LBG June Meeting Minutes
7 p.m. Thursday, June. 10, 2021
Virtual meeting due to COVID-19. Held via Zoom, Facebook Live and YouTube.
Presentation slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/ ... sp=sharing
Virtual Hoppy Hours are going to be on the 3rd Thursday of the month (instead of weekly as they have been).
This is our Fourteenth time having a virtual meeting. We'll continue with virtual meetings until we can have an in-person meeting.
We will be meeting virtually for at least one more month. We’re talking to the church about when we can meet again. It looks like we will be back in person in August.
We had an in person hoppy hour in June (the 3rd) at the Gaslight. On July 1st we will have another hoppy hour at 23rd Street Brewery)
We are starting up a “shared equipment” spreadsheet where we can share equipment back and forth.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... 1187943183\
July hoppy hour at 23rd Street Brewery
July Meeting including Q&A with Michael Tonsmeire (The Mad Fermentationist and author of American Sours) Questions should be pre-submitted via pidgeonhole.at/LBGBREWDAY
Parkville in October
Brewfest in October
Holiday Party in December
For Brewfest we would like to have co-chairs for the committees – one “old hand” and one new volunteer so we get information transfer.
Music – Steve Brown and Jay Brunker
Beverage – Frank Dillon & Jake Jeffers
Logistics – Matt Bechtold and need another volunteer
Saturday Food – Ryan Metcalf and need another volunteer
Brewfest sign up link ag www.signupgenius.com/go/904084FAEA72FA4F85-2021
Committee: Ryan Metcalf, Matt Bechtold, Lynette Good, Jake Jeffers and we need one more volunteer.
Awards at Maceli
64 members so far
You can join any time, but if you have to join by June 30 to get the member access to Brewfest
$6,888 on hand – pretty steady right now
We paid our not for profit corporate filing with the state this month
We are in pretty good shape right now, financially
Remember: you need to have your dues paid by the end of the month to participate in Brewfest
Contact Tara to make arrangements.
Pick up at Tara’s house until we’re able to meet in person again.
Tara is working on some things and may have new books for next month
Highland Community College
Viticulture and Enology Program
Offering degrees since 2010
Winery is actually operated as Highland Winery LLC
Commercial site is the 456 Winery
In Kansas each acre of grapes planted equates to two full time jobs
In 1895 there were 188 acres of grapes
25 or 30 wineries within an hour of Lawrence
Wines pick up the color based on contact with the grape skins
Looking for local grapes? Good place to start: https://mokanvintnerdepot.com/
TASTING – Spring Fruits
#1 Mango Session Sour - Jake
#2 Mango Gose - Travis
#3 Mango IPA - Clint
Before the meeting, Chuck was sharing information on some crowdcast seminars on Gourmet Brewing he's been following. They are by Doug Piper and the link is at: https://www.crowdcast.io/gourmet_brewing
Monthly Meeting Minutes will be posted here.
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