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Aug Monthly meeting 8/2/23

Here is to 4 months!

Guest/New Members: 29 members and _ guest attended

Who is brewing? Club total: 659 bu’s

Record 2022 – 1474.5 bu’s

Upcoming  Events:
8/2 August Monthly Meeting @ MRBC 7:30
8/5 Mead day

8/19 August stammtisch (Jon Eckles)
Uber open Limoncello Competition 12-5 pm

8/26 Midday in the beer garden of ALes and Lagers 

@ MoonRiver Sign up @ the August SBL meeting
9/6 September Monthly Meeting @ MRBC

9/20Toast at O’Connells @ 7 pm

9/23 30th SBL Anniversary Brew Tour 

9/30  Festovall Stammtisch  @ Stovall 

10/4 October Monthly Meeting @ MRBC

10/7 October Stammtisch??

10/14 Bourbon, Brews, Blues, BBQS

11/1 November Monthly Meeting @ MRBC 7:30 pm

Domras Cup Meeting 6:30-7:15 pm

11/?? @ Burns ODark 30

11/4 Learn how to brew day (Teach a Buddy to Brew)

12/6 December Monthly Meeting @ MRBC 7:30 pm

Domras Cup Meeting 6:30-7:15 pm

12/16 Wilson’s Christmas Party  Stammtisch

12/?? MoonRiver’s Christmas Party 

New Business:

 New Secretary – Frank Russo has become the new secretary

Due to the high cost of shipping it was decided to use stemless glass for the category winners.

Ribbons and medals to be 3D printed (42 total) Ideas need to be fleshed out by Nov

Club will gather one box of domras cups for 2024 domras 

Spotlight Brewery:  


Committee Discussion: 

Pink Points / Mike’s Mentionables  Alex’s Assessment
Gene’s beer is being sent to GABF
Volunteers for the Midday in the beer garden of ALes and Lagers r need to be at the garden at 9 am 8/26

Treasurer’s Report (Gene)

Barrel Committee: (Gene, Vince, Scott, James, Jon E. ):

Echo 1 Belgian Dark 11-12-22 : 4-30-23 

Echo 2 American Barleywine 4/30-23 : …..

Delta 6  Lambic 6/22 : 7/22 

Need to discuss a replacement

  • Barrel Project Beta 1 

A new whiskey  barrel was obtained thanks to David little. 

Chris Pye and Jonathan E are honorable mentions for helping with day of. 

Need to open and decide to add more bourbon to it and plan for a brew soon

Stammtisch July Dave & Cheryl’s Richmond Hill July 15th

Mid-Year Beer Competition12 pm

Stammtisch August ( Jon Eckles ) August 19th

Uber Open Competition

Kids welcome, bring a bathing suit if you want

Bring some food and beer

Bourbon, Blues, Brew, and BBQ (OCT 14)

Sign up will be happening soon. Volunteers will be emailed if you helped last year

30th Anniversary SBL (Committee – TJ, Chris B & Henry)

9/23 Bus tour there is one seat available contact TJ if you want to go.

Leaving 11 am Kelley Tours, limited seating to 21.

Location :  Coastal Brewing

Cost : $28

Breweries: Coastal Empire Beer Co, Debellation Brewing, Service Brewing, Two Tides Brewing

Merch interest()

New Club shirts will be available come September. Order online at FB

Glasses (Chris martin)

Any updates

Registrar ( Volunteer Needed) 

If you are interested in shadowing Scott for the registrar position please contact him.  

He is looking for help with the 2024 Domras Cup and then to take over.

Without volunteers to fill the club positions we won’t have much of a club.  It doesn’t take up much of your time.  If you are enjoying being a member of the SBL, please consider a volunteer position.

SBL will buy two pitchers of beer from MR @ every meeting. 


  • Iron Brewer
    • July 1A, 1B, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D Americal / Czech lager
    • August 29 Fruit Beer
    • September 23 European Sour Ale
    • October 30B Autumn Seasonal beer
    • November – None
    • December 30C Winter Warmer, 30D Speciality spice beer
  • Uber-open cello (august)
  • O-dark 30 (oct) Brewed at Coastal Empire Brewing

Old Business:

  • Brewer of the Year award / Competitor of the year in work. Final tally to be completed by Jan meeting. TJ has the barrel staves. Look into club email for reporting this stuff in the future. Any competitions outside of the COC/Domras should be self-reported to Sonja E. Email [email protected] to get her contact info.


July – Cheryl and Dave Holesovsky
August – Jonathan Eckles

September – Stovall 9/30

October – 

November – Burns

December – Wilson

Upcoming Group Brew Day:


Tech Talk: None

General Discussion:

Uber open will allow outside competitors for 15 fee
Mead Exam possibly in Sept