October 2021 Meeting Minutes

We held our quarterly mini-club competition as well as an Oktoberfest party. We had a great showing of members, beers and food! A huge thanks goes to Ted and Jo Ann for hosting the meeting and firing up the grill for all the brats. Festbier competition results: There were 7 entries in the festbier competition.Continue reading “October 2021 Meeting Minutes”

September 2021 Meeting Minutes

Lorrey did another great job of hosting this month’s meeting! He provided snacks as well as tamales and sides which was much appreciated! In addition to the great food and beer, we had some amazing patio weather for the meeting. In all, there were 9 of us in attendance. Some updates and news from theContinue reading “September 2021 Meeting Minutes”

August 2021 Meeting Minutes

The rain made a surprise visit right around the time the meeting started, but fortunately had passed after a little while. We had some chili, coleslaw, sourdough bread with apricot preserves and honey (thanks to Ted for those additions!). There wasn’t much to discuss in the way of club business this month. Eric and TomContinue reading “August 2021 Meeting Minutes”

July 2021 Meeting Minutes

David G. hosted the meeting this month on his patio and provided us with smoked brisket, sides and plenty of snacks. Thanks David for hosting! Some topics of discussion were: Reaching out to Santa Fe Cider Works about seeing their facility and possibly hosting a meeting. We were planning on having our March 2020 meetingContinue reading “July 2021 Meeting Minutes”

December 2020 Holiday Homebrew Swap

Since we couldn’t meet in person for our annual holiday party due to COVID, we decided to do a little contactless beer swap. The brewers and their beers were as follows: Brewer Brews Brandon Cider w/ Honey – 10% ABVBarleywine – 10.1% ABVSour w/ Cherries (to those who wanted a sour) – 7% ABV AaronContinue reading “December 2020 Holiday Homebrew Swap”

December 2020 Meeting Minutes

Hey Sangres, We held another virtual meeting via Google Meet this month due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. Some of the topics we discussed were: The upcoming 2021 National Homebrew Competition. It will take place as a single round of judging in Denver, CO. Entries are $29 each and registration will take place between FebruaryContinue reading “December 2020 Meeting Minutes”

Capturing Wild Yeast in Santa Fe

This guide will walk you through the process of capturing wild yeast and bacteria that’s naturally found pretty much everywhere in nature. While I used flowers as my yeast source, you can use fruit, tree bark, your beard or just the breeze to try and harvest your own special culture. Be Smart and Safe BeforeContinue reading “Capturing Wild Yeast in Santa Fe”