This month Devin guides us through an American style Hefeweizen. Noel, David and Matt reminisce about the old days and Sample two beers by New Glarus, as well as a home-brewed chocolate mint stout and Little Bo Pils by Smog City
This month we're getting ready for Christmas with a Christmas Ale called Nod To Noggin
This month we welcome Chris,Laura and Christina from the Bombshell Brewnuttes. They were kind enough to fill in as guest judges in our 2nd Annual New Brewer Competition. We were set up to brew a Citrus Wheat Ale, but due to circumstances beyond our control, we cancelled the brew and celebrated the New Brewer Competition
Intro music used from Apple Ilife library
"Anyone But You" written and performed by Noel Stalker Hawkins
This month we started with a milk stout, but after mashing the wrong grains, ended making a blonde. Head Brewers Jared and Bobby lead this meeting with some help from Michelle.
"I can't Get Away" written and performed by Noel Stalker Hawkins
This month we do the New Brewer's Competition. This club event gives new brewers a chance to try their skills by brewing an extract batch of beer. Watch the fun as we guide these new brewers to greatness. We also talk about the fun we had at the Southern California Homebrewers Festival.
"Yesterday" written by Noel Stalker Hawkins. Performed by Noel Stalker Hawkins with additional vocals by Matt Garry
It's time to start thinking about getting our Oktoberfest going, which is exactly what Head Brewer Jeff is doing. Jeff brings a recipe for John Palmer's Octoberfest recipe. We also have a good number of new faces at this fun meeting.
This month Head Brewer David brews a Ferocious IPA, a kit donated to us from Midwest Supply. We also taste the Rocky Redhead, which was our stein beer from January.
This month we're brewing a Maibock. Matt was supposed to be the Head Brewer, but unfortunately, his work kept him from attending the meeting. Luckily, he was able to provide the ingredients prior to brewing. So Noel took over as Head Brewer in this double decocted maibock
We start 2013 with an exciting style of beer. The mighty Stein Beer. Watch as we heat up rocks and dump them into the wort. It was a learning experience that we all had fun with. So much fun, that we plan on making the stein beer, an annual event.
It's the last month of 2012 and we've decided to finish with a big beer. Head Brewer Jeff is brewing a barleywine named Mutt Ass Barleywine. We also taste a selection of home-brews by Noel to include Sour Berlin, Ornery Saison, Gretle's a Bitter Bitch IPA and Columbus Day IPA.