Entries by Carl Townsend

Entry Window Open for 2021 Pacific Brewers Cup

Greetings Fellow Hombrewers: After more than a year-long hiatus, October is here and we are eager to do some homebrew judging!   The official registration page of 2021 Pacific Brewer Cup is now up and running!  Pacific Brewers Cup is run annually (usually) on a rotating basis by Long Beach Homebrewers, Strand Brewers Club and Pacific […]

Pacific Gravity Octoberfest

Greetings Pacific Gravity, We have chosen to celebrate Octoberfest! We will actually be holding our celebration on the last official Oktoberfest weekend on October 2nd! So get out your dirndl’s and lederhosen and chicken dance your way over to Dean’s Backyard Biergarten for our Octoberfest celebration! Pacific Gravity Octoberfest Saturday October 2, 2021  2:00 PM […]

September First Friday at Richmond Bar and Grill

Greetings Pacific Gravity, I hope this message finds you safe and well!  The PG Board continues to struggle with keeping us all safe while allowing some kind of social gathering!  We hope this First Friday will fit the bill! FIRST FRIDAY AT RICHMOND BAR AND GRILL Sept. 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM 145 Richmond St, […]

Competition Corner – August 2021

As we work through the dog days of summer, we have just now gotten the results of the Mayfaire competition.  Congratulations go to Carl Townsend with a 3rd place for Märzen, and a 2nd place for Southern English Brown (using Dean’s virtual big brew recipe!)   And, Craig Corley got a 2nd place for Bpa #43 […]

Stuffed Sandwich FIRST SATURDAY August 7th

  Greetings Pacific Gravity! For our August First Friday, we are switching it up to FIRST SATURDAY! Please join us at the Stuffed Sandwich, Saturday August 7th at 12:00 NOON in San Gabriel. 1145 East Las Tunas Dr. San Gabriel,  CA  91776  (626) 285-9161 THIS IS A LIVE EVENT!  We plan to sit in the […]

July First Friday at Firestone Walker Propagator

As July rolls around, we are starting to break out of our social bubbles. We will start out with First Friday live and in-person at Firestone-Walker Propagator Restaurant. Join us Friday July 2 at 7:00 PM at an indoor table reserved for the club.  Manager Jay Sanders will stop by our table and fill us […]

Competition Corner – July 2021

As we are coming out of our COVID-induced cocoons, we finally have some competitions to work on. First up is the California Homebrewers Association Fall Best of Show Competition.  Pacific Gravity is allowed to have two entries only.  Congratulations to Eric Muhlheim who has already qualified with an outstanding Schwarzier. Hence, we have just ONE […]

PG Member Tomm Carroll featured speaker for Masterclass in Italian craft beer

Veteran Pacific Gravity member, beer writer and international beer judge Tomm Carroll, a longtime advocate for birra artigianale, joins Italian craft beer expert Lorenzo “Kuaska” Dabove for an online Masterclass entitled Untapped Secrets of Italian Craft Beer.  A collaboration between the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW), headquartered in Los Angeles, and the Accademia delle Professioni […]

Club Meeting June 17th Featuring Smog City (Virtual)

Greetings Pacific Gravity! Yes, this month’s club meeting is still virtual, but the beers that our good friends over at Smog City have lined up for tasting will make it worth your while. Porter will be joining in to give us the low down on these great selections. So zoom on in for the meeting.Swing […]