Sudzers February 2020 meeting notes

Hello, Sudzers! In February’s meeting, we discussed some upcoming plans for a BJCP exam prep, learned about Stouts, and tasted ten delicious brews. Thanks to everyone who showed up!


  • Remember, membership dues need to be made every calendar year. If you haven’t paid yet, then you can make a payment of $25 to Derek via paypal at
  • Robert gave an overview of SF Beer Week ( If you plan on hitting up any events, feel free to email the list to see if any other Sudzers want to tag along.
  • Evan and Sara gave a brief recap of the brew day at the Battle of the Homebrew Clubs at Freewheel. Good luck to them and Cliff, and thanks for representing the Sudzers!
  • Mikael discussed the potential for another BJCP exam and exam prep. Robert will send out a signup sheet for people who are interested in participating.
  • Adam gave a presentation on stouts: If you plan on brewing a stout, or have already brewed a stout, then please bring it to March’s meeting.
  • Bob C. gave an overview of his brewing project, Central Rail Brewing, and shared their Hefeweizen. They plan on brewing more beers this year, so keep an eye out for them!
  • Robert is looking for volunteers to give Sud Talks. These talks could be about your brewing system, some particular aspect of brewing, or anything else you think the group might find interesting. Email the list or if you’re interested in presenting.
  • All shared recipes can be found at 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
Bob Crum       CRB Hefeweizen                     12    4.6%
Mikael         Koln Kolsch                        48    5%
Robert C.      WTF is it? Dortmunder/Kellerbier   20    7.5%
Robert R.      Pale Ale                           ~41   5%
Danny.         Hazy-ish IPA                       70    6%
Charlie        I say Peacon Pecan Porter          39    6.6%
Bill & Mikael  Warp Dank NEIPA                    61    6.8%
Noah.          So-Called JedIPA Double NEIPA      63    8.6%
Tim T.         Squid Ink Coffee Porter            35    5.8%
Stephan        Black IPA                          50    7.3%

Thanks to Steins and everyone that showed up!