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I haven’t talked much about homebrewing on this blog, mostly because since moving I haven’t been homebrewing much. But I’m a novice homebrewer and plan on getting started back up again once I get a bit more settled in here in San Diego.

Rumors have been circulating for a while now, but it’s official, the 2011 American Homebrewers Association Conference will be held in San Diego from June 16th-18th, 2011. It will be hosted by QUAFF and the San Diego Brewer’s Guild. The conference is just under a year away but they’ve already produced a preview video to get the publicity started. Some Like it Hoppy shows off some of the great things about San Diego and San Diego beer and brewers specifically.

Speaking of homebrewing, the latest issue of Zymurgy, the Journal of the American Homebrewers Association, Chuck Slothower of Beer at 6512 wrote a short piece about the beer blogger collaboration we did with Ska Brewing Company. The article focuses mostly on Chuck’s experience, it was his first ever time brewing, but does mention myself and the Belgian-American IPA I brewed with Thomas Larsen head brewer at Ska. Unfortunately the article is not available online, but you can read my blog posts about the experience brewing at Ska at my old blog, Beer N Bikes, here’s a good summary post of the brewing process and here are some pictures of the tapping party.