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!

Yeast Harvesting, Banking, and Quality Control

  • Speaker: Eric Lowe
  • Track: Yeast & Fermentation
  • Homebrew Con 2019
  • Providence, RI

Years ago, I started a thread on HomebrewTalk.com to share my techniques for banking yeast at home easily and inexpensively using slants. Little did I expect that the thread would go on to become one of the longest and most read threads on the world’s largest homebrew forum. It is …More

Mastering Mead: Pro Tips on Making Better Mead

  • Speakers: Eric LoweMark TannerSteve FlettySusan Ruud
  • Track: Alternative Fermentation
  • Homebrew Con 2018
  • Portland, OR

Join this panel of experienced professional and home meadmakers to have your burning questions about mead answered. Each panelist will offer in-depth tips on how to improve as a meadmaker. Come with an open mind and an inquisitive palate.

Frontiers in Mead

  • Speaker: Eric Lowe
  • Track: Alternative Fermentation
  • Homebrew Con 2016
  • Baltimore, MD

Mead isn’t just for renaissance festivals anymore! From low alcohol “session” meads to barrel-aged meads, sour meads and beyond, the diversity of mead styles has as many possibilities to explore as beer. Join Eric as he explores some recent trends in commercial mead styles, shares intelligence on current mead-making techniques …More