CLUB MEETING @ CCHBS: MAY 17TH, 7PM – INDIA PALE ALES
Hop withdrawal? This meeting is sure to cure what ales you. Bitterness never tasted so…bitter.
BIG BREW @ CARL’S HOUSE: 3621 REDWOOD AVE, LA – MAY 26TH, 10 AM TO 6PM
Join us for another multiple-brewer event at Brewmaster Carl’s house. Focus should be on brewing lots of beers for the Summer Party. Carl will be bolting the Thermosiphon Reboiler onto his new brewstand! Is that even legal?
FIRST FRIDAY @ THE CARRIAGE HOUSE TAP ROOM: 2379 21ST STREET, LA – JUNE 1ST, 7PM TO 11PM
Dan & Anne Hakes are hosting us at their lovely home for another fun First Friday. The beers will be flowing from the Carriage House’s taps – bring some to share, too! Potluck welcomed and encouraged.
ORANGE COUNTY BREWERY ROAD TRIP: SATURDAY, JUNE 9TH – 11AM TO 5PM
We had a great time last year down this way, so let’s do it again! We’ll be visiting Bootleggers Brewery and Old Orange Brewing. Cost to ride the bus is $20. See Kurt for more info or email him at [email protected]
CLUB MEETING @ CCHBS: JUNE 21ST, 7PM – BROWN ALES
Are you down with the Brown? If you like your beers mild, malty, and easy-drinkin’, be sure to attend the June club meeting – it’s gonna be one big smoooothfest.
ON THE HORIZON:
FIRST SATURDAY @ CITY TAVERN: 9739 CULVER BLVD, CULVER CITY – JULY 7TH, 3:30PM TO 6:30PM
With over 20 beers on tap, even more in bottles, and delicious comfort food on the menu, this will be a great place to hang out on a mellow Saturday afternoon. Happy hour til 6, then the dinner crowd rolls in…
SUMMER PARTY @ NEIL’S: 12966 RUBENS AVE, MARINA DEL REY – SATURDAY, JULY 21ST, 1PM TO 9PM
Oktoberfest in July? You betcha! Join us for the first of our big parties of the year and bring your best German Potato Salad – we’ll have an informal competition and crown a winner…anybody have a crown we can borrow? Don‘t forget to brew a keg for it, too!
FIRST FRIDAY @ FOUR POINTS SHERATON LAX POOLSIDE: 9750 AIRPORT BLVD, AUGUST 3RD, 5PM TO 9PM
The Four Points always has many, many great beers on tap and in bottles, so what better than that around the pool on a warm summer night? Just don’t fall in, K?
AHA MEAD DAY @ THE CARRIAGE HOUSE: 2379 21ST STREET, LA – SATURDAY, AUGUST 4TH, 10AM TO 6PM
Mmmmm…mead. I love it, don’t you? This will be like a big brew, but instead of beer, we’ll be brewing multiple batches of that ancient and magical elixir. Perhaps you’ll find the inspiration to join us!
COMPETITIONS (email [email protected] for more info):
June: AHA National Competition Finals. Did you advance? Hope you held on to one more bottle…
July: LA County Fair. Entry deadline to be announced.
August: Club-only Competition – Porter (BJCP Category #12). Due 8/10/12.
September: Club-Only Competiton – Light Hybrid Beers (BJCP Category #6). Bring 3 bottles to the Club meeting.
September: Pacific Brewers Cup. The Strand Club is hosting this year’s comp, and entry deadline is September 6th. Brew some up for this!
October: Club-Only Competiton – Old Ales (BJCP Category #19). Bring 3 bottles to the Club meeting.
October: California State Homebrew Competition. Details TBA.