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December 30, 2013

Peterson Air Force Base Homebrew Competition 2014

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The Peterson Air Force Base (AFB) Homebrew competition is an AHA/BJCP sanctioned event

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More Info concerning entries below.

All entries must be electronically entered at

Each entry consists of two (2) bottles, entry fee and an entry/recipe form. 

Each bottle must have a bottle ID form attached with rubber bands. 

Bottles must have no labels, or other identifying markings (besides the bottle ID form). 

Entry/recipe and bottle ID forms can be found at these BJCP websites:

June 23, 2013

El Paso County Fair Homebrew Competition

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El Paso County Fair Homebrew


Entries due: July 18th

Judging: July 20th

Awards after judging at the County Fair

Welcome to the 2nd annual El Paso County Fair Homebrew Competition!  The El Paso County Fair Homebrew competition is an AHA/BJCP sanctioned event.

The following Summer beer styles will be accepted referencing the BJCP Style Guidelines:

1 Light Lager

2 Pils

6 Light Hybrid

10 American Ale

15 German Wheat & Rye

16 Belgian and French

20 Fruit Beer

Entries will be accepted from July 15th-18th.  Register electronically at  Only one beer per BJCP subcategory.  The entry fee is $5, make checks payable to “El Paso County Fair”. For each entry, submit 2 bottles with a bottle ID form attached to each by rubber bands.  Bottles should have no labels or other identifying markings aside from the bottle ID form.  ID forms can be printed from the registration website once you’ve registered your beer.

Please note that due to the limited amount of styles, we are capping the competition at 50 entries.

Drop your beer off  from 8 am-4pm, or ship to the Fairgrounds by July 18th.  Drop or Ship to:

Special Events Coordinator

El Paso County Fair and Event Complex

366 10th Street

Calhan, CO 80808

Pikes Peak Brewery in Monument

Old West Brewing Supplies

Judging will take place on July 20th at the fairgrounds and will be in accordance with the BJCP guidelines.

Ribbons will be awarded in each category for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.  Also, there will be a best in show award given out.  The awards will be presented at the Fair on July 20th along with the score sheets.  If you are not present, score sheets will be mailed to you.

Contact Info:  Suzan McCoy (719) 520-7882, Rich Mock (719) 332-8896, Marc Malenfant (719) 495-0716


January 7, 2013


by stephen
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Click here for more information about the 2013 Peterson Airforce Base Homebrew Competition


Entries: 501
Participants: 167
Available Judges: 39
Available Stewards: 24

Sponsors / Donations:

The Brew Hut (Aurora) Pikes Peak (Monument)
56 Ring (Colorado Springs) Arvada Beer (Arvada)
Hops and Berries (Ft Collins) Hop to It (Boulder)
BeerSmith Software Lone Tree Brewing (Lone Tree)
Paradox Beer Co (Woodland Park) Jet Carboy & Bottle Washer
Boelter Briess Malt & Ingredients
Samuel Adams TapHandle
Beer Drinker’s Guide to Colorado Tap-A-Draft (Woodland Park)
BottleMark Offero Omnis Glasses
Rock Bottom Brewery (Colorado Springs) Kitchen and Home Brew Supply (Woodland Park)
High Country Home Brew (Monument) Fort Collins Brewery (Fort Collins)
Old West Supply (Colorado Springs) The Beer Connoisseur
The Party Pig (Golden) Bristol Brewing
Wyeast Labs Avery Brewing Company
Northern Brewer BierWerks (Woodland Park)
Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ale

October 18, 2012

Bière de Rock Competition – First Call for Judges

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Bière de Rock Competition – First Call for Judges

This AHA/BJCP sanctioned competition centers on Belgian and French styles, BJCP categories 16, 17 b through f, and 18. Judging will take place Saturday, December 8, 2012.

A winning recipe will be brewed at Lone Tree Brewing Company, in Lone Tree Colorado for their Pro-Am entry into the 2013 Great American Beer Festival!

Complete rules, award, entry, volunteer, and sponsor information is available on the Bière de Rock website at

Save The Date – December 8, 2012

If you are a judge or steward in the area, please consider our lending your talents to our competition. We expect to double the entries we had last year.

