I. Call to Order
Welcome New Members and Guests
II. Review of Previous Minutes
Treasurer absent, but we are in good shape.
IV. Current Business
Coconut Cup 2017 Recap (Jorge Molina/Bob Billany)
Jon & Alissa Britton
Gold Medal - English Barleywine (Best of Show!)
Dave Kirsten & Bob Billany
Gold Medal - Baltic Porter
Silver Medal - Helles Bock
Bronze Medal - Kolsch
Silver Medal - Ordinary Bitter
John Bankston (First medal!)
Gold Medal - Blonde Ale
Daniel Kinard (First medal!)
Silver Medal – Marzen
Marie Waldron (First medal!)
Silver Medal -Specialty IPA
Christopher Lopez (First medal!)
Bronze Medal - Double IPA
Florida Homebrew Circuit - 4th place
V. New Business
National Homebrew Competition (NHC) - Registration Period: Closed
Regional Judging - Tampa, FL - Mar 24-26
Hurricane Blowoff 2017 (Palm Beach) - Registration Period: Closed
Railroad - Mar 24-26
Regional Judging - Palm Beach, FL - Mar 31-Apr 2; Apr 7-8
– Encourage all members to help out.
Sprung! @ Wynwood - Apr 1 (sign-up form on MASH website)
Homebrew Con @ Minneapolis, MN - Jun 15-17 - Registration Opens Mar 7
AHA Big Brew - LBBC - May 6
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
Hops for a group brew/project/experiment
MASH was offered experimental hops to brew a S.M.A.S.H beer.
There was enough interest from members to follow up and obtain more information.
Call for new business
Beer Style: Czech Lagers
Matt Waldron presented on history and progression of classic Pilsner styles including German, Czech and American.
Sampled commercial examples of German, Czech and American Pilsners.
March: Czech Lagers
place – Geoffrey Shideler – Czech Dark Lager
place – Danny Smyth – Czech Dark Lager
Place – Michael Moussa – Czech Pale Lager
April: Dark British Beer/Irish Beer/American Porter & Stout
VIII. Adjournment and Next Meeting
Next meeting: April 27, 2017