Homebrew Con Seminars

Homebrew Con is an annual event hosted by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). The conference includes dozens of seminars on beer, mead, and cider. Join the AHA to gain access to Homebrew Con seminars dating back to 2012. You won’t find a resource like this anywhere else!

Come One, Come All—Wait a Minute: Assessing the Elastic Limits of Opportunity

  • Speaker: Dick Cantwell
  • Track: Going Pro
  • Homebrew Con 2013
  • Philadelphia, PA

These days it seems a new brewery is opening every day. Well, actually, that’s true—a new brewery is opening pretty much every day, and sometimes more than one. With this proliferation of new breweries attempting to sell their beer in an already crowded market, questions are being asked in all …More

Going Pro Panel

  • Speakers: Chris White & Jamil ZainasheffDick CantwellPete VelezRich Ellis
  • Track: Going Pro
  • Homebrew Con 2013
  • Philadelphia, PA

Dick Cantwell is joined by professionals from multiple corners of the brewing world in this seminar focused on enlightening those homebrewers interested in turning their hobby into a career. Industry experts will be on hand to provide insights covering topics from sourcing ingredients and formulating hop contracts to acquiring equipment …More

Going Pro Panel Part 1

  • Speakers: Beaux BowmanDick CantwellErin GlassJamil ZainasheffJeff Althouse
  • Track: Going Pro
  • Homebrew Con 2012
  • Bellvue, WA

Dick Cantwell presents a short overview of planning and creating a brewpub or a production brewery. Key elements will be addressed in the primary presentation, followed by a panel discussion with four guest panelists. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions, hear the unique experiences each panelist had with …More

Going Pro Panel Part 2

  • Speakers: Beaux BowmanDick CantwellErin GlassJamil ZainasheffJeff Althouse
  • Track: Going Pro
  • Homebrew Con 2012
  • Bellvue, WA

Dick Cantwell presents a short overview of planning and creating a brewpub or a production brewery. Key elements will be addressed in the primary presentation, followed by a panel discussion with four guest panelists. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions, hear the unique experiences each panelist had with …More

Weird Ingredients Are Everywhere

  • Speaker: Dick Cantwell
  • Track: Ingredients
  • Homebrew Con 2012
  • Bellvue, WA

The inspiration for unconventional brewing ingredients is everywhere–in ethnic markets, the newspaper and your own backyard. Dick will share some of the stories of the beers he has conceived at Elysian Brewing Co. and brainstorm a bit about what he’s got up his sleeve.