Ventura Independent Beer Enthusiasts

A Homebrew Club in Ventura County, California

Monthly Meeting: January 2018

January 2018 Board

Happy Brew Year! VIBE hit Ventura Coast Brewing Company for their first meeting of 2018.

News for January 2018:

Ventura Coast Brewhouse with VIBE


1) Southern California Homebrewers Festival 2018: Temecula, CA, May 4-5. More info at There is limited tent camping available through the club this year, so sign up with Andy early if you need that. Also, for those more artistically inclined, consider submitting your art to the Festival logo competition. More details here:

2) AHA National Homebrewers Convention 2018: June 28-30, Portland Oregon. A contingent of VIBE is planning on both attending AND pouring as a club at this event. If you missed San Diego in 2015, consider getting weird with your club members in Portland.


1) Romancing the Beer 2018: Thousand Oaked Homebrewers club competition. Lots of great judges for great feedback on your beers. Also, consider judging to get some valuable practice. Grand prize winners get their beer brewed professionally! Beers due January 26, judging is February 10.