Thanks To All Who Participated in the Belle City Winter Warmer Homebrew Competition

There were 67 entries judged and 74 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Karl Liebmann Gojira Gold 18D: Belgian Golden Strong Ale Bull Falls Home Brewers
2nd Daniel Smith
Co-Brewer: B.O.M.B
Barrel RIS 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Belle City
3rd Dan Schlosser Imperial Stout 2012 13F: Imperial Stout Beer Barons of Milwaukee

Winning Entries

Table 1: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Reeves Knock Out Pumpkin Porter 21B: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
2nd Jeffrey Lind
Co-Brewer: Chris Lind
2X-CVM Winter Stout 21B: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
3rd William Westfall Christmas Cheer 21B: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer Babble Homebrewers

Table 2: Imperial Stouts and Baltics (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dan Schlosser Imperial Stout 2012 13F: Imperial Stout Beer Barons of Milwaukee
2nd Melissa Hawver Russian Imperial Stout 13F: Imperial Stout Belle City
3rd Daniel Sullivan Baltic Porter 12C: Baltic Porter North Shore Brew Club

Table 3: Barleywines and Old Ale (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Schumacher SchuBrew Barley Wine 19C: American Barleywine Missouri Mashers
2nd Byron Burrier
Co-Brewer: Steve Olson, Keith Akstulewicz
Olde #2 English Barleywine 19B: English Barleywine Appleton Libation Enthusiasts
3rd Daniel Smith New Years 2013 19B: English Barleywine Belle City

Table 4: Belgian Strong & Specialty Ales (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Karl Liebmann Gojira Gold 18D: Belgian Golden Strong Ale Bull Falls Home Brewers
2nd Larry Leinberger
Co-Brewer: Joe Kolbach
Sanitarium 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale The Beer Barons of Milwaukee
3rd Bruce Buerger Belgian Old Ale 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Beer Barons Of Milwaukee

Table 5: Wood-Aged (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Daniel Smith
Co-Brewer: B.O.M.B
Barrel RIS 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Belle City
2nd Craig Raleigh The Grim 22C: Wood-Aged Beer
3rd Heath Poeske Bourbon Barrel Oatmeal Stout 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Bull Falls Home Brew

Table 8: Specialty (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Pallen Tis The Saison 23A: Specialty Beer
2nd Bob Moody Hog Gone Mild 23A: Specialty Beer
3rd Brian Chesick
Co-Brewer: Kevin Doornek
Peanut Butter Porter 23A: Specialty Beer

Table 9: Strong Scotch Ale & Doppelbock (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Blythin
Co-Brewer: Renee J. Weinberger
10th Anniversary Wee Heavy 9E: Strong Scotch Ale
2nd Craig Raleigh Old Buddha 5C: Doppelbock
3rd David Iselin Doppelator 5C: Doppelbock