Thanks to all who participated in the Son of Brewzilla.

There were 396 entries judged and 144 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stLarry Reuter
Co-Brewer: Donna Reuter
Hellian4A: Munich HellesSociety of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2ndJohn Wicks
Co-Brewer: Goose Steingass
On The Thames17D: English BarleywineSociety of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rdMichael FlackRoyal Headache13A: Dark MildUrban Knaves of Grain

Best of Show – Cider

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stTodd DonnellyVery Cherry CiderC2B: Cider with Other FruitSociety of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stTodd DonnellyMaple Madness Mead (Acerglyn)M4C: Experimental MeadSociety of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Cuyahoga Cup Standings

Club 1st 2nd 3rdBOS 1BOS 2BOS 3Points
Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)12101411085
Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)12121300073

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light and Pale Lager (12 entries)

1stLarry Reuter
Co-Brewer: Donna Reuter
Hellian4A: Munich Helles
2ndPaul KlammerAfter The Valley1B: American Lager
3rdLarry Reuter
Co-Brewer: Donna Reuter
HellinBock4C: Helles Bock

Table 2: Pale Hybrid (18 entries)

1stNathan Levengood
Co-Brewer: Mike Swartzwelder
Coming Straight At Ya1C: Cream Ale
2ndNathan Levengood
Co-Brewer: Mike Swartzwelder
Kolsch 5B: Kolsch
3rdTimothy Kobie
Co-Brewer: Zach Kobie
Summer Blonde 18A: Blonde Ale

Table 3: Pilsner (7 entries)

1stJim JadwisiakGold Dust5D: German Pils
2ndMike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Chris Gaul
Erste Pils7C: Kellerbier
3rdPaul ShickPride Of Cleveland Heights35A: Historical: Classic American Pilsner

Table 4: Amber Lager (13 entries)

1stChristopher PfeifferPfestbier5C: German Exportbier
2ndShawn AdamsChex3C: Czech Amber Lager
3rdDave StevensMunich Dreaming8A: Munich Dunkel
HMChristopher PfeifferPfeifftoberfest6A: Marzen

Table 5: Dark Lager and Bock (11 entries)

1stJohn CrossettImpregnator9A: Doppelbock
2ndMike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: Andrew Mitchell And A Polar Vortex
CollaBRRRator9B: Eisbock
3rdNathan LevengoodComrade Porter9C: Baltic Porter

Table 6: Weissbier (9 entries)

1stNathan Levengood
Co-Brewer: Mike Swartzwelder
Banana Ride10C: Weizenbock
2ndChad HeuserSorachi Rye31A: Alternative Grain Beer
3rdTodd TolfordRepublic Of Dave10A: Weissbier

Table 7: English Pale Ale (12 entries)

1stAndrew MitchellAll The Feels12A: English Golden Ale
2ndMike YinglingThe New Number Two11A: Ordinary Bitter
3rdMichael CrevelingMy Fuggin Giddy Aunt12C: English IPA

Table 8: English Brown Ale (10 entries)

1stMichael FlackRoyal Headache13A: Dark Mild
2ndJordan LindseyDark Mild13A: Dark Mild
3rdMike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Brian Bostaph, Steve Amey
Bugrit!13A: Dark Mild

Table 9: Porter (11 entries)

1stMark MillirenThis Time I’ll Use The Right Grainbill13C: English Porter
2ndSteven RapkoSubmitting For Feed Back..20A: American Porter
3rdBlake BeharryCHOCOLATY 20A: American Porter
HMPaul ShickNew London Heights20A: American Porter

Table 10: Stout (20 entries)

1stPaul KlammerPretentious Greek Series #3: Erebus And Nyx20C: Imperial Stout
2ndRachel Reitz
Co-Brewer: Greg Irving
Mouth Stout15B: Irish Stout
3rdAdam CunninghamRoute 6620B: American Stout
HMSteven RapkoOatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal Stout

Table 11: Smoked Beer (8 entries)

1stMike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Mark Milliren
Helles Der Rauch32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer
2ndMark Milliren
Co-Brewer: Mike Yingling
Rauch’n’Roll32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer
3rdTom BeachKing Gramas In His Smoking Jacket32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer

Table 12: Strong Ale (31 entries)

1stJohn Wicks
Co-Brewer: Goose Steingass
On The Thames17D: English Barleywine
2ndJody Grenert
Co-Brewer: Chris Hayes
Long Winter’s Sleep17B: Old Ale
3rdMichael MalinowskiTweety22C: American Barleywine

Table 13: American Ale (26 entries)

1stGreg IrvingTiffani Amber Thiessen 19A: American Amber Ale
2ndStephen Micco
Co-Brewer: Donna Micco
Bottoms Up Brown19C: American Brown Ale
3rdSteven RapkoPretty Mundane18B: American Pale Ale

Table 14: American IPA (29 entries)

