SBE March Meeting Announcement

The March meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday March 7th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Scottish Ales. The entree of the evening will be Mac and Beer-Cheese. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Review of annual schedule – Officers
2. Proposal for brewing experiment – Jeremy
3. Stout judging, Club Only Competition – Chris Stawney
4. Scottish Ales – Lauren
5. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Beer for Stout Club Only Competition
Homebrew for sharing
Cash for entree ($13)
Dues for 2012 (if not yet paid)

SBE FeBREWary Meeting Announcement

The February meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday Feb 1st @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will feature a presentation blending and aging beer by John McKay. The entree of the evening will be Pesto Penne with Chicken and Tomato
Directions to Stone can be found at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. We will be judging Dark Lagers for the Club Only Competition. Please let Chris Stawney (Selfservebrewer@gmail.com) if you will be bringing any entries.
2. Beer Blending and aging. – John McKay
3. Info on the upcoming Spring Fling homebrewer’s campout
4. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
1. Homebrew to share
2. Dues for 2012 ($25)
3. Cash for entree ($13 includes tax & tip)

Hope to see you all there.

SBE January Meeting Announcement

The January meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday January 4th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will feature a presentation on Stouts by Jeremy Jerome. The entree of the evening will be Wild Mushroom Penne. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Stouts, and their place in world history – Jeremy
2. Upcoming Competitions (Stouts, surprise surprise) – Chris Stawney
3. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
1. Homebrew to share
2. Dues for 2012 ($25), if you have not yet paid
3. Cash for entree ($13, includes tax & tip)

SBE December Meeting Announcement

The December meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday December 7th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will feature a Brewing Systems & Equipment show & tell. The entree of the evening will be Mac n’ Beer Cheese. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Brewing Systems & Equipment Show & Tell – Travis
2. Planning for 2012 Program – Andy/Jeremy
3. Upcoming Competitions – Paul/Chris
4. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
1. Homebrew to share
2. Dues for 2012 ($25), if not yet paid
3. Cash for entree ($13 includes tax & tip)

Officer Election Results

Officer elections for 2012 were held at the November meeting. Congratulations to our newly elected officers:

President: Jeremy Jerome
Vice President/Treasurer: Andy Gamelin
Propaganda Minister (Communications Officer): Chris Banker
Events Coordinator: Judy Glasser
Director of Special Operations: Lauren Sallee
Competition Czar: Chris Stawney
Professor of Vice (Education Coordinator): Jeff Kiser

SBE November Meeting Announcement

The November meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday November 2nd @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Yeast. We will have special guest speaker Chris White & Company for the evening to discuss Yeast for homebrewers. The entree of the evening will be Wild Mushrooms over Penne Pasta. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Yeast for Homebrewers – Chris White & Company
2. SBE Officers elections for 2012
3. Hefeweizen Club Only Competition – Paul
4. December Meeting Planning – Travis
5. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Hefeweizen for Club Only Competition
Homebrew for Sharing
Cash for entree ($13)

SBE Oktober Meeting Announcement

The Oktober meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday Oktober 5th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Dark Lagers. The entree of the evening will be Pesto Penne with Chicken & Tomato. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Dark Lager Style Discussion and Commercial Samples – Micah
2. Oktoberfest Recap – Stan
3. Specialty Category Club Only Competition – Paul
4. Upcoming Meetings – Andy
5. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Specialty beer for Club Only Competition
Homebrew for sharing
Cash for entree ($13)

SBE September Meeting Announcement

The September meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday September 7th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Hefeweizen. The entree of the evening will be Spicy Beef & Broccoli. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Hefeweizen Style Discussion and Commercial Samples – Andy
2. Stone Anniversary Fest Soda Serving Recap – Stan
3. Oktoberfest planning – Stan
4. Specialty Category Club Only Competition (judging will be in October) – Paul
5. Upcoming Meetings – Andy
6. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Homebrew for sharing
Cash for entree ($10 + tax & tip = $13)

SBE August Meeting Announcement

The August meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday August 3rd at 6p.m. at the Alesmith Brewing Company in San Diego (http://alesmith.com/contact/) and will focus on Beer and Cheese pairing. Chris Banker who is our resident Cheesemaker will lead the event and Alesmith Brewmaster Peter Zien who is also an avid Cheesemaker will host the event. Due to the limited space, this special meeting will be open to members only and we will be asking everyone to become current with their membership dues. We will also be ordering Pizza for those who are interested in dinner.

On the agenda:
1. Pairing Beer and Cheese
2. Stone Anniversary Celebration Planning
3. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Homebrew for sharing
Foldup chair to sit on
Tasting glasses
Cash for Pizza

SBE July Meeting Announcement

The July meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday July 6th @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Belgian Dubbels. The entree of the evening will be Mac n’ Beer Cheese. Directions are available at http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/storedirections.pdf

On the agenda:
1. Belgian Dubbels with samples – Andy
2. National Homebrew Conference Recap – Lauren
3. Mead Judging for Club Only Competition – Paul
4. Stone Anniversary Celebration Planning – Andy
5. Homebrew Sharing – All

What to bring:
Homebrew for sharing
Cash for entree ($10 + tax & tip = $13)