Competition & Classes

Local Brewing Mini-Workshops

All Things Brewed!

We're stepping up the fun this year with three mini-workshops to get you started brewing at home!   Workshops this year are being sponsored by biologic brewingBiologic Brewing Supply, your source for brewing supplies, fermentation supplies, cheesemaking supplies and a full line of microbes to kick start any fermentation project.  The demos will take place inside the side room of the winery tasting room.

Home Mead Making @ 12:30pm

Biologic Brewing Supply will cover the basics of home mead-making including fortified, sparkling and traditional mead.

Home Beer Brewing @ 1:30pm

Biologic Brewing Supply will show you how easy it is to make beer at home using the extract method.

Home Beer Brewing @ 3:15pm

Biologic Brewing Supply will show you how easy it is to make beer at home using the all-grain brewing method.

Distilling Secrets @ 5:00pm

Immortal Spirits Distillery owner Jesse Gallagher will discuss how spirits are brewed.

Homebrew Competition

biologic brewingCalling all home wine, mead, cider, and beer makers!

Thrive is proud to partner with Biologic Brewing Supply to put on our second-annual BBB Homebrew Competition in 2017! 

Start brewing and start perfecting your entries!  Prizes will be awarded to first, second, third and best of show.  There will be a $3 entry fee per category, and brewers must supply two bottles per entry.  The categories are:

  • pale ales and bitters
  • stout
  • indian pale ales
  • wheat beer
  • saison/light lagers
  • cider/wine/mead

Please submit all entries to Biologic Brewing Supply during business hours no later than May 31th. We will be following BJCP 2015 guidelines. Winners will be announced on Saturday, June 3rd @ Brews, Bluegrass & BBQ at Roxy Ann Winery. For more information, call or come into Biologic Brewing Supply, 4543 S. Pacific Hwy. Phoenix, 541-535-6726.