Pouring at Spaghetti Cookoff

5 Rivers Aviation 700 Terminal Circle, Livermore, CA

The Mad Z club will be hosting a booth to pour some of our homebrews at the 1st annual Spaghetti Cook-off on Sat June 25th, 11am-5pm @ Five Rivers Aviation at the Livermore Airport. This event is organized by and supports the Partners for Change Tri-Valley. If you would like to participate and share a [...]

Club Meeting @ TBD

More information will be posted once the meeting location has been determined.

Club Meeting @ Shadow Puppet Brewery

Our August meeting will be held on Thursday 8/11 6:30pm at Shadow Puppet Brewery. We setup chairs back by the tanks. Bring a homebrew or a brewing gadget to share. Brian Cooper will be hosting this meeting and giving a great presentation on controlling temps in your brewing process. See you there! The multi club [...]

Club Meeting at BottleTaps

BottleTaps 3020 Bernal Ave, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA

We will be meeting in the outside patio at BottleTaps on Thursday 9/8. They have 20 chairs, but if you can bring a folding chair you might want to bring it along. Meeting starts around 6:30 for social hour. Official meeting starts at 7pm. We will be hosting a club only brew competition. Any style. [...]

Northern California Homebrewer’s Festival

Lake Francis Resort 13919 Lake Frances Rd, Dobbins, CA

NCHF is back on for 2022. Join the Mad Zymurgists for a weekend filled with camping, homebrew, food, and frivolity.


Oaktoberfest in the Dimond District Fruitvale and MacArthur, Oakland, CA

The 2022 Oaktoberfest will return in its full Bavarian glory this October with outdoor dining and drinking with live German music, traditional German food options, hundreds of venders, live music and the Bay Area’s best craft beers. Come and celebrate in Oakland’s historic Dimond District!

Club Meeting @ Pennyweight Brewing

Pennyweight Brewing 2455 Railroad Avenue, Livermore, CA

Our October club meeting will be next Thursday 10/13 at Pennyweight Brewing in Livermore. We will be upstairs in the loft again. Meeting hoppy hour starts at 6:30pmand official meeting starts at 7pm. Topics to include: NCHF & Oaktoberfest review, Club Business, Budget, Topic: Recipe Design, Upcoming Events. Come share a homebrew. Get tips on [...]

Club Meeting at Rivers End Brewing

Rivers End Brewing 2135 South Vasco Road Suite J, Livermore, CA

Please join us this coming Thursday 11/10 at Rivers End Brewing for our club meeting. We will meet the brewer and have a great discussion on brewing topics facing homebrewers and pros alike. Share a homebrew at 6:30pm, then at 7pm we’ll start the official meeting. Club Holiday Party Saturday 12/10 at Shadow Puppet Brewing. [...]

Holiday Party @ Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppet Brewery 4771 Arroyo Vista, Suite B, Livermore, CA

Reminder/Update: 1) We will be hosting our last club comp of FY22 at the holiday party on 12/10. Feel free to bring a keg or bottles for tasting if you’re competing. If your club comp is a keg, just don’t share the style in the party link below. 2) We will be sharing some used [...]

Club Meeting at Pennyweight Brewing

Pennyweight Brewing 2455 Railroad Avenue, Livermore, CA

Our first meeting of 2023 will be held TONIGHT Thursday 1/12 at Pennyweight Brewing in Livermore. Hoppy hour starts at 6:30, upstairs lounge area, with the official meeting starting at 7pm. Agenda includes: - Brewing Style (Stouts) Sample and discussion - 2023 Club Officer nominations - HomebrewCon (June, San Diego) - Club Glassware (available at [...]