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April 2016 Meeting Info PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Monday, 04 April 2016 07:15
Location
Dragoon Brewing Company
1859 W GRANT RD #111, TUCSON, AZ 85745, USA520.329.3606
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Date
Tuesday April 5th, 2016
7pm - 10pm

Education Topic
Mike Fry - Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Overview

Homebrew Shop Spotlight
Brew Your Own

What to bring
Homebrew! in a plain bottles (no commercial labels) to sample and share. 
A friend and/or significant other.
No commercial beer.
RSVP on Facebook
A new Private Facebook group has been created for member's only. If you're a member in good standing, we encourage you to join.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/576070785879054/
BJCP Tasting Exam
A BJCP Beer Judging Exam (tasting) scheduled for May 21st. Currently, demand is low and need more names on my sign-up list justify having the exam. Registration will remain open through the end of March. If demand still remains low, the event will be canceled. If you or anyone you know is interested, the details and a sign-up form can be found at the link below. The next AZ judging exam after this will be Jan. 2017.

https://sites.google.com/site/arizonabjcpexams/tasting-exam

EVENTS
Big Brew - National Homebrew DayMay 7th, 2016 at 1912 Brewing.

Tentative Schedule:
  • 7-9am - Setup
  • 10am (12 pm CDT) - National Simultaneous Toast
  • Flame on after toast
  • 1pm - Clean up
  • 3pmDone
1912 will be hosting us this year. This will be an outside event for Tucson Homebrew Club members in good standing.

1912 will be doing the mash. Seeing as they have a 100 gallon capacity, sign up will be limited to 14 people at 7 gallons each, additional wort available if capacity is not reached or if someone signs up and can't make it.

This is on a first-come-first-served basis. Cost for the event is $15. Sign up using the button below.

Recipe and further details will be sent out later.
Big Brew Sign Up

April 23rd4-9 pm, Rillito Park. Tucson
We are going to have a booth and would like some volunteers to setup and man a booth, talk about the club, perhaps judge some beer etc. 

Don't worry, you'll be work some of the time, and have some time to enjoy the festival. 

Emily and Mike Cook will be heading up this effort!

Sign up here below
Baja Beer Fest Volunteer Sign up

4th of July Camp out

Notice: This event maybe canceled if participation is low, so be sure to sign up and commit to attending.

Manny Vasquez is heading this up this event!

Here are the details:
Where: Whitetail Campground site # 3
Whitetail camp info: http://www.recreation.gov/camping/whitetail-campground/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75454
When: July 1st 1pmJuly 4th, 11am

Who else is going?
Coordinate with others on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/912576898858828/

Parking:
Space is limited to 10-12 cars, carpooling  up the mountain is highly recommended. 

Facilities:
All five group areas have picnic shelters that can accommodate between 40 to 90 people each and come equipped with drinking water, electricity, trash collection and vault toilets.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
32.41194, -110.73194
32°24'43"N, 110°43'55"W

From Tucson, Arizona, go north on Catalina Highway approximately 30 miles from Tucson until you reach Milepost 20. Turn Left on Whitetail Road.

WHITETAIL CAMPGROUND
11200 N. WHITETAIL ROAD
MT. LEMMON  AZ  85619
Phone Number:Information:  (520)576-9198

Common questions:
Can I just go up for the day?
Yes! Come hang out for the day, hike, drink, etc, and head back down the mountain the same day.

If I'm spending the night, do I have to stay the entire time?
No. Come and go as you please.

What is the club providing?
The club has reserved and paid for the camp ground that runs $100/day. Also, all the plates, utensils, etc. 

Will  there be BBQ?
TBD

What should I bring?
Basically, everything you would need to support yourself to camp, hike, hang out. Tents, food, beer, water, beer, CO2, jockey boxes, beer, charcoal, lamps, etc. 

Plus pot luck style dish(es) to share with everyone.

What will the weather be like?
Cooler than in Tucson!

Weekend forecast:  http://www.weather.com/weather/weekend/l/85619:4:US

What do I say at the gate?
You are going to site #3 that is prepaid and reserved by the Tucson Homebrew Club.

