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Thanks to all who participated in the World Cup of Beer.

There were 328 entries judged and 197 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAdam BradleyDeutsche Braunbier8A: Munich DunkelBay Area Mashers

Winning Entries

Table 1: Pale American Beer (9 entries)

1stJoel TakeuchiGringo-Ito1A: American Light LagerSolano Garage Brewers
2ndKen LarsonSvbc Lite1A: American Light Lager
3rdAndrew LockwoodThunder Gun Express1C: Cream AleNordeast Brewers Alliance

Table 2: Pale European Beer (11 entries)

1stDavid LiuBuddy Boy Export5C: German Exportbier
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's German Leichtbier5A: German LeichtbierDenton County Homebrewers Guild
3rdJohn MidgleyBatch 155B: KolschBrewminaries

Table 3: Pilsner (8 entries)

1stMichael Riddle
Co-Brewer: Alex Riddle
Feather In My Cap27A7: Pre-Prohibition LagerHOME
2ndBrian MillerHi-Yah3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
3rdBrad CainGet Off My Lawn Pils5D: German PilsSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild

Table 4: Pale Malty European Beer (5 entries)

1stThomas AllenTime Only Goes4A: Munich Helles
2ndAdam JoyceIt's Spring In My Mind4C: Helles BockSun Prairie Worthogs
3rdPatrick SosinskiMimi's Favorite4A: Munich HellesBay Area Mashers

Table 5: Amber European Beer (6 entries)

1stBen SookyingHodl My Beer Bro7A: Vienna LagerCrown of the Valley Brewing Society
2ndMatt LennonFeelin' 6a6A: MarzenBitches & Studs Brew Club
3rdArun BhallaAlt7B: AltbierSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild

Table 6: Dark European Lager (10 entries)

1stAdam BradleyDeutsche Braunbier8A: Munich DunkelBay Area Mashers
2ndPete Pressley
Co-Brewer: Joey Pressley
Dan's Schwartz8B: Schwarzbier
3rdSam KoppDunkel I8A: Munich DunkelBay Area Mashers

Table 7: Strong European Lager (10 entries)

1stToai-Nguyen Nguyen
Co-Brewer: Siddhant Sharma
Terminator9A: Doppelbock
2ndRobert CaseyBaltic Porter9C: Baltic PorterMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)
3rdRobbie ProctorRamius9C: Baltic PorterDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)

Table 8: German Wheat Beer (9 entries)

1stEdward DeMayoVaxxenweisen10A: Weissbier
2ndSimon MathieuDunkelweizen10B: Dunkels WeissbierBay Area Mashers
3rdMike PermanPermanhaus Weizenbock10C: Weizenbock Mansfield Homebrew Club

Table 9: Pale British Ale (18 entries)

1stGeorge RandelsLet's Lynch the Landlord11B: Best BitterBrew Angels
2ndBob DavisGorblimey12C: English IPABay Area Mashers
3rdSinarle KevinJacks Ordinary Bitter11A: Ordinary BitterSilicon Valley Sudzers

Table 10: Scottish & Irish Ale (8 entries)

1stKelly DunhamGreat Scot14B: Scottish HeavyBrewbirds Of Hoppiness
2ndJim QuinnInishgort Red15A: Irish Red AleBay Area Mashers
3rdFritz SchanzStearman's Scottish Export14C: Scottish ExportDenton County Homebrewers Guild

Table 11: Pale American Ale (17 entries)

1stKyle BrawleyVanguard18B: American Pale Ale
2ndCharlie Tritschler
Co-Brewer: Scott Jordan
Playhouse Pale Ale18B: American Pale AleSilicon Valley Sudzers
3rdThomas DurandSpace Fish18B: American Pale Ale

Table 12: Amber & Dark American Ale (11 entries)

1stMichael Riddle
Co-Brewer: Alex Riddle
Downtown Brown19C: American Brown AleHOME
2ndMichael Riddle
Co-Brewer: Alex Riddle
Gordon Doesn't Know Everything After All20A: American PorterHOME
3rdMichael Frenn
Co-Brewer: John Pyle
Back Inblack!20B: American StoutHangtown Association of Zymurgy Enthusiasts (HAZE)

Table 13: Brown British Beer (29 entries)

1stTrevor McGuireDungeon Master13A: Dark MildDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndRoy NavikOnkel Rojus Black Pearl Porter13C: English Porter
3rdThomas DurandNot Your Dog’s Biscuit13A: Dark Mild

Table 14: British & Irish Stout (14 entries)

1stBob DavisThe Dark Side16D: Foreign Extra StoutBay Area Mashers
2ndTrevor McGuireSolitude Canyon16D: Foreign Extra StoutDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
3rdDamien PerryTropical Stout16C: Tropical StoutMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)

