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There were 614 entries judged and 235 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners 

BOS - Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Campbell Cocoa Slammers Chocolate Turtle 12B: Robust Porter
2nd Bruce Sanchez Cherry Grand Cru 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale High Plains Draughters
3rd Tom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Double Fang 14C: Imperial IPA Prairie Homebrewing Companions
4th Scott Fertak Foxxy III 10C: American Brown Ale Houston Foamrangers

BOS - Cider

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Wilcox Uncommon Cider 27A: Common Cider Wichita Homebrewers Organization

BOS - Mead

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Karen Schaar Flower Power 24B: Semi-Sweet Mead MUGZ
3rd Scot Schaar A Common Disaster 26C: Open Category Mead
3rd Andrew Laidlaw Batch M14-SP 25A: Cyser St. Louis Brews

Overall Winners

Winning Entries 

Table 1: Light Lagers (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Johnson Peckerwood #2 1A: Lite American Lager Yeastie Boys
2nd Tim Thomssen Hayseed Helles 1D: Munich Helles Lincoln Lagers!
3rd Jim Andrews Keiths American Lager 1B: Standard American Lager Beer Mafia!

Table 2: Pilsners (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Johnson American Pils #1 2C: Classic American Pilsner Yeastie Boys
2nd Laurel Canan Laurelstein Lincoln Lager 2B: Bohemian Pilsener
3rd Michael Marino German Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils) WIZARDS

Table 3: European Amber Lagers (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Motley Oface Ofest 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild
2nd Brad Eaton Vienna Lager 3A: Vienna Lager FOAM
3rd Keith Bradley
Co-Brewer: Pam Bradley
Pam’s Vienna 3A: Vienna Lager Austin Zealots

Table 4: Dark Lagers & Bocks (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Keith Wright The Schwarzenator 4C: Schwarzbier Beer Mafia!
2nd Jacob Schnabel Emancipator 5C: Doppelbock Brew Your Own Beer (BYOB)
3rd Marshall McQueen The Dirty Doppel 5C: Doppelbock
HM Cody Gray Grau Doppelbock 5C: Doppelbock

Table 5: Light Hybrid Beers (30 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Marino Cimmerian Blonde 6B: Blonde Ale WIZARDS
2nd Jaff & James Gang Double D’s Cream 6A: Cream Ale Beermafia!
3rd David Johnson Kolsch - 1 6C: Kolsch Yeastie Boys

Table 6: Amber Hybrid Beers (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Fertak All 2 Common 7B: California Common Beer Houston Foamrangers
2nd Tim Thomssen Parallel Universe 7A: Northern German Altbier Lincoln Lagers!
3rd Mac Butcher W-Alt-Er White 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)

Table 7: English Pale Ales (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mac Butcher Butcher’s Bester Bitter 8B: Special/Best/Premium Bitter Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)
2nd David Johnson UK Pale Ale 118-2 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter Yeastie Boys
3rd Desiree Knott Pippin’s ESB 8C: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers

Table 8: Scottish and Irish Ales (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Richard Graham Ile Of Skye Strong Ale 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Knights of the Brown Bottle
2nd Ken Morris Robert The Bruce Wee Heavy 9E: Strong Scotch Ale Red Earth Brewers
3rd Robert Wiegers Red Headed German 9D: Irish Red Ale Wichita Homebrewers Organization
HM David Johnson Scotish 70 - WLP028 9B: Scottish Heavy 70/- Yeastie Boys

Table 9: American Ales (35 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Fertak Foxxy III 10C: American Brown Ale Houston Foamrangers
2nd Jeffrey Jantz Gordo’s Pale Amarillo Ale 10A: American Pale Ale Dukes of Ale
3rd Michael Rogers Big Catch 10A: American Pale Ale Wichita Homebrewers Organization

Table 10: English Brown Ales (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ben Dickey No Nuts Brown 11B: Southern English Brown Ale Red Earth Brewers
2nd Tim Thomssen Mild Obsession 11A: Mild Lincoln Lagers!
3rd Matthew Berkey Shutdown Brown 11C: Northern English Brown Ale Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 11: Porters (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mark Campbell Cocoa Slammers Chocolate Turtle 12B: Robust Porter
2nd William Jones London Porter 12B: Robust Porter Yeastie Boys
3rd Michael Wilcox Still Better Than Stino’s 12B: Robust Porter Wichita Homebrewers Organization

