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The Results are in … 2020 Hoppy Halloween

Judged over the month of October 2020
Fargo, North Dakota

Beer:
Category 2: Pilsners – Jeremy Olsen, Silver, Pilsy McPils Face
Category 11 – English Brown and Mild – Aric Daul, Gold, Five Gallons of Yeast Starter

Meads:
Category 24 – Fruit Mead 1 – Jeremy Olsen, Gold, Pomegranate
Category 24 – Fruit Mead 1 – Jeremy Olsen, Pyment
Category 26 – Spice & Specialty Mead – Jeremy Olsen, Silver, Pyramids And Sphinxes

Full Results:
http://hoppyhalloween.com/results.htm (opens in new window)

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The Results are In … 2020 Mazer Cup International Mead Competition

Traditional-Semi-Sweet MeadSteve Fletty, Third Place (“Islands”)
Berry-Semi-Sweet MeadSteve Fletty, First Place (“Summer”)
Historical MeadJeremy Olsen, Third Place (“Polish 1.0”
Experimental-Semi-Sweet MeadJeremy Olsen, Third Place (“Where did all the rum go?”)

Full Results:
https://reggiebeer.com/ReggieWeb.php?Web=1000520 (opens in new window)

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The Results are In … 2020 Valkyries Horn

August 29th – September 5th, 2020 (Virtual Judging)

Cyser – Silver, Amanda Neisch (Co-Brewer: Guillermo Marques), Cyser
Pyment – Gold, Guillermo Marques (Co-Brewer: Amanda Neisch), Pyment
M3a/M3b Group3 – Gold, Steve Fletty, Kinky Cuke
Melomels – Silver, Steve Fletty, All the Passion
Specialty – Gold, Steve Fletty (Co-Brewer: BJ Haun, Curt Stock), Trio Porto
M3a/M3b Group1 – Gold, Steve Fletty, St. Paul Chili

Full Results:
https://comp.valkyrieshorn.com (opens in new window)

October 2020 Meeting

Always the first Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. – 9ish p.m.

This meeting: Tuesday, October 6th. Gonna be a hybrid meeting! Meet in a socially-distanced, outdoor setting (a.k.a. Jess’ patio in St. Paul, complete with electric heaters and lights) or attend via Zoom or go to Jess’ place and Zoom from there. Watch the club email list for details (Jess’ address and Zoom meeting information).

Not a member but want to attend either in person or via Zoom? Put a note in the comments to this page with your name and email address and we will get the information to you (comments remain unpublished until approved by one of us, so we just won’t publish your information but will get the meeting information to you).

Club Members – Meeting information (Zoom meeting address and Jess’ address) has been sent out to through the SPHBC email list.

September 2020 Meeting


Tuesday, September 1st, 7 p.m. – 9ish p.m. Zoomin’ it once again.

Pick up your favorite Octoberfest/Oktoberfect beer/bier or two and have it ready for the meeting (bonus points if you grab something from one of our fine, local tap rooms. We’ll have a chat about the style, what all y’all think hits the mark and what doesn’t (SPHBC is nothing if not brutally honest).

Make a snack, too. Why not?

Meeting information will be sent out to through the SPHBC email list sometime soon. Or closer to the date of the meeting. Regardless, look at your email messages for it.

August 2020 Meeting

Just an image of a Zoom meeting

Tuesday, August 4th, 7 p.m.

The August 2020 meeting will again be online (Zoom).

Pretty much an open agenda for this one. Obviously, it is BYOB. Make a snack, too. Why not?

Meeting information will be sent out to through the SPHBC email list sometime soon. Or closer to the date of the meeting. Regardless, look at your email messages for it.

July 2020 Meeting

The next meeting will again be online, Tuesday, July 7th, at 7:00 p.m.

We are going to have a group tasting of the Mead Day mead from last August, a a cinnamon vanilla mead that Jeremy bottled for this meeting. 

The mead pick-up and meeting information will be sent out to through the SPHBC email list sometime soon. Or closer to the date of the meeting. Regardless, look at your email messages for it.

 

May 2020 Meeting

It’s nearly May and the grass is greening, the birds are chirping and SPHBC is social distancing.

The May meeting will be a virtual one, via Zoom. Details to come.

Tuesday, May 5th, 7 p.m., wherever you are (as long as you have a good internet connection). Zoom meeting specifics was sent to SPHBCers via the group email on Tuesday.

Stay safe.