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2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

  • January

  • BeerSmith
  • Round table discussion of BeerSmith.
  • February

  • Saison (2015 BJCP Category 25B)**
  • Saison is the first of our four HBOY competition months!
  • Presentation
  • Canning your beer! We'll be demonstrating a counter-flow canning station as well as operation of a can seamer.
  • March

  • LBHB Officer Elections!
  • Our annual club officer elections are held in March. Offices voted on are President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
  • Presentation
  • American Wheat Beer. This style is the HBOY styel for May, so we'll have a presentation on the style.

  • April

  • SCHF Bragging Rights Style
  • We will vote on the entries this month to determine who will submit our club's entry for the bragging rights competition at the 2021 Southern California Homebrew Festival, if we have it.
  • Presentation
  • Difference between brewing structures (1-ter,2-tier,3tier,BIAB,etc...), followed by members sharing their systems.
  • May

  • American Wheat Beer (2015 BJCP Category 1D)**
  • This is the second of our four HBOY competition months!
  • Presentation
  • Yeast starters and reusing Yeast (yeast rinsing vs washing, pitching slurry, etc...)
  • June

  • Any fermentable beverage except beer
  • The theme for June is other fermentables. Have a wine you want to share? A mead? Sauerkraut? Cider? If you fermented it and it's not beer, please share it!
  • Presentation
  • Gose. Gose will be the HBOY style for August, so we'll have a presentation on it this month.

  • July

  • Anything American
  • Our theme for July is American beer. Anything American, whether a classic style or not, is within our theme. From American light lager, to American Pale Ale, to American Stout, to American Wild Ale... everything is welcome!
  • Presentation
  • Disconnects (ball lock, tri-clamp, cam-lock, etc...)
  • August

  • Gose (2015 BJCP Category 27)**
  • This is the third of our four HBOY competition months!
  • Presentation
  • How to make sake!
  • September

  • Anything English
  • Anying English pretty much sums it up... from English Mild to Russian Imperial Stout!
  • Presentation
  • Imperial Stout. We'll discuss Imperial Stout in anticipation of the final HBOY judging in November!

  • October

  • Fruit and Vegetable Beers
  • Let's share our fruit and vegetable beers!
  • Presentation
  • Pumps. How they work and tips for priming and setup.
  • November

  • Imperial Stout (2015 BJCP Category 22C)**
  • Our final HBOY competition month! At the end of this month, we'll be able to crown the 2021 HBOY. Good luck!
  • Presentation
  • Wort Chillers and Pros/Cons of each type.
  • December

  • Winter Warmers or other seasonal beers
  • Share your holiday beers!