Most local beers ever for Brewvitational judges to consider

Judges consider an array of beers at the eighth Brewvitational at Reading Terminal Market.

Contenders for the Brewvitational judges.

KEY:

N = New Beer category

L = Lager category

*= Finalist (voted into the final round, underlined)

 

Winners of the expert-judged competition are noted with place in bold. Percentage is alcohol content. IBU = International Bitterness Unit

 

2SP Brewing Co.

120 Concord Rd., Aston, 484-483-7860

*N BluBear Imperial Stout, Barrel-aged imperial stout, 9.5%

L 2SPils, Kellerbeir, 5%

 

Brewery Techne

Bar Hygge, 1720 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, 215-765-2274

N Runner Up, Belgian-style pale ale, 6.8%

L Exaggerator, German-style doppelbock, 7.8%

 

Cape May Brewing Co.

409 Breakwater Rd., Cape May, 609-849-9933

N White Caps, double IPA, 7.59%

N Tide Table Pale Ale, growler, 5.29%

 

Conshohocken Brewing Co.

739 E. Elm St., Conshohocken, 610-897-8962

*N Life Coach Session IPA (2.0), 4.8%, 54 IBU

*L Conshohopfen Huell Melon Helles, growler, 5.6%

 

Crime & Punishment Brewing Co.

2711 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, 215-235-2739

N Repeat Offender, double IPA, 8.3%

L Mir Light, helles, 4.7%

 

Devil’s Creek Brewery

1 Powell Lane, Collingswood, 856-425-2520

N Equinox, pale ale, 6.0%

N Nessie, Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, 8.4%

 

Dock Street Brewery

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

N Golden IPA, American IPA, 6.0%

L Bohemian Pilsner, Czech Pils. 5.0%

 

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

#6 Cannery Village Ctr., Milton, Del., 302-684-1000

N Flesh & Blood, Fruit IPA, 7.5%, 45 IBU

N  SeaQuench Ale, Session Sour, 4.9%

 

Double Nickel Brewing Co.

1585 Route 73, Pennsauken, 856-356-2499

N Toll Taker, Belgian-style golden ale, 8.0%

*B Vienna Style Lager, Vienna lager, 5.3%

 

Earth - Bread + Brewery

7136 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, 215-242-6666

N Wooden Guppy, Wild Ale, 4.9%

N Spare Tire, Belgian-style amber, 5.7%

 

Evil Genius Beer Co.

1727 N. Front St., Philadelphia, 215-425-6820

N Just Keep Swimming, saison, 5.8%, 44 IBU

*L Third Place, It's Raining Cats & Dogs! FALSE, Indian pale lager, 6.5%, 32 IBU

 

Flying Fish Brewing Co.

900 Kennedy Blvd., Somerdale,  856-504-3442

*N Exit 3 Blueberry Braggot, Braggot, 15.0%

L Exit 12 Maibock, Maibock, 8.2%

 

Forest & Main Brewing Co.

61 N. Main St., Ambler, 215-542-1776

*N First Place (tied), Antebellum, saison, 6.0%

N Bikini Death, IPA, 6.0%

 

Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co.

1940 Olney Ave., Suite 100, Cherry Hill, 856-437-0709

*N Mr. Watson Come Here I Want to See You, white IPA, 6.6%, 53 IBU

L Free Parking Pilsner, 4.6%, 45 IBU

 

Free Will Brewing Co.

410 E. Walnut St., Units 1 & 10, Perkasie, 267-354-0813

N Miscommunication, New England farmhouse-style IPA, 7.7%, 78 IBU

L Vienna Lager, 5.2%

 

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

8400 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, 215-948-5600

N Rising Sun, American IPA, 7.3%

*L Vienna Red Lager, Vienna lager, 4.4%

 

Lancaster Brewing Co.

302 N. Plum St., Lancaster, 717-391-6258

N Wilkum Belgian-style white ale, 5%

L Jump Seat, American dark lager, 5.5%

 

Locust Lane Craft Brewery

50 Three Tun Rd., Malvern, 484-324-4141

N Locust Lane ESB, 4.7%, 35 IBU

N Locust Lane pale ale, 5.5%, 35 IBU

 

Manayunk Brewing Co.

4120 Main St., Philadelphia, 215-482-8220

L El Rio, Mexican Lager, 4.0%

*L Second Place, the Weekender, hoppy pilsner, 5.8%

 

Philadelphia Brewing Co.

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

N Electro Lyte, pale ale, 3.9%

L Schwarzinger, Schwarzbier black lager, 5.0%

 

River Horse Brewing Co. 

