February 2022 Minutes - Virtual

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February 2022 Minutes - Virtual

#1 Post by jwkeffer » Thu Feb 10, 2022 10:14 pm

LBG January Meeting Minutes
7 p.m. Thursday, February 10th, 2022

We're back to virtual meetings for at least a little while. This morning, the county extended their mask mandate for at least another three weeks -- March may be remote, too.

Presentation slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/ ... sp=sharing

Presenters: Officers

  • Hoppy Hour in March -- March 3rd at the Red Lyon
  • March Meeting, March 10th
  • KC Craft Beer Expo - Saturday, March 12th
  • Parkville Saturday, April 12th -- planning is under way - contact Jake to volunteer
  • Pints for Pets moved to May 7th? -- 7th & Ohio
  • Maifest - ?
  • We have multiple commercial brewing collaborations this year
  • Brewfest is September 24th
  • Holiday party is December 3rd
  • We received a 1,000 lb pallet of Malt from Free State Brewing. (Thanks Geoff & Jordan!) We have 40lb of Dextrin left if you're interested.
  • Contact Josh If you have ideas for Seminar topics
  • Club Collaborations -- we have several collaborations
    • Free State -- February 24th
    • Yankee Tank -- March 24th
    • Irvine Winery -- May 15th
    • Servaes Brewing -- TBD
    • Lawrence Beer Co. -- TBD
The Club Barrel Project
  • We may or may not have this as part of Maifest
  • We need around ten brewers to work on a beer for a 55 gallon barrel
  • Post suggestions for a style for the beer on the forum
  • Initial idea is still open for discussion, but it is to have ten brewers brew the same recipe and then blend in the barrel
Our Zoom Meeting was interrupted -- we got "Zoom bombed." Our meeting got shut down to clear the crashers. There was a bit of an intermission to get the meeting going again. Our feeds to social media were killed, and the meeting was resumed on Zoom, only. The second half of the meeting will be posted as a private youtube video.

  • We have several collaborations in the works. We're looking to use the openings to the collaborations for people who are active with the club and have an interest to participate.
  • We're working on getting more collaborations going forward
  • Free State Collaboration
    • The collab beer will be on tap at the Kansas Craft Brew Expo


  • 35 paid members, so far
  • Dues are due by the end of February
    • $8,790 total funds
    • $4,002 Savings
    • $2,828 Checking
    • $1,607 Paypal
    • $353 Cash
  • Two new copies of Palmer's "How to Brew"
  • Tara & Lynette plan to do a new physical inventory sometime soon. If you want to help, contact them on the forum
Fresh on the Forum
  • Return of the barrel program
  • Club collaborations
    • We still have openings for the winery collaborations (may not be making wine!) We're open for volunteers
  • Covid policy
    • We're still following CDC, county and church policy
    • We've posted the policy on the forum, for reference
  • Show off your brew system
    • Gregg Kipers
    • Clint Wedel
    • Ryan Metcalf
    • Leigh Keck
    • Jake Jeffers
    • Dale Wheeler
  • Porters & Stouts
  • BJCP Category 20 - American Stours and Porters
    • Deschutes Black Butte Porter
    • Free State Oatmeal Stout
    • Bouldevard Dark Truth Imperial Stout
Call for Brewers!
  • We're looking for four to six brewers (or teams) to brew for the May meeting
  • Any style you want, but must include Cherry and/or peach
  • The club has base malt to provide for this brew (two row and pilsner)
Jon Keffer
Buckaroo Brewery
A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. -- Dave Berry

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