Spooky Brewing Competition
the leaves fall each October, the
Prairie Homebrewing Companions gather
together the best homebrew from the best homebrewers to determine who is the 'Great Pumpkin'
Hoppy Halloween Challenge is known for its Medals hung from unique
All BJCP categories
including mead and cider can be entered, but
Halloween Challenge has TWO categories unique to this competition:
"Any beer with characteristics that would
identify it as being made for, and in the spirit of, Halloween."
Killed Hops Beer:
"A wet hop beer made with fresh undried hops that
displays the character of those hops in the flavor and aroma."
How spooky can you brew?
Full rules for the special categories are available HERE.
or comments on the Hoppy Halloween Challenge?
Hoppy Halloween Challenge 2017
your favorite scary brew?
2017 Competition Results
from 21 states
of Show - Beer:
Delano Stein with "Blackstone", an
English Barleywine from Lakeville, MN
of Show - Mead/Cider:
Josh Holbrook with "Kung Pao
Mead" a Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead from Baxter, MN and the Brainerd Blue Ox Brewers Society
Pratt, Waynesville, MO with MASH (Missouri
Association of Serious Homebrewers)
Killed Hops Beer:
Daul - "It Takes A Village" from Lauderdale, MN with the
St Paul Homebrewers Club
Boyce - "Good Vs. Evil--Balance Is EVERYTHING" from
St. Louis Park, MN with
the Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Halloween 2017 Results
Halloween 2017 medals and awards
They have supported the
PHC and Homebrewers with lots of great prizes that will be given out
as part of this competition so give them your support and let them
know that their involvement with the Hoppy Halloween Challenge is
Hoppy Halloween Sponsors
Halloween on BrewingTV
from BrewingTV was in Fargo for Hoppy Halloween 2010 and had a full
weekend. He covered 2 club brews, interviewed Susan Ruud about
the club's yeast bank, talked to featured speaker Jamil Zainasheff,
and covered Hoppy Halloween judging and awards including Halloween
Theme Beer Judging.
had a great time and you can see all the fun he had in Episode
23 of BrewingTV.
Halloween 2013 Medals
or comments on Hoppy Halloween?