SBE March Meeting Announcement

The March meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, March 1st @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery (http://boozebrothersbrewery.com/) in Vista. The topic this month will be Pepper Beers lead by Brian Frederick.

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
    A) Beer & Cheese – Chris B
    B) Lambic Brew Day – Andy
    C) April Pub Nite – Andy
    D) So Cal Homebrew Fest – Jim
4) Event updates.
5) Pepper Beers – Brian
6) Post-presentation social time.

It sounds like folks had a lot of fun with the Schwarzbier experiment I brought to the last meeting, if you are interested in assisting or presenting with a similar experiment please bring it up to one of the officers. We’d love for the club to participate in more experiments!

Don’t forget to bring your tables and chairs!

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SBE January Meeting Announcement

The January meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, January 4th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery (http://boozebrothersbrewery.com/) in Vista. The topic this month will be our annual light-hearted New Years meeting, this time on Beer Naming by Jeremy Jerome.

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
    A. Radegast Award – Dan
4) 2017 Membership Dues.
5) Event updates.
    A. AB 2172 Victory Night
6) Beer Naming – Jeremy
7) Post-presentation social time.

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.

I also wanted to remind folks that you’re welcome to bring beer to share just with the folks around you. If you have a small pour of homebrew or commercial beer feel free to bring it to share during the time before/after the meeting.

Have a happy Brew Year, looking forward to another excellent year with the Barley Engineers!

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SBE December Meeting Announcement

The December meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, December 7th @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. The topic this month will be Specialty IPA presented by Ryan Reschan.

On the agenda:
1) Social time, small pour sharing, and Feedback Corner.
2) Homebrew sharing and discussion.
3) Recaps and announcements.
4) 2017 Membership Dues
5) Event updates:
    A. Holiday Party – Chris B
    B. Radegast Award – Dan
6) Specialty IPA – Ryan
7) Post-presentation social time.

I also wanted to remind folks that you’re welcome to bring beer to share just with the folks around you. If you have a small pour of homebrew or commercial beer feel free to bring it to share during the time before/after the meeting.

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdH5TlGIAmLgcSgrSdV-aJIseaWGC23rmvKnQJmf0nJGkqwQQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

SBE November Meeting Announcement

The November meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd @ 6pm at Booze Brothers Brewery in Vista. The topic this month will be New Hop Varieties presented by Jason Arcand (& friends).

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. San Diego Beer Week – Andy
    B. Holiday Party – Chris B
    C. Radegast Award – Dan
5) New Hop Varieties – Jason
6) Post-presentation social time.

SBE Board elections are also coming up in November. You might be familiar with the lineup, it’s the same as last year! Please contact me ASAP if you are interested in running for an elected position please reach out and I’ll add you to the ballot.

President: Derek Springer
Vice President: Lauren Sallee
Events: Andy Gamelin
Communications: Chris Banker

Otherwise, we are happy to find an appointed job for you!

Please RSVP here:
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Public Event: SBE and VANC Oktoberfest

Society of Barley Engineers and Veterans Association of North County (VANC) are working together to run the First Annual VANC Oktoberfest. The event will be held on Oktober 15th at VANC’s facility in Oceanside. All proceeds will benefit the Veterans Association of North County. See the flyer below for details.

Tickets are available at the VANC website.

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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.

Please RSVP here:
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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:
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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:
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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!

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