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 resulting beverage will be released Thursday at Torg from 6-9!

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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 a social hour.  Dinner at 7:00.  Get out before 9:00.

This Sunday (the 8th)–brew with Al Boyce at 10:00 a.m.  Contact alboyce (at) for information.  We are hoping that many club members will host a brew day for interested parties once in a while.  It gives people a chance to see other brewers’ methods and equipment.

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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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Social Event at Number 12 Cider

July 18, 2019

Come one, come all, to the casual social event!  This is different from a meeting in that it’s really just club members and interested drinkers hanging out somewhere, but there is no set agenda.

MHBA Social Night @
Number 12 Cider

Tues Aug 20, 6pm, tour at 7pm

Number 12 Cider
614 N 5th St
Mpls, MN 55401
(North Loop)

Tour with Stephen Hance, or his partner, Collin.

Al will talk about new BJCP Cider Judge Certification.

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All-Club Camp-Out; first weekend in August; near St. Cloud!

June 25, 2019

If you like drinking homebrew outside, then you and your family do NOT want to miss the camp-out.


All-Club Camp-Out!


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