MOLINE, ILLNIOIS -  For the first time in 10 years holding Brew Ha Ha at LeClaire Park, raindrops fell, but that didn't stop just under 1800 people from sampling beers and cheeses on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the 11th Annual WQPT Brew Ha Ha.

At the end of the event all of the votes were tallied and the top three brews were named.  All of the winners were decided on by the attendees. "We had more people voting for their favorite brews this year than in years past," said Bea Brasel, Special Projects Coordinator. The First Place trophy went to Bent River Brewing Co. for their brew, Uncommon Stout. Second Place was picked up by first time vendor Irish Dog Bloody Mary Mix for their brew of the same name and Third Place went to Great River Brewery for Roller Dam Red Ale. The top ten brews were:

Bent River Brewing Co.

Uncommon Stout

Irish Dog Bloody Mary Mix

Bloody Mary Mix

Great River Brewery

Roller Dam Red Ale

Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Budweiser

Wild Blue

Bent River Brewing Co.

Mississippi Blonde

Bent River Brewing Co.

Dry Hopped Ale

Bent River Brewing Co.

Raspberry Wheat

Granite City


Blue Cat Brew Pub

Tuck's Tenacious Trippel

Blue Cat Brew Pub



WQPT's Brew Ha Ha was supported by Old Chicago Bettendorf, Rock 104-9 and Cumulus Broadcasting, Rhythm City Casino, and the Riverboat Development Authority, along with the River Cities' Reader, KWQC, Mediacom, Dimitri Wine & Spirits, Inc., Glazer's Distributors of Iowa, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Cabot Cheese Cooperative of Vermont, City of Davenport, Iowa QC Chamber Downtown Partnership, ComedySportz, Hawkeye Ice, Iowa American Water, Millennium Waste, Quad City Golf Cars, and Sunbelt Rentals.

WQPT is a public media service of Western Illinois University - Quad Cities located in Moline, Illinois.

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