Bob McIntire will be conducting a special class on the modern way to brew multiple beers from a single mash. The overview of the class includes:
- what is parti-gyle and split batch brewing
- a little history
- pros and cons
- theory and recipe calculations
- making beers widely different from each other
- examples of recipes
The class will be held at Wine Creations, 814 NE 4th Street, Grand Rapids.
Date: March 2, 2019 Time: 1pm – 3 pm
Please call (218) 326-9490 to register.
See you there.
The Boreal Brewers Homebrew Club will be keeping the Community Oktoberfest tradition alive this year. We’ll be hosting a homebrew tasting event at the future site of Klockow Brewing Company, who has graciously allowed us to use their parking lot for the afternoon.
We’re promoting it via our Facebook page, so follow this link for more details.
If you are a member of our club, see the previous post for how you might be able to help out at the event.
The GRACF decided that they would not be able to hold their Oktoberfest celebration this year. :-(. We discussed this at the club leadership, and decided to take action to keep the tradition alive. So…
We are planning an Oktoberfest event for Saturday, September 23rd from 4-7pm in the parking lot of the soon to open Klockow Brewing Company. They have graciously allowed us to use their parking lot. They won’t be open yet, and won’t have beer to serve, but Andy and Tasha are gracious hosts.
We need your help to keep Oktoberfest alive in Grand Rapids. We don’t know how big will turn out, but whether it’s 50 or 250 folks that show , we plan to have fun anyway.
The club will provide the following:
- Tasting cups
- Rinse pails and water
- Wrist bands
- Our Banner
- and we’re working on advertising on social media, signage, a grill for members to use
We’re also working on getting a food truck to show up, and if we can show enough people responding on Facebook, it may help.
How can you help?
- Promote our event on Facebook and twitter. I have link to the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1909038676082005/
- Respond to our survey (google form) on whether or not you can attend, help out, provide beer, etc.
Thanks, have a home brew.
It’s that time of the year again, and we’re looking for some members to help out by bringing beer and/or serving. This is a really fun event, with lots of people who enjoy tasting and talking about our beers. We get in free, and get fed too! What a perfect evening. Let Chad or Steve know if you can help out. Post a comment below if that works for you too.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Forest History Center
5 PM gates open / 6 PM food and music begin
Event Tickets: Pre-Sale: $25 / Gate: $35
Beer Tumblers (includes 4 free beers): $20 / Individual: $5
The fun runs until 10 PM
Our club gets a pretty good billing on their advertisements…
German-style brews exclusively from Minnesota will be featured at Oktimberfest. As craft and micro-breweries explode in popularity here in Minnesota, varieties of Oktoberfest, Marzen, Pilsner and Lager, all made in Minnesota, will showcase our state’s brewing talent.
When it comes to local brewing talent, the Boreal Brewers, our local home-brew club, will be showcasing their latest creations too. Their unique brews, always a popular part of the event, will be sampled throughout the evening as the fire crackles and the polka music fills the night air.
See you there!