Thanks to all who participated in the FOAM Cup 2018.

There were 463 entries judged and 298 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stJeff LandersThe Anti Neipa- Cause Haze Kills5A: German Leichtbier
2ndMatthew Berkey
Co-Brewer: Matthew Jones
Forty Eighters' Weissbier10A: Weissbier
3rdTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Red Ninja34C: Experimental Beer

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stBurt RenardBlind DateM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead

Winning Entries

Table 1: Standard American and Czech Lager (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDavid Thompson11C: Cream Ale
2ndDavid JohnsonCream Ale 3-181C: Cream Ale
3rdJeff MuseFizzy Yellow Beer1C: Cream Ale

Table 2: International Lager (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stLuke HadsallSexy Privet2B: International Amber Lager
2ndMac ButcherIpl Or Pil(S)?2A: International Pale Lager

Table 4: Pale Malty European Lager and Beer (22 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeff LandersThe Anti Neipa- Cause Haze Kills5A: German Leichtbier
2ndDavid ByerBohemian Helles4A: Munich Helles
3rdTrey LovelaceFestbier4B: Festbier
HMPeter PolczynskiKidney Flusher5C: German Exportbier

Table 6: Amber Malty European Lager (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAlex Long
Co-Brewer: Jake Hand
Dunkes Bock6C: Dunkels Bock
2ndDanzey Nickel Nickelfest6A: Marzen
3rdTrey LovelaceDunkels Bock6C: Dunkels Bock
HMChad MedfordOktoberfest6A: Marzen

Table 7: Amber Bitter European Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRich CarrollA Night In Vienna7A: Vienna Lager
2ndBen SookyingAltered Happiness7B: Altbier
3rdKendall Carpenter
Co-Brewer: Grant Carpenter And Valerie Grogan (not Kendall Carpenter)
Altbier7B: Altbier

Table 8: Dark European Lager (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMac ButcherArnie Schwarzenlager8B: Schwarzbier
2ndDarren VaughnMunchen Dunkel V1.18A: Munich Dunkel
3rdJeff PursleyDunkel8A: Munich Dunkel

Table 9: Strong European Beer (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike EmrickGeri's Baltic Porter9C: Baltic Porter
2ndMac ButcherDoppel Trouble9A: Doppelbock
3rdEd MooreMiss Kitty Baltic Porter9C: Baltic Porter

Table 10: German Wheat Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMatthew Berkey
Co-Brewer: Matthew Jones
Forty Eighters' Weissbier10A: Weissbier
2ndTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Baked Goods10C: Weizenbock
3rdJay HighfillAlexanderwhol the Weiz10C: Weizenbock

Table 11: British Bitter and Pale Commonwealth (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJohn MintmireEsb-311C: Strong Bitter
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's Australian Sparkling Ale12B: Australian Sparkling Ale
3rdGary ElliottChevallier Esb11C: Strong Bitter
HMMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
Just An Every Day Brit11A: Ordinary Bitter

Table 13: Brown British Beer (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPeter PolczynskiYellow Bread Dog Sammy13A: Dark Mild
2ndMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
London Calling13C: English Porter
3rdDavid ThompsonShoulda Been A Porter13B: English Brown Ale

Table 14: Scottish and Irish Ale (21 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stFrancisco TalleyScottish Kilt14C: Scottish Export
2ndScott KurtzGalloway's B*st*rd15B: Irish Stout
3rdMichael Florez
Co-Brewer: Rose Florez
Scottish Terrier14A: Scottish Light

Table 16: Dark British Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stDarren VaughnOatmeal Stout16B: Oatmeal Stout
2ndTaylor SealesWedding Stout16C: Tropical Stout
3rdRyan FriedlBlack Vale16D: Foreign Extra Stout

Table 17: Strong British Ale (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSean McCanneOld Ale17B: Old Ale
2ndDarren VaughnBurton Ale17A1: Burton Ale
3rdMike & Stephanie ButlerBarley Legal17D: English Barleywine

Table 18: Pale American Ale (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPhil CammaranoPeaches & Padre18B: American Pale Ale
2ndBrandon JonesWheat Err... I Mean Blonde Ale18A: Blonde Ale
3rdRich CarrollOl Wagoneer18B: American Pale Ale

Table 19: Amber and Brown American Beer (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJohn ColemanBrown Frown19C: American Brown Ale
2ndJon ShawSceaga Brown19C: American Brown Ale
3rdJeff MuseFallback19A: American Amber Ale

