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There were 547 entries judged and 182 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners 

BOS - Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Laidlaw Batch 35-III 13B: Sweet Stout St Louis Brews
2nd Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
Pams Pils 2B: Bohemian Pilsener Texas Carboys
3rd Amanda And Myles Burkemper Dunkel Doo Balls 4B: Munich Dunkel Kansas City Bier Meisters
4th Mac Butcher No! 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)

BOS - Cider

No entries are eligible.

BOS - Mead

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kevin Paul Whoopinstick Braggot 26B: Braggot C.R.A.F.T
2nd Peter Polczynski I Saw Curt On Brewing TV - How Hard Can It Be 25C: Other Fruit Melomel Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers
3rd Tracy Mann Orange Blossom Mead 24C: Sweet Mead FOAM

Winning Entries 

Table 1: 01. Light Lager (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Shawn Scott Royal Flush 1A: Lite American Lager FOAM
2nd Mac Butcher Dorkmunder 1E: Dortmunder Export Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)
3rd Richard Major
Co-Brewer: Michael Major
Hell Yeah 1D: Munich Helles FOAM

Table 2: 02. Pilsner (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
Pams Pils 2B: Bohemian Pilsener Texas Carboys
2nd David Salmon Holiday House 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
3rd Mac Butcher Uber Alles 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)
HM Ross Harper The Beckoning 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) Red Earth Brewers

Table 3: 03. European Amber Lager (20 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st John Peed Bernsteinwellen 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Tennessee Valley Homebrewers
2nd Ben Amidon Vienna-Chuk 3A: Vienna Lager Dry Town Alers
3rd Michael Wilcox Vienna 3A: Vienna Lager Wichita Homebrewers Organization

Table 4: 04. Dark Lager (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Amanda And Myles Burkemper Dunkel Doo Balls 4B: Munich Dunkel Kansas City Bier Meisters
2nd Shawn Scott Black Saxon 4C: Schwarzbier FOAM
3rd David Johnson Dark Lager 2035 4A: Dark American Lager Yeastie Boys

Table 5: 05. Bock (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Paul Dietert Perpetrator 5C: Doppelbock Independent
2nd Cody Gray GrayHouse Bock 5B: Traditional Bock
3rd Jody Grenert
Co-Brewer: Rob Brannan
Hocking Bock 5C: Doppelbock Athens Homebrew Club

Table 6: 06. Light Hybrid Beer (22 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Joe Rezendes L-FEST KOOOOOLSCH 6C: Kolsch
2nd Jason Decker
Co-Brewer: Mark McKeever, Matt Lindquist, Lance Botkin, Tom Moody
Weltmeisterschaft Kolsch 6C: Kolsch
3rd Andrew Starsiak Kolsch 6C: Kolsch MASH HOLES

Table 7: 7. Amber Hybrid Beer (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Johnson Cal Common 2014 7B: California Common Beer Yeastie Boys
2nd Steve Cook Good Karma Alt 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Kansas City Bier Meisters
3rd Kevin Paul Whoopinstick Alt 7A: Northern German Altbier C.R.A.F.T

Table 8: 8. English Pale Ale (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
KSB 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Texas Carboys
2nd Jeff Muse WTF? 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
3rd Scott Fertak El Bitter 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter Houston Foamrangers

Table 9: 9. Scottish and Irish Ale (20 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Stacey Grubb Irish D’s 80/- 9C: Scottish Export 80/- River Valley Ale Raisers
2nd Mike Treadway
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
McGregor’s Goat 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Cap and Hare
3rd Nathan Briscoe Big Red 9D: Irish Red Ale kc biermeisters

Table 10: 10. American Ale (34 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Adam Meyers Hop Breeze 10A: American Pale Ale
2nd Robert Chaney Oatmeal Pale Ale 10A: American Pale Ale
3rd John Carroll Menage A Hops 10A: American Pale Ale Indian Peaks Alers

Table 11: 11. English Brown Ale (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Joe Edidin Sundial Brown Ale 11C: Northern English Brown Ale Tennessee Valley Homebrewers
2nd Michael Wilcox NEB 11C: Northern English Brown Ale Wichita Homebrewers Organization
3rd Desiree Knott Dastardly Darity Mild 11A: Mild Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers

Table 12: 12. Porter (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Dave Dixon Dreaded Cascade Porter 12B: Robust Porter Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
2nd Jeff Muse Black Peter’s Porter 12B: Robust Porter
3rd Michael Fagan
Co-Brewer: Connie Fagan
Zeb’s 12B: Robust Porter K C Bier Meisters

