Heavy Seas Beer AHA Rally

Homebrewers Association
Homebrewers Association

Event Details

Date: Sunday, May 18
Event Type: AHA Rallies
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Contact: Matt Bolling

Heavy Seas Beer Production Brewery
4615 Hollins Ferry Road
Halethorpe, MD 21227

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The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) is excited to bring our first Rally to Maryland since 2008 at Heavy Seas Beer!

Join us at Heavy Seas!

  • Sign up and enter your beer in the “Heavy C’s Homebrew Tournament”. See below for details.
  • Bring your best beer to share- attendees can share their homebrew at the Rally!
  • Meet brewery staff.
  • Take a VIP brewery tour.
  • Mingle with local  homebrewers.
  • Participate in a special Q & A session.
  • Win great prizes from the AHA and Heavy Seas, like the chance to design a specialty cask of Heavy Seas beer, or a day at Heavy Seas to be a ‘brewer for the day’!

The Homebrew Tournament

Here’s how it works:

  • Registration opens April 14th.
  • First and Second Place winners will be able to participate in a “Build Your Own Cask at Heavy Seas”
  • Entry is free, AHA Members are limited to 1 entry per person.
  • The competition will have a maximum of 32 available entries.
  • The competition will be limited to IPA styles and similar variants; Imperial, English, American, Red, White, Black.
  • Hop varieties used in the recipes are limited to “C” variant hops; Calypso, Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Citra, Cluster, Columbus, Crystal, and CTZ.
  • Deadline to enter the competition and is Friday, May 9th or until the competition is full. Sign up for entry below.
  • Entries require three 12 oz bottles or 22oz bombers
  • Drop-off/Shipping of competition entries will be accepted any time before the Rally, or can be brought to the Rally at 2pm on Sunday, May 18th.
  • The Rally and competition both kick off at 2 pm at Heavy Seas.

Competition Entry is Now Closed.

*Note: Competition entrants are still asked to RSVP to the Rally 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 Heavy Seas AHA rally poster to hang in your shop or at a club meeting! Heavy Seas

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