April 2017

I. Call to Order

  • Welcome New Members and Guests

 

II. Review of Previous Minutes

WAIVED

 

III. Treasure's Report (Dave Kirsten)

  • Account Balance: $ 6,089.63

  • Cash Flow: $ 542.93

  • Paid Members: 38

  • Gave out $600 in Gift Certificates ytd for medal winners

 

IV. Current Business

  • Hurricane Blowoff 2017 Recap (Jorge Molina)

    • Matt Waldron

      • Gold Medal - British Bitter

    • Marie Waldron

      • Bronze Medal - IPA

    • John Bankston

      • Silver Medal - British Bitter

    • Geoffrey Shiedler

      • Bronze Medal - Czech Dark Lager

    • Dave Kirsten & Bob Billany

      • Silver Medal - Kolsch

      • Bronze Medal - Baltic Porter

  • Florida Homebrew Circuit - 4th place

  • NHC 2017 - First Round (Jorge Molina)

    •  Dave Kirsten & Bob Billany

      • Bronze  - Best Bitter

    •  Daniel Morales 

      • Silver - Sweet Stout

      • Bronze - Dark Mild

    • Alvaro Rodriguez

      • Silver - Experimental Beer

 

V. New Business

  • Upcoming Competitions

    • Hogtown Brew-off 2017 (Gainesville)- Registration Period: May 1-15

    • Sunshine Challenge 2017 (Orlando) - Registration Period: May 1-29

  • Upcoming Events

    • Brew at the Zoo - May 6.  MASH will not be present. 

    • Homebrew Con @ Minneapolis, MN - Jun 15-17

  • AHA Big Brew - LBBC - May 6

    • Let Mo know by Friday if participating

    • MASH will purchase the ingredients and have available at Lincoln’s Beard on Saturday

  • BJCP Tasting Exam - Scheduled for December 2017

    • First Come/First Serve - Must pass the online exam prior to securing a spot for the tasting exam

    • Open to everyone, not just MASH members

  • Hops for a group brew/project/experiment

    • Marie Waldron followed up and will let the group know when there is more information

  • Communication

    • A slack account has been set up for MASH, so join the group.

  • Call for new business

    • Marie Waldron spoke about a collaboration brew she did with fellow member Josh Hubner, Lincolns Beard and Kat from M.I.A.  The beer is a pre-prohibition style Cream Ale tapping on May 14th.   

 

VI. Education

  • n/a

 

VI. BotY

  • Apr: Dark British Beer/Irish Beer/American Porter & Stout

    • 1st Place – John Bankston Sr., Irish Red

    • 2nd Place – Michael Moussa, Sweet Stout

    • 3rd Place – Chris Lopez, Imperial Stout

  • May - Pale American Ales

 

VIII. Adjournment and Next Meeting

  • Next meeting: May 25, 2017