The Thirsty Beagle


Beer Championship Series kicks off with first-round voting

by Nick Trougakos Published: November 5, 2013

The quest begins today. (It was supposed to begin yesterday, but I had to pull the polls down down due to technical glitches with the voting. So, for real this time!)

Over the next three weeks, one beer will survive and advance through a 64-beer bracket. That beer will be crowned champion of the sixth annual Thirsty Beagle Beer Championship Series, own the title of Oklahoma’s Favorite Beer and claim the coveted Golden Taphandle Trophy.

And it all hinges on your votes. Cast your votes in the polls below to help determine who will advance past the first round. We’ll have first-round voting each day this week, and by end of day Friday, our 64-beer bracket will be reduced to 32.

You can see the 64-beer bracket here.

Some ground rules: One vote per person, per match-up each day. Please no trash talk in the comments or on the Facebook page. We all have our favorites, but there’s no need to disparage a brewer’s hard work because you prefer another beer. And… that’s about it, I believe. Let’s have some fun and vote for our favorite beers!

by Nick Trougakos
Local Editor
Local Editor Nick Trougakos has been with The Oklahoman since 2002. Trougakos covered the military, federal agencies and courts before becoming an editor in 2005. Prior to joining The Oklahoman, Trougakos was a reporter for the Oklahoma City...
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