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View Poll Results: Are you a member of the American Homebrewer's Association?
Yes. I currently have a membership. 70 40.94%
No but my intentions are to join. 27 15.79%
Not yet. I haven't made up my mind. 68 39.77%
No. I will not join the AHA. 6 3.51%
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Old 07-17-2006, 11:41 PM   #1
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I was curious about how many folks are members of the American Homebrewers Association.
Currently I'm not a member but I'm contemplating it. I was a member back in the late nineties primarily for Zymurgy magazine and for the discount to the Great American Beer Festival.

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Old 07-18-2006, 07:46 AM   #2
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I havent really seen a need to quite yet...

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Old 07-18-2006, 08:11 PM   #3
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I say why not, you get Zymurgy magazine, which IMHO, is better than BYO. Plus it pays for itself if you use the pub discount 3 or 4 times.

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My choice would have been no, haven't even thought about it.

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Old 07-22-2006, 08:08 PM   #5
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There doesn't seem to be many members here. I wonder if the AHA is aware of how many people are NOT members?

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How much is it for a year? How often does Zymurgy come out?

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How much is it for a year? How often does Zymurgy come out?
It's $38.00 per year and I think there are six issues of Zymurgy a year. Sounds a little steep to me.

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EDIT: Here is what you get for a membership

U.S. Memberships $38/1 yr $68/2 yr $97/3 yr
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP $43
Zymurgy Magazine
Delivered six times a year to your door! The best keeps getting better. We've just redesigned! Now the magazine is full color, with more stories, fun brewing news all by the industry's top brewing authors. More detail...

AHA TechTalk Email Forum
This email brewing forum is dedicated to technical talk on beer and nothing else. You'll find friends you never knew you had! The forum has over 4,000 participants that include our very own Brewers Publications authors. Sign up by sending an email to aha-request@brewersassociation.org stating you wish to be added to the list. Please include your membership ID number. More detail...

Pub Discount Program
This awesome program lets AHA members receive discounts on food, merchandise and/or beer at participating pubs across the U.S. 10-25% savings. Your savings can PAY for your membership. More than 240 participating breweries, brewpubs and retailers. Good times and big $avings!! More detail...

Book Discounts
The Brewers Association has its own book publishing division. AHA members save on the NEW and special book offerings!
Special Event Discounts
Perks perks perks! AHA members receiving special pricing for the exclusive Connoisseur Tasting session at the Great American Beer Festival! More than 1,300 beers from 300 breweries! More detail...
Members enjoy a discount when they participate in our National Homebrew Competition. If you want to have a LOT of FUN attend our National Homebrewers Conference and enjoy a great discount and good times! More detail...
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Old 07-23-2006, 06:48 PM   #8
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I am only a member to get the magazine. I think Zymurgy has changed over the years. It is a much better publication than it once was. Well worth the money.

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why can't i see the list of participating establishments for the pub discount...?

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why can't i see the list of participating establishments for the pub discount...?
I can't get it to work either. I'm not overly impressed with their web site. I am going to attempt to contact them.
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