Thanks To All Who Participated in the Burg Fest Home Brew Competition

There were 83 entries judged and 44 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Thank you for your interest in the Burg Fest Home Brew Competition organized by Burg Fest/Jeff Franklin. Be sure to read the competition rules.

Best of Show Winners 

BOS - Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Briscoe Helles 1D: Munich Helles kc biermiesters
2nd Robert Rys Inkvine 14B: American IPA KC Nanobrews
3rd Michael Wells Where The Wild Things Are II 17B: Flanders Red Ale Missouri Mashers

BOS - Cider

No entries are eligible.

BOS - Mead

No entries are eligible.

Winning Entries 

Table 1: Light Lagers & Light Hybrids (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Briscoe Helles 1D: Munich Helles kc biermiesters
2nd Dave Hukill Miso Harney 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer Kansas City Bier Meisters
3rd Chad Pfister
Co-Brewer: John Finnane, Marshall Abney
Ole In The 93rd 15B: Dunkelweizen

Table 2: Ambers & British (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bryan Ruggles Highland Field Export 9C: Scottish Export 80/- Lehigh Valley Homebrewers
2nd Nathan Briscoe Festbier 3B: Oktoberfest/Marzen kc biermiesters
3rd Steve Cook Good Karma Alt 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 3: American Ales (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Steve Cook Good Karma Pale Ale 10A: American Pale Ale Kansas City Bier Meisters
2nd Andrew Favignano
Co-Brewer: Thomas Johnson
American Brown 10C: American Brown Ale The Brewing Network
3rd David Schumacher SchuBrew Even Flow APA 10A: American Pale Ale Missouri Mashers

Table 4: Belgian & French (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Noah Stigall The Devils Cut 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Missouri Mashers (MoM)
2nd Andrew Favignano
Co-Brewer: Thomas Johnson
Belgian-Stlye Saison 16C: Saison The Brewing Network
3rd Jeremiah Fiegl
Co-Brewer: Toby Hendrix
It’s Wabbit Saison 16C: Saison Kansas City Bier Mesisters
HM Michael Crane Picnique Belgique 16C: Saison Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 5: Sours & Fruit (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Wells Where The Wild Things Are II 17B: Flanders Red Ale Missouri Mashers
2nd Michael Crane Weisse 17A: Berliner Weisse Kansas City Bier Meisters
3rd Eric Norby Raspberry Blonde 20A: Fruit Beer

Table 6: Strong Ales (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Briscoe Triple 18C: Belgian Tripel kc biermiesters
2nd Robert Rys Snarlywine 19C: American Barleywine KC Nanobrews
3rd Steve Cook Good Karma Barley Wine 19C: American Barleywine Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 7: IPA (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Rys Inkvine 14B: American IPA KC Nanobrews
2nd Shane Lawson Noggin Splitter IPA 14B: American IPA N/A
3rd Nathan Briscoe IPA 14B: American IPA kc biermiesters

Table 8: Dark Beers (10 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Wells The Seventh Trumpet 13F: Imperial Stout Missouri Mashers
2nd Nathan Briscoe Stout 13E: American Stout kc biermiesters
3rd Phillip Sovocool
Co-Brewer: Jackie Sovocool
MOPORT 12B: Robust Porter Missouri Association of Serious Homebrewers (MASH)
HM Sam Schulenberg Schuley’s BL 4C: Schwarzbier KC Nanobrews

Table 9: Miscellaneous (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Rys Pumpkinhead 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer KC Nanobrews
2nd Eric Norby Jalapeno Blonde 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rd Steve Cook Good Karma Rauchbier 22A: Classic Rauchbier Kansas City Bier Meisters
HM Brian King King O Lantern 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer