DYS Meeting Minutes – July 1, 2014

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DYS Meeting Minutes – July 1, 2014

Postby jimmiec » Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:01 pm

DYS Meeting Minutes – July 1, 2014

Attendance
14 present at the meeting.

DYS Upcoming Events (Subject to Change)
August 2, 2014 - Mead Day | (TBD)
October 18, 2014 - Gulf Brew
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 30, 2014 - Good Time Brewers Brew Classic - Lake Charles, LA - Homebrew Comp Entry Deadline: July 25, 2014
November 15, 2014 - Bayou Beer Fest | Houma, LA
October 4-5, 2014 - Roberts Cove Germanfest | Roberts Cove - Homebrew Comp Entry Deadline: September , 2014
November 15, 2014 - Bayou Beer Festival - at HISTORIC SOUTHDOWN PLANTATION in HOUMA, LA 12pm-5pm

Club Business
    * Gulf Brew asked DYS to participate in Gulf Brew again this year. It is being held downtown on October 18, 2014. We are looking for volunteers and beer donations (preferably in kegs).

    * 2015 Bataille Des Bieres - Will be on March 7th, 2015 at the Blue Moon Saloon. The homebrew styles accepted for the competition includes: Category 4) Dark Lager, Category 5) Bock, Category 10) American Ale, and Category 12) Porter.

    * Library - Jesse Livingston - Bought some new books (e.g., Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers, etc.). The books and list should be available at the August meeting.

    * Officer Positions - Due to work, Justin and Sarah need to step down as President and Vice President. They are going to stay on for a couple months to allow for a handover time. We are looking and accepting nominations for these positions. We will need to do nominations and election ASAP.

    * Organizing Tasting Tour of Lafayette @ TBD - Sounds like transportiion is being worked out. Any volunteers to contact and organize places to go (Greenroom, Parish, etc.)? Details can be found online at the following [url=404]tread[/url]

Other Business
None.

Presentation
Ray talked about his recent trip to Turkey.

Style of the Month
Category 8 — English Pale Ale, Category 10A. Pale Ales and Category 10B. Amber Ales
Marcello’s provided the following beers:

Brooklyn - Brooklyn East India Pale Ale (14A. English IPA)
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company - Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (10A. American Pale Ale)
North Coast Brewing Company - Acme California Pale Ale (10A. American Pale Ale)
Parish Brewing Company - Envie (10A. American Pale Ale)

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

Homebrew
Pale Ale.
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Re: DYS Meeting Minutes – July 1, 2014

Postby jimboud » Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:52 pm

I am sorry to hear that Justin and Sarah are stepping down. With 3 small children, it has to be tough to juggle things. I will say, though, that it took courage and hard work to move the club forward, and for that I am grateful. We needed fresh ideas, and they provided that. Many thanks!

Since we elect officers in January, maybe an "interim" Pres and VP could be elected to bring us through the year.
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