General Schedule

2021 Homebrew Con events include:

  • 27 Live Interactive Educational Sessions
  • 6 Meet-ups
  • Homebrew Expo
  • Daily Sponsored Seminars
  • Welcome Toast
  • Keynote Address
  • National Homebrew Competition and Annual Awards Ceremony

Thursday, June 17

Start End Session Speaker(s)
3:15 PM MT 4:00 PM MT Kickoff Sponsored Seminar BSG HandCraft
4:00 PM MT 4:45 PM MT Kickoff Sponsored Seminar Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
4:45 PM MT 5:30 PM MT Kickoff Sponsored Seminar
5:30 PM MT 6:00 PM MT Welcome Toast AHA Staff & Governing Committee
6:00 PM MT 7:00 PM MT Running a Club in the New World: Ideas to Keep Your Members Engaged Matt Bolling
6:00 PM MT 7:00 PM MT Against the (traditional) grain: Gluten-Free Homebrewing Karen Hertz
6:00 PM MT 7:00 PM MT Raw Ale: Spicing Up Your Ale Lars Garshol
7:00 PM MT 7:45 PM MT Sponsored Seminar The Grainfather
7:45 PM MT 8:45 PM MT Meetup: New Homebrewers
7:45 PM MT 8:45 PM MT Meetup: Kveik Curious
Schedule is subject to change. Schedule listed in Mountain Standard Time.

Friday, June 18

Start End Session Speaker(s)
11:00 AM MT 12:00 PM MT The Fermentation Kitchen Gabe Toth
11:00 AM MT 12:00 PM MT It’s a Small World Afterall: The Global Opportunities and Challenges of the Homebrew Market Joanne Carilli-Stevenson
11:00 AM MT 12:00 PM MT Sensory Detectives Shawna Cormier
12:00 PM MT 12:45 PM MT Sponsored Seminars Fermentis
12:45 PM MT 1:30 PM MT Sponsored Seminars Yakima Cheif Hops/ LD Carlson
1:30 PM MT 2:15 PM MT Sponsored Seminars
2:15 PM MT 3:00 PM MT Sponsored Seminars Homebrew Happy Hour
3:00 PM MT 4:00 PM MT Italian Pilsners: Salute Birra! Annie Johnson
3:00 PM MT 4:00 PM MT You are NEVER Too Old to Start Your First Brewery Phil Farrell
3:00 PM MT 4:00 PM MT White Koji: A Unique Ingredient for Quick Sour Beers Matthew Dirckx
4:00 PM MT 4:30 PM MT Meetup: Homebrew Club Management – How To
4:00 PM MT 4:30 PM MT Meetup: Beer Writers
4:30 PM MT 5:30 PM MT Keynote Address Marcus Baskerville, Weathered Souls Brewing Company
5:30 PM MT 6:30 PM MT A Pyrograiniac’s Guide to Smoked Beer Jen Blair
5:30 PM MT 6:30 PM MT Planning For Profit in the Brewing Industry Justin Sisley
5:30 PM MT 6:30 PM MT Biotransformation, a Case Study: Single Hop and Multiple Strains Interaction Marcelo Cerdan
6:30 PM MT 7:30 PM MT Hot Stuff! Fermenting Hot Sauce and Other Foods (and Drinks) at Home Lorena Evans
6:30 PM MT 7:30 PM MT Beyond the Fundamentals of Fermentation John Palmer
6:30 PM MT 7:30 PM MT Oxidation: There’s More Than Meets the Eye Francesco Antonelli
7:30 PM MT 8:15 PM MT Sponsored Seminar
7:30 PM MT 8:30 PM MT Meetup: Honey Tasting for Meadmakers
7:30 PM MT 8:30 PM MT Meetup: Women in Homebrewing
Schedule is subject to change. Start and end times are in Mountain Standard Time.

Saturday, June 19

Start End Session Speaker(s)
10:00 AM MT 11:00 AM MT Sponsored Seminar: Lab On Tap: The Homebrewers Guide to Starting Lab Work presented by Imperial Organic Yeast Dr. Matt Winans
11:00 AM MT 12:00 PM MT Advanced Automation for the Home Brewer Geoff Parkins
11:00 AM MT 12:00 PM MT Saison: the Myth, the Legend and What to Do About It Drew Beechum
11:00 AM MT 12:00 PM MT Hard Seltzer, Easy Seltzer: Making High-Quality Hard Seltzer at Home Aaron Hyde
12:00 PM MT 3:00 PM MT Sponsored Seminars
3:00 PM MT 4:00 PM MT Brewing the Silk Road: Experimental Fermentations in Ancient Chinese Koji Beer and Mongolian Fermented Milk Lucas Livingston
3:00 PM MT 4:00 PM MT Logistics of Brewing with Cannabis Keith Villa, PhD
3:00 PM MT 4:00 PM MT Healthy Hacks for Homebrewers Travis Hammond
4:00 PM MT 5:00 PM MT Building a Sensory Program Pat Fahey
4:00 PM MT 5:00 PM MT The IBU Lie and Striving for More Accurate Predictions Samuel Loader
4:00 PM MT 5:00 PM MT Developing Your Palate to Become a Better Brewer Lindsay Barr
5:00 PM MT 6:00 PM MT All About Sulfites (and Sorbate too) Tom Repas
5:00 PM MT 6:00 PM MT Control the Yeast Beast! How Fermentation Temperature, Pitching Rate, and Wort Gravity Influence Fermentation and Flavor Expression Differently in Each Yeast Strain Bryan Kreiter
5:00 PM MT 6:00 PM MT Göbekli Tepe and the Origins of Beer: An Examination of Anatolia and the Levant Travis Rupp
6:00 PM MT 8:00 PM MT National Homebrew Competition Awards Ceremony AHA Staff and Special Guests
Schedule is subject to change. Start and end times are in Mountain Standard Time.