Welcome to the Ames Brewers League!

We are a community of homebrewing enthusiasts in the central Iowan region surrounding Ames, IA, dedicated to:

lightbulb Educating our community about brewing and learning from fellow brewers
beer Brewing better beer through practice, feedback, and access to resources
beercheers Having fun trading experiences and sharing homebrewed beer!

We have a lot of fun at our monthly meetings, trading experiences and exchanging information about new techniques and established practices.

Check us out!

  • Come to a meeting - 7:00 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Torrent Brewing Company
  • Join our Facebook group
  • Subscribe to our Google Group

Learn more on our Join! page


Ames Brewers League annual mead day will be held Saturday, September 29th starting at 2pm at Mark Simpson’s house. He will have a number of meads and ciders to sample including the apple cyser that was made last year.

Directions: The address is 25405 Sand Hill Trail, Ames , IA. But note that you will need to take a detour due to bridge construction!

Take Highway 30 east towards Nevada. The first road to the east of I35 is Sand Hill Trail which is now closed so continue on until you get to second road which is 580th Ave. Turn right and drive south 2 miles to 260th Street. Turn right and drive a mile to the west and you will get to Sand Hill Trail, turn right again and head back north for a ½ mile to the drive way.