October 2016 – General Meeting

The October 2016 general meeting will be held at Sactown Union Brewery at 7PM on Wednesday, October 5th. This meeting will cover a wrap-up of NCHF, the West Coast Coffee Beer Competition, and new growth opportunities for the club. Additionally, we have a busy BJCP competition calendar coming up so we will be going over several opportunities for judges and […]

NCHF 19 is coming soon!

The 19th annual NCHF (Northern California Brewers Festival) will be held September 16-17th at Lake Francis in Dobbins. As the largest homebrewer gathering in northern California, we’ll of course be there! This year’s theme is Belgium, with a club-only competition for Belgian Dubbel and Patersbier. NCHF is for homebrew club members only…another reason to belong to a […]

UBS Pouring at Winterfest!

Sacramento’s fifth annual Winterfest attracts some of the finest craft beer, wine, and food tastings from the greater Sacramento area, and with unlimited tastings! Winterfest benefits the Runnin’ For Rhett Foundation – a local nonprofit organization which has awarded over $351,000 since 2010 to Sacramento regional schools; a legitimate charity which directly supports our community. This […]

Learn to Homebrew Day taking shape

The Learn to Homebrew Day hosted by UnderGroundBrewSquad  November 7 at BFD is shaping up to be a “big” event – and not just because we expect a crowd. It seems as everyone has decided to make the strong beers that are perfect to warm you up during an El Niño winter – brews that can […]

AHA Learn to Homebrew Day Nov 7th

One of our perennial favorites, we will be hosting an American Homebrewers Association – Learn to Homebrew Day at our home brewshop, Brew Ferment Distill. Come out on Saturday, November 7th, from 10 am to 5 pm and meet all sorts of homebrewers in our club, as well as guest brewers from other clubs. We […]

NCHF is Coming Up

The 18th annual NCHF (Northern California Brewers Festival) will be held September 18-19 at Lake Francis in Dobbins. As the largest homebrewer gathering in northern California, we’ll of course be there! This year’s theme is Prohibition, with a club-only keg competition for the Kentucky Common (our club’s specialty) and Classic American Pilsner. NCHF is for […]

The Yeast Whisperer Wins Silver at State Fair

The Yeast Whisperer, aka Tom J, took home the 2nd place ribbon in Category 14 IPA at this year’s California State Fair Homebrew Competition. With 56 total entries, IPA is arguably one of the most difficult categories to earn a ribbon, but Tom’s HopMonster Imperial IPA did just that. Congratulations Tom! The California State Fair Homebrew […]

National Homebrew Competition!

The AHA National Homebrew Competition, the largest international beer judging competition in the world, is in full swing for 2015. We are proud to be the host club for the Sacramento First Round judging at Brew Ferment Distill, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 28 and 29. This is our second year hosting […]

November Brew Club Meeting

  Congratulations to Hoppylocks for winning UBS Homebrewer of the Month with his coffee-infused Porter at this month’s meeting! Join us Wednesday, November 19th at the newly opened Oak Park Brewing Company from 7 to 9 at 3514 Broadway, Sacramento, Ca. 95818. This month we will be discussing Porters. We hope to see you there, Cheers!