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Hog River Brewing Annual Homebrew Competition

February 19, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hog River Brewing Annual Homebrew Competition

The annual Hog River Brewing Homebrew Competition will be held at Hog River Brewing Co. in Hartford, Connecticut on Sunday, February 19th, 2023 from 1 to 5 pm.

Registration Deadline: January 22nd
Entry Drop-Off: February 2nd-17th

$10 fee per entry

Prizes for Best in Show and 1st Place Category winners! Best in Show recipe will be brewed at Hog River and put on draft for next year’s competition.

Winners will be announced on the day of the competition. Bring your family and friends to cheer you on! Doors open at 1pm, winners announced at 4pm. Homebrew competitors get 15% off their bar tab.

As always, we have an incredible lineup of judges – head brewers and brewery owners, National BJCP Judges and a Master Cicerone!

Rob Bollard, Head Brewer – Kent Falls Brewing Co.
Ben Braddock, Co-Owner – Hog River Brewing
Brian Cox, Brewer – 12 Percent Project
Ryan Dacey, National BJCP Judge
Justin Dawley, Head Brewer – Firefly Hollow Brewing
Chris DeGassero, Brewer – White Lion Brewing
Max Finnance, National BJCP Judge and Master Cicerone (one of only 18 Master Cicerones in the world!)
Ryan Galligan, National BJCP Judge – Two Roads Brewing
Henry Hooper, Sales Manager – Hog River Brewing
Jeff Pasquale, Head Brewer – City Steam Brewery
Precious Putnam, Co-Owner Beer’d Brewing Co.
Ben Rabon, Head Brewer – Hog River Brewing
Greg Radawich, Director of Brewing Operations and National BJCP Judge – New England Brewing Co.
Jamal Robinson, Director of Sales & Marketing – New England Brewing Co.
Aaren Simoncini, Co-Owner/Head Brewer – Beer’d Brewing Co.
David Wollner, Owner/Head Brewer – Willimantic Brewing Company
Paul Zocco – National BJCP Homebrewing Judge


February 19, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hog River Brewing Co.
1429 Park Street
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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