The Friends of Murphysboro are proud to announce the third annual Big Muddy Monster Brew Festival, 1 pm - 4 pm October 20th, 2012
Your ticket to this bigfoot beer brewha will let you taste a number of craft beers and access to a day of great events, inlcuding live music, beer seminars, and vendors. There's also a sanctioned how brew contest.
The Friends of Murphysboro are proud to announce the third annual Big Muddy Monster Brew Festival, 1pm -4pm, October 20th, 2012.
Your ticket to this bigfoot beer brewha will let you taste a number of craft beers and access to a day of great events, including live music, beer seminars, and vendors. There’s also a sanctioned home brew contest.
Last year, more than 800 people sampled over 100 different types of beer from over 25 craft breweries from throughout the Midwest!
Brewers and Vendors who would like to be a part of this event and competition should send all requests and questions to email@example.com.
Wanna sponsor this event? Inquire about sponsorships at firstname.lastname@example.org
And the winners are........
Big Muddy Monster Homebrew Competition 2012 Results:
BEST OF SHOW : 'Responsibly' - Robert & Laura Tegel
Winner of the mini BOS round who is invited to Scratch Brewing Co. this Fall to brew their beer and proudly say “I made that” as we serve it on tap : 'Batch 27-B' - Andrew Laidlaw
Cat. 1: LIGHT LAGER/PILSNER/EUROPEAN AMBER LAGER/LIGHT ALE:
1st: 'Sekt Mit StarBier' (Black Velvet) - Robert & Laura Tegel
2nd: 'San Patricio Lager' - Jack McKillip
3rd: 'Monkey's Dunkel' - Chris Rahn
Cat. 2: LIGHT HYBRID BEER:
1st: 'Responsibly' - Robert & Laura Tegel
2nd: 'Blatant-blonde' - Robert & Laura Tegel
3rd: 'Leann Samhraidh' - Jack McKillip
Cat. 3: ENGLISH PALE/SCOTTISH & IRISH ALE:
1st: 'Mary's Irish Red' - Jack McKillip
2nd: 'Soldier FieldScottish 60' - Zachary Fritts
3rd: 'Kiltlifter' - Chris Rahn
Cat. 4: AMBER HYBRID BEER/AMERICAN ALE:
1st: 'Batch 23' - Andrew Laidlaw
2nd: 'Reddog Amber Ale' - Tom Redmond
3rd: 'Squirrel Nut' - Rick Henson
Cat. 5: ENGLISH BROWN ALE/PORTER:
1st: 'Leann Donn' - Jack McKillip
2nd: 'Monsters of the Midway Mild' - Zachary Fritts
3rd: 'Porter, Call Me a Taxi' - Brandon Varro
Cat. 6: STOUT:
1st: 'Batch 26' - Andrew Laidlaw
2nd: 'Batch 30' - Andrew Laidlaw
3rd: 'Old Rahn-Putin' - Chris Rahn
Cat. 7: INDIA PALE ALE:
1st: 'Batch 29' - Andrew Laidlaw
2nd: 'Granvail's IPA' - Jack McKillip
3rd: 'Harper Valley IPA' - Tyler Kipping
Cat. 8: GERMAN WHEAT & RYE BEER/BELGIAN & FRENCH ALE:
1st: '6 Day Saison' - Grant Hamilton
2nd: 'Panache' - Jason Poe
3rd: 'Belgian Amber' - Jeff Jones
Cat. 9: BELGIAN STRONG ALE/STRONG ALE:
1st: 'It's Called the Belgian Dip' - Chris Rahn
2nd: 'Batch 27' - Andrew Laidlaw
3rd: 'Seanleann' - Jack McKillip
Cat. 10: FRUIT,SPICE/HERB/VEGETABLE BEER/SMOKE-FLAVORED & WOOD-AGED BEER:
1st: 'Batch 27-0' - Andrew Laidlaw
2nd: 'Vanilla Porter' - Erik Pizer
3rd: 'Pumpki-weiss' - Tyler Kipping
Cat. 11: SPECIALTY BEER:
1st: 'Batch 27-B' - Andrew Laidlaw
2nd: 'Rye IPA' - Tim Cochran
3rd: 'J2CDA' - Jeff Jones
Join us at the 3rd anual Big Muddy Monster Brew Fest.
One of the best things in life is a good beer, and thankfully, more and more people are finding out this is true! All over the country breweries are springing up. They're bringing a variety of quality and fresh beer to the lips of millions who have maybe only known a few dull, stale beers that have had the flavor beaten out of them by mass production.
Murphysboro has it's own legacy of brewing. Along with other partners, Rudolph Stecher, a German immigrant from a family of brewers and coopers (makers of barrel or casks used in beer production), purchased a small local brewery in 1886. They renamed it the Murphysboro ...........
Latest on Twitter