Grilling with Beer Contest - 2009 Edition

For Sprecher Day, August 10th at the 2009 Wisconsin State Fair, we held a grilling with beer contest. 23 qualifying recipes were grilled up and judged on the fair grounds by our tasting panel. The winning recipe, Filet Mignon with Black Bavarian Duxelle, was submitted by Chris McDermott of Pewaukee, WI. Runner up and second runner up were submitted by Kari Gitlewski and Leah Breitrick respectively, both from Milwaukee. Congratulations to all the participants! Here follow the recipes:

  1. First Place: Filet Mignon with Black Bavarian Duxelle - Chris McDermott
  2. Second Place: Stuffed "Bavarian" Beef - Kari Gitlewski
  3. Third Place: Spicy "PUB" Burger - Leah Breitrick

Setting Up
The Taste Testers
Black Bavarian burgersSpecial Amber SkewersGrilling Contest