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National Homebrew Competition

National Homebrew Competition

2022 Important Dates

Post Competition FAQ July 1, 2021
Awards Shipped July 8, 2021 (ETA ~2 weeks)
2022 Rules & Regulations November 2021
2022 Dates & Timeline November 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.

Denver, CO
April 26 to May 2

NHC Updates

News from the Competition Director

Director John Moorhead

2021 Post-Competition FAQ

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,…

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National Homebrew Competition 2021 Update: Judging & Medals

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…

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NHC 2021 Shipping & Drop-off Information

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,…

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