ALEiens Homebrew Club

Spreading the Joys of Home Brewing Throughout Philadelphia and the Universe!

Welcome to the ALEiens Homebrew Club

This is the official website of the ALEiens Homebrew Club serving Philadelphia and its suburbs, Bucks County, Montgomery County, and Central New Jersey.

The ALEiens are dedicated to exchanging out-of-this-world home brewing information and brewing techniques.

Established in May 2008, the ALEiens meet monthly at The Hulmeville Inn.  We have just over 65 paying members and see around 35-45 members at each meeting.  Though, our most popular member is Zymie.  If you haven't met our ALEien Zymie, you're missing out! 

Not a member?  No problem!  Stop in to any meeting, check us out, and if you like it, come back again and become a member.


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Latest Activity

Allen Dowdy commented on Jessica Streeter's page Learn to Brew Classes
"I'm writing as an ex-member of two years. I enjoyed the time I spent there. I joined to learn about home brewing. In all that time, I learned nothing. Every meeting was more about "my brewing dick is bigger than your brewing dick". If…"
Oct 2
Profile IconJames Pollard and Bud Basmajian joined ALEiens Homebrew Club
Sep 24
Dan Scrima is now a member of ALEiens Homebrew Club
Jun 25
Dan Marrazzo is now a member of ALEiens Homebrew Club
May 18
Joe Chrobak is now a member of ALEiens Homebrew Club
Apr 16
Terrence Herling is now a member of ALEiens Homebrew Club
Mar 24

John Yeomans posted a page
Mar 19

John Yeomans posted a page
Mar 19

Homebrew Club News and Information


Tuesday, 4/24/2018, 7:30pm

@ Hulmeville Inn

Iron Brewer, Round 2 - Berry Beers

Iron Brewer VIII continues with Round 2 judging. We will have 3 of entries in each of our 3 berry beer categories (strawberry, blueberry and raspberry). Please note:

  • If you signed up to participate in the competition, bring in a 6-pack, or equivalent, of your beer. Your bottles should be free of identifying labels, so make sure you check in with a club officer so your beer can be properly tagged.
  • All club members will be able to judge, so please choose one of the category tables when you arrive. Of course, participants may not judge in their own category.

The top entry from each category will advance to the FINALS. We'll also announce Round 3 ingredients so the winners can start preparing for the judging at our July meeting.


ALEiens Homebrew Club Facebook GROUP.  Open group, click to join, a more organized way to share information and ideas on Facebook.  Dues are $25 a year (March).  *The "MEMBER" on your profile picture means you are a paid member.*

Contact the Club Officers at:



6/16/2018:  BUZZ OFF (entries due June 2)

7/21/2018:  Keystone Club Barrel Brew

...and more...


Coming soon!


5/5/2018:  Washington Crossing Brewfest

6/2/2018:  Yardley Beer Fest

...and more... and



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OFF FLAVOR CLASS: 10/18/2015 at the Hulmeville Inn 2 Replies

Started by Jess Streeter in Homebrew Club Information. Last reply by Frank J Schlipf III Sep 8, 2015.

Recipe for 1850s Philadelphia lager? 1 Reply

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New Member Benefit

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Spellbound Brewing Trip! 5/16/15 1 Reply

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Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled 15 Replies

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Blog Posts

Beer to Distill

Does anyone want about 4 gallons of 7.5% ABV beer to distill?

Posted by Jeffrey Lewis on July 26, 2013 at 11:18am

Do-over in Düsseldorf!

Had the chance to visit a few places in Düsseldorf the other day - travelling with friends from the Braustelle in Cologne and hitting no less than 7 brewereies and/or brewpubs.

A short train ride up, and then we went to work at Alter Bahnhof, or "Gulasch", a recent addition on the other side of hte Rhein:…


Posted by Eivind Sandstrand on June 10, 2012 at 12:39pm


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