Toast: May we always be grateful for the past, find joy in the present, and remain excited for the future.
Guest/New Members: 29.5 members (baby), 1 new (Paula)
Who is brewing?
Record 2022 – 1474.5 BUs
2023 club total 10 BU
1/4 January domras cup meeting 6:30-7:15 @MRBC
1/4 January Monthly meeting 7:30-9 @MRBC
1/21 January Stammtisch @ TJ Clines
1/22 Domras sorting @ Wilsons house 1pm
2/1 February domras cup meeting 6:30-7:15 @MRBC
2/1 February Monthly meeting 7:30-9 @MRBC
2/3 Domras Cup pre judging 5pm @Thomas & Hutton 50 Park of Commerce Way Savannah, GA 31405
2/4 Domras Cup 8am @Thomas & Hutton 50 Park of Commerce Way Savannah, GA 31405
3/1 March Monthly meeting 7:30-9 @MRBC
3/18 March stammtisch @ Roger’s house
Brewer of the year
5) Gene Edwards 97.5
4)Tj Cline 98
3) Bill Austin 98.5
2) Roger Booze 112
- Levi Van Pelt 136
Competitor of the year
1) Bill Austin with 53 points
2) TJ Cline with 38 points
3) Jonathan Eckels with 27 points
- 2023 competition outside of the club – stovall
Bill volunteered to head a consolidated Competitions Committee for 2023. Will encompass Iron Brewer, distributing SHA, NHC, and club only competition info, and organizing club efforts to ship or deliver consolidated entries.
- Henry offered a 15% discount for any batch of beer brewed for a competition entry.
January: coastal empire
February: two tides or southbound
Look at Lot 9
Moon River Brewing company (Alex’s Assessments, Pinks Points, Jeff’s jibberish)
Mike has moved over to Service Brewing Company, Alex is now the head brewer! Moon River has also hired Jeff Nye the Brewing guy as a new brewer. Roggenbier is fresh on tap, Levi’s Dubbel will be on tap second week of January. The Bomb Dry Irish Stout (previous World Beer Cup Gold) is coming soon.
Treasurer’s Report (Gene)
If you pay your dues for 2023 by March and are paid up for 2022 there may be something special for you.
Barrel Committee: (Jon E.):
· Barrel Project Delta 6 (sixth run our first barrel) Lambic, all contributions currently in barrel. Went into the barrel June 22
- Barrel Project Echo 1
Belgian Dark Strong recipe.
The barrel was is filled on Nov.12
Pull date is 2-3 months, tasting will start in January
Jon E. to plan a tasting date
- Echo 2
Do we know what we want to do as our next brew?
Zymurgy Article (Meridith)
- Still waiting to hear back, no update
Had almost a full 14 year vertical of big foot
1/21 in Rincon/Pooler
Merch interest (Bryan)
Black t-shirts are all sold out
What does the club want for 2023?
More stickers? More glasses? More tshirts? More “Brewers Shirt”?
plan on creating a new sticker for the participants of the barrel projects.
Domras is February 3rd– 4th we will be having
New location is the Thomas & Hutton 50 Park of Commerce Way Savannah, GA 31405
We have a pre judging and day of, please sign up on the competition site to be a judge or steward
· Iron Brewer: consolidated under Competition Committee
- January: New Year New Beer, Experimental Beer
- February: Belgian style ale
- March: Irish Stout or Red Ale
· 2023 Comps
o Looking at March comp that will qualify for GABF Pro-Am entries.
o National Homebrew Competition registration opens 24 JAN, we will have someone to drive entries to Tampa. Bill has previous NHC competition analysis, contact him if interested.
ReBrew is happening
Fall Club Germany trip (Chris)
As of the January meeting this is no longer happening as a club event
If you are interested in shadowing the registrar position, contact Scott.
He is looking for someone to help with domras and take it over in 2024.
January: Tjs house
February: No stammtich, Domras
March: Roger Booze March 19th
Beauty comp at domras
Possibly one in march tied to moon river so they can send it to GABF
Group Brew Day:
Do we want to plan one?
NHC is in San Diego this year, end of June
January: Cheryl – Keviek Yeast
February: Brewing with Spices by Bill Austin