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!

Lagers to Lambic: Hard Stuff the Easy Way

  • Speakers: Brian HallDerek Springer
  • Track: Brewing Process
  • Homebrew Con 2017
  • Minneapolis, MN

Lager, lambic, high-gravity, low-gravity, fruity, and funky—it’s enough to make your head spin! Many brewers might believe that certain styles are out of reach, requiring techniques accessible only to the brewing elite. But these “challenge” styles are within your grasp and easier than you think! Join bloggers Brian Hall of …More

My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard: Brewing New England IPAs

  • Speakers: Brian HallMalcolm Frazer
  • Track: Beer Styles
  • Homebrew Con 2017
  • Minneapolis, MN

New England Style IPA (NEIPA) showcases some of the best hop flavors and aromas to be found in beer, and it’s growing in popularity. Ed and Brian will shed light on this hazy, sometimes-controversial style and discuss the recipe formation and brewing techniques you need to create the crushable hop …More

A Timeline for Sour Beer: How to get the Flavors you Want, When you Want Them

  • Speaker: Brian Hall
  • Track: Brewing Process
  • Homebrew Con 2016
  • Baltimore, MD

This seminar’s focus will be on attaining a wanted flavor profile without the all the fuss, specifically in Lambic and Berliner Weisse styles. Does age always matter? How does an imagined profile become reality when brewing wild beers? This presentation will look at traditional versus modern production—how to produce what …More