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posted on October 1, 2012 in Email

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April 2014 Meeting

posted on April 9, 2014 in Meetings

The April 2014 Club meeting will be held on Sunday, April 27th at Brian Hall’s House in Portland.

The discussion topic for this month is still TBD. If you would like to volunteer for this meeting (or one in the future) send an email to portlandmashingmaineiacs@gmail.com.

March 2014 Homebrew Club Meeting

posted on March 15, 2014 in Meetings

The next meeting will be held on Sunday, March 30, at 3:00 PM at the home of club member Jerramy Doughty.  Watch PMM listserv email for the address.

All are welcome.  Bring a glass and homebrew or commercial beers to share.  Snacks are always appreciated as well.

Agenda:

- Club business (10-15 min.)

- Beer discussion led by Vince Simboli on his Belgian Witbier.  (15-30 min.)

– Feel free to bring commercial or homebrewed examples of witbiers.

2014 Club Steering Committee Elections

posted on February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you are interested in running for one of the Steering Committee positions, email Brian Hall to say which one you would like to run for. Be sure to include a couple of sentences about who you are and why you would like to have the position.

The deadline for entering the election is February 25.

The election will be conducted in early March, and the results will be announced at the March club meeting.

Good luck to all those who are running!

Additional Information:

Voting:  From our charter:  Only dues-paying active members are
eligible to vote or run for the committee.  If you would like to
become an active member, $20 to the club will do it.  We renew every
Octoberfest so anyone has paid since we started collecting dues is
good at this point.

Current committee members (as of November 2013):  Chuck Warner, Andy
Souza, Gregg Carine, Brian Hall, Greg Worster, Brian Farrell.

The positions are as follows:

(1) Meeting Director
(2) Membership Director
(3) Treasurer*
(4) Sensory Evaluation Educator
(5) Webmaster & Communications Director
(6) Public Relations Coordinator (also responsible for procuring
merchandise & equipment)
(7) Special Function Coordinator.

(**if someone wants to help with Treasurer, awesome, however we are
not changing the name on our club account so Gregg C. and Chuck will
remain assisting with moving money)

Upcoming Events

posted on November 26, 2013 in Competitions,Meetings

A quick note on upcoming events and dates…

- Dec Club Meeting – Thursday, December 19, 5:00-8:00 PM at the Snow Squall Restaurant in South Portland.
- Jan Club Meeting – Sunday, January 26, 2:00 PM at Craig Dilger’s house in Portland.
- Jan 29 – Last day to enter Mashing Maineiacs Ground Hog Day 2014 Homebrew Competition.  Registration opens on Dec 1.
- Feb 1-2 – Judging will take place for next homebrew competition.
- Feb Club Meeting – Sunday, Feb 23 at Chuck Warner’s House in South Portland.  Awards presented to competition winners.

- March:  (1)  Elections for the club committee are tentatively to be held (electronically) in March.  More info to follow.   Contact a member of the current club steering committee if you are interested in running.  (2) Time to brew the Oktoberfest bier!  Group Brew Day to be hosted by Brian Hall.  Date TBD.

November 2013 Homebrew Club Meeting

posted on November 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

Save the date… The next club meeting will be on Sunday, November 24, at 2:00 PM. Location is TBD.

October 2013 Homebrew Club Meeting

posted on October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

The October meeting will be held on Sunday, Oct 27, at 3:00 PM at Bill Lamb’s house in Portland. Watch for emails with directions and more details.

August 2013 Homebrew Club Meeting

posted on August 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

The August meeting will be held on Saturday, Aug 24, at 2:00 PM at Bret Barker’s house.  Watch for emails with directions and more details.  Also see the club’s Facebook page.

The meeting theme will be a last hurrah for Summer brews.  If you have any summer-style homebrew remaining, be sure to bring some along.  Hope to see you there!

June Meeting

posted on June 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

The June homebrew club meeting will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at 2:00 PM at the Erick Hagmann’s house.  Watch for an email with directions and more details.

July Meeting

posted on June 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

Mark your calendars…  The next club meeting will be on Saturday, July 27, at 2:00 PM at Chris Falk’s house.  Look for an email with address and directions as we get closer to the meeting date.  As always, bring homebrew or commercial beer to sample.  Also bring a glass, and something to throw on the grill or munchies.  You may also want to bring a camp chair or lawn chair.  Hope to see you there!

AHA Conference on the way!

posted on June 12, 2013 in Miscellaneous

Our club is going to the AHA Conference at the end of this month!!  We are also serving beer at Club night as well as the events Social Club night. The club could use a donation of a few more kegs just so we have enough. If you have a keg of some great beer that we could bring down it would be much appreciated, also, you as the brewer would get full credit for brewing it. Also, all the big names in homebrewing will be sampling your beer, if that means anything to you.

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