January Final Friday 1/27/1017


This month the final Friday will be at Rob Rubens brewing and distilling in El Segundo CA.  More details are on facebook.  Hope to see you there. 909 E. El Segundo Blvd El Segundo, California 90245

Southern California Homebrewers Festival


SCHF is April 30th California Homebrewers Association is looking for volunteers for Southern California Homebrewers Festival. You can sign up to volunteer at http://www.calhomebrewers.org/ For volunteering 2 hours (or 1 hour on Sunday) you will not be required to pay for a SCHF registration fee($35). But to go to SCHF you will still need to be a member of CHA. Strand Brewers Club has reserved 9 campsites for SCHF and there is still room for more campers.  If you haven’t been to SCHF before it is a great time.  And as usual Strand will have the 22 tap bar and … Read More

Holiday Party


Thank you to Steve and Christie for hosting a fabulous party! We had 10 beers on tap including La Memoire and Cuvee du Strand and more bottles of homebrew, mead, and commercial beer.   I know we didn’t get everyone at the party in the picture but here are some of the Strand Brewers from the party.

Hop Hunter Clone Brew Contest

RyanPenrodEvents, Meetings

At the September Meeting we are having a contest to clone Sierra Nevada’s newest IPA Hop Hunter.  Jason Rosenfeld will be judging the entries, and is coming to our May meeting to answer questions and discuss the contest. From Sierra Nevada’s Website: Hop Hunter Overview Alcohol Content 6.2% by volume Beginning gravity 14.7° plato Ending Gravity 2.8° plato Bitterness Units 60 Ingredients Yeast Ale yeast Bittering Hops Bravo Finishing Hops Cascade, Crystal, Simcoe Malts Two-row Pale, Caramel, Flaked Oats Other Farm Distilled Hop Oil: Cascade, Centennial, CTZ From Jason on the hop oil: The distilled hop oil is used only … Read More

2015 Southern California Homebrew Festival

RyanPenrodEvents, Featured

Great news from the California Homebrewers Association!  Not only is our 2015 Homebrewers Festival going to take place, it looks like we are moving it back to beautiful Vail Lake Resorts! The event will be Saturday, May 2, 2015! At this time, CHA does not know for sure the rates for the campsites, but does know they will not be higher than their posted rates of $70 per night in The Oaks and $65 per night in all other campsites, Friday through Sunday.  Keep in mind that all sites at Vail are Full Hookup sites.  You are allowed up to … Read More