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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
You Dropped The Hops On Me, Baby 14D: Specialty IPA Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lagers (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Larry Reuter
Larry’s Corny 1B: Standard American Lager Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Paul Shick St. Louis Heights 1C: Premium American Lager Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Matt Shurtz
Co-Brewer: Larry Rueter
Std American Lager 1B: Standard American Lager Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
HM Michael Malinowski Not Sure 1E: Dortmunder Export Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 2: Pilsners (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Rick Seibt Bierstein Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Mike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Chris Gaul
Erste Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Joseph Dierksheide
Co-Brewer: David Fry, Matt Huber, Mike Danks, Art Beall, Jeff Valore, Larry Reuter, Brent Kovacs
Classic American Pilsner 2C: Classic American Pilsner Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 3: Light Hybrid and Wheat Beers (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
EM-50 A.K.A. I Can Go For That 6C: Kolsch Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Mike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: Mike Side Like Side
Foam 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Mike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: Page Side Rage Side
Carini 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 4: European Amber Lagers (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Bostaph
Co-Brewer: Mike Yingling
Oktoberfest 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Christopher Pfeiffer Pfeifftoberfest 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Matt Shurtz Shurtztoberfest 2.0 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
HM Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Mexican Lucky 3A: Vienna Lager Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 5: Amber Hybrids (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jim Gress
Co-Brewer: Andy Gress
Adlerkralle Altbier 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Mike Creveling Akron Steamer 7B: California Common Beer Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Steve Micco
Co-Brewer: Donna Micco
The Mather Steamship 7B: California Common Beer L.M.H.B.A.

Table 6: English Pale Ales and IPAs (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Sorry Charlie For The Imposition 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Everyone’s High On Consolation 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Need A Drink And A Quick Decision 8B: Special/Best/Premium Bitter Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 7: Scottish and Irish Ales (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Steven Rapko You Even Lift Bro? 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Mony A Mickle Maks A Muckle 9A: Scottish Light 60/- Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Mike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Brian Bostaph
Nak Mac Feegle 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 8: American Ales (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Call Me Morbid, Call Me Pale 10A: American Pale Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Steve Micco
Co-Brewer: Donna Micco
Bottoms Up Brown 10C: American Brown Ale L.M.H.B.A.
3rd Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
Tiffani Amber Theissen Irving 10B: American Amber Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
HM Shane Meyers Island Hopper 10A: American Pale Ale

Table 9: Sour Ales (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Malcolm Frazer Down Easy 17G: Gose T.R.A.S.H.
2nd Mike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: Matt Groening
Stupid Sexy Flanders 17B: Flanders Red Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Steve Polter Sour Sunday 17D: Straight (Unblended) Lambic Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
HM Shawn Adams
Co-Brewer: Larry Reuter
Akron Red 17B: Flanders Red Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 10: Standard Cider and Perry (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Rich Tomazin Kiraly’s Cider 27A: Common Cider Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Greg Snowden Sidewinder 27A: Common Cider Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Todd Donnelly Uncommonly Common Cider 27A: Common Cider Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 11: Traditional Mead (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Carl McMillin Sweet Dreams Tupelo 24C: Sweet Mead Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Carl McMillin Carl’s Cranberry Flower Honey Mead 24A: Dry Mead Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Todd Donnelly Lipsmacking Sweet! 24C: Sweet Mead Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 12: Dark Lagers (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Shannon Fink Oooo, These Lederhosen Are Looking Pretty Good! 4B: Munich Dunkel Glass City Mashers
2nd Michael Malinowski Not Sure 4B: Munich Dunkel Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Joseph Dierksheide Schwarzbier 4C: Schwarzbier Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 13: Bock (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Mulligan Mai Bock Blocker 5A: Maibock/Helles Bock Glass City Mashers
2nd Nathan Levengood
Co-Brewer: Mike Yingling
I Like To Play With My Ying-A-Ling 5C: Doppelbock Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Malcolm Frazer Blitz Krieg Bock 5B: Traditional Bock T.R.A.S.H.
HM Mark Milliren Gnar Hella Bock 5A: Maibock/Helles Bock Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 14: Porters (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Paul Shick St. Petersburg Heights 12C: Baltic Porter Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Malcolm Frazer CMG Said It’s Just A Porter. Not A Robust Porter 12A: Brown Porter T.R.A.S.H.
3rd Mark Milliren Portly Fellow 12B: Robust Porter Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 15: English Browns (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Peter Campen
Co-Brewer: Ben Northhiem
Cheeky Little Mild 11A: Mild Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Joseph Dierksheide Mild 11A: Mild Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Goose Steingass Nutty Brown 11C: Northern English Brown Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 16: Stouts (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Wicks Calming Darkness 13D: Foreign Extra Stout Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Nathan Levengood Milk Stout 13B: Sweet Stout Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
HM Ed Norton Totes McOats 13C: Oatmeal Stout Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
HM Michael Malinowski Not Sure 13E: American Stout Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 17: American IPAs (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Rich Tomazin Brute Force 14B: American IPA Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Andrew Mitchell Jiggery Pokery 14B: American IPA Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Steven Rapko FALEure 14B: American IPA Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 18: Imperial and Specialty IPAs (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jim Jadwisiak
Co-Brewer: Cara Baker
You Dropped The Hops On Me, Baby 14D: Specialty IPA Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Matt Pfeifer Ry Pi 14D: Specialty IPA The HomeBros
3rd Shane Meyers Lil Hopper 14D: Specialty IPA

