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Sudzers April 2018 meeting notes

Hello, Sudzers! In April’s meeting, we recapped the Dark Matter Bottling Day, learned about Kegtron, and tasted 12 delicious brews. Thanks to everyone who showed up!

– 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
– Several Sudzers will be attending the Sequoia Sake Brewery Tour and Food Paring Dinner on Saturday, April 21. Sign up at
– The Santa Cruz Brewery Tour will be held this Saturday, April 14. If you’re interested in attending, then please fill out the signup sheet at
– We settled on Saturday, April 28th for the Admiral Maltings Club Brew tour. More info will be sent in the coming weeks.
– 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
– Marc-Andre recapped the Dark Matter Bottling Day. All 2017 paid members will get FOUR bottles of Dark Matter! Thanks to everyone who helped out and Marc-Andre and his family for hosting.
– Steve Keck presented his new product, Kegtron, which will be coming soon to Kickstarter. Full info can be found at
– The National Homebrewers Conference will be held June 28-30 in Portland, Oregon. We suspect many Sudzers will be attending, so we’ll make sure we get everyone coordinated before the event. For more info:
– For a list of all upcoming competitions, check out WoW’s awesome calendar:

In all, we had twelve brews:

BREWER         BEER                                IBUs  ABV
Mikael         Dirty Fermentation Blonde Ale       12    4.25%
Cliff          Kveik Blond Ale                     25    4.9%
Marc-Andre     Alcoholic Ginger Ale                0     5.3%
Colton         'Strong' Pale Ale                   -     6%
Bill & Mikael  Booming NZ IPA                      65    6.1%
Cliff          Sour Blonde #1                      0     -    
Cliff          Sour Blonde #2                      0     -
Chet           Kettle Soured Amber                 14    6.9%
Adam           Cherry Brown                        -     6.7%
Derek W.       Blueberry Apple Cider               0     8%
Jay            Belgian Golden Strong               31    8.6%
Kevin          Saison                              35    9.6%

Thanks to Steins and everyone that showed up!

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