Written by Dave Benfield
May 14th, 2012
Our H.E.R.O. home brewing competition has come to an end and we have a winner! We drank A LOT of delicious homebrews to find this year’s H.E.R.O., and while every entry had something unique to offer, one definitely stood out. Without further ado, ladies and gentleman, your 2012 top four H.E.R.O.s:
4TH PLACE, JALEPENO WHEAT, brewed by Cody Gabbard and Peter Jones of Arlington, VA.
3RD PLACE, BELGIAN IPA, brewed by Jason and Theresa Hage of Owings Mills, MD.
2ND PLACE, S’MORES PORTER, brewed by Keith Hipsley of Fallston, MD.
1ST PLACE, CHOCOLATE CHIPOTLE STOUT, brewed by Vincent and Suzanne Powers of Nottingham, MD. This silky-bodied stout boasts a spicy, chipotle pepper bite perfectly balanced by smooth, sweet chocolate for one unique, very drinkable beer. Congratulations, Powerses, you’ve earned it!
Vincent and Suzanne’s winning brew will be produced by our brewery and distributed in kegs and a limited run of 22oz bottles, available everywhere that our beer is sold. And, just like last year, we are donating EVERY SINGLE PENNY from the sale of H.E.R.O. Chocolate Chipotle Stout to charity.
That’s where all of you come in. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the story of an organization or individual in need of a hero by June 30th and we will choose one of these submitted causes to receive ALL of the proceeds from this promotion.
Keep those suggestions coming, and watch this blog for updates.