Amber Waves of Grain

AWOG 21st Year

Our 21st Year!

Over the past 20 years, Amber Waves of Grain has grown to be Western New York’s biggest homebrew competition. This year marks our 21st year and we would love for you to be part of it. Whether you sponsor the competition, help organize the competition or banquet, judge, steward, or just enter your beers, meads and ciders, your role is important in making this the biggest and best year yet!

Entry Deadline: March 11, 2017 (March 9 for Southtown Beverage drop-off)

Judging: March 24-25, 2017

Register as a Judge or Steward

Our competition website can be found at  Please register as a judge or steward if you can help. Entries will be accepted starting February 11, 2017.

Our Sponsors

We couldn’t have carried this competition on for the past 20 years without the generosity of our sponsors. Please support them with your business.

Brewer’s Night Out Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Tickets are on sale now and are discounted until March 18th, 2017.  This year’s venue has a 100 seat limit and it does sell out each year. Click here for details and to purchase tickets.  3/21 UPDATE: Tickets are no longer available for this event.


Past Winners