Entries by Carl Townsend

Get Ready for the AHA Conference

The annual AHA National Homebrewers Conference starts Thursday, June 11th at the Town & Country Resort in San Diego.  There are still a few slots left if you haven’t already registered.  Check out http://www.ahaconference.org/registration/details/ if you can make it. We need to coordinate some of the club activities, so if I don’t already know you […]

Monster Brew at Monkish Brewing June 6th

Strand Brewers Club is hosting a Monster Brew with Monkish on 6/6, and they have invited all of us to participate. Henry will be brewing a versatile wort: 78% domestic 2row 12% flaked oats 5% vienna 4% acid malt OG 1.051 IBUs 25 The brew day will start at 6am sharp. Long Beach Homebrewers, Maltose […]

California State Fair Entries Due May 3rd

Online entry registration is due May 3rd for the California State Fair Homebrew Competition.  Entry information and registration is available at http://www.northerncalbrewers.com/homebrew-competition. Thanks to Jeff Sanders and Ryan Penrod of Strand Brewers Homebrew club, you can drop off your physical entries at the South Bay Brewing Supply Co. on or before May 8th.   Jeff […]

Mayfaire Entries Due April 9th

April is already here and that means it’s time to get your homebrew competition entries going. Registration is now open for Mayfaire hosted by the Maltose Falcons. Entries are due April 9th at the Culver City Shop. On-line registration is up and running at http://www.maltosefalcons.com/events/sat-04252015-0900-2015-mayfaire-homebrew-competition. Note that they use their own style guide, so check […]

Entry Deadlines – 2 Competitions

There are two important competition entry deadlines coming right up: 1)  Deadline for the First Annual Belgian Beer Challenge is Sunday, March 1st at 4:00 PM.  Registration is on-line at http://belgianbrewchallenge.com/ . Drop your entries off at the Culver City Homebrew Supply shop before the close of business. 2)  if you have entries for the […]

AFC Entries Due Feb 5th

As the new homebrew competition season gets underway, it is now time to get ready for the first official event. Entry registration for the America’s Finest City homebrew competition is now open at https://quaff.org/AFC-2015/. This event takes 2 bottles per entry and costs $7.00. You can drop off entries up until February 5th at the […]

Monster Brew is Full

We’ve had a great response to the monster brew at Smog City Brewing this Saturday.  We’ve allocated all the wort.  We might be able to fill a few more buckets on a provisional basis, but no guarantees. Just a few reminders for the event: Park on the west side of the brewery to keep the […]

Modifying Your Monster Brew

This Month’s Question: How do I modify my wort from the Monster Brew at Smog City Brewing? Answer:  I hope you are all planning to join us at Smog City Brewing Company’s Second Annual Monster Brew, Saturday, January 24h, 2014, from 7:30 AM to 2 PM hosted by our very own Jon Porter. We’ll be […]