For twenty-one years, the competition was hosted by brought to you by a small dedicated committee of passionate homebrewers with an army of volunteers as judges and stewards.

Over its history, SA has punched well above its weight at the national level for many years. In 2018 two SA brewers shared equal second place in the best of show category as well as places in other individual categories.

From 2019, the competition is being run by the SA Brewing Club, SA’s largest homebrewing club with over 100 members sharing their knowledge and beers as well as hosting its own competitions that in turn assist homebrewers better their craft.

Since its beginnings in 2012, the South Australian Brewing Club (SABC) has grown to be the largest club in the state holding regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of the month, brewing events and competitions throughout the year. Its membership is made up of men and women of all ages and brewing experience who collaborate and share knowledge to improve members’ homebrewing.