Congratulations to Ale Asylum for brewing up another champion of The Onion Beer Bracket! The Madison
brewery followed up its Hopalicious win in the inaugural Beer Bracket last year with a repeat performance, as its Ballistic India pale ale shot through the competition to win the coveted crown.
Thank you, Ale Asylum, for making a delicious beer worthy of a repeat championship — and repeat drinking. And thank you, voters, for making this another fun and successful Beer Bracket. While Ale Asylum and those who voted Ballistic may have the glory, the benefits of the Beer Bracket extend to the prizewinners below as well. See you next year!
Winners include Matt H. and Mary B. ($25 gift cards from Steve's Liquor); Luke S. (a beer-making kit from Wine & Hop Shop; Jeff I., Tom G. and Ken N. (t-shirts from 3 Sheeps Brewing Co.), and Caret K. and Jessie O. (hats from 3 Sheeps.)
Chris Drosner, aka The Beer Baron
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