SBE Oktober Meeting Announcement

The October meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, October 5th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. The topic this month will be Wheatwine by Derek Springer.

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) Events updates:
    A. SBE Charity Oktoberfest – David
    B. Radegast Award – Dan
5) Wheatwine – Derek
6) Post-presentation social time.

Don’t forget, if you’re interested in bringing a beer for thorough feedback from qualified judges outside of the normal sharing time we’re starting a new program called Feedback Corner. Just find the duo before the meeting gets started and they’ll provide you with their expert opinion and recommendations on improvement.

An RSVP form will be sent out when we get closer to the meeting.

SBE September Meeting Announcement

The September meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, September 7th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery (http://boozebrothersbrewery.com/) in Vista. The topic this month will be High Gravity Brewing by Patrick Rue from The Bruery (http://www.thebruery.com/).

We’re expecting a pretty good turnout so make sure you arrive on time and be sure to bring a chair (and maybe an extra for a buddy).

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) Events updates:
    A. QUAFF Oktoberfest – Jim
    B. SBE Charity Oktoberfest – David
    C. Radegast Award – Dan
    D. Stone Soda Recap – Judy
5) High Gravity Brewing – Patrick
6) Post-presentation social time.

Don’t forget, if you’re interested in bringing a beer for thorough feedback from qualified judges outside of the normal sharing time we’re starting a new program called Feedback Corner. Just find the duo before the meeting gets started and they’ll provide you with their expert opinion and recommendations on improvement.

Please RSVP here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfVSaHu93uLDPaOwkIrhQb3YVhRqenVVS1p1klJFF4dIUow2Q/viewform?c=0&w=1

SBE August Meeting Announcement

The August meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, August 3rd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. The topic this month will be Microbiology of Fermentation by Curt Wittenberg.

Don’t forget, if you’re interested in bringing a beer for thorough feedback from qualified judges outside of the normal sharing time we’re starting a new program called Feedback Corner. Just find the duo before the meeting gets started and they’ll provide you with their expert opinion and recommendations on improvement.

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) Events updates:
    A. Stone Sodas – Judy
    B. Pub Night – Ted
5) Microbiology of Fermentation – Curt
6) Post-presentation social time.

Please RSVP here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeH1qyLSoeW3afo98ifqPQ-snrQm6jnmVTwDyMEMOv4ZOOLkA/viewform?c=0&w=1

SBE July Meeting Announcement

The July meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, July 6th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. The topic this month will be Historical Beers presented by Grant Fraley from ChuckAlek Independent Brewers.

Don’t forget, if you’re interested in bringing a beer for thorough feedback from qualified judges outside of the normal sharing time we’re starting a new program called Feedback Corner. Just find the duo before the meeting gets started and they’ll provide you with their expert opinion and recommendations on improvement.

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) Events updates:
    A. Summer Party – Jeremy
    B. Upcoming events – Andy
5) Historical Beers – Grant
6) Post-presentation social time.

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11WXLYPRhqo-KbxoWVRRe4c1JR1G9bQMiEgOCfWIV2do/viewform?c=0&w=1

SBE June Meeting Announcement

The June meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, June 1st @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. The topic this month will be Kölsch presented by Booze Bros’ own Maurey Fletcher.

We’re also going to start experimenting with a “Feedback Corner” during the time before the meeting starts. If you’d like to get some thorough feedback on your beer outside of the normal club sharing be sure to find Andy or Chris Everett, who have volunteered to kick this off!

On the agenda:
1) Social time and small pour sharing.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
    A. Booze Bros Appreciation Party – Brian
    B. Pub Night Recap – Alvin
4) Events updates:
    A. Upcoming events – Andy
5) Kölsch – Maurey
6) Post-presentation social time.

If you still have not paid your dues for 2016 please talk to Jeremy some time during the meeting, it goes to fund awesome events like the club Lambic brew day as well as upgrades for our world famous club bar.

Don’t forget to bring a chair and tables! Have a good memorial weekend!

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16Ry9-Q8-kv2QxfFCAh5jfq6Euri4_KMjWx5LITWWm78/viewform?c=0&w=1

SBE May Event – Bear Roots Brewing

Join us this month for club night as Bear Roots Brewing hosts Barley Engineer club members. They will be pouring a variety of their beers. Come by and meet the head brewer Terry and co-owner Nick Boling. There’s no excuses this month not to join your fellow club members and enjoy some great beer.

WHAT: SBE club night

WHEN:
​Thursday
5/26 at 6pm

WHERE: Bear Roots Brewing
1213 S. Santa Fe Ave. Vista Ca, 92083

760-726-4204
www.Brbrewco.com

DETAILS: Come try their beers with other SBE members

DISCOUNT: Club members get 10% off with current membership card

SBE May Meeting Announcement

The May meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, May 4th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our topic this month will be Wort Chilling presented by Dan Kutcher.

On the agenda:
1) Social time and small pour sharing.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
A. Lambic Brew Day – Andy
B. So Cal Homebrew Fest – Jim
4) Events updates:
A. Booze Bros Appreciation Party – Brian
B. Other upcoming events – Andy
5) Wort Chilling – Dan
6) Post-presentation social time.

RSVP Here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1e9hPDRchwNutDJKGy_IehLoj7L1a4LacREHsXYSe14I/viewform?c=0&w=1

SBE April Meeting Announcement

The April meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, April 6th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our topic this month will be Czech Lagers presented by Doug Brown.

On the agenda:
1) Social time and small pour sharing.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) Events updates:
    A. Club Lambic Brew Day – Andy
    B. So Cal Homebrew Festival – Jim
    C. Booze Bros Appreciation Party – Brian
5) Czech Lagers – Doug
6) Post-presentation social time.

Please RSVP using the following form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1t-BFPCc70MiAgmnWJruf9xdHEybM8RTbYvRZEakKacg/viewform?c=0&w=1

Société du Lambic 2016 Recipe

Here’s the recipe for the upcoming Lambic club brew day (as written for Andy’s 12 gallon system). You can either cut it directly in half for a 5/6 gallon batch or import the BeerXML via the link below and scale it to your own system. Assumes 70% brewhouse efficiency.

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
12 gal 60 min 6.0 IBUs 3.5 SRM 1.049 1.009 5.2 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Brewer's Malt, 2-Row, Premium (Great Western) 16 lbs 69.57
Wheat, Flaked 7 lbs 30.43

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Aged 4 oz 60 min Boil Leaf 1

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
All The Bretts (OYL-218) Omega 88% 68°F - 85°F
Amalgamation The Yeast Bay 88% 65°F - 72°F
Club Dregs 85% 55°F - 80°F
Roselare Belgian Blend (3763) Wyeast Labs 80% 55°F - 80°F
Brettanomyces Bruxellensis (WLP650) White Labs 70% 65°F - 72°F
Brettanomyces Lambicus (WLP653) White Labs 70% 65°F - 72°F

Mash

Step Temperature Time
Saccharification 158°F 60 min

SBE Märch Meeting Announcement

The Märch meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, Märch 2nd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery (http://boozebrothersbrewery.com/) in Vista. Our topic this month will be Homebrewing Sour Beers presented by Andy Gamelin.

On the agenda:
1) Social time and small pour sharing.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) Events updates:
A. Big Brew – Jacques
B. Tour de Miramar – Patrick
C. Club Lambic Brew Day – Andy
5) Homebrewing Sour Beers – Andy
6) Post-presentation social time.

Don’t forget to bring a chair and tables!

Please RSVP Here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16sV_mwKEtPe4KGwVFBSq9NhzkTLyuSdhYxNi_MZEmP0/viewform?c=0&w=1