California Homebrew

Assortment of beer glasses on table with burlap cloth, dark wooden background

In this competition, homemade Californian homebrews are judged in a formal, professional manner. This competition aims to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of the amateur brewer.

How to Enter

Check the guide for full instructions on how to enter.

2024 California Homebrew Competition Guide Coming Soon

Bill Tarchala

Competition Coordinator

Competition Dates

Dates Details
TBA Entries Open
TBA Entries Close – NorCal & SoCal
TBA Shipping Entries Accepted at Cal Expo
TBA Angel City Brewery: Southern California Drop-off Dates
TBA Cal Expo: Northern California Drop-off Dates
TBA Judging Dates: Closed Session
TBA Winners Announced
TBA Best of California Brewfest

Divisions & Classes

Please view the guide for full divisions and classes.

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