June 10, 2013

Member Meeting Minutes – May 2013

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Brew Bros of Pikes Peak (BBoPP) General Membership Meeting Minutes

8 May 2013

Approximately 30 members attended the May meeting held at Hatch Cover, the second floor was reserved for us. Flanders called the meeting to order at 18:05 by thanking the hosts for their hospitality and reminded all present to buy a beer from the bar and to order food.


  1. Ned asked if we had any new members. Troy, new to home brewing, less than 2 years experience. Has brewed 10 batches and he likes Wheat(s), Ales and Belgium(s).

  2. Ned noted that as a result of the annual membership database clean-up, that we have 103 active members.

  3. Ned reminded all that Old West is one of our sponsors, that they provide a discount for member purchases and that they have a new grain room – so stop by and check it out!

  4. Treasurer’s report (LandyBrew): $4700 as of May 5th ; that $1,200 is earmarked for charity; that $1,300 is for the grain buy, so roughly $2,200 is available to support club initiatives, such as buying a laptop computer.

  5. John Landreman made a “Pints” presentation to rockrimmin brew for earning 4 pints

  6. Comp Updates:

    1. Greg S has developed a brew by date calendar

    2. Salina Rendezvous is the weekend of July 13th

      1. Friday night will be a people’s choice comp BBoPP vs Rockhoppers

    3. Iron Buddy Brewing – people’s choice Sept

    4. Eric in Castle Rock 18 May – see Meetup; entries due NLT 5PM on May 16th

    5. Liquid Poets – entries close on May 23rd

    6. Samuel Adams

  7. Judges and stewards are need at the Liquid Poets Slam on June 2nd — see Meet-up.

  8. BBoPP online store:

    1. Last chance for grain buy – we have enough purchases to make it happen

    2. Pledge to buy a bowling shirt $46, NLT May 15th.

    3. $2 Tuesday, June 18th at Sky Sox Stadium. Buy your tickets now. The first block of 25 tickets are sold and we are half way through the second block. $2 entrance, $2 parking, $2 Coors; 5PM to 7PM tailgate party in the parking lot, bring food and beers

  9. Ned commented on the great Big Brew that we had at Pikes Peak Brewing Company and he thanked Lefty for organizing it.  Note* Chris has already invited us back for 2014.

  10. Ned reminded members of club services: BJCP judging for members’ beers and the Brew Buddy program

  11. Big Bob gave a great presentation on the Firkin – or what we have, a Pin. Many questions were asked and he answered them all. His presentation will be posted on the club website

    1. Lefty has the Firkin to fill for Salina

    2. We need volunteers to brew and fill the Firkin after Salina

  12. American Craft Beer Week – May 13-19, 2013 http://www.craftbeer.com/acbw-news/american-craft-beer-week-may-13-19-2013

  13. Next meeting will be … at …


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