June 20, 2019

2019 Seven City Brewer of the Year Update

We are halfway through the year and I wanted to let you know what the latest standings were for the Seven City Brewer of the Year.

As most of you know, the Seven City Brewer of the Year Award was established to recognize and awar...

February 25, 2019

On Sunday 2/24/19 the Hampton Roads Brewers Cup Inaugural Awards Gala was held to recognize and award our homebrewers for their outstanding homebrewing skills.

Members from the Seven City Brewers (7CB), the Hampton Roads Brewing & Tasting Society (HRBTS), the Smithfiel...

February 16, 2019

Homebrew Competitions

First, I want to talk to you about homebrew competitions and about how your homebrews are scored and then finish up with entering competitions and how to ship your beers. 

This is meant to be an open discussion and you all can add to the discussion...

February 16, 2019

2019 Hampton Roads Brewers Cup


Is a competition among five area homebrew clubs, Colonial Ale Smiths & Keggers (CASK), Hampton Roads Brewing & Tasting Society (HRB&TS), Seven City Brewers (7CB), Smithfield Hop and Malt Society (HAMS), and (VPH) Virginia Penin...

January 14, 2019

 Update 1/14/19

The Seven City Brewer of the Year Award was established to recognize and award the Seven City Brewer who participated in club activities and exhibited outstanding homebrewing ability.

You to can earn the right to display the coveted Seven City Brewers Cu...

December 15, 2018

We want to thank everyone for supporting the Chili Cook Off and the Best Beer Contest.  Your support of our club is Greatly Appreciated!

Whoa! We had 12 crock pots full of chili with each one of them competing to earn the convened Chili Cook of Award.  Everyone at...

November 9, 2018


718 Total Entries

6 Entries from 7CB

7CB Brewers

Mike Nazzaro, Brian McCrickard, Ed McDermott, John Wallace, Fred Baker, and Paolo Stirpe

John Wallace 1st Place out of 25 entries for his Ice Queen 09B: Eisbock

Brian McCrickard 2nd Place out of 33 entries for his Blon...

October 24, 2018

First, I want to talk to you about optimum fermentation temperatures.  When you get your yeast look on the package and see what the supplier says is the optimum temperatures.  The package of White Labs Irish Ale Yeast I have here says the optimum fermentation temperatu...

October 6, 2018

Honorable Mention Goes Out to Dan Tully!

Although Dan did not place with his English Porter he did have the competition's highest scoring beer with a point score of 41.5

September 29th, 2018

HRBC Competition # 5

Porters, Porters Everywhere


 16 Total Entries

10 entrie...

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