Congratulations to our 2022 Peak-to-Peak ProAm Winners!

Congratulations to all of the 2022 Peak-toPeak ProAm winners!  Competition results are available below or at https://reggiebeer.com/?Web=1000692.  Entrant score sheets are also available from https://reggiebeer.com (log into your account to view them) and have been emailed to you. Winner highlights are:

Best Of Show

Dan Chase for their 21A: American IPA. Dan is not affiliated with a club.

ProAm w/ Left Hand Brewing

Brewer NameMedalStyleBrew NameClub
Jay Kinney1st27: Historical BeerLiquid OatsWeiz Guys (Loveland, CO)

Note to all winners

Medals not picked up at the award ceremony will be mailed in the coming weeks.

A big THANK YOU to all of our entrants, judges, stewards, volunteers and organizers! Without your continued support, we would not be able to make this happen.

Sponsors

We’d also like to thank our sponsors for this event. Now more than ever we need to support them back (when it is safe and healthy) to give back what they have given to us. Stop by their shop or taproom in the coming months, or visit them online to give them support. CHEERS!

Left Hand Brewing Company
Boulder Fermentation Supply
Quirky Homebrew Supply
Brew Hut Homebrew Supply
Bald Brewer
American Homebrewers Association/Brewers Association

2022 Big Brew Day

It’s back! We are excited to bring back our annual Big Brew Day event in honor of National Homebrew Day.

We’ll be at a club member’s private business, members will be notified via Slack and email. Non-members, please reach out via Facebook, Instagram, or email for more details. If you are planning to attend, please make sure to sign-up (via one of the above methods).

We’ll get started a little before 9a. Breakfast will be served at 9a, Global Toast at 11a, Lunch at 1p (we’ll supply the main dish, you supply the rest), and wrap-up by 4p. Bring everything you need including hoses and extension cords, electricity and water will be available.

For more information about Big Brew Day, check out the AHA’s site. You can pledge to brew while there, and also check out the 2 suggested recipes, THA COMMUNITY AMERICAN LAGER and DARK INCEPTION IMPERIAL PORTER.

Hope to see you there!

Peak-to-Peak 2022

After a year off due to pandemic we are back!

Information:

The 2022 Peak to Peak Pro-Am homebrew competition will be held between March 5th and March 26th, with a in-person/virtual Best of Show, ProAM and Awards Ceremony on March 26th. All beer categories in the 2021 BJCP Beer Style Guide(categories 1-34), including any new experimental beer styles, will be accepted.  Each entry is $8 payable via PayPal and three 12-oz bottles per entry are required.  For further information email consult our rules or email johnmarcjohnmarc@me.com.

Rules

Full competition rules are available here.

Pro-Am Rule Reminders

• If you accept a ProAm after entering our competition, please let the organizer know

• “The homebrewer brewing their recipe with the professional brewery CANNOT be, or have ever been, […] on the brewing staff, which includes employees involved in the brewing process or brewing production (e.g. brewer, lab technician, cellar crew, quality control, etc.) at any brewery.” Review the GABF ProAm Rules for complete eligibility details

ProAm Breweries

Left Hand Brewing

Additional Pro-Am breweries to be added as more sign-up.

Awards Ceremony

March 26th, timing and location TBD.

Need to be present to claim your prize,  but we will ship your medal.

Registration:

All registrations will be submitted via Reggie starting in February. Entries will be accepted between February 1st and March 3rd, judges can register during the same time.

Entry Drop Off:

Drop-offs will be accepted through close of business March 3rd. Please make sure to clearly identify entries as Peak-to-Peak Pro-Am (P2P) since many locations are drop-offs for several area competitions.

John Marc HomeSee Reggie for address
Quirky Homebrew Supply425 W 115th Ave #6, Northglenn, CO 80234
The Brew Hut15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
Boulder Fermentation Supply2510 47th St., Boulder, CO 80301
The Bald Brewer651 8th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80501

Sign up via Reggie

Congratulations to our 2020 Peak-to-Peak ProAm Winners!

Update 3/23/19: Our hearts go out to those impacted by the COVID-19 virus. We know that this has caused a disruption in many peoples lives and greatly impacted our friends at sponsors at all local breweries. If you are able to help out, please do. As an aside, we must apologize as this has also caused a delay in sending out award medals. We will be getting these out as soon as we can. Please reach out to e3@indianpeaksalers.org with any questions or concerns about this. Stay safe!

