Winners - Kansas City Bier Meisters 35th Annual Homebrew Competition

Table 1: Light Lagers (1A, 1B, 2A, 4A, 5A, 5C) (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDavid StuckLibre LagerAmerican LagerMissouri Mashers
2ndMichael FrenchWestwood HellesMunich Helles
3rdJeff LandersStellaInternational Pale LagerUrban Knaves of Grain
HMDavid SchumacherI Love MacRos Munich HellesMissouri Mashers

Table 2: Pilsner (3A, 3B, 5D, 27F) (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJoshua BoldtRed Wheat & BlueCzech Premium Pale LagerJefferson County Home Brewers
2ndMetts PotterCrispy PilsGerman PilsBattleground Brewers Guild
3rdDavid SchumacherPour One Out For Mahomes Historical: Pre-Prohibition LagerMissouri Mashers
HMNathan BriscoeCzech PilsCzech Premium Pale LagerKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 3: European Amber Lager (3C, 4B, 6A, 7A, 7C) (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRobert SamuelsAnodyne LagerVienna LagerJoplin Homebrew Club
2ndBrian FreymullerMarzen MadnessMarzenZZHops Homebrewing Club
3rdRon BrooksVienna WaltzVienna Lager

Table 4: Dark Lager (2C, 3D, 8A, 8B) (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAndrew LaidlawBatch 75 - 830SchwarzbierSt Louis Brews / Garage Brewers Society
2ndJeff LandersFancy Pants IIMunich DunkelUrban Knaves of Grain
3rdMike & Stephanie ButlerDunkel Dunkel GooseMunich DunkelKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 5: Bock (4C, 6C, 9A, 9B) (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJeff LandersNeipa's Are GrossDoppelbockUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndDavid ThompsonThe DecoctedDunkels BockFellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
3rdAndrew LaidlawBatch 70 - 2206Helles BockSt Louis Brews / Garage Brewers Society

Table 6: Light " Hybrid" Beer (1C, 1D, 5B, 18A) (24 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMetts PotterIceberg!KolschBattleground Brewers Guild
2ndPatrick DavisWake Zone WheatAmerican Wheat BeerJohnson County Brewing Society
3rdJustin GerharterKolschKolschHomebrewers Local 402

Table 7: Amber "Hybrid" Beer (2B, 7B, 19B, 27B) (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDavid ThompsonThe Most Common Common In The CommonsCalifornia CommonFellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
2ndSean McCambridgeWinnebago OktoberfestInternational Amber LagerZZ Hops
3rdAndrew Jones830 Amber LagerInternational Amber LagerMissouri Mashers
HMJames FairclothHoptacular 2017 Altbier (Redx)AltbierChicago Home Brewers Group / C.H.A.O.S.

Table 8: English Pale Ale (11A, 11B, 11C, 12A, 12B, 12C) (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJeff LandersGolden EyeEnglish Golden AleUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndAndrew LaidlawBatch 72Best BitterSt Louis Brews / Garage Brewers Society
3rdAndrew LaidlawBatch 74Ordinary BitterSt Louis Brews / Garage Brewers Society

Table 9: Scottish & Irish (14A, 14B, 14C, 15A) (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJosh AuneGreat ScottScottish Heavy
2ndJosh AuneMartyScottish Export
3rdOwen ForckLucky ForckIrish Red AleMissouri Mashers

Table 10: American Pale Ale (18B) (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRob WilmotMain StAmerican Pale Ale
2ndRobert RysPale HorseAmerican Pale AleMissouri Mashers
3rdDouglas FinkeAmerican Pale AleAmerican Pale AleLincoln Lagers

Table 11: Other American Ale (19A, 19C) (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJay PaxtonHow Now Brown AleAmerican Brown AleJohnson County Brewing Society
2ndNicholas NormandinSpatula?American Amber AleWorts [MO]
3rdRichard CartwrightCrazy 8 AmberAmerican Amber AleKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 12: English Brown Ale (13A, 13B, 27D) (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMike & Stephanie ButlerThe Brown SquirrelEnglish Brown AleKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndDavid SchumacherDelicious Dirty Brown WaterDark MildMissouri Mashers
3rdCarter SmithPoor Man's MildDark Mild

Table 13: Porter (9C, 13C, 20A, 27G) (21 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDavid StuckLibre PorterAmerican PorterMissouri Mashers
2ndDavid StuckLibre English PorterEnglish PorterMissouri Mashers
3rdPeter PolczynskiDrumphenschwartzBaltic PorterFellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers

Table 14: Stout (15B, 15C, 16A, 16B) (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin WagnerJ's StoutSweet StoutKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndTyler WalkerIrish StoutIrish Extra StoutMissouri Mashers
3rdDoug PfantzOatmeal StoutOatmeal Stoutlawrence brewers guild

Table 15: Strong Stout (16C, 16D, 20B, 20C) (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael Anhorn 13 Degree RisImperial StoutMissouri Mashers
2ndJohn DalyExcuse Me While I Whip This Out!!Imperial StoutKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdRyan PfannenstielRussian Imperial Pee-Pee TapeImperial StoutJohnson County Brewing Society

Table 16: American & Specialty IPA (21A, 21B) (34 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin WagnerNobember FifteenthWhite IPAKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndTaylor JonesHop CityAmerican IPAZZHops Homebrewing Club
3rdDavid SchumacherMake Ipas Great AgainAmerican IPAMissouri Mashers

