Home-brew Competition Results!

The winner of our home-brew competition is…

Jeff Lodes for his Hop Onyx Black IPA!

It was a tough competition that resulted in five brews making it to our best in show category. Those top five were (in no particular order):

Zirtus, Session IPA by Cindy Kolbe

Tripel the Fun, Belgian Tripel by Brandon Kolbe

Hop Onyx, Black IPA by Jeff Lodes

Ryesistence is Futile, Rye IPA by Dennis Haltinner

KAZ, IPA by Dennis Haltinner

Thank you all for participating and we look forward to our next competition. Stay tuned for when Hop Onyx will be available! 

Also, congratulations to Greg Vandenberg for winning the home-brew raffle. He took home a Counterflow Wort Chiller made by Exchilerator https://www.exchilerator.com/product/maxx-counterflow-wort-chiller/ donated by Appleton Beer Factory. 

Thanks again for all who participated. Your beer scoresheets are available in McFleshman’s Taproom. Please swing by, have a pint, and grab your scoresheets. 

If you’re interested in participating in our home-brew competitions, email us at [email protected]


Allison McCoy Fleshman

115 South State Street - Appleton, Wisconsin
Tap Room Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 3pm to 10pm
Saturday: 12pm to 10pm
Sunday: 1pm to 6pm