Brewers association

Homebrew Con unites fermentation fanatics around the art of brewing

Home brewers of all skill levels gather in Nashville for the 42nd conference

Early Bird Registration Begins March 10

The spotlight will be on home brewers and fermentation enthusiasts from June 18-20, as City host the 42nd Homebrew Con™ presented by the American Homebrew Association®. Some 2,500 expected attendees will gather for the three-day event to celebrate the art of brewing beer, making cider, mead and kombucha, and the art of fermentation. Homebrew Con features over 70 seminars, 90 speakers and a Homebrew Expo showcasing the latest in brewing technology and ingredients. The conference concludes with the awards ceremony for the National Homebrew Competition, the world’s largest international homebrew beer competition for outstanding homebrew beer, mead and cider.

Fans of all levels of beer, cider and mead making experience are invited to Homebrew Con. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a variety of speakers, including award-winning home brewers, beer industry professionals, DIY enthusiasts, and more. Additionally, more than 50 homebrew clubs will share their best libations with attendees at the conference, including a themed club night.

Bailey Spaulding, 2020 Keynote Speaker

Bailey SpauldingCEO and Brewmaster of Jackalope Brewing Co.will deliver this year’s keynote address and a toast of welcome.

In 2006, while attending Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, TN, Bailey Spaulding began homebrewing and writing her own recipes. On May 21, 2011, Jackalope Brewing Co. opened its doors with the goal of “building a craft brewery that produces delicious, creative beers while being an active force in the community”. In August 2018, Jackalope opened its second brewery in Nashville, reinforcing its commitment to quality and community.

Although attendance is limited to members of the American Homebrewers Association, all beer enthusiasts are invited to join and discover the joys of homebrewing.

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214

June 18-20, 2020
To see conference program for the full schedule of events.

Early bird registration opens March 10, 2020
Early bird registration closes April 13, 2020

Media interested in attending and covering Homebrew Con 2020 should apply for press credentials beginning Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Apply here.

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About the American Homebrewers Association®

the American Homebrew Association (AHA) has worked on behalf of the homebrewing community since 1978 and celebrates a membership of over 37,000 homebrewers. The AHA organizes events including the Homebrew Con™, National Homebrew Competition, Big Brew for National Homebrew Day and Learn to Homebrew Day. The AHA also publishes zymurgia®, the oldest magazine for home brewers. The AHA is part of the Brewers Association®whose Brewers publications® is the largest publisher of contemporary brewing literature relevant to today’s craft brewers and home brewers.

Beer lovers, fermentation enthusiasts and anyone who wants to make their own homemade beer are invited to learn more about Follow the AHA on instagram and Twitterand join us on Facebook.

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