Two Exciting Events This Week

November 26, 2023
Two exciting events this week:
Monthly Meeting at Modist Brewing Event Space Wednesday Nov 29 at 6:30PM. Homebrew welcome and we will learn about Gluten Free brewing. Link:
State Fair Winning Beer Tapping at StormKing Brew Pub at 6PM Dec 1. Link:
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Happy Thanksgiving and Upcoming Events

November 20, 2023
Gobble gobble and happy (upcoming) Thanksgiving for all those who celebrate. Hope you enjoy the company of family, friends, and homebrew. Make sure to mark your calendars for all the fun and upcoming events!
Wednesday Nov 29 6:30PM at Modist Brewing – Monthly Meeting w/ Matt Cramer discussing Gluten Free Brewing (Homebrew welcome)
Wednesday Dec 20 6PM at Wandering Leaf Brewing – Monthly Meeting (Homebrew welcome)
Saturday Jan 13 5PM at Forgotten Star – Holiday Party with Potluck, Homebrew Share, and Festivities
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Monthly Meeting at Modist Brewing 11/29

November 13, 2023

It is two weeks till our next Monthly Members Meeting at Modist Brewing on 11/29 at 6:30. We will be in the lounge area and Matt Cramer will be sharing info about Gluten Free Brewing prior to some time to share some homebrew.

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MHBA Cider Buy Logistics

November 3, 2023
A few quick updates regarding logistics.
Number 12 Cider
614 N 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1236
12:00pm Start time
4:00pm Finish
Your containers need to be pre-labelled with your name. There is a VERY small paved area in front of the main entrance big enough to turn around. Part of it will be occupied by the cider trailer and the food truck, so…

We will do our best to have someone near the driveway entrance to take your offloaded containers. You should then proceed north to the other end of the building where a large parking area is located. It states that parking is not allowed, but in fact it is allowed for Number 12 guests during the weekends and evenings.

Return to the entry and find your containers.
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MHBA Cider Buy 2023

October 30, 2023

Orders have been closed as we draw near to our annual Cider Buy.

This is a reminder that the event will take place this Saturday (11/4/23), starting at noon and running until roughly 4 pm at Number 12 Cider in Minneapolis.

Bring a plastic bucket, stainless keg or similar. ABSOLUTELY NO GLASS. If you bring glass, you will be turned away, and your cider will be given to someone else. It’s a good idea to put a little starsan in your bucket in advance, and if you plan to wait before adding yeast, you might want to bring 25ppm per 5G of Potassium Sulfite and some Pectic Enzyme.

Bring apples and we’ll grind and press for fresh cider.

See you all there!

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Monthly Meeting October 23rd at Dual Citizen Brewing

October 5, 2023
Join us on October 23rd at 6:30PM at Dual Citizen Brewing for our Monthly Meeting this month! Homebrew is welcome and there will be an educational topic (TBD)!
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October 4, 2023


The arrangements are made, the details are known, and we are now getting the payment system up and running.

For what you ask?

The Minnesota Homebrewer Association Cider Buy!

Paid members will get first crack at ordering, and after a couple of days we are inviting non-members and other clubs to join us for this event and purchase. Cider can be purchased from the club website here.

Event date: November 4th, from 12pm to 4pm (ish).
Location: Number 12 Cider near the baseball stadium.
Cost: $6 per gallon in 5 gallon increments (non-refundable).

Here is a link to the Facebook event page if you prefer to go there for information:

Facebook event

I made a request for a blend oriented toward cider making based on my specifications as a cider maker. At the moment they expect to accommodate my request, but it will be subject to availability at the time of pickup on Nov. 4th. More details on this topic when they are known.

One more fun detail… We are also inviting you to bring apples if you wish to make cider from scratch. We will have our high capacity apple grinder at the event along with 2 or 3 apple presses.

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Two Events This Week

September 24, 2023
Exciting week ahead with two events – and both you can bring your homebrew to share!
Tuesday Sep 26th at 6:30 – Meeting at Hackamore. They will talk about the brewery, their beer, and we can share homebrew (but make sure to also support the great folks at Hackamore!). Event Link:
Friday Sep 29th at 6:30 – Iron Brewer Awards at HeadFlyer Brewing. Learn who gets to brew on the commercial system with HeadFlyer by winning the competition and share your homebrew! We will be setup in the brewhouse. Awards promptly at 7pm.
They also give HH pricing to all AHA and MHBA members, so support the brewery as well! Event Link:
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Upcoming Events

September 18, 2023
Two upcoming events next week:
1. Our monthly meeting – this month at Hackamore Brewing @6:30PM on Tuesday September 26th. Homebrew welcome! No special topic, but I’m sure the Hackamore folks would be happy to nerd out.

2. Iron Brewers Award Ceremony – share homebrew and learn who  won this years Iron Brewer Competition for Brown Ale at HeadFlyer Brewing on Friday September 29th at 6:30PM. Winner gets brew at HeadFlyer!!!
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Brown Ale Iron Brewer Competition

August 10, 2023
Enter your best Brown Ale to win the chance of a lifetime – to brew it on a commercial scale at HeadFlyer Brewing!
Submit a Brown Ale to HeadFlyer by September 22 using the form found here to this event following BJCP Guidelines.
Awards Ceremony will be September 29 at 7PM at HeadFlyer Brewing.
If any questions, please reach out.
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