Beer Lovers Invited to Observe ‘Learn to Homebrew Day’ on November 7

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Budding Brewers and Fermentation Fanatics Alike Encouraged to Brew a Batch in Celebration

Boulder, Colo. • October 29, 2020 — Homebrewers – those who delight in the art of making small batches of beer – welcome craft beer enthusiasts, foodies, mixologists, and DIYers, to try a new rewarding hobby for the 22nd annual Learn to Homebrew Day, hosted by the American Homebrewers Association® (AHA).

This year, the official recipe is Mad Jack’s Hoppy Amber Ale, a perfect beer to begin the homebrewing journey. Get started with common kitchen items and ingredients available at your local homebrew supply shop or online.

“On November 7, we welcome curious newcomers to join our vibrant community and discover the joy of homebrewing,” said Rachel Staats, senior marketing manager, American Homebrewers Association. “Homebrewers are an enthusiastic bunch, happy to tap into their knowledge and also their beer. Now is a great time to start a new at-home hobby; choose one where you can raise a glass and celebrate the results.”

The American Homebrewers Association offers a wealth of resources for brewers and beer lovers of all levels, including:

  • AHA Membership: receive $5 off membership when you pledge to brew this #LearnToHomebrewDay!
  • “The Easy Guide to Making Beer:” a video tutorial of the process of making beer at home.
  • Trusted Recipes: browse tried-and-true mead, cider, clone, and homebrew recipes.
  • Homebrew Club Locator: connect with homebrewers and find events in your area.
  • AHA Forum: ask questions and engage with brewing peers on a variety of topics.
  • Brew Guru®, a free mobile app that delivers money-saving deals on beer, food, and homebrew supplies, and more.

“Becoming an AHA member provides many perks beyond medal-winning homebrewing recipes and tutorials,” added Staats. “All members receive a subscription to Zymurgy® magazine and access to more than 2,300 exclusive discounts from breweries, taprooms, brewpubs, and homebrew supply shops nationwide, which can help gather inspiration for your brew day.”

In 1999, Learn to Homebrew Day was established by the American Homebrewers Association to promote education about the most rewarding, and delicious hobby of all time. Visit to make the Learn to Homebrew Day pledge and receive a limited-time membership offer for #LearntoHomebrewDay. This year’s event is presented by Fermentis by Lesaffre.

Media contact: Mariel Fulton (on behalf of the American Homebrewers Association) 970.963.4873 x210

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About the American Homebrewers Association®

The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) has worked on behalf of the homebrewing community since 1978 and celebrates a membership of more than 30,000 homebrewers. The AHA organizes events, including the National Homebrew Competition, Big Brew for National Homebrew Day, and Learn to Homebrew Day. The AHA also publishes Zymurgy®, the longest-running magazine for homebrewers. The AHA is part of the Brewers Association®, whose Brewers Publications® division is the largest publisher of contemporary brewing literature for professional brewers, homebrewers, and beer enthusiasts.

Beer lovers, fermentation fans, and anyone interested in making their own homemade beer are invited to learn more at Follow the AHA on Instagram and join us on Facebook.

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