There were 350 entries judged and 250 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Beer

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJoe MonksAschenbecher6B: RauchbierNorthern Hills Homebrew Club

Best of Show – Cider

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRusty BrinkmanG O JC1A: New World CiderHigh Plains Drafters

Best of Show – Ace of Clubs 2018

PlaceWinner
1stHigh Plains Drafters
2ndWeiz Guys
3rdRock Hoppers

Best of Show – Top Wyoming Brewer

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
Joe MonksAschenbecher6B: RauchbierNorthern Hills Homebrew Club

Best of Show – Melvin Pro-Am

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
James Estes
Co-Brewer: Amy Estes
Child Labor Czech3B: Czech Premium Pale LagerIBU

Best of Show – Accomplice Pro-Am

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
Miroslav TomschikMorgiana3D: Czech Dark LagerLaramie Brew Club

Best of Show – Altitude Pro-Am

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
Jack MillerLittle GB27A: Historical BeerIBU

Best of Show – One Eyed Buffalo - Brew on Premise

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
John GawthropColorado Blonde25A: Belgian Blond AleWeiz Guys

Best of Show – Frontier Brewing - Brew on Premise

Brewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
Scott FicarraKolsch5B: KolschNone

Winning Entries

Table 1: Czech Lagers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJames Estes
Co-Brewer: Amy Estes
IBU
Evansville, WY
Child Labor Czech3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager
2ndMiroslav TomschikLaramie Brew Club
Laramie, WY
Morgiana3D: Czech Dark Lager
3rdMichael Bliven
Eaton, CO
Czech Premium Pale Lager3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager

Table 2: Pale Malty European Lager (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stScott FicarraNone
WINDSOR, CO
Bavarian Helles4A: Munich Helles
2ndBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
2-18 Mai Bock4C: Helles Bock
3rdErnie SmithIBU
Casper, Wyoming
Helles Belles4A: Munich Helles

Table 3: Pale Bitter European Beer (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stShawn MillerHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, wy
Thy Dilly5D: German Pils
2ndGeoff HumphreyRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Mein Sprockets5C: German Exportbier
3rdScott FicarraNone
WINDSOR, CO
Kolsch5B: Kolsch

Table 4: European Dark & Strong Lager (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stEd MooreRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Co
Miss Kitty Batltic Porter9C: Baltic Porter
2ndJay KinneyWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Mock Bock
Info: Amber/Dark Color
9A: Doppelbock
3rdShawn MillerHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, wy
3rd Darkness8B: Schwarzbier

Table 5: German Wheat (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJames AllenRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, CO
Ein Prosit!10A: Weissbier
2ndPhilip LaFleurWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Chiquita Hefeweizen10A: Weissbier
3rdJames AllenRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, CO
Noch Ein Bier, Bitte.10B: Dunkels Weissbier

Table 6: English Pale & Bitter (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJay KinneyWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
My Pub ESB 311C: Strong Bitter
2ndErnie SmithIBU
Casper, Wyoming
Bitter Brit IV11C: Strong Bitter
3rdNick Perakos
Evans, Colorado
British Invasion11C: Strong Bitter

Table 7: English Brown (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stGlenn BerryParker Hopaholics
Elizabeth, CO
Roxy's Brown Porter13C: English Porter
2ndJack MillerIBU
Casper, Wyoming
Jackson's Brown13B: English Brown Ale
3rdJay KinneyWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Brown Beauty Too13A: Dark Mild

Table 8: English Dark (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stMark BoelmanWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
A Dream Of Mine, A Nightmare Of Yours16A: Sweet Stout
2ndBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
14-17 Forgien Extra Stout16D: Foreign Extra Stout
3rdWade Meyer
Co-Brewer: Ty Rap
Poudre Valley Homebrewers Guild
Greeley, CO
Milk Stout16A: Sweet Stout
HMPatrick ChavezAurora city brew club
Aurora , Colorado
Oatey Bagoaty 16B: Oatmeal Stout

Table 9: English Strong (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJacob Roush
Loveland, CO
Dinna Fash17C: Wee Heavy
2ndBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
1-15 Thomas Hardy17D: English Barleywine
3rdDouglas SchmidtHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Hardy's Beer17D: English Barleywine

Table 10: Irish Ale (18 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJoe MonksNorthern Hills Homebrew Club
Sundance, WY
Sardonic Stout15B: Irish Stout
2ndJay Walford
Co-Brewer: Brandon Fitzgerald

Cheyenne, WY
Mr. Biggs15A: Irish Red Ale
3rdGerald McIlvenna
Co-Brewer: Adam McIlvenna

Aurora, Colo.
McOva Irish Stout15B: Irish Stout

Table 11: American Standard Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stPeter Sustr
Morrison, Colorado
Wheat Rules Everything Around Me1D: American Wheat Beer
2ndJay Walford
Co-Brewer: Brandon Fitzgerald

Cheyenne, WY
Lawnmower Man Deuce1C: Cream Ale
3rdWade Meyer
Co-Brewer: Ty Rap
Poudre Valley Homebrewers Guild
Greeley, CO
Zoe1D: American Wheat Beer

