Thanks To All Who Participated in the Brews in the Burg

There were 87 entries judged and 57 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Thank you for your interest in the Brews in the Burg organized by Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders, 11047 Pierson Dr Fredericksburg, VA 22408. Be sure to read the competition rules.

Best of Show Winners

Winning Entries

Table 1: Hybrids (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Eli Newcomb
Co-Brewer: Nathan Habel
Cal Pompano 7B: California Common Beer
2nd Andy DeVolder Oh, Weize Guy? 15A: Weizen/Weissbier
3rd John Groeger Buxom Blonde 6B: Blonde Ale FBI

Table 2: British Ales (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Brady Stache Captain’s Extra Strong Scotch Ale 9E: Strong Scotch Ale
2nd Mark Furfaro Mo Nighean Donn 9C: Scottish Export 80/- Barley Legal Homebrewers
3rd Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
Bitter #5-B 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
HM Andy DeVolder Down South Brown 11B: Southern English Brown Ale

Table 3: American Ales (8 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Scott Perry Scotts Brown Ale 10C: American Brown Ale
2nd Frank Stepanski Wood Dust 10A: American Pale Ale Stafford Brewers Club
3rd Beth Sheffield Tadcaster Expat 10C: American Brown Ale

Table 4: Fruit/Spice/Herb (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bryan Lienesch
Co-Brewer: Meg Cooksey
Cherry LimeAle 20A: Fruit Beer The Lienesch Brewing Company
2nd John Blankenship Monkey Business (Banana Bread Ale) 20A: Fruit Beer FBI
3rd John Blankenship Oat My Gawd 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer FBI

Table 5: Belgian, French and Sour (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nic Caudle Blend.1 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale talkbeer.com
2nd Seth Caddell Flanders Red 17B: Flanders Red Ale Virginia Craft Beer Society
3rd Seth Caddell Gluttony 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Virginia Craft Beer Society

Table 6: Strong Ales (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kyle Brady Stache Captain’s Barleywine 19C: American Barleywine
2nd Harry Pilgrim Weizenbock #2 15C: Weizenbock FBI
3rd Mark Sullivan Sullivan’s Curse 13F: Imperial Stout

Table 7: Lagers (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
Schwarz #5-A 4C: Schwarzbier FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
2nd Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
Bock #5-B 5B: Traditional Bock FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
3rd Harry Pilgrim Vienna #3 3A: Vienna Lager FBI

Table 8: Smoke/Wood Specialty (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Mike Eyre
Co-Brewer: N/A
Virginia Beach Wheat (Gose) 23A: Specialty Beer N/A
2nd Shaun Hennessey
Co-Brewer: Jon Potter
Rye IPA 23A: Specialty Beer Sideways Brewing Club
3rd Derek Hanlin Sideways Imperial Bourbon Stout 23A: Specialty Beer Sideways Brewing Club

Table 9: IPA & IIPA (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bryan Lienesch
Co-Brewer: Meg Cooksey
Everybody’s Doing It IPA 14B: American IPA The Lienesch Brewing Company
2nd Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
IPA #5-A 14B: American IPA FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
3rd Al Bosco Barnyard 60-Minute IPA 14B: American IPA N/A

Table 10: Porters & Stouts (6 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andy DeVolder Bison Porter 12B: Robust Porter
2nd Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
Milk Stout #1-A 13B: Sweet Stout FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
3rd Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
Robust Porter #5-B 12B: Robust Porter FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)
HM Brian Bergquist
Co-Brewer: Scott Bergquist
Brown Porter 12A: Brown Porter FBI (Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders)