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Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders

The Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders (FBI) is an AHA registered homebrew club in Fredericksburg, Virginia dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of home brewing and beer appreciation in the Fredericksburg area. We share brewing knowledge, methods, new brewpub and microbrewery discoveries, and great homebrew at monthly meetings and special events. No brewing experience is necessary. The objectives of the club are:

  • Learning about beer and brewing techniques
  • Promoting the craft of homebrewing
  • Help one another make better beer
  • Social interaction and activities centered around homebrewing
  • Responsible use and enjoyment of beer

So, if you like craft beer, want to know more about classic and emerging beer styles, brew and enjoy your own beer at home, or are just curious about the hobby of Homebrewing, then you should be a member of the FBI. For more information, contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The FBI also hosts an annual Homebrew Competition, The Battle of Fredericksburg.  The next competition will be held Fall of 2017.  2016 results located here:  2016 BOF Winners


  • The Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month.
  • Next meeting will be:
    21 March 2017
    The meeting starts @ 7:30PM, but if you would like to share a homebrew, come at 7:00pm.
  • The guest brewer this month is Chuck Arnold from 6 Bears & a Goat Brewing Co.
  • The Topic of the Month is: 
    Entering Competitions
  • Bring (2) bottles of your your homebrewed beer, mead or cider to share at the meeting.
  • All FBI meetings are held at The Brew Shop 11047 Pierson Dr. Unit A, Fredericksburg, VA 22408 (off Rt 2, south of Shannon Airport).

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American Homebrewers Association ®

The Fredericksburg Brewing insiders is a pround member of the American Homebrewers Association ® (AHA).  The (AHA) is a not-for-profit organization based in Boulder, Colo., dedicated to promoting the community of homebrewers and empowering homebrewers to make the best beer in the world. Since 1978, the AHA has worked to educate people worldwide about the coolest hobby there is—homebrewing.  Use this link (or click the logo below) to join or renew now.  You will receive the the many benefits offered by the association, plus you'll be helping the FBI raise funds for homebrewing activities.