September 2018 Meeting Notes

Place – Walter's Brewery & Taproom

126 Oneida St, Pueblo, CO 81003

Time – 6:00 PM MST

Recap from Hop Tour

  • The club took a tour of High Altitude Hops in Larkspur, Colorado.
  • The owner Kris Meese was the guide.
  • The hop farm is 3 years old and grows 6 or 7 different varieties of hops.
  • The club picked hops that were to be sold to Lone Tree Brewing Company.
  • The farm only sells fresh hops. They do not dry.
  • All club members that went highly recommend we go again.
  • Future date and time to go again is TBD.

 

Education Piece
“Bart's Fantastic Presentation on Yeast”

  • Bart presented a yeast starter educational piece complete with a stir plate.
  • The club decided to no longer make fun of Bart and his stir plates.
  • All details of his presentation can be found here.

Troy's Grain Order

  • Troy was putting in a grain order for Friday.
  • Grains include base malt, crystal. Full Bags only.
  • Price from 50 to 60 dollars.
  • Will receive by next Tuesday or Wednesday.

Raffle

  •  Joey donated 2 tickets to GABF for the Friday night session.
  •  Members were asked $20.00 each for tickets.
  • Congratulations to Brett Antonson who won the raffle.

Christmas Party Discussion

  •  It was decided Bart needs to keep his belly hidden for this years' party.
  •  Bart will host the party
  •  Tentatively the style of beer for the competition is Imperial anything.
  •  Start saving for an Uber now!

Brew Hut Competition

  • The Brew Hut is collecting entries for a Pro-Am with Dry Dock Brewing Company
  • Entries will be received until October 6th.
  • Limit 2 entries per person.
  • Entry is FREE.
  • No style restrictions
  • Judging around the 16th of October.
  • To enter go to The Brew Hut's website.  https://thebrewhut . brewcompetition . com/

Next Meeting
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00PM MST.
Walter's Walter's Brewery & Taproom
126 Oneida St, Pueblo, CO 81003

Notes by - Jenna


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