THE CONTENDERS

KEY:
N = New-Beer category
S = Sour Beer category

*= Finalist (voted into the final round, shown in bold)

Winners are noted with place in bold. Percentage is alcohol content. IBU = International Bitterness Unit


2nd Story Brewing

117 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, 267-314-5770; 2ndstorybrewing.com

N Daisy Point Pils, German Pilsner, 4.7%, 40 IBU

N Perpetua Crusher, Session IPA, 4.9%


2SP Brewing Co.

120 Concord Rd., Aston, 484-483-7860; 2spbrewing.com

*N Second Place, The Russian, Russian Imperial Stout, 9%, 75 IBU

N Bellcracker, Double IPA, 8.2%, 80 IBU


Barren Hill Brewery

Lafayette Hill, RECENTLY CLOSED; beer available at Devil's Den, 1148 S. 11th St., Phila.

*N Hop Galaxy Pale Ale, 5%, 40 IBU

N D. Boon "55" IPA, 6.2%, 55 IBU


Bullfrog Brewery

229 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570-326-4700; bullfrogbrewery.com

*S Rood Bruin, Barrel-Aged Flemish style sour, 7%

S Le Roar Grrz, Barrel-aged soured Belgian-style Gueuze, 7.5%


Conshohocken Brewing Co.

739 E. Elm St., Conshohocken, 610-897-8962; conshohockenbrewing.com

N So Help Me Quad, Belgian-style Quad 10.1%

N Type A, West Coast India Pale Ale, 7%, 87 IBU


Crime & Punishment Brewing Co.

2711 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, 215-235-2739; crimeandpunishmentbrewingco.com

S Sudden Zest, Gose, 4%


Dock Street Brewery

701 S. 50th St., Philadelphia, 215-726-2337; dockstreetbeer.com

N Golden IPA, American IPA, 5.5%, 26 IBU

S Summer in Berlin, Berliner Weisse, 4%


Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

6 Cannery Village Center, Milton, Del., 302-684-1000; dogfish.com

S SeaQuenchAle, Session Sour, 4.9%

*S Second Place, Festina Pêche, Neo-Berliner Weisse, 4.5%


Double Nickel Brewing Co.

1585 Rt. 73, Pennsauken, N.J., 856-356-2499; dnbcbeer.com

N Buffalo Nickel, stout aged in bourbon barrel, 8.5%

*N Third Place, Vienna Style Lager, 5.3%


Evil Genius Beer Co.

1727 N. Front St., Philadelphia, evilgeniusbeer.com

N Everything's Coming Up Milhouse, Lemongrass IPA, 6%, 35 IBU


Flying Fish Brewing Co.

900 Kennedy Blvd., Somerdale, N.J., 856-504-3442; flyingfish.com

*N Daylight Savings IPA, Session IPA, 4.9%, 50 IBU

N Exit 18 Baltic Porter, 9.5%


Forest & Main Brewing Co.

61 N. Main St., Ambler, 215-542-1776; forestandmain.com

N ______(un-named), Saison, 6%

S Paradisornis, Saison, 6%


Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co.

1940 Olney Ave., Ste 100, Cherry Hill, 856-437-0709; forgottenboardwalk.com

*N Pocket Trick, Imperial IPA, 8.5%, 100 IBU

*N (Honorable Mention) The Captain's Quarters, smoked porter aged in bourbon barrels, 5.7%, 45 IBU


Free Will Brewing Co.

410 E. Walnut St., Unit 1, Perkasie, 267-354-0813; freewillbrewing.com

N Brown Beard, Imperial Brown aged in Cruzan Rum barrels, 10.8%

*S Sour Cherry Powered Rocket, Double Kriek, 5.5%


Highway Manor Brewing Co.

2238 Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill, Pa. 717-743-0613; highwaymanorbrewing.com

S SayJohn Saison, Farmhouse Saison, 5.7%, 68 IBU

*S Mr. Strawberry, Fruited Sour Ale, 5.2%


HiJinx Brewing Co.

905 Harrison St., Ste 111, Allentown, 484-714-0080; hijinxbrewing.com

N CitraSqueeze, IPA, 6.5%, 55 IBU

N Paisan Basil IPA, Ale made with basil, 6.5%, 44 IBU


Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

30 E. State St., Media, 610-627-9000; 60 Greenfield Ave., Ardmore, 610-228-2280 ironhillbrewery.com

N Polar Bear, Golden Stout, 9.8%, 55 IBU

S La Flama Blanca, Barrel-Aged Berliner Weisse, 2.8%


Manayunk Brewing Co.

