2017 Fall Classic Comp is Now Open!

The 2017 ASH Arizona Fall Classic Competition is now open! Register your entries and sign up to judge or steward! Note changes for 2017: The entry limit is 10 entries per person, and the competition cap is 300 entries. Entry Drop-off  Drop off your entries at the ASH General Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Bring your entries […]

From the President: Scaling Up With the Pros

ASH comp winners brew with local brewmasters Last week, Arizona Spring Classic homebrew competition winner Justin Rawleigh was working hard (and sweating hard in 30% humidity) at McFate Brewing in Scottsdale to recreate his Northeastmode Pale Ale.  I dropped by to have a chat with him and take some photos of the action. Check out […]

2017 July HBOY Mini Comp | California Common Results

Congrats to Kevin Lott! His brew beat out 10 other entries to win the July HBOY California Common mini-comp and a brew day at Oro Brewing. I’m looking forward to having your California Common on draft.  Huge thanks to the judges and mini-comp organizer Danielle Schanke. Score sheets will be mailed out on August 16, and the […]

Competition Corner | Arizona Fall Classic & NHC

Arizona Fall Classic Brewing for the Arizona Fall Classic homebrew competition? The GRAND prize will be announced at the August general meeting, and the competition website will go live after the meeting.   NHC 2018 Competition Tip It’s never too early to start thinking about the National Homebrew Competition (NHC). Consider putting aside at least six bottles of […]

2017 July HBOY Mini Comp | California Common

It is encouraging to see so many of our members accepted the challenge to brew for the July competition that BYOB sold out of California common ale yeast. I can’t wait to judge your entries. In the meantime, I’ll be sure to review the commercial examples: Anchor Steam, Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Lager, Schlafly Pi […]

Competition Corner: HBOY Leaderboard

The 2017 grand prize ASH Homebrewer of the Year will get to collaborate with and brew one or two of his/her winning recipes at The Perch for inclusion in a special beer pairing dinner, prepared by Chef Gidi Goldberg at The Hungry Monk.  This year’s ASH HBOY will also win a 14-gallon conical fermenter     […]