November Meeting @ The Lost Abbey

November Meeting @ The Lost Abbey

The November meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, November 6th @ 6pm at The Lost Abbey In San Marcos. We will special guest speaker, Tomme Arthur to discuss Innovative Brewing and we will be hosting the meeting at Lost Abbey. Since we will be returning to our first commercial meeting location (with Stone brewing), we will be bringing back a tradition of brining in pizza and will have that available at the retro price of $5 per person.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) SdL Sours Competition Awards Announcement
4) Upcoming Events
a) SDBW Rip Current/Churchill’s (November 8)
b) SDBW Tap That Beer & Chocolate Pairing (November 9)
c) 117W Whiskey Distribution (November 24)
e) SBE Holiday Party (December 11th)
5) Innovative Brewing – Tomme Arthur
6) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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August Meeting – Brewing Coffee Beer

August Meeting – Brewing Coffee Beer

Event in Vista, CA by Derek Springer on Wednesday, August 7 2019

The August meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, August 7th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. We will be featuring Brewing Coffee Beer by Chris Vascellaro.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Upcoming Events
a) Booze Brothers Appreciation Night (August 14)
b) San Diego Cross Club Picnic (August 24)
c) Other Events
4) Brewing Coffee Beer – Chris Vascellaro
5) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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July Meeting – Sake Making

July Meeting – Sake Making

The July meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, July 3rd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. We will be featuring Sake Making by Andre & Alex McKay.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Upcoming Events
a) Beer & Cheese Pairing (August)
b) Booze Brothers Appreciation Night (August 14)
c) San Diego Cross Club Picnic (August 24)
d) Other Events
4) Sake Making – Andre & Alex McKay
5) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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June Meeting – Healthy Fermentations

June Meeting – Healthy Fermentations

Event in Vista, CA on Wednesday, June 5 2019

The June meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, June 5th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. We will have special guest speaker Chris White of White Labs who will be presenting on Healthy Fermentations.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Upcoming Events
a) Big Brew (June 12)
b) Beer & Cheese Pairing (July 10 or 17)
c) Booze Brothers Appreciation Night (August 14)
d) San Diego Cross Club Picnic (August 24)
e) Other Events
4) Healthy Fermentations – Chris White & White Labs
5) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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May Meeting – Transferring Beer

May Meeting – Transferring Beer

The May meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, May 1st @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. Our feature presentation, led by Sean Bush, will be on Transferring Beer.
On the agenda:

1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Strong Ale Club Only Competition Results
4) Upcoming Events
a) Southern California Homebrew Festival (May 3-5)
b) Rooted In Nature Fest (May 20)
c) Big Brew (June 12)
d) Other Events
5) Transferring Beer – Sean Bush
6) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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April Meeting – Brut IPA

April Meeting – Brut IPA

The April meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, April 3rd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. Our feature presentation, led by Joel Smith, will be on Brut IPAs.
On the agenda:

1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Upcoming Events
a) Meading in the Gardens (April 6)
b) Strong Ale Club Only Competition (April 13)
c) OC Brewery Tour (April 20)
d) Southern California Homebrew Festival (May 3-5)
e) Rooted In Nature Fest (May 20)
4) Brut IPAs – Joel Smith
5) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

Please RSVP here

March Meeting – Smoked Beers

March Meeting – Smoked Beers

The March meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, March 6th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. We will have a special guest speaker, Scot Blair, who is the owner, curator and brewer for South Park Brewing and Hamilton’s Tavern. Scot will be speaking on smoked beers which is a passion of his. He will have several examples to share including the South Park Brewing Gotlandsdricke that Alvin, Lauren and Andy collaborated on.

For those that ordered 25th anniversary T-shirts and haven’t yet picked them up, we will have those at the meeting.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Upcoming Events 
a) Lambic Brew Session (Mar 17)
b) Distilling at 117W (Mar 31)
c) Meading in the Gardens (April 6)
d) Strong Ale Club Only Competition (April 13)
c) Southern California Homebrew Festival (May 3-5)
4) Smoked Beers – Scot Blair
5) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

RSVP here

FeBREWary Meeting – 25th Anniversary Extravaganza

FeBREWary Meeting – 25th Anniversary Extravaganza

The FeBREWary meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, Febrewary 6th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewing Company in Vista. This will be a special meeting as we will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary with a feature presentation on the Society of Barley Engineers by Andy Gamelin.

We will be distributing special 25th anniversary T-shirts at the Febrewary meeting for members that were in good standing at the time we placed our order.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) 25th Anniversary T-shirt distribution
3) Homebrew sharing and discussion
4) Upcoming Events
a) SBE Bottle Share (Feb 22)
b) Tour de Coast (Feb 24)
c) Lambic Brew Session (Mar 17)
d) Distilling at 117W (Mar 31)
e) Southern California Homebrew Festival (May 3-5)
5) 25 Years of Quality Engineered Homebrew – Andy Gamelin
6) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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SBE January Meeting

January Meeting – Resurrecting Beer

The January meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our feature presentation will be on Resurrecting Beer by Patrick Zukowski.

If you haven’t already paid dues for 2019, you can pay electronically or bring to the meeting ($30/member, $40/couple). All members that pay 2019 dues by January 6th will receive a special 25th anniversary T-shirt at the Febrewary meeting.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) 2019 Events Plan
4) 25th Anniversary T-shirt design
5) Resurrecting Beer – Patrick Zukowski
6) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

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SBE December Meeting

December Meeting – 20×20 Night

The December meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, December 5th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. We will be featuring rapid fire short presentations on brewing related topics that will be coordinated by Brian Frederick.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Holiday beer judging
3) Homebrew sharing and discussion
4) SdL Sours Competition Results
5) 2019 Officers & sneak preview of the Plan
6) Holiday Party (December 12)
7) Rapid Fire Presentations – Brian Frederick & Friends
8) Post-presentation social time

Don’t forget to bring name badges, tables and chairs!

RSVP here