Friday, August 26, 2011

Win 2011 GABF tix by picking hops

High HopsSome people are cotton pickers, but around Colorado this time of year the smart ones are hop pickers. And if you like harvesting hops and are still looking for tickets to the GABF then here is an event you might just want to look into.

High Hops at the Windsor Gardener ( is a fairly new homebrewing shop located at 6461 Hwy 392 in Windsor, Colorado. They also grow a lot of hops on their own farm! Over 30 varieties of hops are grown on site and they are looking to expand their operations further.

This year, they need your help in harvesting hops. They've put together a contest and the best hop picking team of two will will tickets to the Great American Beer Festival. For every pound of hops your team picks you get to keep 2oz of them!

The contest will be held at the Windsor Gardener on Sunday, September 4th. Pick hops from 12pm to 5pm. Food, tours and winners will be announced between 5pm and 6pm. See details in their flyer below. Happy Hop Picking!

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