Announcements

Meeting on July 16th at Modist Brewing in 1 Week

July 8, 2024
Break out that spent grain or brewing ingredient recipe! Our next meeting at Modist Brewing in one week, July 16th at 6:30 PM, we are celebrating how to use brewing ingredients / spent ingredients for food! If not spent ingredients, feel free to bring some food that pairs well with homebrew!
 
Bring a dish / recipe and some homebrew to share and enjoy the company of other homebrewers. See you there!
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Cooking with Spent Grain at the July 16th Meeting

June 26, 2024
Start warming up the oven, we are having a fun theme for our July Meeting – uses for Spent Grain!
 
For our July 16 meeting at Modist Brewing at 6:30PM, bring your food / items made with Spent Grain to share to discuss how you use your spent grain off/products of your brewing (can be other off products, use hops for something?).
 
Also, don’t forget to get your Saints tickets for the September 7th Game (one of our best events of the year and you only have till Aug 5th to buy these great tickets): https://mnbrewers.com/saints-game-payment
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Iron Brewer Award Ceremony

June 13, 2024
Full Details for Iron Brewer Awards at Hackamore Brewing released below!
 
Hackamore Iron Brewer Awards Ceremony
Date: Saturday, June 22nd
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
 
It’s time to find out which beer stood out amongst the rest!
 
Hackamore Brewery is inviting all MN Homebrewers (and their guests) to the awards ceremony for the 1st Annual Iron Brewer Competition.
 
Didn’t compete this year? No problem, you are still invited!
 
All MN Homebrewer members will be able to enjoy discounts on beer the entire event from the Hackamore bar.
 
AGENDA:
1:00pm – 2:00pm : Social Hour
2:00pm – 2:30pm: Introduction of Judges and Awarding of Prizes
2:30pm – 4:00pm: Social Time
 
We look forward to seeing you all at the Awards Ceremony!
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June Events and Saints Game

May 24, 2024
Happy Friday! Lets look forward to what we have on the calendar for the coming weeks! Lots of fun planned.
June 1: Drop-off Iron Brewer Entries at Hackamore Brewing (must drop off between 11-5)
June 13 @6:30PM: Monthly Meeting at 56 Brewing
June 22 @12: Iron Brewer Awards at Hackamore Brewing
July 16 @6:30PM: Monthly Meeting at Modist Brewing
September 7: Sinning with the Saints – get your tickets ASAP: https://mnbrewers.com/saints-game-payment. Full details here:
Schedule:
Tailgating lot opens at 12PM
Game at 6:39PM
It is that time of year again for Sinning with the Saints where the MN Homebrewers Association takes over a portion of the ballpark to enjoy a game of baseball and time with fellow homebrewers.
In addition, there is always some tailgating fun prior to the game. Per usual, it will be in the tailgating lot and will be potluck style BYO food and drink. Please bring something to share.
See this link for location of tailgating lot: https://www.chsfield.com/plan-your-visit/parking
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Sinning with the Saints Tickets on Sale

April 23, 2024

Buy your tickets by August 5th! https://mnbrewers.com/saints-game-payment

Schedule:

September 7, 2024

Tailgating lot opens at 12PM

Game at 6:39PM

It is that time of year again for Sinning with the Saints where the MN Homebrewers Association takes over a portion of the ballpark to enjoy a game of baseball and time with fellow homebrewers.
In addition, there is always some tailgating fun prior to the game. Per usual, it will be in the tailgating lot and will be potluck style BYO food and drink. Please bring something to share.
See this link for location of tailgating lot: https://www.chsfield.com/plan-your-visit/parking

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Upcoming Events: Big Brew Day and Iron Brewer

April 22, 2024
Big Brew Day / Wort Share at Back Channel’s Production Facility May 4th is coming up! Bring friends, family, and some homebrew to share! Also, there will be plenty of room for brewing on site. Reserve wort here https://mnbrewers.com/wort-rally/. https://fb.me/e/3xNj5uw3G
 
And looking forward, a few dates to keep on your calendar:
Iron Brewer Competition Drop off June 1 at Hackamore Brewing. https://fb.me/e/4NjVHnwjm
Monthly Meeting at 56 Brewing on June 13th at 6:30. https://fb.me/e/XefUYDcK
Iron Brewer Competition Awards at Hackamore Brewing June 22 at Noon. https://fb.me/e/1ALjrspuw
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Upcoming Events

