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Sudzers September 2018 meeting notes

Hello, Sudzers! In September’s meeting, we welcomed a new member, discussed NCHF, and tasted six delicious brews. Thanks to everyone who showed up and have a great Labor Day!

– Welcome Matt to his first meeting!
– 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
– If you’re attending NCHF, please fill out the spreadsheet at so we can coordinate who’s going, who’s bringing what, etc.
– The first study session for the BJCP exam is September 27th. Mikael will send an email with more information.
– Dark Matter Brew Day will be October 20 at Tim Topole’s house
– We still need a volunteer for the Christmas Party. Please email the list if you’re interested in volunteering.
– Santa Clara County Fair Homebrew competition recap (Cliff top wild/sour and 2nd place BOS brett ryes saison, Danny 2nd place IPA, Adam 2nd place dark lagers for Baltic Porter), 10 tables + Mini BOS and BOS for 64 entries, at least 1 Sudzers judge at every table except a Mad Z’s prelim flight)
– Anyone interested in being officer for 2019 please let Derek W. ( or Adam ( know
– 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 six brews:

BREWER    BEER                              IBUs  ABV
Chet S.   Dortmunder Export                 32    6.1%
Derek W.  Shrill Belgian Blonde Ale         30    5.2%
Derek W.  Go Go Pale Ale                    35    5.9%
Chris K.  Frozen Juice NE IPA               30    6.5%
Derek W.  Das Grosse Altbier Sticke Alt     35    6.5%
Derek W.  Oak Aged Tropical Stout with Rum  40    8.0%

Thanks to Steins and everyone that showed up!

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