Star City Brewers Guild
September 2021 Meeting Notes
Saturday September 11th
The home of Dave and Anna Gibson
- Thank you to the Gibson’s for hosting.
- The October meeting is scheduled to be held on Sunday October 24th, though that date is not written in stone, at the home of Harry Montoro.
- Financial Update – we’re flush with cash.
- Event recap –
- Feeding Southwest Virginia Friday August 20th
- Joan Brown said that it was a very well organized operation.
- Members made 250 boxes of food by 3:30.
- Members where asked where the beer was 🙂
- The members then cleaned up and some met at Olde Salem Brewing
- Everybody said that they would do it again
- Work Shirt Order – We need two more shirts to complete an order. If you are interested, please contact Robert Hedge.
- Growler Order – We need 23 more growlers to place an order. If you are interested, please contact Tim Paul
- Upcoming Events
- Saturday November 6th – Learn to Homebrew Day. We need volunteers for brewing demonstrations and beer tastings. Harry Montoro is working on a banquet license. If you would like to volunteer on that day, please contact Robb Burden.
- October 2022 – SCBG 25th Anniversary. We need someone to lead the event planning for this anniversary. Since this is such a large milestone for our club, we would like to plan an elaborate event. If you would like to lead this, please contact Robb Burden.
- September Quarterly Competition – BJCP Category 10A, German Weissbier
- There were 5 entries for this competition
- All entries scored above 30 (Very Good)
- 1st Place was won by Rudy Lyon with a score of 40 (Excellent)
- 2nd Place was won by Matt Klumpp with a score of 39 (Excellent)
- 3rd Place was won by Mike Usberghi with a score of 37 (Very Good)
- Tim Paul got Honorable Mention
- Thank you to Mike U. for organizing and Kathy Merkwan for leading the stewarding
- December Quarterly Competition – BJCP Category 15C, Irish Extra Stout
- Keith Fields has volunteered to bring style examples to the next meeting
- Mike Usberghi will bring a style writeup
- Open Floor
- GoFest will be held in downtown Roanoke this year. Robb will see if we are able to get involved at this late stage.
- Chris Urbane is looking to buy used kegs and kegging equipment.