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Monthly Homebrew Meetings
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GBA has had some great meetings lately! We have covered topics ranging from the new BJCP style guidelines, brewing in the UK, to the Cicerone Certification Program, and have had guest speakers including Colin Kaminski and Chris White. Our July meeting had Aaron from the Sacramento Beer Frontier project, as […]
The last couple GBA meetings we got to see the results of our experiment with yeast. We made a 50 gallon batch of beer and split it between 10 different yeasts. The beer was a German Helles base and we tried five lager strains and five Belgian strains. If you’ve […]
GBA has had some great meetings lately. In April we had Colin Kaminski of Downtown Joe’s talk to the club on Hop Chemistry for non-O-chem majors. It was an informative and understandable talk about hop chemistry and how it can impact your homebrew.
In May we had Phil Csik continue his series […]
November’s GBA meeting was a blast as usual. We had a special guest speaker this month, Mike “Tasty” McDole! Tasty covered brewing consistency, and got into details concerning ingredients, mash, hops, water profiles, and conditioning beer. It was a great presentation and we had a big turnout for Tasty’s talk. […]