What: August Club Meeting
When: Thursday, Aug 14th at 6:30pm.
Where: Professor Bowl West
At this months meeting we will be doing a short judging training session as part of the Arkansas Beer Challange. Vickey will go over the basics of judging technique, courtesy, and how to fill out a judging form in an objective manner, and then you'll get the chance to practice it for yourself with a couple of beers! To ensure that we're able to arrange for enough beers to taste and mystify ahead of time, please fill out the judge's Registration Form
What: 12th Annual Little Rocktoberfest 2014
When: September 27th 2014
Where: War Memorial Stadium
Little Rocktoberfest has been produced by the Central Arkansas Fermenters since 2003. Our event is operated by a team dedicated to making this the premier home brew and craft beer event in Arkansas. This year the event will be held September 27, 2014, 6:00pm at War Memorial Stadium and AT&T Field in Little Rock, Arkansas. Go to Littlerocktoberfest.com to find out more.More News
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The Central Arkansas Fermenters (CAF) is a home brew club located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are one of the largest home brew clubs in the United States with over 90 current members.
The mission of CAF is to provide education and enhance the awareness and understanding of the art, science, and craft underlying the at-home brewing of beer, ciders, wines, and other fermented beverages throughout the Central Arkansas region, and to use that craft to benefit other charitable organizations in the area.
The goals of CAF: To provide educational activities that share information on brewing and fermenting techniques, based upon both professional and scientific knowledge as well as shared knowledge and experience - To make charitable contributions to local advocacy and service agencies whenever feasible, through events, competitions, and in-kind donations - To promote the hobby of at-home brewing of beer, ciders, wines, and other fermented beverages - To promote the responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages.
The Central Arkansas Fermenters were established in 2003 as a group of people who enjoy the hobby of making beer and wine at home. The focus of the club is education about fermented beverages with a fun and responsible approach.
Club meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of every month at different locations around the city. Meetings are a great time for the club to socialize with likeminded brewers, talk about up-and-coming events, share brew knowledge, and handle club business.
We hold brew competitions throughout the year. The Arkansas Beer Challenge includes judging training, in addition to the regular, objective BJCP judging and awards. There is also a subjective judging and prize for the "tastiest beer".
Established in 2003, our event is operated by a team dedicated to making this the premier home brew and craft beer event in Arkansas. This year the event will be held September 27, 2014, 6:00pm at War Memorial Stadium and AT&T Field in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Held on National Brew Day! We join people all over the country, brewing batches of beer. CAF celebrates this event every year. It’s a great time to come learn more about the craft and history of man kinds first recipe... beer!