Table 12: Stouts (A,B,C) (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Jones Quaker Mafia 13C: Oatmeal Stout Yeastie Boys
2nd Laurel Canan Laurelstein Dark Ages. Stout 13B: Sweet Stout
3rd Paul Harper Vanilla Stout 13A: Dry Stout

Table 13: Stouts (D,E,F) (32 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mac Butcher Foriegn-Occasion 13D: Foreign Extra Stout Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)
2nd Tim Thomssen Event Horizon Russian Imperial Stout 13F: Imperial Stout Lincoln Lagers!
3rd Mac Butcher Big Bert 13F: Imperial Stout Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM)
HM John Peed Thunder 13D: Foreign Extra Stout Tennessee Valley Homebrewers

Table 14: India Pale Ales (46 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Double Fang 14C: Imperial IPA Prairie Homebrewing Companions
2nd Laurel Canan Laurelstein EPO IPA 14B: American IPA
3rd Tim Thomssen Recycler IPA 14B: American IPA Lincoln Lagers!

Table 15: German Wheat and Rye Beers (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Johnson Weizenbock 15C: Weizenbock Brewers of Siloam Springs
2nd Andrew Laidlaw Batch 36-BC 15A: Weizen/Weissbier St. Louis Brews
3rd Tim Minger Wildcat Creek Hefe-Wiezen 15A: Weizen/Weissbier Beer Barons

Table 16: Belgian and French Ales (34 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bruce Sanchez Cherry Grand Cru 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale High Plains Draughters
2nd John Windlow Sez Own 16C: Saison Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
3rd Joe Nielsen Sheep In Paradise 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale N/A

Table 17: Sour Ales (24 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Zahary French Lambic 17D: Straight (Unblended) Lambic Ordinem Fermento Frumenti
2nd Nathan Hopper Regulated Industry 17A: Berliner Weisse Missouri Mashers
3rd Michael Crane Rouge 17B: Flanders Red Ale Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 18: Belgian Strong Ales (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Ross Harper The Dark Monk 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Red Earth Brewers
2nd Steve Cook Good Karma Belgian Blonde 18A: Belgian Blond Ale Kansas City Bier Meisters
3rd David Vila Four Philosophers 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale BOSS (Brewers of Siloam Springs)

Table 19: Strong Ales (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st William Jones Sabotage 19C: American Barleywine Yeastie Boys
2nd Shane Kasson Selfie 19A: Old Ale Brew Bayou
3rd Zahary French Old Ale 19A: Old Ale Ordinem Fermento Frumenti

Table 20: Fruit Beers (21 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Crane Sauvignon Saison 20A: Fruit Beer Kansas City Bier Meisters
2nd Brandon Jones Apple Blonde 20A: Fruit Beer Red Earth Brewers
3rd Karen Schaar
Co-Brewer: Scot Schaar
Road Rash Raspberry Wheat 20A: Fruit Beer MUGZ

Table 21: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beers (25 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Marshall McQueen Imperial Punkin Pie Ale 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2nd Jeffrey Jantz Hot Blonde 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Dukes of Ale
3rd Tim Thomssen Smashed Out Of Your Gourd Pumpkin Ale 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Lincoln Lagers!

Table 22: Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beers (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Tim Arndt
Co-Brewer: Jeff, R, Bobby Faulk, Nic Carroll, Bill Peters, Ron Grosholz, Travis Mooreland, David Myers, Mike Stephenson, Kyle Motley, Eric Boyers, Kyle, Blair, Charles Bitter, John Darsie, Pete Starr,
Thunder Barrel Pt. 1 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild
2nd Wes Glinsmann Big Wood Porter 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Red Earth Brewers
3rd Tim Thomssen Alcoholocaust Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Lincoln Lagers!
HM Peter Polczynski Wood Eye Yellow Bread Dog Sammy 22C: Wood-Aged Beer Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers

