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And plans for Backwash 2016 are already fermenting!

Here are the winners:

Yelper’s Choice: Jake Wiskerchen, Wisker’s Brewery – Jake’s Hard Root Beer

Brewer’s Choice: Brandon Robinson, Ginger House Brewing – Pine Rye-dr IPA


Best Other – Jake’s Hard Root Beer

Best IPA – Chad Leonard, 120 Brewing – Dank Piggy

Best Belgian – Lance Newlin, Brewlin – Limpopo

Best Red – Allen Ice Twin Dolphins Brewing – Motivation Killer

Best Pale – Allen Ice , Twin Dolphins Brewing – My Little German Honey

Best Dark – Nicholas Olsen, Advent Abbey – After Death Double Chocolate Stout

The possibility of bad weather reduces the total event space available to the venue — we’ll only use indoor and covered areas. That means there will be be about 500 fewer tickets available. Please get your tickets soon… or you risk being left out!

Final Brewer roster Posted!

April 22, 2015 |

A total of 85 brews have been been entered in Backwash 2015, and you can see the complete list here! Winners in each category will have the chance to brew their beer for the Best of Backwash beer dinner in November. The brewer’s choice, as determined by the competing brewers themselves will brew a commercial batch of their winning beer at the Silver Peak, and the yelpers choice award winer will receive a check for $500!Backwash2012_WinnerWeb