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Portland, Oregon to Host Homebrew Con 2018

Portland, Oregon to Host Homebrew Con 2018

Homebrew Con, hosted by the American Homebrewers Association, is the largest gathering of homebrewers in the world.

This year, from June 28 to 30th, Portland, Oregon will host the 40th anniversary of this popular event.

The full release from the AHA is below:


—Thousands of Homebrewers Enter Beervana 
June 28-30 for Special 40th Annual Conference—

WHAT:            Homebrewers from across the country will come together in Rose City for Homebrew Con, also known as the National Homebrewers Conference. Hosted by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), the three-day event—which celebrates its 40thanniversary this year—is the ultimate experience for anyone interested in homebrewing and understanding beer, mead and cider. Homebrew Con features interactive sessions, workshops and demonstrations that cater to beer enthusiasts and amateur brewers of every level.     

The conference culminates with the National Homebrew Competition, the world’s largest beer competition, which recognizes the most outstanding homebrewed beer, mead and cider produced by amateur brewers worldwide.    

WHO:              An estimated 3,000 attendees will have the opportunity hear from over 90 presenters, including keynote speaker Charlie Papazian, who founded the AHA 40 years ago and is widely regarded as the “godfather of homebrewing.” Presenters include other pioneering and veteran homebrewers, beer industry professionals, mead makers and more.

WHEN:            Thursday, June 28 – Saturday, June 30

Times vary. For a full schedule of events, visit the conference schedule.

WHERE:         Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Portland, OR 97232

WHY:              The American Homebrewers Association has worked on behalf of the homebrewing community since 1978 and celebrates a membership of 46,000 homebrewers and beer enthusiasts. This fun, educational gathering pays tribute to the craft of homebrewing and unites all levels of homebrewing aficionados to expand their brewing skills and knowledge, while embracing the community’s camaraderie and spirit.