October 2022 Minutes

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October 2022 Minutes

#1 Post by jwkeffer » Mon Oct 17, 2022 3:28 pm

LBG October Meeting Minutes
7 p.m. Thursday, October 13th, 2022

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

  • Haunted Hop-Luck (KC Area Clubs) - Saturday, October 22nd
  • Holiday party is Saturday, December 3rd
  • Pints for Pets 2023 - Saturday, May 20th (New location - 6th & Tennessee)
  • Brewfest XXVII - Saturday, October 7, 2023
  • KC Brew Club Collab
    • Beers will be on tap at the Haunted Hop-Luck in October
  • Club Homebrew Competition
    • The Hall of Foamers sponsored a homebrew competition at the club level.
    • Final Judging in Topeka on October 9th
    • Wichita brewers took two of the three top spots
      • 1 - Double Hazy IPA by Matt Miller
      • 2 - Wichita #2 by Michael Wilcox
      • 3 - Cold IPA by Tyler Sontag
  • Brewfest 26
    • Thank you to everyone who volunteered!
    • Committee Leads
      • Logistics - Michele Berendsen
      • Music - Steve Brown
      • Food - Bill Perkins
      • Beverage - Frank Dillon
    • And, of course, everyone else on those committees!
    • We're reviewing lessons learned from this year -- remember to post any comments/suggestions for next year.
  • Haunted Hop Luck
    • October 22nd, 4PM to 9PM
    • Sar-Ko Park, Lenexa
    • Remember to RSVP
      • 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!
  • LBG Barrel Project
    • Batch 1 is ready to transfer to keg
    • Starting on batch 2
      • Wee Heavy
      • Sunday, Nov. 6th @ Jarrod's
      • 8 participants -- Sign up now!
      • 1 Keg goes to BG for tastings/events/parties
      • Sign up at: https://bit.ly/LBGBarrel2

  • 76 paid members, so far
  • FYI... Starting in August, PayPal will no longer allow "Friends & Family" Payments to the club. This has significantly increased the amount of fees we pay to them.
  • Square!
    • New to this year, we have started using Square to take credit card payments. Like PayPal, there are some fees to be paid
  • Preliminary Brewfest Numbers
    • August expenses - $1,150.58
    • September Expenses - $4,190.23
    • Income - $7.924.70
New Business
  • Annual Dues
    • We are currently ready to start accepting memberships for next year
    • The rent for the church has gone up this year from $800 to about $1,000. Additionally, other prices are going up as well. It's been several years since we've made any changes to our dues.
    • After some discussion, it was moved that we change our annual dues to $30 a year for individuals and $45 a year for family memberships. The motion was passed unanimously.
  • Hopsteiner Virtual Harvest Tour
  • Steve Bradt - Regional Sales Rep for Hopsteiner & former head brewer at Free State (28 years!)

  • Hops from Around the World
  • Leigh had dosed samples of KC Bier Co. light lager with various hops to highlight the hops characteristics
    • Old World - Noble Hops: Saaz
    • Old World - English Hops: East Kent Goldings
    • New World - Pacific Northwest Hops: Amarillo
    • New World - Australia & New Zealand Hops: Galaxy
    • Neomexicanus Hops: Zappa
  • Upcoming Tastings
    • Noivember - Meads
Jon Keffer
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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