Table 13: 13. Stout (46 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Laidlaw Batch 35-III 13B: Sweet Stout St Louis Brews
2nd Mike Treadway
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
The Dark One 13D: Foreign Extra Stout Cap and Hare
3rd Dave Dixon Dreaded Dry Stout 13A: Dry Stout Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
HM Michael Wilcox How Much More Black Could It Be? 13F: Imperial Stout Wichita Homebrewers Organization

Table 14: 14.India Pale Ale (30 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jeff Muse Yet Another IPA 14B: American IPA
2nd Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
Ma-HaHaHa 14C: Imperial IPA Texas Carboys
3rd Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
Fusion 14C: Imperial IPA Texas Carboys

Table 15: 15. German Wheat and Rye (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Briscoe Weizenheimer 15A: Weizen/Weissbier kc biermeisters
2nd Mike Treadway
Co-Brewer: Sean Vreeland
The Outlaw 15C: Weizenbock Cap and Hare
3rd Ray Madsen Hefe 15A: Weizen/Weissbier N/A

Table 16: 16. Belgian and French Ale (38 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Marino Saison D’Ete 16C: Saison The Brewing Network
2nd Ray Madsen Saison D’ Madsen 16C: Saison N/A
3rd John Rowley The American 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Sangre de Cristo Craft Brewers

Table 17: 17. Sour Ale (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Zach French Lambic 17D: Straight (Unblended) Lambic
2nd Stacey Grubb Sour D’s Flanders Red 17B: Flanders Red Ale River Valley Ale Raisers
3rd Shawn Scott Flanders PDQ 17B: Flanders Red Ale FOAM

Table 18: 18. Belgian Strong Ale (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Christian Staum Tranny Fight Tripel 18C: Belgian Tripel St. Louis Brews
2nd Joseph Harzheim III BDSA 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Red Earth Brewers
3rd David Vila Four Philosophers 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Brewers Of Siloam Springs (BOSS)

Table 19: 19. Strong Ale (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Briscoe Monster 19C: American Barleywine kc biermeisters
2nd Dave Dixon Dreaded English Barleywine 19B: English Barleywine Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
3rd Scot Schaar Jaberwocky 19B: English Barleywine River's Edge Fermentation Society

Table 20: 20. Fruit Beer (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Paul Hargrove Raspberry Weisse 20A: Fruit Beer
2nd John Van Workum Detox Retox 20A: Fruit Beer Central Florida Home Brewers
3rd Kevin Fleming
Co-Brewer: Kaleb
Raspberry Wheat 20A: Fruit Beer Dukes of Ale
HM Amanda And Myles Burkemper The Michael 20A: Fruit Beer Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 21: 21. Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (28 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Josanna Dixon Bonehead Ice Ice Baby 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild
2nd Brandon Jones Our Gourd And Savior 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Red Earth Brewers
3rd Robert Bacon Cardamom Pale Ale 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer FLOPS

Table 22: 22. Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer (31 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mac Butcher No! 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)
2nd Adam Meyers Rauchbier 22A: Classic Rauchbier
3rd Michael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
Jack Russell Terrorist 22B: Other Smoked Beer Cincinnati Malt Infusers

Table 23: 23. Specialty Beer (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Peter Polczynski Dont Go To War Without A Baltic 23A: Specialty Beer Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers
2nd Chris Bryant Dark Elixir 23A: Specialty Beer FOAM
3rd David Crane
Co-Brewer: Julianne Goldenberg
San Diegose 23A: Specialty Beer QUAFF

Table 24: 24. Traditional Mead (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tracy Mann Orange Blossom Mead 24C: Sweet Mead FOAM
2nd Scot Schaar Cause Cheap Is How I Feel 24B: Semi-Sweet Mead River's Edge Fermentation Society
3rd David Salmon Minty Freash 24A: Dry Mead Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers

Table 25: 25. Melomel (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Peter Polczynski I Saw Curt On Brewing TV - How Hard Can It Be 25C: Other Fruit Melomel Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers
2nd Andrew Laidlaw Batch M20-SP 25A: Cyser St Louis Brews
3rd Scot Schaar Summer Of Discontent 25B: Pyment River's Edge Fermentation Society

Table 26: 26. Other Mead (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kevin Paul Whoopinstick Braggot 26B: Braggot C.R.A.F.T
2nd Andrew Laidlaw Batch M11 26C: Open Category Mead St Louis Brews
3rd Tracy Mann Vanilla Candle 26A: Metheglin FOAM

Table 27: 27. & 28. Ciders (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
2nd Jeff Jantz Cran-Apple Krunk 28B: Fruit Cider Dukes of Ale
3rd Krista Jantz Quad Apple Delight 27A: Common Cider

