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

There were 272 entries judged and 251 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

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Thank you for your interest in the The Brew Hut Annual Homebrew Competition organized by The Brew Hut, Aurora, CO. Be sure to read the competition rules.

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

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJeffrey SelkBuffalo Kriek17F: Fruit Lambic
2ndPreston HartmanTable Bear4C: SchwarzbierMile High Monks
3rdAndrew McArthur
Co-Brewer: Ryan Moore
Vitalogy Russian Imperial Stout13F: Imperial StoutAurora City Brew Club (AC/BC)

Winning Entries

Table 1: Light Lager and Pilsner (16 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stNathan Handberry
Co-Brewer: Nick Carlson, Jared Gatti
Hoppy Pils2A: German Pilsner (Pils)
2ndJim MaurerMais Geferttert Pils2C: Classic American Pilsner
3rdDaniel BergbauerBergMunder1E: Dortmunder Export
HMStephen StanleyAmerican Urquell2B: Bohemian PilsenerAurora City Brew Club

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

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stPreston HartmanTable Bear4C: SchwarzbierMile High Monks
2ndMark McCabeSlam Dunkel4B: Munich Dunkel
3rdGeorge Delena
Co-Brewer: Jeff Gilbertson
Schwarzbier4C: SchwarzbierRock Hoppers

Table 3: Hybrids (15 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew ChanRye N Fly6D: American Wheat or Rye Beer
2ndJeremiah ReuterBobblehead Blonde6B: Blonde Ale
3rdGreg FoleyDerr6A: Cream Ale
HMJeremy GibbsAlt7C: Dusseldorf Altbier

Table 4: English Pale and Brown (14 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stDouglas ThielBrother Barringtons Bitter8A: Standard/Ordinary BitterRock Hoppers
2ndScott DavidsonVirgo11A: MildFermentologists
3rdMike ShafferBitter But Nice8A: Standard/Ordinary Bitter

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

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stRobert RuybalCoco Vanilla12C: Baltic PorterThe Fermentologists
2ndKyle KilmanKelman Scotch Ale9E: Strong Scotch Ale
3rdScott DourisBaltic Porter12C: Baltic PorterRock Hoppers
HMMatthew ZenthoeferSledgehammer Scotch Ale9E: Strong Scotch Ale

Table 6: Stout (23 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stAndrew McArthur
Co-Brewer: Ryan Moore
Vitalogy Russian Imperial Stout13F: Imperial StoutAurora City Brew Club (AC/BC)
2ndTanner ReynoldsAmerican Stout13E: American StoutACBC
3rdRichard EricksonConfluence13B: Sweet Stoutn/a

Table 7: IPA (27 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stColt ThielCetacea IPA14A: English IPA
2ndJeremiah ReuterHotel Oscar Papa14B: American IPA
3rdNick ZemanZ’s Double IPA14C: Imperial IPA

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

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stEric Gould
Co-Brewer: Brian Pramov
Hyper-Berry Chamber20A: Fruit Beer
2ndBrian PramovAwesome Sauce20A: Fruit BeerRock Hoppers
3rdRebecca McKeever
Co-Brewer: Scott Neu
Becky And Scott’s Bavarian Hefe15A: Weizen/Weissbier

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

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJeffrey SelkBuffalo Kriek17F: Fruit Lambic
2ndDax RushIf I Were A Belgian16E: Belgian Specialty AleRock Hoppers
3rdJeremy Williams
Co-Brewer: Josh Kingdon
Saisons Greetings16E: Belgian Specialty Ale
HMEd TownsendSmoky Fitzgerald16E: Belgian Specialty AleFermentologists

Table 10: Belgian Strong (17 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stMichael Maugel
Co-Brewer: Jarrod Hanson
Top Of The Mountain Tripel18C: Belgian Tripel
2ndJosh GivenUbbi Dubbel18B: Belgian DubbelRock Hoppers
3rdScott Davidson
Co-Brewer: Ryan Knauff
Menage-A-Quad18E: Belgian Dark Strong AleFermentologists

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

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stJeremy Williams
Co-Brewer: Josh Kingdon
Harvest Pumpkin Ale21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndMarissa SimmonsHazelnut Amber21A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdRobert HemphillCAP-N-Cucumbers #9421A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable BeerBrew Brothers of Pikes Peak

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

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stCorey MelcherBarleywine19C: American BarleywineCorey Melcher
2ndJay BreidenbachBach’s Rauchbier22A: Classic Rauchbier
3rdCraig HortonRobust Porter W/Stranahan’s22C: Wood-Aged Beer

Table 13: Specialty (25 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stBryan KeasHoppy Ending23A: Specialty BeerRock Hoppers
2ndStefan HatfieldEl Jefe23A: Specialty BeerThe Fermentologists
3rdThomas KoepSgt. Peppers - Yellow23A: Specialty BeerFlocculant Basterds
HMSara GoodwinCoffee Stout23A: Specialty BeerFermentologists

Table 14: American Ale (27 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stGeoff ShipleyBantha Brown10C: American Brown Ale
2ndMatt Mueller
Co-Brewer: Jen Williams
Airborne Red Ale10B: American Amber AleACBC / Fermentologists
3rdAaron MurphyHop Down Brown10C: American Brown Ale