Table 12: American Pale Ale (16 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stA.J. Andrews
Loveland, Colorado
Fingers Crossed Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
2ndJacob Lindholm
Peyton, CO
Jake's Pale Ale18B: American Pale Ale
3rdJacob Roush
Loveland, CO
Aspen Gold18A: Blonde Ale

Table 13: American Amber & Brown (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stChad LegerskiHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Black Widow Red Ale19A: American Amber Ale
2ndMatthew SackettHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Steam Me Up Scotty19B: California Common
3rdNicholas Lockwood
Co-Brewer: Janti Klimecki

Longmont, CO
Little Bear Brown19C: American Brown Ale

Table 14: American Porter and Stout (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJoe MonksNorthern Hills Homebrew Club
Sundance, WY
Chernyy20C: Imperial Stout
2ndMichael Bliven
Co-Brewer: Kai Koponen

Eaton, CO
American Porter20A: American Porter
3rdNick Perakos
Evans, Colorado
Oatiboat Stout20B: American Stout
HMGlenn BerryParker Hopaholics
Elizabeth, CO
Russian Steel20C: Imperial Stout

Table 15: American Strong (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJon UnruhHigh Plains Drafters
Pine Bluffs, WY
Juiciest Secret22A: Double IPA
2ndGeoff ColemanThe Brewing Network
Fort Collins, CO
Hybrid Theory22A: Double IPA
3rdMatt MillerRimrock Brewers Guild
Billings, Montana
Double IPA22A: Double IPA

Table 16: American IPA (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stBrad BagbyGrist Busters
Denver, Colorado
Hardwired...To Dry-Hop21A: American IPA
2ndStefan HacklerHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Citra IPA21A: American IPA
3rdMichael SullivanBighorn Homebrew Club
Gillette, Wyoming
Doppy IPA No. 421A: American IPA

Table 17: Specialty IPA (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stMiroslav TomschikLaramie Brew Club
Laramie, WY
Not So Wild
Info: New England IPA^Session Strength
21B: Specialty IPA
2ndChris Mulligan
Loveland, CO
Midnight Run Black IPA
Info: Standard Black IPA^Standard Strength
21B: Specialty IPA
3rdDaniel ChristensenIBU
Casper, Wyoming
High On Hops Session IPA
Info: Session stength American IPA^Session Strength
21B: Specialty IPA

Table 18: Belgian & French (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJay KinneyWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Biere De Fete
Info: Amber Color
24C: Biere de Garde
2ndMark Pennick
Co-Brewer: Josh DeHart
Foam on the Range
Denver, CO
P@$$Y Grabbin' Belgian Pale24B: Belgian Pale Ale
3rdScott FicarraNone
WINDSOR, CO
Biere De Mars
Info: Amber Color
24C: Biere de Garde

Table 19: Trappist Ale (20 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stRobert Duran
Loveland, CO
Belgian Triple26C: Belgian Tripel
2ndGary BlackJefferson County Home Brewers
Arnold, Missouri
Morning Vespers26A: Trappist Single
3rdJay StreverRimrock Brewers Guild
Billings, MT
CGR26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Table 20: Sour & Wild Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stPhilip Whited
Co-Brewer: Eric Gould
Rock Hoppers
Parker, CO
For The Horse You Grow Much Fonder
Info: Golden farmhouse with Pedio/Lacto and aged on oak/palisade glowhaven peaches.
28C: Wild Specialty Beer
2ndKevin Ramler
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Brett Saison
Info: The base style is saison(25B). It is not a 100% Brett fermented beer.
28A: Brett Beer
3rdLeo VittSPALT
Sidney, Nebraska
Peche
Info: Peach^Low/None Sweetness^Medium Carbonation
23F: Fruit Lambic

Table 21: Spice, Herb, Veg (22 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJay Walford
Co-Brewer: Brandon Fitzgerald

Cheyenne, WY
German Chocolate Stout
Info: Sweet Stout as base style; brewed with cacao nibs and toasted coconut flakes
30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
2ndPeter Sustr
Morrison, Colorado
Red Clouds Smokey Mountain
Info: Stout base w Smoked Chipotle peppers
30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rdMark Pennick
Co-Brewer: Josh DeHart, “Spot Me México Will Pay!”
Foam on the Range
Denver, CO
Tremendous Wall Green Chili Agave Wheat
Info: American Wheat with Hatch Green Chilies and Blue Agave.
30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
HMRob HardistyWeiz Guys
Fort Collins, Colorado
Good Morning Blonde
Info: Blonde Ale base style; infused with Coffee
30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Table 22: Fruit Beers (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stGerald McIlvenna
Co-Brewer: Adam McIlvenna

