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Call For Entries: 2011 Pacific Brewers Cup

CALL FOR ENTRIES Pacific Gravity Homebrewers Club is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Pacific Brewers Cup Homebrew Competition This competition is hosted on a rotating basis by the Strand Brewers’ Club, the Long Beach Homebrewers and Pacific Gravity. The PBC is an American Homebrewers Association sanctioned homebrew competition and will use the beer style […]

Mead Day Saturday August 6th

The first Saturday every August is the official AHA National Mead Day since it began in 2002.  So we will be celebrating on August 6th at the home of Dan & Anne Hakes by brewing, tasting and talking about mead.  For those of you who are new to mead making, we have some very experienced […]

Competition Corner – April 2011

The thick part of the competition season is here!  Entry deadlines have been announced for California State Fair (April 17th) and Mayfaire (April 22nd). Entries for the California State Fair must be packaged for shipping, but you can drop them off at the Culver City shop.  Since these are going to Sacramento, make sure there […]

Competition Corner – March, 2011

Raise a toast to Timothy Golden, who earned the first point in the 2011 hunt for Brewer of the Year.  His Special Bitter beat out a field of two other entries to win our Battle of the Bitters.  His beer was submitted to the national Club-Only Competition taste-off. Speaking of COC’s, don’t forget to bring […]

Competition Corner – January 2011

We start out the 2011 homebrew competition schedule at our club meeting on Thursday, January 20th with a Club-Only competition; this time the “Battle of the Bitters”, English Pale Ales, BJCP Category #8.  This includes bitter, best bitter and ESB in addition to English Pale.   If you have any one of these three (or more […]

Competition Corner – December, 2010

Raise your beer mug and give a toast to Jeff Koehler, the winner of the 2010 Pacific Gravity Homebrewer of the Year Award.  Jeff was honored at the Holiday Party on December 11th and presented with an engraved trophy mug.  Jeff picked up 27 points over 13 ribbons and handily beat our previous 2-time winner […]

Competition Corner – November, 2010

The next Club-Only competition is upon us.  The theme for this is Strong Ales BJCP category 19, Old Ale, English Barleywine and American Barleywine.  Entries for this are due at the November Club meeting on November 18th.   If you have any one of these three bring three 12 oz. bottles and make sure you let […]

Competition Corner – October, 2010

Entries are due at the Culver City shop no later than Saturday, October 9th for the last major competition of the season, the California State Homebrew Competition.  This is one of the key competitions that are considered for the California brew club of the year awarded sponsored by Anchor Brewing, so we need a good […]