Meeting Tasting Style
The AHA has published some great recipes for these styles here.
Fill In the Blank:
________ is when foam adheres to the inside of the glass in parallel rings after each sip, indicating that the glassware has been properly cleaned.
Any substitute unmalted grain or fermentable ingredient added to a mash. Reduces cost and produces lighter-bodied, paler, and less malty beers.
Liquid yeast that appears as froth on fermenting beer. (Can also be used as a verb meaning to pitch or add yeast.)
The method of removing some of the mash, boiling it, then returning it to the main kettle to boost the mash temperature (this process is used in all-grain brewing).
June 6 at 5p EDT
Century Center (South Bend)
June 8 at 3p EDT
Weko Beach (Bridgman)
June 8 at 5p CDT
Washington Park Zoo (Michigan City)
June 15 at 5p EDT
Southgate Crossing (Elkhart)
June 15 at 1:30p CDT
Lake County Fairgrounds (Crown Point)
June 29 at 1p EDT
Man Cave Brewing (Syracuse)
July 27 at 1p EDT
White River State Park (Indianapolis)
September 7 at 2p EDT
Headwaters Park (Fort Wayne)
October 12 at 2p EDT
October 19 at 2p EDT
Four Winds Field (South Bend)
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Next Official Meeting is Sunday, June 9, 2019
Crooked Ewe Brewery & Ale House, South Bend
Tasting Styles: All
Meeting Agenda and Club News
BBBS Bottle Caps & Corks: Saturday, June 15 at Southgate Crossing (Elkhart). The event runs from 5-9p EDT. At this fundraiser, BBBS of Elkhart County invites local amateur brewers and vintners to bring their homemade beer, mead, cider, and wine. There will be several hundred (expected) attendees coming along with all of the entrants. MEGA participants will hopefully be grouped together. Entry information has been posted here.
Michiana Festival of Beers 2019: October 19 at Four Winds Field. MEGA will be pouring homebrew. More details to come.
BYO Club Discount Subscription Program: BYO recognizes the great work homebrew clubs do to promote the best hobby in the world and wants to reward homebrew club members with the exclusive chance to save 50% on any of the Brew Your Own subscription programs. Here’s how you can take advantage of the 2019 BYO Homebrew Club Discount Subscription Program:
MEGA Barrel Project: We need to gauge club interest and decide on recipes, barrel types, and timing.
MEGA Ingredients Inventory: MEGA members are eligible and encouraged to use select hops and grain from the club’s inventory. Any beer brewed with these ingredients must be available to serve at a MEGA event (e.g., Taste of Michiana). You can see what hops and grain we have by visiting the website and hovering over the “Members” tab and clicking on “MEGA BREWING INVENTORY.” You must be logged in and have member permissions to access this page. If you see anything you would like to use, there is a form at the bottom of the page to submit your request.
MEGA Supplies Inventory: MEGA has PBW ($3.50/lb.), StarSan ($0.75/oz.), and Golden Light DME ($2.50/lb.) for sale. These are available for purchase at club meetings. Bring your own container.
Join the AHA: If you are a serious homebrewer and not yet a member of the American Homebrewers Association, you should consider becoming one! Enjoy AHA Member Deals at over a thousand participating locations including breweries, pubs, restaurants, homebrew supply shops and more! Enjoy six issues per year of Zymurgy, the longest-running homebrew magazine, delivered straight to your door. Membership allows you to participate in exclusive events including Homebrew Con, National Homebrew Competition, AHA Rallies and more. To join, click on the banner at the bottom of the MEGA homepage or CLICK HERE!
Add Your Homebrew Club to Your AHA Member Profile: If you are a member of the AHA, please add MEGA as your homebrew club. This will help the club with the rollout of the new club insurance premium reimbursement plan.
MEGA Work Shirts: Limited remaining supply. $35. Check with the club for available sizes.
MEGA Sample Glasses: Limited remaining supply. $5.25 for members and $6.00 for non-members.
News: Other old business and new business.
Education Topic: Roundtable discussion about all styles.
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