November 2012 Meeting

November 14, 2012, 6:45 PM at the Brew Hut, 15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

President’s Report – Dave McHugh

  • Call to order and welcome to new attendees and members.
  • Meeting Agenda – get the business done first…then the social homebrew tasting/evaluation.
  • Beer Tasting Table – mark your spot with your name and beer style.
  • Next Meeting – Christmas beer exchange and first firkin tapping!

Event Director’s Report – Greg Geiger on behalf of Bridgette

  • Brew Brothers Brewery Bus Tour – November 17
    • Fort Collins area breweries: New Belgium, Odell, Pateros Creek, Coopersmith’s, Equinox
  • Big Beers Fest in Vail – January 10-12, 2013. Plan now!

Communication Director’s Report – Greg Geiger

  • I got nothin’ to say. Ironic, isn’t it?

Competition Director’s Report – Geoff Humphrey

  • Rocky Mountain Homebrew Challenge – Results
    • We won the Firkin!!
    • Chris Egolf wins Best of Show!
    • Filling the Firkin.
  • Mountain Sun Stout Month Competition
    • Entries due December 16, 2013. 
    • Drop off at Moutain Sun, Southern Sun, or Vine Street Pub locations.
    • Winner brews a 6 barrel batch of their stout at Mountain Sun.
    • < 8% ABV.
    • No entry fee.
    • Three bottles.
    • Download the entry form here.
  • Biere de Rock –
    • Online registration is now open.
    • Drop-off of entries begins November 11.
    • Volunteer sign-up sheets are again going around. No need to sign up again if you already have.
    • Need stewards – no judging or competition experience necessary! Sign up via the website.
    • We have 25 sponsors so far, working on more.
  • Big Beers, Belgians, and Barleywines Competition
    • Online registration is now open –

Treasurer’s Report – Phil Penningroth

  • Biere de Rock financially ready.
  • Dues increasing next year to $25.

Education Director’s Report – Jim Denier

  • Welcome Jesse Umbargar from Hop Union.

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