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Thanks for a great 2018

January 4, 2019

Happy New Year! Thanks to everyone who joined us for this past year’s holiday party at Summit Brewing! The new location was a fantastic place to share homebrew, food and listen to the Jazz Central Trio. Congratulations to Gera Exire LaTour for winning the People’s Choice Beer/Mead award for her Tart Cherry Mead, Lloyd McIvor and his delicious cider for winning the People’s Choice Cider award and Jeff Kalchik for winning the People’s Choice Food...

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See you at the Holiday Party Saturday?

December 4, 2018

It’s time for the 2018 Holiday Party! For the first time since recorded history, the holiday party will NOT be at the CSPS hall. This year, we will be heading to the Summit Brewing Training Facility, right behind the Summit Rathskeller Taproom. It will still be an awesome potluck event with live music, home-brewed beer, mead and cider and lots of fun! We will also have the ability to purchase Summit Beer! If you aren’t...

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Time is running out for Cider

October 24, 2018

Our annual Learn to Brew day and Cider Pickup are fas approaching. That means your time to order cider is almost up. Not sure how to make cider or need some assistance? Go check out our Getting Started with Cider article or jump on the Facebook Group and ask a question! We have a bit more cider left for purchase and we are close enough that we are opening cider purchases to everyone regardless of...

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2018 Holiday Party Details Announced

October 23, 2018

The details for the 2018 Holiday Party have been announced and it’s sure to be a hit! For the first time since recorded history, the holiday party will NOT be at the CSPS hall. This year, we will be heading to the Summit Brewing Training Facility, right behind the Summit Rathskeller Taproom. It will still be an awesome potluck event with live music, home-brewed beer, mead and cider and lots of fun! We will also...

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It’s Cider Time!

September 30, 2018

The weather is getting colder, the leaves are starting to fall. That can only mean it’s time to make Cider! Once again MHBA members are able to purchase fresh-pressed, unpasteurized cider and pick it up on Learn-to-brew-bay/Cider Day at Barley John’s Brew Pub on Nov 3rd. As usual, initially cider is available for pre-purchase only to MHBA club members. As we get closer to distribution day we may open that up to non-members. You can...

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What’s happening this month

July 10, 2018

Hi Home Brewers! It’s time to check in on some fantastic upcoming events that you need to get on your calendar and catch up on some recent happenings Upcoming Events MHBA at Boom Days Some club members will be giving a home brew demo at Boom Days on July 15 at Boom Island Brewing in Minneapolis. Club members Jon Hunter and Cory Monson will be doing a BIAB demo of a Patersbier. Come hang out,...

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It’s time for Big Brew

April 30, 2018

What’s better than Big Brew Day with the Minnesota Home Brewers Association? How about two Big Brew Days! Big Brew Day at Lift Bridge Coming up this weekend on Saturday, May 5th we will be heading to Lift Bridge to join them for their annual Big Brew Day celebration. Whether you are there to brew, to share homebrew, to grab some Lift Bridge beer or just to hang out, swing by with the family and...

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Last Call for Saints Tickets

April 30, 2018

It’s that time. We are wrapping up selling tickets for our annual outing to CHS field to visit the St. Paul Saints! You don’t want to miss this event! What could be better than hanging out on a warm summer afternoon, enjoying some homebrew, a delicious brat, then heading in to watch a baseball game! Purchase your tickets to the Saint Paul Saints game now. If you don’t purchase your tickets this week, there will...

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Are you ready for April’s Homebrew Review?

March 29, 2018

Are you ready? Coming up on April 10th the MHBA is taking over Alloy Brewing in Coon Rapids for our annual Homebrew Review. What’s the Homebrew Review? Think if it like a beer festival where you are the brewer! Bring your best beers, most interesting beers or what you are enjoying showing off right now and join us for a great night of homebrew at Alloy Brewing! The first 50 dues-paid MHBA members get a...

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Big Brew at Lift Bridge May 5th

March 28, 2018

May 5th is the American Homebrewer Association’s annual Big Brew Day, an effort to get as many people around the world all brewing beer at the same time. We will be celebrating with Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater. This is a chance to join thousands of homebrewers around the country in celebration of homebrewing. Currently a homebrewer? Sign up for one of the limited number of spots to brew onsite at Lift Bridge. In addition, Lift...

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