The Guild will have a table at Club Night. Any club may show up with beer to serve or just hang out. If you have theme ideas or want to volunteer, please contact your club’s Guild Rep! There are still tickets available too, http://www.ahaconference.org/
Bring homebrew, tastings and tours of Heavy Seas, winners of the Heavy “C”s homebrew competition announced. Register for the homebrew comp or RSVP for the rally at www.AHARally.org.
2 confirmed vendors so far: Melinda Byrd (from MHL) of ByrdCall Studio will have her famous hand printed Hop Tshirts and other beer/wine related items for sale. And yours truly will be there selling food from LnL Catering.
Spirit of Free Beer organized by BURP, Judging on 5/17. Still time to enter or volunteer to judge:http://brew.burp.org/Events/SpiritofFreeBeer2014.aspx
Battle of the Bubbles organized by FOAM, NEW DATE for First Round judging: May 24th. Due to conflicts with other local competitions, judging has been pushed back one week. That also means you have an extra week to enter! Entries are due by Noon on 5/17 to Flying Barrel or MdHB. Updated event poster is attached and website to register or volunteer is http://bob.brewcomp.com
Beer Fest season is upon us. Heavy Seas has asked for help for upcoming festivals throughout the season. Volunteering usually involves serving beer, helping setup or take down and you get into the beer event for free! No specific events yet but if you are interested in being on our Beer Fest volunteer list, please shoot an email to Les,FSHCG@yahoo.com.
It is that time of year again for membership dues and we’re making it easy for those of you that are looking to pay online. There is link through the Membership Page to pay your dues through PayPal. It is $26 for individuals and $36 for couples.
Membership dues help us fund events and keep things interesting for you guys. In the last few years we’ve had an increase in club projects, guest speakers and new activities; these wouldn’t be possible with out your guys’ support. Please take a few minutes and renew your dues to help keep us going.
The competition results from February are now up on the competition page!
It’s not too late to aim for brewer of the year!
In case you missed anything so far this year, the 2014 meeting notes for January and February are now posted:
CSI has the opportunity to participate in two charity events. Please see the events calendar for more information.
Knights of Columbus event will be held on 3/22 from 5:30 to 9:30 PM
Location is the Columbia Interfaith Center in the Village of Wildlake
About 160 attendees are expected
MDHB to supply ingredients for 10 gal batches. Brewer keeps 5 and donates 5 to the event.
The event benefits the Tanzanian Children’s Project
Brewers and MDHB get to participate in the event pouring beer, talking to guests, and promoting home brewing and beer appreciation
KOC has already cleared the event with ATBF. Understanding is that beer is donated and there are no sales.
Hampstead Hill Academy Silent Auction on March 29th.
We’re looking for brewers willing to auction off a brewing lesson!
Maryland Homebrew will provide the extract kit, all you need to do is spend an afternoon teaching someone to brew and another afternoon teaching them how to bottle!
The actual silent auction will take place March 29th. Brewing lesson scheduling is up to you and the auction winner.
All proceeds benefit the Hampstead Hill Academy.