Congratulations to all of the 2020 Peak-toPeak ProAm winners!  Competition results are available here or at https://reggiebeer.com/?Web=1000524.  Entrant score sheets are also available from https://reggiebeer.com (log into your account to view them). Winner highlights are:

Best Of Show

Nick Lockwood (CoBrewer: Janti Klimecki) for his 19C: American Brown Ale, Little Bear Brown. Nick is a member of the Mountain View Mashers (Frederick, CO).

ProAms

BreweryWinnerStyleBeer Name
Beyond the Mountain Brewing CompanyEd Moore13A : Dark MildRhonda mild
Denver BeerAndrew Weaver30A : Spice/Herb/Vegetable BeerSatans Ass Sweat/ Rhubarb-Habanero
Kokopelli Beer CompanyDax Rush25C : Belgian Golden Strong AleN/A
Left Hand BrewingDan Chase21A : American IPAN/A
Mirror Image Brewing CoWilliam Clark12A : British Golden AleSpring Golden Ale
Tivoli Brewing CompanyMarc Wethington34C : Experimental BeerRotGut

Note to all winners

Medals not picked up at the award ceremony will be mailed in the coming weeks.

A big THANK YOU to all of our entrants, judges, stewards, volunteers and organizers! Without your continued support, we would not be able to make this happen.

Sponsors

We’d also like to thank our sponsors for this event. Now more than ever we need to support them back (when it is safe and healthy) to give back what they have given to us. Stop by their shop or taproom in the coming months, or visit them online to give them support. CHEERS!

Left Hand Brewing Company
Denver Beer Company
Kokopelli Brewing Company
Mirror Image Brew Co
Beyond the Mountain Brewing Company
Tivoli Brewing Company
Wibby Brewing Company
Hops & Berries
Brew Hut Homebrew Supply
Boulder Fermentation Supply
Quirky Homebrew Supply
American Homebrewers Association/Brewers Association

Pub Nights!

In 2020, we are starting up a new monthly meet-up called Pub Night. Each month (approx 4th Thursday of the month) we will be headed out to a local brewery for some social time to get to know members (and their friends/family) and try out, for the first or 100th time, a local brewery.

If you aren’t a member and want to check us out, please head on over and say hello!

Upcoming Dates

  • February 27th – Mirror Image Brewing
  • March 26th – Gunbarrel Brewing
  • April 23rd – Collision Brewing or Bootstrap
  • May 28th – Collision Brewing or Bootstrap (whatever we don’t do in April)
  • Rest of year – TBD

Check our Facebook page (public) or Slack (members online) for more details and regular updates.

2020 Peak-to-Peak ProAm

Sign-up via Reggie. Registration is now closed, but you can still update your ProAm status and Judge/Steward time slots.

Information:

The 2020 Peak to Peak Pro-Am homebrew competition will be held March 6th and 7th at the Oddfellows Lodge in Longmont, CO followed by the award ceremony in the Malt Room at Left Hand Brewing Company. All beer categories in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide (categories 1-34), including any new experimental beer styles, will be accepted.  Each entry is $8 payable via PayPal and two 12-oz bottles per entry are required.  For further information email consult our rules or email e3@indianpeaksalers.org.

Rules

Full competition rules are available here.

Pro-Am Rule Reminders

  • If you accept a ProAm after entering our competition, please let the organizer know
  • “The homebrewer brewing their recipe with the professional brewery CANNOT be, or have ever been, […] on the brewing staff, which includes employees involved in the brewing process or brewing production (e.g. brewer, lab technician, cellar crew, quality control, etc.) at any brewery.” Review the GABF ProAm Rules for complete eligibility details

ProAm Breweries

These breweries will be selecting a ProAm, but will not be submitting it to GABF

Additional Pro-Am breweries to be added as more sign-up.

Awards Ceremony

Where: Malt Room in Left Hand Brewing Tasting Room, 1265 Boston Avenue Longmont CO

When: March 7th – 5-6:30p, but feel free to stick around after and enjoy the tasting room.

Need to be present to claim your prize,  but we will ship your medal.

Registration:

All registrations will be submitted via Reggie starting in January. Entries will be accepted between Jan 31st and Feb 28th, while judges and stewards can register between Jan 31st and Mar 6th.

Entry Drop Off:

Drop-offs will be accepted through close of business February 28th. Please make sure to clearly identify entries as Peak-to-Peak Pro-Am (P2P) since many locations are drop-offs for several area competitions.

Left Hand Brewing Tap Room1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
Quirky Homebrew Supply425 W 115th Ave #6, Northglenn, CO 80234
The Brew Hut15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
Hops & Berries1833 E Harmony Rd #16, Fort Collins, Colorado 80528
Boulder Fermentation Supply2510 47th St., Boulder, CO 80301

Entry Shipping

Entries may be shipped to the Left Hand Brewing Tap Room at the above address.   The Indian Peaks Alers recommend shipping boxes from The Spirited Shipper to get your entries to us safely.  Check your AHA Member Deals for a discount from The Spirited Shipper.

