Hoppers Clean Up Dredhop, Geiger Wins BOS!

Congratulations are in order to for your fellow hoppers who cleaned up at the 2009 Dredhop competition!

A BIG contratulations to Greg Geiger who won Best of Show with his Chase’s Grit Imperial Stout (named after his grandson). Greg will be brewing Chase’s Grit at Mountain Sun later this year.  He also nabbed third place in the BOS round with his Fruity Saison.  Not too shabby.

Another notable win was Kelly and Jason Kruegel’s first place finish in the German Wheat and Rye Beer category with their Drunken Uncle Weizen-Dunkel – the first Hopper Dunkelweizen to place in a show this year, making it eligible for the Rockyard pro-am entry.

Here’s the list of Hopper winners:

Best Of Show – Beer
3rd Place: Greg Geiger – Geiger’s Fruity Saison
1st Place: Greg Geiger – Chase’s Grit Imperial Stout

Category 2 – Pilsner
2nd Place: Michael Bade – Pink Ping Pong Ball

Category 3 – European Amber Lager
2nd Place: Michael Bade – Breakfast Beer

Category 8 – English Pale Ale
1st Place: Michael Bade – Republican Bitter

Category 10 – American Ale
2nd Place: Walt Chleva – Nailhead Pale Ale

Category 13 – Stout
1st Place: Greg Geiger – Chase’s Grit Imperial Stout

Category 14 – India Pale Ale (IPA)
2nd Place: Michael Bade – Simcoelicious

Category 15 – German Wheat And Rye Beer
1st Place: Kelly & Jason Kruegel – Drunken Uncle Weizen-Dunkel

Category 19 – Strong Ale
1st Place: Adam Glaser – Birthday Barleywine

Category 20 – Fruit Beer
1st Place: Greg Geiger – Geiger’s Fruity Saison

Category 21 – Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer
3rd Place: Aaron Bush – Cinnamon Disk

Category 23 – Specialty Beer
1st Place: Larry Hood – War Mondo Ale

For the complete list of winners, here’s the link:

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