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Beer Drinker of the Year Contest ENTRY DEADLINE

BDOY overview --

The Beer Drinker of the Year is not only someone who truly enjoys, appreciates, and drinks beer, but knows a great deal about how beer is made, it’s legend and lore, and can demonstrate the range and depth of their beeriness.

Here is the entry page


what the event will include + what attendees who aren't competing can expect

BDOY will kick off with a reception hour for all guest attendees, BDOY hopefuls, judge panel, and brewers. There will be snacks and special Wynkoop pours, including Sally Hill's (the latest BDOY inductee) brew day recipe.


format of the competition

Emcee'd by Charles Fishler of Wynkoop Brewing, the contestants will face off through a series of BDOY rounds each scored by our panel of judges (panel to be announced). The rounds will vary and will include portions of beer knowledge, talent, comedy, and bribing of the judges. Scores will be calculated at the end of the rounds and one winner will be crowned. 


who should enter + how people can enter

Wynkoop is looking for passionate home brewers, local head brewers, or even someone who just really loves a good stout: AKA – you! We’re looking for contestants both near and far (e.g. local and national), to pass on the title of Beer Drinker of the Year.


To become a contestant and win a bunch of dope prizes, take our quiz to qualify (  Submission deadline is January 13, 2019.  The top contestants who can prove both their beer knowledge and showcase their unique personality will make it to the next round.


Our top three finalists will come to Denver where we will praise and pry their glorious beer brains! Travel and accommodations will be provided for the National Finals event on February 9th, 2019, where your beeriness will be tested by our panel of big-headed judges from 12 – 2 P.M.

Earlier Event: January 12
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Later Event: January 19
Estes Park Winter Festival