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!

Automated Brewing and Electrical Safety for Homebrewers

  • Speaker: Peter Bruno & Geoff Parkins
  • Track: Do-It-Yourself
  • Homebrew Con 2019
  • Providence, RI

Many DIY brewers are learning about microcontrollers, advanced temperature control, flow measurement and control, volume sensing, and dissolved oxygen measurement to improve quality and ensure consistency from batch to batch. We will discuss the capabilities and advantages of automation, from simple temperature control to fully automated breweries. The second half …More

Building Your Own Brew Stand from A to Z

  • Speaker: Brian Haslip
  • Track: Do-It-Yourself
  • Homebrew Con 2019
  • Providence, RI

This seminar will provide homebrewers with many different options for building brew stands. From choosing and planning the system and selecting materials to putting it all together, you’ll learn how to avoid potential pitfalls along the way. Whether you are building a multi-tier gravity system, a brew-in-a-bag system, a single-tier …More

DIY Advanced Technology for Cheapskate and Anarchistic Homebrewers

  • Speaker: Pierre Margraff & Andrew Tipler
  • Track: Do-It-Yourself
  • Homebrew Con 2019
  • Providence, RI

In this presentation, homebrewers will learn to develop and apply novel technologies to solve common homebrew problems. All these useful projects work well and are inexpensive and practical to build at home. Learn about fun DIY projects like a temperature monitor and controller, pressure monitor, fermentation and keg weight monitor, …More

Put It on Nitro! The Science and Methods of Beer Nitrogenation

  • Speaker: Michael Ferrari
  • Track: Do-It-Yourself
  • Homebrew Con 2019
  • Providence, RI

Cascading bubbles, dense foam, and smooth mouthfeel—join Michael as he teaches you how to achieve the hallmarks of nitro beer in your own homebrew. We’ll go over the history, science, and methods of beer nitrogenation and cover the equipment needed for the perfect nitro pour.