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Thanks to all who participated in the War of the Worts 2020.

There were 553 entries judged and 241 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stWill CassSolstice20B: American Stout
2ndJames RoebuckTripel Dog Dare26C: Belgian TripelGLUB Club
3rdJoe HandleyDying of the Light24A: WitbierKeystone Hops
HMFrank Markley
Co-Brewer: Rob Banks
Dopplebock9A: DoppelbockKeystone Hops

Cider Pro-Am w/ Stone & Key

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Russ CzajkaHop CiderC2F: Specialty Cider/PerryGLUB

Beer Pro-Am w/ Iron Hill North Wales

BrewerEntry NameStyleClub
Erik Curtis
Co-Brewer: Katie Legenski
Pils Kellerbier7C: KellerbierKeystone Hops

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lager (31 entries)

1stChaya Stephens
Co-Brewer: Bruce Stephens, Kim & Eric Dost
Crack-Erz3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerKeystone Hops
2ndJack LowneyPuzzle Piece Pils5D: German PilsBand of Media Brewers (The B.O.M.B.)
3rdJustin Lacombe
Co-Brewer: John Lacombe
Der Fluss4C: Helles BockRiverSide HomeBrew Society[PA]

Table 2: Amber Lager (17 entries)

1stErik Curtis
Co-Brewer: Katie Legenski
Pils Kellerbier7C: Kellerbier Keystone Hops
2ndMatthew Proch
Co-Brewer: Jeffrey Robeano
Rauch, My Balls6B: Rauchbier
3rdJason ZambriczkiOktoberfest6A: MarzenDelco Wooder Works

Table 3: Dark Lager (16 entries)

1stFrank Markley
Co-Brewer: Rob Banks
Dopplebock9A: Doppelbock Keystone Hops
2ndJames Ryan
Co-Brewer: Adam Webb
May the Schwarzbier With You8B: SchwarzbierKeystone Hops
3rdMike Vandervoort Canadian Lite Lager 9A: Doppelbock First On Scene

Table 4: Wheat/Hybrid Beer (23 entries)

1stMike Vandervoort Weize Guy Bock 10C: Weizenbock First On Scene
2ndGary Reed IIBad Blonde Jokes18A: Blonde Ale
3rdBrian SmithBallroom Dancer10A: WeissbierBruclear Homebrew Club

Table 5: Pale British Ale (14 entries)

1stJoel PiazzaEvies Esb11C: Strong BitterMain Line Brewers Association
2ndDan FeltimoLove Child Of The Queen11A: Ordinary BitterLehigh Valley Home Brewers
3rdJohn LitakBoxes Of Pepe12A: English Golden AleLehigh Valley Home Brewers

Table 6: Dark British Ale (14 entries)

1stTodd HouserDowntown Brown Ale13B: English Brown AleLehigh Valley Home Brewers
2ndMatthew ConwayLallybroch Mild13A: Dark Mild
3rdJohn YeomansBrown13B: English Brown AleALEiens Homebrew Club

Table 7: Scottish/Irish Ale (16 entries)

1stDonald EvansDark Knight15C: Irish Extra StoutMalter Ego Homebrew Club
2ndMark WitzelQueen of Inverness14C: Scottish ExportBruclear Homebrew Club
3rdJack RobbinsThere Is A Piper Down14C: Scottish ExportKeystone Hops

Table 8: American Ale (31 entries)

1stMichael PetragnaniElk Drool19C: American Brown Ale
2ndDoug KlumppWho's Counting19A: American Amber AleALEiens Homebrew Club
3rdJeremy CusatisThe Pale Approach18B: American Pale Ale

Table 9: Porter (23 entries)

1stSean MellodyInsert Beer Name Here9C: Baltic PorterBand of Media Brewers (The B.O.M.B.)
2ndNed Gardner Gwb - George Washington’s Beer27A8: Pre-Prohibition PorterMorris Area Society of Homebrewers
3rdJames GreggPorter 13C: English PorterDelco Wooder Works

Table 10: Stout (31 entries)

1stWill CassSolstice20B: American Stout
2ndStephen Myers
Co-Brewer: Tim Siple, Nick Perry
Mamba20C: Imperial Stout
3rdJustin Lacombe
Co-Brewer: John Lacombe
Churchill16A: Sweet StoutRiverSide HomeBrew Society[PA]

Table 11: IPA (34 entries)

1stTom OwensDon't Hate Me Cause I'm Hazy21B: Specialty IPA BIER-Brewers In the Endicott Region
2ndMatthew ConwayOcean Gate East End IPA21A: American IPA
3rdJoe KalinoskyBunker Hill Brown21B3: Brown IPA Lehigh Valley Home Brewers

Table 12: New England IPA (29 entries)

