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What: Little Rocktoberfest Appreciation Party

When:  Thursday 13th 6:30pm

Where: Professor Bowl West

This is the BIG night we present a check to The Van! 


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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

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Local Happenings

Upcoming Events: 

    • Stone's Throw Debut, Mellow Mushroom, Tuesday 
    • Willie's IPA Launch Party, Diamond Bear, Tuesday 
    • Kent Walker Cheese and Beer Pairing, Stone's Throw, Wednesday 
    • New Belgium Sour Beer Tasting, Vino's, Thursday 
    • Homebrew for the Holidays, Old Statehouse, Friday 
    • BJ's Holiday Beer Dinner, BJ's Brewhouse, November 17th 
    • Oatmeal Stout Release Party, Diamond Bear, November 25th

    Upcoming Festivals: 

    Food and Foam Fest, Spring 2015

    Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival, May 30th, 2015

    About us

    Welcome Homebrewers

    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. 

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    Club Meetings

    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.

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    Brew Competitions

    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".

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    LittleRocktoberfest

    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.

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    Big Brew Day

    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!

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    Filled with mingled cream and amber I will drain that glass again. Such hilarious visions clamber Through the chambers of my brain -Quaintest thoughts -queerest fancies Come to life and fade away; Who cares how time advances? I am drinking ale today. -Edgar Allen Poe

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