Results 2018

Results – Highlands Ranch Home Brew Competition 2018

Thank you everyone who entered this year’s competition. We had over 30 entries, and some very good beer! If your name and beer are listed below, you should feel very proud. Your brew made it through at least 2 rounds, and if you were a finalist, your brew made it through 3 rounds to be judged by brewers from 3 Freaks Brewery, Myself, Beer reps from Davidsons Liquor, Dustin from The Brewtography Project, Personal Trainer Dylan Santos, as well as some representatives from the HRCA.

I want to extend a huge thank you to all of the sponsors who made this year’s Highlands Ranch Home Brew Competition possible:

Davidsons Liquor
Broadway Brew Supply
Grist Brewing Company
Highlands Ranch Beer Fest

Without these sponsors the event would not be possible.

Please click the names above to be sent to each of these sponsor’s web page.


Competition Results

Grand Champion:

Sean Peters – PB Porter

2nd Place Overall:

Steve Kelley – Blonde Ale

3rd Place Overall:

Michael Minyard – Black IPA


Category Winners


Light Category

1st Place: Steve Kelley – Blonde Ale (2nd PLACE OVERALL)

2nd Place: Steve Broucek – Blueberry Wheat

3rd Place: Gilbert Ochoa – Witra


Dark Category

1st Place: Sean Peters – Peanut Butter Porter (GRAND CHAMPION)

2nd Place: Daniel Croll – Wee Heavy

3rd Place: Jason Ullom – Oatmeal Milk Stout


Hoppy Category

1st Place: Michael Minyard – Black IPA (3rd PLACE OVERALL)

2nd Place: Jason Ullom – New England IPA

3rd Place: Greg Weinmaster – IPA


Open Category

1st Place: Stephen Mills – CocoLimeNut

2nd Place: Mike Munhall – Blackberry Cider

3rd Place: Larissa Croll – Fruit Saison


All prizes, including ribbons and trophies, can be picked up beginning this Friday, June 8th at Southridge Rec Center. Just head over to the Member Services Desk and let them know you are there to pick up your prizes. If you are a cash prize winner, I will contact you for additional information.


Again, thank you for everyone who entered this year. I hope to see your brew again next year!

I will be in contact with the winners of my custom designed labels via email within the next few weeks.


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