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!

RSVP here

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!

RSVP here

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

SBE November Meeting

November Meeting – Hopping Techniques

The November meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, November 7th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our feature presentation will be on Hopping Techniques which will be led by Corey Magers.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) SD Beer Week (November 2-11)
4) SdL Sours Competition (November 16-18)
5) Holiday Party (December 12)
6) December Meeting (mini-presentations)
7) 2019 Officers Elections (President, Vice President, Events Officer, Information Officer, Treasurer)
8) Hopping Techniques – Corey Magers
9) Post-presentation social time

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

Please RSVP here

SBE Oktober Meeting

Recipe Modification

The Oktober meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, Oktober 3rd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our feature presentation will be on Recipe Modification which will be led by Ryan Reschan. We will discuss methods to adjust published recipes to make them your own.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Event Recap (Viasat, Quafftoberfest, Charity Oktoberfest)
4) Lambic Harvest (Oktober 13th)
5) SD Beer Week (November 2-11)
6) SdL Sours Competition (November 16-18)
7) Holiday Party (December 12)
8) Recipe Modification: Making It Your Own – Ryan Reschan
9) Post-presentation social time

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

RSVP here

SBE August Meeting Announcement

August Meeting – Base Malts

The August meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, August 1st @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our main presentation will be on Base Malts which will be presented by Mike Jocelyn. We’ll be discussing a variety of malts that you use as the main malt in your grist and will have some examples brewed with them.

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Booze Brothers Appreciation Night (August 8)
4) Stone Anniversary Celebration (August 18)
5) San Diego Cross Club Picnic (August 25)
6) Base Malts with Mike Jocelyn
7) Post-presentation social time

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

Please RSVP here

SBE July Meeting Announcement

July Meeting – Belgian Beer w/ Dr. Bill

The July meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, July 11th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our main presentation…

The July meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, July 11th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our main presentation will be on Belgian Ales which will be presented by special guest speaker, “Dr.” Bill Sysak. We’re excited to have one of the world’s most knowledgeable experts on craft beer to lead this presentation which will include a variety of Belgian Ale samples. You will not want to miss this meeting!

On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Foot Golf (July 15)
4) Second Chance Pub Night (July 18)
5) Stone Anniversary Sodas (August 18)
6) San Diego Cross Club Picnic (August 25)
7) Belgian Ales with “Dr.” Bill Sysak
8) Post-presentation social time

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

Please RSVP here

SBE June Meeting Announcement

June Meeting – Packaging Beer

The June meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, June 6th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. Our main presentation…

The June meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, June 6th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista.  Our main presentation will be on Packaging Beer which will be presented by Jacques Guilloton. Food vendor will be Pure Burger.
On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Bowling & Bocce @ Urge (June 10)
4) Big Brew @ Booze Bros (June 20)
5) Stone Anniversary Sodas (August 18)
6) Packaging Beer Presentation
7) Post-presentation social time.

SBE May Meeting Announcement

May Meeting – Ciders

The May meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, May 2nd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista.  Our main presentation will be on Ciders which will be presented by Brian Trout.
On the agenda:
1) Social time & small pour sharing
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion
3) Radegast submission and other Paparazzi activities
4) Southern California Homebrew Festival
5) Other Upcoming Events
6) Ciders
7) Post-presentation social time.