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Sudzers April 2017 meeting notes

In April’s meeting, we welcomed several new members and tasted fifteen delicious homebrews. Thanks to everyone who showed up!

– Welcome all new members. We hope to see you at future meetings!
– Derek W. still has t-shirts for sale.
– Derek W. is accepting 2017 dues. Reach out to him at if you’d like to pay.
– Dark Matter was bottled last weekend and distributed to paid 2016 members in attendance.
– Reminder that we’ll have an Anchor Steam clone competition at the June meeting.
– Bob and Dave discussed their brewery-in-progress. We look forward to hearing more about this in the future!
– Marc-Andre gave an overview of his homebrew setup.
– Charles and Jim conducted the off-flavor session: acetaldehyde. Learn more about acetaldehyde at
– We’re looking for volunteers to help organize and judge the Santa Clara County Fair Homebrew competition this Summer. Reach out to Steve H. at if you’d like to volunteer.
– Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp is in San Francisco on June 3rd.
– For other upcoming events and competitions, check out

In all, we had fifteen brews:

BREWER         BEER                       IBUs        ABV
Bill           Kumquat Tibicos            12          2%
Paul S.        Anchor Steam Clone         15          5.1%
Steve          The Helles This            20          5.3%
Jared          Helles Neu                 20          5.5%
Charles        Pilsner                    35          5.3%
David J.       Figgy Pudding Saison       -           7.9%
Danny          Old Fashioned Saison       21          9%
Mikael & Bill  Hop Juice                  53          5.8%
Denis          Galaxy Mosaic Citra IPA    60          7%
Marc-Andre     Chinook Pale Ale           ~68         7%
Charles        Some Arrogance IPA         not enough  7.2%
Chris          Galactic Julius NE IPA     -           6.5%
David J.       Lambic 1                   -           6.2%
David J.       Cherry Lambic              -           6.2%
Marc-Andre     Flander's Wrong            low         8.2%

Thanks to Steins and everyone that showed up!

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