Brenton MacAloney

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Jan 05

Brewers from Suspended Brewing and Monument City Brewing Coming to Upcoming CSI Meetings

Be sure to save the dates as we have two exciting guests coming to upcoming CSI Meetings.  First up, on February 13th, 2018 we will have Josey Schwartz of Suspended Brewing Company in Baltimore stopping by to talk to us about their upcoming brewing operations opening in Pigtown. Then on March 13th, 2018 we will welcome …

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Jan 03

CSI Holiday Party and Brewers of the Year Celebration

The annual CSI Holiday Party and Brewers of the Year celebration will take place on Saturday, January 27th from 3pm – 7pm at DuClaw Brewing Company in Rosedale, Maryland. DuClaw has allowed us to use their taphouse to host the festivities. We will have open taps and a tour of the brewery. We have full …

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Nov 05

2014 Club Officers Needed

At the November 12th club meeting we will be voting on who will consist of the 2014 set of club officers.  Being an officer allows you some say in the future of the club and gives you an opportunity to improve the club.  In particular this year is an exciting year to be an officer …

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Oct 07

Made in Baltimore: Beer Tap Handles, Beer, and Homebrew

As part of Baltimore Beer Week, the Cross Street Irregulars (CSI) are teaming up with Mark Supik and Company, Maryland Homebrew and Raven Beer to hold a “Made in Baltimore” beer tap handles and homebrew demonstration.  At this event you can see how custom beer tap handles are made by one of the premier woodturning shops …

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Sep 22

Designing Beer with Dr. Brad Smith (aka the BeerSmith guy!)

As part of Baltimore Beer Week, CSI has lined up an awesome opportunity for all homebrewers in the area.  On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013, we will be hosting Dr. Brad Smith, author of the highly acclaimed BeerSmith brewing software, brewer with 23 years experience, host of the BeerSmith podcast, and founder of BrewWiki.com for a talk on …

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Aug 17

Group Brew Project Showcasing Unique and Exotic Hops

Pouring Beer at NHC

With the 2013 National Homebrewers Conference (NHC) being held right up I-95 from Baltimore in Philadelphia, it provided CSI club members who have never been to a national conference with an excellent opportunity to attend one.  In fact, CSI had around 20 members register to attend the event. In the months leading up to the NHC, as …

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May 07

How To Build a Keezer or Freezer Kegerator

This is a video link that I’ve been meaning to put up on the website for a while and just haven’t gotten around to it. It is a video from Northern Brewer on how to build a keezer or freezer kegerator. The video is approximately 14 minutes long, but having helped people build a keezer …

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Oct 07

T-Bonz Grille & Taphouse and Maryland Homebrew Beer Dinner

As part of Baltimore Beer Week, T-Bonz Grille and Taphouse, Maryland Homebrew, and CSI Homebrew Club members are holding a homebrew beer dinner on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:00pm.  The four-course meal will pair foods with homebrews, brewed by members of CSI.  Here is the food-beer pairings: Greeting Course – Salted Sweet Potato Chips paired …

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Mar 06

Heat up the Spring with ChiliBrew!

Our friends in BaltiBrew are brewing up version 5 of their wildly popular ChiliBrew event.  For those who haven’t been before, this is a rock em sock em good time with both a homebrew competition and chili cookoff where the money raised goes to local charities.  This rendition of ChiliBrew will benefit Baltimore Free School, Bnote, …

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Mar 06

The Clone Wars are Back!!!

Our friends at the Pratt Street Ale House and C.R.A.B.S. are running their highly successful Clone Wars Homebrew Competition again.  Last year it was the 3 Lions that homebrewers were asked to clone.  This year it is the Dark Horse mild ale. First place will receive the coveted tap handle, a $50 gift card to …

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