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Thanks to all who participated in the 30th Annual Eight Seconds of Froth.

There were 422 entries judged and 506 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark RoseOatmeal Isn't Just For Breakfast Anymore16B: Oatmeal StoutThe Brü Club

Best of Show – Mead/Cider

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stArt KimCecret SiderC1A: New World CiderIlliana Beer Rackers Union (IBRU)

Wyoming Brewer of the Year

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Brent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
24-04 Baltic Porter9C: Baltic PorterHigh Plains Drafters [WY]

Westby Edge Brew on Premise

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Paul DeyHazy Dey Z21C: Hazy IPAHigh Plains Drafters [WY]

Accomplice Pro-Am

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Paul DeyWyoming Uncommon19B: California CommonHigh Plains Drafters [WY]

Altitude Pro-Am

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Donald SchneiderGestures Broadly At Everything10A: WeissbierWeiz Guys

Freedom's Edge - Brew on Premise

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Donald SchneiderMusic To My Beers7A: Vienna LagerWeiz Guys

Heavy Medal Brewer (93 Participating Brewers)

PlaceBrewer1st2nd3rdScoreClub
1stGarrett Freeman22117.02
2ndRyan Wankel30116.03 Lakewood Fermentation Club
3rdBobby Rinehart22016.02 Lakewood Fermentation Club

Scores and tie-breakers have been applied in accordance with the scoring methodology. Numbers reflected are rounded to the hundredth place. Hover over or tap the question mark icon () for the actual calculated value.

Heavy Medal Club (50 Participating Clubs)

PlaceClub1st2nd3rdScore
1stWeiz Guys43837.04
2ndHigh Plains Drafters [WY]53135.05
3rdLakewood Fermentation Club52334.05
4thRock Hoppers Brew Club42228.04
5thRed Earth Brewers14017.01

Scores and tie-breakers have been applied in accordance with the scoring methodology. Numbers reflected are rounded to the hundredth place. Hover over or tap the question mark icon () for the actual calculated value.

Winning Entries

Table 1: Standard American Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stBobby Rinehart MHPAny Day That Ends In Y1B: American LagerLakewood Fermentation Club
2ndDwight WilsonAlternatively Alternative1C: Cream AleO-Town Hop Heads
3rdStephen Schmitt MHPNot Spotted Cow1C: Cream AleEvanston Homebrew Club

Table 2: Pale Malty European Lager (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRyan Wankel MHPShakin and Movin 1.24A: Munich HellesLakewood Fermentation Club
2ndBrady Smith MHPGolden Bock4C: Helles BockCircle City Zymurgy
3rdMike & Stephanie Butler MHPMedal Stoff4A: Munich HellesKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 3: Pale Bitter European Beer (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRyan Wankel MHPIt's PersonalLSX5: New Zealand PilsnerLakewood Fermentation Club
2ndJeff Mathiowetz MHPFlugelhorn Band5A: German LeichtbierMaltose Falcons
3rdRon Barnes MHPCease N' Desist5C: German Helles ExportbierKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 4: Amber Malty Lager (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stBrady Smith MHPHerr Dunkelhose6C: Dunkels BockCircle City Zymurgy
2ndNick & Heather Hartley MHPTim and Nick's Not So Excellent, Eff'ed Up Dopple6C: Dunkels BockRed Earth Brewers
3rdGregg JohnsonLindenmeier Marzen6A: MärzenWeiz Guys

Table 5: Czech Lager (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stMatthew Johnsen MHPThe Hero of Prague?3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerRock Hoppers Brew Club
2ndNick & Heather Hartley MHPDon't Write Czechs That Your Ass Can't Cache3D: Czech Dark LagerRed Earth Brewers
3rdSteve Ristau MHPD A R K3D: Czech Dark LagerAle Riders Homebrew Club

Table 6: Dark European Lager (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stNelson Crowle MHPZwart As Knight8B: SchwarzbierIndian Peaks Alers
2ndJake McQueen MHPStone Goat8A: Munich DunkelLauter Day Brewers
3rdDwight WilsonThe Wayne Brady Show8B: SchwarzbierO-Town Hop Heads

Table 7: International Pale Lager (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJeff Mathiowetz MHPTres O Quatro Locos2A: International Pale LagerMaltose Falcons
2ndJake McQueen MHPDiez Garraz2A: International Pale Lager Lauter Day Brewers
3rdNate Deichert
Co-Brewer: Shannon Maxwell
Two Docs Mexican Lager2A: International Pale Lager Ale Riders Homebrew Club

Table 8: Strong European Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
24-04 Baltic Porter9C: Baltic PorterHigh Plains Drafters [WY]
2ndBobby Rinehart MHPRejunivator V49A: Doppelbock Lakewood Fermentation Club
3rdSteven JonesBock My World Too9A: Doppelbock Liquid Poets

Table 9: British Bitter & IPA (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stErnie SmithLrhb-British Invasion11C: Strong BitterIntellectual Brewers Union (IBU)
2ndDonald Schneider MHP6 Barrel11C: Strong BitterWeiz Guys
3rdMatthew Johnsen MHPCaptain Carter11C: Strong BitterRock Hoppers Brew Club

