BrewLab is a Bay Area home brewers' collective dedicated to supporting the local home brew scene and connecting home brewers to beer fans. We plan tasting events and competitions throughout the year to help home brewers get quality feedback on their beers. We also hosts classes, run an equipment sharing program, and seek out creative new ways to improve the craft of brewing beer at home.
BrewLab was started by Sam Gilbert and Emily Ford in spring 2011. Sam and Emily wanted to sharpen their home brewing skills by broadening their tasting audience, and to expose craft beer fans to beers that they wouldn’t have access to otherwise. BrewLab has grown by leaps and bounds and now has 203 brewers who have brewed 146 beers with us. We work with brand new home brewers and semi-pro brewers alike. Our beers range from simple, delicious pale ales to bold experiments, such as 'Chili Pepper Thunder Fuck' -- not for the faint of heart.
Our goal is to someday help one of our home brewers become the next big thing in craft brewing.