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Thanks to all who participated in the The Sower's Cup.

There were 240 entries judged and 84 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJustin CadwellEspressyo-Self30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerHomebrewers Local 402
2ndJohn JacovettyChasin Rabbits21B7: New England IPA
3rdKC McKinneySweet Stout16A: Sweet StoutIowa Brewers Union

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Beer (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stAmey PatwardhanGold Chain5B: KolschLincoln Lagers
2ndKellan StecK├Âlsch5B: KolschRailroaders Brew Club
3rdJustin GerharterBeer 11C: Cream AleHomebrewers Local 402

Table 2: Pale Lagers (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRandy Daniels
Co-Brewer: KC McKinney
Sugar Magnolia5D: German PilsIowa Brewers Union
2ndFritz SchanzStearman's Munich Helles4A: Munich HellesNorth Texas Homebrewers Association
3rdFritz SchanzStearman's German Pils5D: German PilsNorth Texas Homebrewers Association

Table 3: Amber Lagers (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRandy DanielsLong Strange Trip6B: RauchbierIowa Brewers Union
2ndChris Proulx402 Modelo2B: International Amber LagerHomebrewers Local 402
3rdJamye Naramore
Co-Brewer: Cody Naramore
Buelkebier6C: Dunkels BockKansas City Bier Meisters
HMRandy Daniels
Co-Brewer: KC McKinney
Okay To Beer Fest6A: MarzenIowa Brewers Union

Table 4: Dark Lagers (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stFritz SchanzStearman's International Dark Lager2C: International Dark LagerNorth Texas Homebrewers Association
2ndRobert LystEisbock9B: EisbockIowa Brewers Union
3rdKevin OlsonDark Helmet8B: SchwarzbierZZHops Homebrewing Club

Table 5: Wheat Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stDrew TempletonWelsh Corgi Weiss10A: WeissbierIowa Brewers Union
2ndEdward O`NeillDunk In Wise Guy10B: Dunkels WeissbierSt. Louis Brews
3rdJamye Naramore
Co-Brewer: Cody Naramore
Stay Gold Ponyboy22D: WheatwineKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 6: Commonwealth Pale, Amber and Brown Beer (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stFritz SchanzStearman's British Brown Ale13B: English Brown AleNorth Texas Homebrewers Association
2ndKC McKinney
Co-Brewer: Randy Daniels
Irish Red15A: Irish Red AleIowa Brewers Union
3rdRandy DanielsShoe Is On The Hand It Fits13A: Dark MildIowa Brewers Union

Table 7: Stouts and Porters (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stKC McKinneySweet Stout16A: Sweet StoutIowa Brewers Union
2ndEric MartinBaltic9C: Baltic PorterKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdJamye Naramore
Co-Brewer: Cody Naramore
Every Little Bit Counts16C: Tropical StoutKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 8: Strong British Ale (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stKim Theesen
Co-Brewer: Mark Beatty
Emma's Twin17B: Old Ale
2ndEric MartinDoldrums17B: Old AleKansas City Bier Meisters
3rdJason McLaughlinBig Enough To Choke A Donkey17C: Wee HeavyLincoln Lagers

Table 9: American Pale, Amber and Brown Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stFritz SchanzStearman's American Brown Ale19C: American Brown AleNorth Texas Homebrewers Association
2ndJay BrantleySignature Series18A: Blonde AlePC Mashers
3rdEdward O`NeillAmber Waves of Grain19A: American Amber AleSt. Louis Brews

Table 10: IPA (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJohn JacovettyChasin Rabbits21B7: New England IPA
2ndNicholas Wilkening
Co-Brewer: Meghan Knutson
Smells Like Awesome - Volume 321B7: New England IPA Iowa Brewers Union
3rdAdam ThimmeschWest Shoe IPA21A: American IPALincoln Lagers

Table 11: Wild and Sour Ale (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stKevin OlsonCabercurasour28C: Wild Specialty Beer ZZHops Homebrewing Club
2ndEric MartinMeerts28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Kansas City Bier Meisters
3rdDrew TempletonRed Hair Everywhere23B: Flanders Red AleIowa Brewers Union

Table 12: Belgian Ale (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stMike & Stephanie ButlerBelgian Gold (Or Hopefully At Least Bronze?!)25C: Belgian Golden Strong AleKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndKen SchultzAngry Dragon 24A: Witbier
3rdGary BlackJchb Saison 25B: Saison Jefferson County Home Brewers (JCHB)

Table 13: Trappist Ale (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stMike & Stephanie ButlerThe Strong Dark Belgian26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndGary Black
Co-Brewer: David DeWolf
Deplorable Monks26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleJefferson County Home Brewers (JCHB)
3rdJamye Naramore
Co-Brewer: Cody Naramore
Not As Good As I Once Was26D: Belgian Dark Strong AleKansas City Bier Meisters

Table 14: Historical and Smoked Beer (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stFritz SchanzStearman's Lichtenhainer27A3: LichtenhainerNorth Texas Homebrewers Association
2ndEric BarronGose 27A1: Gose
3rdKevin OlsonCommon Cents27A6: Kentucky CommonZZHops Homebrewing Club

Table 15: Fruit & Spiced Beer (21 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJustin CadwellEspressyo-Self30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Homebrewers Local 402
2ndTony SchubertI Was Thinking About It29A: Fruit Beer Iowa Brewers Union
3rdJason McLaughlin
Co-Brewer: Quincy Wiens
Sorry, Out of Crackers30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Lincoln Lagers

Table 16: Wood Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stRobert LystMixed Fermentation (solera) 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Iowa Brewers Union
2ndEric BarronWhiskey Barrel Rye33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdChris ProulxRoll Out the Barrel33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Homebrewers Local 402

Table 17: Specialty Beer (6 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stJason McLaughlin
Co-Brewer: Quincy Wiens
Samoa This-Ish34A: Clone Beer Lincoln Lagers
2ndPatrick McCabeAustralian Sparkling Ale34A: Clone Beer Lincoln Lagers
3rdGary BlackRed Saison Hybrid 34C: Experimental Beer Jefferson County Home Brewers (JCHB)

Table 18: Cider (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stBrett WalburnDublin Dry Irish CiderC1B: English CiderLincoln Lagers
2ndAmey PatwardhanApple CandyC1A: New World CiderLincoln Lagers
3rdJamye Naramore
Co-Brewer: Cody Naramore
Fluffy BunnyC2E: Cider with Herbs/Spices Kansas City Bier Meisters

Table 19: Mead (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyleClub
1stShane Kammerer
Co-Brewer: Susan Kammerer
Mississippi SunflowerM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadKansas City Bier Meisters
2ndAndrew KjosVanilla Cinnamon MeadM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead Iowa Brewers Union
3rdKevin WagnerThe Bee Was Angry That Day My FriendsM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead Kansas City Bier Meisters