Entries by Carl Townsend

Competition Corner – April 2016

Wow, time flies!  Spring has sprung, Vin Scully is back in the broadcaster’s booth and the hop rhizomes are bursting forth.  And the homebrew competition season marches inexorably forward. Entries are due this Friday for the 38th Maltose Falcons Mayfaire Competition.  Full registration details are available at http://competitions.maltosefalcons.com/.  This competition uses the Falcons guidelines which […]

Shop Drop-off for AHA Entries Saturday 3/5

We have finally confirmed entry pick-up for the AHA National Homebrew Competition at the Culver City shop on Saturday, March 5th at 5:00 PM.  Please make sure your entries have a prominent tag saying “AHA NHC”.  The shop is also collecting entries for the Los Angeles Belgian Brew Competition and we don’t want beers ending […]

AHA NHC Entry Drop-off Volunteer Needed

We still need a volunteer to take the National Homebrew Competition entries down to San Diego sometime between now and March 9th.  If you can make the trip, please contact me at [email protected] Entries need to be delivered to: Ballast Point Home Brew Mart 5401 Linda Vista Road, Suite 406 San Diego, CA 92110 (619) […]

Competition Corner – February 2016

OK folks, the thick of the competition season is upon us. I hope your finest is ready to go. First up is America’s Finest City competition. Registration is open at http://quaff.org/AFC-2016/. President Lloyd has graciously offered to haul the entries down to San Diego. So you can drop off your entries at the Culver City […]

How Do I Modify My Monster Brew?

Updated 2/14/18 for the 2018 Monster Brew on March 3, 2018 This Month’s Question: How do I modify my wort from the Monster Brew at Smog City Brewing? Answer: I hope you are all planning to join us at Smog City Brewing Company’s Third Annual Monster Brew, Saturday, March 3th, 2018, from 6:00 AM to […]

Competition Corner – January 2016

Well, a new year is upon us as well as a fresh brewing competition season. I hope you took advantage of the cool weather over the holiday season to bet some batches fermenting. I did! Each year, Pacific Gravity honors the brewer (or team) with the most homebrew competition wins. Last year we added in […]

Beer Needed for Holiday Party

The tree has been trimmed, the lights have been strung and the chestnuts are roasting by the open fire. But we still need beer! The Holiday Party is this Saturday December 12th at Neil’s Duplex. If you plan to bring beer, soda or other seasonally festive beverage, please drop me a line at [email protected] to […]

State Homebrew Comp Entries Due Thursday Oct 8th

It is time to get your entries ready for the last competition of the 2015 season.  Registration for the California State Homebrew Competition is now up and running at  http://nchfinfo.org/castatecomp/.  This is one of the three big competitions that Anchor Brewing considers for the California Homebrew Club of the Year Award, so make sure you […]

Pacific Brewers Cup Results Posted

Results for the 2015 Pacific Brewers Cup have been posted!  Congrats to Craig Corley with four ribbons including a 1st place for his Alt #15.    Brian and Kingsley stepped in with two firsts and a a 3rd, with help from Kevin Segna to pull an a 2nd place as well.  Ted and Lloyd picked up […]