Table 20: American Porter and Stout (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stEric MartinEight Sixty Six20C: Imperial Stout
2ndTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Night 'pout Stout20B: American Stout
3rdJoe SparkmanImperial Stout20C: Imperial Stout

Table 21: IPA (33 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBjørn Erik Enki GjesdalStubbjørn 21B: Specialty IPA
2ndAndrew FrilingCloudy Calico21B7: New England IPA
3rdSteve SchemberCareful With That Axe , Eugene21A: American IPA

Table 22: Strong American Ale (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMatthew HerroldGood Boy Jackson22C: American Barleywine
2ndSean McCanneAmerican Strong Ale22B: American Strong Ale
3rdDyon HarperDumpster Fire22B: American Strong Ale
HMBrandon JonesOld Dog22C: American Barleywine

Table 23: European Sour (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stPeter PolczynskiAuld Sourpussy23C: Oud Bruin
2ndDoug SchmidtBrett the Beliner Ride #523A: Berliner Weisse
3rdJason ChangBarnyard Funk23B: Flanders Red Ale

Table 24: Belgian Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Pixie Dust24A: Witbier
2ndMichael CarverCumulus24A: Witbier
3rdJeff MuseSlow Witted24A: Witbier

Table 25: Strong Belgian Ale (17 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stFritz SchanzStearman's Belgian Blond Ale25A: Belgian Blond Ale
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's Belgian Golden Strong Ale25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
3rdNathan WilliamsSpring Saison25B: Saison

Table 26: Trappist Ale (23 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteve MuellerBelgian Quad26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's Belgian Tripel26C: Belgian Tripel
3rdFrancisco TalleyBelgian Quad26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 27: Historical Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike EmrickGeri's Lager27A7: Pre-Prohibition Lager
2ndGary BlackGratzer27A2: Piwo Grodziskie
3rdEric MartinGose27A1: Gose

Table 28: American Wild Ale (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stChris ProulxTriple Berry Sour28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndJason ChangFarm-To-Funk28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
3rdJeff Landers
Co-Brewer: Tom Hayosh
What Happened To My Lager?28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer

Table 29: Fruit Beer (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMike & Stephanie ButlerDubbel The Cherry29A: Fruit Beer
2ndMike BartaWatermelon Gose29A: Fruit Beer
3rdJohn ColemanRazzsherri Courter29A: Fruit Beer

Table 30: Spiced Beer (26 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stStuart MaplesImperial Christmas Stout30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
2ndMatthew McIntoshSerrano Chili Pale Ale30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdDavid HitzGinger Orange Saison Chardonnay/oak Aged30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 31: Alternative Fermentables and Specialty (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stTom Roan
Co-Brewer: Nancy Bowser
Red Ninja34C: Experimental Beer
2ndJereme Grissom
Co-Brewer: Josh Grissom
Sugar Creek Malt Showcase34B: Mixed-Style Beer
3rdMike & Stephanie ButlerRye-Zen-Bock31A: Alternative Grain Beer

Table 32: Smoked and Wood Beer (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stKen MorrisBalconies Sweet Bb Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndJoe SparkmanRye Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdTyson ShroyerThis Is Rye We Can't Have Nice Things33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 40: Cider (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBrandon JonesJust CiderC1A: New World Cider
2ndDavid JohnsonApple Pie CiderC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices
3rdBrandon JonesCider With Mixed BerriesC2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Table 41: Traditional and Spiced Mead (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBurt RenardBlind DateM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
2ndJeremy Goehring
Co-Brewer: Dustin Deisher
Jiggly Puff And StuffM1C: Sweet Mead
3rdMac Butcher
Co-Brewer: Colleen Boucher
Chile Today M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Table 42: Fruit Mead (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stMac ButcherI Like Beer! Oops, This Is A Mead...I Like MeadM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
2ndKevin WagnerMango BlastM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
3rdBurt RenardNew Fig NewtonM2E: Melomel

Table 43: Specialty Mead (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stBurt RenardRaisin' CaneM4C: Experimental Mead
2ndDaryl BeckOaked Blood Orange M4C: Experimental Mead
3rdMike & Stephanie Butler
Co-Brewer: Amanda Burkemper
Something To Braggot AboutM4A: Braggot