National Homebrew Competition
2022 Important Dates
|Post Competition FAQ||July 1, 2021|
|Awards Shipped||July 8, 2021 (ETA ~2 weeks)|
|2022 Rules & Regulations||December 2021|
|2022 Dates & Timeline||December 2021|
2021 Competition Status
In 2021, the competition will move to a single-site judge center. Please read the 2021 Competition Announcement for more information. All evaluated all homebrew entries are judged in parallel over a one to two-week span. There is no longer a first round and final round format. After the judging is complete, the results must be verified prior to the Award Ceremony and feedback delivered to the entrants.
Registration, Rules, and Shipping/Drop-off information is found in the Rules & Regulations. Find more information on what we’re doing for safety leading up and during the competition by reading the NHC Health & Well-Being Guidelines.
News from the Competition Director
By John Moorhead, National Homebrew Competition Director We are extremely proud to have been able to hold the National Homebrew Competition (NHC) amidst COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, and we could not have done it without the support and dedication of all our judges, competition staff,…
By John Moorhead, AHA Competition Manager We have successfully sorted, checked in, and inventoried all received National Homebrew Competition entries (~26,000 bottles) and are getting the final touches ready to put on the largest amateur beer competition for you! Judging will take place April…
Thank you to all sponsors of the National Homebrew Competition. Their support is critical in our ability to run the world's biggest amateur homebrew competition National Homebrew Competition (NHC) entries must be received at the following address between Monday, March 29 and Friday,…