Congratulations 2019 P2P ProAm Winners!

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Peak-toPeak ProAm winners!  Competition results are available here or at https://reggiebeer.com/ReggieWeb.php?Web=1000421.  Entrant score sheets are also available from https://reggiebeer.com. Winner highlights are:

Best Of Show

Jeff Shoup 2A: International Pale Lager

ProAms
4 Noses Brewing Company James Morgheim 29A : Fruit Beer – Strawberry Blonde
Kokopelli Beer Company Scott Ficarra 24C: Biere de Garde – 2018 Père Fouettard
Left Hand Brewing Patricia Ludwig 21A: American IPA – My Fav
Periodic Brewing Adrian Swanson 23B: Flanders Red Ale
Wibby Brewing Shawn Miller 5D: German Pils – Dudelsack Pilz

Medals not picked up at the award ceremony will be mailed in the coming weeks.  If you’re going to be volunteering at the Denver 1st round of NHC in a few weeks please email stewards@indianpeaksalers.org and we’ll have your medals available for pick up there.

A big Thank You to all of our entrants, judges, stewards, volunteers and organizers!

2019 Peak-to-Peak Pro-Am

Registration is now open! Sign-up via Reggie.

Information:

The 2019 Peak to Peak Pro-Am homebrew competition will be held March 8th and 9th at the Oddfellows Lodge in Longmont, CO followed by the award ceremony in the tasting room at Brewmented. All beer categories in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide (categories 1-34), including any new experimental beer styles, will be accepted.  Each entry is $8 payable via PayPal and two 12-oz bottles per entry are required.  For further information email consult our rules or email e3@indianpeaksalers.org.

Rules

Full competition rules are available here.

ProAm Breweries

Additional Pro-Am breweries to be added as more sign-up.

Awards Ceremony

Where: Brewmented Homebrew Supply and Brewery, 900 S. Hover Rd Unit C

When: March 9th – 6pm until ?

Need to be present to claim your prize,  but we will ship your medal.

We are excited to have  Smother From Another Mother slinging food from 4-8 to fill your bellies with goodness!

Registration:

All registrations will be submitted via Reggie starting in January. Entries will be accepted between Jan 28th and Mar 1st, while judges and stewards can register between Jan 28th and Mar 9th.

Entry Drop Off:

Drop-offs will be accepted through close of business March 1st. Please make sure to clearly identify entries as Peak-to-Peak Pro-Am (P2P) since many locations are drop-offs for several area competitions.

Left Hand Brewing Tap Room 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
Quirky Homebrew Supply 425 W 115th Ave #6, Northglenn, CO 80234
The Brew Hut 15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
Hops & Berries 1833 E Harmony Rd #16, Fort Collins, Colorado 80528
Boulder Fermentation Supply 2510 47th St., Boulder, CO 80301

Entry Shipping

Entries may be shipped to the Left Hand Brewing Tap Room at the above address.   The Indian Peaks Alers recommend shipping boxes from The Spirited Shipper to get your entries to us safely.  Check your AHA Member Deals for a discount from The Spirited Shipper.

2018 Big Brew Day

Grossenbart Brewery

1025 Delaware Ave, Longmont, CO 80501

8AM to 5PM

In conjunction with the American Homebrewers Association the Indian Peaks Alers will be holding our annual Big Brew Day event at Grossenbart Brewery.  Come see and interact with wild homebrewers in their native environment!

At noon Central time, thousands of homebrewers and beer lovers around the world will raise their glasses for a toast to homebrewing and the homebrewers that craft outstanding homemade beer, mead and wine. AHA founder Charlie Papazian selected this year’s official recipes, Rocky Raccoon’s Honey Lager and Dusty Mud Irish Stout. These recipes are in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the AHA and were among the first recipes published by Papazian.

 

Congratulations 2018 Winners!

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Peak to Peak Pro-Am winners!  Competition results are available here or at https://reggiebeer.com/ReggieWeb.php?Web=1000330.  Entrant score sheets are also available from https://reggiebeer.com.

Medals not picked up at the award ceremony will be mailed in the coming weeks.  If you’re going to be volunteering at the Denver 1st round of NHC in a few weeks please email stewards@indianpeaksalers.org and we’ll have your medals available for pick up there.

A big Thank You to all of our entrants, judges, stewards, volunteers and organizers!