The Bracket is Mightier!

8:37 update – The battle has drawn to a close. Firestone Walker’s Wookey Jack has emerged as the victor of the Pint is Mightier bracket tournament!

7:52 update – The finale is set! The Wookie Jack prevailed over the Tart Lychee, and in a 3-2 decision (With both Eric and Quinn crossing over to vote for the opposite beer!) the Rogue Hazelnut beat #1 seed Hop Henge to move forward. Soon we will crown the ultimate beer champion of the pint is mightier!

6:49 Update – The final four have been decided! The quartet includes Firestone Walker’s Wookie Jack, New Beligum’s Tart Lychee, Rogue’s Hazelnut Brown Ale and Deschutes Hop Henges XPA. Eric and Quinn each have two in – stay tuned for the final chamion of the pint is mightier bracket!

6:07 Update – Some great action in the middle of round 3. E7 seed, New Belgium Tart Lychee, advanced to the final four against the Oak-aged Yeti in a battle of the upsets. Also mocing ahead are the Wookie Jack and Hazelnut Brown Ale. More updates soon!

4:40 Update – Round one is complete! the second half of of the bracket was much more predictable, with all higher seeds winning their bouts. Here is the graveyard of the poor beers defeated in the first round.

Still in the running are:

  • Deschutes Hop Henge XPA
  • Black Raven Trickster IPA
  • Firestone Walker Wookie Jack
  • Great Divide Oak-Aged Yeti
  • Maredsous 10 Tripel
  • Rogue Hazelnut Brown Ale
  • Unibroue Trois Pistole
  • New Belgium Tart Lychee

3:21 Update – We’re halfway through the first round, and we’ve already had some major upsets! Great Divide’s Oak-aged Yeti (Quinn’s #6 seed) took out the three seed, the Lucky 13 Alt, and New Belgium’s Tart Lychee (Eric’s #7 seed) upstaged the Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous, a number two seed. Moving into the second half now!

2:55 Update – Firestone Walker Wookie Jack, Maredsous 10 Tripel and Great Divide Oak-aged Yeti all advance as round one continues!

The moment is finally here! The Pint is Mightier bracket!

The Pint is Mightier bracket will be underway shortly, so check back as we begin to pit our favorite beers head to head in a battle for beer glory. In the mean time, here is the final lineup!

Quinn’s Eight

  1. Deschutes Hop Henge XPA
  2. Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous
  3. Black Raven Trickster IPA
  4. Firestone Walker Wookie Jack
  5. Fremont Interurban IPA
  6. Great Divide Oak-Aged Yeti
  7. Pyramid Outburst IPA
  8. Widmer Marionberry Hibiscus Gose

Eric’s Eight

  1. Maredsous 10 Tripel
  2. Rogue Hazelnut Brown Ale
  3. Lagunitas Lucky 13 Alt
  4. Elysian Immortal IPA
  5. Unibroue Trois Pistole
  6. Bocker Bellegems Bruin
  7. New Belgium Tart Lychee
  8. Odin’s Gift

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