September 2017

AGENDA

  • Call to Order

    • Welcome New Members and Guests - none present

 

  • Review of Previous Minutes  waived

 

  • Treasure's Report (Dave Kirsten)

    • Account Balance: $ 5,001.81

    • Cash Flow: $ (544.81)

    • Paid Members: 46      

 

  • Current Business

    • Commander Saaz 2017 (Cocoa Beach) Results

      • Geoffrey Shideler - International Amber Lager  Gold

      • Geoffrey Shideler - American Amber – Silver

    • BestFlorida Beer 2017 (Tampa) - Registration Period: Closed; Judging October TBD

    • Florida Homebrew Circuit - 5th place

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

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

      • Suggest taking the online exam ASAP

 

  • New Business

    • Upcoming Competitions – n/a

    • Upcoming Events

      • Grovetoberfest @ Coconut Grove: October 14 (Dan Barrett)

      • BotY categories for 2018 (Dave Kirsten) – Look for email to vote on

      • Coconut Cup 2018  - need members to be more involved with judging, sorting, etc…

      • Election of new officers for 2018

        • Nominations in November

        • Election in December

      • Call for new business

 

  • Education

    • How to Build a “Keezer” (Geoffrey Shideler)

 

  • B.O.T.Y

    • Sep: Standard American Beer

      • 1st Place –  Gabriel Velez – American Lager

      • 2nd Place – Chris Lopez – American Wheat

      • 3rd Place  Danny Smyth – Cream Ale

    • Oct: German Wheat Beer

    • Current Standings:

      • Intra-Club: John Bankston

      • Inter-Club: Bob Billany & Dave Kirsten

      • BotY 2017: 3 horse race - Bob/Dave - Geoffrey  John

 

  • Adjournment

    • Next meeting: October 26, 2017 (@ The Beard)