The top 13 finalists, which scored the highest averages in the first round, were re-tasted in the final round then ranked by total points. Beers 14-28 are listed in the order of their average score from the first round, based on a five-point scale.

1. McKenzie Brew House Biere de Garde:
A rustic amber farmhouse ale of stunning complexity. 7.5% ABV: 35 pts.

2. Flying Fish Exit 16:
A double IPA made with three kinds of rice; the light color and body belied its richness and power. 8.2%: 25 pts.

3. Tröegs Flying Mouflan:
A dark, powerful barleywine with two personalities — vibrant with citrusy hops when young, but with age, something profoundly mellow. 9.3%: 15 pts.

4. Gen. Lafayette Inn The Grim Reaper:
An Imperial Stout that melds full-on decadence with the balance of a good port — "roasty, toasty, and chocolate."  8.5%: 15 pts.

5. Stoudts Karnival Kölsch:
A crisp and refreshing take on the light German classic that one judge called "the best kölsch I've ever tasted." 4.8%: 13 pts.

6. Earth Bread + Brewery ABA:
A drinkable brown ale so balanced between dark malts and American hops, one judge declared brewer Tom Baker "an artist." 5.5%: 10 pts.

7. Weyerbacher Tiny
Belgian-Style Imperial Stout, 11.8%: 8 pts.

8. Stoudts Heifer-in-Wheat
Hefeweizen, 5%: 6 pts.

9. McKenzie Brew House Tristessa
French wine barrel-aged golden ale, 7%: 5 pts.

10. Dogfish Head My Antonia
Imperial Pilsner, 7.5%: 4 pts.

10. (tie) Tröegs Java Head
Coffee Stout, 7.5%: 4 pts.

10. (tie) Earth Bread + Brewery Phyto
Gruit-inspired amber ale, 6%: 4 pts.

13. Yards Saison
6.5 %: 3 pts.

For all the beers tasted with their scores, click through this image gallery from the tasting: Brews of our own

All the rest:

14. Yards
Olde Bartholomew Barleywine, 10.3%: 3.21 pts.

15. River Horse
Hop-a-lot-amus Double IPA, 8.5%: 3.17 pts.

16. Sly Fox
Rt. 113 India Pale Ale (in can), 7%: 3.15 pts.

17. Flying Fish
Exit 4 American Trippel, 9.5%: 2.97 pts.

18. Dock Street
West of Center "American Mild" Ale, 5.5%: 2.92 pts.

19. Nodding Head
Goldihops Light Golden Ale, 4%: 2.85 pts.

20. Weyerbacher
Verboten Belgian-Style Pale Ale, 5.9%: 2.85 pts.

21. Spring House
Beyond the Gates Double IPA, 7.5%: 2.8 pts.

22. Victory
Braumeister Strissle Pils, 4.8%: 2.78 pts.

23. Iron Hill
(Media) Smokin' Blonde Belgian-style Blonde Ale, 6.2%: 2.75 pts.

24. Spring House
Seven Gates Pale Ale, 5.6%: 2.70 pts.

25. Philadelphia Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania Pale Ale, 5.3%: 2.68 pts.

26. Manayunk Brewing Co.
Manayunk Wit, 5.1%: 2.62 pts.

27. Gen. Lafayette Inn
Copper Crow IPA, 7.3%: 2.61 pts.

28. Dock Street
Saison DuPotts, 5.77%: 2.02 pts.