Brewery Madness Round 3 Recap
Another great weekend of basketball and even better beer! While the student-athletes battled it out on the court, many great breweries were competing in the Untappd Brewery Madness! Heading into the weekend, 16 breweries were still in the competition. But, as of Sunday night, only eight are still brewing here in the madness. Without further ado, let's jump in and recap this weekend's action!
Fun Facts from the Round of 16:
- Other Half Brewing Co. logged the most check-ins this round with over 7,500!
- Three of the eight matchups were decided by less than 1,000 check-ins!
- The smallest margin of victory this round was 256 check-ins!
No. 23 Other Half Brewing Continues Deep Run
The 23rd seed in Brewery Madness has logged big wins over Modern Times Beer, BrewDog and now Dogfish Head. The Brooklyn-based brewery will look to continue its championship run!
No. 14 Tree House Brewing Company Logs Second-Most Check-Ins This Round
Sierra Nevada logged the fourth-most check-ins, but unfortunately, their opponents logged the second-most. This was a tough break for Sierra Nevada, as their title run fell short in the Round of 16.
Fun Facts of the Final Eight Teams/Breweries
- Of the eight teams left in the basketball tournament, here are the seed numbers: 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 6, 11 and 12
- Of the eight teams left in the Brewery Madness, here are the seed numbers: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 13, 14 and 23
- The average seed number of the remaining teams in the basketball tournament is 4.63
- The average seed number of the remaining teams in the Brewery Madness is 9
The Final Check-In
No. 1 Stone Brewing vs. No. 8 Goose Island Beer Co.
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Stone Brewing: 3,876.33
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Goose Island Beer Co: 3,907.67
This is going to be a close one! Look at how close those numbers are!
No. 5 New Belgium Brewing Company vs. No. 13 Guinness
Avg. number of check-ins per round for New Belgium Brewing Company: 3,899
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Guinness: 9,579
Guinness' overall average is skewed by a massive performance in the opening round, which occurred right around St. Patrick's Day. Over the last two rounds, they are averaging 3,415.5 check-ins, giving New Belgium the slight edge.
No. 2 Founders Brewing Co. vs. No. 23 Other Half Brewing Co.
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Founders Brewing Co: 5,241
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Other Half Brewing Co: 7,495
Can Other Half do it again? Outside of Guinness, they are averaging the most check-ins per round, but Founders is the No. 2 seed for a reason.
No. 6 Lagunitas Brewing Company vs. No. 14 Tree House Brewing Company
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Lagunitas Brewing Company: 3,563.33
Avg. number of check-ins per round for Tree House Brewing Company: 5,848
By the numbers, Tree House could pull off the upset, as they look to be a double-digit seed that advances to the next round.
Check back on Wednesday to read the recap from Monday's and Tuesday's action, as well as the preview of the forthcoming matchups in the Brewery Madness! Check in to support your favorite brewery's run for the championship within the dates for the upcoming rounds!
And of course, drink responsibly!