Table 23: Specialty Beer (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Rogers Erebos 23A: Specialty Beer Wichita Homebrewers Organization
2nd Mike Vossbrink
Co-Brewer: Dave Duffield
Black IPA 23A: Specialty Beer
3rd Scot Schaar French Quarter Stout 23A: Specialty Beer

Table 24: Traditional Meads (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Karen Schaar Flower Power 24B: Semi-Sweet Mead MUGZ
2nd Scot Schaar First Recollection 24C: Sweet Mead
3rd Peter Polczynski Van Is The Man 24C: Sweet Mead Fellowship of Oklahoma Alemakers
HM Michael Wilcox What’s Up Doc? 24B: Semi-Sweet Mead Wichita Homebrewers Organization

Table 25: Melomels (Fruit Mead) (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew Laidlaw Batch M14-SP 25A: Cyser St. Louis Brews
2nd Michael Wilcox Pyment 25B: Pyment Wichita Homebrewers Organization
3rd Scot Schaar Little Dark Heart 25B: Pyment

Table 26: Other Meads (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scot Schaar A Common Disaster 26C: Open Category Mead
2nd Michael Wilcox Hibiscus Meth 26A: Metheglin Wichita Homebrewers Organization
3rd Karen Schaar Shy Chai 26A: Metheglin MUGZ

Table 27: Ciders (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Wilcox Uncommon Cider 27A: Common Cider Wichita Homebrewers Organization
2nd Michael Wilcox Peach Cider 28B: Fruit Cider Wichita Homebrewers Organization
3rd Jeff Pursley RPC Cider 28B: Fruit Cider FOAM
HM Robert Burger Maple Bourbon Cider 28D: Other Specialty Cider or Perry Underground Brewers of Connecticut

Table 29: Specialty IPA’s (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nic Dion
Co-Brewer: Chris Mach
Big Anne’s White IPA 29A: Specialty IPA’s
2nd Shawn Childress Snakechaser Farmhouse IPA 29A: Specialty IPA’s Bartlesville Area Brewing Enthusiasts
3rd Jeff Harrison Session IPA 29A: Specialty IPA’s Bozos
HM Scott Rubel Hop To The Dark Side 29A: Specialty IPA’s Brewstoria


Other Awards:

Highest Scoring Extract Beer:
Ryan Heiskell for his Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Highest Scoring All Grain Beer:
Wes Glinsmann for his Wood-Aged Beer

Best New Brewer:
Awarded to Vossbrink the highest score for a brewer brewing less than 2 years.
Mike Vossbrink for his Specialty Beer

Paper Cup
Awarded the entrant with the most entries.
This year is a tie with Andrew Laidlaw and Tim Thomssen with 22 entries.

Best Beer Name
TBA

Okie Cup
David Johnson
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)

Name Category Sub-Category Style Place Points
Mac Butcher 7 C Dusseldorf Altbier Bronze 1
Mac Butcher 8 B Special/Best/Premium Bitter Gold 3
Mac Butcher 13 D Foreign Extra Stout Gold 3
Mac Butcher 13 F Imperial Stout Bronze 1
  Mac Butcher Total 8
Shawn Childress 29 A Specialty IPA's Silver 2
Shawn Childress Total 2
Ben Dickey 11 B Southern English Brown Ale Gold 3
  Ben Dickey Total 3
Brad Eaton 3 A Vienna Lager Silver 2
  Brad Eaton Total 2
Zahary French 17 D Straight (Unblended) Lambic Gold 3
Zahary French 19 A Old Ale Bronze 1
  Zahary French Total 4
Jaff & James Gang 6 A Cream Ale Silver 2
  Jaff & James Gang Total 2
Wes Glinsmann 22 C Wood-Aged Beer Silver 2
  Wes Glinsmann Total 2
David Johnson 1 A Lite American Lager Gold 3
David Johnson 2 C Classic American Pilsner Gold 3
David Johnson 6 C Kolsch Bronze 1
David Johnson 8 A Standard/Ordinary Bitter Silver 2
  David Johnson Total 9
Brandon Jones 20 A Fruit Beer Silver 2
  Brandon Jones Total 2
William Jones 12 B Robust Porter Silver 2
William Jones 13 C Oatmeal Stout Gold 3
William Jones 19 C American Barleywine Gold 3
  William Jones Total 8
Desiree Knott 8 C Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Bronze 1
  Desiree Knott Total 1
Ken Morris 9 E Strong Scotch Ale Silver 2
  Ken Morris Total 2
Peter Polczynski 24 C Sweet Mead Bronze 1
  Peter Polczynski Total 1
Jeff Pursley 28 B Fruit Cider Bronze 1
  Jeff Pursley Total 1
Bruce Sanchez 16 E Belgian Specialty Ale Gold 3
  Bruce Sanchez Total 3
John Windlow 16 C Saison Silver 2
  John Windlow Total 2
Jim Andrews 1 B Standard American Lager Bronze 1
  Jim Andrews Total 1
Nic Dion 29 A Specialty IPA's Gold 3
  Nic Dion Total 3
Ross Harper 18 E Belgian Dark Strong Ale Gold 3
  Ross Harper Total 3
Keith Wright 4 C Schwarzbier Gold 3
  Keith Wright Total 3

