The Radegast Club of the Year Award was established to honor a homebrew club not for its competitive prowess, but the effort its members make to use homebrewing as a tool to benefit their greater local community. The award is based on philanthropy, homebrew promotion, education initiatives, and diversity efforts. During the Grand Banquet at the 2016 National Homebrewers Conference in Baltimore, the Hogtown Brewers
were honored with this year’s Radegast Club of the Year Award! [Read More]
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Hogtown Brewdown Raises over $3,200 for North Central Florida Humane Society
WCBJ TV20, Jan 20, 2019 - "Beer food and animals? That's what the Hogtown Brewdown in Gainesville was all about as home brewers showed off their skills and helped raise money (over $3,200) for the North Central Florida Humane Society Sunday night."
Hogtown Beer Fest offers wide variety of brews
Gainesville Sun, Apr 21, 2018 - "The annual festival hosted by Hogtown Brewers featured 107 local and national beer makers at the Alachua County Fairgrounds Saturday"
Hogtown Brewers Moonlight Brew
Brew Your Own Magazine, May/June 2018 - "Have you ever brewed with the devil in the pale moonlight? Members of the Hogtown Brewers (the 2016 Radegast Homebrew Club of the Year) do it every year"
Local brewers raise money for Alachua County Humane Society
WCBJ TV20, Jan 7, 2018 - "Hogtown Brewers Club teamed up this afternoon with the Alachua County Humane Society to host Hogtown Brewdown at First Magnitude Brewery"
AHA Recognition of Recent Charity Donation by the Hogtown Brewers
homebrewersassociation.org, Aug 2017 - "HOME Magazine recently featured the 2016 AHA Radegast Club of the Year, the Hogtown Brewers, in a story on their website about the club’s donation to Rebuilding Together North Central Florida"
"Local Home Brew Club Donates $8,000 to Increase Health and Safety for Homeowners in Need"
Home Magazine, Aug 9, 2017 - "Representatives of the Hogtown Brewers met at First Magnitude Brewery to present an $8,000 check to Rebuilding Together North Central Florida"
"Women Who Brew"
Home Magazine, Aug/Sept 2017 - "Terrie Vasilopoulos got into brewing almost a decade ago, and her love for craft beer and homebrewing has only grown"
Our Town Magazine (Gainesville), July/August 2017 - "Rothberg is an encyclopedia on the science behind brewing beer"
"The Queen of Beer"
WCBJ Friday, January 20, 2017 - "Meet Jackie Rothberg....the winner of the Queen of Beer national competition"
"Hogtown Brewers like making, drinking beer - and charity"
Gainesville Sun, July 19, 2016 - "The Hogtown Brewers, a 200-plus-member club of beer enthusiasts, makes an effort to give back to local organizations, and getting national recognition as a result."
"2016 Radegast Winners: Hogtown Brewers"
YCHHops Blog, July 1, 2016 - "At the American Homebrewers Association's National Homebrew Con this year in Baltimore, the Hogtown Brewers home brew club took home the 2016 Radegast Award"
"Hogtown Brewers Donate Thousands to Local Charities and Win National Homebrew Club of the Year"
Gainesville, June 20, 2016 - [Read Press Release]