January 2018 Brewzletter

SAAZ BREWZletter

January 2018

PRESIDENT’S BLOWOFF

Hoppy 2018 Brewers! The new officer board and I are getting everything up and running for the year, and let me tell you our schedule has a lot of excitement built in! We have decided that we will be doing fewer club events this year as a whole. Instead we will be focusing our efforts on our “own backyard” and doing events that make an impact in our community close to home. We will also pool more resources into club activities such as parties and trips that enhance the member experience and give you a great return on your membership dues. A new calendar will be posted on the saaz webpage as well as handed out at the meeting so everyone has a full calendar for 2018. Happy brewing!

-Brian

OFFICER MEETING MINUTES

–      Sourcing new CSAAZ medals for the next 4 years to get bulk discount.

–      Brewer of the Year- highest decorated member from circuit comps to be recognized at Chiristmas party.

–      Make List of active BJCP judges in the club and current contact info.

–      No Space Coast Craft Beer Fest this year.

NEXT MEETING

The next general club meeting will be 2 PM, Sunday, January 21st at Coasters Biergarten in Melbourne. Education starts at 1:45pm Topic: Oxidation

INTRACLUB COMPETITIONS

  • Irish Beer– March 17th @ Spring Party
  • Hopped Up – Best hop expressive beer- April 15 @ WOB
  • Lawnmower Beer- June 16th @ Summer Party
  • Probst! Best German Beer- October 20th @ SAAZtoberfest
  • Cooking with Beer! – best beer infused dish- November 18th@ Dirty Oar
  • Mead @ TBD

 Reward for winning the best beer will be a $50 gift card to Brocks Homebrew Supply! Thank you Brock for sponsoring our Intraclub Competition! 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • February 18th – SAAZ Meeting @ Iron Oak Post
  • March 17th Spring Party @ Rotary Park
  • April 13th – 15th– NHC 1st Round judging in Tampa
  • April 15th – SAAZ Meeting @ WOB
  • May 5th – Craft Brews in the Park @ Avenues Viera
  • May 20th – SAAZ Meeting @ The Broken Barrel Tavern
  • June 9th Bottoms Up Beer Run @ Wickham Park
  • June 16th Summer Party @ Pelican Beach Clubhouse
  • June 30th- (tentative) Member Bus trip to Orlando
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