Celebrate the 27th annual Big Brew on May 4, 2024

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Held on the first Saturday in May, Big Brew for National Homebrew Day is an opportunity to fire up the kettle and raise a glass to the greatest hobby there is— homebrewing!

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About Big Brew

In 1988, May 7 was announced before Congress as National Homebrew Day. The American Homebrewers Association created Big Brew as an annual event to celebrate National Homebrew Day around the world.

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Celebrate Big Brew Every Day

Love beer and want to try homebrewing or need a refresher? Get started with these helpful tips and videos.

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Official Recipes

Bring your homebrewing to a galaxy far, far away with these 5 Star Wars-inspired beer recipes.

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Big Brew Gear Guide

Gear up for Big Brew for National Homebrew Day with exclusive discounts and offers from your favorite homebrew suppliers.

Big Brew Gear Guide
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Marketing Materials

Download free promotional materials, including event posters, social media artwork, and more!

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Get Supplies

Find everything you need to brew your next batch by visiting your local homebrew supply shop.

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Learn to Make Beer

Get instructions for turning malt, hops, yeast, and water into a delicious beer using tools found in your kitchen!

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Get the How To Brew Book

How To Brew is the definitive guide on homebrewing written by expert, John Palmer. This book is perfect for those getting started, ready to advance, or wanting to brew better beer!


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