Industry Support

The Industry Subcommittee’s goals are to foster better communication between the AHA and industry entities, and to provide resources, assistance and guidance to the AHA based on concerns brought forward by said members of the homebrewing industry. The commitee was formed during the 2010 AHA National Homebrewers Conference.

Subcommitee members:

  • Jake Keeler (Chair) | AHA Governing Committee
  • Brad Smith | Beer Smith, LLC
  • Brian Wright | LD Carlson
  • Chris Farley | Northern Brewer
  • Chris Graham | MoreBeer
  • Chris Opela | Brewmaster Inc.
  • Jared Runyon | Brewcraft USA, Ltd.
  • John Blichmann | Blichmann Engineering
  • Juno Choi | BSG Handcraft
  • Justin Crossley | The Brewing Network
  • Reed Antis | Saratoga Zymurgist
  • Bryan Johnson | Great Fermentations
  • Ron Witkowski | love2brew
  • Susan Ruud | AHA Governing Committee
  • Tony Ferlotti | Atlantic Brew Supply
  • Jeff Oliver | Adventures in Homebrewing
  • Jimmy McMillan | Philly Homebrew Outlet
  • Keith Ubben | Homebrew Supply

 

Homebrew Supply Shop Survey

Our annual survey of home beer and wine retailers is used to provide both retailers and the AHA with a better understanding of current trends in the ever-growing homebrew industry. Contact the AHA for a copy of the most recent results.

AHA IndustryIndustry Track

Held at the AHA National Homebrewers Conference, the Homebrew Industry Track is a lineup of conference seminars and events aimed solely at the home beverage making industry. This event is focused on creating a stronger homebrew retail industry through discussion of best practices and issues that the industry may face. In past years presentations topics have included the annual Homebrew Supply Shop survey, common retailing practices and panel discussions with representatives from different areas of the homebrewing community. 2016 Industry Workshop details.

AHA Member Shops have access to past industry presentations given during National Homebrewers Conference.

Industry Forum

This area of the AHA Forum was created to provide a platform for communication, collaboration and sharing of information within the homebrew industry. Access is limited to industry professionals, and both posting and viewing this forum’s posts are available exclusively to approved participants. Regular users of the AHA Forum are not able to view or post.

For more information on Industry Subcommittee activities, including accessing survey results and the Industry Forum, please contact AHA Assistant Director Steve Parr.

Media Contact List Requests

Have an event or class coming up? AHA Member Shops may request state beer media contacts lists once a year to assist in promoting your business endeavors.

Support Your Local Homebrew Shop Bumper Stickers

Generate top-of-mind awareness and help your customers show their support for their local shop by carrying “Support Your Local Homebrew Shop” bumper stickers. Stickers are available for purchase in bulk quantities.

Support Your Local Homebrew Shop