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Club Only Comp 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Sunday, 24 July 2016 13:44
August Club Only Comp
EVENTS
August Club Only Competition


We'll be doing a club only competition at our August Meeting. This will be similar to 2015's May club only. It will be member's choice, and the winner will get to brew their recipe with a 1912!


We'll be limiting the styles to Summer Styles:
  • Wits
  • Saisons
  • Belgian Trappist Style
    • Trappist single
    • Belgian dubbel,
    • Belgian tripel
    • Belgian Dark Strong
Those that ferment well during the summer months. More info on this will be provided later. Start thinking about it!

Rules
  1. Must be a dues paying member to participate (enter beers or judge beer).
  2. Each member is limited to two (2) entries.
  3. A 6 pack of 12oz brown non-distinct is required per entry.
  4. Entries must be dropped off by the Deadline at either local homebrew shop:
    • Brewer's Connection
    • Brew Your Own Brew
  5. Entries must be entered prior to the judging in the online sign up (below).
  6. Judging will take place at 1912 during the August meeting by dues paying Tucson Homebrew club members.
  7. Each member will judge the beers on a simplified rating scale
    • 1 being something you don’t want to drink
    • 2 being something you wouldn’t mind drinking
    • 3 being a beer you really want to have come January
  8. Scores will be averaged.
  9. Top 3-5 beers (depending on how close the scoring is) will advance to the "final round". Where the folks at 1912 will pick the winning beer.
  10. The winning brewer will help brew their beer for commercial distribution at 1912.
How do I get my beer into this?
  1. Brew an awesome beer.
  2. Package it in 12 oz non-distinct brown bottles with non-distinct cap.
  3. Sign up your beer online (sign up below).
  4. Drop off entries at a local brew shop (Brewer's Connection or Brew Your Own Brew)
  5. Begin accepting entries - Friday July 8th.
  6. Deadline for the entries due – Sunday 24 July.
If you have any questions, we'll try to address them at the meeting. Or you can ask on Facebook, the Google Group, or just email us with the links below.
1912 Club Only Sign Up
Bottle Id Form [PDF]
 
July Meeting 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 07:42


Location
Dragoon Brewing Company
1859 W GRANT RD #111, TUCSON, AZ 85745, USA520.329.3606
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Date
Moved to 2nd Tuesday due to July 4th Holiday
Tuesday July 12th, 2016
7pm - 10pm

Education Topic
Presenter: Brewing Software - Carl

Other Business
Bylaw voting- see below for details.

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/
We're looking to become a 501c(3) - Educational Non Profit. And that means updating our bylaws. We'll be voting on these at the June meeting (if we have enough people). To see the changes marked by the underline, please find them here:

We're going to put together an online voting scheme. Look for that coming soon.
EVENTS
If you are planning on attending the Camp out this weekend, please pre-pay using the big blue button below ($10/night) and get in contact with Manny (Facebook member private group, Google Forums, or you can This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for his info).

4th of July Camp out on Mount Lemmon

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 1pm - July 4th, 11am

Will  there be BBQ? (UPDATED)
Just a reminder that the BBQ will not be paid for by the club, so please bring extra money if you are interested in participating. Big Hase BBQ will be cooking pulled pork, beef brisket, baby back ribs, and BBQ chicken thighs, all served with a custom BBQ sauce! In addition to Big Hase’s fare, several club members will be bringing sides for the potluck. Everything will be ready for 02:00PM on Saturday, so please bring and big appetite! I am getting very excited about the upcoming Mt. Lemmon campout and can’t wait to see you all up there!

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. 

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 Pre-Pay
July 4th Camp Out Sign Up
July 4th Camp Out Responses
August Club Only Competition


We'll be doing a club only competition at our August Meeting. This will be similar to 2015's May club only. It will be member's choice, and the winner will get to brew their recipe with a 1912!


We'll be limiting the styles to Summer Styles:
  • Wits
  • Saisons
  • Belgian Trappist Style
    • Trappist single
    • Belgian dubbel,
    • Belgian tripel
    • Belgian Dark Strong
Those that ferment well during the summer months. More info on this will be provided later. Start thinking about it!

