The 2018 contenders for Brewvi glory

Working in the basement freezer of Iovine’s Produce, under the Reading Terminal Market, Evan Dellaera (right) and Bill Buckman tape the corresponding numbers to the corresponding beer entries from local breweries in preparation for the judging in this year’s ninth annual Brewvitational competition.

A complete list of the beers sampled by the judges this year:

KEY:

= New beer category

= Canned beer 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; 2spbrewing.com
*N Back & Forth, Pale Ale, 5%, 30 IBU
C Up & Out, IPA, 6%, 20 IBU

Blueprint Brewing
1571 Gehman Rd., Harleysville, 267-649-7006; blueprintbrewco.com
N 4 four 4, session IPA, 4.4%, 87 IBU
C Mad Rex, red rye IPA, 6.60%, 66 IBU

Brewery Techne
1720 Fairmount Ave., Bar Hygge, 215-765-2274; barhygge.com
N Syndicate, Belgian-style pale ale, 6.6%, 34 IBU

Bucks County Brewery
31 Appletree Lane, Pipersville, 609-439-2468; buckscountybrewery.com
N Chuicy Chowey Wowie, New England IPA, 6.8%, 111 IBU

Cape May Brewing Co.
409 Breakwater Rd., Cape May 609-849-9933; capemaybrewery.com
*N Always Ready, Northeast pale ale, 4.80%, 23 IBU
C Coastal Evacuation, double IPA, 8.00%, 70 IBU

Conshohocken Brewing Co.
739 E. Elm St., Suite B, Conshohocken, 610-897-8962; conshohockenbrewing.com
N Artax Lives, saison aged in tequila barrels, 7.1%, 22 IBU
C Day without A Dawn, imperial American black ale, 8.2%, 89 IBU

Crime & Punishment Brewing Co.
2711 W. Girard Ave., 215-235-2739; crimeandpunishmentbrewingco.com
N Ghost Station, raspberry Berliner-Weisse, 4.2%

Crowded Castle Brewing Co.
242 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 484-252-0077
; crowdedcastle.com
N Lionville Red Ale, 4.7%, 22 IBU

Devil’s Creek Brewery
1 Powell Lane, Collingswood, 856-425-2520; devilscreekbrewery.com
N Bringin’ Da Heat, spiced beer, 8.7%, 26 IBU

Dock Street Brewery
701 S. 50th St., 717-683-2961; dockstreetbeer.com
N Grisette, 4.9%, 33 IBU
C Golden IPA, American IPA, 6%, 45 IBU

Dogfish Head
#6 Cannery Village Center, Milton, Del., 302-841-5338
; dogfish.com
N Dragon’s & Yum Yums, tart pale ale, 6.5%, 25 IBU
*C SeaQuench Ale, session sour, 4.9%, 10 IBU – FIRST PLACE

Double Nickel Brewing Co.
1585 Rt 73, Pennsauken, 609-707-3592; dnbcbeer.com
N Backward Sunrise, IPA, 6.2%, 75 IBU
C Belgian Golden, Belgain strong pale ale, 8%, 30%

Doylestown Brewing
603 Airport Blvd., Doylestown, 267-968-6708; doylestownbrewingcompany.com
N If Not Me Then Who, blonde ale, 5.3%, 25 IBU
C R5 Lager, 4.5%, 15 IBU

Earth-Bread+Brewery
7136 Germantown Ave., 215-242-6666; earthbreadbrewery.com
N Sublime, gose (with lime), 4.2%, 14 IBU

Evil Genius Beer Co.
1727 N. Front St., 215-425-6820; evilgeniusbeer.com
N Fly Like an Eagle, blue raspberry water ice milkshake IPA, 6.2%, 11 IBU
*C Trust the Process, New England IPA, 6.7%, 24 IBU – THIRD PLACE

Flying Fish Brewing Co.
900 Kennedy Blvd., Somerdale, 856-504-3442; flyingfish.com
*N Hoppy Java, coffee IPA, 7.5%, 55 IBU
C Jersey Juice, IPA, 6%, 35 IBU

Forest and Main Brewing Co.
61 N. Main St., Ambler, 215-542-1776; forestandmain.com
N Malurus, saison, 6%
*C Electric Children, IPA, 6%

Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing
1940 Olney Ave., Suite 100, Cherry Hill, 856-437-0709; forgottenboardwalk.com
N Lifeguard Off Duty, saison aged in French sauvignon blanc barrels, 7%, 45 IBU
*C Pocket Trick, imperial IPA, 8.5%, 100 IBU

Free Will Brewing Co.
410 E. Walnut St., Perkasie, 267-354-0813; freewillbrewing.com
N Saison in the Key of Life, barrel-aged mixed culture saison, 5.5%, 32 IBU
C Micromanager, IPA, 4.5%, 39 IBU

Hidden River Brewing
1808 W. Schuykill Rd., Douglassville, 484-478-4429; hiddenriverbrewing.com
N Gatekeeper of Miracles, mango sour IPA, 6%
*C Heavy Breather, double IPA, 8.5%

Highway Manor Brewing
2438 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, Pa., 717-743-0613; highwaymanorbrewing.com
N Mr. Tea Hibiscus, sour beer, 5.2%, 18 IBU

