Early bird pricing ends Feb. 16 for Pacific Northwest Homebrewers Conference
More than 24 PNW breweries to participate in conference’s Brewers Night
Early bird registration pricing for the inaugural Pacific Northwest Homebrewers Conference March 4 – 5 in Vancouver, WA ends February 16. Homebrewers from British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and beyond are encouraged to register online by February 16 to take advantage of cost savings.
“Registering for this conference is an investment in your brewing future,” says Conference Chair Jill Marilley. “Attendees will learn from some of the biggest names in brewing in the Pacific Northwest and from each other.”
The conference’s 28 educational seminars will cover a range of subjects including high ABV brewing, cask-conditioning, cider and mead making, beer judging, specialty malts and how to go professional. Seminar presenters include brewmasters, authors, BJCP judges, AHA Homebrewer of the Year recipients and many more home and professional brewers.
The conference’s registration fee includes two days of educational seminars, three catered meals, exhibit hall access, goodie bag, commemorative glass and two incredible evening tasting events. At Saturday night’s Club Brews event, regional homebrew clubs will showcase and share the best examples of their hobby.
During Friday’s Brewers Night, more than 24 professional breweries will be pouring their beers including: 54-40 Brewing, Backwoods Brewing, Bainbridge Island Brewery, Breakside Brewery, Doomsday Brewing Company, Ethereal Meads, Fish Brewing Co., Fort Gorge Brewery, Fortside Brewing, Georgetown Brewing, Heathen Brewing, Hilliards Brewery, Hop Valley Brewing Co., In the Shadow, Laht Neppur, Loowit, Mill City Brew Werks, Mt Tabor, North Jetty Brewing, Odin Brewing, Rogue Ale & Spirits, Silver City Brewing, The Commons Brewery and Walking Man Brewing.
Seats are filling up quickly for the pre-conference brewery bus tours that visit some of Portland and Hood River’s most respected breweries. Base Camp Brewing Company is holding a mini Pro-Am for attendees of the Friday bus tour. Register for the tour and bring four 12-oz bottles (or two 22-oz bottles) of homebrew labeled with name, style of beer and contact info. Base Camp will judge the beers, and the winning beer will be brewed and poured in their taproom.
PNWHC is made possible through the generous support of Larry’s Brewing Supply, American Homebrew Association, Bader Beer and Wine Supply, F.H. Steinbart Company, Yakima Valley Hops, Microbrew and NikoBrew.