The final meeting of 2013 was held at Chaos Mountain Brewing in Callaway last Saturday, December 14. About 40 people gathered and we welcomed one guest, Jim from the newly formed Smith Mountain Mashers homebrew club. Many thanks again to Joe and Wendy H. and Will L. for their hospitality and free glasses!
November’s meeting was held last night, November 23rd, at the home of members Justin and Carrie and was attended by 30 some Guild members and guests Mat & Jovan R., Scott & Amina D.y, Rose H. & Garrett J., and Jeff & Debbie’s son who was the one who got them into brewing!
The October meeting of the Star City Brewers Guild was held last Saturday at Kim and Lizbeth’s house in Salem. A small but hearty crowd of about 20 members and 4 guests gathered, sampling a wide range of homebrew and commercial beer in the gazebo. Thanks again to Kim and Lizbeth for hosting!
In conjunction with Big Lick Beertopia Beer Festival on June 8, the Roanoke Jaycees will be partnering with the Star City Brewers Guild to put on the Valley’s only Homebrew Competition for the 2nd straight year. Entries must be registered by May 10, and prizes will be awarded at Beertopia. One Best of Show winner …
The Hill City Homebrew Club in Lynchburg is hosting a BJCP/AHA sanctioned competition on July 20 at Apocalypse Ale Works. It’s an all IPA competition with extra categories for “new school” varieties – including Red, White, Black, Rye and Historical IPA, in addition to the old standbys, English, American and Imperial IPA. Check it out: …