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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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Partial Transmission from 1999

April 10th, 2019 - Posted in Uncategorized

In this episode, we find recipes from 1999, once again brought to us by Jim Weiser.

Homebrew Helper Recipes

Sherman, set the Wayback machine to 1989

March 13th, 2019 - Posted in Uncategorized

In this episode, we find club newsletters from 1989, brought to us by returning member Jim Weiser:


1989 Newsletter

UNYHA’s 41st Annual Homebrew Competition!

February 25th, 2019 - Posted in Uncategorized


The oldest homebrew club in NY is proud to partner again with NY’s oldest Brewery, Genesee, to bring you yet another world-class competition. The where’s, when’s, and how’s are all found on the official competition site at: 



Upcoming Brewer of the Month Sessions

September 27th, 2018 - Posted in Brewer of the Month

Our schedule for the upcoming Brewer of the Month sessions are as follows so that everyone can get their batches planned and brewed:
October – Dark Mild (BJCP style 13A)
November – American Brown Ale (BJCP style 19C)
January – Gose (BJCP style 27A)
February – Pastry Beer (more info here)
March – Czech Lager (BJCP style 3A3B3C, and 3D)
April – Barleywine (BJCP style 17D and 22C)

Monthly Meetings

September 26th, 2018 - Posted in Meetings

The club gets together around 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Swiftwater Brewing.  These meetings are open to ALL current members, guests, and interested parties. Swiftwater’s kitchen is not open these nights, but beer will be available for purchase and UNYHA will provide pizza.  Everyone is encouraged to bring their fermented beverages and share a taste with others if you like!

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