National Homebrew Competition Awards Ceremony

National Homebrew Competition Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

Witness glory—join in the celebration, high-fives and fist bumps as the results of the American Homebrewers Association’s National Homebrew Competition Award Ceremony are announced.

  • When: Saturday, June 29, at 2:00 PM, followed by the Knockout Party
  • Where: Rhode Island Convention Center, Ballroom A on the fifth floor
  • Streaming: Stream the Awards Ceremony courtesy of The Brewing Network

Ceremonies not your thing? A handful of sessions and will be held simultaneously for those who are not interested in the awards.

About the National Homebrew Competition

The American Homebrewers Association National Homebrew Competition is the world’s largest international beer competition recognizing the most outstanding homebrewed beer, mead, and cider produced by amateur brewers worldwide.

The 2018 competition had 8,405 entries judged, with 1,203 entries advancing to the Final Round and judged 1,144 entries in the Final Round of the competition at the AHA National Homebrewers Conference. Final Round winners receive gold, silver or bronze medals in 33 style categories.

Over its 40-year history, the National Homebrew Competition has evaluated 143,240 brews. The first competition, held in 1979 in Boulder, Colo., judged 34 beers.

Visit National Homebrew Competition pages for information on how to enter the competition, opportunities to volunteer as a judge or steward, and winners lists from past years!