4120 Main St., Philadelphia, 215-482-8220; manayunkbrewery.com

S Belly Flop, German Gose with Cucumber, melon and sea salt, 4%

S Ficus Carica, Sour Brown with Black Mission Figs, 6.8%


McKenzie Brew House

240 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, 610-296-2222; mckenziebrewhouse.com

N Unnamed Mantis, DIPA, 8.5%, 85 IBU

S Todd the Brett Rocket, Hoppy Brett Saison, 6.5%, 28 IBU


Nodding Head Brewing

Philadelphia; no current address; noddinghead.com

S Kung Fu Phunk, Barrel-aged Belgian strong ale, 11%


Philadelphia Brewing Co.

2440 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, 215-427-2739; philadelphiabrewing.com

N Philadelphia's Broken Bell, Double IPA, 9%, 65 IBU


River Horse Brewing Co.

2 Graphics Dr., Ewing, N.J., 609-883-0890; riverhorse.com

N Roly Poly Pils, Czech-style Pilsner, 5.3%, 30 IBU

S Sour Lizzy, Sour Saison, 6%, 21 IBU


Round Guys Brewing Co.

324 S. Main St., Lansdale, 215-368-2640; roundguysbrewery.com

N Russian Messenger, Russian Imperial Stout

S 99 Luftballoons, Fruit Beer


Saint Benjamin Brewing Co.

1710 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, 215-232-4305; stbenjaminbrewing.com

N Wit or Witout, Belgian Witbier, 5.2%

N Bonne Anne 2015, Belgian Golden Ale, 9.3%


ShawneeCraft Brewing Co.

One River Rd., Shawnee on Delaware, Pa., 570-213-5151; shawneeinn.com

N ShawneeCraft Golden Ale, Barrel-Aged Belgian Golden Strong with Brett, 9.2%

S ShawneeCraft Brett Blanche, Soured Wheat Saison, 5%


Slack Tide Brewing Co.

1072 Rt. 83, Unit 3, Clermont, N.J., 609-478-2324; slacktidebrewingco.com

*N Angry Osprey, American IPA, 6.8%, 76 IBU

*N First Place, Bell Buoy, Belgian Blonde Ale, 7.3%, 25 IBU


Sly Fox Brewing Co.

331 Circle of Progress, Pottstown, 484-524-8210; slyfoxbeer.com

N Sly Fox 20, Dry Hopped Belgian style golden ale, 6.6%, 45 IBU

N Fuchstein Pils, Dry Hopped Pilsner, 5.4%, 46, IBU


Sterling Pig Brewery

609 W. State St., Media, 484-444-2526; sterlingpigbrewery.com

N Shoat, Pilsner, 5%, 25 IBU

N Snuffler, IPA, 6.5%, 60 IBU


Tired Hands Brewing Co.

16 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore, 610-896-7621; tiredhands.com

N Helles Other People, Helles Lager, 5.2%

*S Third Place, Ourison, Saison, 4.8%


Troegs Brewing Co.

200 E. Hershey Park Dr., Hershey, 717-534-1297; troegs.com

N Solid Sender Ale, American Pale Ale, 5.2%, 45 IBU

S Scratch Gose, 4.5%


Vault Brewing Co.

10 S. Main St., Yardley, 267-573-4291; vaultbrewing.com

N Belgian Golden Ale Aged in Apple Brandy Barrels, 9%, 27 IBU

N Belgian White IPA, 6.3%, 54 IBU


Victory Brewing Co.

420 Acorn Ln., Downingtown, 610-873-0881; victorybeer.com

S Kirsch Gose, Sour Cherry Gose, 4.7%


Village Idiot Brewing Co.

42 High St., Mount Holly, N.J., 609-975-9270; villageidiotbrewing.com

N Keisenberg Belgian White, Belgian Wit/White Ale, 5%

N Black Widow Kolsch, 5%, 25 IBU


Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

905 Line St., Easton, Pa., 610-559-5561; weyerbacher.com

*N Line Street Pils, Hoppy Pilsner, 5.3%, 50 IBU

*S First Place, Brünicorn, American Wild Ale, 6.5%


Yards Brewing Co.

901 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, 215-634-2600; yardsbrewing.com

*N 99 Problems But a Mitch Ain't One, Double IPA, 8%, 74 IBU

S IBG Grapefruit Pale Ale, 6%, 42 IBU