Big Brew Day Events - May 2nd, 2015

Big Brew Day 2015 is upon us! We have two events this year.

Rockyard Brewery Big Brew Day

As in past years, the Rockyard Brewery will be hosting an event at their facility, starting at 8:00 AM, and will be providing base malt and yeast (1187 Ringwood Ale).

Please RSVP to Kjell with your grain and yeast needs, so he can plan ahead of time:

880 Castleton Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80109

Castle Rock Homebrew Supply Big Brew Day

New this year, Castle Rock Homebrew Supply will be providing free water, starting at 9:30 AM.

1043 Park Street Castle Rock, CO 80109

"Official" AHA Recipes

The American Homebrewer's Association has provided three "official" recipies for you to choose from. Of course, feel free to brew whatever you'd like, but here are the recipes, provide in both All Grain and Extract versions:

Rock Hoppers advance to NHC Nationals!

Rock Hoppers advance to NHC Nationals!

Congrats to our members who advanced! Here's the results:

  • Tom Thorpe - 2nd Place, category 7A (Amber Hybrid Beer)
  • Billy Beason - 2nd Place, category 12C (Porter)
  • Ed Moore - 3rd Place, category 24C (Traditional Mead)
  • Brian Pramov - 3rd Place, category 13F (Stout) and 3rd Place, category 20A (Fruit Beer)
  • Doug Thiel - 2nd Place, category 9E (Scottish and Irish Ale) 
  • George Delena - 1st Place, category 9E (Scottish and Irish Ale) and 3rd Place, category 21A (Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer)

Meetup with your fellow RockHoppers at Comrade Brewing!

Rock Hoppers meetup at Comrade Brewing this Saturday, 18 Apr, at 6 PM! Meet with your fellow hoppers and share a beer!‬

The brewery is located at:

7667 East Iliff Avenue #F
Denver, CO 80231

Get more information on their website:

Online Dues Payments now Available

Money SignWe have enabled payment of your 2015 dues online. Use the link on the top right (2015 Dues) in the menu bar to pay them. You can use PayPal through the site, or pay cash / credit card during the meetings. In either case, if you use a credit card, an additional fee is added, as the payment processing systems charge for the privlige.

105 West Brewing has formed!

Congratulations to our own RockHopper, Eric Seufert and his team for starting Colorado's newest Brewery, 105 West!


Next Rock Hopper Meeting is April 9th

lRock Hoppers Brew Club Agenda

Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:45 PM – Castle Rock Homebrew Supply

River North Brewery Tour is Tomorrow (March 7th)!

rnPlease joint your fellow Rock Hoppers this Saturday March 7th at 11:00 for a special tour of the River North Brewery located at: 

River North

2401 Blake St #1

Denver, CO 80205

River North will be opening their doors early just for the Rock Hoppers and will be informing us about their world class beer.  It should be a great event and a lot of fun with options to go to the numerous other breweries in the area afterwards too.

Rock Hoppers Come Up Big at Big Beers

bbCongratulations to all the Rock Hoppers that walked away with medals from Big Beers this last weekend.  The Rock Hopper contingent was strong in this fiercely contested battle with the following Rock Hoppers coming away with medals: 

Doug Thiel: 3rd Place Belgian Pale Ale

Billy Beeson: 1st Place Baltic Porter

Greg Geiger: 2nd Place Imperial Stout

Brian Pramov: 2nd Place Fruit Beer

Bryan Keas: 1st Place Specialty Beer


Honorable Mention (Even though he mistakenly indicated FOTR as his club):

Ed Moore: 2nd Place Strong Scotch Ale, 3rd Place Dopplebock, and HM Baltic Porter


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