Thanks Caleb/Hammer & Forge for hosting!
29A Fruit Beer style presentation
Thanks Ken & Jen!! Great presentation!!
Competition will be Sunday September 22 meeting @ Harry’s house
Fruits in culinary sense, not technical agriculture sense
Base beer should be evident, fruit should be present, not overwhelming
Bell’s Cherry Stout, Founder Rubaeus Raspberry Ale, and Olde Salem Swag Surfin gose presented as examples.
Sunday August 18 @ Doug & Kelleigh Moyer house
Treasurer Report – Mike U
$6775.57 in account
Microfestivus – Saturday August 10 (12-6PM)
49 volunteers so far from guild
Need help with second shift pouring
Rudy will be categorizing beers for judging
Stay tuned to email for any updates from Harry
Chris Stevens will coordinate beer label display for club tent
Creek Fest with Twin Creeks Brewing – Saturday August 17 (4-10PM)
Have open invitation to do a booth/demo
Green Hill Highland Games – Saturday August 24 (9AM-6PM)
Insurance paperwork all worked out and we’re on!
Mario and Brian will be brewing
Tim supplying keg, John M supplying bombers
Adam K will supply cans of white stout
LTHB Day @ Southern Hills and BRH – November 2
Parkway Brewing – New Tasting Room manager, Kim Salyers
Kim has reached out to host meetings and/or organize future events
New Organizer needed
Ken S-K to think about it
Competition Updates – Steve L.
Three Notch’d IPA brew day
Rudy brewed his chosen Quick Chowdah along with Justin & Carry, Allen
Sam, head brewer, great to deal with
Should be out for Microfestivus
Lots of quick changes on the fly
3 barrel batch
Matt Klumpp brew day with Deschutes
Now on tap!
Fancy Spike herms system
Ken S-K will have 2 beers judged on DR. Homebrew podcast
Possible national exposure for the guild
Proposed that guild cover full shipping costs
Approved by a quorum of directors
Blacksburg BrewDo coming up October 26 (entries due week before)
Work Shirt order
$30/shirt from Spartan Silk Screening
Many colors available
Need 10 for minimum order size
Matt K. 11 shirt minimum for male/female tank tops/t shirts, pricing to come soon
54 total, 27 to guild, 27 to winner, Diane Lyon
Bonus: StarSan to Ken S-K
Bonus: can koozie to Ken S-K
Presentation of Strong Bitter competition 1st place winner Steve L.
Presentation of Strong Bitter competition 2nd place winner Rudy Lyon
Several members went to National Homebrew Conf. (Rudy & Diane, Rob, Matt K)
Drank a lot of beer. Better beer at club night than commercial night
Next year at Nashville, TN.
Have a couple new guests, Marlena & Cody! Brought an excellent Orange Kolsch