SBE March Meeting – Dark Ales

The March meeting of the Society of Barley Engineers homebrew club will be held on Wednesday March 2nd @ 6p.m. at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and will focus on Dark Ale styles. The entree of the evening will be Pesto Penne with Chicken & Tomato. Directions are available at

On the agenda:
1. Dark Ale styles – Chris Stawney
2. Blind tasting (match the dark ale to the style) – Chris Stawney
3. Information Office update – Chris Banker
4. Upcoming Events – Stan
5. Stone March Madness AHA Rally event – Andy
6. Americas Finest City Homebrew Competition Results – Paul
7. Homebrew Sharing – All

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

Note: See comments for notes and photos from the meeting.

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  1. Presentation Notes: Dark Ales – By Chris Stawney

    Commercial examples tasted as part of the presentation:
    Firestone Walker – Velvet Merlin
    Avery – New World Porter
    Franziskaner – Hefe-Weisse Dunkel
    Alpine – Ugly
    Jolly Pumpkin – Maracaibo Especial
    Great Divide – Grand Cru
    Deschutes – The Abyss (2010)
    Ballast Point – Victory at Sea