There were 163 entries judged and 106 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn GroegerBrilliant Blond25A: Belgian Blond AleFredericksburg Brewing Insiders
2ndAndrew ConnRaspberry Pistachio Saison29A: Fruit Beer
3rdLee MahonyThe Minotaur33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMichael Kozar
Co-Brewer: Erik Clark
Pride Of Mahony City27A7: Pre-Prohibition Lager
2ndZachary KeimCellar Baby2A: International Pale Lager
3rdStephen Frank
Co-Brewer: Kojac
Helles Lagerbier4A: Munich Helles

Table 2: Pale Bitter Lager / Amber Malty Lager (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMichael SienkiewiczRUBBERNECK DUNKLES BOCK6C: Dunkels Bock
2ndAaron BoroskinHave A Hefe10A: Weissbier
3rdMatthew PeppeThe Dunkel Knight 10B: Dunkels Weissbier
HMPaul GibneyElysian Fields2B: International Amber Lager

Table 3: Dark British Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteven DonaldsonStout16A: Sweet Stout
2ndMark SantangeloOatmeal Chocolate Cream Stout16B: Oatmeal Stout
3rdJustin SilvermanYoo Hoo16A: Sweet Stout

Table 4: Specialty Beers (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDennis PetersenIrish Sunrise34C: Experimental Beer
2ndSteve SlaybaughGourd Times, Bad Times 30B: Autumn Seasonal Beer
3rdMark SantangeloFall Fiend Philter30B: Autumn Seasonal Beer

Table 5: Fruit Beers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAndrew ConnRaspberry Pistachio Saison29A: Fruit Beer
2ndPaul GoodellRaspberry Wheat29A: Fruit Beer
3rdLee KexelCherry Bock29A: Fruit Beer

Table 6: Sour and Wild Ales (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stCole Christian
Co-Brewer: Shelley Folk
The Trail Gose OnOn27A1: Gose
2ndLee MahonyNocturne 7 Special Reserva28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
3rdShane DugganMambo Sawa Sour28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 7: Strong British Ale, Irish Beer, Scottish Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stChris StoverBarleywine17D: English Barleywine
2ndJames LeeScottish Smoothie 17C: Wee Heavy
3rdWes NewtonHouse Pale11C: Strong Bitter

Table 8: American Pale Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRoberto Rivera
Co-Brewer: Ronald Rivera
Nomad Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
2ndRoberto RiveraKitchen Sink Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
3rdGregory SimpsonRegal Pale Ale V218B: American Pale Ale
HMEd WrzesinskiCitra American Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale

Table 9: Light Hybrid Beers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteven DonaldsonCream Ale1C: Cream Ale
2ndTom McnicholasA Fine Blonde18A: Blonde Ale
3rdPeter SaundersA Little Hoppy1D: American Wheat Beer

Table 10: Porters (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stCharlie BrehmLost Brigade Porter20A: American Porter
2ndBill MetzBaltic Bliss9C: Baltic Porter
3rdZachary KeimFat Janitor13C: English Porter

Table 11: Amber and Brown Ales (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSam GerthAmberglar22B: American Strong Ale
2ndBen LanierNorthdown And Brown13B: English Brown Ale
3rdTim MeushawAmerican Brown Ale19C: American Brown Ale

Table 12: Strong European Beer (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRob FarrellCorcoranator9A: Doppelbock
2ndMichael SienkiewiczRUBBERNECK DOPPELBOCK9A: Doppelbock
3rdJohn GroegerChocoBock9A: Doppelbock

Table 13: Mead and Cider (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAnthony LamannaMango TangoM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
2ndAnthony LamannaMedovukhaM4B: Historical Mead
3rdTyler NelsonVirginia Tart CiderC1A: New World Cider

Table 14: IPA (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRoberto RiveraRivera HopSlam Imperial IPA22A: Double IPA
2ndRick Fawley
Co-Brewer: Sarah Fawley
Barley's Black IPA21B2: Black IPA
3rdAndrew ConnNaked Dad IPA21A: American IPA

Table 15: Wood Aged Beers (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stLee MahonyThe Minotaur33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndAlexander Cook
Co-Brewer: Mike Battaglia
2015 MBAC12 Quad33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdRick Fawley
Co-Brewer: Sarah Fawley
Finger Lake Bourbon Porter33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
HMBill MetzDark & Dangerous33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 16: Specialty Spiced Beers (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMichael RodgerSpiced Out Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndDevin Huck
Co-Brewer: Malcolm McMillan
Ginger Wheat30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdChris StoverJuniper Wit30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 17: Trappist Ale (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAaron BoroskinDark Matter26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndPieter HuibertsWoody26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
3rdPieter HuibertsSaint Pieter26B: Belgian Dubbel

Table 18: Belgian Ales (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stStephen Frank
Co-Brewer: Kojac
BDG24C: Biere de Garde
2ndJay WilkesBiere De Takoma24C: Biere de Garde
3rdPaul GibneyPoirot's Little Joke24A: Witbier

Table 19: Stouts (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPeter MccarronRaccoon Baby Stout20B: American Stout
2ndBill MetzNew Moon20C: Imperial Stout
3rdShane Duggan
Co-Brewer: Grace Duggan
Placeholder Stout15C: Irish Extra Stout

Table 20: Strong Belgian Ales (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJohn GroegerBrilliant Blond25A: Belgian Blond Ale
2ndMichael Abbondante
Co-Brewer: Jay Wilkes
Fool's Gold25B: Saison
3rdBrian MurphySpringboard Saison25B: Saison