Table 29: 29. Specialty IPA's (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tim Thomssen Abbey Normal IPA 29A: Specialty IPA’s Lincoln Lagers!
2nd Matthew McIntosh Red India Pale Ale 29A: Specialty IPA’s
3rd Patrick Gigandet Black IPA 29A: Specialty IPA’s


 

FOAM Facts

Number of Entries 547
Highest Scoring Beer 46.5
Highest Scoring Mead 45.5
Average Score 30
Average Gold Medal Score 41
Average Silver Medal Score 41
Average Bronze Medal Score 37.5
Number of Brewers 137
Average Number of Entries per Brewer 4
Number of Homebrew Clubs 48
Number of States 27

Paper Cup

Awarded the entrant with the most entries.
Andrew Laidlaw with 24 entries.

 

The FOAM Cup Club for 2014

Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers

Awarded to Homebrew Club with the most points.
3 points for first.
2 points for second.
1 point for third.

Category Sub-Category Style Place Last Name First Name Club Score
5 C Doppelbock 3 Grenert Jody Athens Homebrew Club 1
  Athens Homebrew Club Total 1
18 E Belgian Dark Strong Ale 3 Vila David Brewers Of Siloam Springs (BOSS) 1
  Brewers Of Siloam Springs (BOSS) Total 1
7 A Northern German Altbier 3 Paul Kevin C.R.A.F.T 1
26 B Braggot 1 Paul Kevin C.R.A.F.T 3
  C.R.A.F.T Total 4
9 E Strong Scotch Ale 2 Treadway Mike Cap and Hare 2
13 D Foreign Extra Stout 2 Treadway Mike Cap and Hare 2
15 C Weizenbock 2 Treadway Mike Cap and Hare 2
  Cap and Hare Total 6
20 A Fruit Beer 2 Van Workum John Central Florida Home Brewers 2
  Central Florida Home Brewers Total 2
22 B Other Smoked Beer 3 Florez Michael Cincinnati Malt Infusers 1
  Cincinnati Malt Infusers Total 1
3 A Vienna Lager 2 Amidon Ben Dry Town Alers 2
  Dry Town Alers Total 2
20 A Fruit Beer 3 Fleming Kevin Dukes of Ale 1
28 B Fruit Cider 2 Jantz Jeff Dukes of Ale 2
  Dukes of Ale Total 3
1 A Lite American Lager 1 Scott Shawn Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 3
1 E Dortmunder Export 2 Butcher Mac Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 2
1 D Munich Helles 3 Major Richard Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 1
2 A German Pilsner (Pils) 2 Salmon David Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 2
2 A German Pilsner (Pils) 3 Butcher Mac Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 1
4 C Schwarzbier 2 Scott Shawn Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 2
11 A Mild 3 Knott Desiree Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 1
17 B Flanders Red Ale 3 Scott Shawn Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 1
22 C Wood-Aged Beer 1 Butcher Mac Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 3
23 A Specialty Beer 1 Polczynski Peter Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 3
23 A Specialty Beer 2 Bryant Chris Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 2
24 C Sweet Mead 1 Mann Tracy Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 3
24 A Dry Mead 3 Salmon David Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 1
25 C Other Fruit Melomel 1 Polczynski Peter Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 3
26 A Metheglin 3 Mann Tracy Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) 1
  Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) Total 29
21 A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 3 Bacon Robert FLOPS 1
  FLOPS Total 1
8 A Standard/Ordinary Bitter 3 Fertak Scott Houston Foamrangers 1
  Houston Foamrangers Total 1
10 A American Pale Ale 3 Carroll John Indian Peaks Alers 1
            Indian Peaks Alers Total 1
4 B Munich Dunkel 1 Burkemper Amanda And Myles Kansas City Bier Meisters 3
7 C Dusseldorf Altbier 2 Cook Steve Kansas City Bier Meisters 2
9 D Irish Red Ale 3 Briscoe Nathan Kansas City Bier Meisters 1
12 B Robust Porter 3 Fagan Michael Kansas City Bier Meisters 1
15 A Weizen/Weissbier 1 Briscoe Nathan Kansas City Bier Meisters 3
19 C American Barleywine 1 Briscoe Nathan Kansas City Bier Meisters 3
  Kansas City Bier Meisters Total 13
6 C Kolsch 3 Starsiak Andrew MASH HOLES 1
  MASH HOLES Total 1
12 B Robust Porter 1 Dixon Dave Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 3
13 A Dry Stout 3 Dixon Dave Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 1
19 B English Barleywine 2 Dixon Dave Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 2
21 A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 1 Dixon Josanna Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild 3
  Northern Kentucky Homebrewers Guild Total 9
23 A Specialty Beer 3 Crane David QUAFF 1
  QUAFF Total 1
2 A German Pilsner (Pils) 5 Harper Ross Red Earth Brewers 2
18 E Belgian Dark Strong Ale 2 Harzheim III Joseph Red Earth Brewers 2
21 A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 2 Jones Brandon Red Earth Brewers 2
  Red Earth Brewers Total 6
9 C Scottish Export 80/- 1 Grubb Stacey River Valley Ale Raisers 3
17 B Flanders Red Ale 2 Grubb Stacey River Valley Ale Raisers 2
  River Valley Ale Raisers Total 5
19 B English Barleywine 3 Schaar Scot River's Edge Fermentation Society 1
24 B Semi-Sweet Mead 2 Schaar Scot River's Edge Fermentation Society 2
25 B Pyment 3 Schaar Scot River's Edge Fermentation Society 1
  River's Edge Fermentation Society Total 4
16 E Belgian Specialty Ale 3 Rowley John Sangre de Cristo Craft Brewers 1
  Sangre de Cristo Craft Brewers Total 1
13 B Sweet Stout 1 Laidlaw Andrew St. Louis Brews 3
25 A Cyser 2 Laidlaw Andrew St. Louis Brews 2
26 C Open Category Mead 2 Laidlaw Andrew St. Louis Brews 2
18 C Belgian Tripel 1 Staum Christian St. Louis Brews 3
  St. Louis Brews Total 10
3 B Oktoberfest/Marzen 1 Peed John Tennessee Valley Homebrewers 3
11 C Northern English Brown Ale 1 Edidin Joe Tennessee Valley Homebrewers 3
  Tennessee Valley Homebrewers Total 6
2 B Bohemian Pilsener 1 Bradley Keith Texas Carboys 3
8 C Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) 1 Bradley Keith Texas Carboys 3
14 C Imperial IPA 2 Bradley Keith Texas Carboys 2
14 C Imperial IPA 3 Bradley Keith Texas Carboys 1
  Texas Carboys Total 9
16 C Saison 1 Marino Michael The Brewing Network 3
  The Brewing Network Total 3
3 A Vienna Lager 3 Wilcox Michael Wichita Homebrewers Organization 1
11 C Northern English Brown Ale 2 Wilcox Michael Wichita Homebrewers Organization 2
  Wichita Homebrewers Organization Total 3
4 A Dark American Lager 3 Johnson David Yeastie Boys 1
7 B California Common Beer 1 Johnson David Yeastie Boys 3
  Yeastie Boys Total 4

