Thanks to all who participated in the 2018 Nebraska Shoot-Out Homebrew Contest.

There were 93 entries judged and 92 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stSteven Thedens5 Minute Major25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Winning Entries

Category 3A: Czech Pale Lager (2 entries)

1stJim Anciaux✔ Pale Lager3A: Czech Pale Lager

Category 3C: Czech Amber Lager (3 entries)

3rdKellen BenesCzech Amber Lager3C: Czech Amber Lager

Category 3D: Czech Dark Lager (4 entries)

2ndKellan StecTmavé Speciální 13°3D: Czech Dark Lager

Category 14B: Scottish Heavy (5 entries)

2ndDustin HeinsYar Laddy14B: Scottish Heavy
3rdBryon BeldingMc'clever Name Scottish Heavy14B: Scottish Heavy

Category 17C: Wee Heavy (5 entries)

1stBob Catherall Strong Scotch Ale17C: Wee Heavy

Category 19A: American Amber Ale (3 entries)

2ndNolan GaskillRedx Simcoe Smash19A: American Amber Ale

Category 19B: California Common (3 entries)

3rdDoug FinkeCalifornia Common19B: California Common

Category 19C: American Brown Ale (10 entries)

1stJeff Vanek
Co-Brewer: Aaron Carnes
American Brown19C: American Brown Ale

Category 25B: Saison (6 entries)

2ndDavid VandermeulenSiddhartha of Suburbia25B: Saison
3rdJason HeyneBeer25B: Saison

Category 25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale (5 entries)

1stSteven Thedens5 Minute Major25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Category 35A: SMASH Beer Single Malt Single Hop (14 entries)

1stNolan GaskillRedx Simcoe Smash (Declared Style As 19a American Amber Ale)35A: SMASH Beer Single Malt Single Hop (Custom Style)
2ndBryan DortHugo Stiglitz35A: SMASH Beer Single Malt Single Hop (Custom Style)
3rdJason McLaughlin
Co-Brewer: Scott Andrews, Jacob Smiley
Smash Ipa: Canadian 2-Row & Idaho 7 Hops35A: SMASH Beer Single Malt Single Hop (Custom Style)

Category 36A: Best Damn Beer (18 entries)

1stMark Milne
Co-Brewer: Scott Schemahorn
Hail To The King36A: Best Damn Beer (Custom Style)
2ndKellen BenesEnglish Brown Ale36A: Best Damn Beer (Custom Style)
3rdTodd GiftImperial Bourbon Vanilla Porter36A: Best Damn Beer (Custom Style)