Sudzers June 2024 meeting notes

For our June meeting, we discussed the upcoming Santa Clara County Fair Homebrew Competition. Then we tasted seven great homebrews. Thanks to Stein’s and everyone who showed up.

– The Santa Clara County Fair Homebrew Competition will be held Saturday, July 27. The deadline to register entries is June 26. Entries can be dropped off at Clandestine Brewing in San Jose through Friday, July 12. Entries will also be accepted at the Fiesta Hall at Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. The Best of Show winner will get to have their beer brewed at Clandestine. For more details see: Anyone interested in judging or stewarding can fill out the brief questionnaire at by June 30. If you’re willing to help with accepting entries at the fairgrounds you can contact Derek directly.

– Other business: Stephan will reach out to Admiral Maltings about a possible tour.

– The beers we tasted:

BrewerBeer NameBeer StyleIBUsABVBrewer Notes
Derek WMr. Redwood City Batch 7Honey Kolsch205.30%
Peter PSummer NightsAmerican Wheat305.5brewed with blackberries
Steve HMystery Belgian DarkBelgian Dark206.30%
Peter PESB406.9
Adam & MauryFull NelsonIPA6.6
Allen MJammer’s JuicedNE IPA378.4Thiol Hazy w/ Helio Gazer and the 2020 Hops from Derek 🙂
Robert R.Black IPA686.40%

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