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March Mashness 2014 Results

March 23, 2014

BOS – Beer 3rd Sean Kampshoff                   Barrel Aged Dead Hand Stout                  22C: Wood-Aged Beer LIGHT HYBRID (8 entries) 1st Brett Glenna                            Cream Ale                                            ...

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2014 Midwinter Homebrew Competition

March 23, 2014

German Wheat & Rye (19 entries) 3rd  Chris Smith                Wheat Is Murder               15A: Weizen/Weissbier

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The Great Northern Brew Ha Ha – 2014 results

March 23, 2014

European Ambers (11 entries) 2nd Chris Smith                                Dusseldorf Alt         7C: Dusseldorf Altbier Light and Amber Hybrids (16 entries) 1st Brett Glenna                               Cream Ale                 6A: Cream Ale Scottish and Irish (17 entries) 2nd Brett...

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March 23, 2014

2014 Upper Mississippi Mashout Final Results   Amber Hydrid (15 entries) Josh Mahoney Second Place Chris Smith Third Place Scottish Ales (9 entries) Brett Glenna Third Place UK Dark Ales (24 entries) Brett Glenna Second Place American Amber Ale (18 entries) Jim Lindborg Second Place Mild & S English Brown (21 entries) Brett Glenna Third Place Porter – Brown & Robust (34 entries) Jason Blake Third Place Strong Roasty Ales (17 entries) Sean Kampshoff First...

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MN Homebrew Legislation

March 18, 2014

Please contact your State Senator and State Congressman and ask them to support the following bills currently being introduced in the house and senate: House Bill HF2999 Senate Bill SF2604 There’s a great website available to help you find the names and contact information for your Minnesota State Legislators: Currently in Minnesota Law, homebrew is not allowed to be legally transported outside of the home. Not to competitions, not to club meetings, not even to...

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Announcement – Volunteers needed for NHC First Round Judging

March 5, 2014

Once again Minnesota is one of the locations hosting first round judging for the National Homebrew Competition. We are looking for people interested in helping as Judges and Stewards. Judging will take place April 11 through April 12. All volunteers helping this year get a first shot at the National Homebrew Convention next year! Check out the calendar event for more information on the event and links to registration.

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Reminder – Social Event At Sociable Cider Werks

March 5, 2014

A quick reminder that the Social event at Sociable Cider Werks is happening Thursday, March 6th. The weather looks to be great and no snow storms will interrupt us this time! Check out the calendar event for all the details!

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Announcement – Free Advanced Screening of Draft Day

March 5, 2014

Our President Emeritus, Michael Cote, has found another free advanced movie screening for us. Next Thursday, March 13, we have been invited to screen the movie Draft Day. The calendar event has all the details, including the link and code to pick up your free passes!

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New: Renew your membership instantly online

February 26, 2014

Still haven’t renewed your 2014 MHBA dues? There is a brand new way to renew your dues instantly online. When you renew online, you get your membership card instantly via email, plus you have the option of renewing for 3 years at a discounted rate! Go find out more about membership or renew your membership now!

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Congratulations to all Mashout Winners

January 29, 2014

Congratulations to everyone who entered beer, mead and cider in the 2014 Upper Mississippi Mashout! A big congratulations to everyone who medaled as well! For those unfamiliar with Mashout, it is one of the largest homebrew contests in the country, drawing nearly 1000 entries from coast to coast. Mashout was started in 2002 and is sponsored by the Minnesota Homebrewers Association and the St Paul Home Brewers Club. Judges and volunteers from around the region,...

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