Rules
  1. Must be a dues paying member to participate (enter beers or judge beer).
  2. Each member is limited to two (2) entries.
  3. A 6 pack of 12oz brown non-distinct is required per entry.
  4. Entries must be dropped off by the Deadline at either local homebrew shop:
    • Brewer's Connection
    • Brew Your Own Brew
  5. Entries must be entered prior to the judging in the online sign up (below).
  6. Judging will take place at 1912 during the August meeting by dues paying Tucson Homebrew club members.
  7. Each member will judge the beers on a simplified rating scale
    • 1 being something you don’t want to drink
    • 2 being something you wouldn’t mind drinking
    • 3 being a beer you really want to have come January
  8. Scores will be averaged.
  9. Top 3-5 beers (depending on how close the scoring is) will advance to the "final round". Where the folks at 1912 will pick the winning beer.
  10. The winning brewer will help brew their beer for commercial distribution at 1912.
How do I get my beer into this?
  1. Brew an awesome beer.
  2. Package it in 12 oz non-distinct brown bottles with non-distinct cap.
  3. Sign up your beer online (sign up below).
  4. Drop off entries at a local brew shop (Brewer's Connection or Brew Your Own Brew)
  5. Begin accepting entries - Friday July 8th.
  6. Deadline for the entries due – Sunday 24 July.
If you have any questions, we'll try to address them at the meeting. Or you can ask on Facebook, the Google Group, or just email us with the links below.
1912 Club Only Sign Up
 
July 4th Campout PrePay 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 22:11

 


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 1pm - July 4th, 11am

Will  there be BBQ? (UPDATED)
Just a reminder that the BBQ will not be paid for by the club, so please bring extra money if you are interested in participating. Big Hase BBQ will be cooking pulled pork, beef brisket, baby back ribs, and BBQ chicken thighs, all served with a custom BBQ sauce! In addition to Big Hase’s fare, several club members will be bringing sides for the potluck. Everything will be ready for 02:00PM on Saturday, so please bring and big appetite! I am getting very excited about the upcoming Mt. Lemmon campout and can’t wait to see you all up there!


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. 


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.



Nights
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 22:37
 
June Meeting Info 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Sunday, 05 June 2016 09:00
Location
Catalina Brewing Company
6918 N Camino Martin #120, 85741
Map

Date
Tuesday June 7th, 2016
7pm - 10pm

Education Topic
Presenter: Carl Case - Draft Line Cleaning - With Demo!

Other Business
Bylaw voting- see below for details.

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/
We're looking to become a 501c(3) - Educational Non Profit. And that means updating our bylaws. We'll be voting on these at the June meeting (if we have enough people). To see the changes marked by the underline, please find them here:

EVENTS


We had a decent little turn out to the group brew event. Here's some photos Dale captured of the event.

Google Shared Album



It is a shared album, so please add your own photots.

4th of July Camp out

The event will not be canceled, but the Tucson Homebrew Club will not be subsidizing any of the food, and charging $10/night for those that attend. This will be a 100% member driven event with Manny Vasquez as the lead organizer!

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 1pm - July 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
August Club Only Competition


We'll be doing a club only competition at our August Meeting. This will be similar to 2015's May club only. It will be member's choice, and the winner will get to brew their recipe with a 1912!


We'll be limiting the styles to Summer Styles:
  • Wits
  • Saisons
  • Belgian Trappist Style
    • Trappist single
    • Belgian dubbel,
    • Belgian tripel
    • Belgian Dark Strong
Those that ferment well during the summer months. More info on this will be provided later. Start thinking about it!