Any more questions, please contact us.

July 4th Camp Out Sign Up
 
Welcome PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Fry   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:10

Welcome to the official website of the Tucson Homebrew Club. Guests of the site will find plenty of information here about the art and craft of homebrewing and also local and regional beer-oriented events. If you’re interested in brewing your own beer and live in the Tucson area, we’d like to extend an invitation to join us for a monthly club meeting and see what we’re all about. Our club is open to novices, experts, and anyone in between. Our primary goal is to promote the time-honored tradition of brewing beer and share and improve upon our member’s knowledge and appreciation of the brewer’s craft.

 

We meet the first Tuesday of every month at Dragoon Brewery 7PM - 9PM. We'd love to have you join us.


Club members who are registered and logged in with the website will have access to additional information, functionality, and resources. Be on the lookout for new menus and new lots of new content. Anyone with questions can contact a webmaster or a club administrator by clicking here.

“They who drink beer will think beer.”    ~Washington Irving

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016 16:03
 
March 2016 Meeting Info PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Saturday, 27 February 2016 11:26
Location
Dragoon Brewing Company
1859 W GRANT RD #111, TUCSON, AZ 85745, USA520.329.3606
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Date
Tuesday March 1, 2016
7pm - 10pm

Education Topic
Mike Cook - talking about flavor pairings (hops, grains, yeast -- not with food).

Homebrew Shop Spotlight
Brewer's Connection

What to bring
Homebrew! in a plain bottles (no commercial labels) to sample and share. 
A friend and/or significant other.
No commercial beer.
RSVP on Facebook
A new Private Facebook group has been created for member's only. If you're a member in good standing, we encourage you to join.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/576070785879054/
Officer Nominations

We'll be voting at our next meeting. If you want to nominate someone for the board, message us on facebook page, or feel free to contact us, or email us This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Currently, we have 5 people nominated for the 5 positions. 

Feel free to read up on the positions in our bylaws.

Becoming an officer takes a little work, but it's a lot of fun. You get to hang out with awesome knowledgeable people. This club is what you make it. Plus, you get automatic admittance into officer's night out!
Officer's Night Out
We had a blast riding the party bike during AZ Beer Week. We stopped at:
Tap and Bottle, Pueblo VidaPublic Brewhouse, and finished the evening out atErmanos.

Checkout the pictures here!

https://goo.gl/photos/3AbemBQ2ZPc238BZA

Also, feel free to upload any you took to that album!
BJCP Tasting Exam
A BJCP Beer Judging Exam (tasting) scheduled for May 21st. Currently, demand is low and need more names on my sign-up list justify having the exam. Registration will remain open through the end of March. If demand still remains low, the event will be canceled. If you or anyone you know is interested, the details and a sign-up form can be found at the link below. The next AZ judging exam after this will be Jan. 2017.

https://sites.google.com/site/arizonabjcpexams/tasting-exam

Membership

Dues are $35 per year. You can sign up online or at monthly meetings.
Benefits
Become a part of a great community of homebrewers, to share discuss, and foster the love of home and craft brewed beer. Plus you get some awesome discounts.

Retailer Discounts:

Breweries:

-15% off Dragoon
-10% off at 1055
-10% off at Barrio
-10% off drinks Sentinel Peak
-10% off at Borderlands
-10% off at Pueblo Vida
-10% off at Public Brewhouse

Bars and Bottle Shops

-10% off Tap and Bottle Draft beer
-10% off Plaza Liquors
-10% off at Ermanos
-10% off at Tucson Hop Shop
-10% off at AZ Beer House

Homebrew Shops

-10% off at Brew Your Own Brew
-10% off at Tucson Hop Shop
-Club only pricing @ Dry Hopped Homebrew Supply

Exclusive Events:

-Club-only Competition
-Monthly Meeting Give-aways/Raffles
- Big Brew

 
Tucson Homebrew Club 21st Anniversary Party PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Friday, 27 November 2015 22:18

 

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015 22:30