The ATF Homebrew Club exists as a means for members to explore their hobby through the promotion and education of home brewing. The mission of the club is to promote awareness and appreciation of the quality and variety of homebrewed beers, wines and meads through education, research, and the collection and dissemination of information; to serve as a forum for the technological and cross-cultural aspects of the art of brewing; and to encourage personal responsibility when using beer or other alcohol containing beverages. The consumption of samples allow for the examination of the various styles of homebrewed beverages for the purpose of competition, evaluation, feedback and problem solving.
To foster an appreciation of homebrewed beer, wine, mead and other fermented beverages and foods and to promote knowledge of the art of brewing and fermentation.
To engage in enjoyable social and educational activities focused on home brewing as a common foundation.
To learn and teach more about beer, beer tasting and testing, beer judging and brewing techniques, based on sharing knowledge and experience.
To promote the hobby and enjoyment of home brewing. To promote the responsible use and enjoyment of alcoholic beverages.