Mark your calendars and roll up your sleeves – St. Paul is once again one of the first round sites for the American Homebrewer Association National Homebrew Competition. Judges and Stewards will be needed!
Judging Sessions: Friday, March 13th (sessions at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.) Saturday, March 14th (sessions at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.) Location: Summit Brewing’s wonderful Beer Hall in St. Paul (map: https://tinyurl.com/SummitBrewingCompany)
January 24th and 25th, 2020 at Summit Brewing, St. Paul, Minnesota
BEST OF SHOW – CIDER AMANDA NEISCH (CO-BREWER: GUILLERMO MARQUES), C2D CIDER
Beers: Ross Winberg (Co-Brewer: Robb Stephens) – First, Table 5: Pils, Kleine Pils Und Hil Yis Pils! Paul Fowler – First, Table 6: Schrödinger’s Bocks Asa Bielenberg – Second, Table 8: Dark Blackish Lagers Dave Bance – First, Table 9: #megxitMegxitMEGXIT Dave Bance – Third, Table 10: Small Brown Jobbers Ron Fitch – Second, Table 14: Beer Styles Trump Hates David Mertz – Second, Table 18: Ipas For People That Are Bored Aric Daul – Second, Table 22: I Like This Style Like I Like My Men David Mertz – Third, Table 22: I Like This Style Like I Like My Men Douglass Johnson – Second, Table 23: Hopefully Not Booch
Meads: Guillermo Marques (Co-Brewer: Steve Fletty, Amanda Neisch) – HM, Table 35: Sour Grapes Paul Fowler – First, Table 36: Flower Ovaries Paul Fowler – Third, Table 37: Stoned Fruit Steve Fletty – Second, Table 38: Sideshow Mels Amanda Neisch (Co-Brewer: Guillermo Marques) – HM, Table 40: Keep Your Brazilian, All I Need Is a little Shv Jeremy Olsen – Second, Table 41: Apples, Burnt Sugar And Made Up Stories Steve Fletty – Second, Table 42: Meadtails & Hateraide
It’s that time again… time to unpack, sort, and put labels on 2000 bottles of homebrew for the 2020 Minnesota Mashout! The Mashout is closing in on 20 years and is organized by the Saint Paul Homebrew Club.
The 19th annual Minnesota Mashout (aka, the “BumbleRick” one) – organized and run by the Saint Paul Homebrew Clue (that’s us!) -is set for January 24th and 25th at Summit Brewing in St. Paul.
Some Important Dates: – Account Registration opens Friday, December 20th – Entry Registration opens Friday, December 20th – Judge and Steward Registration opens Friday, December 20th – Entry Drop Off/Shipping opens Friday, December 20th at 9 a.m. – Entry Drop Off/Shipping ends Friday, January 10th at 5 p.m.
Everything you could possibly want to know about the competition – how to enter, where to ship or drop off entries, how to VOLUNTEER to help as a judge or steward or at the sort, the invited speakers, the silent raffle and more – is posted and updated at the https://mashout.org/ web site.
Any help is appreciated and no experience is necessary as there will be hundreds of entries which need to be carefully and lovingly sorted in preparation for judging (Friday, April 13th, and Saturday, April 14th, at Summit Brewing in St. Paul).