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.

2023 California Homebrew Competition Guide

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Bill Tarchala

Competition Coordinator

Competition Dates

Dates Details
April 2023 Entries Open
June 4, 2023 Entries Close – NorCal & SoCal
May 24 – June 4, 2023 Shipping Entries Accepted at Cal Expo
May 24 – June 4, 2023 Angel City Brewery: Southern California Drop-off Dates
June 2 – June 4, 2023 Cal Expo: Northern California Drop-off Dates
June 22-25, 2023 Judging Dates: Closed Session
June 29, 2023 Winners Announced
July 22, 2023 Best of California Brewfest

Divisions & Classes

Please view the guide for full divisions and classes.

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