Congrats to the LBG members who placed in the 2015 Greater Topeka Hall of Foamers Brew Bash Competition! The competition included 155 entries from nine states, 56 brewers from 14 homebrew clubs. Categories 2, 4, 15 (pilsner, dark lager, German wheat and rye) Third – Jared Rudy, “May the Schwarz Beer with You” Category 12 (porter) Second...
Many LBG members attended Ballast Point Brewing launch events in October around Lawrence. Crown Distributors, Ted’s Taphouse, The Burger Stand at the Casbah and Merchants Pub & Plate hosted launch events to welcome the San Diego brewery to Kansas.
Several LBG members took part in Free State Brewing Co.’s wort giveaway on Oct. 9. The wort was second-runnings from the brewery’s Old Backus Barleywine.
The LBG met Oct. 8 for its monthly meeting. Steve Holle, with KC Bier Co., gave a presentation about German brewing techniques. Member Bob Dieterle led the tasting on Oktoberfest beers.