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

There were 229 entries judged and 101 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin OttingBohemian Love23B: Flanders Red Ale

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stEd Moore
Co-Brewer: George Delana
Sparkles Sour Cherry MeadM2D: Stone Fruit MeadRock Hoppers

Pro-Am Altitude

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stShawn MillerThe Kolsh Expirment5B: KolschHigh Plains Drafters

Winning Entries

Table 1: American & Czech Lagers (9 entries)

1stErnie SmithAll American Wheat1D: American Wheat BeerIBU
2ndChris GoodwinLights On Lager1A: American Light LagerThe Fermentologists
3rdJeff BlackburnGoldenvue3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager

Table 2: Malty European Lager (11 entries)

1stRodney KibzeyBacon Cigar6B: RauchbierOregon Brew Crew
2ndKirk BillingsNOT SHINER! -- 1086C: Dunkels BockHigh Plains Drafters
3rdShawn MillerMaibock4C: Helles BockHigh Plains Drafters

Table 3: Bitter European Lager (10 entries)

1stShawn MillerThe Kolsh Expirment5B: KolschHigh Plains Drafters
2ndErnie SmithDragonFly Amber7A: Vienna LagerIBU
3rdMatt MillerSummer Time Kolsch5B: KolschRimrock Brewers Guild

Table 4: Cider & Perry (7 entries)

1stBrent LefflerAbbaye’s LeapC2F: Specialty Cider/PerryTreehouse Brewers
2ndBrent LefflerLagered CiderC2A: New England CiderTreehouse Brewers
3rdLukE HadsallNelson Farms CiderC2F: Specialty Cider/PerryRed Earth Brewers

Table 5: Dark & Strong European Lager (9 entries)

1stEd MooreMiss Kitty Baltic Porter9C: Baltic PorterRock Hoppers
2ndTorre AhlbergDunkel8A: Munich Dunkel
3rdShawn MillerDouplebock9A: DoppelbockHigh Plains Drafters

Table 6: English Bitter & Pale (8 entries)

1stBrian PramovLord Farquaad11C: Strong BitterRock Hoppers
2ndColt ThielCetacea IPA12C: English IPA
3rdErnie SmithBitter Brit11C: Strong BitterIBU

Table 7: English Brown (11 entries)

1stBill BriggsPorter13C: English PorterHigh Plains Drafters
2ndRodney KibzeyI Don’t Like Dark Beer!13A: Dark MildOregon Brew Crew
3rdPaul DeyNot Quite As Good As Matt’s13C: English PorterHigh Plains Drafters
HMJustin ScottVanWinkle’s Brown13B: English Brown AleIBU

Table 8: Scottish & Irish (11 entries)

1stRusty BrinkmanDry Stout15B: Irish StoutHigh Plains Drafters
2ndMichael SullivanGameday Red15A: Irish Red AleGillette Brewer's Guild
3rdNicholas McCoyScottish14C: Scottish ExportWestern Nebraska Homebrewers

Table 9: Strong British & American (10 entries)

1stBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
3-14 Old Ale17B: Old AleHigh Plains Drafters
2ndShawn MillerDouble Down Brown17A: English Strong AleHigh Plains Drafters
3rdKirk BillingsOld Number Eleven -- 7822C: American BarleywineHigh Plains Drafters

Table 10: Amber and Brown American Beer (8 entries)

1stColt ThielAmber Waves Of Grain19A: American Amber Ale
2ndDaniel ChristensenBitchin Brown19C: American Brown AleIBU
3rdJoe MonksOh Schist!19C: American Brown AleNorthern Hills Homebrew Club

Table 11: American Pale Ales (19 entries)

1stMike ShafferKnew School Of Thought 18B: American Pale Ale
2ndDaniel ChristensenNot Your Usual Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleIBU
3rdEric KrienerSlug Bug Blonde18A: Blonde Ale

Table 12: IPA (17 entries)

1stDaniel ChristensenWest Coast Ipa21A: American IPAIBU
2ndNicholas McCoyAce21B: Specialty IPAWestern Nebraska Homebrewers
3rdClay StonerJabberhoppy22A: Double IPABighorn Homebrew Club
HMJustin ScottBlack Label IPA21A: American IPAIBU

