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DYS Meeting Minutes – May 6, 2014

PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 10:12 am
by jimmiec
DYS Meeting Minutes – May 6, 2014

Attendance
21.5 present at the meeting.

DYS Upcoming Events (Subject to Change)
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
June 14, 2014 - BluesBerry Festival | Blue Moon Saloon serving from 6 to 9 PM
August 31, 2014 - Good Time Brewers Brew Classic - Lake Charles, LA
November 15, 2014 - Bayou Beer Fest | Houma, LA
October 4-5, 2014 - Roberts Cove Germanfest | Roberts Cove - Homebrew Comp Entry Deadline: September , 2014

Club Business
    * Treasury Report - As of 05/05/2014, DYS has $4,120.92 and $97.50 in petty cash. We spent $83.31 at Walmart for supplies for National Homebrew Day (May 3, 2014).

    * For National Homebrew Day (May 3, 2014), we held a public demonstration on how to brew an extract, partial, and brew in a bag (BIAB) beer. There was over 20 people at Marcello's and some pictures are on the DYS Facebook page at:
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater

    * Technology Committee : Jay Breaux - progress report (website and forum).

    * 2015 Bataille Des Bieres Committee - Sarah Granger - upcoming meeting on Saturday May 24, 2014 @ TBD.

    * Event Committee - Chris Richard - mead day bottling date, other opportunities.

    * Library - Jesse Livingston - $150 to purchase materials for library to bring up at next meeting.

    * BluesBerry Festival @ Blue Moon Saloon on June 14, 2014 - Volunteers to brew blueberry beer to serve at event (Justin, Jimmie, ....). The BluesBerry Festival Facebook page.

    * Organizing Tasting Tour of Lafayette @ TBD - need to decided to do a Trolley Rental ($40 per person) or Passenger Van Rental ($25). Details can be found online at the following [url=404]tread[/url]

Other Business
None.

Presentation
Justin presented a power point presentation overview of the Kolsch style.

Style of the Month
6C. Kolsch
Marcello’s provided the following beers:

Covington Brewhouse - Kolsch (6C)

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

Homebrew
Pale Ale, Saison, Kolsch, Pear Mead (sparkling), and Chocolate Stout.