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National Homebrew Competition

National Homebrew Competition

2021 Important Dates

Rules & Regulations Updated February 10
Brewer Profile (Box Labels & Bottle Labels) Entry Edits Close March 29 (11:59 pm MT)!
Shipping/Drop-Off Window March 29 to April 9
Shipping & Drop-Off Information Hours of Operation: M-F 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Sat 10am-2pm)

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

NHC 2021 Shipping & Drop-off Information

National Homebrew Competition (NHC) entries must be received at the following address between Monday, March 29 and Friday, April 9, 2021. Please carefully read the following to plan properly and to ensure your entries arrive on time. Late entries will not be judged. Read More

NHC 2021 Waitlist & Important Reminders

´╗┐Hi, everyone! Entry Registration and Payment for the 2021 National Homebrew Competition (NHC) is closed and a waitlist has started. If you'd like to join the waitlist for the competition, please fill out the NHC Entrant Waitlist form. Read More

2021 Competition Announcement

2021 Rules & Regulations Handbook Hi Everyone, I'm excited to share some news with you about the 2021 National Homebrew Competition: It's happening! It broke our hearts when we had to cancel the 2020 competition… Read More