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DYS Meeting Minutes – February 4, 2014

PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 10:02 am
by jimmiec
DYS Meeting Minutes – February 4, 2014

Attendance
28 present at the meeting.

DYS Upcoming Events (Subject to Change)
February 1 & 8, 2014 - 2014 Battaille des Bieres; Entry Deadline: January 24, 2014; Judging: February 1 and February 8, 2014; Event: February 8, 2014 | Blue Moon Saloon 4 pm to close
May 3, 2014 - Big Brew for National Homebrew Day | Marcello’s (10AM)
August 2, 2014 - Mead Day | (TBD)
November 1, 2014 - Learn to Homebrew Day | Marcello’s (10AM)
November 1, 2014 - [url=404 Not Found Error]Hub City Pumpking Brew Off?[/url] | Marcello’s (10AM)
December, 2014 - DYS Christmas Party - Cajun Brewing

Local Beer Events and Competitions
February 1 & 8, 2014 - 2014 Battaille des Bieres - Dead Yeast Society | Entry Deadline: January 24, 2014; Judging: February 1st and February 8th, 2014; Event: February 8th, 2014 | Blue Moon Saloon 4 pm to close
February 15, 2014 - IRON BREWER - Brasseurs a la Maison | Tin Roof Brewing 2 to 5 pm
March 8, 2014 - 2014 Louisiana Homebrew Club Competition - Redstick Brewmasters | Categories - 4, 10, 13, 14, and 18; Entry Deadline: February 21, 2014; Judging and Event: March 8, 2014 | Mockler Beverage Co in Baton Rouge, LA (10AM)
March 10 to 17, 2014 -National Homebrew Competition First Round
March 21 & 22, 2014 - Blue Bonnet Brewoff | Entry Deadline: Feb 1 to 20th , 2014 | Event: March 21nd and 22rd, 2014
March 29, 2014 - Zapps International Beer Festival with Extraordinary Assortment of Home Brews | Rural Life Museum - Baton Rouge @ 3:30 - 6:00 PM
April 12, 2014 - Swap Meet, Pig Roast, Hang out, Brew Day - Crescent City Homebrewers | Deutsches Huas, NOLA 9 am to 5 pm
May 10, 2014 - 3rd Annual Larry Fest Twister Beer Competition - Crescent City Homebrewers| Category 21-A and Category 23; Entry Deadline: April 21, 2014; Event: May 10, 2014 | LA
August 31, 2014 - Lake Charles Homebrew Competition
November 15, 2014 - Bayou Beer Fest | Houma, LA

Club Business
Reviewed the 2014 Budget and the 2014 Bataille des Bieres

Other Business

Presentation
Justin presented a presentation on how to mash. The details can be found in John Palmer's book "How to Brew" or his website.

Style of the Month
19B. English Barleywine
19C. American Barleywine

Marcello’s provided the following beers:

Mardi Gras Bock - Abita Brewing Co. (5A. Maibock/Helles Bock)
Envie - Parish Brewing Company (10A. American Pale Ale)
Zea Pontchartrain Porter - Zea Rotisserie & Brewery (12B. Robust Porter)
Parade Ground Coffee Porter - Tin Roof Brewing Company (12B. Robust Porter)
Loup Garou - Bayou Tech (13F. Russian Imperial Stout)

James brought: Real Ale Sisyphus Barelywine.
Jay brought: KBC (Trader Joe's) Porter (12B. Robust Porter) and Trader Joe's Vienna Style Lager (3A. Vienna Lager).
Jimmie brought: Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale - Stone Brewing Co. (19C. American Barleywine)

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

Homebrew
Imperial Blonde, Brown Ale, Kolsch, IPA, Porter, and Pumpkin Ale.