Club Meeting Summary – September 28th, 2010

Monthly Meeting Topics

  • Dry-Hopping with Ryan Weiand

  • Upcoming:
      • Water chemistry basics for all-grain brewers
      • Making sour beers sour (spring)

Recent Competition Results

  • The LVHB Malt Madness competition was held on September 11th, at Allentown BrewWorks. Click here for the results.

Upcoming Club-Only Competitions

    • OCTOBER – Strong Ales – Due 11/30
      • Category 19 only
    • JANUARY – English Bitters – Due 1/28
      • Category 8 only
    • MARCH – Bocks – Due 4/16
      • Category 5 only
    • APRIL – Wood-Aged Beer – Due 1/28
      • Category 22.C. only, not category 17 wood-aged sour ales

Upcoming Events / News

    • Garlic Festival (10/2/10)
      • Centre Square, Easton, event 9-5, beer 2-5 only
      • Kegs only, no brewing demonstration
      • Cooking and other garlic-related demos
      • If volunteering to help, get there by 1:30
      • See Scott Minnich if you can help
      • See Mike Manning with kegs
    • Harvestfest (10/9/10)
      • Main Street, Bethlehem, event 11-9, beer 1-4 only
      • Beer tent, wine tastings, grape stomping, etc.
      • If volunteering to help, get there by NOON!
      • Everyone welcome to stop by or help out
      • See Mike Manning with kegs
    • Teach-a-Friend (11/6/10)
      • Steinbeer experiment
      • Extract and all-grains brewers welcome
      • Welcome to come up and watch even if not able to brew
      • Becker farm - address available online or at Keystone
      • All-grain brewers mash in by 9:00, if possible
    • Stoney Creek Homebrew Competition (11/13/10)
      • Drop off at Keystone between 10/18 and 11/2
      • Or mail in by 11/6
    • ABW Craft Beer Festival (12/4/10)
      • Serving our beers alongside the pros
      • Only 6 beers to be served, so beers will be judged at Nov. meeting
      • Winners will be mixture of popular vote and hand-picked entries to avoid repetition of styles and incorporate some unique beers

Club News / Information

  • New T-shirt design should be available by October meeting.

  • Good article on Bowen’s Artic Alchemy trip and brewing system HERE.

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