After another successful round of judging, we are happy to announce the winners for our 2021 Funks competition. Please see below for winners and thank you to the judges and stewards who helped make this happen as well as to everyone who entered beers.
We'll be using the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines for this sanctioned competition. Only the following (sub)categories will be included; participants are welcome to enter up to one beer in each subcategory. Please note that, depending on the number of submissions, some categories may be collapsed.
23. EUROPEAN SOUR ALE
1st- Keigan Ewing (Flanders Red)
2nd - Alain Boudreau (Berliner Weisse)
3rd - Jeff Bueckert (Flanders Red)
25. STRONG BELGIAN ALE
1st- Dakota Paul
2nd- Mike Koka
3rd- Sean O' Donnell
27. HISTORICAL BEER
Historical Beer: Gose
2nd- Vinzenz Bildstein
28. AMERICAN WILD ALE
28a. Brett Beer
1st- Sacha Ikonicoff
2nd - Derek Allen & Scott Phillips
3rd- Ryan Dawson
Honourable Mention - Dan Brenner
28b. Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer
1st- William Reid
2nd- Sacha Ikonicoff
3rd- Scott Sterling
28c. Wild Specialty Beer
1st- Derek Allen
2nd- Patrick Brown
3rd- Jeff Bueckert
34. SPECIALTY BEER
34c. Experimental Beer
1st- Casey Szott
2nd- Chris Harvey, Mike Koka & Steve Marles
3rd- Jonathan Mamujee
Best of Show
Honourable Mention: Casey Szott in category 34C: Experimental with "What's the Dill-io"
Second Runner-Up: Chris Havey, Mike Koka, and Steve Marles in Category 34C: Experimental with "The Portal is Open"
First Runner-Up: Dakota Paul in category 25B: Saison with "Spooky Saison"
BOS Winner: Derek Allen in Category 28C: Wild Specialty Beer with "Batch #78" Sour Old Ale with Tart Cherries & Hibiscus