November 2017

Agenda 

  • Call to Order

    • Welcome New Members and Guests

 

  • Review of Previous Minutes

    • WAIVED

 

  • Treasure's Report (Dave Kirsten)

    • Account Balance: $ 5,169.57

    • Cash Flow: $ (377.13)

    • Paid Members: 47   (made it to 50 by end of meeting!!!)   

 

  • Current Business

    • BJCP Tasting Exam - Scheduled for December 9, 2017 (Dave Kirsten)

      • First Come/First Serve - Must pass the online exam prior to securing a spot for the tasting exam.  Opened up to all clubs. 

    • AHA Learn to Homebrew Day @ Nightlife Brewing Co: Recap (10/28/17) 

      • Received a tour of the newly opened facility.  Sampled some beers and brewed a Porter with CEO and Founder JT O’Naghten

    • Bottle Share at Bousa Brewing Recap (11/14/17)

      • Gathered for homebrew sharing

    • Election of new officers for 2018/Nominations

      • President

        • Geoffrey Shideler

      • Vice President

        • Ruben Sabater

      • Treasurer

        • Marie Waldron

        • Jorge “Mo” Molina

      • Secretary

        • Gerardo Coronel

      • Librarian

        • Chris Lopez

    • Coconut Cup opens the 2018 Florida Homebrew Circuit

      • Competition Organizer– Dave Kirsten

      • Head Judges – Scott Graham & Jon Britton

      • Cellar Master – Bob Billany

      • Head Steward – Rachel Billany

      • Swagmeister  - Matt Waldron

      • Keg Competition Coordinator – Jorge Molina

 

  • New Business

    • Upcoming Competitions

      • Check ReggieBeer for other AHA/BJCP sectioned events 

    • Upcoming Events

      • North Miami Beerfest (Brew FIU) @ MOCA Plaza: December 9th

      • Winter Solstice Party/Elections @ Union Beer Market: December 16

    • Call for new business

 

  • Education

    • Danny Smyth presented on harvesting yeast. Refer to SLACK for photos and more details.

  • VI. BotY

    • Nov: Historical Beers

      • 1st Place - Geoffrey Shideler, Kentucky Common

      • 2nd Place – Danny Smyth, Gose

      • 3rd Place – Gabriel Velez, Pre-Prohibition Porter

    • Dec: Open/BOS

    • Competition Winners:

      • Intra-Club: John Bankston Sr. (34 pts)

      • Inter-Club: Bob Billany & Dave Kirsten (43 pts)

      • BotY 2017: Geoffrey Shideler (50 pts)

 

  • Adjournment

    • Next meeting: Winter Solstice Party December 16, 2017 (@ The Union Beer Store – SW 16th Avenue and  SW 8th Street)

      • 15% off all drafts purchases / 30% off all bottle purchases

      • Food likely available