March 2019 Meeting – Voyager Malt and AGM!

Education Session @ 7:30pm

Stu Whytcross of Voyager Craft Malt fame is back this month to take us through a malt sensory evaluation process using a hot steeping method. Stu will also give us a rundown on all the exciting things happening at Voyager. Stu’s had a long association with the club and his presentations are always popular so make sure you get to Gorman House at 7.30pm hear from this local legend.

2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

A reminder that we have our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in March where all positions are up for re-election as per Rules of Association.

The office-bearers of the club are:

·         The president;

·         The treasurer;

·         The social secretary;

·         The competition secretary;

·         The education officer;

·         The editor;

The ordinary committee members of the club are:

·         (The webmaster;

·         The Assets Manager;

·         assistant committee member.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else for one of these positions, please send an email to Tom Dixon at Dicko on the forum or speak to him at the start of this month’s meeting.

Memberships!

Ladies and gentleman we are going to be much swifter in asking for you to pay you membership dues this year. You will have until the end of March before we start the cut off of non-paying members. A reminder the all membership renewals are online through our payment portal. http://www.canberrabrewers.com.au/about-us/become-a-member/

Another Multicultural Festival done and dusted

The 2019 Multicultural festival was a great success thanks to the help from our members and club supporters. We will announce how we went at this month’s meeting.

Raffle Prizes

Another great raffle this month with bags of grain courtesy of Voyager, a Gift voucher for you and friend to enjoy a meal and beers at “To all my friends”. Some Evil eye from local brewers Capital brewing.

Library

Make sure you check out the library account.  Visit: https://canberrabrewers.librarika.com/ and check out some great resources and reserve a book or two to read over the next month.  You can reserve a copy of something and we’ll deliver it at the meeting.  If the book is on loan, email education@canberrabrewers.com.au and we’ll arrange it to be brought back for you to borrow.  Don’t have access to the library? Email us and we’ll hook you up.

NOOKIE !

Bring beer, get NOOKIE. Remember every time you enter the raffle at club night and buy $5 or more of tickets you get an entry into the Nookie, bring a bottle(s) of beer of 750ml or more and get another ticket, bring a keg get 3 Tickets! Get on it!

Six-Pack Swap

You contribute a six pack of your beers and get to sample a mixed six pack of styles, flavours, brewing techniques and ingredients, all packaged up by your fellow brewers. (It doesn’t matter if your beers will need a bit more time in the bottle before they’re ready to drink, join the swap and just suggest a ‘don’t drink before’ date). Add your details in the forum. Please put some kind of identifying mark or label on your bottles and bring them along to swap on Wednesday night.

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