2 Graphics Drive, Ewing, N.J., 609-883-0890

N Berry Lemonhead, barrel-aged kettle sour, 4.5%

B Roly Poly Pils, Czech-style pilsner, 5.3%, 30 IBU

 

Round Guys Brewing Co.

324 W. Main St., Lansdale, 215-368-2640

N Venum Radio, double IPA, 8.9%, 157.1 IBU

L Desert Cruiser, American pilsner, 4.9%, 39.2 IBU

 

Roy-Pitz Brewing Co.

140 N. 3rd St., Chambersburg, Pa., 717-496-8753

N Doc’s Pale Ale, American pale ale, 5.9%, 42 IBU

L Falling Spring Lager, German-style helles, 4.9%

 

Saint Benjamin Brewing Co.

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

*N First Place (tied), Franklin's Abbey Dubbel, Belgian dubbel, 6.5%

*L First Place Pilsner Prosim, Czech-style pilsner, 4.2%, 35 IBU

 

Second District Brewing

1939 S. Bancroft St., Philadelphia

*N Bancroft Beer, pale ale, 4.2%

N Common Dust, IPA with flaked maize, 50 IBU

 

 

Ship Bottom Brewery

830 N. Bay Ave., Store # 23, Beach Haven, N.J., 609-207-6331

L El Boracho Lager, Mexican lager, 4.9%

L Barnegat Lager, Vienna lager, 6.3%

 

Slack Tide Brewing Co.

1072 Rt. 83, Unit #3, Cape May Court House,  609-478-2324

N Shore Break Saison, saison, 6.1%

 

Sly Fox Brewing Co.

331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown, 484-524-8210

N Hop Project #002, IPA, 6.5%, 58 IBU

L Pikeland Pils, German pilsner, 5.1%, 41 IBU

 

 

Stable 12 Brewing Co.

368 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-715-2665

N Crowd Pleaser, double IPA, 8.1%

 

Sterling Pig Brewery

609 W. State St., Media, 484-444-2526

N Big Gunz, double IPA, 8.0%, 80 IBU

*L Pata Negra, schwarzbier, 5.3%

 

Stickman Brews

326 N. Lewis Rd., Suite 240, Royersford, 484-938-5900

N Wishbone, wild wheat saison ale, 6.5%

*N The Shakedown, India pale lager with grapefruit, 7.3%, 65 IBU

 

Stoudts Brewing Co.

2800 North Reading Rd., Adamstown, Pa., 717-484-4386

L Believer double bock aged in wine barrels, 6%

*L Blonde Double Maibock, maibock, 7%

 

Tired Hands Brewing Co.

16 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore, 610-896-7621

*N Third Place, Refreshing Double IPA, double IPA, 8.0%

L Prayer Group, lager, 4.3%

 

Tröegs Brewing Co.

200 E. Hershey Park Dr., Hershey, Pa., 717-534-1297

N Crimson Pistil, IPA, 6.2%, 52 IBU

*L Sunshine Pils, pilsner, 4.5%, 45 IBU

 

Twin Lakes Brewing Co.

405 E. Marsh Ln., Newport, Del., 302-658-1826

L Blue Water Pilsner, 5.5%; 40 IBU

 

Vault Brewing Co.

10 S. Main St., Yardley, 267-573-4291

*N New Zealand IPA, American IPA, 7.0% 74 IBU

N High & Dry IPA, American IPA, 6.5% 72 IBU

 

Victory Brewing Co.

420 Acorn Lane, Downingtown, 610-873-0881

N Blackboard #5, cream ale with cold-brew coffee, 6.5%

L Prima Pils, German-style pilsner, 5.3%, 40 IBU

 

Village Idiot Brewing Co.

42 High St., Mount Holly, 609-975-9270

N Philly Pretzel, specialty ale with soft pretzels added to mash, 5.7%, 27 IBU

N Wentzstephaner Hefeweizen, German hefeweizen, 5.1%

 

Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

905 Line St., Easton, Pa., 610-559-5561

N Finally Legal, bourbon barrel-aged stout, 13.5%, 30 IBU

L Line Street Pils, hoppy pilsner, 5.3%, 50 IBU

 

Yards Brewing Co.

901 Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, 215-634-2600

N Sons of Ben, Belgian-style pale ale, 5.0%

N Brewbik’s Cube, Belgian-style tripel, 8.6%

 

D.G. Yuengling & Son

310 Mill Creek Ave, Pottsville, 610-622-0153

L Lager, 4.5%

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