Category Archives: Past Events

November Club Meeting at Ghost Brewing Co.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

Join us for an eventful event at Ghost Brewing Company (25 Drexel Dr, Bay Shore, NY 11706 [Behind Great South Bay Brewery]). All in attendance must adhere to proper Covid-19 precautions and any regulations implemented by the host/venue. Be prepared to remain seated at a table for the duration of the meeting.

‘Iron Brewer’ Team Challenge Judging – All in attendance will be served tasters of each team entry and a winning ‘Iron Brewer’ will be named.

  • Several members were mailed secret ingredients and the names of other homebrewers to partner with. All secret ingredients must be used to create a unique beer that will be sampled and judged by those in attendance. The winning team is seeking to overthrow the reigning Iron Brewers: Team Dalton, Murphy & Elmore – Will The Chairman crown a new Iron Brewer? 

 We will also be . . .

. . . voting on the 2021 Club Board of Directors.

. . . collecting bottled donations for the Turkey’s Against Cancer fundraiser with the Barbeque Brethren (w/Greg Wright)

. . . collecting bottled entries for the holiday calendar (w/Kevin McKenna)

. . . announcing and signing up for future challenges and happenings

. . . celebrating the medal-winners of the LIBME Homebrew Competition


October Club Meeting at The Black Sheep Ale House

Join Us on Tuesday, October 20th at 7:30 PM for our next Club Meeting at The Black Sheep Ale House [78 2nd St Mineola, NY 11501]. As per current pandemic rules, all attendees must be wearing masks and following the house rules for safe distancing and dinner service, including remaining seated for the duration of the meeting and must order one food item per beverage ticket. (If you’re gonna drink, you gotta eat). There will be table service for food and beverages. Lucky for us, The Black Sheep now serves dinner; and what a tasty menu they have!

We’ll be celebrating the recent club competition winners, discussing brewing German beer styles, and accepting nominations for the 2021 Club Board Positions. Space is limited to the quantity of seats available. Please note, we may be outdoors/indoors depending on the weather. 

September Club Meeting at Bright Eye Beer Company!

Join us on Tuesday, September 15th at 7:30 PM at Bright Eye Beer Company, 50 W Park Ave, Long Beach, NY 11561. Co-Owners, Luke, Molly and Keira opened the brewery earlier this year and have some excellent beverages on tap. Luke teamed up with head brewer Brendan Maxim,  who brewed for Laguna Beach Beer Company in California and Crazy Mountain Brewing in Colorado before joining the Bright Eye team. 

Entries for the Fall Club Competition and Last Brewer Standing Secondary Round will be collected at this meeting!

August 31st |Club Webinar with Imperial Yeast

The fine folks at Imperial Yeast will be joining us for a Zoom Chat on Monday, August 31st at 7PM to share best practices on yeast handling, QC on a homebrew scale and any questions you may have regarding Imperial Yeast.  This event is for HHCBC or AssLIHC Members Only. If you have interest in joining the club, or for any additional questions send a note to before the event.

When: Aug 31, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Registration Links will be posted to the club Facebook and Google Group announcement. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

August Club Meeting at Garden Social

Join Us for our August Club Meeting at Garden Social in East Meadow! Tuesday, August 18th at 7:30 PM – 1964 Hempstead Tpke East, East Meadow, NY 11554 (Behind Lidl) – – Great tap list and menu to enjoy in a socially distanced and outdoor dining venue. Bring your homebrew questions and let’s start getting ready for those end-of-summer recipe plans. 

July 18th, Imperial Stout Style Class

*For 2020 HHCBC and AssLIHC Club Members Only*

If you’re interested in a membership, please email

Current Members may sign up on the Club FB Discussion Group Invite

Hosted by Education Director and BJCP Judge Mike Murphy. This is a style class on Imperial Stout. We will discuss recipe creation and variations of the style. Due to COVID concerns this class will be limited to the fist 15 people who sign up. I am asking everyone that is coming to please bring at least 30 ounces of an Imperial stout based beer for the group to sample. I will add a few from my cellar as well. Please post what brand and type of beer you will be bringing in the comments section of the post so we can cut down on duplicates. I will have enough tables and chairs to assure proper social distancing is maintained. Please bring your own face covering and hand sanitizer. Thank you in advance!

July 21st Club Meeting at South Shore Craft Brewery!

Tired of webinars? Us too.

Join us on Tuesday, July 21st at 7PM for our in-person Club Meeting at South Shore Craft Brewery (3505 Hampton Rd, Oceanside, NY 11572). We’ll try to guess who’s hiding behind each mask, re-cap the winners of the Spring Club Competition, Last Brewer Standing Primary Round an upcoming events (hopefully).

Due to current C-19 Related Policies, this meeting will have limited capacity. Please click on the following link to reserve a FREE Ticket to attend this meeting. Once tickets are ‘sold out’, the capacity has been reached.

July Club Meeting RSVP

All attendees must be wearing masks, following all guidelines for social distancing and the host venue’s rules upon entry. No exceptions. Please use your best judgement and be kind to one another. Let’s get together to share a pint, in person. Finally.

May Club Webinar with W.A. Meadwerks

Join us on Tuesday, May 19th for our next Club Meeting. Once again, the meeting will be a webinar. Starting at 7:30 PM, we’ll cover club happenings, get a status update of all the AHA Big Brew Day Beers (and Ciders and Mead), and preview the highly anticipated return to beer festivals this summer and beyond.

Special Guest Speakers will be from W.A. Meadwerks—Joe and Roger’s meadery in Lindenhurst was to be the site of our May meeting, but given the current predicament, we’re bringing the entire event online. Order Mead through before the meading/discussion.

Our club meetings, including webinars, are open to anyone 21 years of age an over.

AHA Big Brew Day

Big Brew for National Homebrew Day is the homebrewing community’s annual celebration—a chance to fire up the brew kettle and raise a glass to the greatest hobby there is: homebrewing! Many club members will be virtually banding together to brew from their homes, backyards, kitchens, garages, basements, bathrooms, anywhere really—in unison with homebrewers across the globe. We’ll be posting content throughout the day on Saturday, May 2nd on the club Facebook page. Stay tuned and share your photos! Any questions about homebrewing–reach out to the club!

AHA Big Brew Day

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March Club Meeting at Ghost Brewing Co.

Join Us on Tuesday, March 24th, at Ghost Brewing Co. | 25 Drexel Dr, Bay Shore, NY 11706 – as we take over Long Island brewing legend Paul Komsic’s supernatural craft brewery and taproom for an evening of delicious beverages.

Meeting begins at 7:30 PM and ends at 10 PM |For the BJCP Feedback Discussion on any homebrew or styles, please plan on arriving at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting.

Some tasty treats are sure to be in the club raffle. Prize Donations are appreciated.

2020 Club Charter and Tri-Club Memberships are available. Click for online memberships or find Claudia at the meeting.

Meetings are Open to anyone 21 and over, interested in craft beer, cider, mead or homebrewing. Plan your safe travels accordingly; use code HHCBC1 for discount ride-shares through Lyft.