Table 13: European Sours (4 entries)

1stKevin OttingBohemian Love23B: Flanders Red Ale
2ndLeo VittStraight Lambic23D: LambicSPALT

Table 14: Belgian & French (9 entries)

1stWade MaslenMerci24A: WitbierAC/BC- Aurora City Brew Club
2ndFred HirschRiver Saison25B: SaisonHigh Plains Drafters
3rdColt Thiel
Co-Brewer: Alex Thiel
Saison Number: A25B: Saison

Table 15: Strong & Trappist Belgian (9 entries)

1stRobert Prohaska
Co-Brewer: Jeromey Suko
Lazy Monk26B: Belgian DubbelThe Fermentologists
2ndKirk BillingsFather Impaired Me -- 10626D: Belgian Dark Strong AleHigh Plains Drafters
3rdMichael WynneSpecial226A: Trappist Single
HMMichael SullivanDevil De JCVD25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleGillette Brewer's Guild

Table 16: Spice, Herb, Veg (12 entries)

1stEd MooreCarey Pepper Rauchbier30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerRock Hoppers
2ndEric Gould
Co-Brewer: Phil Whited
Mocha Java Vlad30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerRock Hoppers
3rdDouglas SchmidtVanilla Porter30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerHigh Plains Drafters
HMMichael WestmanKarlskrona Kyss30C: Winter Seasonal Beer

Table 17: Stout & Porter (13 entries)

1stPaul DeyPutin Imperial Stout -PIS20C: Imperial StoutHigh Plains Drafters
2ndKirk BillingsBatch 100 20C: Imperial StoutHigh Plains Drafters
3rdGeoff ColemanLost In The Echo16B: Oatmeal StoutThe Brewing Network
4thGeoff ColemanLost In The Sound Of Separation16C: Tropical StoutThe Brewing Network
HMDaniel ChristensenGrain Belt Porter20A: American PorterIBU

Table 18: American Wilds (8 entries)

1stTorre AhlbergSour Peach Brett28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndKirk BillingsAcheron’s Last Drop -- 6628A: Brett BeerHigh Plains Drafters
3rdTorre AhlbergSaison Brett28A: Brett Beer

Table 19: Mead Traditional, Cyser, Braggot (10 entries)

1stBrian PramovThe Queen Is Their SlaveM4A: BraggotRock Hoppers
2ndBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
11B-08 Traditional MeadM1C: Sweet MeadHigh Plains Drafters
3rdAdam Thompson
Co-Brewer: Eleanor Thompson
#53 - Persephone’s DescentM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadWeiz Guys
HMEd MooreSparkles Lynden Honey MeadM1C: Sweet MeadRock Hoppers

Table 20: Specialty & Experimental (8 entries)

1stBrian PramovB-Rye31A: Alternative Grain BeerRock Hoppers
2ndJoe Nesvara
Co-Brewer: Colleen Murphy
Loggerhead Porter34C: Experimental Beer
3rdJay Bond
Co-Brewer: Mallory Zimmerer
Ruberry29A: Fruit Beer

Table 21: Wood Beers (9 entries)

1stKirk BillingsMr. Owiehead33B: Specialty Wood-Aged BeerHigh Plains Drafters
2ndChelsea MonksQuaich Scotch Barrel33B: Specialty Wood-Aged BeerNorthern Hills Homebrew Club
3rdRodney KibzeyLa Madera33A: Wood-Aged BeerOregon Brew Crew

Table 22: Mead Fruit, Spiced, Specialty (12 entries)

1stEd Moore
Co-Brewer: George Delana
Sparkles Sour Cherry MeadM2D: Stone Fruit MeadRock Hoppers
2ndEric GouldRaspberry Mead #1M2C: Berry MeadRock Hoppers
3rdK Jess ThielHot Damn MeadM4C: Experimental MeadIBU

Table 23: Historic (5 entries)

1stNelson CrowleLichtenhainer27A: Historical BeerIndian Peaks Alers
2ndRobert Prohaska3P - Pre-Prohibition Porter27A: Historical BeerThe Fermentologists
3rdJohn BoothHere Gose Nothing27A: Historical BeerFoam on the Range