Which brews to choose?
Oktoberfest, firefighter beer contest return for 2nd outing
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Northwest firefighters, from left, Sean Dibbern, Jason Garzon
and Brian Sturgeon go through the steps of making home-brewed beer
at the Thunder Canyon Brewery on Friday. The firefighters will be
competing in the Second Annual Oktoberfest, complete with a
beer-making challenge, on Oct. 22. Dibbern is looking to win for a
second consecutive year with his chocolate-raspberry brew.
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Northwest firefighter Jason Garzon, at right, works with Brian
Sturgeon to funnel a beer brew into another container, during a
short presentation Friday at the Thunder Canyon Brewery on how to
get a home-brewed beer started. Oktoberfest will be held in the
Foothills Mall parking lot, just outside of Thunder Canyon Brewery
on Oct. 22. Tickets are available online at