28th Annual Eight Seconds of Froth

Awards

Sponsors

Judges

Shannon Albeke, Bill Barrington, Kirk Billings, Rusty Brinkman, Will Brossman, David Carpenter, Nelson Crowle, Paul Dey, Evan Dwyer, Jess Finlay-Schultz, Victor Gabriel, Miles Golding, Jester Goldman, Fred Hirsch, Geoff Humphrey, Scott Jackson, Lee Karns, Philip Lafleur, Brock Loseke, Brian Mertz, Shawn Miller, Richard Mincer, Ed Moore, Sam Nicholson, Kevin Otting, Ryan Pachmayer, Jon Schiller, Raymond Schultz, Jesse Sevier, Colin Smith, Allen Stegeman, Ashley Stegeman, Kelli Trujillo, Leo Vitt

Judges - Best of Show

Shannon Albeke, David Carpenter, Jester Goldman, Shawn Miller, Richard Mincer, Kevin Otting, Jesse Sevier, Kelli Trujillo

Stewards

Jeffrey Conlon, Jay Kinney, Melanie Mccormack

By the Numbers

222 Entries 52 Entrants

34 Judges 3 Stewards

75 Placing Entries

Table 1: Standard American Beer

9 entries

Judges: Scott Jackson (Head Judge), Sam Nicholson

1st
Travis Walker
Lager (1B: American Lager)
2nd
Patrick Ramsey
Mo' Milkies (1C: Cream Ale)
3rd
Patrick Ramsey
4 Below (1B: American Lager)

Table 2: Pale European Lager

10 entries

Judges: Nelson Crowle (Head Judge), Ryan Pachmayer

1st
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Leicht Im der Lederhosen (5A: German Leichtbier)
2nd
Geoff Humphrey
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Box of Fluffies (PRX5: New Zealand Pilsner)
3rd
James Morgheim
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Jet Mexican Lager (2A: International Pale Lager)

Table 3: Amber European Beer

7 entries

Judges: Jeffrey Conlon, Philip Lafleur (Head Judge), Jesse Sevier, Leo Vitt

1st
Fred Hirsch
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Even Flow (7B: Altbier)
2nd
Scott Ulrich
Bookcliff Homebrew Club
Scruffy Gait (6A: Marzen)
3rd
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Old Keller (7C: Kellerbier)

Table 4: Dark European Lager

12 entries

Judges: Paul Dey, Miles Golding, Lee Karns, Brock Loseke, Melanie Mccormack, Richard Mincer

1st
Carl Teachey
Winston-Salem Wort Hawgs Homebrew...
Menaker (2C: International Dark Lager)
2nd
Raymond Schultz & Jessica Finlay-Schultz
Foam On The Range
Black Moose (8B: Schwarzbier)
3rd
Geoff Humphrey
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Dark Fantasies (2C: International Dark Lager)

Table 5: Strong European Beer

6 entries

Judges: David Carpenter (Head Judge), Jeffrey Conlon, Brock Loseke, Colin Smith

1st
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Cold Deyz (9B: Eisbock)
2nd
Greg Aitkenhead
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Baconhead's Baltic Porter (9C: Baltic Porter)
3rd
Brent Wickham & Orris Wickham
High Plains Drafters [WY]
21-18 Doppel Bock (9A: Doppelbock)

Table 6: German Wheat Beer

8 entries

Judges: Fred Hirsch (Head Judge), Ryan Pachmayer

1st
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Dey Zen Bock (10C: Weizenbock)
2nd
Christopher Carr & Kelly Carr
Slam Dunk (10B: Dunkels Weissbier)
3rd
Philip Lafleur
Weiz Guys
Chiquita Hef 7 2022 (10A: Weissbier)

Table 7: British Beer

10 entries

Judges: Geoff Humphrey, Scott Jackson (Head Judge)

1st
Nicholas Berlingieri & Chelsea Berlingieri
Black Celebration Stout (16B: Oatmeal Stout)
2nd
Jay Kinney
Weiz Guys
Brown Beauty 21 (13A: Dark Mild)
3rd
Ernie Smith
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Lrh-Erniesspecialbrew (11C: Strong Bitter)

Table 8: Irish & Scottish Beer

6 entries

Judges: Paul Dey (Head Judge), Jess Finlay-Schultz, Melanie Mccormack, Kelli Trujillo

1st
Ernie Smith
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Lrh-Ern Go Bragh (15A: Irish Red Ale)
2nd
Fritz Schanz
Denton County Homebrewers...
Stearman's Irish Stout (15B: Irish Stout)
3rd
Brian Williams & Ralphie
Aurora City Brew Club
Cu Buffs Scottish (14C: Scottish Export)