Table 19: Belgian and French Ales (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Gluntz Deny’s Bier De Garde 16D: Biere de Garde Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Shawn Adams Saison Trey 16C: Saison Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Jody Grenert
Co-Brewer: Chris Hayes
Belleau Wood 16D: Biere de Garde

Table 20: American Wild Ales (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: This Cool Cat Named Brett
Genial Tallie-Haie 17H: American Wild Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Greg Irving Funky Brewster 17H: American Wild Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Shawn Adams
Co-Brewer: Larry Reuter
Akron Brett 17H: American Wild Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
HM Nick Fantozzi Bretta Melon Wheat 17H: American Wild Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 21: Belgian Strong Ales (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andy Weigel Belgian Gordon Strong 18D: Belgian Golden Strong Ale T.R.A.S.H.
2nd Michael Malinowski Not Sure 18B: Belgian Dubbel Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Carl Stumpf
Co-Brewer: Brad Lipinski
BSB 18A: Belgian Blond Ale Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
HM Joseph Dierksheide Belgian Dark Strong Ale 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 22: Strong Ales (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Malinowski Not Sure 19A: Old Ale Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Shawn Adams
Co-Brewer: Josh Blubaugh
Akron Honey 19B: English Barleywine Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Paul Shick Autumnal Ale 19B: English Barleywine Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
HM Jody Grenert
Co-Brewer: Rob Brannan
Doom 19C: American Barleywine

Table 23: Fruit Beers (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Shannon Fink Show Me Your Passion 20A: Fruit Beer Glass City Mashers
2nd Malcolm Frazer One Of My Vices Is Berliner-Type-Weisses...With Meyer Lemons 20A: Fruit Beer T.R.A.S.H.
3rd Shannon Fink Justice Lushious 20A: Fruit Beer Glass City Mashers

Table 24: Spice Herb Vegetable Beers (26 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Malcolm Frazer Gourd-Forsaken Pumpkinbier 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer T.R.A.S.H.
2nd Shannon Fink Pink Love 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Glass City Mashers
3rd Jeffrey Valore
Co-Brewer: Amanda Doll
Turbo Milk Stout 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
HM Andrew Mitchell Barn Owl On Coffee 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 25: Smoke and Wood Aged Beers (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Carl Stumpf
Co-Brewer: Brad Lipinski
BBP 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd John Wicks
Co-Brewer: Larry Reuter
Rauch Me Baby 22A: Classic Rauchbier Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Mike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Brian Bostaph
Sewer Dog 22B: Other Smoked Beer Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 26: Specialty Beer (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mike Ontolchik
Co-Brewer: Andrew Mitchell And A Polar Vortex
Midnight Desperado 23A: Specialty Beer Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Mike Yingling
Co-Brewer: Chris Gaul
Erste Pils 23A: Specialty Beer Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Greg Snowden Rye Nelson 23A: Specialty Beer Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)

Table 27: Fruit Meads (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tim Mcdonnell St Mead 25C: Other Fruit Melomel Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Carl McMillin Russell & Roe Wedding Pyment 25B: Pyment Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Todd Donnelly NHC Cherry Melomel 25C: Other Fruit Melomel Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 28: Other Meads (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Carl McMillin
Co-Brewer: Larry Ruter
Bragging Rights 26B: Braggot Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
2nd Carl McMillin Cinnamon Spice And Everything Nice 26A: Metheglin Society of Akron Area Zymurgists (SAAZ)
3rd Todd Donnelly Acerglyn From Geauga 26C: Open Category Mead Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)

Table 29: Specialty Cider and Perry (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Todd Donnelly Geauga Pride Maple Applewine 28D: Other Specialty Cider or Perry Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
2nd Todd Donnelly NHC (The Sequel!) Cherry Cider 28B: Fruit Cider Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)
3rd Todd Donnelly Bill Belicheck’s Favorite New England Cider 28A: New England Cider Society of Northeast Ohio Brewers (SNOB)