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DYS Meeting Minutes – April 3, 2012

PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:47 am
by jimmiec
DYS Meeting Minutes – April 3, 2012

Attendance
23 people were present at the meeting.

DYS Upcoming Events (Subject to Change)
May 5, 2012 - Big Brew for National Homebrew Day | Marcello’s (10AM)
November 3, 2012 - Learn to Homebrew Day | Marcello’s (10AM)

Local Beer Events
May 19, 2012 - Louisiana Beer Fest - Lake Charles - Also Cajun Classic Home Brew Contest
June 2, 2012 - WYES International Beer Tasting | New Orleans
July TBD - Gulf Brew | Lafayette
Avenue Pub seems to always having a special beer tasting | New Orleans
2012 Lone Star Circuit

Club Business
A DYS club brew is scheduled for May 5, 2012 (Big Brew for National Homebrew Day). We will probably be brewing an all-grain and an extract beer. Anyone is welcome to come brew, help brew, grill, and / or brew your own homebrew.

DYS sponsored and hosted The 2012 Louisiana Homebrew Clubs Brewing Competition. Details and results can be found on the DYS Forum.

Presentation
Yeastmeister did a presentation on types of mills and roller gaps.

Style of the Month
20. Fruit Ales and 17. Fruit Lambic - Marcello’s provided:
Sam Adams – Blackberry Witbier (Marcello's)
Sam Adams – Cherry Wheat (Marcello's)
Bayou Teche – Grenade (Marcello's)
Fort Collins Brewery – Pomegranate Wheat (Marcello's)
Tillmans – Frambroise (Marcello's)
Tillmans – Strawberry (Marcello's)
Lindemans - Peche Lambic (Marcello's)
Lindemans - Frambroise (Marcello's)

Descriptions of all the BJCP beer styles can be found on the BJCP website.

Homebrew Served
Milk Stout, Scottish Ale, Berliner Weisse, and Acorn Ale