Deer River BBQ and Brew Fest Huge Success

Deer River Bar-b-que and Brew Fest 2014

The Home brew contest and sampling was a huge success. The Boreal Brewers Homebrew Club were proud to be part of the event.

There were 53 beers entered for the competition (a new record), 16 brewers providing samples to the public (another record) at least 170 gallons of wonderful, hand crafted beer available for tasting (yet another record).

The winners of the beer judging competition are…

Best of Show: Barrel Aged Sour – Levi & Caleb Loesch.

1st – Double Eagle Doppelbock; Jordan Osse & Steve Olds
2nd – Wheelbender Hell; Tom Urbanski
3rd – Riverside Cream Ale; Randy Clay

1st – Two Rivers IPA; Andy Berry
2nd – Citra War Pony IPA; Bob Parsons
3rd – Ferocious IPA; David Owens

1st – Imperial Stout; Chad Haatvedt
2nd – Sasparella Stout; Jordan Osse & Steve Olds
3rd – Blackout Stout; Jordan Osse & Steve Olds

Brewer’s Choice:
1st – Barrel Aged Sour; Levi & Caleb Loesch
2nd – Wild Rice Ale; Joseph Procopio
3rd – Apricot Wheat; Randy Clay

Here are some photos from the event.  More details coming soon.

Here is a link to some photos from the Deer River Newspaper, The Western Itasca Review.

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