200,000 Bottles of Beer on the Wall – Big Brew Preview

Saturday is Big Brew

Celebrate National Homebrew Day May 2, 2015 and prepare for the most homebrew to made in one day…ever.

100_0334National Homebrew Day was announced before Congress May 7, 1988. American Homebrewers Association (AHA) created AHA Big Brew as an annual event to celebrate National Homebrew Day . Thousands gather at hundreds of shared events around the word to participate in the making of beer with there brothers and sisters. 2015 forecasts to be the biggest Big Brew event in history, smashing 2014 with an estimated 200,000 bottles of beer eventually produced. Some of the more popular beers being brewed include Columbus Pale Ale, Barleywine and Kolsch.

Stay tuned for HomeBrewrockStars inaugural PODCAST following this year’s Big Brew Event in Rockford, IL with Forest City Brewers and friends!

2014 Big Brew Recap (as registered by the AHA)

  • Events: 437
  • Participants: 8,000
  • Batches Made: 2,200
  • Gallons Brewed: 17,550
  • Participating States: 49
  • Participating Countries: 14
Brent Shelton

Brent Shelton

Brent is a home brewer with a passion for brewing lagers and continually modifying his recipes, a podcaster, dog lover, lead guitarist for Mana Kintorso, HeadTechie for Forest City Brewers [Rockford, IL] and PR dude for @BosparPR {San Francisco]. Follow him on Twitter via @BrentSheltonNow.
Brent Shelton

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