Welcome to the Ocean County Home Brewers Association. Our meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7:30 at various breweries in Ocean County. Please check our Facebook page or this website for locations. New, experienced or just want to learn about brewing, all are welcome!

CEREAL BEER COMPETITION WINNERS

Congratulations to the winners of our Ocean County Home Brewers Cereal Beer competition! 1st place: Chris N 2nd place: Butch K (tie with Chris, judges ...

OCTOBER MEETING POSTPONED

OCTOBER MEETING UPDATE Sorry, but we will not be holding a new member meeting on 10/9. Please stay tuned for updates on when our next ...

SIGN THE PETITION

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SEPTEMBER MEETING

  Good day, everyone! Our September meeting will be Tuesday, 9/11 7:30 at Last Wave Brewing Co in Point Pleasant! New brewers, old brewers or just want ...

AUGUST MEETING RECAP

AUGUST MEETING RECAP Thanks everyone for coming to a GREAT meeting last night (I heard BEST meeting ever a few times!) Special thanks to Kris ...

AUGUST MEETING INFORMATION

Join us at our next meeting on Tuesday, 8/14, 7:30 at the brand new Oyster Creek Brewing Company in Waretown. Our guest speaker will be ...

JULY MEETING RECAP/AUGUST MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

JULY MEETING RECAP/AUGUST MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Thanks to all who attended our meeting this month, especially to our always generous hosts, Jason and the team Icarus Brewing ...

Backward Flag First Can Release

Congratulations to our friends Backward Flag Brewing Co. on their first can release! Nice job and delicious beer!

JULY MEETING UPDATE

JULY MEETING UPDATE Good evening all! July meeting is Tuesday, 7/10 7:30 and we are back home Icarus Brewing Co. New brewers, old brewers or just want ...

JUNE MEETING RECAP

JUNE MEETING RECAP Thanks to all who attended our June meeting and thanks to Jay and Pinelands Brewing Co for being such gracious and accommodating hosts. Thanks ...

LAST WAVE FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Another Ocean County brewery hits a milestone, as Last Wave Brewing in Point Pleasant Beach kicks off the summer with their First Anniversary celebration!  “This ...

JUNE MEETING NEWS OCHBA

JUNE MEETING NEWS Our next meeting will be Tuesday, 6/12 at 7:00 (note time is a little earlier) Thanks to Pinelands Brewing Co for being our generous ...

BREWER’S BOWL II

OK, so we can’t win ’em all. Stormy night at Jughandle, congrats to Scott Cooper from MCHBA for taking top honors in Brewer’s Bowl 2 ...

OYSTER CREEK BREWING COMPANY OPENING MAY 12

The long awaited opening of Ocean County’s latest brewery Oyster Creek, in Waretown is set for Saturday, 5/12. Founder/Head Brewer Kris Lewis is glowing with ...

MAY MEETING RECAP

Thanks to everyone who attended our May meeting and special thanks to ManaFirkin Brewing Company for being such gracious hosts! Here are the highlights: CALIFORNIA COMMON COMPETITION  ...

APRIL MEETING RECAP/MAY MEETING NEWS

APRIL MEETING RECAP As always thanks to Icarus Brewing Co. for being a fantastic host to our April Club Meeting. We welcomed Paul O’Dell, BJCP Judge, who ...

OCEAN COUNTY NEWEST BREWERY OPENING

OCEAN COUNTY BEER NEWS: The taps at HEAVY REEL in Seaside start flowing this Friday the 13th. Spoke to owner/head brewer, Jeff Greco and here ...

MARCH MEETING UPDATE/APRIL MEETING NEWS

MARCH MEETING RECAP/APRIL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Thanks to Backward Flag Brewing Co. for once again serving as great hosts for our March meeting. Thanks to Brian ...

MARCH MEETING INFORMATION

Just a reminder, MARCH MEETING INFORMATION Next meeting is Tuesday, 3/13 7:30 PM, at the new expanded Backward Flag Brewing Co. As always thanks for having us ...

FEBRUARY MEETING RECAP

Thanks to everyone for another great meeting and thanks to MIke and Colleen at Frye Brewing for your hospitality in hosting us this month! We welcomed 6 ...