Table 10: British & Commonwealth Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stAdam Lund MHPFaith Hill Is A Big Fart Role Model.12B: Australian Sparkling AleHigh Street Homebrew Club
2ndChris BraneckyAmber's Brown Ale13B: British Brown Ale
3rdTerry FastBaker's Street13C: English PorterLakewood Fermentation Club

Table 11: Scottish Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJames Allen MHPBonnie Scottish Ale14C: Scottish ExportRock Hoppers Brew Club
2ndAndy Scherzinger MHPBrotherhood Beer V214B: Scottish HeavyWeiz Guys
3rdAndy Scherzinger MHPBrotherhood Beer V314C: Scottish ExportWeiz Guys

Table 12: Dark British Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stMark RoseOatmeal Isn't Just For Breakfast Anymore16B: Oatmeal StoutThe Brü Club
2ndDwain Pannell MHPOatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal Stout256 Brewers
3rdSam HoopesLacks Nothing In the Sweet Department16A: Sweet StoutNinja Homebrewers

Table 13: Irish Beer (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stDirk MontgomeryOld Walking Stick15C: Irish Extra StoutRed Earth Brewers
2ndBobby Rinehart MHPFor Strength!15B: Irish StoutLakewood Fermentation Club
3rdStephen Schmitt MHPMaxwell's Stout-Porter15B: Irish StoutEvanston Homebrew Club

Table 14: Pale American Ale (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRyan Wankel MHPBlonde On Blonde18A: Blonde AleLakewood Fermentation Club
2ndJeremiah Baer MHPEclipse Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleCider, Homebrew, And Mead Production Specialists (CHAMPS)
3rdJake McQueen MHPHalfcolt18B: American Pale AleLauter Day Brewers

Table 15: Amber and Brown American Beer (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stPaul DeyWyoming Uncommon19B: California CommonHigh Plains Drafters [WY]
2ndMike & Stephanie Butler MHPBoot Dust19C: American Brown AleKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdColin Smith
Co-Brewer: Lynn Fosbender
Going To the O Steam Beer19B: California CommonSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild

Table 16: American Porter and Stout (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stEd MooreMiss Kitty Imperial Stout20C: Imperial StoutRock Hoppers Brew Club
2ndKaren Sellers
Co-Brewer: Eric Sellers
Batch # 10220C: Imperial StoutAle Riders Homebrew Club
3rdMichael BeckEchidna and Typhon20C: Imperial StoutIlliana Beer Rackers Union (IBRU)

Table 17: American & Hazy IPA (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stPaul DeyHazy Dey Z21C: Hazy IPAHigh Plains Drafters [WY]
2ndBen Gaylord MHPDisorder and Disarray21A: American IPAOther
3rdDavid HowellHazy IPA21C: Hazy IPAZymurgists of the Ozarks

Table 18: German Wheat (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stDonald Schneider MHPGestures Broadly At Everything10A: WeissbierWeiz Guys
2ndNick & Heather Hartley MHPRemixed Stephy's Hefe - Reb Style10A: WeissbierRed Earth Brewers
3rdJeremy JonesMimir10B: Dunkels WeissbierSnake River Brewers

Table 19: Specialty IPA (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stSteve Ristau MHPNectaromicon II21B2: Black IPA Ale Riders Homebrew Club
2ndKaren Sellers
Co-Brewer: Eric Sellers
Red X #421B4: Red IPA Ale Riders Homebrew Club
3rdStacy MyersThe Big Shawn Mason21B2: Black IPA Horsemen of the Hopocalypse

Table 20: Strong British & American Ale (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stAlex RezmerskiWilliam Shakesbeer17B: Old AleLouisville Area Grain and Extract Research Society, LTD
2ndAlex RezmerskiThe Duke of Strathmoor Manor17D: English Barley WineLouisville Area Grain and Extract Research Society, LTD
3rdDaniel Colbourne MHPTickle Tickle 4 Nba17D: English Barley WineThe Colbourne Garage Project

Table 21: Sour & Wild Ales (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stAndy Scherzinger MHPPucker Up28D: Straight Sour BeerWeiz Guys
2ndDamian DobbsThe Brawf23B: Flanders Red AleSan Antonio Cerveceros
3rdJeff Case MHPWeiss O Sour23A: Berliner WeisseQUAFF

Table 22: Belgian Ale (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stWilliam Johnson
Co-Brewer: Chris Egolf
L'Etudiant24C: Bière de Garde Rock Hoppers Brew Club
2ndThomas LopezGolden Abbey25A: Belgian Blond AleRock Hoppers Brew Club
3rdJames MorgheimJet Belgian Pale24B: Belgian Pale AleRock Hoppers Brew Club

Table 23: Saison (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRandy Daniels KC McKinney425B: Saison Iowa Brewers Union
2ndDwight WilsonToo Much Chocolate Malt25B: Saison O-Town Hop Heads
3rdRyan Wankel MHPEstacion25B: Saison Lakewood Fermentation Club

