Hopper Hat-Trick is Complete – Congrats to Aaron Bush!

The Hopper hat trick is official! Congratulations to Aaron Bush for winning the Best of Show in the Peterson Homebrew Competition 2010!

Aaron beat out nearly 400 entries to earn the BOS with his Munich Dunkel.

He also placed:

  • 1st in Dark Lager with Andech Dunkel
  • 3rd in Cider with Organic Hard Cider

Just so you know…this completes the Hopper trifecta of BOS in the last three consecutive competitions.

Six other Hoppers placed in the competition as well. They are:

  • Michael Bade
    • 2nd in Light Hybrid with Fizzy Whizzy Dizzy Blonde
    • HM in Light Lager with What Vowels? Bohemian Pilsner
    • 2nd in Bock with Monkey Boy Bock Doppelbock
  • Chris Egolf
    • 3rd in Scottish Ale with Ugh 80/-
  • Greg Geiger
    • 3rd in Belgian Strong with Thunder Golden Strong
  • Geoff Humphrey
    • 2nd in Belgian Strong with Bastogne Golden Blonde
  • Kelly and Jason Kruegel
    • 3rd in Bock with Das Barkinator Traditional Bock
    • 2nd in Strong Ales with Mmmmm…Boobies! English Barleywine


What is the Hopper Hat Trick, you ask? Well, the last three competitions’ BOS awards have been won by Rock Hoppers:

  1. Biere de Rock (80+ entries): Chris Egolf
  2. Big Beers, Belgians, and Barleywines (200+ entries): Greg Geiger
  3. Peterson AFB (380+ entries): Aaron Bush


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