The 2016 – 4th Annual Valley Homebrew/SVHG Iron Brewer Competition and MashtoberFEST Events are being planned as we speak.


Iron Brewer Homebrew Competition Details:

•              Iron Brewer Homebrew Competition sign-ups for Brewing Teams opens on July 15th 2016 and lasts until Aug. 19th, 2016. Sign up will be taken at Valley Homebrew 199 Sulky Dr Ste 1, Winchester, VA 22602 or online at :

•              The Iron Brewer Secret Ingredient gets revealed , Live at the Aug. 19th, 2016 SVHG Meeting @ Valley Homebrew 199 Sulky Dr Ste 1, Winchester, VA 22602 and will be announced online via the website

•              Teams have until Oct. 21st, 2016 SVHG Meeting @ Valley Homebrew in Winchester, get their Entries in (2 Bottles)

•              The Iron Brewer Results are announced at our Fall Event: MashtoberFest on Sat. Oct. 29th 10am-4pm @ Valley Homebrew 199 Sulky Dr Ste 1, Winchester, VA 22602 Mashtoberfest is a fall celebration of everything homebrew. We generally have Homebrewing Demos going on where the public can see the Brewing Process going on live with many different set ups and equipment. There are also Tastings of Homebrew for donations as well as vendors for food and the like, music, etc. Fundraising would come in the form of Registration fees for Iron Brewer as well as donation boxes that we would be looking to set up in strategic Craft Beer and Homebrewing related Businesses. We would also have a few big ticket items to raffle off and possibly partner up with some local VA. Breweries to help donate prizes for the Iron Brewer Winners as well as for raffling off and giving away at Mashtoberfest. The Iron Brewer Homebrew Competition 1st through 3rd place winners will be announced around 1PM and also the next day on the website



SVHG IRON BREWER 2015 Cafe Du Monde Coffee and Chicory Winners

  • 1st Tribe Brewing Tyler Crowe, Mike Madden Death Metal
  • 2nd Two Grants Grant N. Wheeler, Grant A. Wheeler Chicory Dickory
  • 3rd The Cat and the Crayfish Paul Holeva, Dave Cray The French Quarter Breakfast Porter


SVHG IRON BREWER 2014 Habanero Winners

  • 1st – Safety Violators Doug Omps 13B: Sweet Stout
    Jeff Wheeler
  • 2nd – Tribe Brewing Mike Madden 20: Fruit Beer (Mango Wheat)
    Tyler Crowe
  • 3rd – The Mooseknucklers Ron Grosholtz, Derek Mcelhaney, Rick Ridgeway 16B: Belgian Pale


SVHG IRON BREWER 2013 Coconut Winners

  • 1st – Bob Lundberg, Scott Simko
  • 2nd – Charles Bitter, Michael Stephenson, Dan Frey
  • 3rd – Mike Schramm Thanks to everyone who entered.