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January 2018 Club Meeting

Thursday January 11, 2017 @ 6:30PM Location: Professor Bowl Meeting Agenda: Review expectations and duties for each Club Officer position 2018 Officer Nominations 2018 Officer Elections Scottish Export Club Competition... read more

September Meeting

The September meeting will be held on the 8th at 6:30pm downstairs at Professor Bowl West. read more

Picnique Belgique Belgian Comp

Picnique Belgique Belgian Competition at Grain to Glass North Kansas City, MO Entry Dead Line:  August 24th 5:00pm at: Document Management 6201 Murray St, Little Rock, AR 72209 entry and rules: Belgian Styles Only!!! The club will pay for members first three entries and all... read more

Brew Classes in July and August

Check out the calendar for upcoming brewing classes. July 16th will be All-Grain Brewing and August 24th will be Yeast Starters. Details are in the callendar and you should also have recieved an email.

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June Meeting

The June meeting will be at Vino’s Brew Pub Wednesday June 8th at 6:30pm

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Upcoming Competition

Please see below for the competition I mentioned at the last meeting. The club will pay for your shipping to the event. All you have to do is register and deliver your entries to the listed drop off point.

There will be another competition in Ft. Smith with the River Valley Ale Raisers, I will announce that soon but the drop off dead line for it will be June 20th so prepare for that as well.

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Next Meeting May 12th

The next meeting is Thursday, May 12th, 630 pm at Dave’s Place downtown (210 Center Street, LR, AR

72201, which is the same place we held our Thanksgiving and Christmas party). Dave’s Place is BYOB

only and does not sell alcohol so please bring plenty of home brew or other beverages to share!

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Big Red Ball Homebrew Contest 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Next Level Events
1400 W Markham St Ste 104, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Brewers have until January 21, 2018 to enter their beers.

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Hot Springs Oktoberfest 2017

Hot Springs Oktoberfest 2017 Location: Hill Wheatley Plaza, 629 Central Ave. It’s that time of year once again for everyone to mark their calendar for Oktoberfest, October 13th and 14th.  We will be posting updates closer to the date on our facebook page  so check us out daily.  This is a fundraiser for an amazing program that changes lives in the process. Times:   Friday 4p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday 10 p.m. – 3 p.m. This is a family oriented event open to the public. Children’s activity times each day starts at 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., don’t miss the live entertainment from Bavarian music on Friday and Saturday. Come enjoy a variety of authentic German beers, wines, and German cuisine food vendors including brats schnitzels Etc. For further information call the event contact number: 501-262-5272 email us at and check us out online... read more

CAF Arktoberfest Challenge Homebrew Competition

Central Arkansas Fermenters presents the Third Annual Arktoberfest Challenge Homebrew Competition! Judging will be October 27 and October 28th at Arktoberfest in Arkdadelphia. With cash prizes and traditional medals, the AHA/BJCP-sanctioned Arktoberfest Challenge should be at the top of every mid-South homebrewer’s list. Combine it with the Arktoberfest Craft Beer Festival filled with Arkansas craft beers, music, and fun, and there’s no doubt this competition will fill up fast. Click for more... read more

Arkansas State Fair Competition 2017

The Arkansas State Fair 2017 Competition is coming up soon! Last day to enter: Monday, October 9th. Judging will be Thursday October 12th. Drop Off and Shipping: The Water Buffalo:  106 S Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72205 Fermentables:  3915 Crutcher St, North Little Rock, AR 72118 Click Here to Register Entries and to judge!! Click here for more... read more

Food and Foam Fest

The Central Arkansas Fermenters will be serving home brew along with a slew of local, regional, and national breweries.  This all happens on April 1st 2016 and this is no Aprils fools joke!  Buy your tickets now. Click here for more info... read more