The FOAM Cup
Yeastie Boys
Awarded to Homebrew Club with the most points.
3 points for first.
2 points for second.
1 point for third.

Name Category Sub-Category Style Place Points Club
Keith Bradley 3 A Vienna Lager Bronze 1 Austin Zealots
1 Austin Zealots Total
Shawn Childress 29 A Specialty IPA's Silver 2 Bartlesville Area Brewing Enthusiasts
2 Bartlesville Area Brewing Enthusiasts Total
Tim Minger 15 A Weizen/Weissbier Bronze 1 Beer Barons
1 Beer Barons Total
Jim Andrews 1 B Standard American Lager Bronze 1 Beer Mafia!
Keith Wright 4 C Schwarzbier Gold 3 Beer Mafia!
Jaff & James  Gang 6 A Cream Ale Silver 2 Beer Mafia!
6 Beer Mafia! Total
David Vila 18 E Belgian Dark Strong Ale Bronze 1 BOSS (Brewers of Siloam Springs)
1 BOSS (Brewers of Siloam Springs) Total
Jeff Harrison 29 A Specialty IPA's Bronze 1 Bozos
1 Bozos Total
Shane Kasson 19 A Old Ale Silver 2 Brew Bayou
2 Brew Bayou Total
Jacob Schnabel 5 C Doppelbock Silver 2 Brew Your Own Beer (BYOB)
2 Brew Your Own Beer (BYOB) Total
David Johnson 15 C Weizenbock Gold 3 Brewers of Siloam Springs
3 Brewers of Siloam Springs Total
Jeffrey Jantz 10 A American Pale Ale Silver 2 Dukes of Ale
Jeffrey Jantz 21 A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Silver 2 Dukes of Ale
4 Dukes of Ale Total
Mac Butcher 7 C Dusseldorf Altbier Bronze 1 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Mac Butcher 8 B Special/Best/Premium Bitter Gold 3 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Mac Butcher 13 D Foreign Extra Stout Gold 3 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Mac Butcher 13 F Imperial Stout Bronze 1 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
John Windlow 16 C Saison Silver 2 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Brad Eaton 3 A Vienna Lager Silver 2 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Desiree Knott 8 C Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Bronze 1 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Peter Polczynski 24 C Sweet Mead Bronze 1 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
Jeff Pursley 28 B Fruit Cider Bronze 1 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers
15 Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers Total
Bruce Sanchez 16 E Belgian Specialty Ale Gold 3 High Plains Draughters
3 High Plains Draughters Total
Scott Fertak 7 B California Common Beer Gold 3 Houston Foamrangers
Scott Fertak 10 C American Brown Ale Gold 3 Houston Foamrangers
6 Houston Foamrangers Total
Matthew Berkey 11 C Northern English Brown Ale Bronze 1 Kansas City Bier Meisters
Michael Crane 17 B Flanders Red Ale Bronze 1 Kansas City Bier Meisters
Steve Cook 18 A Belgian Blond Ale Silver 2 Kansas City Bier Meisters
Michael Crane 20 A Fruit Beer Gold 3 Kansas City Bier Meisters
7 Kansas City Bier Meisters Total
Richard Graham 9 E Strong Scotch Ale Gold 3 Knights of the Brown Bottle
3 Knights of the Brown Bottle Total
Tim Thomssen 1 D Munich Helles Silver 2 Lincoln Lagers!
Tim Thomssen 7 A Northern German Altbier Silver 2 Lincoln Lagers!
Tim Thomssen 11 A Mild Silver 2 Lincoln Lagers!
