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Upstate New York Homebrewers Association

UNYHA is dedicated to sharing and broadening the appreciation of and knowledge about the brewer’s art within its membership and the public at large.  Through regular meetings and special events, this occurs in accordance with its philosophy of informed, mature and responsible enjoyment of homebrewed and commercially brewed beer.


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2024-2025 BOTM Competition Styles

July 9th, 2024 - Posted in Uncategorized

Start brewing for the UNYHA Brewer of the Month competition. It starts in September. Here are the styles for the upcoming season.

September-Kölsch- category 5B
October-Festbier-category 4B
November-Wee Heavy- category 17C
December-Traditional Mead- category M1
January-Specialty beer- category 34C
February-Sweet Stout-16A
March-Fruit beer- category 29A
April-American IPA- category 21A

Style numbers refer to the current 2021 Beer Judge Certification Guidelines.




46th Annual UNYHA Homebrew Competition Now Open

June 10th, 2024 - Posted in Uncategorized

Our competition will be held September 20-21, 2024.

Registration is OPEN now and until 9/11/2024 at 6 pm.

Click here to go the the competition website.




UNYHA Hall of Fame Inductees, 2023

January 5th, 2024 - Posted in Uncategorized

At the 2023 Oktoberfest the first 4 inductees for the UNYHA Hall of Fame were announced. Read about the inductees here!




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