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Demonstration Brew

PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:50 am
by Imakewort
Who is up for another demonstration club brew at Marcello's? Ideas on what to brew all grain, extract or both and what type of beer. who's equipment to use? Also we could have something on tap for the public to drink, since the Gulf brew we would get a pretty good turn out and I am sure newspaper and TV coverage, and we could sell t shirts or what ever to help out the club.

PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:37 pm
by aleguy
I think extract is always good for reaching out to the public. First-time or tentative brewers might be a little intimidated by an all-grain brew. I think we should stick with a kit, preferably something appropriate to the season.

PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 4:24 pm
by triple-oh_six
Let me know when and what to bring, I'm there.
My sculpture will be done by the end of the month, I'd be happy to brew on it at marcello's but it is not gonna fit in my truck.
Hopefully by the first of 09 i'll have my tundra and it won't be a problem.

PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:13 pm
by aleguy
I think a full-blown brew sculpture is a bit much for an extract brew. Besides, the usual thing for these brews is to show how easy it is to get started. A minimum of equipment tends to be more inviting for newbies.
As usual, I can bring my caveman brewing equipment if needed.

PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:43 pm
by triple-oh_six
I agree that an extract brew would be good for noobs but we need to remember the intermediate club members as well.

I was able to participate in 3 all-grain club brews before I made the jump my self.

Just my $ .02

Prost

PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:34 pm
by aleguy
That's cool,but I always thought a demonstration brew was about getting noobs to join up, or at least start brewing. All-grain is fine with me too, but I thought of that as more of a club brew situation as opposed to a demonstration brew. Besides, club members are frequently invited to brew with the more advanced brewers, like you.

PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 10:26 am
by yeastmeister
We have been known to do both before.

PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 10:35 am
by redtail28
Lets do both. Something light.

PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:38 pm
by aleguy
Both is even better. Twice as good as one.

PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:46 pm
by redtail28
Just like the double mint twins! :wink:

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 12:59 pm
by aleguy
MMM! Mouth watering. Minty twins and double beer! :D