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MHBA Club Members Recognized with Medals

February 16, 2019

There have been numerous club members who have done well at the recent homebrew competitions.  Thank you to all who entered Minnesota Mash-Out and Great Northern Brew Ha Ha under the banner of the Minnesota Home Brewers Association.  Congratulations to the following members who are listed below!  Special recognition goes to Colby Reineke, who cleaned up at Mash-Out, to Kevin Meintsma, who did well in both contests, and to Nathan Steigman for taking the Mead...

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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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MHBA is helping Brew For Good

July 8, 2018

Several club members jumped on an opportunity to share some homebrew and raise money for a great cause.  Josh, the founder of Good Company Brewing and organizer of Brew For Good brought together homebrewers and craft brew enthusiasts for a fun evening to raise money for charity! Thanks to all that participated!

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Great time Sinning with the Saints

July 8, 2018

Thanks to everyone who braved the rain and joined us for our annual outing to Sin with the Saints!

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Thanks to Unmapped for providing a Big Brew location

July 8, 2018

A huge thanks goes out to Derek and the entire staff at Unamapped Brewing for letting us take over part of their patio for a Big Brew session! It was fun seeing everyone’s system and trying a bunch of homebrew!

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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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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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What a Honey of a Contest!

October 1, 2017

Thanks to everyone who brought our their beer showcasing honey as an ingredient for our annual Iron Home Brewer competition at Midwest Supplies! We had an amazing collection of beverages to sample and it was fun trying everything! Congratulations to this year’s people’s choice winner, Reggie Greene, who took home a Midwest Supplies Gift Certificate. Dave Matson was our runner-up for Iron Home Brewer this year. He also took home a Midwest Supplies Gift Certificate....

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Huge thanks to Tim and all of Badger Hill

July 28, 2017

A huge thanks goes out to Tim Johnson and all of Badger Hill for hosting us earlier in July for our social event! It was fun checking out the latest creations on tap!

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Fun social event at Inbound

June 11, 2017

A huge thank you goes out to Jon Messier, Brian Priefer and everyone at Inbound for being such gracious hosts last Tuesday for our social event. Here’s a quick look back at the evening!

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