Business Meeting Minutes May 22nd, 2018
We had a good turnout for our April meeting. Almost 20 members attended. We also voted in 1 new member. Welcome Mike.
We recapped the social and UNYHA. Congrats to Ken for First Place Best of Show and Tim for Third Place Best of Show.
The Ohio State Fair holds their annual competition Saturday, June 2nd. It is a good competition in a good beer city. See https://ohiostatefair.com/homebrew/ for further info.
Sunday, June 3rd is German Sommerfest at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village. There will be various beer themed events including “BierStacheln” Caramelized Ale. See http://bnhv.org/german-sommerfest/ for more info.
Beer Prom is Saturday, June 9th from 7pm to Midnight and the Barrel Factory. A great venue with great beer and people. See here for tickets and info. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buffalo-beer-prom-2018-tickets-44077941309?aff=efbeventtix
Another event coming up soon is the Brew at the Bison. Homebrewers bring their mobile brewing gear to Flying Bison, set up in the parking lot, and make beer. The date is set for Saturday, June 16th. There will be donuts and beermosas for breakfast along with a Shandy/Radler station for your beer mixing pleasure. Lunch is going to be pot luck so bring a favorite dish to share.
On Tuesday, June 19th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm the Rotaract Club of University at Buffalo will hold a fundraiser at the USS Little Rock. Food and beer are provided with the ticket price. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chartering-ceremony-for-the-rotaract-club-of-university-at-buffalo-tickets-45857294402?aff=efbeventtix for more info and tickets.
It is also time to get brewing as The Dude Hates Cancer is for Saturday, August 11th. Volunteer to bring and serve a beer or buy a ticket to taste all of the beers. Lasts year info is at http://buffalo.thedudehatescancer.com/. The roster for brewing is full so please consider attending if you didn’t get to sign up to brew.
The annual Brew’s Picnic will be Sunday, August 12th at Shelter #2 Sheridan Park from Noon to 5pm. We will be judging the beer from the Brew at the Bison and having a Can-Jam tournament. Please bring a dish to pass and enjoy the festivities.
A BJCP Mead exam will take place on January 19th, 2019 at 810 Meadworks in Medina. See Alex to sign up for the exam. More info about a preparatory class will be sent soon.
The educational portion of the night consisted of learning about Dark Mild and Special Bitter presented by Tim B including serving of his 3rd place BOS Dark Mild. Mark is presenting next month with a style TBD.
The June social is scheduled for Rusty Nickel on Tuesday, June 12th from 7pm to 10pm.
With that, it was motioned to close business and drink beer.