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Thanks to all who participated in the Pro/Am Brew Challenge.

There were 484 entries judged and 151 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stAlex CochranTopham Road Czech Pils3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerVanBrewers
2ndDavid HaywoodGolden Dreams23D: LambicVanBrewers
3rdHolly Armstrong
Co-Brewer: Trevor Armstrong
Munich Dunkel8A: Munich DunkelDurham Homebrewers Club
HMAlex CochranTopham Road English Porter13C: English PorterVanBrewers

Spilly's ... But Damn!

Outstanding Creativity

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stPaul TowerCreamsicle Ale34C: Experimental BeerWinnipeg Brew Bombers

Winning Entries

Table 1: Scottish Ale and Strong British Ale (14 entries)

1stDaniel MolinskiOrkney Ale14C: Scottish ExportWinnipeg Brew Bombers
2ndAdam Olson
Co-Brewer: Perry Joyal, Tyler Sattler, Matt Wolf
Snowblind17C: Wee HeavyTorque Brewing
3rdStephen Snudden
Co-Brewer: Andrew Schleger
71b Bw17D: English BarleywineKABOB

Table 2: Strong Belgian Ale (19 entries)

1stMark VerokBlechhhh, Another Saison?!25B: Saison GTA Brews
2ndChris HughesHoneymooner Gristette25B: Saison GTA Brews
3rdMarkus EbnerHair of the Cat25B: Saison Cowtown Yeast Wranglers
HMMark HubbardSaison Deux25B: Saison GTA Brews

Table 3: Pale Malty European Lager (8 entries)

1stBlaine KehlHelles Ja4A: Munich HellesEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndDavid MarchWhere the Helles4A: Munich HellesWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdAlvaro ReyesRoll Out the Barrel4B: FestbierVanBrewers

Table 4: European Sour Ale (8 entries)

1stDavid HaywoodGolden Dreams23D: LambicVanBrewers
2ndKyle DyckScenario Needle23B: Flanders Red AleWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdJimmy BernierKriek23F: Fruit Lambic Le Ale'Gators Brewclub

Table 5: International Lager and Pale Commonwealth Beer (13 entries)

1stEric ParkerBurwood Mantle12A: English Golden AleVanBrewers
2ndAaron PotvinBrute Force2A: International Pale LagerCowtown Yeast Wranglers
3rdMike SandersDial 0 Fo Ial2B: International Amber LagerEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 6: Czech Lager (11 entries)

1stAlex CochranTopham Road Czech Pils3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerVanBrewers
2ndCory DayCzech Mate3C: Czech Amber LagerVanBrewers
3rdAlex CochranTopham Road Czech Dark3D: Czech Dark LagerVanBrewers

Table 7: American Porter and Stout (25 entries)

1stBarn HammerTheodore Augustus Russian Imperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout
2ndAdam Olson
Co-Brewer: Perry Joyal, Tyler Sattler, Matt Wolff
Fake News20C: Imperial StoutTorque Brewing
3rdChelsea Tessier13th Day Imperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout

Table 8: Smoked Beer and Wood Beer (15 entries)

1stDavid MarchKaos In Red33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Winnipeg Brew Bombers
2ndAndrew Thorne
Co-Brewer: Sara Drysdale
First Born Son33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdDavid HunterA Different Kind of Porter33A: Wood-Aged Beer

Table 9: Standard American Beer (15 entries)

1stRobin Miles
Co-Brewer: Andy Richards
Logger's Lager1B: American LagerVanBrewers
2ndMark VerokWheat Beers Are Terrible1D: American Wheat BeerGTA Brews
3rdGene Iantorno
Co-Brewer: Andrew Rose
Rose Coloured Glasses1C: Cream AleGTA Brews

Table 10: Pale Bitter European Beer (14 entries)

1stJason CrichtonS&s Export5C: German ExportbierEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndDavid MarchMr. Plow5C: German ExportbierWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdAdam ShierThe Devious Gelatin5B: KolschGTA Brews

Table 11: German Wheat Beer (11 entries)

1stJay AvrettBetween Harvest and Christmas10C: Weizenbock
2ndJay AvrettHefen Can Wait - I'm Making Beer II10A: Weissbier

Table 12: Belgian Ale (13 entries)

1stAdam Olson
Co-Brewer: Perry Joyal, Matt Wolff, Tyler Sattler
Witty Belgian24A: WitbierTorque Brewing
2ndBrock Pearce
Co-Brewer: Melinda Pearce
Losing Your Wits 24A: WitbierWinnipeg Brew Bombers

Table 13: IPA (47 entries)

1stJustin LuchykDevils Elbow White IPA21B6: White IPA Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndMark Hubbard
Co-Brewer: Chris Hughes
Scarlet Johopsson21B4: Red IPA GTA Brews
3rdAndrew SookramDesert Island IPA21A: American IPA

Table 14: Amber Malty European Lager (12 entries)

1stMarie-Annick ScottIfrit6B: RauchbierEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndMarie-Annick ScottChmod 7556C: Dunkels BockEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdSean ShoyoqubovOxus Marzen6A: MarzenOxus Brewing Company

