Yearly Archives: 2017

  • Business Meeting Minutes October 24th, 2017

    Posted on October 25, 2017 by Scott Kroon in Meeting Minutes.

    Hello Everyone, We had a great turnout for our October meeting. About 20 members plus a couple of interested future members. Old business discussion included recapping Buffalo Beer week activities and review of the Brewed & Bottled social. The educational portion of the night consisted of learning about Dunkel Weissbier and tasting 2 commercial and […]

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  • September 2017 Business Meeting Minutes

    Posted on September 27, 2017 by Scott Kroon in Meeting Minutes.

    Business Meeting Minutes September 26th, 2017 We had a great turnout for our September meeting.  Over 20 members plus a couple of guests.  We welcomed in one new member and had some first-time attendees. Business discussion included Buffalo Beer Week activities, review of the Gordon Biersch September social, the BJCP tasting exam Saturday, October 7th […]

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  • Red Mrozek Award Winners

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by nahadmin in Amber Waves of Grain.

    Congratulations to all the historical Red Mrozek Award recipients.  Larry “Red” was Tim Herzog’s original partner in starting up Flying Bison Brewing Company, and he tragically lost his life in a 1997 motorcycle accident before Flying Bison opened its doors.  That same year, the Western New York Homebrew Competition (later called “Amber Waves of Grain”) was […]

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  • Best of Show Winners: Cider & Mead

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by nahadmin in Amber Waves of Grain.

    Congratulations to all the historical Best of Show (Cider/Mead) winners.  We’ve compiled this list from the records we were able to find.  For additions or corrections, please contact John Crossett <jpcrossett@gmail.com> or Tim Belczak <tbelczak@niagarabrewers.org>. 2004 1st BOS: Kevin Flood & Mick Barnes, NEW ENGLAND STYLE CIDER 2nd BOS: Ed D’Anna, OTHER FRUIT MELOMEL 2005 […]

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  • Best of Show Winners: Beer

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by nahadmin in Amber Waves of Grain.

    Congratulations to all the historical Best of Show (Beer) winners.  We’ve compiled this list from the records we were able to find.  For additions or corrections, please contact John Crossett <jpcrossett@gmail.com> or Tim Belczak <tbelczak@niagarabrewers.org>. 1997 1st BOS:  Gordon Diffenderfer, Classic Style Herb & Spice 2nd BOS:  David E. Purcell, India Pale Ale 1998 1st […]

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  • AWOG 2017 Winners

    Posted on March 26, 2017 by nahadmin in Amber Waves of Grain.

    Thanks to all who entered and everyone who volunteered. Our 21st year was another outstanding success! Congratulations to all the winners who took home some amazing prizes thanks to our generous sponsors: 12 Gates Brewing Company 42 North Brewing Company American Homebrewers Association Amherst Pizza And Ale House Becker Farms Big Ditch Brewing Company Blichmann […]

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