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Vienna Lager with Lyne Sunday, Aug 27

Join Lyne Noella for the next monthly Club Shop Brew Session as she leads the crew in brewing a Vienna Lager on Sunday, August 27. Lyne's friend, Derek Springer, President of the Society of Barley Engineers in Vista, CA, and his swashbuckling exploration into the Vienna Lager style are the inspiration and he will be a technical consultant on the brew. Those in search of a Vienna Lager White Whale are invited to this adventure. Read more about Derek's Vienna Lager quest here - Read more about it here - https://www.fivebladesbrewing.com/geburtstagsparty-traditional-vienna. The Vienna Lager has a very exciting history and provenance. Anton Dreher from Vienna (Klein-Schwechat) and cohort Gabriel Sedlmayr (Spaten) from Munich took a trip in 1841  to Burton upon Trent to discover the "English method secrets" of brewing, stealing wort and yeast in a hollowed-out walking stick for analysis (see Jeff Alworth's Beer Bible, a great book for any beer lover's library). The result of the trip: the world's first amber lagers: Märzen (Munich) and Vienna Lager (Vienna). 

Sunday, August 27, 8:00 AM
The Home Beer Wine and Cheese Making Shop
22836 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hill (at Fallbrook)
Map - https://goo.gl/maps/2sf6aFKp1et

Everyone Participates, from Start to Finish
The brew session will use the Club's 40 gallon all grain system at the homebrew shop. There are 6 spots on this brew crew, including the crew leader(s), and the Falcon's Share, which will be poured at club events. All Brew Crew members will participate in all aspects of the brewing process from measuring and crushing the grain to clean up and fermentation. Yeast will be provided, unless otherwise announced. We need one crew member to step forward to ferment the Falcon's Share at home!

Economical & Educational
Yeast will be provided for participants, but you may also choose to use your own yeast. Each participant will pitch in for the cost of ingredients (usually $10-$15 cash), and take 5 gallons of wort to ferment at home. So it's very economical and a great opportunity to get some hands-on brewing experience on a larger, more sophisticated brewing system than most homebrewers have access to, learn new recipes, and, of course, a chance to hang out with your fellow Falcons and share brews and snacks. Bring a carboy, bucket or keg for your wort, or buy one in the shop.

You Must Be a Dues-Paid Maltose Falcons Member
Your membership status will be verified prior to your spot being confirmed on the brew crew. You must sign up here by clicking the "Sign up for March Club Shop Brew" link below. Please email me your FULL NAME and CELL PHONE NUMBER at publicity@maltosefalcons.com so that your membership can be confirmed and you can be reached if there are any problems with your membership or with the brew day itself. No exceptions.

One Club Shop Brew Session Every Three Months
No experience is necessary. We welcome new members, or members who have never been on a Brew Crew, to sign up for this event. If you have been on a Brew Crew within the past 3 months, you can still be on the waiting list if slots are left empty by brew day. Signups are at the end of this event posting.

First-Come, First-Served Basis. Sign-Ups Online Only
No sign ups will be accepted via the Yahoogroups, comments on Facebook, or emails to the crew leader or the Publicity Director. Once the crew is filled, members can be on a waiting list. Email publicity@maltosefalcons.com to ask about getting the waiting list. Participants are expected to arrive on time and stay until all equipment is cleaned and stowed and the work area and clubhouse are cleaned up. That is often after 4:00 PM. The Leader(s) of the Brew Crew is responsible overall for making sure that the equipment is properly handled and cleaned up, although the whole process is participatory and everything is up for discussion and debate. The Brew Crew Leader MUST provide a write-up and a few photos for the newsletter, and have all participants sign a liability waiver and submit them to the Board.

All Are Welcome to Hang Out & Observe!
Anyone, non-members included, is welcome to observe and learn the all-grain brewing process, hang out and chat with the Crew. Beer and snacks to share are always welcome. For more information, please email me.

Kampai!

Matt Myerhoff
Publicity Director
Maltose Falcons Board
publicity@maltosefalcons.com

 

 

 

 

Event Date: 
Sunday, August 27, 2017 -
08:00 to 17:00
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