Great Fermentations BIG BREW

Celebrate National Homebrew Day!


Saturday, May 6 th, 2017

Great Fermentations - Indy and Avon Locations

BIG BREW DETAILS

Big Brew Details

May 6th 2017

Indianapolis Location: 5127 E 65th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Avon Location: 7900 E US Highway 36, Avon, IN 46123

Organized by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), AHA Big Brew celebrates National Homebrew Day, honored on the first Saturday of May each year. This event brings together thousands of homebrewers from around the world, all brewing beer simultaneously! More than 11,000 homebrewers from North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and Australia are expected to participate this year. So, come join Great Fermentations at either our Indianapolis or Avon locations, brew a batch a beer with fellow homebrewers from around the world, and help us celebrate this great hobby.

Scroll down the page to see the special events schedule for each location and sign up for any FREE sessions you are interested in attending

FREE Blichmann BrewVision Kettle Giveaway

As an added bonus on Big Brew day, we’ll be giving away a 10 Gallon Blichmann BoilerMaker with a BrewVision Bluetooth thermometer! All you have to do is show up to the store on Big Brew day, pay $5 for a raffle ticket, and stick around till 1:30 when we announce the winner! You don’t need to brew at the store that day to win, but you must be present to accept your reward. Proceeds for the giveaway will be donated to a local charity. We will be giving away a kettle at EACH location!


Details for the Day

Brew Day | (BOTH LOCATIONS)

The main event for Big Brew day! Come demonstrate your brewing prowess and equipment by making a batch of beer in our parking lot! To entice you, we're giving 20% OFF all batches of beer brewed in our parking lot that day (10 gallon batch limit)! IF YOU WANT TO BREW, MAKE SURE TO REGISTER USING ONE OF THE REGISTRATION FORMS BELOW!!! Don't have a propane burner you can bring? No worries! We'll be renting burner and propane tanks for $5!

  • - Brewer setup is from 9-10:30 a.m. Brewers need to be packed up and ready to leave by 4 p.m.
  • - Brewers are responsible for bringing their own equipment!
  • - HOWEVER, we will be providing chiller stations, so no need for you to bring your own wort chillers.
  • - Tap or Reverse Osmosis water will be available if needed
  • - There is a batch size limit of 10 gallons
  • - To get your 20% off for brew day ingredients, order no later than May 5th. Sorry, no exceptions!

**NOTE** We cannot provide electrical outlets for your Brew System!


INDY SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULE

Make sure to register for these events using the registration form below!

  • - 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. | FREE Beginning Brewing Class (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
  • - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Homebrew Garage Sale
  • - Starting @ 11 a.m. | GrainFather Brewing System Demo
  • - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. | Ask-A-Judge (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
  • - 1:00 p.m. | Worldwide Toast
  • - 1:30 p.m. | Blichmann BrewVision BoilerMaker Kettle Giveaway ($5 charity donation required)
  • - 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Fruit Beer Class REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
  • - ALL DAY: Get to know your local homebrew clubs!
  • - ALL DAY: Live music provided by The Barefoot Hollers!


AVON SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULE

Make sure to register for these events using the registration form below!

  • - Starting @ 10 a.m. | GrainFather Brewing System Demo
  • - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Homebrew Garage Sale
  • - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. | Ask-A-Judge (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
  • - 1:00 p.m. | Worldwide Toast
  • - 1:30 p.m. | Blichmann BrewVision BoilerMaker Kettle Giveaway ($5 charity donation required)
  • - ALL DAY: Brew with Mike Miller, owner and brewer of Noble Order Brewery. He will be bringing his 15 gallon pilot system to Great Fermentations and will be brewing alongside all the homebrewers during Big Brew Day! Expect his creation on tap at the Zionsville tap room some time in the near future.
  • - ALL DAY: We will be serving a variety of beers from local breweries. Sample some of the best beer the West Side has to offer!
  • - ALL DAY: Get to know your local homebrew clubs!

Indianapolis Site Registration

Avon Site Registration

CONTACT

Have a question about the event? Then just shoot us an email using the form below, or call us at 317-257-9463.

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