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Thanks to all who participated in the 25th Cascade Brewers Cup.

There were 453 entries judged and 197 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAaron DavisBreakfast Beer13A: Dark MildBrowns Point Homebrew Club

Winning Entries

Table 1: Dark Euro (23 entries)

1stDan AchesonKeines Deutches Porter8B: SchwarzbierUrban Knaves of Grain
2ndJoe DauriaOn the Dark Side3D: Czech Dark LagerMetro South Homebrew League (MASH HOLES) [South Weymouth, MA]
3rdJonathan SherwinEveryday I'm Dunkelin'8A: Munich DunkelWest Sound Brewers

Table 2: Strong Euro (10 entries)

1stJeff Oberlin Scooter9C: Baltic PorterNINJA Homebrewers
2ndPhil Knudson
Co-Brewer: Blake Skouras
Tilted Dopplebock9A: Doppelbock
3rdJohn ErstePuppy Porter9C: Baltic PorterLittle Mountain Homebrewers Association

Table 3: Strong British (10 entries)

1stTim FrommerThe Tories Are Killing Britain17D: English BarleywineCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndDavid Carruthers
Co-Brewer: Tristan Carruthers
Freedom!!17C: Wee HeavyPuyallup Brew Crew
3rdAlan BurdickWee Oops17C: Wee HeavyWest Sound Brewers

Table 4: American IPA (19 entries)

1stJesse YoungMiocene Epoch21A: American IPACascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndRussell PearsallHop Hash21A: American IPANorth Seattle Homebrew Club
3rdKris HaskinsAstronaut Dana 21A: American IPACascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 5: NE IPA (12 entries)

1stAaron DavisSynesthesia21B7: New England IPA Browns Point Homebrew Club
2ndColby ReinekeHazy IPA21B7: New England IPA Minnesota Home Brewers Association
3rdAdam ArndtSo Fluffy21B7: New England IPA Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 6: Strong American (10 entries)

1stDustin StriplinMo Barley, Mo Problems22C: American BarleywineBrown’s Point Homebrew Club
2ndJonathan SherwinIPA22A: Double IPAWest Sound Brewers
3rdDan AchesonAmerican Strong22B: American Strong AleUrban Knaves of Grain

Table 7: Pale Strong Belgian (15 entries)

1stTony OchsnerA Tale Of Two Yeasts25B: Saison Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndDavid FettySaison 1225B: Saison Brixie's Brewers
3rdRobert GuthnerForeign Mist 25B: Saison Ocean County Home Brewers[NJ]

Table 8: Dark Strong Belgian (13 entries)

1stDavid FettyBelgian Dark Strong26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleBrixie's Brewers
2ndGreg OgleVier Koningen26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
3rdKelvin KeownFrankenclauws26B: Belgian DubbelBrowns Point Homebrew Club

Table 9: Smokey (8 entries)

1stDeborah and Marc PrichardFickle Pickle27A3: LichtenhainerKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndTravis MoritaMarlowe's Lil Smoky32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
3rdMatthew HibbsPeated Wee Heavy32B: Specialty Smoked Beer Browns Point Homebrew Club

Table 10: Weird Science (9 entries)

1stJim DunlapSanta Knows Brown Ale31A: Alternative Grain Beer Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndEnid LintsBlack Rice Lager31A: Alternative Grain Beer West Sound Brewers
3rdEnid LintsLager Crush34C: Experimental Beer West Sound Brewers

Table 21: Standard American Beer (16 entries)

1stKris HaskinsYou Don’t Like Beer, You Like Being Drunk1A: American Light LagerCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndJohn Smith
Co-Brewer: Greg MacAulay
Overnight Sensation 1C: Cream AleRat City Homebrewers
3rdBen SookyingThis Aint Kurrz Lite!1A: American Light LagerCrown of the Valley Brewing Society

Table 22: Pale Bitter Euro (16 entries)

1stJeff MathiowetzJj's German Light5A: German LeichtbierMaltose Falcons
2ndTristan McCoy
Co-Brewer: Kyle Jung
Middle-Aged Mosh Pit2A: International Pale LagerBrowns Point Homebrew Club
3rdCory GeerdtsKolsch5B: KolschBellingham Homebrewers Guild

Table 23: Pilsner (19 entries)

1stTony OchsnerPicnic Point Pils5D: German PilsCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndJesse YoungLiquid History3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
3rdKyle DurhamStarstruck 5D: German PilsSnake River Brewers

Table 24: Pale Malty Euro (14 entries)

1stChad MedfordThe Bridesmaid4A: Munich HellesRed Earth Brewers
2ndAdam ArndtHoi, Hoi, Hoi: der Gemutlichkeit4B: FestbierCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
3rdDaniel WeberObjective: Survive4B: FestbierCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 25: Amber Malty Euro (11 entries)

1stJoe ConleyOktoberfest6A: MarzenCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndLouis StrowgerLtb Brewhaus Marzen6A: MarzenWest Sound Brewers
3rdPat McLaughlinIrish Red Head2B: International Amber LagerSouth Sound Suds Society

Table 26: Amber Bitter Euro (18 entries)

