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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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2018 Business Meeting in Review

March 11, 2018

The MHBA had out annual business meeting this past Tuesday, March 6th at Summit Brewing. On top electing officers for the next year, there was a fantastic opportunity to experience twelve different beer off-flavors through the use of an off-flavor sensory evaluation kit the club purchased. Dave Matson and John Longballa spearheaded the tasting with people providing great information about each of the samples and how they occur. Finishing up the evening, club friend, homebrewer...

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Upcoming MHBA Events to add to your calendar

March 2, 2018

March 6, 2018 – 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM 2018 Business Meeting & Off-flavor Seminat at Summit Brewing The annual MHBA business meeting with Officer elections will happen at Summit Brewing! We will also be pairing this with an opportunity to test your palate against several common brewing off-flavors. We’ll have socializing until 6:30, and the club is providing pizza. Summit’s amazing beers will be available for purchase, and please remember to tip ridiculously well!...

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Social Event at Pryes this Wednesday

January 8, 2018

Join us this Wednesday, January 10th at Pryes Brewing for our first social event of 2018! Join us starting around 5pm at Pryes Brewing in Minneapolis. Come join the club after work. We will hang out and catch up on what everyone brewed over the holidays and what you are looking forward to next year. Around 7pm we will get a behind the scenes tour of Pryes Brewing where we can hear all about the...

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Thanks for a great holiday party!

January 7, 2018

Thanks to everyone who joined us for this past year’s holiday party! We had a great time sharing homebrew and food!  Congratulations to Cory Monson, whose Imperial Stout won the People’s Choice beverage award, and to Mike and Sue Moranz, whose garlic mashed potatoes made with beer won the People’s Choice food award.  Josh Mahoney‘s Black Currant and Honey Cider won the prize for best cider made from this year’s cider purchase, so our collective...

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