Table 9: Strong British Beer

7 entries

Judges: Kirk Billings (Head Judge), Jess Finlay-Schultz, Kevin Otting

1st
Jay Kinney
Weiz Guys
Lost Recipe (17D: English Barleywine)
2nd
Greg Aitkenhead
Intellectual Brewers Union...
North Platte Heather Wee Heavy (17C: Wee Heavy)
3rd
John Lee
Homebrew Heroes
Dr. Dans Rye Wine (17D: English Barleywine)

Table 10: Blonde Ale

11 entries

Judges: Shannon Albeke, David Carpenter (Head Judge), Victor Gabriel, Colin Smith

1st
Rusty Brinkman
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Barely There (18A: Blonde Ale)
2nd
Frank Strong
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Blonde Ale (18A: Blonde Ale)
3rd
Ernie Smith
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Lrh-Summerblonde (18A: Blonde Ale)

Table 11: American Pale, Amber & Brown

9 entries

Judges: Evan Dwyer, Sam Nicholson (Head Judge)

1st
Ernie Smith
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Lrh-Melting Pot II (19C: American Brown Ale)
2nd
Chad Legerski
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Black Widow Red Ale (19A: American Amber Ale)
3rd
Kelly Carr & Chris Carr
Wild Hop Lemon Drop Pale Ale (18B: American Pale Ale)

Table 12: American Porter & Stout

13 entries

Judges: Shannon Albeke, Jeffrey Conlon, Paul Dey (Head Judge), Lee Karns, Brock Loseke, Ed Moore, Raymond Schultz

1st
Philip Lafleur
Weiz Guys
Sweet Nemesis Imperial Stout (20C: Imperial Stout)
2nd
Brian Williams & Sasquatch
Aurora City Brew Club
Sasquatch II (20C: Imperial Stout)
3rd
Logan Wiley & Devon Wiley
High Plains Drafters [WY]
16 Tons (20C: Imperial Stout)

Table 13: American & Specialty IPA

12 entries

Judges: Kirk Billings, Rusty Brinkman, Jess Finlay-Schultz, Leo Vitt

1st
Fred Hirsch
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Thrupenny Bits (21B7: New England IPA)
2nd
Steve Ristau
Pink Boots White IPA (21B6: White IPA)
3rd
Jeffrey Rocker
Gub Gub Ale 2 (21A: American IPA)

Table 14: Strong American Ale

6 entries

Judges: Shannon Albeke, Kirk Billings, Miles Golding

1st
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Old Deyz (22D: Wheatwine)
2nd
Shawn Miller & Nathan
Cheyenne Beer Social Club
Nathans DIPA (22A: Double IPA)
3rd
Kevin Otting
Liquid Poets
Scream At The Sun DIPA (22A: Double IPA)

Table 15: European Sour Ale

6 entries

Judges: David Carpenter, Melanie Mccormack, Jon Schiller, Jesse Sevier

1st
Raymond Schultz & Jessica Finlay-Schultz
Foam On The Range
Flanders Red (23B: Flanders Red Ale)
2nd
Jonathan Rollins
Cap and Hare Homebrew Club
Framboise (23F: Fruit Lambic)
3rd
Philip Lafleur
Weiz Guys
Philly Sour Berliner (23A: Berliner Weisse)

Table 16: Belgian Ale

6 entries

Judges: Lee Karns, Philip Lafleur, Kevin Otting (Head Judge)

1st
Geoff Humphrey
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Fetchez la Vache (24C: Biere de Garde)
2nd
Steve Ristau
All Day B-P-A (24B: Belgian Pale Ale)
3rd
Jay Kinney
Weiz Guys
Bdg 21 (24C: Biere de Garde)

Table 17: Strong Belgian Ale

5 entries

Judges: Richard Mincer (Head Judge), Jon Schiller, Jesse Sevier

1st
Ed Moore
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Tony Belgian Golden Strong (25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale)
2nd
Geoff Humphrey
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
The Devil You Know (25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale)
3rd
Luke Martinson
Cheyenne Brewers guild
As You Were (25B: Saison)

Table 18: Trappist Ale

12 entries

Judges: Kirk Billings, Victor Gabriel, Philip Lafleur, Shawn Miller, Richard Mincer (Head Judge), Allen Stegeman

1st
Ed Moore
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Wally Dark Strong (26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale)
2nd
James Allen
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Enjoy the Silence (26A: Trappist Single)
3rd
Ernie Smith
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Lrh-Dubbeltrouble (26B: Belgian Dubbel)

Table 19: Historical & Experimental Beer

9 entries

Judges: Nelson Crowle (Head Judge), Evan Dwyer

1st
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Polish Heritage (27A2: Piwo Grodziskie)
2nd
Jay Kinney
Weiz Guys
Liquid Oats (27A: Historical Beer)
3rd
Geoff Humphrey
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Olde 45 Reserve Cobra (34C: Experimental Beer)

Table 20: American Wild Ale

7 entries

Judges: Rusty Brinkman, Will Brossman, Jester Goldman (Head Judge)