1stGerad MillerLet's Put Another Shrimp On The Barbie7A: Vienna LagerDayton Regional Amateur Fermentation Technologists
2ndKyle DurhamInvincible Incident7A: Vienna LagerSnake River Brewers
3rdCharles Whitt"Out of the Trenches" Altbier7B: AltbierPuyallup Brew Crew

Table 27: German Wheat (11 entries)

1stDustin Striplin
Co-Brewer: Jamie Striplin
Mother Heff'r10A: WeissbierBrown’s Point Homebrew Club
2ndMatthew HibbsDark Hazy Gravy10C: Weizenbock Browns Point Homebrew Club
3rdCharles StevensDas Boot10B: Dunkels Weissbier

Table 28: British Pale (11 entries)

1stWilliam ZensGranite Falls12C: English IPA
2ndWill FredinBest Bitter11C: Strong BitterGreater Everett Brewers League

Table 29: Specialty IPA (21 entries)

1stWill FredinBelgian IPA21B1: Belgian IPA Greater Everett Brewers League
2ndMatthew BaldwinGood Night, Sleep Tight21B6: White IPA North Seattle Homebrew Club
3rdRobert RothschillerHop Into Darkness 21B2: Black IPA

Table 30: Fruit Beer (13 entries)

1stJeff Oberlin I'm... Batgirl29A: Fruit Beer NINJA Homebrewers
2ndDan AchesonCherry Chocolate Flanders29B: Fruit and Spice Beer Urban Knaves of Grain
3rdSean GertzMango Raz Berliner Weisse29A: Fruit Beer North Seattle Homebrew Club

Table 31: SHV (17 entries)

1stTim FrommerNot Too Early To Be Buzzed30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndMatthew HibbsWinter Warmer30C: Winter Seasonal Beer Browns Point Homebrew Club
3rdRobert GuthnerCoco Loco30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Ocean County Home Brewers[NJ]

Table 40: Brown British (15 entries)

1stAaron DavisBreakfast Beer13A: Dark MildBrowns Point Homebrew Club
2ndSteven HutchisonHutch's British Brown V213B: English Brown AleCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
3rdJesse YoungThe Sauntering Stag13A: Dark MildCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 41: Scottish & Irish (13 entries)

1stSteven OuztsKilt Sniffer14C: Scottish ExportBrowns Point Homebrew Club
2ndAshley Derum
Co-Brewer: Denny Derum
Ygritte15A: Irish Red Ale
3rdTristan McCoy
Co-Brewer: Kyle Jung
Beam Me Up14B: Scottish HeavyBrowns Point Homebrew Club

Table 42: Irish & British Stout (20 entries)

1stDavid Carruthers
Co-Brewer: Tristan Carruthers
Thackery B!nx15C: Irish Extra StoutPuyallup Brew Crew
2ndSam HoopesGolden Sweetness 16A: Sweet StoutNinja Homebrewers
3rdDaniel WeberA Broken Clock Is Irish On St Paddy's Day15B: Irish StoutCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 43: Pale American Ale (20 entries)

1stDennis Nagy Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleGreater Everett Brewers League
2ndDustin StriplinTurn Down For What!18B: American Pale AleBrown’s Point Homebrew Club
3rdRobert RothschillerThe Hoppy Captain 18B: American Pale Ale

Table 44: Amber & Brown American (14 entries)

1stJeff Oberlin Ares Amber19A: American Amber AleNINJA Homebrewers
2ndCharles Whitt"Anchor™ Away Steam Beer"19B: California CommonPuyallup Brew Crew
3rdKris HaskinsI Want My Hat Back!27A6: Kentucky CommonCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 45: American Porter & Stout (23 entries)

1stMatthew HibbsBurning Furniture20C: Imperial StoutBrowns Point Homebrew Club
2ndTravis MoritaGoodnight Marlowe20B: American StoutCascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
3rdJoseph YonkeDarth Malt20C: Imperial Stout

Table 46: Euro Sour (13 entries)

1stCasey FaulknerPeach Spon23F: Fruit Lambic
2ndRussell Pearsall
Co-Brewer: Kevin Lindeman
Oude Bruin23C: Oud BruinNorth Seattle Homebrew Club
3rdTravis MoritaMarlowe Visits Belgium23F: Fruit Lambic Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]

Table 47: Belgian (12 entries)

1stTristan McCoy
Co-Brewer: Kyle Jung
Thirst Trappist26A: Trappist SingleBrowns Point Homebrew Club
2ndDustin Striplin
Co-Brewer: Jamie Striplin
If You Like It Then You Shoulda Put A Ring On It26A: Trappist SingleBrown’s Point Homebrew Club
3rdSteven OuztsLitanie Contre la Peur26A: Trappist SingleBrowns Point Homebrew Club

Table 48: American Gone Wild (17 entries)

1stJason WeissThe Lord of the Pit28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndEnid LintsNot My Jam28C: Wild Specialty Beer West Sound Brewers
3rdAlex KuyperGreg28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 49: Woody (10 entries)

1stTony OchsnerRansomware Attack33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
2ndJoe ConleyOak-Aged Wake N Bake Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Cascade Brewers Guild [Woodinville, WA]
3rdScott HowellBurien's Stout33A: Wood-Aged Beer Rat City Homebrewers