January 2017 – Monthly Meeting

Our first meeting of the year is this Thursday, January 26th at our new location Big Rip Brewing in NKC. We will meet at 7pm in their event space.

We will have a presentation on BJCP judging and how to judge beer.

The main event is our RISOFF!!! This is open to members only but guest are welcome to come help judge. We will be using BJCP judging this year so everyone gets some experience filling out a score sheet and judging beer.

Guest are always welcome. Hope to see you there.

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June Meeting Tonight

Tonight will be our June Meeting at Grain to Glass, 7pm

Educational Topic is on Sparging Techniques. We will have 3 samples of the same beer brewed with a no sparge technique, batch sparge, and fly sparge to compare the difference.

The beer that was brewed will be our Beer Style highlight: Brithish Golden Ale

The main event will be the second round of the Iron Brewer. Judging historical styles.

Hope to see you there.

 

 

April Update – Iron Brewer, Parkville, Nanobrew, Hot Summer Brew Off

Our April Meeting is next Thursday, April 28 at Grain to Glass, 7pm. April Meeting will be mostly dedicated to judging the first round of our Iron Brewer Tournament. We have 4 great categories to judges: Chocolate/ Pomegranate, Apricot/Peaches w/peppers, Blueberry / Mint,   and Raspberry / Coconut. Looking forward to see what creations everyone created. Guest are welcome to attend.

Parkville Microbrew Festival is April 30th. We will have 15 kegs of different beers to try including Skeeterpee!!! You can purchase tickets here:  http://www.parkvillemicrobrewfest.com/tickets/

Early Bird tickets for KC Nanobrew Fest ends, April 30th. There will be lots of Mashers representing. http://www.kcnanobrews.com/kc-nanobrew-festival-2016/

Registration is open for this years MoM Hot Summer Brew Off. We are accepting all categories this year including Ciders and Meads. We are happy to announce we are doing a scale up prize with Big Rip Brewery. We have numerous prizes for winners all ready. We are also excited about announcing winners at this year’s KC Nanobrew Festival. http://momashers.talkhops.com/

March Meeting

March Meeting is this Thursday at Grain to Glass, 7pm. Educational topic will be Yeast Starters and Yeast Management. Bring your questions. Our beer style of the month is the German Alt. Grain to Glass will have a new German Alt that just hit the market on tap to try out. Guest are always welcome.

Meeting this Week

We have a full action packed meeting this Thursday at 7pm at Grain to Glass. Our very own Michael Wells has a cool presentation on Post Fermentation Adjustments. David Schumacher is going to do a beer profile on the Dunkelweizen. We will be drawing for our Ironbrewer Bracket and special ingredients (Fruit and Spice). Grain to Glass is going to have their new Pico Brew going at 6pm for those that want to come early and see this innovative piece of brewing equipment up close and personal. They also have a killer tap selection currently: Schlafly White Lager, Crane Orange Gose, Tallgrass IPA, Blvd Rye x 3; MILF. Please bring a tasting glass if you plan on coming. Hope to see you there.

February Meeting

Our February Meeting is in two weeks. This month education topic is Post Fermentation adjustments. Michael Wells will be leading the presentation. Michael will be covering adding flavor to your finished beer, fixing issues, and blending. This topic will be a great lead in for the 2016 Iron Brewer Tournament. We will be announcing the first round bracket and special ingredient(s). All our encouraged to participate in the Tournament. Its a great way to get out of your comfort zone and discover new flavors. See ya  in February 25th at Grain to Glass, 7pm.