Table 15: Imperial Stout (9 entries)

1stBrian Miller Czar's Christopher's Comeuppance20C: Imperial Stout
2ndEdward DeMayoBooster20C: Imperial Stout
3rdMichael Riddle
Co-Brewer: Alex Riddle
Tricentennial Stout20C: Imperial StoutHOME

Table 16: American IPA (14 entries)

1stMike RasconDamage Control 21A: American IPALong Beach Homebrewers
2ndAdam WyssAlamo IPA21A: American IPADiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
3rdKyle BrawleySingularity21A: American IPA

Table 17: New England IPA (14 entries)

1stBrian WinckelMosaic To My Ears21B7: New England IPA Solano Garage Brewers
2ndGerad MillerI'll Have What She's Having21B7: New England IPA Dayton Regional Amateur Fermentation Technologists
3rdJustin Clayden3 Oat21B7: New England IPA Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)

Table 18: Specialty IPA (9 entries)

1stAlex DeaconTropical Winter Rye IPA21B5: Rye IPA San Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
2ndKelly DunhamHopalong Red21B4: Red IPA Brewbirds Of Hoppiness
3rdGeorge KolcunHowling Coyotes IPA21B: Specialty IPA

Table 19: Strong American Ale (9 entries)

1stAdam JoyceDanky Dank Dank22A: Double IPASun Prairie Worthogs
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's American Strong Ale22B: American Strong AleDenton County Homebrewers Guild
3rdScott DudonisOmg22C: American Barleywine

Table 20: Strong U.K. Ale (10 entries)

1stStan GardnerBritish Strong All #317A: British Strong Ale
2ndJohn WarnerOld Ale17B: Old AleSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
3rdSamuel PersichilliThunderbolt17D: English BarleywineHangar 41 Brew Club

Table 21: Strong Belgian Ale (11 entries)

1stPaul BrownTermination26C: Belgian TripelDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndRobert CaseySaison25B: Saison Marin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)
3rdEdward DeMayoDelta Saison25B: Saison

Table 22: Belgian Ale (12 entries)

1stHoward ClearfieldThat's Not A Meal26A: Trappist SingleGrain Trust
2ndGeorge BrooksSingularity26A: Trappist SingleSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
3rdAnil Dosaj
Co-Brewer: Howard Clearfield
Exiled To the Balcony25A: Belgian Blond AleGrain Trust

Table 23: Strong Dark Belgian Ale (14 entries)

1stJon KoerberBelgian Dubbel26B: Belgian DubbelMad Zymurgists
2ndArun BhallaDubbel Dubbel26B: Belgian DubbelSan Francisco Homebrewer's Guild
3rdRick StoryBelgian Quadrophenia 26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleMarin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)

Table 24: European Sour Ale (8 entries)

1stRobbie Proctor
Co-Brewer: Brett Higham
Berliner Bob23A: Berliner WeisseDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndToai-Nguyen Nguyen
Co-Brewer: Siddhant Sharma
Scarlett Horizon23F: Fruit Lambic
3rdScott AngelRed Planet Kriek23F: Fruit Lambic Worts of Wisdom Homebrewers

Table 25: Fruit Beer (13 entries)

1stBen SookyingTo da Moooon!PRX4: Catharina Sour Crown of the Valley Brewing Society
2ndBob DavisCherry Bomb29C: Specialty Fruit Beer Bay Area Mashers
3rdJohn OrcuttNothing Rhymes With Beer29A: Fruit Beer Brewins

Table 26: Spiced Beer (9 entries)

1stRobert CaseyRose the Riveter30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Marin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)
2ndAnil DosajQuadratic Expression30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Grain Trust
3rdAlfredo TrinidadHorchata Cream Ale30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 27: Wood Aged Beer (10 entries)

1stMichael Riddle
Co-Brewer: Alex Riddle
Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer HOME
2ndJohn OrcuttOak Bole33A: Wood-Aged Beer Brewins
3rdScott PaulsonBourbon Barrel Lagered Baltic Porter33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Inland Brewers Unite

Table 28: American Wild Ale (12 entries)

1stRobbie Proctor
Co-Brewer: Brett Higham
Solera Saison28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndRobbie Proctor
Co-Brewer: Brett Higham
Solera Saison - Sauvignon Blanc28C: Wild Specialty Beer Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
3rdJoe NeugebauerControl For Smilers28C: Wild Specialty Beer

Table 29: Specialty Beer (9 entries)

1stRobbie ProctorBarrel-Aged Tropical Stoutywine34B: Mixed-Style Beer Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndHoward ClearfieldTiny Bubbles II34B: Mixed-Style Beer Grain Trust
3rdJohn OrcuttRauch Ur Bock6B: RauchbierBrewins