 

Okie Cup Winner for 2014

Pete Polczynski

Awarded to the Oklahoma brewer who received the most points for medals.
(3 points for every Gold, 2 points for every Silver, 1 point for every Bronze. In case of a tie the person with the most golds is the winner.)

Name Category Sub-Category Style Place State/Province Score
Chris Bryant 23 A Specialty Beer 2 OK 2
Chris Bryant Total   2
Mac Butcher 1 E Dortmunder Export 2 OK 2
Mac Butcher 2 A German Pilsner (Pils) 3 OK 1
Mac Butcher 22 C Wood-Aged Beer 1 OK 3
Mac Butcher Total   6
Zach French 17 D Straight (Unblended) Lambic 1 ok 3
Zach French Total   3
Paul Hargrove 20 A Fruit Beer 1 OK 3
Paul Hargrove Total   3
Joseph Harzheim III 18 E Belgian Dark Strong Ale 2 OK 2
Joseph Harzheim III Total   2
David Johnson 4 A Dark American Lager 3 OK 1
David Johnson 7 B California Common Beer 1 OK 3
David Johnson Total   4
Brandon Jones 21 A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 2 OK 2
Brandon Jones Total   2
Desiree Knott 11 A Mild 3 OK 1
Desiree Knott Total   1
Richard Major 1 D Munich Helles 3 OK 1
Richard Major Total   1
Tracy Mann 24 C Sweet Mead 1 OK 3
Tracy Mann 26 A Metheglin 3 OK 1
Tracy Mann Total   4
Peter Polczynski 23 A Specialty Beer 1 OK 3
Peter Polczynski 25 C Other Fruit Melomel 1 OK 3
Peter Polczynski Total   6
David Salmon 2 A German Pilsner (Pils) 2 Ok 2
David Salmon 24 A Dry Mead 3 Ok 1
David Salmon Total   3
Shawn Scott 1 A Lite American Lager 1 OK 3
Shawn Scott 4 C Schwarzbier 2 OK 2
Shawn Scott 17 B Flanders Red Ale 3 OK 1
Shawn Scott Total   6