June Meeting – On Flavors

June Meeting – On Flavors

We have a special 4 pack for tasting as a part of the presentation that can be picked up at Booze Brothers for the subsidized price of $5/member (one per member). Please plan on picking this up during their pickup hours any day (except Monday) before the meeting.

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During the Covid-19 crisis, we will be holding our meetings on a Zoom video conference. The meeting number will be sent out by email to the membership list on the day of the meeting.

The June meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd @ 6pm. During the Covid-19 crisis, we will be sharing our homebrew through the Soci-Ale Distancing Homebrew Exchange and we will be planning on discussing some of these beers at the meeting. Our feature presentation will be led by Lauren Reese featuring Sensory Analysis with On Flavors. We have a special 4 pack for tasting as a part of the presentation that can be picked up at Booze Brothers for the subsidized price of $5/member (one per member). Please plan on picking this up during their pickup hours any day (except Monday) before the meeting. While you are at Booze Brothers, please take an opportunity to pick up another 4 pack or some merchandise so that we can support our friends at Booze Brothers during this difficult time. We would really like to take this opportunity to make a statement of our support for Booze Brothers in appreciation of all the support they have provided for us over the years.

On the agenda:
1) Social time (6:00-6:45pm)
2) Club business (6:45-7:15)
a) July Meeting Announcement
b) Upcoming Events!
c) Soci-Ale Homebrew Exchange beer discussions
d) Drawing
4) Sensory Analysis – On Flavors (7:15-8:15) – Lauren Reese
5) Post-presentation social time (8:15-9:00)

RSVP here

March Meeting – Kveik Fermentation

March Meeting – Kveik Fermentation

The March meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, March 4th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers in Vista. We will be featuring Kviek Fermentation which will be led by special guest speaker Oleg Shpyrko.
On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Club Only Competition – Kolsch
4) Upcoming Events
a) Pink Boots Fundraiser Brewday (March 7)
b) Lambic Brew Session (March 22)
c) Miralani Walkabout (March 28)
d) Meading in the Gardens (April 4)
e) Tri City MTB Tour (April 18)
f) Southern California Homebrew Festival (May 1-3)
5) Kviek Fermentation – Oleg Shpyrko
6) Post-presentation social time

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

RSVP here

January Meeting – “I Can Ferment That!”

January Meeting – “I Can Ferment That!”

The January meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, January 8th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers in Vista. We will be having a special wacky presentation by Stan Sisson entitled “I Can Ferment That!”

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) SBE 2020 Meeting Plan
4) Whiskey Barrel Challenge
5) Upcoming Events
a) Stone AHA Rally (January 11)
b) Lambic Blending (January 19)
c) Guadalupe Pub Night (January 22)
d) Southern California Homebrew Festival (May 1-3)
6) “I can Ferment That!” – Stan Sisson
7) Post-presentation social time

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

RSVP here

December Meeting – Hop Varieties

December Meeting – Hop Varieties

The December meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, December 4th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers in Vista. We will be featuring Hop Varieties (in Bud Light bottles) which will be led by Jason Arcand.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Upcoming Events
a) SBE Holiday Party (December 11th)
b) Stone AHA Rally (January 11th)
c) Lambic Blending (January 19th)
4) Hop Varieties (In Bud Light Bottles) – Jason Arcand
5) Post-presentation social time

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

RSVP here

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!

RSVP here

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!

RSVP here

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!

RSVP here

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!

RSVP here

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!

RSVP here

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