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. PG’er Lee Dalton will be conducting the commercial tasting. Are you next?
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’ll be a great place to hang out on a mellow Saturday afternoon. Happy hour til 6, then the dinner crowd rolls in…
CRAFT & FOLK ART MUSEUM HOMEBREW EVENT: 5814 WILSHIRE BLVD., LA – JULY 15TH, 5PM TO 8PM
Share your homebrew and stories with perfect strangers and school ’em on our craft. This is a special event that fellow PG member Gregory Nylen is organizing. See Audrey’s web post for more info.
SUMMER PARTY @ NEIL’S: 12966 RUBENS AVE, MARINA DEL REY – SATURDAY, JULY 21ST, lPM TO 8PM
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 to find the best of the bunch. Don’t forget to brew some beer for it, too! This is YOUR party, so do your part to make it awesome – please volunteer for anything from set-up, food prep, and cooking, to front gate duty and clean-up. Signup sheets will be available at the June meeting. You can do eeet!
ON THE HORIZON:
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, lOAM 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!
CLUB MEETING @ CCHBS: AUGUST 16TH, 7PM – PORTER
Brown, robust, and sometimes, even Baltic! We’ll get down with less-than-black beer once again – expect to enjoy all shades of flavor and aroma – from mild roastiness, toffee, and caramel, to deep chocolate darkness, licorice, and dried fruit. Love this style? Then run the commercial tasting! See VP Dave Mauceli for more info.
COMPETITIONS (email [email protected] for more info):
July: Club-only Competition – Porter (BJCP Category #12). Entries due Friday, July 13th at CCHBS.
July: LA County Fair. Entry deadline to be announced.
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. 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.