Thanks To All Who Participated in the The Brew Hut Annual Homebrew Competition

There were 272 entries judged and 250 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jeffrey Selk Buffalo Kriek 17F: Fruit Lambic
2nd Preston Hartman Table Bear 4C: Schwarzbier Mile High Monks
3rd Andrew McArthur
Co-Brewer: Ryan Moore
Vitalogy Russian Imperial Stout 13F: Imperial Stout Aurora City Brew Club (AC/BC)

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lager and Pilsner (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Nathan Handberry
Co-Brewer: Nick Carlson, Jared Gatti
Hoppy Pils 2A: German Pilsner (Pils)
2nd Jim Maurer Mais Geferttert Pils 2C: Classic American Pilsner
3rd Daniel Bergbauer BergMunder 1E: Dortmunder Export
HM Stephen Stanley American Urquell 2B: Bohemian Pilsener Aurora City Brew Club

Table 2: Amber Lager, Dark Lager and Bock (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Preston Hartman Table Bear 4C: Schwarzbier Mile High Monks
2nd Mark McCabe Slam Dunkel 4B: Munich Dunkel
3rd George Delena
Co-Brewer: Jeff Gilbertson
Schwarzbier 4C: Schwarzbier Rock Hoppers

Table 3: Hybrids (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Matthew Chan Rye N Fly 6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer
2nd Jeremiah Reuter Bobblehead Blonde 6B: Blonde Ale
3rd Greg Foley Derr 6A: Cream Ale
HM Jeremy Gibbs Alt 7C: Dusseldorf Altbier

Table 4: English Pale and Brown (14 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Douglas Thiel Brother Barringtons Bitter 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter Rock Hoppers
2nd Scott Davidson Virgo 11A: Mild Fermentologists
3rd Mike Shaffer Bitter But Nice 8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter

Table 5: Porter, Scottish and Irish (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Robert Ruybal Coco Vanilla 12C: Baltic Porter The Fermentologists
2nd Kyle Kilman Kelman Scotch Ale 9E: Strong Scotch Ale
3rd Scott Douris Baltic Porter 12C: Baltic Porter Rock Hoppers
HM Matthew Zenthoefer Sledgehammer Scotch Ale 9E: Strong Scotch Ale

Table 6: Stout (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Andrew McArthur
Co-Brewer: Ryan Moore
Vitalogy Russian Imperial Stout 13F: Imperial Stout Aurora City Brew Club (AC/BC)
2nd Tanner Reynolds American Stout 13E: American Stout ACBC
3rd Richard Erickson Confluence 13B: Sweet Stout n/a

Table 7: IPA (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Colt Thiel Cetacea IPA 14A: English IPA
2nd Jeremiah Reuter Hotel Oscar Papa 14B: American IPA
3rd Nick Zeman Z’s Double IPA 14C: Imperial IPA

Table 8: Fruit, German Wheat and Rye (12 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Eric Gould
Co-Brewer: Brian Pramov
Hyper-Berry Chamber 20A: Fruit Beer
2nd Brian Pramov Awesome Sauce 20A: Fruit Beer Rock Hoppers
3rd Rebecca McKeever
Co-Brewer: Scott Neu
Becky And Scott’s Bavarian Hefe 15A: Weizen/Weissbier

Table 9: Belgian and French Ale, Sours (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jeffrey Selk Buffalo Kriek 17F: Fruit Lambic
2nd Dax Rush If I Were A Belgian 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Rock Hoppers
3rd Jeremy Williams
Co-Brewer: Josh Kingdon
Saisons Greetings 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale
HM Ed Townsend Smoky Fitzgerald 16E: Belgian Specialty Ale Fermentologists

Table 10: Belgian Strong (17 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Maugel
Co-Brewer: Jarrod Hanson
Top Of The Mountain Tripel 18C: Belgian Tripel
2nd Josh Given Ubbi Dubbel 18B: Belgian Dubbel Rock Hoppers
3rd Scott Davidson
Co-Brewer: Ryan Knauff
Menage-A-Quad 18E: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Fermentologists

Table 11: Spice, Herb, Vegetable (23 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Jeremy Williams
Co-Brewer: Josh Kingdon
Harvest Pumpkin Ale 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2nd Marissa Simmons Hazelnut Amber 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rd Robert Hemphill CAP-N-Cucumbers #94 21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Brew Brothers of Pikes Peak

Table 12: Strong Ales, Smoke and Wood (15 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Corey Melcher Barleywine 19C: American Barleywine Corey Melcher
2nd Jay Breidenbach Bach’s Rauchbier 22A: Classic Rauchbier
3rd Craig Horton Robust Porter W/Stranahan’s 22C: Wood-Aged Beer

Table 13: Specialty (25 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bryan Keas Hoppy Ending 23A: Specialty Beer Rock Hoppers
2nd Stefan Hatfield El Jefe 23A: Specialty Beer The Fermentologists
3rd Thomas Koep Sgt. Peppers - Yellow 23A: Specialty Beer Flocculant Basterds
HM Sara Goodwin Coffee Stout 23A: Specialty Beer Fermentologists

Table 14: American Ale (27 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Geoff Shipley Bantha Brown 10C: American Brown Ale
2nd Matt Mueller
Co-Brewer: Jen Williams
Airborne Red Ale 10B: American Amber Ale ACBC / Fermentologists
3rd Aaron Murphy Hop Down Brown 10C: American Brown Ale