PG Update: Next Meeting, Voting, Chili Cook-off

Our next club meeting is right around the corner, and it is an important one: it is time to elect next year’s board!

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
 12:00 Noon
Where: Tortugo Brewing Company, 916 W Hyde Park Blvd, Inglewood, CA.

Hyde Park Blvd is a few blocks East of Three Weavers, and just North of the iconic Randy’s Doughnuts. From La Cienega and Florence, go east on Florence about 1/4 mile, turning left at the first street. Go under the metro rail tracks, proceed to the big orange building on the East side of the street.

Commercial Style of the Month:   Spiced Beers.

Homebrew Style of the Month:   Spiced Beers.


The nominations we have received so for for the 3 elected positions:

President:  {Open}

Vice President: Elijah Barone

Treasurer: {Open}

As we advised previously, Tim Bardet is retiring as Treasurer, and Michael Musgrave recently started a new position that will be taking up significant amounts of his time.

We will accept nominations until November 15 at: board @ pacific gravity . com

Ballot # 2:  2018 CLUB MEMBER OF THE YEAR

The nominees:

Parker Waechter  (brings multiple kegs to every meeting and event)
Carl Townsend (tireless organizer of competition submissions, font of brewing information, education coordinator)
Michael Musgrave (outgoing president, sponsor acquisition specialist, lots of stuff you don’t see that keeps the club moving)
Tim Bardet (outgoing treasurer, storage unit organizer, and event supply hauler, tireless volunteer)
Elijah Barone (home-brew sharer, story teller, club cheerleader, VP nominee)

We will accept nominations until November 15 at: board @ pacific gravity . com


Come to the meeting, taste chilis, vote. Ya gotta love that.

Prizes will be awarded (and pre-chilled for immediate sharing if winner desires).

Chili Cook-off Timetable:

12:00:  Tortugo will be open for set-up, chili delivery, etc.
12:30:  Tortugo opens to public
1:00 – ?:  Chili Tasting
3:00:  Call for ballots, club business
3:15-ish:  Commercial Tasting.


December 7: First Friday at The Doughroom, Culver City

December 15: P.G. Holiday Party
Details about set-up dates will be forwarded soon.

January TBD, 2019: Annual Trip To Rob Ruben’s Distillery, El Segundo

 See you Saturday!