August 2022 Minutes

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August 2022 Minutes

#1 Post by jwkeffer » Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:23 am

LBG May Meeting Minutes
7 p.m. Thursday, August 11th, 2022

We had this as a combined in-person and Zoom meeting this month. Unfortunately, I need to do a lot more practice with Zoom -- I lost the recording of the meeting. Sorry about that.

Presentation slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/ ... sp=sharing
Presenters: Officers

UPCOMING EVENTS
  • Great Taste of the Midwest -- Saturday, August 13th
  • KC Brew Club Collab - TBD August
  • Hoppy Hour at Servaes - Thursday, September 1st
  • Brewfest XXVI - Same Place as Last Year - Saturday, September 24th
  • Hall of Foamers Club Competition -- October 9th
  • Haunted Hop-Luck (KC Area Clubs) - Saturday, October 22nd
  • Holiday party is December 3rd
  • Pints for Pets 2023 - Saturday, May 20th (New location TBA)
ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • KC Brew Club Collab
    • Jarrod Lynds is hosting the brew in Lawrence
    • Each group will brew a beer
    • Beers will be on tap at the Haunted Hop-Luck in October
  • Club Homebrew Competition
    • The Hall of Foamers are sponsoring a homebrew competition at the club level. All area brew clubs are invited to compete.
    • Final Judging in Topeka on October 9th
    • Each club can submit up to three entries -- We are targeting a tasting around October 1st to whittle down our clubs entries to three
    • The contest will be a single style - IPA (any IPA)
    • Each club/contestant should provide a judge for this event
  • Brewfest 26
    • Time to volunteer!
      • We still have a few spots open at the ticket tent
    • Keg donations are now open
    • Don't delay -- keg donations cut off is August 28th!
      • What's new this year?
        • Volunteer night Wed. Sept. 21st
          • You need to volunteer to one of the committees or the ticket tent to attend
          • Early access to pick your camping spot!
          • Brat-dawgs (or whatever you call them), possibly a movie
          • Gate opens around 5:00
        • Camp Dale - Thursday, Sept. 22nd
          • Gates open at 4:00
          • $20 to defray the cost of the campsite for the night
        • Friday Night Lights
          • If you are onsite Friday afternoon, Thank you for volunteering to help set up
          • The shrimp boil is back, Thanks to Dale with Mr. Bacon
            • Tickets are $15
            • Please sign up by September 15th, so we can shop accordingly
            • Sign up in person with Jake, on the forum, or email president@lawrencebrewers.org
            • Cash, check or paypal
      • Music
        • Rest for the Wicked
        • Ghosts of Johnny Cash
        • Old No. 5's
        • Crown Cassette
      • Apparel
        • Jarrod has more options for us this year
        • Prices have gone up a bit (still a bargain!) so Jarrod doesn't lose too much money
        • Get your order in by September 18th!
        • Here's the link to get your order in: https://brewfest2022.itemorder.com/shop/sale/
  • Haunted Hop Luck
    • October 22nd, 3PM to 9PM
    • Sar-Ko Park, Lenexa
    • This is a get together for all the area clubs: Lawrence Brewers Guild, Missouri Mashers, KC Bier Meisters, ZZ Hops, Johnson County Brewing Society
    • The beers from the Brew Club Collabs will be on tap here
    • Mr. Beer will have BBQ on sale
    • Glassware will soon be available for preorder
    • Bring kegs!
  • Servaes Collaboration
    • Steven Fritts, Gregg Varner, Steve Brownn and Ken Godwin brewed at Servaes Brewing in Shawnee
    • Brewed on August 6th, should be ready by Hoppy Hour on the 1st
    • Special ingredient: Eileen's Colossal Cookies!
  • LBG Barrel Project
    • Barrel of 2 Monkeys is at Jarrod's house now
    • Will age for another two to three months
    • There was some unexpected activity (see the photos in the slide deck of the resulting mess)
    • Batch 2 planning underway -- more information soon
OFFICER REPORTS

Treasurer
  • 71 paid members, so far
  • If you've already renewed, you membership card is ready. If not, remember to renew today
  • Insurance renewal is underway -- Current policy expires in September
SEMINAR
  • Backflavoring Ciders
  • Dale Wheeler
END OF ZOOM CALL

TASTING
  • Ciders
  • Jake filled in for Leigh who is already at Great Taste of the Midwest
    • Blueberry Cider - Brewers Best Kit with 4lbs local blueberries plus Amoretti's puree' (Jake Jeffers)
    • Spiced Peach Cider - Austin East Ciders
    • Atomic Cider - Basic dry cider base with extract dose of habanero, cinnamon and allspice. Sweetened with simple syrup (Dale Wheeler)
  • Upcoming Tastings
    • September - TBD (maybe Octoberfest?)
    • October - Hops from Around the World
    • Noivember - maybe Meads?
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Jon Keffer
Secretary@lawrencebrewers.org
Buckaroo Brewery
A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. -- Dave Berry

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