Table 17: German Wheat & Rye (10A, 10B, 10C, 27H, 27I) (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJay HighfillElginWeissbierKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndDavid ThompsonOl FaithfulWeizenbockFellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
3rdDavid SchumacherMehDunkels WeissbierMissouri Mashers

Table 18: Belgian & French (24A, 24B, 24C, 25B, 26A, 27A) (22 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDyon HarperLindsay's Little Gray GrisetteHistorical BeerKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndRon BrooksPatersbierTrappist Single
3rdCaleb BuckPerfect Kingdom SaisonJoplin Homebrew Club

Table 19: Sour Ale (23A, 23B, 23C, 23D, 23E, 23F, 27A1) (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJonathan WilliamsonChickadee TartBerliner WeisseJohnson County Brewing Society
2ndMike BartaApricot LambicFruit LambicKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdDusty KelleyWillshaperFlanders Red Ale

Table 20: Belgian Strong (25A, 25C, 26B, 26C, 26D) (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJoshua BoldtNorthern ExposureBelgian Dark Strong AleJefferson County Home Brewers
2ndJeremy GoehringAll Night LongBelgian Dark Strong AleLincoln Lagers
3rdCourtney ServaesGeorge Dubs Wasn't So BadBelgian DubbelKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 21: Strong Ale (17A, 17B, 17C, 17D, 22A, 22B, 22C, 22D) (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDavid ThompsonModerately Young Old AleOld AleFellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
2ndTravis SmithLorry FuelEnglish Barleywine
3rdSean McCambridge2015 Winnebago BarleywineAmerican BarleywineZZ Hops

Table 22: Fruit Beer (29A, 29B, 29C) (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJeremy KneelandHonored Society Fruit BeerZZ Hops
2ndMike BartaPineapple BerlinerFruit BeerKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdCarson StephensWhat Are Melons?Fruit Beer

Table 23: Spice/Herb/Veg (30A, 30B, 30C) (35 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAndrew LittletonPumpkin AleSpice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndJustin GerharterVanilla Bean BlondeSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerHomebrewers Local 402
3rdTaylor JonesOdbSpice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerZZHops Homebrewing Club

Table 24: Smoke & Wood (6B, 27C, 27D, 32A, 32B, 33A, 33B) (37 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDavid ThompsonBa TotallitySpecialty Wood-Aged BeerFellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
2ndMike & Stephanie ButlerTripel PlaySpecialty Wood-Aged BeerKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdEric MartinRot Rauch RoggenRauchbierKansas City Bier Meisters
HMTony DiplacitoThe Restless ScotSpecialty Wood-Aged BeerZZHops

Table 25: American Wild (28A, 28B, 28C) (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stEric MartinBlack and BlueWild Specialty BeerKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndJeremy KneelandGoomah With Attitude Wild Specialty BeerZZ Hops
3rdTimothy ElderSwamp Crotch BlondeMixed Fermentation Sour BeerKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 26: Specialty Beer (31A, 31B, 34A, 34B) (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAmey PatwardhanAmbrosia Clone BeerLincoln Lagers
2ndRon BrooksAmerican AmberClone Beer
3rdMike BartaHoney Kolsch Alternative Sugar BeerKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 27: The Test of Time (22 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDavid ThompsonOxidized VantablackCategory 35 - The Test of TimeFellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
2ndMicheal McVeyFrankenbierCategory 35 - The Test of TimeKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdScot SchaarSasquatch 2016Category 35 - The Test of TimeRivers Edge Fermentation Society

Table 28: Traditional Mead (M1) (3 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRoger GibsonHarvest MeadSemi-Sweet MeadKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndAmanda BurkemperThe VollmerSweet MeadKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdClay Jarratt2016 Back Yard HoneySweet MeadKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 29: Fruit Mead (M2) (17 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stShane KammererPants Are For Fools!Berry MeadKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndAmanda BurkemperGewurztraminerPymentKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdShane KammererClassified InformationStone Fruit MeadKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 30: Spice & Specialty Mead (M3, M4) (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stCarl HincheyBlack Raspberried TreasureFruit and Spice Mead
2ndJeremy GoehringGozer The TravelerFruit and Spice MeadLincoln Lagers
3rdShawn SinnLady Vernon's MeadSpice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Table 31: Standard Cider & Perry (C1) (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJoshua BoldtWrong Cider The TracksNew World CiderJefferson County Home Brewers
2ndTyler LandesCiderNew World CiderKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdJames FairclothLana Wild Fermentation Cider 2017New World CiderChicago Home Brewers Group / C.H.A.O.S.

Table 32: Specialty Cider & Perry (C2) (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJames DowningIce Cider Ice CiderJohnson County Brewing Society
2ndJames FairclothIrving Park Tart Cherry Cider 2017Cider with Other FruitChicago Home Brewers Group / C.H.A.O.S.
3rdTim SquiresMixed Berry CiderCider with Other FruitJohnson County Brewing Society

Table 33: KC Bier Co - SCALE UP (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stEric MartinRot Rauch RoggenKC Bier Co - SCALE UPKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 34: Crane Brewing - SCALE UP (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRyan MyersRatsherr RoggenbierCrane Brewing - SCALE UPKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 35: Cinder Block - SCALE UP (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stTimothy ElderStrawberry Panty DropperCinder Block Brewing - SCALE UPKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndRoger GibsonTepache MeadCinder Block Brewing - SCALE UPKansas City Bier Meisters