May Meeting Notes

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May Meeting Notes

Postby timbossenbroek » Wed May 15, 2019 3:02 pm

BUZZ Meeting Minutes, May, 2019

Old business:
If you want any shirts, please contact Jackson - $8 for t-shirts. There are no more work shirts available

Glasses - Tim
$ 4 per glass, Pay in cash to myself or Mattox, or paypal to
Please present some form of evidence of payment when collection glasses

Barrel update - Bryan and Tim brought the barrel back and it was filled soon after with very tasty imperial stout. A sample shared at the meeting revealed it needs more time in the barrel.

Competition update - Larry

Friday Judges social - @ Adam’s house,1807 Benodot St, Champaign, IL 61822, 6:00 pm Friday night. Sign up here to let everyone know what food / beer you are bringing:
Request for Judges and Stewards. If you can be a judge or steward, please sign up soon by registering on the competition website:

June Happy hour will be at Triptych on Wednesday, June 5 following the competition beer sorting and organization (5 or 6).
Sorting and organizing entries Triptych, June 5
Start time: 4:00 pm
Bring six pack holders and case boxes

Entry Drop off: You can drop your entries off at the Triptych Memery during business hours from May 21 to June 6.

Coolers needed - We need picnic coolers with ice packs (no loose ice) for the competition. Contact Jackson if you have any we can use.

Off flavor tasting: Jackson will be hosting an off flavor tasting June 2 at 2 PM at his place.. Spots are limited. They will go first to those who are judging and/or participating in the judging class and then opened to club members. It will be free to those judging and require a small fee for others. Sign up here. Look for Jackson’s email from more information.
Hosting Judges: If you can host an out of town judge or two, please let Jackson know.

Judging class - Adam - Next class ?

New website:

Key features: Automatic reminders for meetings, happy hours and other events.
Notifications about posts on the forum
Let me know if you want your new account hooked up with your old account. I’ll need your old username and your new one.

New Business:
Happy Hour:
May 22@ the Blind Pig Brewery on Neil @ 6 pm
June 5 @ Triptych following entry organizing ~ 5 or 6.

Future meetings
No meeting on June 8 because of the competition - come to happy hour or the judges social or join us at Triptych after the competition on Saturday
Jun, 6/20/2019 Riggs
Jul, 7/18/2019 25 O’Clock
Aug, Sept - Triptych (needs to be confirmed yet)

New business / Questions / News
Triptych’s 6th Anniversary party will be sometime this summer or fall.

Honey purchase - Greg will be purchasing some bulk honey from Dutch Gold. Keep an eye on the forum and email if you are interested.

Jackson will be selling off his brewing equipment in preparation for his move to Amsterdam. Keep an eye on the facebook page.

Congratulations to Ian and Larry for winning medals in the first (regional) round of the National Homebrew Competition of the American Hombrewers Association. Ian won one medal and Larry won three. They will be sending their entries on to the finals which will be on June 27.

A big “thanks Mate” to Dan for his presentation on Australian Sparkling beers

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