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  1. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  2. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  3. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  4. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  5. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  6. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  7. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  8. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  9. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  10. SD Homebrew Fest 2018

    Join us as we celebrate the homebrew community and its capacity for caring and charity!

    Come taste 35+ unique homebrews and mingle with the homebrewers themselves.

    SD Homebrew Fest 2018 is a special event during which the homebrewers and their beers are the main focus.

    Proceeds go to support Friends of Jefferson, a parent organization that helps teachers bridge the financial gap for art and science projects.

    You be the Judge:

    Festival attendees will taste and vote for their favorite beer. Prizes will be awarded for People’s Choice (favorite at the festival), as well for the top 3 beers selected by a group certified beer judges.

    Tickets are available to designated drivers. You’ll help save a lives and support our local schools!

    Visit the SD Homebrew Fest website for info and tickets, or to register your beer for the competition(s).

    http://www.sdhomebrewfest.com/

    Click here for Competition Registration

  11. In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

    Why Compete?

    Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

    What’s the Process Like?

    Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

    Who are the Judges?

    Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

    What Styles Can I Submit?

    It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

    2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

    February: New Brewers Only
    March: 3rd Annual SD Homebrew Fest
    April: Save the Maris Otter – Barleywines Only
    May: QUAFF Club Only
    June: Mash Heads Club Only
    July: Get Wheaty Wit’ It
    August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
    September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
    October: Saison vs Trappist Single
    November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
    December: Stout vs Porter

  12. Intro to Homebrewing

    An intro to homebrewing that will get you started making your own great beer.

    • Designed for beginning through intermediate brewers
    • Learn key terms
    • Overview of the ingredients and what they contribute
    • How different beer styles are created
    • The basic brewing process
    • Tips and Tricks for a successful brew day
    • Emphasis is on partial grain AKA extract AKA extract with grains brewing.
    • Saving the universe through homebrew!
    • Class Length – 1.5-2 hrs

    View our intro to brewing video here.

    Reserve Your Seat Here