Club discussions:

  • Membership dues is now only $20, an invoice will be mailed out shortly
  • New rule for club monthly competitions:  Beers from a single batch can only be entered twice. In other words, don’t keep entering the same beer, just do more brewing.
  • Upcoming 5th Annual 50 West / Ocelot Classic (for details see http://50westbrewclub.com/comp/ ).   It is scheduled for Saturday, February 8th 2020 @ Ocelot Brewing Company.
    • Competition is now closed
    • Looking for Judges and Stewards; please support the club by signing up to assist.
    • Judges are the biggest need right now, so if you know any Judges, please ask them to sign-up.  Also, if you want to take the next step and help the club by taking the BJCP Beer Judge Entrance Exam on-line and become a Provisional Judge.  For more details see https://www.bjcp.org/examcenter.php
  • Other upcoming beer events
  • Kyle Landrow gave a very informative presentation on his SABCO Brew Magic V350MS RIM brewing system.  Some of the positives of the system were the Vorlauf pump with water heater, tri-clamps, easy to clean, and pre-program brew schedules.  The negatives to the system where it is clunky, the temperature sensor placement is not great, ball value clogs during lautering, and the tubing is not insulated.  See the video he presented at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxfWomuNm9g
  • January Monthly Beer Competition Winner was Dark Skies (Vanilla Bourbon Imperial Stout) brewed by Peter Roberts.
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