Meeting Minutes – March 2016

I. Call to Order

·  Welcome New Members and Guests

II. Review of Previous Minutes

III. Treasure’s Report (Dave Kirsten)

·  Coconut Cup Net Gains: $1,292.90

·  Total Funds on Hand: $5,769.02

IV. Current Business

·  Coconut Cup Wrap-up (Jorge Molina/Bob Billany)

o Thank Yous: (Bob, Scott, Jon, Dan, judges, support folks…)

o Coconut Cup was a success!

o MASH lost the cup

o Announcements: Increased participation; brew more beer & enter competitions – great source for feedback/improvement

V. New Business

·  Sprung! – Wynwood (4/2)

o Call for kegs/volunteers

·  AHA Big Brew (5/7) @ Lincoln’s Beard Brewery – Bird Road Art District

o This year’s event will honor the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot “German Purity Law”

o This year’s recipes are Northern German Altbier or Spiced beer 

o Club will provide the ingredients for participants

·  Upcoming Competitions

o Hogtown Brew-off (entry window runs 4/25-5/7)

o Check ReggieBeer for other competitions

o Florida Homebrew Circuit – MASH 4th place

·  Upcoming Events

o Miami Springs Optimist Club Homebrew Event (4/30??)

o Brew at the Zoo (5/7)

o Home Brew Con (6/9-6/11) – Registration is Open

o Veritage (10/5-10/9)

o Grovetoberfest (10/??)

o Brew FIU (11/??)

·  Proposed Changes to the Website/Social Media

o Brew Buddy Program

o Blog

o MASHups – Social events

VI. Education

·  Brewing with Experimental Hops (Bob Billany)

VI. BotY

·  Mar: Scottish & Irish Ale

·  Apr: Light Hybrid Beer (Cream Ale/American Whet/Kolsch/Blonde Ale)

VIII. Adjournment and Next Meeting

·  Next meeting: April 28, 2016