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Elite Eight in the "Hops not Hoops" competition

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Over 200 beers (128 in the IPA category and 96 in the Imperial IPA bracket) have been narrowed down to 32; 16 in each bracket. The fourth round will be held next Saturday, March 8. After the third round of the National IPA The National IPA and Imperial IPA Championships are down to the "Elite 8." Finals will be judged next weekend, on March 16. Ohio Brews are still doing well!

In the NIPAC bracket started with 128 beers, six of which were from Ohio breweries. The final eight include only one: Fat Head's IBUsive.

In the NI-IPAC bracket (Imperial IPAs), there were 96 beers to start, of which six were from Ohio. Now we are down to eight and three are from Ohio!

BREW Kettle Production Works: El Lupulo Libr - Advances to round 5

Fat Head's Hop Juju - Advances to round 5

Great Lakes Chillwave Double IPA - Advances to round 5

Congratulations Ohio Brewers from Great Lakes, Fat Head's and BREW Kettle! All are still in it. Good luck in the next round. Stay tuned...or check the Brewing News NIPAC site.



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