1stMatt KingRomancing The Hop21B7: New England IPA Keystone Hops
2ndJack LowneyBusiness In the Front Party In the Back21B7: New England IPA Band of Media Brewers (The B.O.M.B.)
3rdJose BatistaConcealed (neipa)21B7: New England IPA

Table 13: European Sour Ale (20 entries)

1stMark WitzelUptown Funk23F: Fruit Lambic Bruclear Homebrew Club
2ndAntonio RomanoFast and Furious PRX4: Catharina Sour Morris Area Society of Homebrewers
3rdChaz SmithAmlam23D: LambicLauter Day Brewers

Table 14: Wild Ale (23 entries)

1stChaya Stephens
Co-Brewer: Bruce Stephens
Ruby Red Sipper28C: Wild Specialty Beer Keystone Hops
2ndMichael HermanLychee In The Wild28C: Wild Specialty Beer Main Line Brewers Association
3rdBrandon SpiveyMargarita Gose28C: Wild Specialty Beer First State Brewers

Table 15: Belgian Ale (11 entries)

1stJoe HandleyDying of the Light24A: WitbierKeystone Hops
2ndRebecca Glenn-Dinwoodie
Co-Brewer: Douglas Dinwoodie
En Garde24C: Biere de Garde Keystone Hops
3rdDoug KlumppWhiz Wit24A: WitbierALEiens Homebrew Club

Table 16: Strong Belgian Ale (22 entries)

1stAaron Winthrop
Co-Brewer: Matt Davis
Spiced Saison25B: Saison RiverSide HomeBrew Society[PA]
2ndJames GreggBelgian Strong Ale25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleDelco Wooder Works
3rdGlenn Locke
Co-Brewer: Stephen Brescia
Maryann25A: Belgian Blond AleALEiens Homebrew Club

Table 17: Trappist Ale (32 entries)

1stJames RoebuckTripel Dog Dare26C: Belgian TripelGLUB Club
2ndCynthia SerdikoffBelgian Dubbel26B: Belgian DubbelStoney Creek Homebrewers
3rdBrandon ShaughnessyDark Strong26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleMorris Area Society of Homebrewers

Table 18: Strong Ale (26 entries)

1stBrandon Spivey
Co-Brewer: Kevin McMullin, Bob Dreibelbis, Rob Drummond, Eric Loveless, Marty Drinan, Steven Wise, Scott Warren, Patrick
Cry Baby17B: Old AleFirst State Brewers
2ndJustin StaufferEnglish Barleywine17D: English BarleywineAll Things Fermented
3rdJason ZambriczkiWest IPA22A: Double IPADelco Wooder Works

Table 19: Fruit Beer (25 entries)

1stAdam BerryBandwagon Berliner- Apricot 29A: Fruit Beer James River Homebrewers
2ndMichael HermanViolet Beau29C: Speciality Fruit Beer Main Line Brewers Association
3rdMichael Humes
Co-Brewer: Michelle Humes
Sip of Summer29A: Fruit Beer Band of Media Brewers (The B.O.M.B.)

Table 20: Spice/Herb/Vegetable (34 entries)

1stMark WitzelGingersnap Brown Ale30C: Winter Seasonal Beer Bruclear Homebrew Club
2ndErik Curtis
Co-Brewer: Katie Legenski
Sweet Potato Ale30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Keystone Hops
3rdChaz SmithTo Beet Or Not To Beet30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Lauter Day Brewers

Table 21: Smoke/Wood Aged (23 entries)

1stRon WolfgangBlack Wulf33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Wyoming Valley Homebrewers Club
2ndTim CaumSmoked Beer32A: Classic Style Smoked Beer Keystone Hops
3rdJack Robbins
Co-Brewer: Tim Kepner & Keystone Hops
Wee Barrel33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Keystone Hops

Table 22: Other Specialty (26 entries)

1stScott SmithTotal Cluster Fu-Ggetaboutit 31A: Alternative Grain Beer Lehigh Valley Home Brewers
2ndMichael GrippiSierra Nevada Celebration Ale Clone34A: Clone Beer ALEiens Homebrew Club
3rdDavid LiebermanGratzer Expectations27A2: Piwo Grodziskie

Table 23: Cider (20 entries)

1stEdward WalkowskiBaxter's PerryC1D: New World PerryScranton Brewers Guild
2ndAaron MasserIce CiderC2D: Ice Cider
3rdAaron MasserSweet CiderC1A: New World Cider

Table 24: Mead (12 entries)

1stFrancis Hiller
Co-Brewer: Francis Hiller Jr
BeanieM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadBarley Legal Homebrewers [NJ]
2ndChad MitchellSweet Chamoline M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
3rdRebecca Glenn-Dinwoodie
Co-Brewer: Douglas Dinwoodie
Queen of CupsM4C: Experimental Mead Keystone Hops