Homebrewers will be heading to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this summer for the 44th Annual Homebrew Con. Each year the American Homebrewers Association hosts a conference that’s dedicated to the greatest hobby out there – homebrewing! This year, Homebrew Con will take place from June 23-25, 2022 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.
The three-day conference features all-star experts and cutting-edge educational sessions, awesome events like a welcome toast and kickoff reception, members’ gathering, meetups, Club Night, Homebrew Expo and Social Club, and a daily headline speaker. The conference concludes with the National Homebrew Competition (NHC) awards ceremony and the results of the Homebrew Club of the Year and Homebrew Shop of the Year.
Opening Keynote: Dr. Keith Villa, brewmaster and co-founder, Ceria Brewing Company.
Go on a transformative journey with Dr. Villa, from his homebrewer beginnings, graduating to “beer doctor,” then professional brewer, and creator of a new kind of beverage.
Day 2 Keynote: Dr. J. Jackson-Beckham, homebrewer, equity and inclusion partner, Brewers Association. Hear how homebrewing provided the raw materials and know-how for Dr. J to step up, step-out, and grab her best life by the mash paddle.
Conference Closing Speaker: Bill Covaleski, founder & brewmaster, Victory Brewing Company. Conversations over beers and homebrew lead to learnings about ourselves and each other.
The complete schedule for the 44th Homebrew Con can be viewed here: https://www.homebrewcon.org/lineup/general-schedule/.
Homebrew Con is open to those of legal drinking age and are interested in the hobby of homebrewing, mead, or cidermaking is invited to attend Homebrew Con with sessions led by the brightest minds in topics ranging from techniques and ingredients to history and the latest homebrewing trends. New homebrewers and expert brewers alike are encouraged to join and broaden skillsets with an inviting community of fermentation fanatics.
While attendance is limited to American Homebrewers Association and Brewers Association members, all beer lovers are invited to join the AHA and discover the benefits of membership, which includes nationwide discounts, a Zymurgy® magazine subscription, and access to medal-winning recipes. Membership starts at $4.99 per month.
Registration is currently open and begins at $319 for a Full Conference badge. To view all Homebrew Con registration options visit https://www.homebrewcon.org/register/2022-homebrew-con-registration/.