Rives discusses his holiday beer trips, first Iron Brewer competition coming up, BJCP prep class notes, recipe for Rives’ BOS Belgain Strong Dark.
Rives discusses the recent BJCP exam, cross training your palate, recipe for Chad Hazen’s Belgain strong gold with honey, Jim Wilson presents a detailed discussion on beer haze and various clarifiers.
Rives shows off his new portable mini-kegerator, Mike Haisma wins the first Iron Brewer challenge, great club brew at Chad Hazen’s house, Mike Haisma discusses the brew-in-a-bag method, recipes from the Iron Brewer entrants.
Rives talks about the first sample from the club cabernet barrel project, also, his brewery tour while up in northern California, Jim Wilson talks about the new BJCP exam program, also using oats in brewing, plus a recipe for an oak aged stout from Dan Eastwood.
Rives finishes telling us about his northern California brewery tour, also he talks about his new 5 gallon whisky barrel, Jim Wilson discusses water chemistry.
Notes from the Southern California Homebrew Festival at Lake Casitas, Pacific Brewers Cup is coming up.
Rives discusses his trip to the National Homebrewers Conference in Seattle, Jim Wilson wins the second Iron Brewer challenge, Jim Wilson also discusses the NHC and his judging experience in the NHC second round, recipes for the entrants in the most recent Iron Brewer Challenge.
Jim Hilbing demonstrates his Sabco brew system, brewing on The Strand at Alex Schlee’s house, Jeff Sanders hosts the summer party, PBC is coming up, the BBBBB is also coming up, El Segundo Brewing challenges us to clone White Dog IPA, congratulations to those who passed the BJCP exam, Jim Wilson discusses the second half of his trip after NHC, Iron Brewer logo ideas.
The upcoming White Dog IPA challenge from El Segundo Brewing, the 3rd Iron Brewer Challenge is coming up, Jim Wilson reviews Total Wine’s book “Total Guide to Beer”.
Review of the Pacific Brewers Cup by coordinator Jeff Sanders, Jim Wilson describes his new aeration pump, he also discusses this year’s PBC and loads up on the photos.
Rives talks about GABF, the club does a brewing demo at the Riviera Village farmers market, next year’s Iron Brewer challenge ingredients chosen, Jim Wilson reviews “Beer and Ingredients II” by Klungle and Sagmiller, Jim Wilson wins the Iron Brewer challenge, plus recipes for his winning entry.
Results of the El Segundo Brewing White Dog IPA challenge, won by Doug Toperzer, update on Dude’s Brewing, club election results, recipes for the winning White Dog IPA clone, as well as the actual recipe from El Segundo Brewing.