Tuesday January 2nd, 2018
Marcello’s Wines & Spirits
- Jim B.
Sergeant at Arms
Pre-Meeting Brew Sampling
- Art: Belgian Strong
-This was a formerly infected batch that has been improving with age.
- David: Dry Hopped Double IPA
6:00 — Call to Order – Tim
6:00 — Tax News – Gene
Gene noted that the new Federal Tax Law cuts the rate Craft Brewers pay per barrel in half from $7 to $3.50 for the first 60,000 barrels for 2 years.
6:01 — Bataille des Bierès – Jim B.
Saturday January 20th at the Green Room downtown Lafayette
This will be the 7th annual contest we host
We presently have 30 entries online, none have yet been delivered:
- 16 – Lafayette
- 14 – Baton Rouge
Lunch will be donated by Associated Grocers, secured by Scott Anderson.
Entrants and Judges get points on the Bayou Circuit.
Event will start at 10am sharp.
Participants should be there at 9:30am, venue opens for us at 8:30am.
6:18 — Awards Ceremony – Tim
Weekend after the contest at the Green Room.
- Each Category – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
- Best of Show – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
6:19 — Treasurer’s Report – Kent
Call for annual membership renewals:
- $25 – individual
- $40 – family
Contributions are tax deductible.
We have $4,449.77 in the bank account.
6:21 — Officer Nominations – Gene
Someone will post a call for nominations on Facebook to have them in by the end of next week. Voting will be at the February meeting.
6:23 — Adjourn
Post Meeting Brew Sampling
- Jim B. & Mark B.: Coffee Stout