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16th Annual New England Regional Homebrew Competition (NERHBC)

Stating in 2007, back before the craft beer revolution, NERHBC was born as a memorial fundraiser after the losing a member of the club to cancer. Since that first competition it has expanded in both size and charitable giving. The largest entry field to date has been 450 entries. The profits from the competition continue to be split between cancer research and regional food banks. Check 2023's competition and sponsors!

To register your beer, mead or cider, you can do so by creating an account on the BrewComp site.
If you wish to volunteer as a judge or steward, review this information and indicate your willingness to volunteer when you register

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Key Dates: 

  • October 2 @7 PM ET: Deadline for Entry Registration
  • October 3 - October 26: Shipping Window. Drop off locations found here. 
  • Week of November 5: Pre-juding Sessions Begin
  • Saturday, November 11: Competition Day
  • Saturday, November 18: Awards Ceremony 

Previous Competitions


15th Annual New England Regional Homebrew Competition

2021 NERHBC is complete! Thanks for making the hybrid/virtual event a great success!

Photos from 2018 NERHBC

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