Trick or Treat Home Brew Tasting

Eat Drink and Be Scary at KAXE

 October 31, 2014 from 6-9 PM
Trick or Treat, Home Brew Tasting & More
Big & Little Monsters Welcome

260 NE 2nd Street, Grand Rapids

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Club Meeting Oct. 22nd

We have a meeting on the 22nd of October.  See the calendar for more details.

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Fabelhafte Oktoberfest

Lining Up For Home Brew SamplesWhat a fabulous event.   The Forest History Center was the site of this year’s Oktoberfest fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation, and all of the elements came together to make it a great evening:

  • perfect weather
  • beautiful setting
  • great food and drink
  • fun people and good friends

HomeBrew Menu-Oktoberfest2014Our club was invited to conduct a tasting, was we provided samples of several beer styles, including: Berliner Weisse, Dunkel Weizen, two India Pale Ales, Belgian Strong Ale, Rhubarb Pale Ale, California Common, Regal Pale Ale (Big Brew 2014), two Russian Imperial Stouts, and an Altbier.  We also has homemade root beer and cream soda.

The event started at 5PM and folks were lined up right away.  The GRACF sold about 480 tickets, and the while not all of them sampled our homebrew, a lot of them did.  We were a little concerned that with us giving away sample of our beer, it might affect sales at the event beer tent.  But it was not the case, as the event organizers had to order more beer for their needs.

Three Boreal Brewers-Oktoberfest 2014Our club was represented by Bud C, Steve B, and Chad H.  Larry J and Mike T also donated beer to be shared, but were not able to attend.  We had a great time talking about our hobby and sharing our beer with people who appreciate craft beers, as well as introducing it to others who have never tried it.

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We’ll Be @ Oktoberfest!

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Saturday September 27, 2014, 5PM @ The Forest History Center

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation is building on last year’s success and expanding their food and beverage selections including a Bavarian pig roast, wienerschnitzel and bratwurst, all locally sourced.

The Boreal Brewers will be providing home brew beer samples in the Homebrew Pavilion and our hosts have expanded their beer offerings at their beer wagon.

In addition to the German Game Midway, enjoy some festive polka music by Wisconsin’s own Polkarioty!

Save the Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 – 5-10pm
Tickets online @ www.gracf.org*
Location: Forest History Center, 2609 County Road 76, Grand Rapids, MN 5744

*Note: None of the proceeds of this event are paid to the Boreal Brewers Homebrew club nor any of its members sharing their beer at this event.
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