February Minutes

February 20, 2020 @ Union Craft

Introductions - Old Members/New Faces

Old Business

  • General Meeting Update - Jon
    • Jon sent a letter looking for a more formal approval from the state regulators regarding our homebrew meetings. More to come.
  • Club Shirts - Max
    • Max showed off two possible designs for t-shirt assets. Club offered some feedback.

New Business/Member Announcements

  • Upcoming BaltiBrew Events
    • March - Group Brew @ Kevin’s - Saturday the 28th @ 10AM
      Brew day is still up in the air, but Kevin is excited to have folks to his new brew space.
    • April - Brubakes III @ TBD - Sunday the 19th
      Still in need of a spot. Jon is approaching Union and we discussed a backup plan or two. We will need brewing commitments soon!
    • May - Big Brew @ TBD Saturday the 2nd
      Jon could potentially host. We also discussed options to potentially team up with a local brewery like we did a few years ago.
  • 2020 MALT Bus Trip to Pennsylvania - March 21st
    Bus is about half filled up. MALT is offering a discounted ticket for members of other homebrew clubs. Sign up soon if you want to reserve your spot. https://maltbus.brownpapertickets.com/
  • Homebrewcon 2020 in Nashville - June 18-20th
  • Brew University - MD Ag Resource Council - February through March

Ed Topic

  • Fermentation 101 - Becky gave an awesome presentation about the science behind fermentation!
  • March/April will be Seibel’s Barrel Aged Sensory Panels!General Member Project - Potluck Beer Styles!
  • Later this year the club is going to coordinate a special homebrew share. Members will participate by choosing a style and brewing one to serve alongside a commercial example! Go ahead and start to think about what style you might contribute!

IRON BREWER – March is Iron Brewer Rye IPA! Bring your entry!

**Homebrew Swap!**