Tuesday September 5th, 2017
Marcello’s Wine Market
- Gene Nelson
- Jim Boudreaux
- Kent Roberts
- Kyle Libersat
- Tim Bernard
Sergeant at Arms
- Adrien Monteleone
- Zeke Bossley
- James Lutgrin
- Scott Anderson
- Art Beatmann
- Lawrence Cramer
- Danny Earhart – NEW!
- Taylor Dorn
- Ray Lear
- Tony Myers – NEW!
- Keith Peacock
Pre-Meeting Brew Sampling
- Art – Hefeweizen
- Danny Earhart – Märzen Ale
- Danny Earhart – Session IPA
- Scott – Citra IPA
- Cajun Brewing – Bayou Brunette Dry Hopped
- Bearded Pelican Brewing(Tim) – Brown Ale
6:00 — Call to Order – Tim
6:01 — Welcome – Gene
6:02 — Treasurer’s Report – Kent
$4530.17 (minus $55.00 to record and + some new member deposits)
6:04 — Robert’s Cove German Fest – Lawrence
robertscovegermanfest.com for info & to enter contest
Festival Dates: October 7th-8th, 2017
Deadline to enter contest is September 18th, competition is September 23rd
Entry is 3 bottles of a German Style Beer.
Contest held at Fezzo’s in Crowley, La.
Judging starts at 10am.
Call for Judges and Volunteers – good event to learn how to judge
- 1st place = $100
- 2nd place = $50
- 3rd place = $25
Jim B. announced he would be bringing a Helles keg for the People’s Choice award
People’s Choice brew will be in a special booth – buy a mug, taste all brews for free.
Lawrence announced he had access to two freezers to hold 15-16 5 gallon kegs for People’s Choice brews.
6:08 — Bataille des Bières – Jim B.
7th annual event, 1st event of the year for the Bayou Circuit
Saturday June 20th, 2018 (Jim’s birthday!)
Judges arrive by 9:30am, contest starts @ 10am
The Green Room
229 Jefferson Street
Drop Off Locations
Marcello’s & LAHomebrew (Baton Rouge) are drop off locations for entries.
Entry drop off should begin about December 23rd, 2017
Last date for entries: January 13th, 2018
- 11 – British Bitter
- 11A – British Ordinary Bitter
- 11B – British Best Bitter
- 11C – British Strong Bitter
- 19 – Amber & Brown American Beer
- 19A – American Amber Ale
- 19B – California Common
- 19C – American Brown Ale
- 21 – IPA
- 21B – Specialty IPA: Belgian
- 24 – Belgian Ale
- 24A – Witbier
- 24B – Belgian Pale Ale
- 25 – Strong Belgian Ale
- 25A – Belgian Blond Ale
- 25B – Saison
- 25C – Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Scott offered assistance for storing entries if need be.
Kent, Adrien & Scott will assist with finances, communication & promotion respectively.
Call for volunteers! Please help out!
Raffle will be held, details TBD
There will also be a 45minute meeting of the BJCP Bayou Circuit after the contest at 3pm.
6:30 — Brew Demo/People’s Choice Contest – Tim
The Green Room would like us to hold a contest/demo at their location.
Would need to be held after Bataille des Bières
Could possibly be used to encourage beer entries for Gulf Brew 2018.
6:35 — Sensory Analysis Class inquiry – Adrien
postponed per Jim B. till after Bataille des Bières
6:40 — Website progress inquiry – Jim B.
per Adrien, have not received access yet.
Gene said he’ll send the credentials
6:41 — Adjourn – Gene
Post Meeting Brew Samples: Festbier vs. Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is traditional style for hundreds of years — amber and malty
Festbier is modern style adopted in last few decades — pale and malty
untappd links to be added soon
- Sierra Nevada – Festbier
- St. Arnold’s – Octoberfest
- Urban South (New Orleans) – Octoberfest
- Leinenkugal’s – Octoberfest
- Art – Sour Brown Dubbel