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
8400 Germantown Ave., 215-275-0947; ironhillbrewery.com
N Hungry Dog, American IPA, 6.8%, 80 IBU
C Clock Out Lager, hoppy American lager, 5.5%, 28 IBU

King’s Road Brewing Co.
127 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, 856-427-8100; kingsroadbrewing.com
N Ample Vengeance, New England-style IPA, 7.1%

La Cabra Brewing
642 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, 717-798-4974; lacabrabrewing.com
*N Peter, Flemish red, 6% – FIRST PLACE
C Hipster Catnip, American IPA, 7.2%

Locust Lane Craft Brewery
50 Three Tun Rd., Malvern, 484-324-4141; locustlanecraftbrewery.com
N Locust Lane Kolsch, 5.5%, 20 IBU
C Game Day IPA, 5.8%, N/A

Love City Brewing Co.
1023 Hamilton St., 215-398-1900; lovecitybrewing.com
N Eraserhood, Northeast IPA, 7.2%, 15 IBU
C Love City Lager, 4.2%, 15 IBU

Manayunk Brewing Co.
4120 Main St., 215-482-8220; manayunkbrewery.com
N Simcoalition, Hazy IPA, 7.1%, 24 IBU
C Belly Flop, cucumber melon gose with sea salt, 4.1%, 6 IBU

Round Guys Brewing Co.
324 W. Main St., Lansdale, 215-368-2640; roundguysbrewery.com
N Dank Jankey, double IPA, 9.2%, 50 IBU
C Desert Cruiser, pilsner, 5.4%, 35 IBU

Roy-Pitz Brewing Co.
990 Spring Garden St., 609-558-0354; roypitzbarrelhouse.com
N Nice Dreams, American barrel-aged sour ale, 5%, 5 IBU
C. Daddy Fat Sacks, American IPA, 6%, 40 IBU

Saint Benjamin Brewing
1710 N. Fifth St., 215-232-4305; stbenjaminbrewing.com
N 1911 Export, Pre-Prohibition lager, 5%, 25 IBU
C Ultraviolette, American Grisette, 4.8%, 40 IBU – 2ND PLACE BEER

Second District Brewing Co.
1939 S. Bancroft St., 215-575-5900; seconddistrictbrewing.com
N One, barrel-aged saison, 5.6%

Ship Bottom Brewery
830 N. Bay Ave., Beach Haven, 609-207-6331; shipbottombrewery.com
N Doppelbock, 8.5%, 20 IBU
C Chicken of the Egg IPA, pepper beer, 7.5%, 65 IBU

Slack Tide Brewing Co.
1072 Route 83, Unit 3, Cape May Court House 609-478-2343; slacktidebrewingco.com
N Pin Top Pilsner, American Pilsner, 4.9%
*C Sand Spike, session IPA, 4.9%

Sly Fox Brewing
331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown, 484-524-8210; slyfoxbeer.com
N Vulpulin IPA, IPA, 6%, 55 IBU
*C Pikeland Pils, Pilsner, 4.9%, 40 IBU

Sterling Pig Brewery
609 West State St., Media, 484-444-2527; sterlingpig.com
*N Hoppin’ Pils, Hop Back Keller pilsner, 4.9%, 25 IBU – 2ND PLACE
Snuffler IPA, IPA, 7%, 60 IBU

Stoudt’s Brewing Co.
2800 N. Reading Rd., Adamstown, 717-484-4386; stoudts.com
*N Believer Double Bock, Double Bock, 6.7%, 24 IBU

Tired Hands Brewing Co.
16 Ardmore Ave./35 Cricket Terrace, Ardmore, 610-896-7621; tiredhands.com
N Ramos Gin Fizz Milkshake IPA, 7.2%
C Alien Church, Omnidimensional Reptoid IPA, 7%

Tonewood Brewing
215 West Clinton Ave., Oaklyn, 856-833-1500; tonewoodbrewing.com
Freshies, pale ale, 5%, N/A
*C Fuego, American IPA, 6.2%, N/A

Tröegs Independent Brewing
200 E. Hershey Park Dr., Hershey, Pa., 717-534-1297; troegs.com
*N Dear Peter, Pennsylvania wild fruit ale, 6%, 9 IBU – THIRD PLACE
C Crimson Pistil, hibiscus IPA, 6.2%, 52 IBU

Victory Brewing Co.
420 Acorn Lane, Downingtown, 610-873-0881; victorybeer.com
N Mighty Things, imperial IPA, 8.3%, 70 IBU
*C Victory Home Grown New American Lager, 4.8%, 45 IBU

Weyerbacher
905 Line Street, Easton, Pa., 610-559-5561; weyerbacher.com
N Sexy MotherPucker, sour ale, 7.5%, 30 IBU

Yard’s Brewing Co.
901 N. Delaware Ave., 215-634-2600; yardsbrewing.com
*N Haunted Forever, black IPA, 6.66%, 62 IBU
C Philadelphia Pale Ale, 4.6%, 37 IBU

D.G. Yuengling & Son
310 Mill Creek Ave., Pottsville, 570-622-0153; yuengling.com
N Golden Pilsner, European pilsner, 4.7%, 18 IBU