Table 24: Monastic/Trappist Ale (31 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stMichael Boesen MHP
Co-Brewer: Rob Hardisty
Mid-Day Storm26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleLiquid Poets
2ndKaren Sellers
Co-Brewer: Eric Sellers
Batch # 10326D: Belgian Dark Strong AleAle Riders Homebrew Club
3rdFritz SchanzStearman's Belgian Tripel26C: Belgian TripelDenton County Homebrewers Guild

Table 25: Historical Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stZach FrittsWreathed In Smoke27A5: Piwo GrodziskieClub Wort
2ndStephen Schmitt MHPKentucky Common27A2: Kentucky CommonEvanston Homebrew Club
3rdAndy Scherzinger MHPOld Porter Road27A7: Pre-Prohibition PorterWeiz Guys

Table 26: Amber Bitter European Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stDonald Schneider MHPMusic To My Beers7A: Vienna LagerWeiz Guys
2ndBen Gaylord MHPLittle Monster7A: Vienna LagerOther
3rdMark BoelmanWalk In the Rain So You Can't See My Tears7A: Vienna LagerWeiz Guys

Table 27: Fruit Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJeremiah Baer MHPYuzugose29A: Fruit Beer Cider, Homebrew, And Mead Production Specialists (CHAMPS)
2ndLogan Wiley MHP
Co-Brewer: Devon Wiley
Strawberry Roan29A: Fruit Beer High Plains Drafters [WY]
3rdAndy Scherzinger MHPRamona FlowersLSX4: Catharina Sour Weiz Guys

Table 28: American Wheat (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stAllen Stegeman
Co-Brewer: Allen Stegeman
The Golden Hour1D: American Wheat BeerHigh Plains Drafters [WY]
2ndJames Allen MHPDaddy of 'em All1D: American Wheat BeerRock Hoppers Brew Club

Table 29: Wood and Smoke Beer (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stBobby Rinehart MHPGreat British Baking Show33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Lakewood Fermentation Club
2ndLouis Ruscetta MHPYou Don't Make Friends With Salad6B: RauchbierRed Earth Brewers
3rdTerry FastAftershock33A: Wood-Aged Beer Lakewood Fermentation Club

Table 30: Specialty & Experimental Beer (17 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJess And Ray Finlay-SchultzRucker In the Rye31A: Alternative Grain Beer Aurora City Brew Club
2ndAndy Scherzinger MHPRamona Flowers Na34C: Experimental Beer Weiz Guys
3rdPaul DeyThat's Italian34B: Mixed-Style Beer High Plains Drafters [WY]

Table 31: Standard Cider & Perry (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stArt Kim MHPCecret SiderC1A: New World CiderIlliana Beer Rackers Union (IBRU)
2ndRusty Brinkman MHPEpic Harvest 24C1A: New World CiderHigh Plains Drafters [WY]
3rdJon SchillerPerry Mk1C1D: New World PerryWeiz Guys

Table 32: Specialty Cider (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRusty Brinkman MHPEpic Sweet PieC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices High Plains Drafters [WY]
2ndMichael Rensing MHPCider PieC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry Cider, Homebrew, And Mead Production Specialists (CHAMPS)
3rdAndy Scherzinger MHPBrrrrC2D: Ice Cider Weiz Guys

Table 33: Traditional Mead (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJon SchillerMead Mk 2M1B: Semi-Sweet MeadWeiz Guys
2ndGarrett Freeman MHPSweet Clover TraditionalM1C: Sweet Mead
3rdPhilip LafleurBlueberry TraditionalM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadWeiz Guys

Table 34: Fruit Mead (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stGarrett Freeman MHPSir Mixed A Lot of BerriesM2C: Berry Mead
2ndRyan VigneVeil of DuskM2C: Berry Mead Pittsburgh Mead Makers And Homebrewers
3rdZach FrittsM1: BerryM2C: Berry Mead Club Wort

Table 35: Spiced Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJeremiah Baer MHPCandy Cap Mushroom Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Cider, Homebrew, And Mead Production Specialists (CHAMPS)
2ndLogan Wiley MHP
Co-Brewer: Devon WIley
Open That Door30D: Specialty Spice Beer High Plains Drafters [WY]
3rdSteven JonesChocolate Orange Stout30C: Winter Seasonal Beer Liquid Poets

Table 36: Spiced Mead (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stAaron Gallagher MHPBearded Dog MeadM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead South Shore Brew Club
2ndNelson Crowle MHPBlood Orange Cinnamon MeadM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Indian Peaks Alers
3rdGarrett Freeman MHPI Swear It's Not ApplesauceM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead

Table 37: Specialty Mead (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stGarrett Freeman MHPBlueberry Muffin MeadM4C: Experimental Mead
2ndGarrett Freeman MHPRaspberry Honey IPAM4A: Braggot
3rdRyan VignePear ButterM4C: Experimental Mead Pittsburgh Mead Makers And Homebrewers