April 2022 Meeting Notes

Star City Brewers Guild
April 2022 Meeting Notes
Monday April 18th at 8:00PM
Twisted Track Brewpub

  • Thank you to Rudy Lyon for hosting
  • Q2 Style Presentation (19A American Amber Ale)
    • Steve Lusk gave an excellent presentation and brought 3 commercial examples
  • Future months hosts
    • May 7th – Big Brew Day @ Southern Hills Homebrew Supply
    • June – Robert Hedge’s house
    • July – Chris Urbane’s house
    • August – Pete Heyroth’s lake house
  • Guild financial report
    • $8434.64 in the bank
    • 56 Paid Members / 100+ members in Google Group
    • Reminder to encourage members to pay their dues
    • Eventually we will need to drop unpaid member addresses from the Google Group
    • -$30.00 for Q2 style presentation commercial examples
    • +$20.00 50/50
  • 50/50
    • Mike Usberghi – Winner
    • John Merkwan – Consolation prize of excess style presentation beers
  • Upcoming Events
    • Big Brew – May 7, 2022 ~10AM-4PM
      • There is a need for volunteers to brew, donate homebrew (Kegs, bottles, growlers etc), pour, setup/take down and get an ABC license
    • Q2 Competition American Amber Ale (19A) – June
    • Microfestivus 2022
      • Harry Montoro is still investigating if the festival will occur this year
    • Blacksburg Brew Do – October
    • 25th Anniversary Event
      • Harry Montoro is still investigating promotional publicity for the 35 th Anniversary.
      • Targeting celebration event to Sunday October 9th which is the actual anniversary date of the first meeting of SCBG.
      • Researching the first competition beer style brewed by members and there is interest in asking local breweries with ties to SCBG to brew that style as a tribute to SCBG. A portion of the proceeds to go to charitable causes. Reach out to Harry Montoro with any ideas harry.montoro@gmail.com
  • Open Floor
    • Chris Stevens wanted all members to know that Big Lick Brewing Company will be at the Blues, Brews and BBQ festival Sunday May 1st . The festival is at the Boar’s Head Resort from 11AM – 4PM
    • Keith Fields has sent a request to Feeding Southwest VA to find an available slot for SCBG to reserve for a food kitting event. Followup for volunteers will occur once a potential date/s is available.
  • Meeting adjourned 8:35PM

Duration: 35 min
Attendance: 15