October 2017 Meeting Agenda

Rock Hoppers Brew Club Agenda

10/12/2017 6:45 PM – C.B. & Potts

President’s Report – Eric Gould

  • Welcome new members!
  • Buy stuff from C.B. & Potts, Rockyard, Kettle & Barrel, and Castle Rock Homebrew!
  • Sign up a friend – Recruiting a new paid member will earn you a free entry into the 2018 Biere de Rock competition!
  • Raffle – November Meeting
  • White Elephant – December Meeting
  • PAY YOUR DUES! – New year began in March, and it’s now October.

Event Director’s Report – Dax Rush

  • South Platte Bike Tour (23SEPT2017)
    • The trip included stopping at several breweries
      • Breckenridge
      • Locavore
      • Dead Hippie
      • St. Patricks
    • It was only a little damp at the end…
  • Stout Second Runnings from Jagged Mountain – feedback?
  • Boulder Brew Bus Trip (21OCT2017)
    • Schedule (11:00am-7:30pm):
      • 10:45am Meet at Park Meadows Mall parking lot (south side of Nordstrom)
      • 11:00am – Depart
      • 11:30am-12:30pm: Bruz
      • 1:00pm-3:00pm: Upslope/White Labs – Flatiron Park (Food Truck TBD or bring a Sack Lunch)
        • White Labs tasting room is next door to Upslope
      • 3:15pm-5:00pm: Avery (tour @3:30pm)
      • 5:15pm-6:30pm: Fate
      • 6:30pm: Depart
      • 7:30pm: Arrive at Park Meadows
    • Uber/Lyft/Light Rail to Park Meadows STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Club to provide a couple large coolers w/ice, cups, and H2O
    • BYO Brews to share on the bus
    • Optional built-in Kegerator…
  • BJCP Study Sessions

Competition Director’s Report – Jim Allen

Past Competitions:

Ed Moore, 1st, M1C: Sweet Mead, Sparkles coffee blossum

Brian Pramov with CoBrewers: Dax Rush, Eric Gould, Mike Bostwick, Phil Whited, Ed Moore, Rob Kausch, 3rd, 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer, Drunken Lullabies

Daniel Croll with CoBrewer: Larissa Croll, 2nd, 30A: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer, A Very ‘Chili’ Winter Stout

Heavy Medal Club:

Rock Hoppers Brew Club, 1st, Total points: 3, 2 medals: 2nd:1 3rd:1

Geoff Humphrey, 1st, Best Of Show Beer, 5C: German Helles Exportbier, Hakuna His Tatas

Geoff Humphrey, 3rd, 7B: Altbier, Your Crazy Matches My Crazy

Geoff Humphrey, 2nd, 21B: Specialty IPA, I Only Have 12 Bullets, So You’re Gonna Have to Share

James Allen, 3rd, 10B: Dunkles Weissbier, Double D’s Dunkelweizen

James Allen, 2nd, 17D: English Barleywine, Mind the Gap

Brian Pramov with CoBrewers: Dax Rush, Eric Gould, Mike Bostwick, Phil Whited, Ed Moore, Rob Kausch, 2nd, 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer, Drunken Lullabies

Brian Pramov with CoBrewer James Pinamonti, Abbey Charles, 2nd, 24B: Belgian Pale Ale, Stretchy Pants

Michael Bostwick, 3rd, 26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale, Lord Wellington’s Quad

Michael Bade, 1st, 22A: Double IPA, Kneewalke

Eric Gould with CoBrewer: Phil Whited, 1st, 30A: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer, Big Odie

Dax Rush with CoBrewers: Brian Pramov, Eric Gould, Mike Bostwick, Phil Whited, Ed Moore, Rob Kausch, 1st, 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer, Great things come out of bung holes

Heavy Medal Brewer:

Ed Moore, Total points: 23, 10 medals: BOSMead/Cider, 1st:5, 2nd:3, 3rd:1

  • GABF 2017 (Denver, CO)

Doug Thiel (w/Denver Beer Co), 1st, Pro-Am, Barrel Aged Barleywine, Just Another Pretty Face

Upcoming Competitions:



  Entry Deadline: 11/02/2017

Registration and Drop-Off Deadline: 10/27/2017
Bottles required: 2 (3 for Pro-Am)


Entry Fee: $7/entry
Entry Deadline: 12/09/2017

Visit the competitions page for more info

Interclub Competitions

  • December 2017: Belgians
  • February 2018: Stouts

Communications Director Report – Eric FrazierGlassware is available today

  • $6 per glass; Cash, check, card, or paypal (online)
  • Work Shirts
    • See Frazier to get your shirt and patch.

Treasurer’s Report – Dan Croll

Education Director’s Report – Mike Bostwick

  • BJCP Sensory Workout

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