Free State Brewing Co. AHA Rally

Homebrewers Association
Homebrewers Association

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 18
Event Type: AHA Rallies
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact: Matt Bolling

Free State Brewing Company Production Facilities
1923 Moodie Road
Lawrence, KS 66046

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The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) is bringing the first AHA Rally in Kansas to Free State Brewing Company!

Join us at Free State Brewing Company – Production Facility!

  • Enter the homebrew of your choice in the Free State AHA Rally Homebrew Competition Competition is now closed
  • Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Bacchus and Barleycorn by enjoying complimentary samples of a beer made in collaboration between Bacchus and Barleycorn, McCoy’s Public House, and Free State, as well as homebrewed versions of this special recipe!
  • Taste a special Pin from the Free State Barrel Program available exclusively to Rally attendees
  • Take home a Rally-exclusive gift from the AHA
  • Purchase Free State merchandise at special discounted rates
  • Meet Free State brewers and staff, including Owner/Founder Chuck Magerl
  • Take a VIP brewery tour of the Free State Production Brewery
  • Mingle with local homebrewers
  • Win great prizes from the AHA, Bacchus & Barleycorn, and Free State!

The Free State AHA Rally Homebrew Competition – How It Works

  • Competition entry is $5 per beer entered, to be payable at drop-off
  • All judging will be strictly blind by Free State brewers and qualified staff post-Rally
  • Bring 4 bottles of the homebrew of your choice, with this entry form filled out to the Free State AHA Rally
  • The winning homebrew will be brewed by Free State and entered into the 2015 Great American Beer Festival Pro-Am Competition

Please make sure to review the Competition Rules & Qualifications before entering.

The competition is now closed

*Competition entrants should still RSVP below

AHA rallies are free to current AHA members. Non-members can join now, or sign up onsite at a discounted member rate. Save time and fill out a membership form in advance to bring with you to the Rally. Don’t forget to RSVP to help us properly prepare for the event.


Homebrew Shops & Clubs

AHA rallies are an excellent platform to promote your business or club. Participate by volunteering at the rally or contact us to about setting up a booth, pouring homebrew or handing out promotional material at a rally near you. Don’t forget to print the Free State AHA Rally poster to hang in your shop or at a club meeting!


Photo © Free State Brewing Company

Homebrew for the holidays. Free gift with an AHA membership gift card!