Celebrate the 25th annual Big Brew on May 7, 2022

Held on the first Saturday in May, Big Brew for National Homebrew Day is an opportunity to fire up the kettle and raise a glass to the greatest hobby there is— homebrewing!

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About Big Brew

In 1988, May 7 was announced before Congress as National Homebrew Day. The American Homebrewers Association created Big Brew as an annual event to celebrate National Homebrew Day around the world.



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Celebrate Big Brew Every Day

Love beer and want to try homebrewing or need a refresher? Get started with these helpful tips and videos.

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Learn to Make Beer

Official Big Brew Day Recipes:

Tha Community American Lager Dark Inception Imperial Porter

Choose an alternate recipe from our Homebrew Recipe Archive

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Live Brew Day!

Join the Craft Beer Channel and Grainfather on Big Brew for a live brew day featuring special guest Marcus Baskerville, the creator of the official recipe.

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Find everything you need to brew your next batch by visiting your local homebrew supply shop.

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Learn to Make Beer

Get instructions for turning malt, hops, yeast, and water into a delicious beer using tools found in your kitchen!

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