Business Meeting Minutes September 25th, 2018
We had a good turnout for our September meeting. About 20 members attended.
The big news from the meeting is that Keith C. was elected as our new Vice President. He brings many years of experience as a former President and we are glad to have his help. Congratulations Keith. With this, Ken D. takes over as President and now former President Scott rides off in to the sunset.
Our social at Hamburg brewing had an ok turnout of around 10 people. A great location and they are upping their beer game.
The Bourbon Barrel filling took place Saturday, September 1st. Things went pretty smooth and the plan is to start tasting in a few months.
Another successful Buffalo Beer Week concluded. Hope you got out to enjoy some of the great events. Thanks to everyone who helped organize events.
The Salt City Brew Club annual competition was Friday, September 28th & Saturday, September 29th. A quick scroll through the results shows NAH President Ken won first in Bitter and Malty beers with a Dark Mild and member Mark S. placed second in Belgian Ales for his Belgian Dubbel. Congrats to you both and my apologies if I missed anyone.
Our second annual Beer Advent is gearing up. Bring in a case of good homebrew or purchased beer and get back a case of 24 different beers. Please see Dan G. to sign up and for more info. Only 2 spots remain.
The SNOB homebrew club has their Son of Brewzilla competition with judging on November 2nd and 3rd. Entries are closed but you can still sign up to judge. Judging takes place at the new Fat Head’s brewery. Even though you can get their beer here now, it is worth the trip.
The Greater Toronto Area Brew Slam is Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th. Entry deadline is Saturday, November 3rd. There is a stipend and accommodation allowance for judging if travel from out of the area. Please see https://www.gtabrews.ca/brew-slam/ for more info on brewing or attending.
Santas of Swig is scheduled for Saturday, December 1st from 1pm to 4pm at Buffalo Iron Works. This is a homebrew tasting/competition with all proceeds benefiting the Matt Urban Center’s Hope House Homeless Shelter for Women and Children. Please see http://sultansofswig.wixsite.com/sultans/santasofswig for more info.
A BJCP Mead exam will take place on January 19th, 2019 at 810 Meadworks in Medina. See Alex P.to sign up for the exam. Classes will be the first and second Wednesday in October and November at Lilly Belle Meads in Lancaster from 7pm to 9pm. Please contact Mark Z. to sign up for the classes.
The educational portion of the night consisted of learning about Kellerbier presented by Tom R. with one homebrew and two commercial examples. Thanks Tom for once again giving the presentation. We do need someone to present a style or give a technical presentation for the October meeting.
The October social is scheduled for the new CBW on 7th street on Wednesday, October 10th from 7pm to 10pm.
With that, it was motioned to close business and drink beer.