 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Berthoud Barn Burners

Category 9: Scottish and Irish Ale (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
McLuvin 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Texas Carboys
2nd Scott Buchholz Strong Scotch 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Bbopp
3rd Matthew Linnenburger Hoben Irish Red 9D: Irish Red Ale Rock Hoppers Brew Club
HM Matt Kriewall Younger Sister 131 9C: Scottish Export 80/- Liquid Poets

Category 10: American Ale (36 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Greg Toothaker Brown Ale 10C: American Brown Ale Indian Peaks Alers
2nd Michael Bosica American Brown 10C: American Brown Ale Indian Peaks Alers
3rd Kyle Roth
Co-Brewer: Ferndock
Northcoast 10A: American Pale Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Category 11: English Brown Ale (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Billy Broas Mild Peril 11A: Mild Denver Homebrew Club
2nd Jason Cramer Dirty English Bird 11C: Northern English Brown Ale Weiz Guys
3rd George Delena
Co-Brewer: Brian Primaov
Dark Mild 11A: Mild Rock Hoppers

Category 12: Porter (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Trevor Johnson
Co-Brewer: Spartacus
Black Rain 12B: Robust Porter Hop barley and the alers
2nd Douglas Finke Robust Porter 12B: Robust Porter Lincoln Lagers
3rd Marc Preo President Porter 12B: Robust Porter Indian Peaks Alers

Category 13: Stout (35 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Sean Coburn Dry Stout 13A: Dry Stout Indian Peaks Alers
2nd Larry Williams Employee Of The Month 13C: Oatmeal Stout KROC
3rd Brian Hoesing West Indies 13D: Foreign Extra Stout Lincoln Lagers
HM Mark Hall RISky Russian Imperial Stout 13F: Imperial Stout Indian Peaks Alers

Category 14: India Pale Ale (IPA) (32 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Geoff Humphrey
Co-Brewer: Mike Smith
Clean Out The Closet IIPA 14C: Imperial IPA Rock Hoppers
2nd Dave Malone
Co-Brewer: Brett Honeycutt
Honeycutter IPA 14B: American IPA The Greater Denver Yeast Infection
3rd Jim Gilchrist Wolf Bite IPA 14B: American IPA

Category 15: German Wheat and Rye Beer (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Justen Pelton Pelton’s Weizen 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Ann Arbor Brewers Guild
2nd Preston Hartman Uberweizen 15C: Weizenbock
3rd Gavin Quigley
Co-Brewer: Ross Browne
Roggenbier 15D: Roggenbier (German Rye Beer) Next Level

Category 16: Belgian and French Ale (25 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Geoff Humphrey Fetchez La Vache 16D: Biere de Garde Rock Hoppers
2nd Kelly Kruegel Monk With A Woody 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Rock Hoppers
3rd Ed Moore Tony Sassion 16C: Saison FOTR
HM Sam Foust
Co-Brewer: Ryan Roan
Queen Bee Imperial Saison 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale

Category 17: Sour Ale (5 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ignatius Paul Aler
Co-Brewer: Barrel 5 Crew
Golden Sours 17E: Gueuze Indian Peaks Alers
2nd John Rowley Up The Kriek 17F: Fruit Lambic John Rowley
3rd Greg Foley
Co-Brewer: David Carlberg
Bliner 17A: Berliner Weisse

Category 18: Belgian Strong Ale (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Roth
Co-Brewer: Ferndock
Frank 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd John Gonzales Diablito 18D: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
3rd Greg Foley
Co-Brewer: David Carlberg
Trips 18C: Belgian Tripel

Category 19: Strong Ale (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Lowell Sally’s Little Slice Of Heaven 19C: American Barleywine
2nd Larry Williams Lady Barley 19B: English Barleywine KROC
3rd Ed Moore Tony Barleywine 19C: American Barleywine FOTR

Category 20: Fruit Beer (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matt Kriewall Rassy Brown 105 20A: Fruit Beer Liquid Poets
2nd Brian Hoesing Pfirsich Gose 20A: Fruit Beer Lincoln Lagers
3rd JAMES FRAZER James And The Giant Grapefruit 20A: Fruit Beer HILL CITY HOMEBREWERS

Category 21: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (24 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Ayers
Co-Brewer: La Dayna Riggs
Beat The Heat Jalapeno Creme Ale 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Lauter Day Brewers
2nd Seth Gerard
Co-Brewer: Holly Gerard
Roseberry Saison 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rd Brian Hoesing Gingerbread Imperial Milk Stout 21B: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer Lincoln Lagers

Category 22: Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Hoesing Blacktooth Grin 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Lincoln Lagers
2nd Jamie Moulton Batch 9 Barley Wine 22C: Wood-Aged Beer The Big Lebrewskis
3rd Nathan Williamson Olde Dirty Bastard 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Big Thompson Brewing Collective

Category 23: Specialty Beer (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bryan Keas Hoppy Ending 23A: Specialty Beer Rock Hoppers
2nd Shawn Miller Rybock Lager 23A: Specialty Beer high plains drafters
3rd Brian Hoesing Hand In The Bush Sahti 23A: Specialty Beer Lincoln Lagers

Category 30: Cascadian Dark Ale / Black IPA (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Casey Keefe
Co-Brewer: Mary Beth Bond
Zoey’s Black Spot 30A: Cascadian Dark Ale / Black IPA Blind Dog Brew
2nd Justen Pelton Black Dnamite 30A: Cascadian Dark Ale / Black IPA Ann Arbor Brewers Guild
3rd JAMES FRAZER Champion Of The Weekend 30A: Cascadian Dark Ale / Black IPA HILL CITY HOMEBREWERS