RHBC Meeting – November 2009

Location: Rockyard American Grill and Brewing Company

Time: 6:45pm

Call to Order and Welcome to New Members – Greg Geiger

Presidential – Greg Geiger

  • Pics from the Hopp-o-Ween party

Tip of the Month

  • Hop Yard Update – Kjell Wygant
  • Esters and Phenolics – Greg Geiger

Events – Kelly Kruegel

  • Teach a Friend/Learn to Homebrew Day – November 7th
    • Three locations: Rick Mazza’s, Michael Bade’s, and Larry Hood’s
    • 15 participants
    • 35 gallons brewed
    • Pictures online

Competition/Education – Walt Chleva

  • Bière de Rock Competition Update
  • Upcoming Competitions
    • Queen of Beer  – Winners Announced
    • Breckenridge Brewery Competition – Entries due Nov 15th
    • Big Beers, Belgians, and Barleywines in Vail – Entries due Dec 30th
  • Upcoming AHA Club Only Competitions
    • January/February: English Brown Ales (BJCP category 11)
    • March/April: American Ales (BJCP categories 6, 10, 13e, 14b and c, 19c)
    • August: Mead (BJCP categories 24, 25, 26)
  • BJCP Exam hosted by RHBC – May 15th
    • Please contact Walt if you want to be a part of this

Communications – Geoff Humphrey

Treasurer – Chris Egolf

  • No Updates


  • TBD

Tasting, Feedback, and “Best of Meeting” Contest

  • Club Only Competition: Belgian Strong Ales (BJCP category 18)
    • Bring three 12oz bottles for tasting and two additional 12oz bottles in case you win
    • Winner will get a free raffle ticket and entry in Club only competition and a free entry into Bière de Rock
  • No open tasting will be held this meeting


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