This month we will be meeting at our primary location, the main room at the East Side Neighborhood Services building, 7pm Thursday the 18th. Bring a tasting glass and some homebrew to share, if you don’t have any homebrew ready, don’t sweat it, just bring a glass. If you feel compelled to bring beer grab something new or interesting from the commercially available options at your local purveyor.
We will be recapping what we have done in the last month and what we have coming up for next month, Homebrew Con!
Continue reading Monthly Meeting – May 18th
We started the month as we do with a Taproom Takeover at Urban Growler. Turn out was low but its still good to have people come out to support our local businesses.
Rahr and BSG invited us out to Rahr Malting facilities for a tour. We had a few beers at the Stube and then toured the campus. It was amazing to see acres of barley going through the malting processes.
Continue reading April 2017 Recap and Upcoming Events
We held our March meeting at Northern Brewer Minneapolis. Thanks to Northern Brewer for hosting us, and thanks to everybody that came out. We had a full house and that is really great to see.
BSG and Rahr teamed up to teach us about the history of Rahr and how brewing malts get from barley in the fields, to the bins at our homebrew shops. We really appreciate them coming out and I want to give a big thanks to Chris and Ilya for presenting.
The Club business discussions covered several topics as we progress through 2017 and approach the National Homebrew’s Conference here in Minneapolis. Remember to get your swag; for the conference and our other upcoming events. We currently have t-shirts @ $10, hats @ $15 and brewer’s shirts @50.
Continue reading March 2017
This month’s meeting will be held at Northern Brewer Minneapolis!
The educational topic this month with be MALT with our friends from BSG and Rahr.
Don’t miss it!
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55419
It has been a busy start to 2017 for the NBA!
AHA Wort Rally
On Feb 12 we took part in the AHA Wort Rally at Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis. The Wort Rallies are always a good time, but this year had something a little extra: the wort given away this year is the base wort for the 2017 HomeBrew Con Commemorative Beer.
We had great time meeting brewers from across MN, WI, IA and ND. There were some great ideas from different yeast strains, to fruit, hopping, and souring processes.
Continue reading February 2017 Recap and Upcoming Events
Lets Party, and Drink Beer!
We kick off 2017 with our Winter Party (January 21st – Noon to 4pm – Northern Brewer Roseville) Check the google group for details. At the party we are holding our High Gravity Beer Competition, Sign up link in the google group. We hope to see you there!
As a result of the party there is no regular monthly meeting in January.
Continue reading 2017 is going to be great!
2016 Winter Party – January 21st 2017 @ noon – Location Announcement Soon
2016 High Gravity Beer Competition – Must be brewed in 2016 – Must be higher than 7% ABV.
Continue reading November 2016 Re-Cap and Important Information
September 1st, we had a great gathering at Steel Toe Brewing Company. We had a fantastic turn out and closed down the tap room. As well, September this year we hosted the Big River Beer Homebrew Competition.
Big River Beer Homebrew Competition
On September 24th and 25th, we held our annual homebrew competition. Here are some of the highlights.
Continue reading September 2016 Recap and Upcoming Events
Come out to EastSide Neighborhood Services at 7pm to participate in the monthly club meeting. We will recap recent events, talk about upcoming events and introduce new business.
The education topic this month will be “Explore a Style – American Amber Ale”. We will have at least 5 commercial examples and at least 1 homebrewed example to taste and dissect.
We hope to see you there!
We resume our regular meeting schedule in 2016 with a meeting at Northern Brewer Minneapolis this Thursday the 18th at 7pm. Be sure to show up on time as the doors will be closed and locked shortly after 7pm. We will recap recent events, talk about upcoming events, learn about packaging from Northern Brewer and of course drink some beer.
This will be a great time to renew your membership if you were not able to attend the winter party as well as pick up some brewing supplies with a rare 15% off eligible items in the store.
We look forward to see you there!