Sudzers June 2018 meeting notes

Hello, Sudzers! In June’s meeting, we welcomed a new member, learned about temperature control, and tasted ten delicious brews. Thanks to everyone who showed up!

– Welcome Malcolm to his first meeting!
– Derek collected membership dues: You can still pay via paypal to
– Derek sold shirts: $15 for polos, $10 for t-shirts, $5 for clearance t-shirts
– Derek distributed Dark Matter bottles to all paid 2017 members. For those members who have not claimed their bottles, please email Derek at to make arrangements to pick up your bottles from his house in Redwood City by the end of the month. Any unclaimed bottles on July 1 will become the property of the club for further distribution or serving at club events.
– We discussed having a BBQ, brewday, and/or meeting in the Aptos/Santa Cruz area. Stay tuned for more info.
– We’re looking for volunteers for this year’s Dark Matter Brew Day and the Christmas Party. Please email me or the list if you’re interested in volunteering.
– Tickets for this year’s NCHF go on sale July 15th. See for more info.
– The AHA website ( is showing that the deadline for entering the homebrew comp is June 29th. Hopefully we can get more info out soon.
– Mikael gave a great presentation on temperature control. Check it out at
– We now have a recipe sharing site ( If you’d like to have your recipe shared on the site, then please email it in any format to Full info can be found at
– For a list of all upcoming competitions, check out WoW’s awesome calendar:

In all, we had ten brews:

BREWER     BEER                                IBUs  ABV
Danny      Kolsch                              20    5.7%
Robert C.  Commercial Aspirations Pale Ale     26    6.8%
Cliff      Saison                              26    5.8%
Mikael     Brett Saison                        33    6.4%
Cliff      Admiral #5 Scottish Export          23    8%
Tim        Citra SMaSH                         82.5  5.78%
Charles    Std IPA                             80    6.5%
Kevin      Milky Way IPA                       0?    7.2%
Cliff      Porter                              25    5.6%
Steve H.   Dubbel                              ?     8.5%

Thanks to Steins and everyone that showed up!

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