American Homebrewers Association

The American Homebrewers Association® (AHA) is dedicated to protecting, uniting and educating homebrewers while empowering an equitable homebrewing culture, and showcasing the fun of fermenting. 

The AHA is part of a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization based in Boulder, Colo. 

Quick Facts

The American Homebrewers Association:

  • Founded in 1978 by homebrew instructor, author, and past Brewers Association President Charlie Papazian in Boulder, Colo.
  • Hosts the world’s largest amateur beer competition
  • Publishes Zymurgy® magazine
  • Is advised by a committee of homebrewers elected by its members
  • Advocates for homebrewers’ rights in the United States
  • Hosts events promoting homebrewing and hobby fermentation
  • Is a division of the Brewers Association.

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