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The national Beerdrinker of the Year contest at the Wynkoop Brewery honors the winner's "understanding of beer and its history and importance to civilization, and the entrant's efforts to educate others to the joys of great beer." The winner of this year's contest was Cody Christman of Denver, Colorado's first winner since the contest began 13 years ago. He was among three national finalists at the Wynkoop Brewery for the event. Photos by Jonathan Shikes and Marty Jones.