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

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Competition Dates

Dates Details
April 1 Entries Open
May 12 Entries Close – NorCal & SoCal
May 1-12 Shipping Entries Accepted at Cal Expo
May 1-5 Angel City Brewery: Southern California Drop-off Dates
May 10-12 Cal Expo: Northern California Drop-off Dates
May 24-26 Judging Dates: Not Open to Public
June 3 Winners Announced
TBA Best of California Brewfest

Divisions & Classes

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