Michigan Homebrew festival


Thu, August 16, 2012
If you just can’t wait for all the fun, come on out one day earlier and hang out. Reap the benefit of drinking a cold beer while your friends slave away setting up their sites. Additional details may be found on the Camping tab.

Fri, August 17, 2012
Waking up early is easy when you are getting ready for the French Toast cook-off. This impromptu event started in our second season and is not to be taken lightly. A hand picked panel of your children will be selected to judge your toasted delights. Truly fear these judges as they are the beer judges of the future. The added benefit is if your child is judging you won’t have to feed them, what could be better than that. For more details contact please contact Justin Chartier.

Soda Judging - A special judging event has been arranged this year for our future BJCP hopeful’s. In conjunction with the Michigan Beer Cup we would like to invite your children to participate in this year’s MHF soda judging. Each of our junior judges will receive a Junior Judge Badge. All soda entries can be dropped off with the Michigan Beer Cup entries at the official drop-off points. Winners will be announced during the awards ceremony and prizes will be given.

Soda-palooza - Hopman’s Beer and Wine Making Supply is proud to sponsor a pop making extravaganza. Have your child participate in the creation of finely handcrafted soda’s with the help of The SNOBS Homebrew Club. Once finished each of these flavorful concoctions will be chilled and force carbonated overnight in order to await their unveiling at the Michigan Homebrew Festival.

Beer Games - What would a festival be with out games. This year’s you can go head to head against your favorite clubs and friends. Who know what in store, but braggin rights are just around the corner.

Feast of Friday - As you all know, nothing pairs better with beer than food. This year’s Feast of Friday will be hosted by Redwood Lodge and you are invited to break out your finest gastronomic delights. Whether it is steak, cheese, pasta, or potatoes all campers are encouraged to bring a dish to pair up with Redwood’s Cream Stout.

Sat, August 18, 2012
For those who are unable to spend the weekend on site, come out and enjoy an afternoon of homebrew festivities. Starting at noon many of the clubs will have samples for you to taste and to judge. These samples are sure to be the finest in the state of Michigan.

The Redwood Lodge would like to invite you to visit their brewery and have offered a free tour of the facility. The festival has provided a free shuttle which leaves the festival grounds at 11:45 and returns around 1:30. While at the Redwood lodge AHA members who present their cards, will receive a discount on the beers they purchase.

The 2012 Michigan Homebrew Festival is proud to host the 2012 Michigan Beer Cup awards ceremony which will begin around 02:00PM. Keeping with tradition the awards ceremony will be presented by .

Food, Glorious Food... Leave you diner at home and enjoy the smokey goodness provided by our very own Dan McDaniels. Pricing and menu will be ablible shortly.

In addition to the hosting of the 2012 Michigan Beer Cup, the Michigan Homebrew Festival will hold additional on site competitions. These competitions are voted by those who plan are attending the festival on Sat, August 18, 2012 and will determine the Club of the Year and the People’s Choice award. Each person who receives a wristband at the gate will be given a ballot to cast their vote. Don’t make your decision too quickly, take your time and taste all that the clubs have to offer.

Great prizes will be awarded along with 50/50 drawings which will be available throughout the day. The winner of the People’s Choice award will receive a ?????. Finally, there will be a grand prize raffle for a ????? valued over $? provided by the Michigan Homebrew Festival and the 2012 Michigan Beer Cup.



Pat Hyde
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