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|Advanced Mashing for the Homebrewer
|By understanding how to produce more efficient, fermentable, and stable wort for your beer, you can create delicious beverages!
|Boza: Ancient Sourdough Fermented Drink
|Find out how to make boza, a fermented drink with a history dating back many centuries that has many health and nutritional benefits.
|Brettanomyces: From Spoilage Organism to Rising Star!
|Learn all about Brettanomyces, including historical and contemporary brewing applications for homebrewers.
|Business Plan Essential Prep: Your Checklist
|Join four craft beer industry professionals who have worked with hundreds of breweries to discuss laying the foundation for your business plan.
|Butter on the Side: Controlling and Testing for Diacetyl in Your Homebrew
|Get into the greasy science of diacetyl production by brewers yeast and discuss how to keep the butter at bay in your homebrew.
|Explore the efforts to recreate the beer of Julius Caesar’s troops by using experimental archaeology.
|Cultivating an Equitable Homebrew Culture through Competitions and Events
|Hear a discussion on why tapping into underrepresented communities is vital for the longevity of your homebrew club and competitions
|Exploring Homebrewed Beers from Mexico
|Join members of two Mexican homebrew clubs as they present beers relevant to Mexico’s brewing history and ones made with Mexican ingredients.
|Exploring the Wild Side of Spontaneous Fermentation
|The world of spontaneous fermentation is a blend of historical brewing methods, a unique reliance on mother nature, and a bit of luck.
|From Nomad to Farmer: Brewing Local
|Join us in raising a glass of to redefining locality and how you can make the biggest impact with brewing local no matter where you live.
|Fruit, Fruit, Fruit! A Practical Guide to Modern Fruit Brewing Techniques
|The recent proliferation of fruit beers has led to an explosion of new techniques, processes, and types of products to use in making the best fruit beers.
|Gluten-Free Brewing: Industry Fireside Chat
|Listen to a fireside chat about some of the newest innovations, techniques, and dos and don’ts of gluten-free homebrewing.
|Winemaking, like beer or food, is part science and part art. Join 20-year winemaker Tim Tuttle in this session on home winemaking.
|Homebrew Club Officer Bootcamp
|During this session, homebrew club leaders discuss resources and best practices designed to empower your homebrew club for success.
|Homemade Salsa Varieties with San DiFuego
|Explore a wide variety of salsa and learn how to create your own salsa in this recipe-driven presentation.
|How Sweet It Is: Brewing with Sugars
|Understand how sugar can change your beer’s character and considerations to make during recipe development.
|Level Up Your Mead Game: Meadmaking Tips for All Brewers
|Explore modern meadmaking practices and advanced techniques, including challenges unique to experienced brewers.
|Making Cider at Home
|This panel of cider makers provides tips for getting started, making cider year round, and scaling up production.
|Managing Bitterness while Pursuing Significant Flavor and Aroma from Hot-Side Hop Additions
|This panel of cider makers provides tips for getting started, making cider year-round, and scaling up production.
|Mastering the Mash: Control the Mashing Process to Produce the Wort You Want
|Homebrew mashing is as simple as mixing milled grain with water, but the devil and the angels are in the details.
|Modern Hopping Techniques in West Coast IPA
|Join Denny Conn and Drew Beechum as they discuss the latest techniques and products for making stellar West Coast IPA.
|No Alcohol, No Problem: Brewing and Evaluating Low-and-No Alcohol Beers
|Learn how to brew low- and no-alcohol beers at home and understand how and why their sensory profiles differ from full-strength beer.
|Pro-Up Your Homebrewing: Practical Tips for Brewing Great Beer at Home
|Join Left Hand Brewing Company head brewer Gary Glass as he shares tricks and recipes to practically enhance the homebrewing experience.
|Question and Answer Panel with Homebrewing Experts
|Join brewing author John Palmer, BeerSmith creator Brad Smith, and Grandmaster beer judge Gordon Strong, for homebrewing Q&A.
|Serving Your Homebrew: All About Draught Beer Systems
|Learn the basics of beer draught systems all the way up to the most sophisticated and elaborate kegging setups.
|Small Batch Brewing: Make Great Beer One Gallon at a Time
|Learn how small batch homebrewing is the perfect low cost, low barrier-to-entry way to begin making beer at home.
|Surf the Raddie! Fantastic Activities All Clubs Can Do
|Join members of the Hogtown Brewers as they share ideas for your homebrew club to push your merry band of beer enthusiasts to a new level.
|Taking Care of Fizzness: Understanding Carbonation in Beer
|Carbonation is one of the defining features of beer and impacts appearance, aroma, flavor, and mouthfeel. Learn the ins and outs of the fizz.
|The Hunter of the Lost Beers: A Trip Back into Extinct Beer Styles of Germany and Its Surroundings
|Hear an overview of extinct beer styles in the German-speaking parts of Europe, understand why they became extinct, and learn how to brew them.
|The Molecular Mechanisms of Taste and Aroma
|Dive into chirality, the structure and function of the tongue, soft palate, and structures of the olfactory system as they relate to brewing.
|Traditional & Modern Cask Ale Techniques
|Explore the history of cask ales, traditional styles and techniques, and modern pursuits that benefit from being served on a cask.
|Understanding Fruit and Mead
|Gain a deeper understanding of the controllable parameters of fruit, and leave with the ability to make genuinely incredible mead.
|Using Statistics for American Porter Recipe Development
|Using four decades of award-winning homebrew recipes, Matthew Herrold provides guidance on brewing a world-class American porter.
|Water, Water, Everywhere, But Only Beer to Drink
|This presentation is directed toward new homebrewers who would like information about making improvements to their water when homebrewing.
|Welcome Toast & Day 1 Headline Session
|Relive the 2023 welcome toast, headline session with California Homebrewers Association’s Andrew Carter, and the AHA Governing Committee Recognition Award presentation.
|Women & Beer Competitions
|Gain knowledge that will help you, your club, and your competition to give encouragement and direction to female and nonbinary homebrewers.