Congrats to the winners of the SFHG’s AHA-BJCP certified Bring Your Brews Homebrew Competition! There were 29 entries in this competition. We capped the event off with a great share at Anchor Brewing and followed up with a BJCP presentation from our very own Dermot Stratton.
Great year of SFHG competition everyone!!
1st – Kevin Inglin’s Knees Bees Southern English Brown
2nd – Paul Liszewski’s W90 Russian Imperial Stout
3rd – Alfredo Rodriguez’s Ahi Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Honorable Mention– Nicholas Damoth’s Road to Nowhere Saison
It was a gorgeous day at Marx Meadow in Golden Gate Park, where the SF Homebrewers Guild held our 2nd annual Summer picnic event. Thanks to the 70+ SFHG members, friends, and family who showed up and shared their Saturday and their homebrew with us all!
Congrats to the winners of the SFHG’s AHA-BJCP certified Tribute to America Homebrew Competition covering American Pale Ale, Amber, Brown, and Hefeweizen. The winners were:
1st – Alex Deacon’s Pale Ale
2nd – Karlo Berket & Sami Rollins American Amber
3rd – Tom Pellack’s American Brown
People’s Choice – Randy Swanson’s Coco Brown
The May 3rd Big Brew Day at Paul L’s Motobrewing space was excellent! Everyone had a blast and learned a bunch about brewing. Huge thanks to Paul & Miriam L for organizing and hosting, filling growlers, and teaching about all grain brewing! Thanks Chris C for teaching the extract brewing class! Can’t wait to try the beers. Cheers everyone!
We had another excellent SFHG Monthly Meeting at Anchor Brewing this March, featuring a talk and Q&A with the brilliant sour beer maker and co-founder of Berkeley’s The Rare Barrel. Jay is a fabulous speaker and he really dazzled the 60+ SFHG members who were on hand by talking about how he got started in the beer biz, how to make a great sour beer, and how he takes a very experimental homebrewer-like approach to making all beer at The Rare Barrel.
Other exciting news – the SFHG will be holding elections for leadership positions at our next monthly meeting. If you’re interested in giving some of your time to our amazing community of homebrewers, please check out the SFHG Charter and put your name in the ring by notifying us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meanwhile, check out these great pics from our March meeting at Anchor.