1stCara Baker
Co-Brewer: Jim Jadwisiak, Scott Eckroate
Intergalactically Delicious IPA21A: American IPA
2ndJim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Paul Klammer, Cara Baker
Blame It On The Rain21A: American IPA
3rdRich TomazinSirBrute21A: American IPA
HMSteven Rapko5 Gallons Of Fury21A: American IPA

Table 15: Specialty and Double IPA (17 entries)

1stCara Baker
Co-Brewer: Jim Jadwisiak, Scott Eckroate
Grass Stains 21B: Specialty IPA
2ndBen TroutSuper Kangaroo IPA22A: Double IPA
3rdSteven RapkoBig Red21B: Specialty IPA

Table 16: Sour European Beer (17 entries)

1stMike OntolchikThe Lambic Lies Down On Broadway23E: Gueuze
2ndJoseph Powell
Co-Brewer: Derek Hill
Salty Gose36A: Historical: Gose
3rdJoseph Powell
Co-Brewer: Derek Hill
Sour Mash’n23A: Berliner Weisse

Table 17: Saison (16 entries)

1stShane MeyersSymphony 25B: Saison
2ndMike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Joe Powell
Levure Parfait25B: Saison
3rdJim JadwisiakPunk Nugget25B: Saison
HMJohn CrossettTank Me Up25B: Saison

Table 18: Trappist Ale (22 entries)

1stRobert Jewell III3/4 Quad26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndShawn AdamsAkron Strong26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
3rdPaul ShickCleveland Heights Blond25A: Belgian Blond Ale

Table 19: American Wild (18 entries)

1stMike OntolchikThe Mango Biere28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndAndrew Mitchell
Co-Brewer: Mike Ontolchik
Space Antelope28A: Brett Beer
3rdKeith McFarlane
Co-Brewer: MMBC
Summer Sour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
HMDavid CousinoShow Me Your O Face28A: Brett Beer

Table 20: Fruit Beer (15 entries)

1stNathan LevengoodKey West Cream29A: Fruit Beer
2ndMatt ShurtzDirt Nap On Cherries29A: Fruit Beer
3rdJim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker, Jennifer Hermann
Passionate Platypus29A: Fruit Beer
HMSteven RapkoYour Cherry-Oat Awaits...29A: Fruit Beer

Table 21: Spice, Herb or Vegetable Beer (14 entries)

1stGoose SteingassGuatajava Coffee Rye Porter30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndJim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Paul Klammer, Cara Baker
Here Comes The Rain Again30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdMark SheppaThe Good Earth30C: Winter Seasonal Beer

Table 22: Wood-Aged Beer (9 entries)

1stKeith McFarlane
Co-Brewer: MMBC
Kali33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndJody Grenert
Co-Brewer: Chris Hayes
Cheer Me Oaky33A: Wood-Aged Beer
3rdNick FantozziBourbon Mexican Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 23: Specialty Beer (10 entries)

1stMike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: Andrew Mitchell And A Polar Vortex
Midnight Desperado34C: Experimental Beer
2ndMike YinglingExcellent Trouble (Lager)34C: Experimental Beer
3rdLarry Reuter
Co-Brewer: Donna REuter
Lady LIberty Malt Liquor34C: Experimental Beer
HMMike OntolchikDead Flowers31B: Alternative Sugar Beer

Table 24: Cider and Perry (4 entries)

1stErica AntonVulpes FantasticC1A: New World Cider
2ndTodd DonnellyA Brave New World CiderC1A: New World Cider
3rdCara Baker
Co-Brewer: Jim Jadwisiak
SandmanC1A: New World Cider

Table 25: Specialty Cider and Perry (8 entries)

1stTodd DonnellyVery Cherry CiderC2B: Cider with Other Fruit
2ndErica AntonDead But DeliciousC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices
3rdTodd DonnellyMaple MadnessC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry
HMMark RamesApple-Strawberry Cider On Vanilla BeansC2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Table 26: Standard Mead (6 entries)

1stCarl McMillinCarl’s Tupelo Mead - Batch 84M1C: Sweet Mead
2ndTodd DonnellySWEET Dreams Are Made Of ThisM1C: Sweet Mead
3rdTodd DonnellyA Semi Sweet TreatM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead

Table 27: Fruit Mead (14 entries)

1stCarl McMillinRussell & Roe Wedding PymentM2B: Pyment
2ndTim McDonnellStrawberry MeadM2E: Melomel
3rdCarl McMillinCarl’s Tart Cherry MeadM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
HMTodd DonnellyVery Cherry MelomelM2D: Stone Fruit Mead

Table 28: Specialty Mead (9 entries)

1stTodd DonnellyMaple Madness Mead (Acerglyn)M4C: Experimental Mead
2ndTodd DonnellyCherry Vanilla CyserM4C: Experimental Mead
3rdMike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Heather Risher
2006 ABCM4C: Experimental Mead