Thanks to all who participated in the BUZZ OFF 2021.

There were 136 entries judged and 100 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stThomas Pierce
Co-Brewer: Dean Pierce
Tommy No Haze 21A: American IPA

Winning Entries

Table 1: Little of This, Little of That Light Beers (6 entries)

1stThomas Pierce
Co-Brewer: Dean Pierce
Tommy Light 1A: American Light Lager
2ndMarc Hollman
Co-Brewer: Chris Contrevo, Derek Gieschen
Crème Brewlée1C: Cream Ale
3rdChristopher SpeeceCzech Please...Nevermind3D: Czech Dark Lager

Table 2: Malty Euro Lagers (7 entries)

1stPatrick LaulettaSingle Malt Bock6C: Dunkels Bock
2ndDean PierceIce House Hill Helles4A: Munich Helles
3rdDerek BosworthMeeko's Malty Made In March Beer6A: Marzen

Table 3: Pale Bitter Euro Beers (11 entries)

1stChris ClairKeller Kolsch5B: Kolsch
2ndMike UlteeMike’s Kolsch5B: Kolsch
3rdJustin BradleyPittsburgh Pete's Pilsner5D: German Pils

Table 4: Amber/Dark Bitter Euro Beer (7 entries)

1stEric Fletcher
Co-Brewer: Keith Fletcher
Munich Dunkel8A: Munich Dunkel
2ndMatt KingSalute Your Schwarz8B: Schwarzbier
3rdChris ClairVienna Waits For You7A: Vienna Lager

Table 5: British/Irish Ales (6 entries)

1stWill CassThe Blarney15A: Irish Red Ale
2ndBrian PylantTwo Owls And A Hen, Four Larks And A Wren15A: Irish Red Ale
3rdDean PierceGolden Trolley 12A: English Golden Ale

Table 6: British Browns and Stouts (6 entries)

1stKiel FisherRom Baro Milk Stout16A: Sweet Stout
2ndJeff WrightStrawberry Milk Stout16A: Sweet Stout
3rdWilliam WibleOld Brown Shoe13B: English Brown Ale

Table 7: 'Merica Light and Amber Beer (9 entries)

1stMatt KlanicaBlonde Ale18A: Blonde Ale
2ndDonald EvansLady In Red19A: American Amber Ale
3rdMike UlteeMike’s Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale

Table 8: 'Merica Dark Beer (8 entries)

1stChris Noll
Co-Brewer: Mike Pantalone
Thicc Tenderpants20C: Imperial Stout
2ndChris ClairHoliday Imperial Stout (2019)20C: Imperial Stout
3rdPatrick LaulettaHoney Porter20A: American Porter

Table 9: 'Merica IPA & Double (10 entries)

1stThomas Pierce
Co-Brewer: Dean Pierce
Tommy No Haze 21A: American IPA
2ndBob PaesDouble Pale Ale21A: American IPA
3rdJames Sabzali
Co-Brewer: Jim Sabzali
Big Tasty21A: American IPA

Table 10: Oxymoron & Hazy IPAs (8 entries)

1stPaul Ward
Co-Brewer: Vic Orlando Jr
Once You Go21B2: Black IPA
2ndJack RobbinsBlue Wave Red IPA21B3: Brown IPA
3rdBob PaesBlack IPA21B2: Black IPA

Table 11: Big Honkin' and Wood (7 entries)

1stJordan WilliamsBba Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
2ndMichael Humes
Co-Brewer: Michelle Humes
Barrel Project33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdPaul Ward
Co-Brewer: Vic Orlando Jr
Coffee, Vanilla Imperial Stout33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 12: Yeastie Boys (8 entries)

1stJohn MacElroyBuzz Off Saison25B: Saison
2ndPatrick Lauletta
Co-Brewer: Steve Funk
Lead Singer Saison25B: Saison
3rdJustin BradleyLe Bennett Saison25B: Saison

Table 13: It's a Trap(pist)! Light (6 entries)

1stDonald EvansFeliz Naviblonde24B: Belgian Pale Ale
2ndDaniel CooperRealosophy Trappist Single26A: Trappist Single
3rdTony DemarkLonely Monk26A: Trappist Single

Table 14: It's a Trap(pist)! Dark (7 entries)

1stGabriel MahonGabe’s Quad26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
2ndGabriel MahonGabe’s Dubble26B: Belgian Dubbel
3rdBrent Mattingly
Co-Brewer: Paul Ward
Ezekiel 25:1726D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 15: History and Science Beers (6 entries)

1stJack RobbinsMinority Mitch27A6: Kentucky Common
2ndJim SchmalbachKottbusser27A: Historical Beer
3rdJim Daugherty
Co-Brewer: Alicia Daugherty
Rye'd Or Die Porter31A: Alternative Grain Beer
HMWill CassAmerican Nobility27A7: Pre-Prohibition Lager

Table 16: Sour Power (7 entries)

1stKeith HartwigLitha28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
2ndAdam CarterFunky Lavender Saison28C: Wild Specialty Beer
3rdKeith HartwigSolar Corona23A: Berliner Weisse

Table 17: Rutti Tutti Fresh and Fruity (9 entries)

1stMatt KingCatharina Sour29C: Speciality Fruit Beer
2ndMichael Humes
Co-Brewer: Michelle Humes
Brett Not Brett 29A: Fruit Beer
3rdAlex HowellAll The Hops IPA II29A: Fruit Beer

Table 18: Spicy! (8 entries)

1stMike UlteeMike’s Fireside Porter30C: Winter Seasonal Beer
2ndPaul Ward
Co-Brewer: Vic Orlando Jr
Rocky Road Stout30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdDave ClarkeDevil's Nettle30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer