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The Vermont Brew Bracket: Results from Day 1, Voting Open for Day 2 

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Yesterday we kicked off the Vermont Brew Bracket with voting in half of the first-round match-ups. There are no big upsets to report so far; the higher-seeded brew won in all match-ups. Congratulations to Wolaver's Oatmeal Stout for winning with the largest margin, a 77.2% to 22.8% drubbing of McNeill's Pullman's Porter. The closest match-up popped up in the Nugget region, where Rock Art Ridge Runner edged out Zero Gravity TLA IPA by 9 percentage points.

Voting is now open for the Centennial and Simcoe regions, featuring the debut of more big Vermont beers (and Woodchuck Amber Cider, for the non-beer drinkers among us). Click here to cast your votes before the end of today.

Tomorrow we move on to the second round — the Sweet 16 Oz. The voting window for that will begin tomorrow and last through the weekend.

After the jump, see all the results from Day 1.

Cascade Region

1. Magic Hat #9 - 61.59% (202 votes)
8. Madison Old 76 - 38.41% (126 votes)

4. Lawson's Double Sunshine IPA - 61.79%  (207 votes) 
5. Harpoon UFO  38.21% - (128 votes) 

3. Rock Art Vermonster - 68.48%  (226 votes) 
6. McNeill's Dark Angel Imperial Stout - 31.52%  (104 votes)  

2. Trout River Rainbow Red - 58.44%  (187 votes) 
7. Zero Gravity London Calling - 41.56%  (133 votes) 

Nugget Region

1. Long Trail Ale - 73.31%  (239 votes) 
8. Norwich Inn Whistling Pig Red Ale - 26.69%  (87 votes) 

4. Rock Art Ridge Runner - 54.6%  (178 votes) 
5. Zero Gravity TLA IPA - 45.4%  (148 votes) 

3. Shed Mountain Ale - 58.44%  (187 votes) 
6. Three Needs Chocolate Thunder Porter - 41.56%  (133 votes) 

2. Wolaver's Oatmeal Stout - 77.2%  (254 votes) 
7. McNeill's Pullman's Porter - 22.8%  (75 votes)  

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