1st
Christopher Carr & Kelly Carr
Barrel Aged Golden Sour (28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer)
2nd
Greg Aitkenhead
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Just A Test Sour Ale (28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer)
3rd
Tom Luers
Twins Soon To Be Three (28A: Brett Beer)

Table 21: Fruit Beer

12 entries

Judges: Will Brossman, Brock Loseke, Raymond Schultz, Colin Smith

1st
Patrick Ramsey
Stateline Sour (29C: Specialty Fruit Beer)
2nd
Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Oh Cherry (29C: Specialty Fruit Beer)
3rd
Fritz Schanz
Denton County Homebrewers...
Stearman's Raspberry Baltic Porter (29A: Fruit Beer)

Table 22: Spiced Beer

7 entries

Judges: Jess Finlay-Schultz, Miles Golding, Ashley Stegeman

1st
Geoff Humphrey & Tom Lopez
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Noire Comme Nuit (30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer)
2nd
Melanie Mccormack
Laramie Brew Club
Jalapeño Cerveza (30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer)
3rd
Nicholas Berlingieri & Chelsea Berlingieri
Houses Of The Molé Stout (30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer)

Table 23: Wood and Smoke Beer

10 entries

Judges: Victor Gabriel, Jester Goldman, Shawn Miller, Ed Moore, Raymond Schultz, Leo Vitt

1st
Fritz Schanz
Denton County Homebrewers...
Stearman's Smoked Porter (32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer)
2nd
Jay Kinney
Weiz Guys
Munich Nights (32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer)
3rd
Greg Aitkenhead
Intellectual Brewers Union...
Cherry Bomb Smoked Stout (32B: Specialty Smoked Beer)

Table 24: Cider

8 entries

Judges: Colin Smith, Kelli Trujillo (Head Judge), Leo Vitt

1st
Bill Boyer
Woodstock Malt Monkeys
Pomme Pourrie (C1C: French Cider)
2nd
Bill Boyer
Woodstock Malt Monkeys
A Series Of Pearilous Events (C2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices)
3rd
Raymond Schultz & Jessica Finlay-Schultz
Foam On The Range
Peach Cider (C2B: Cider with Other Fruit)

Table 25: Mead

14 entries

Judges: Rusty Brinkman, Jester Goldman (Head Judge), Shawn Miller, Jon Schiller, Raymond Schultz, Kelli Trujillo

1st
Fred Hirsch
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Mountain Melo Bochet (M4C: Experimental Mead)
2nd
Bill Boyer
Woodstock Malt Monkeys
It's Just A Flesh Wound V4 (M2E: Melomel)
3rd
Bill Boyer
Woodstock Malt Monkeys
Sir Robin's Minstrels V2 (M2B: Pyment)

Best of Show

Beer

Judges: Shannon Albeke, David Carpenter, Jester Goldman, Shawn Miller, Richard Mincer, Kevin Otting, Jesse Sevier, Kelli Trujillo

1st
Raymond Schultz & Jessica Finlay-Schultz
Foam On The Range
Flanders Red (23B: Flanders Red Ale)
HM
Fred Hirsch
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Thrupenny Bits (21B7: New England IPA)

Best of Show

Mead/Cider

Judges: Shannon Albeke, David Carpenter, Jester Goldman, Shawn Miller, Richard Mincer, Kevin Otting, Jesse Sevier, Kelli Trujillo

1st
Fred Hirsch
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Mountain Melo Bochet (M4C: Experimental Mead)
HM
Bill Boyer
Woodstock Malt Monkeys
Pomme Pourrie (C1C: French Cider)

Accomplice Pro-Am

Ed Moore
Rock Hoppers Brew Club
Wally Dark Strong (26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale)

Altitude Brew on Premise

Paul Dey
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Dey Zen Bock (10C: Weizenbock)

Freedom's Edge - Brew on Premise

Raymond Schultz
Foam On The Range
Flanders Red (23B: Flanders Red Ale)

Westby Edge Brew on Premise

Chad Legerski
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Black Widow Red Ale (19A: American Amber Ale)

Blacktooth Brew on Premise

Fred Hirsch
High Plains Drafters [WY]
Thrupenny Bits (21B7: New England IPA)

Heavy Medal Brewer

52 Participating Brewers [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceBrewer1st2nd3rdHMScoreClub
1stPaul Dey511029.050700High Plains Drafters...
2ndFred Hirsch
** Best of Show Participant **
400120.040500High Plains Drafters...
3rdGeoff Humphrey222018.020600Rock Hoppers Brew Club

Heavy Medal Club

21 Participating Clubs [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceClub1st2nd3rdHMScore
1stHigh Plains Drafters [WY]1033162.101700
2ndRock Hoppers Brew Club433032.041000
3rdIntellectual Brewers Union (IBU)234023.020900
4thWeiz Guys233022.020800
5thFoam On The Range211014.020400

Thank You

Congratulations to All Medal Winners