January 2016 Meeting

Our first meeting of the year will be January 28 at Grain to Glass at 7pm. We will once again be starting out the year with the RIS OFF! Bring your best Russian Imperial Stout. We will judging them together using the GABF / BJCP BOS format and pick the winner. It’s a $5 entry with winner taking home the cash. A full growler or at least 4 bottles are required for this competition. Along with the RIS OFF we will have an education presentation on brewing software. New brewers are always welcome to attend. Hope to see you there

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Upcoming Meetings / SteinBrew / RIS OFF

Our November meeting is the THIRD THURSDAY, November 19th. We will be crowning our 2015 Iron Brewer and doing a demo on brewing software. Meeting is at Grain to Glass at 7pm

Sunday, November 22nd we will be doing a large group brew, Steinbrew. Steinbrew is an old technique where you heat up hot rocks to bring your wort to a boil. We are shooting for 80 Gallons. Details are listed on the member only Facebook page.

December meeting will again be the THIRD THURSDAY, December 19th, and will also be our Christmas party. The party will be at Big Rip Brewery at 6pm. Still working out the details but plan on bringing a food item to share and the club will be purchasing some beer. We will also once again do our White Elephant Bottle Gift exchange. Hope to see you there.

Last year we started off the year with the First Annual RIS OFF. We will be doing this again so get this big imperial stouts ready. You have 12 weeks from today to get one ready.

November Meeting / SteinBrew

Our November Meeting will be the THIRD THURSDAY, November 19th due to Thanksgiving. It will be a full agenda. We will be judging the Final Round of the Iron Brewer. Who will it be? Rodney or Rocky? Education topic will cover a demo of Beersmith and Brewersfriend and basic recipe formulation. Club Business will cover voting of the updated By-Laws and finalizing details of the SteinBrew. Details of the SteinBrew is on the club private Facebook group. If you are interested please send us a message through the public page. See ya at Grain to Glass 7pm.

October Meeting Tomorrow

Tomorrow is our monthly meeting at Grain to Glass at 7pm. Educational Topic will be over Efficiency, “What is it?, How to calculate, What effects it and how to adjust” and Jennifer will be doing her presentation on how grain grist effects efficiency. Lots of club business to go over too. Don’t forget to bring your homebrew. See you there

MoM Hot Summer Brew Off – Results

Category 1: Standard American Beer (16 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Kevin Wojdak Kilted Hop Tank’s Cream Ale 1C: Cream Ale Urban Knaves of Grain (UKG)
2nd Joshua Boldt Wheelie King 1B: American Lager Jefferson County Home Brewers
3rd Tim Ryan Wheat Beer 1D: American Wheat Beer Johnson County Brewing Society

Category 18: Pale American Ale (18 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Fagan
Co-Brewer: Connie Fagan
Michelle’s 18A: Blonde Ale KC Bier Meisters
2nd Patrick Davis Island Blonde 18A: Blonde Ale Johnson County Brewing Society
3rd Jim Tharp
Co-Brewer: Grant Waner
Beat Your Wheat 18B: American Pale Ale KC Bier Meisters

Category 19: Dark American Beer (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Michael Fagan
Co-Brewer: Connie Fagan
Space Junk Red 19A: American Amber Ale KC Bier Meisters
2nd Elliott Lillard
Co-Brewer: Belinda Kocen
Red Rye Amber Ale 19A: American Amber Ale KC Bier Meisters
3rd Matthew Schweizer
Co-Brewer: Dan Frey, Doug Dobek
American Amber Ale 19A: American Amber Ale

Category 20: American Porter and Stout (9 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st James Taylor
Co-Brewer: Tara Taylor
Snow Day Winter Brew 20C: Russian Imperial Stout Lawrence Brewers guild
2nd Michael Wells Seventh Trumpet 20C: Russian Imperial Stout Missouri Mashers
3rd Mickal Burrows American Royal Stout 20B: American Stout Missouri Mashers

Category 21: IPA (19 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Bryan Shepard Cornshucker IPA 21A: American IPA Missouri Mashers
2nd Marshall Van Tuyl Otter Hopped 21A: American IPA
3rd James Taylor
Co-Brewer: Tara Taylor
Flint Hills Red IPA 21B: Specialty IPA Lawrence Brewers guild

Category 22: Strong American Ale (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Schumacher SchuBrew People’s IPA 22A: Double IPA Missouri Mashers
2nd Michael McVey
Co-Brewer: Gary Proctor
Collaboration Wheat Wine 22D: Wheatwine Johnson County Brewing Society
3rd Jon Morman The New Guard 22C: American Barleywine Missouri Mashers

Category 28: American Wild Ale (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Schumacher SchuBrew Tart Of Awesomeness 28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Missouri Mashers
2nd Matthew Mihalka YB Saison Brett 2015 28A: Brett Beer FLOPS
3rd Amanda Burkemper
Co-Brewer: Myles Burkemper
Boris The Soviet Love Hammer 28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer Kansas City Bier Meisters

Category 29: Fruit Beer (13 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st Anthony Sasso Klingon Bloodwine 29B: Fruit and Spice Beer
2nd Patrick Davis Strawberry Blonde 29A: Fruit Beer Johnson County Brewing Society
3rd Kevin Ginther Poolside Peach 29A: Fruit Beer

Category 30: Spiced Beer (11 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st JUSTIN BRADBURY
Co-Brewer: TONY DIEBOLD
Cinnamon Roast Brunch 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer JEFFERSON COUNTY HOME BREWERS
2nd Marshall Van Tuyl Noble Stout 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
3rd Howard Schroeder
Co-Brewer: Brian Ilg
Rosemary Honey Saison 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Jefferson County Home Brewers

Category 33: Wood Beer (7 entries)

Place Brewer(s) Entry Name Style Club
1st David Schumacher SchuBrew Palo Santo Project 33A: Wood-Aged Beer Missouri Mashers
2nd Kevin Wojdak
Co-Brewer: Sunnyside Barrel Brewers 2014
Sunnyside Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy 33A: Wood-Aged Beer Urban Knaves of Grain (UKG)
3rd Matthew Mihalka Barrel Stout 33A: Wood-Aged Beer FLOPS
HM Aaron Hill Burbon Old Ale 33B: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer Johnson County Brewing Society