The AHA posted updates to the National Homebrew Competition for 2018 on HomebrewersAssociation.org and we want to make sure all AHA Forum users see the information.
You can find all the current 2018 information, including important deadlines, on the NHC main page.
Please make sure to read the updated Rules and Regulations
, which also contain the National Homebrew Competition styles that are reorganized from the 2015 Beer Judge Certification Program Style Guidelines
. For more specifics on styles, please reference the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines
for beer, mead, or cider. The Online Competition Application opens January 23, 2018 and runs through January 30, 2018. Mark your calendars!
Keep an eye on the NHC main page
for more specific dates and other information to be announced.Update Your Club Info
If you'd like your club to compete for the NHC Homebrew Club Award and the Gambrinus Award, check to see if your club is in our club database
and that the information is correct. If not, make sure to register or update
your club's information by midnight, December 31, 2017.
Club registration with the AHA is free.