BAM is a non-profit homebrewing club with a membership based in the Northern California East Bay (Oakland, Berkeley area) that was formed in June 1990. Our goal is to promote and foster the art and science of brewing quality beer in the home and to have fun doing it.

Featured News & Updates

Event: Oaktoberfest

Date: September 30th

Location: Dimond District, Oakland


Join BAM at Oaktoberfest, where the Bavarian spirit comes alive with a spectacular celebration of outdoor dining, drinks, and entertainment – all with free entry for the entire family! Prepare to be swept away by the infectious beats of live German music, savor the mouthwatering delights of traditional German cuisine, and explore a wide array of offerings from our numerous vendors. And let’s not forget the highlight of the event – the Bay Area’s finest craft beers!


Mark your calendars for the festivities on Saturday, September 30th, from 11 am to 7 pm, and Sunday, October 1st, from 10 am to 5 pm. The fun and merriment will be centered in Oakland’s vibrant Dimond District, right at the lively intersection of Fruitvale Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard.


For more information please see https://www.oaktoberfest.org