Table 15: Amber Bitter European Beer and Dark European Lager (13 entries)

1stHolly Armstrong
Co-Brewer: Trevor Armstrong
Munich Dunkel8A: Munich DunkelDurham Homebrewers Club
2ndPaul TowerBlack Betty's Smooth Lager8B: SchwarzbierWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdTrevor ArmstrongWho Wears Schwarz Schwarz8B: SchwarzbierDurham Homebrewers Club

Table 16: Spiced Beer (16 entries)

1stRobin Miles
Co-Brewer: Andy Richards
Afternoon Delight30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer VanBrewers
2ndSteve ShawManitoba Breakfast Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdThomas Cooper
Co-Brewer: Shawn Cooper
Honey Dill Wheat30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Winnipeg Brew Bombers

Table 17: British Bitter (9 entries)

1stBenjamin LoewenLittle Bitter11A: Ordinary Bitter
2ndClayton HoyKeep Beagles Out of Beer11A: Ordinary BitterGTA Brews
3rdChris HughesLeighton Buzzard Esb11C: Strong BitterGTA Brews

Table 18: Amber and Brown American Beer (14 entries)

1stNolan ReimerBacktrail Brown Ale19C: American Brown AleEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndJennifer TurnerNew Duck19A: American Amber AleBrewVIC
3rdMatthew BallykBrown Ale19C: American Brown AleGTA Brews

Table 19: Historical Beer and Alternative Fermentables Beer (10 entries)

1stJennifer TurnerThai One On (again)31A: Alternative Grain Beer BrewVIC
2ndSteve ShawWhat Gose Around, Is All Around27A1: Gose
3rdChristian ThompsonAprigoza!27A1: GoseWinnipeg Brew Bombers

Table 20: Pale American Ale (36 entries)

1stChris HughesThe Side Hustle Apa18B: American Pale AleGTA Brews
2ndPaul TowerMonday Mourning V318B: American Pale AleWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdCasey FosterBoyle Brew18B: American Pale AleVanBrewers

Table 21: American Wild Ale (28 entries)

1stChris Young
Co-Brewer: Jan Field Dave Rudge
Ch-Ch-Ch Cherry Barn28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndJeff Allport
Co-Brewer: Nokomis Craft Ales
Nokomis Summer Kettle Sour28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
3rdMark HubbardRaspberry Pucker Punch28C: Wild Specialty Beer GTA Brews

Table 22: Specialty Beer and Provisional Styles (12 entries)

1stPaul TowerCreamsicle Ale34C: Experimental Beer Winnipeg Brew Bombers
2ndAndrew Sookram
Co-Brewer: Steve Shaw
Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter34C: Experimental Beer
3rdCory DayKlp34C: Experimental Beer VanBrewers

Table 23: Strong European Beer and Strong American Ale (12 entries)

1stMarie-Annick ScottFimbulvetr9B: EisbockEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndBrent BurgoyneDouble Dog IPA22A: Double IPA
3rdDavid MarchOverclocked9A: Doppelbock Winnipeg Brew Bombers

Table 24: Brown British Beer (22 entries)

1stAlex CochranTopham Road English Porter13C: English PorterVanBrewers
2ndAlex CochranTopham Road Dark Mild13A: Dark MildVanBrewers
3rdDustin BanksBull Headed13C: English PorterEdmonton Homebrewers Guild

Table 25: Irish Beer (12 entries)

1stDaniel MolinskiRathlin Ale15C: Irish Extra StoutWinnipeg Brew Bombers
2ndNick HodowskyO'Beer15B: Irish StoutGTA Brews
3rd Prairie Brothers Brewing Co Don Kenna
Co-Brewer: Mike Thoreson
Riot Punch 15A: Irish Red Ale

Table 26: Dark British Beer (15 entries)

1stNik KozubBreakfast16B: Oatmeal StoutEdmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndJay AvrettUbatuba16C: Tropical Stout
3rdAlex CochranTopham Road Sweet Stout16A: Sweet StoutVanBrewers

Table 27: Trappist Ale (14 entries)

1stBenjamin LoewenTrouble26B: Belgian Dubbel
2ndNick HodowskyTrappy McTrapface26A: Trappist SingleGTA Brews
3rdBeaus Brewing Matthew O'HaraNew Lang Syne26C: Belgian Tripel

Table 28: Fruit Beer (18 entries)

1stJason CrichtonRidgeback Raspberry29A: Fruit Beer Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndMarc RaymondBlueberry Tart Tartin29A: Fruit Beer VanBrewers
3rdSteve ShawSoniarita29B: Fruit and Spice Beer

Table 29: Mead (14 entries)

1stStephen SnuddenRasp., B. Current M2C: Berry Mead KABOB
2ndPaul TowerOhhhhh Bee-HaveM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadWinnipeg Brew Bombers
3rdAlvaro ReyesDanger BayM2C: Berry Mead VanBrewers

Table 30: Cider (14 entries)

1stShevelle StephensCherry AppleC2B: Cider with Other Fruit Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
2ndGlyn StephensPrairie BerryC2B: Cider with Other Fruit Edmonton Homebrewers Guild
3rdMike PalRhubarbarooC2B: Cider with Other Fruit