Thanks to all who participated in the WAZE Homebrew Competition.

There were 160 entries judged and 81 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stRichard Romanko Star Bound Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale

Best of Show – Pro-AM with Four Seasons

The overall winner will have their winning entry brewed by Four Seasons Brewing in Latrobe, PA.

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRichard Romanko Star Bound Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleTRUB

Winning Entries

Table 1: IPA, Double IPA, and American Strong Ales (18 entries)

1stRyan StackSession IPA21B: Specialty IPA
2ndDaren SzakelyhidiIsle Of White IPA21A: American IPA
3rdJason ChangJuicy: The Remix21B: Specialty IPA

Table 2: American Pale Ale and Alternative Fermentables (12 entries)

1stRichard Romanko Star Bound Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
2ndChris Staub10 Point Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
3rdJason ChangThriller18B: American Pale Ale
HMSean KinnasRye Can’t I Think Of A Good Name?31A: Alternative Grain Beer

Table 3: English Bitter, American Amber, and Pale Commonwealth Beers (13 entries)

1stJeff SchmookPatrick’s Birthday Beer19A: American Amber Ale
2ndJohn KraszewskiFrazee11A: Ordinary Bitter

Table 4: Irish Beer and English Stouts (12 entries)

1stJoshua BoldtGorilla Milk16A: Sweet Stout
2ndSean KinnasThere’s No Situation So Bad That You Can’t Make It Worse.15B: Irish Stout
3rdJohn SampsellSampsell’s Milk Stout16A: Sweet Stout

Table 5: Spice,Herb, Vegetable (11 entries)

1stMarshall Van TuylNoble Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndJeffrey JantzHot Blonde30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdJustin Goodfellow Dumb Ox30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 6: Belgian Ales and German Wheat (11 entries)

1stJustin Goodfellow Chrodegang26A: Trappist Single
2ndPaul KlammerYinzenz’s Wiezen10A: Weissbier
3rdMalcolm FrazerNatural Blonde25A: Belgian Blond Ale
HMRandy PrattBiere De Garde24C: Biere de Garde

Table 7: Fruit, Wood, and Specialty (11 entries)

1stMatt KohlerCerise Ale29C: Speciality Fruit Beer
2ndRyan StackPeanut Butter Cup Porter34C: Experimental Beer
3rdChris StaubDenise Made Me Put Cherries In This29A: Fruit Beer
HMMike FahyRaspberry Jalepeno Beer29C: Speciality Fruit Beer

Table 8: European Sours and Saisons (10 entries)

1stMalcolm FrazerOne Of My Vices Is Berliner-Type-Weisses 23A: Berliner Weisse
2ndSteven Landgren
Co-Brewer: Roger & Darlene Magrin, Matt Killeen And Stan Zawacki
The Big Saison25B: Saison
3rdMarshall Van TuylLight Side Saison25B: Saison
HMJonathan BaischSorachi Ace Saison25B: Saison

Table 9: Historical and Smoked Beers (8 entries)

1stMalcolm FrazerNo Goes Themed Puns27A: Historical Beer
2ndJeff SchmookSmoke Em If You Got Em27A: Historical Beer
3rdMatthew CarltonThe Extra B Is For BYOBB32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer

Table 10: Strong Beer and Porter (10 entries)

1stMarshall Van TuylBlushing Barleywine22C: American Barleywine
2ndChris StaubDempsey20A: American Porter
3rdJohn KraszewskiImperial Dreams20C: Imperial Stout

Table 11: Amber and Dark Lagers (11 entries)

1stSean KinnasAutocorrect Strikes Bock6C: Dunkels Bock
2ndPaul KlammerTriumph Of The Commons19B: California Common
3rdRichard Romanko Vienna Or Bust7A: Vienna Lager

Table 12: Light Lager and Ales (11 entries)

1stJeremy HolbrookBusted! Blonde Ale18A: Blonde Ale
2ndDan LindermanCream Ale1C: Cream Ale
3rdTimothy Mielke
Co-Brewer: Ryan Vannatten
Blonde On Blonde18A: Blonde Ale

Table 13: Brown British and American Ales (13 entries)

1stJoshua RobertsGood Boy! Brown Ale19C: American Brown Ale
2ndDaren SzakelyhidiStormy Monday Porter13C: English Porter
3rdMike BeattieDark Mild13A: Dark Mild

Table 14: Pale Bitter Beers (9 entries)

1stMatthew CarltonAmbitious And Misunderstood5D: German Pils
2ndJeff SchmookMaeve’s Communion Beer5B: Kolsch
3rdBrian RobbinsNext Time Stick To Lagers5B: Kolsch