Tim Thomssen 13 F Imperial Stout Silver 2 Lincoln Lagers!
Tim Thomssen 14 B American IPA Bronze 1 Lincoln Lagers!
Tim Thomssen 21 A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Bronze 1 Lincoln Lagers!
Tim Thomssen 22 C Wood-Aged Beer Bronze 1 Lincoln Lagers!
11 Lincoln Lagers! Total
Nathan Hopper 17 A Berliner Weisse Silver 2 Missouri Mashers
2 Missouri Mashers Total
Karen Schaar 20 A Fruit Beer Bronze 1 MUGZ
Karen Schaar 24 B Semi-Sweet Mead Gold 3 MUGZ
Karen Schaar 26 A Metheglin Bronze 1 MUGZ
5 MUGZ Total
Zahary French 17 D Straight (Unblended) Lambic Gold 3 Ordinem Fermento Frumenti
Zahary French 19 A Old Ale Bronze 1 Ordinem Fermento Frumenti
4 Ordinem Fermento Frumenti Total
Tom Roan 14 C Imperial IPA Gold 3 Prairie Homebrewing Companions
3 Prairie Homebrewing Companions Total
Ken Morris 9 E Strong Scotch Ale Silver 2 Red Earth Brewers
Ben Dickey 11 B Southern English Brown Ale Gold 3 Red Earth Brewers
Ross Harper 18 E Belgian Dark Strong Ale Gold 3 Red Earth Brewers
Brandon Jones 20 A Fruit Beer Silver 2 Red Earth Brewers
Wes Glinsmann 22 C Wood-Aged Beer Silver 2 Red Earth Brewers
12 Red Earth Brewers Total
Kyle Motley 3 B Oktoberfest/Marzen Gold 3 Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild
Tim Arndt 22 C Wood-Aged Beer Gold 3 Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild
6 Shenandoah Valley Homebrewers Guild Total
Andrew Laidlaw 15 A Weizen/Weissbier Silver 2 St. Louis Brews
Andrew Laidlaw 25 A Cyser Gold 3 St. Louis Brews
5 St. Louis Brews Total
Robert Wiegers 9 D Irish Red Ale Bronze 1 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Rogers 10 A American Pale Ale Bronze 1 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Wilcox 12 B Robust Porter Bronze 1 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Rogers 23 A Specialty Beer Gold 3 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Wilcox 25 B Pyment Silver 2 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Wilcox 26 A Metheglin Silver 2 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Wilcox 27 A Common Cider Gold 3 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
Michael Wilcox 28 B Fruit Cider Silver 2 Wichita Homebrewers Organization
15 Wichita Homebrewers Organization Total
Michael Marino 2 A German Pilsner (Pils) Bronze 1 WIZARDS
Michael Marino 6 B Blonde Ale Gold 3 WIZARDS
4 WIZARDS Total
David Johnson 1 A Lite American Lager Gold 3 Yeastie Boys
David Johnson 2 C Classic American Pilsner Gold 3 Yeastie Boys
David Johnson 6 C Kolsch Bronze 1 Yeastie Boys
David Johnson 8 A Standard/Ordinary Bitter Silver 2 Yeastie Boys
William Jones 12 B Robust Porter Silver 2 Yeastie Boys
William Jones 13 C Oatmeal Stout Gold 3 Yeastie Boys
William Jones 19 C American Barleywine Gold 3 Yeastie Boys
17 Yeastie Boys Total

FOAM Facts

Number of Entries 614
Highest Scoring Beer 45.5
Highest Scoring Mead 45
Average Score 31
Average Gold Medal Score 40
Average Silver Medal Score 38.5
Average Bronze Medal Score 38.25
Number of Brewers 181
Average Number of Entries per Brewer 4
Number of Homebrew Clubs 64
Number of States 38