Sunday, February 25, 2018

Northern California Homebrewers Organization

The Northern California Hombrewers Organization is the umbrella orgainzation for the Northern California Homebrewers Festival, and the California State Competition.

Northern California Homebrew Festival is a weekend gathering of homebrewers and Homebrew Clubs to foster community and share the results of our work and creativity.

Started by a small core of brewers in 1998, the fest was held in Skyline Park in Napa for several years before finding a fabulous spot at Lake Francis resort, in the Sierra Foothills between Marysville and Nevada City.  The resort offers a large festival grounds and plenty of room for camping, cabins, and resort facilities.

The festival itself kicks off with a "hoppy hour" on Friday evening and a brewer's dinner, traditionally planned and executed by the Homebrew Chef, Sean Paxton. On Saturday, clubs setup booths based on the year's theme, and offer their beers, meads, and ciders to share; the festival arranges guest speakers, a raffle, a homebrew competition, and games and activities. All activities are run by volunteers, and all are welcome to help out.

Our Generous Sponsors

5 Star Chemical
Blichman Engineering
Bottel Mark
Brewers Supply Group
Briess Malting
Buffalo Bills Brewery
Drakes Brewing
Freewheel Brewing
Grog Tag



Growler Works
Hobby Beverage
Lagunitas Brewing
Micro Matic
More Beer
North Coast Brewing
Reno Homebrewer 




River City Brewing
Shady Oak Barrel House
Sierra Nevada Brewing
Spike Brewing
Sudwerk Brewing
White Labs
Williams Brewing
Wyeast Labs





NCHF Contact Information


Snail Mail: NCHF
271 Santa Clara Ave
Redwood City CA 94061

The NCHF is a 501 C(7) non-profit organization.

NCHF Weather

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2 | 11
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