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.

Funded in part by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau through funds generated by the Sacramento Tourism Assessment Fee.

How to Enter

Check the guide for full instructions on how to enter.

2020 California Homebrew Competition Guide

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Mike Witherow

Homebrew Competition Coordinator

2020 Competition Dates

2020 Dates Details
January 2 Entries Open
Feburary 14 Entries Close
February 1 – 8 Brew Delivery Dates – Southern California
February 9 – 15 Brew Delivery Dates – Northern California
Feburary 15 Final Brew Delivery Drop off at Cal Expo (9am-12pm)
Feburary 27 – March 1 Judging Dates (not open to public)

Divisions & Classes

Please view the guide for full divisions and classes.