April 8, 2024
This Saturday at 1PM we have our Monthly Meeting at Insight Brewing! Ben Gansemer will chat about experimenting in homebrew. Homebrew is welcome to be shared! FB Details: https://fb.me/e/4YZTycWwQ
 
And looking forward, a few dates to keep on your calendar:
Big Brew Day / Wort Share at Back Channel’s Production Facility May 4th (reserve wort here https://mnbrewers.com/wort-rally/). https://fb.me/e/3xNj5uw3G
Iron Brewer Competition Drop off June 1 at Hackamore Brewing. https://fb.me/e/4NjVHnwjm
Monthly Meeting at 56 Brewing on June 13th at 6:30. https://fb.me/e/XefUYDcK
Iron Brewer Competition Awards at Hackamore Brewing June 22 at Noon. https://fb.me/e/1ALjrspuw
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Great Taste of Midwest

March 25, 2024
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Upcoming Events

March 25, 2024
Happy Monday Homebrewers! Take note of our upcoming events and meetings (T-minus 2 weeks till next meeting):
 
April Meeting at Insight Apr 13 @1PM – Ben will talk about experimenting in homebrew (https://fb.me/e/4YZTycWwQ)
Big Brew Day at Back Channel Brewing May 4 (see event for details, and reserve wort here https://mnbrewers.com/wort-rally and https://fb.me/e/46txOi0kg)
Iron Brewer Drop Off at Hackamore Brewing June 1 during business hours (https://fb.me/e/4NjVHnwjm)
June Meeting at 56 Brewing Jun 13 @6:30 (https://fb.me/e/XefUYDcK)
Iron Brewer Awards at Hackamore Brewing Jun 22 at 12 (https://fb.me/e/1ALjrspuw)
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Upcoming Events

February 12, 2024
Look forward to a bunch of fun events in the coming months from the club. With all the new faces attending, do not forget to sign up for membership: https://mnbrewers.com/membership-account/membership-levels/.
 
Upcoming Events:
Iron Brewers Competition – sign up by contacting [email protected] or [email protected]. Ingredient Pickup Mar 1 (https://fb.me/e/1nsvWweW5), beer drop off June 1 (https://fb.me/e/4NjVHnwjm), Awards June 22 (https://fb.me/e/1ALjrspuw)
Details:
Competition: 2024 Hackamore Iron Brewer
[AHA/BJCP Sanctioned Competition]
Entry Drop Off Date: June 1, 2024
Award Celebration Date: June 22nd, 2024
Greetings to all!
This year marks the first hosting of the Iron Brewer Competition by Hackamore Brewery in Chanhassen, MN. This AHA/BJCP sanctioned competition is free for all MN Homebrewer Association Members. The rules are simple…brew the predetermined style of beer, highlighting the provided competition ingredient, and turn in to Hackamore Brewery on June 1st, 2024. The beer will then be judged by a BJCP certified judge and Hackamore’s Owner and Brewers. The winner of the competition gets not only bragging rights, but their beer recipe will be created in a full batch at Hackamore Brewery in partnership with the brewers and be made available to the general public!
Reach out to Matt Johnson to register for the event.
Here’s style information for the competition:
Beer Style: Red IPA
Style Guidelines: https://www.bjcp.org/…/2015/21/21B/specialty-ipa-red-ipa/
Competition Ingredient (provided by Hackamore Brewery): Vista Hops – 8 oz per competitor
Requirements: The beer you make can contain all, or some, of the provided competition ingredients. Keep in mind that judges will be seeing who can highlight the hop varietal best in their beer, which can mean using it solo, combining it with other hop varietals, or other ingredients. We truly want the competitors to be creative in how they choose to best highlight the ingredients in their submitted beer style. Other than that, competitors can feel free to use whichever yeast or grain they feel will create the best blend of flavors in their creation.
The competition ingredient is going to be provided to all competitors free of charge. You can pick up your hops from Hackamore Brewery on March 1st. If you are unable to come to the brewery to pick up your competition ingredient, please reach out to [email protected] to have them shipped to you. We strongly encourage you to come to the brewery to pick them up, as it’s a great way to meet the brewers and talk shop!
Looking forward to a great competition!
 
Home Brew Review / Monthly Meeting – Mar 18 6:30PM at Alloy Brewing (https://fb.me/e/3mrdYXgNl)
 
Monthly Meeting – Apr 13 1PM at Insight Brewing (https://fb.me/e/4YZTycWwQ)
 
Big Brew Day – May 4 at Back Channel Brewing
 
Monthly Meeting – June 13 6:30 at 56 Brewing (https://fb.me/e/XefUYDcK)
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