Hoppers Three-peat with Big Beers BOS Winner Charlie Gottenkieny

Congratulations to our own Charlie Gottenkieny for his Best of Show at the Big Beers, Belgians, and Barleywines festival in Vail over the weekend!

That makes a Best of Show THREE-PEAT for Hoppers in the last three regional competitions:

  • Rocky Mountain Homebrew Challenge (Chris Eglof)
  • Biere de Rock (Billy Beeson)
  • Big Beers, Belgians, & Barleywines (Charlie Gottenkieny)

Other Hoppers showed their strength in the competition as well:

  • Brian Pramov/Kelly Kruegel – Silver in Wood and Smoke
  • Phil Penningroth – Gold in Strong Ales, Silver in Belgian Strong – Light Color
  • Charlie Gottenkieny – Gold in Saison and Biere de Garde
  • Jim Denier – Silver in Belgian Strong – Dark Color
  • Bridgette Geiger – Bronze in Porter and Stout, Bronze in Specialty
Rock on, Hoppers!

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