• Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity | Homebrew Club

    Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity | Homebrew Club


    Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity aka Quaff is one of the most well known and awarded homebrew clubs in the nation.  In 2016 & 2017, the group won Homebrew Club of the Year at the National Homebrew Competition sanctioned by the American Homebrewers Association. In 2016, Quaff member Nick Corona won Homebrewer of the Year at the same competition.  Nick Corona's aspirations like many homebrewers is to eventually brew beer professionally which is nothing new to Quaff members.  Paul Sangster (Rip Current), Brett Goldstock (Duck Foot) and Matt Akin (Benchmark) were once brewing with Quaff and currently have their own production brewery.  You...

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  • Benchmark Brewing Company | Setting the Standard

    Benchmark Brewing Company | Setting the Standard

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    The highlighted brewery chosen for May includes everything we love about small craft breweries: exceptional beer, clever & smart branding, and good solid owners who love craft beer and the community that supports it.  This is Benchmark Brewing Company: A benchmark is: (1) a standard or point of reference against which things may be compared or assessed, or (2) a surveyor's mark cut in a wall, pillar, or building and used as a reference point in measuring altitudes.  When you visit Benchmark Brewing Company in San Diego, California you get to experience both definitions of the word.     Walking into...

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  • Homebrew Clubbing

    Homebrew Clubbing


    Here at Suds Duds Society, we’re spreading the word about small beer AND its roots: homebrewing. From Portland, Oregon to Portland, Maine, the homebrew community plays a critical role in creating, producing and shaping the delicious, unique beverage we know today as craft beer. Many professional brewers started their careers as homebrewers just like you. Countless award-winning beers came from innovative homebrewers and their recipes. That’s why a portion of every membership will go to sponsor a local homebrew club that we’ll feature right here on Suds Duds Society. Let’s grow the homebrew community together by creating some homebrews and...

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  • Cheers To Small Beer

    Cheers To Small Beer


    Suds Duds Society will provide additional inside information on the highlighted brewery each month on our blog.  We’ll go behind the scenes with each brewery and learn their brewing philosophy, talk to their staff and give you unique insights into their beer. You’ll see where they make it, why they make it, and meet the people behind these excellent brews. These breweries brew their beer with pride and we want to get you as excited about their brand as they are. We’ll also include information about any upcoming events or special beer releases happening at the brewery so you can go...

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