State Fair Homebrew Winners Announced
Ohio Ag Connection - 08/06/2018
The Ohio State Fair Homebrew Competition celebrated its 23rd year with 539 judged entries from 153 entrants in the divisions of beer, meads and ciders from Ohio homebrewers and homebrewers from neighboring states who are active members of Ohio homebrew clubs.The many experienced and highly qualified judges evaluated each entry based upon five different criteria including aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel and overall impression.
Craig Davis from Columbus, Ohio, took home the best of show award with his Czech premium pale lager titled "I Ain't No BMC" in the Czech lager category.
Edward Mack with co-brewer Eric Mack of Akron, Ohio, received runner-up best of show with his alternative sugar beer titled "Maple Red Ale" in the alternative fermentables beer category.
Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each of 37 different flights, with the fourth receiving a ribbon.
A complete list of competition results is available at https://bit.ly/2JIbeZW.