There were 153 entries judged and 154 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJerry MurphyPokeweed10C: WeizenbockThe Home Bros
2ndSteven RapkoRut Roh18B: American Pale AleSociety of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rdPaul ShickWilloughby Pils3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerSociety of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Winning Entries

Table 1: American and German Pale Lagers (7 entries)

1stPaul ShickWilloughby Pils3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
2ndTony EvangelistaCream Ale1C: Cream Ale
3rdRachel Reitz
Co-Brewer: Greg Irving
MH14A: Munich Helles

Table 2: Kolsch & Pils (8 entries)

1stJim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Em-50 5B: Kolsch
2ndJim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Gold Dust Pils5D: German Pils
3rdPaul ShickWilloughby Pre-Pro27A: Historical Beer

Table 3: Amber and Dark Euro Lager (8 entries)

1stAndrew MitchellWho Needs Friends?8A: Munich Dunkel
2ndTom BeachBecause The Night8B: Schwarzbier
3rdMike OntolchikRauch And Roll6B: Rauchbier

Table 4: German Wheat (6 entries)

1stJerry MurphyPokeweed10C: Weizenbock
2ndMike OntolchikWeizer Time10A: Weissbier
3rdMark SheppaSheppaweizen 10A: Weissbier

Table 5: Pale English Ales (6 entries)

1stDavid HeuserExalted Ale11B: Best Bitter
2ndMark SheppaBrexit Bitter11B: Best Bitter
3rdMarc LeyrerA Queen's Beverage12A: English Golden Ale

Table 6: Brown Brittish Ale (6 entries)

1stJason WingEnglish Brown Ale13B: English Brown Ale
2ndPeter CampenPete's Pretty Good MILD13A: Dark Mild
3rdRachel Reitz
Co-Brewer: Michelle Kish & Tim McDonnell
Pink Cap Porter 13C: English Porter

Table 7: Scottish, Dark Irish and Brittish Ales (15 entries)

1stMike BeattieCaramel Irish Stout15B: Irish Stout
2ndMike BeattieIrish Red Ale15A: Irish Red Ale
3rdJoseph KarpinskiStout16A: Sweet Stout
HMJerry MurphyChunkwood16A: Sweet Stout

Table 8: Amber American Ale (13 entries)

1stSteven RapkoAmber19A: American Amber Ale
2ndMike Cozart
Co-Brewer: Tim Ali, Jim Ali, Marius Fekete
Session #6921B: Specialty IPA
3rdSteven RapkoFlour Power21B: Specialty IPA
HMAndrew MitchellAmber Feels19A: American Amber Ale

Table 9: Dark American Ale (7 entries)

1stJohn CrillyDark Nebula Porter20A: American Porter
2ndSteven RapkoLittle Mountain Stout20B: American Stout
3rdCara Baker
Co-Brewer: Jim Jadwisiak, Mark Rames
Take The Reigns20B: American Stout

Table 10: Pale American Ale (15 entries)

1stSteven RapkoRut Roh18B: American Pale Ale
2ndSteve Micco
Co-Brewer: Donna Micco
North Port Blond18A: Blonde Ale
3rdDavid Farmer(440)18B: American Pale Ale

Table 11: Strong Belgian Ale (8 entries)

1stJeff Minear
Co-Brewer: Frank Boiner
Winter Saison25B: Saison
2ndJoe SalopekLe Masque Du Diable25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
3rdTony EvangelistaBlondie25A: Belgian Blond Ale
HMMike OntolchikFarmHaus25B: Saison

Table 12: Strong American Ale (9 entries)

1stMichal Lisowyj
Co-Brewer: Andrew Lisowyj
Elkhorn Double IPA22A: Double IPA
2ndDavid FarmerTruth Serum22A: Double IPA
3rdSteven RapkoBuckle Up Buckeroo22A: Double IPA

Table 13: Trappist Ale and Belgian Ale (6 entries)

1stAndy MoralesLuthers 99 Thesis26A: Trappist Single
2ndJoe SalopekSly Fox24B: Belgian Pale Ale
3rdMike OntolchikDelilah26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 14: American IPA (13 entries)

1stDavid FarmerCitrAzacca 21A: American IPA
2ndSteven Rapko5 Gallons Of Fury21A: American IPA
3rdJessica IhmsBelma Hop Burst21A: American IPA

Table 15: Fruit and Spice Beer (9 entries)

1stDavid JohnsonJalapeno Cream Ale29B: Fruit and Spice Beer
2ndTim MannionMexican Hot Chocolate Stout29B: Fruit and Spice Beer
3rdAdam ShankPippy29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 16: Fruit - Wood - Smoked (7 entries)

1stMike OntolchikFruit Loop Hole29A: Fruit Beer
2ndMichael Weiner
Co-Brewer: Steve Jensen
Rustling Penguin29A: Fruit Beer
3rdJay O'Neill
Co-Brewer: Eli Urban & Brad Voldrich
Oak Aged Barleywine33A: Wood-Aged Beer

Table 17: Founder's Cup - Stouts (10 entries)

1stPaul KlammerPGS: Heremes And Nyx35A: Founders Cup Stout