Aurora, Colo.
McOva Strawberry/Rhubarab Cream Ale
Info: Base Beer: Cream Ale; Fruits: Strawberry, & Rhubarb.
29B: Fruit and Spice Beer
2ndMike MyersThe Brewing Network
Loveland , Colorado
Its Meyer Not Myers
Info: Kettle soured using goodbelly probiotics, wheat beer style, using meyer lemon puree.
29C: Speciality Fruit Beer
3rdStephen Underwood High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wy
Stephen UnderwoodAmerican Wheat
Info: American Wheat Watermelon
29A: Fruit Beer

Table 23: Wood & Smoke Beers (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stGeoff HumphreyRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Blithering Blattard Bastard
Info: English Barleywine aged for 3 months on medium toast American oak.
33A: Wood-Aged Beer
2ndGeoff HumphreyRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
You're A Lot Smarter Than I Look
Info: Belgian-style Brune aged on rum-soaked, heavy toast oak.
33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
3rdPhilip Whited
Co-Brewer: Eric Gould
Rock Hoppers
Parker, CO
Oden's Last Ryed
Info: Rye English Style Barleywine aged in a Rye Wiskey barrel for 6 months.
33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer

Table 24: Specialty & Experimental (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stMichael SullivanBighorn Homebrew Club
Gillette, Wyoming
Mex-I-Can
Info: Mexican Chocolate Milk Stout. Its a milk/sweet stout with chocolate/chili added. ingredients outside of mash include: lactose sugar, domincan cocoa, chili-cayenne-chimayo powder, cinnomon sticks.
34C: Experimental Beer
2ndMark Pennick
Co-Brewer: Josh DeHart
Foam on the Range
Denver, CO
Sticky Fingers Saison
Info: Pale, super strength Ssidon that is a hybrid with Sauvignon blanc wine. New Zealand hops and grapefruit.
34C: Experimental Beer
3rdEd MooreRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Co
Sammy Forbidden Fruit
Info: Hoegaarden's forbidden fruit clone - special yeast and no adjuncts added fruit notes come from yeast and grain.
34A: Clone Beer

Table 25: Mead (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stEd MooreRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Co
Sparkles Wit BraggotM4A: Braggot
2ndEd MooreRock Hoppers
Highlands Ranch, Co
Sparkles Mojito Mead
Info: Standard, still, sweet Mojito added to orange blossom honey
M4C: Experimental Mead
3rdCaroline Van Sant-CrowleIndian Peaks Alers
Brighton, Colorado
Star Thistle MeadM1A: Dry Mead
HMBrent Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, Wyoming
10-08 Traditional MeadM1C: Sweet Mead

Table 26: Cider & Perry (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stRusty BrinkmanHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
G O JC1A: New World Cider
2ndLeo Caselli
Co-Brewer: Samantha Caselli
High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
Mountain Hound ApfelweinC2C: Applewine
3rdJohn HiattWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Rachel's Raspberry Cider
Info: 5 gallons Sprouts brand organic pasteurized cider 30 oz frozen organic raspberries added frozen to cider after FG reached
C2B: Cider with Other Fruit

Table 27: Scottish Ale (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stRusty BrinkmanHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
Willy's Draught14B: Scottish Heavy
2ndPhilip LaFleurWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Haggis Eater14C: Scottish Export
3rdErnie SmithIBU
Casper, Wyoming
Sassenach14B: Scottish Heavy
HMGeorge ZakHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
Some Day14A: Scottish Light

Table 28: Strong Belgian Ale (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stMark Pennick
Co-Brewer: Scott Tanner
Foam on the Range
Denver, CO
Sari Street Saison
Info: Standard Strength^Pale Color
25B: Saison
2ndJohn GawthropWeiz Guys
Loveland, Colorado
Colorado Blonde25A: Belgian Blond Ale
3rdMark Pennick
Co-Brewer: Josh DeHart
Foam on the Range
Denver, CO
Hamilton's Golden Standard Strong25C: Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Table 29: Amber Bitter European Beer (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stMike MyersThe Brewing Network
Loveland , Colorado
Altbier Smaltbier7B: Altbier
2ndPaul DeyHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
Free Malt VL7A: Vienna Lager
3rdDavid KiltsWeiz Guys
Fort Collins, Colorado
Alte Schule7B: Altbier

Table 30: Amber Malty European Lager (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJoe MonksNorthern Hills Homebrew Club
Sundance, WY
Aschenbecher6B: Rauchbier
2ndTed Wickham
Co-Brewer: Orris Wickham
High Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
4-16 Dunkels Bock6C: Dunkels Bock
3rdPaul DeyHigh Plains Drafters
Cheyenne, WY
Baaaaaaaaahhhhhhhck6C: Dunkels Bock

Table 31: Historical Beer (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerClubEntry NameStyle
1stJay KinneyWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Hello Porter
Info: Pre-Prohibition Porter - An American adaptation of English Porter using American ingredients, including adjuncts.
27A: Historical Beer
2ndPhilip LaFleurWeiz Guys
Loveland, CO
Joe Roggenbier
Info: Roggenbier
27A: Historical Beer
3rdJack MillerIBU
Casper, Wyoming
Little GB
Info: London Brown Ale
27A: Historical Beer