Here’s a bit of a preview to what’s happening at next Thursday’s meeting (March 5) at the Harmonie German Club in Narrabundah. We’re going to kick the meeting off at 7.30pm sharp with a demo on counter-pressure bottle filling (details below).

National Multicultural Festival report

President Joel Baines will update members on the takings from this major fundraising event, and outline what it means for this year’s budget.

Memberships are due now.

It’s super easy to pay via Paypal, cash at the meeting or direct debit but you must fill out a form. Everything you need is just a click away.

Club competition 1 for 2015
Entries are now open. Judging to take place at Lawfo’s house on Sunday, March 29. Enter your beers BEFORE MARCH 21. You can also sign up to judge or steward on the forum it’s a great way for new brewers to learn about competitions.

The club library’s online catalogue is up and running!
If you haven’t yet received an invitation to join the library at email asap. All Library book requests MUST be made via this system before Wednesday, March 4.

This month’s raffle
We have a sack of grain from Belco Brew Supplies, Little Creatures merchandise, Fullers bar mats, a stainless-steel mash paddle, Russian River beers, caps from anhc, stainless steel keg disconnects and an oxygenation kit.

Counter-pressure bottle filling demonstration
Starting at 7.30pm ON THE DOT in the bierkeller. We will show several methods of filling bottles from kegs in the lead up to Comp 1. The results will be tucked away for two months to see how the beers hold up.

Brewer’s Showcase
Canberra Brewers stalwart Craig “Stagger” Webber will bring in a keg of his Stone and Wood clone, and discuss the recipe and brewing methods.

Interested in taking on the Beer Judge Certification Program? We’re calling for expressions of interest, keep an eye on the forum for details or email the education officer

Save the date!
International Homebrew Day is on Saturday, May 2, from 10am, assistant social secretary PhatTony will discuss where plans are at.

And don’t forget the education survey

We’ve had 51 responses to the club education survey and given we’ve sent out 130 invites to our club library, we know there are more of you out there. Get on there and have your say so we know what sort of activities to deliver at meetings and beyond.

See you all next week!

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National Multicultural Festival – 2015

As in previous years the Canberra Brewers are involved in the National Multicultural Festival.

Come and see us at stall A36/A37, we are located near MacDonalds / diagonally opposite from King O’Malleys.

This year we have a partnership with BentSpoke Brewing Co. to serve you Canberra’s freshest craft beer. On tap we will have Crankshaft (IPA), Morts Gold (Hoppy Pilsner), Adam’s Cider (Apple Cider) and a tap that will cycle through different BentSpoke beers.

Come and support both your local home brewing club and a local brewery by enjoying a fresh beer while at the Multicultural Festival.

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The next club meeting is on Thursday March 5, which is five days from now. More information about club meetings is available on the Meetings page.

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