January 31, 2020

Adam Bystrom, Josh Mahoney, and other MHBA members did the club PROUD at Mash-Out! Thank you to everyone who entered under the club name, and congratulations to the following members whose wares were deemed medal-worthy. Josh Mahoney took second in Best of Show Mead, Adam Bystrom won TEN(!) mead medals, and Kevin Meintsma and Anthony Davis each also won a mead medal. Paul Dienhart and Colby Reineke each won two medals for their beers! The...

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Free bowling party for members and their families

January 23, 2020

Bring the family for some free bowling in a Catholic church basement!  Shoe rental is your responsibility, but it’s only $2/pair.  Sunday, February 16th.  Check the article for more details. Growlers, Crowlers, and Bowlers!  

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Come to Torg Brewing Thursday for Nathan Steigman’s Dark IPA aged on hickory

December 9, 2019

To get your tastebuds ready for Saturday’s Holiday Potluck Party at Summit, please come to Torg Brewing this Thursday.  In September the club held the Iron Brewer competition, and this year’s mandatory ingredient was wood.  Torg agreed to brew the best entry that the law and their systems allow, and Nathan Steigman’s Dark IPA aged on hickory was selected.  Nathan went to Torg in October to help brew a version of his recipe, and the...

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Holiday Party with live music at Summit: Saturday, December 14th; 6-9 p.m. Brew with Al THIS Sunday (the 8th)!

December 6, 2019

You DO NOT want to miss this event!  Long-time club member Jim LaRocque’s band The Cheese Bots will be performing. This is in Summit’s testing room, which is in the newer building BEHIND the older brewery and ratskeller. Please DO NOT bring commercial beer or ANY wine.  Homemade beer, mead, and cider are welcome. Bring a delectable homemade potluck item! Bring the family!  Play Pin the Homebrew in the Snowperson’s (stick)-hand. Doors at 6:00 for...

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Carpool to the Double Social? Wednesday, November 20th

November 12, 2019

Let’s leave the loop and go drink some club members’ professional beers, eh?  Some carpooling might be in order as we head south and west to u4ic and Roets’ Brewery on the 20th.  Homemade beverages are welcome at both stops, as these venues are open just for us that evening!  Tim Roets will have a prize for his favorite homemade beverage . . .

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November cider and double-social

October 30, 2019

Two fun club events this month!  First up, on Saturday, it’s the annual Learn-to-Brew event at Barley John’s.  Pre-ordered cider will be distributed at this event. Then, on the 20th, we head to not one, but TWO club members’ breweries.  We’ll visit u4ic and Roets’ Brewing. Check for all the details.

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CANCELED–Saturday’s Brew with the Prez CANCELED!

October 9, 2019

Regretfully, the club president Dave Matson has a cabin heating emergency that requires his attention this Saturday.  Look for a make-up date coming soon . . . Get your cider orders in NOW!!

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Brew with the President . . . the CLUB President, that is . . .

October 4, 2019

Fall Club Brewday with the Prez   October 12th–Brew Day! November 2nd–Cider distribution at Barley John’s.  Membership and pre-purchase required. Cider Buy & Learn to Brew

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Woodn’t it be nice to meet?

September 19, 2019

Tuesday the 24th!  Bring your wood-brewed beverages, or just bring your family and friends and JUDGE the wood-brewed beverages.  Bring your miscellaneous homemade beverages.  But do come to Number 12 Cider at 6:00 Tuesday! And contact Kevin to order your wood items for brewing.  Now!  🙂 Iron Brewer Wood Challenge–Advance sales of wood products

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Wood-Brewing Product Purchase; Iron Brewer; Double Social; Club Brew; Cider Buy; Holiday Party

September 7, 2019

Boy, do we have a lineup of opportunity for all y’all!  First and foremost, think WOOD.  Kevin Meintsma is organizing a club group purchase of wood brewing products, and the Iron Brewer competition (with wood-beverage entries) is the 24th. Wood Product Club Purchase  

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