Sudzers February 2024 meeting notes

For our February meeting, we discussed the homebrew competition that Steins is asking us to help organize. Then we tasted nine great homebrews. Thanks to Stein’s and everyone who showed up.

– The Steins homebrew competition will be held Sunday, 3/24/2024. It’s no longer limited to 31A (alternative grain). Registration is open (see Beer drop-off period is 3/16-3/23. There is an open call for judges or stewards. Let Robert or Derek know if you’re interested in serving. The plan is to have the judging in the morning, break for lunch, and have the best of show in the afternoon.

– For members who use Yahoo email: Yahoo is often sending Sudzers emails into spam. Check your spam folder. Derek has emailed people with yahoo email addresses about this issue.

– The beers we tasted:

BrewerBeer NameBeer StyleIBUsABVBrewer Notes
Dan HSpotted Cow (New Glarus BrewingCask conditioned ale185.1Commercial
Sebastian BPiwo Grodziskie301.4
Kevin SSamurai Styleint. pale lager – Japanese rice305.2
Sebastian BBelgian Single/Blond276.4
AllenChuck’s Chillin’IPL607.80%Slight Twist on Traditional IPL
AdamBelgian dubbel8.7
Kevin sJAKs Imperial StoutImperial Stout939.1
NathanDragon barrelstout5311.00%
DerekPlum meadPlum mead018%

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