If you are interested, please register via the Bière de Rock website so we can plan accordingly. 

Judge and steward registration began at 7:00 AM on October 1, 2012 and will end at 5:00 PM on December 6, 2012. Again, this is an AHA/BJCP sanctioned competition. BJCP points will be awarded to all judges, stewards and staff.

Judging will take place from 8:30 AM to (approximately) 12:00 PM at Lone Tree Brewing Company [Map]. Lunch will be provided.


Entry registration opens at 12:00 AM on November 1, 2012 and will close at 11:59 PM November 24, 2012.

Entries can be shipped or dropped off beginning at 10:00 AM on November 11, 2012 to 5:00 PM on November 24, 2012.

$6 per entry. Each entry will consist two (2) minimum 12 ounce capped, corked, or swing top bottles that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

To register and enter your beers, go to the Bière de Rock website, click “Register” from the main navigation, and proceed through the registration and entry process.

If you have already registered as a judge, simply log in and add each of your entries.

From our registration website, you can add (or import via BeerXML), edit, and track each of your entries. Additionally, you can print the required documentation (pre-filled in bottle labels and recipe forms based upon each of your entries). You can even pay your entry fees via PayPal or Google Wallet.


Go to the Bière de Rock website for general information or to contact one of the competition officials. Reply to this email to contact me.

September 18, 2012

Rock Bottom Homebrew Competition

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Update : Rock Bottom has extended the deadline for registration until Nov. 26th.  Get over to Rock Bottom’s Powers location and register now!

Here’s a cool local competition with Rock Bottom (Sept 2012).  They will select a “Best In Show” and here’s what you get:

  • Brew your recipe with Jason Leeman at the Colorado Springs Rock Bottom
  • 1 free keg of your beer to take home
  • $100 gift card at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
  • Your beer will be sold in Old Chicago and Rock Bottom in Colorado Springs
  • 3 category winners will win a Rock Bottom T-shirt and growler pack and $50 gift card at Rock Bottom

Proceeds will benefit the following charities:

  • UpADownA
    • UpaDowna is not just about enjoying outdoor activities, it’s about enjoying outdoor activities wisely. That’s why we are always promoting, advocating and exhibiting outdoor etiquette such as Leave No Trace, Trail Courtesy, and Share the Road.
  • Friends of Cheyenne Canyon
    • Are dedicated to preserving, protecting, and enhancing the natural, scenic, and historic resources of North Cheyenne Cañon Park, a 1,600 acre regional park acquired over 120 years ago by the City of Colorado Springs.  Volunteers raise funds and work to support educational and interpretive programs, improve facilities and trails, and advocate for increased understanding of the Park and its needs.

Sign-up works a little differently.  The registration form is due at Rock Bottom in Colorado Springs on or before Nov. 1.  Entries will be accepted between Jan. 8th – 15th.

See attached for more information.

Home brew contest flyer 8×11

Brewer registration Form

September 11, 2012

AHA Light Hybrid Due Date Announced

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Unfortunately, judging for Light Hybrids will have to take place before our Oct. meeting.  Drop off will be from the 24th – 28th at Justin’s house. Look him up on meetup or facebook for more information.  Judging will take place on the 29th, location TBD.  If you are interested in judging, please contact Justin.

August 31, 2012

Congrats to our brothers at CO State Fair Homebrew Competition

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A big congrats to our own Brew Brothers who placed at the 2012 Colorado State Fair FoamFest homebrew competition!

Mike Bordick

  • 3rd in Stout

Ned Brush

  • 2nd in Pilsner
  • 1st in Belgian & French Ale

Scott Buckholz

  • 3rd in Light Lager
  • 3rd in Dark Lager
  • 2nd in Amber Hybrid
  • 2nd in Porter

John Landreman

  • 1st in English Brown Ale
  • 1st in Belgian Strong Ale

Shane Verheyen

  • 3rd in Sour Ale
  • 3rd in Standard Cider & Perry

Ben Wilder

  • 1st in IPA