Rules
  1. Must be a dues paying member to participate (enter beers or judge beer).
  2. Each member is limited to two (2) entries.
  3. A 6 pack of 12oz brown non-distinct is required per entry.
  4. Entries must be dropped off by the Deadline at either local homebrew shop:
    • Brewer's Connection
    • Brew Your Own Brew
  5. Entries must be entered prior to the judging in the online sign up (will be released soon).
  6. Judging will take place at 1912 during the August meeting by dues paying Tucson Homebrew club members.
  7. Each member will judge the beers on a simplified rating scale
    • 1 being something you don’t want to drink
    • 2 being something you wouldn’t mind drinking
    • 3 being a beer you really want to have come January
  8. Scores will be averaged.
  9. Top 3-5 beers (depending on how close the scoring is) will advance to the "final round". Where the folks at 1912 will pick the winning beer.
  10. The winning brewer will help brew their beer for commercial distribution at 1912.
How do I get my beer into this?
  1. Brew an awesome beer.
  2. Package it in 12 oz non-distinct brown bottles with non-distinct cap.
  3. Sign up your beer online (sign up will come soon).
  4. Drop off entries at a local brew shop (Brewer's Connection or Brew Your Own Brew)
  5. Begin accepting entries - Friday July 8th.
  6. Deadline for the entries due – Sunday 24 July.
If you have any questions, we'll try to address them at the meeting. Or you can ask on Facebook, the Google Group, or just email us.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 09:03
 
May Meeting Info 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Freddie Sanchez   
Sunday, 01 May 2016 11:17
Location
Dragoon Brewing Company
1859 W GRANT RD #111, TUCSON, AZ 85745, USA520.329.3606
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Date
Tuesday May 3rrd, 2016
7pm - 10pm

Education Topic
Presenter: Jon Hasbrouck - Brewing Water, Does it matter? 
Triangle Test

Homebrew Shop Spotlight
Jason Morris - Dry Hopped Homebrew

Other Business
Bylaw voting - see below for details.

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/
We'll also be rolling out a google group where members can share ideas, communicate, ask questions, plan recipes, etc. Members in good standing will get an invitation email shortly.
We're looking to become a 501c(3) - Educational Non Profit. And that means updating our bylaws. We'll be voting on these at the may meeting. To see the changes marked by the underline, please find them here:

BJCP Tasting Exam
A BJCP Beer Judging Exam (tasting) scheduled for May 21st. There is a single opening left. 

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

EVENTS


It was a great time. HUGE thank you to Mark, Mike and Emily. They represented Tucson Homebrew Club at a booth through out the event.

Checkout a few pictures I took here, feel free to upload your own!


https://goo.gl/photos/tY7gJ4JchLqD1QaZ8


Big Brew - National Homebrew Day - May 7th, 2016 at 1912 Brewing.

Tentative Schedule:
  • 7-9am - Setup
  • 10am (12 pm CDT) - National Simultaneous Toast
  • Flame on after toast
  • 1pm - Clean up
  • 3pm - Done
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.


Bring all your necessary gear to brew. There will be water and electric available. We will be setting up in the back and should bring pop-up canopies as there is no shade. 

This is on a first-come-first-served basis. Cost for the event is $15. Sign up using the button below.
Recipe - IPA Base
60% domestic 2 row
10% 15L
26% carapils
3% acidulated 
1% rice hulls

OG target of  1.068.
Big Brew Sign Up


Volunteer Opportunity – AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival 2016

WHEN: May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
WHERE: Downtown Chandler
3 S Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85225
USA

Come volunteer at the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival with ASH (Arizona Society of Homebrewers). 

Volunteer Benefits:
  • Free entry into the event for yourself.
  • 2 Additional entry tickets
  • Lunch
If you are interested in signing up, please fill out this form, and follow the directions on there. 

Thank you in advance.

4th of July Camp out

Sign Up Dead line is May 15th. It will be canceled if we do not have at least 10 people signed up and commited to go.
We will be charging $10/night.

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 1pm - July 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
August Club Only Competition


We'll be doing a club only competition at our August Meeting. This will be similar to 2015's May club only. It will be member's choice, and the winner will get to brew their recipe with a local brewery!

We'll be limiting the styles to Summer Styles (Wits, Saisons, and Belgian Abbey beers) those that ferment well during the summer months. More info on this will be provided later. Start thinking about it!
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
-10% off at Casa Video (NEW!)

Homebrew Shops

-10% off at Brew Your Own Brew
-10% off at Brewer's Connections
-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

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 09:03
 
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