Sioux Empire Fair Homebrew Contest


The Sioux Empire Fair Homebrew Contest had 33 entries judged over two days.  The preliminary round was August 11 followed by the finals on August 13.  Justin Johnson of Taylor’s Pantry (Good Spirits) organized and ran the competition.  A total of eleven judges, including me, evaluated the beers using BJCP guidelines.  The winners are listed below.  The images are from the 2010 contest.

Justin Johnson

1. Devin Wagner – Saison

2. Elisha Page – American IPA

3. Jason Olson – Cascadian Dark Ale

4. Jason Davis – Dry-hopped Rye Pale Ale

Judging homebrew