March 5, 2013

POSTPONED!! March Member Meeting with Chili Potluck coming up!

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UPDATE : POSTPONED!!  The board decided not to take the risk of mixing chili, beer & road conditions.  We’ll plan to move it to Mar. 16th.


Hey there Brew Brothers and Sisters,

We have a fun meeting coming up this Saturday at 56 Ring!  You heard me right, we’re doing a Saturday meeting to change things up a bit.  It’s gets better.  Git yur cookin’ and grubbin’ on with us for a potluck style Chili Fest!!!  Hopefully you can make it.  If you can, please read below for more details on the chili fest.

Notice : There has been a time change so that 56 Ring can accommodate us.  The new time is 3PM.  We decided to postpone until Mar 16th.

Where : 56 Ring

When : New Date, Saturday, March 16th at 3PM

Address : 1733 South Academy Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Food : Chili Fest!  Potluck style.  See below for more info.

Don’t forget:

RAFFLE ITEMS – bring something awesome and help our club raise money! (commercial bombers, kegs, beer schwag, gift certificates, etc.)

CASH – so you can win raffle items (and auction items this month, more below!)

HOMEBREW – bring lots.  We’ll have more time to socialize at this meeting so we need to make sure there’s enough beer to go around.

A SOBER RIDE – if you’re going to enjoy yourself, please arrange responsible travels home.  Find carpools and DDs.

Details on the meeting


  • We are going to have an awesome talk by Axe Brew on Cream Ales.  This guy knows how to brew a killer Cream Ale.  He’ll speak about the style and share all of his secrets on brewing a gold-winning cream ale.  The projector will be working this time!
  • The medal winners of Pete Fest will be announced.
  • We’ll be holding an auction for the leftover swag from Pete Fest.
  • Pints update
  • Competition update
  • More to follow…..

Details on the Chili Fest


  • Michele, aka “Hardly Brew” is organizing the chili fest.
  • Call Michele : 719-330-2144 (or send her an email or a message on meetup) if you are bringing anything
  • 3 categories
    • Green chili (with pork)
    • Red chili (with beef)
    • Other (white, chicken, veggie, vegan, etc.)
  • Please bring a crock pot full
  • If you don’t feel like making chili, volunteer to bring an “extra”
    • cheese, sour cream, chopped onions, salsa, chips, side dishes, etc.  Anything that goes well with chili.

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