NMHG monthly meeting minutes, March 19, 2018

Attendance: 30.

This Saturday is the homebrew competition at Ubrew. Can still enter by Friday (two bottles per entry; max 2 entries). Free for NMHG members. Three BJCP judges, a Cicerone, and a Professional Head Brewer  will be judging entries starting at 3 p.m. AHA and others donated prizes. Link posted on webpage for form to attach to bottles. Winner gets to brew at Filling Station.

Other upcoming events:

April 7 – Maple brew day in Ubrew parking lot. Jon Throop to bring maple sap from Maple Bay Conservancy.

April 16 – Monthly meeting at Rare Bird, 6:30 p.m.

May 5 – Big Brew Day at Terra Firma.

May 21 - Monthly Meeting in the NMHG Clubhouse at UBrew

Charlie Papazian retiring. 7 Monks wants to do a party and brew Papazian styles. Four teams, each make a beer. Mid-May. Ferment beers on site by mid-April. Team leaders: Craig Babiarz, Chris Heyman, Dave Mellor, Chris Stevens.

June 11 – Monthly meeting at Hop Lot, 6:30 p.m.

June 16 – Suds N Sand festival. Timber Ridge? Can do a homebrew competition there, similar to previous years.

July 16th – Off flavor tasting at Jolly Pumpkin. Costs $40. This is put on by the Cicerone Certification Program. Click Here for More Info

August 16-19 – Michigan Homebrew Festival. Lake Orion. Club will chip in on campsite fees (25%?). Sunday brunch. Need to reserve camping sites early.