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March 03, 2021 / by Darryl Ma

April 2021 Meeting Announcements

Announcements (Darryl)

  1. Agenda overview - Announcements, Ed has some competition updates, Shaun Hill will give a presentation on DIY candi sugar, Darryl will quickly discuss saison recipes, then Commercial beer tasting to occur afterward on Google meet. General socializing will move over to Discord.
  2. Passes - All new memberships and membership renewals submitted up until noon today have been emailed out. If you didn’t receive the pass, send an email to info@yeastwranglers.ca. Check the back for discount information.
  3. Club activities
    • Homebrew swap - Ongoing activity to share your homebrew with members for feedback. Next swap should be mid-late April.
    • Commercial beer tasting - Ongoing activity to taste and discuss commercial beers
    • If you’ve signed up for either activity (links in meeting reminder) but haven’t received any emails, send an email to info@yeastwranglers.ca
  4. New members

Competitions (Ed)

  1. Lord of the Wort club competition winners!
    • 1st place: Sacha Ikonicoff
    • 2nd place: Ed Fech
    • 3rd place: Darryl Ma
  2. New Level side of comp is unannounced – watch out for email and/or social media updates from New Level
  3. Belgian Trappist competition (BJCP 26A/B/C/D) announced last month. Bottle drop-off October 23rd. Winners will be announced at the November 3rd meeting.
  4. Upcoming saison comp (BJCP 25B). Thanks Paul H and Cabin for the Escarpment Spooky Saison hookup. If you missed it, you can enter with a different yeast. Paul still has a bit, so if you are interested, send an email to info@yeastwranglers.ca. Bottle drop-off June 26th. Winners will be announced at the July 7th meeting.
  5. Roundup!
    • Prizes have all been shipped. If you have not received your prize yet, email info@yeastwranglers.ca to arrange a pickup. Don’t just go to the Vineyard to ask for it!

Presentation (Shaun Hill, Steve to moderate)

  1. Shaun to do a presentation on DIY candi sugar.
  2. Questions from the members.

Presentation (Darryl Ma, Steve to moderate)

  1. Darryl to do a presentation on saison recipes.
  2. Questions from the members.

Commerical Beer Tasting

  1. Saison Dupont
  2. Cabin Morning Sun
  3. Four Winds Saison

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