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January 2018 Homebrew Club Meeting

January 2018 Homebrew Club Meeting

he next meeting will be on Sunday, January 21, at 2:00 PM.   Meeting location TBD.  If you are interested in hosting, please contact Chuck.

Agenda will include a judging / beer scoresheet refresher in preparation for the competition as well as an off-flavor sensory tasting.

Upcoming Events

January 28 – Annual homebrew competition judging

February – Malt order with Blue Ox Malthouse

December 2017 Club Meeting

December 2017 Club Meeting

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, December 13, at 5:30 PM.  We will meet at Jager on Wharf St. in Portland.

Upcoming Events

January 21 – Homebrew club meeting, location TBD

January 28 – Annual homebrew competition judging

February – Malt order with Blue Ox Malthouse

June 2017 Homebrew Club Meeting

June 2017 Homebrew Club Meeting

The next meeting will be on Sunday, June 25, at 2:00 PM at Bret Barker’s home.

Upcoming Events:

July 30 – Club meeting at Paul Lebel’s home.

August 27 – Club meeting, location TBD (Geoff Dyhrberg?)

September 16 or 23 (TBD) – Annual club Oktoberfest celebration, to be hosted by Keith Barkhau in 2017

December 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

December 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

The December meeting is slated for Wednesday, Dec 14, at 6:00 PM at Foulmouthed Brewing in South Portland.  The annual December meeting is mostly for socializing so no technical brewing discussions on the agenda this month.  Thanks to Foulmouthed for hosting!

Reminders…

Our annual homebrew competition will be held on January 29.  Registration will be opening soon.  We will need your help to make it a success!  Please contact Andy Souza, Chuck Warner, or Keith Barkhau if you are willing to help as a judge or a steward.

Annual dues are payable now.  The club dues year starts in October.  Not sure if you paid?  Check the club website “About Us” page for a link to the list of active members.

November 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

November 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

The November meeting is slated for Sunday, Nov 27, at 2:00 PM.  Technical discussion will cover another off-flavor from the BJCP kit (DMS).  Also, we will plan for our annual homebrew competition tentatively to be held on January 29.  We need your help to make it a success!

Reminder – Annual dues are payable now.  The club dues year starts in October.  Not sure if you paid?  Check the club website “About Us” page for a link to the list of active members.

October 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

October 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

The next meeting will be on Sunday, October 30, at 2:00 PM at Gregg Carine’s home.

Agenda:

– Club business:

— Treasurer’s report, upcoming meetings & events.

— We have entered the new club dues cycle which runs from October to October.  To maintain or begin your active membership, please bring your $20 dues to an upcoming meeting.

— Need host for the November meeting on Sunday, 11/27.  Please email if you would be willing to host.

– Technical discussion:  off-flavor – diacetyl. If you have a homebrew or commercial example that illustrates this off-flavor, please feel free to bring it along.

– Tasting/socializing

July 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

July 2016 Homebrew Club Meeting

The next meeting will be held on Sunday, July 31, at 2:00 PM at the home of Keith Barkhau in South Portland.

Everyone is welcome at monthly meetings.  You need not be an experienced brewer or a dues-paying club member.  Come to socialize, taste beer, and talk about beer and brewing.  Don’t forget to bring some home brew or commercial beer to share and a glass for sampling.  Snacks are always appreciated too.

Upcoming Events:

Aug 28 – Club Meeting (Host – TBD)

Sept 17 – Club Oktoberfest Celebration (Host – Chuck Warner)