UPCOMING EVENTS

  • January 23rd..6:30-8:30pm....judging of American Porters 20A
  • February 16 2020..1:00-7:00pm........................annual STRANGEBREWARY - unusual homebrews
  • March 2020............................annual WOOD FEST-homebrews aged on wood
  • April 2020...............................annual BOTTLE FERMENTED/CASK FEST homebrews
  • May 2nd..................................BIG BREW
  • June........................................annual homebrew HOP FEST
  • July..........................................annual homebrew SESSION FEST

NEW CLUB OFFICERS

The 2020 WSB Club Officers are:
Secretary is Dan
President is Phillip
Vice-President is Tyler
Treasurer is Jeff
Social Media Administrator is Zach
Beerstock Organizer is Oggie
Pub Crawl Organizer is Terry
WSB Wear Manager is Diane
Competition Guru is Dave

Your former Secretaries Marti and Ernie are signing off. Looking forward to the new direction that the WSB will be lead by the new officers. Best Wishes for the New Year!!!

JANUARY IMPERIAL MEETING

The annual WSB JANUARY IMPERIAL MEETING is Saturday January 18th from 1-6pm in the meeting space of Western Red Brewing in Poulsbo. The theme is homebrews and commercial brews that are 8% abv and above. A designated driver is strongly recommended. Please bring your brews and a potluck dish to share. Don't forget your taster glass and bottled water. We will be taking donations for the use of this space. More info is in the Newsletter emailed 12/18.

DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING

The WSB DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING is Sunday December 15th from 2-6pm in the meeting space of Western Red Brewing in Poulsbo. Bring a Holiday Brew - commercial or homebrew and a potluck dish to share. Don't forget your taster glass. We will have the annual "Bring a Bottle-Take a Bottle" exchange - bring a wrapped bottle whether commercial or homebrew and don't forget to take one home with you. New this year is Rumball Rumble - bring a tray or your favorite rumball (or whatever spirit) and place it on the dessert table. We will also have the selection of new club officers. More info in the Newsletter.

JANUARY TECH MEETING will be a judging of American Porters 20A. This style was chosen at the November Meeting and any club member who is interested in brewing up this porter is welcomed to bring the finished brew to the January Tech Meeting and have it judged by fellow club members. Steve will lead the judging. Date and to be determined. Location will be at Alan B's place.

The JANUARY IMPERIAL MEETING is Saturday January 18th from 1-6pm in the meeting space of Western Red Brewing. Bring commercial or homebrews that are 8% abv or above. Don't forget your taster glass. It is also potluck. A designated driver is strongly recommended.

OCTOBER MEETING and TECHNICAL MEETING

The WSB October Meeting will be on Saturday October 12th from 3-9pm and is hosted by Curt and Diane at their place in East Bremerton. Oktoberfest/Fall brews are the theme. Please bring your homebrews, commercial brews and a potluck dish to share. Hopefully the weather will be nice and the meeting will take place on the back patio. More info is in the Newsletter emailed 9/22.

The first Technical Meeting of the Fall is Thursday October 17th from 6:30-8:30pm. Dave, Paul and Lou will lead the discussion on "Everything You Wanted to Know About Entering Homebrew Competitions". Dave will host the tech meeting at his place in the Lofall area. More info is in the Newsletter emailed 9/22.

SEPTEMBER MEETING

The September Meeting is Saturday September 14th from 2-6pm and is hosted by Don and Sarah at their place in Eglon. Belgian brews are the theme. Don will have on tap his Oktoberfest and will also have bottles of his quad and stout. He will also be preparing paella. Please bring homebrews, commercial brews and a potluck dish to share. Don't forget your taster glass. Hopefully the Meeting will be in the backyard - so please bring a lawnchair. More info is in the Newsletter emailed out 9/9.

AUGUST MEETING-9th Annual Garden of Eatin'

The 9th Annual Garden of Eatin'/August Meeting is Saturday August 24th from 1-11pm and is hosted by Oggie and Wendy at ClanOg Gardens. Summer brews are the theme. There will be smoked brisket and porkloin, maybe some salmon. A variety of beverages will be on several taps. Bring a potluck dish and some summer homebrews and commercial brews. A BBQ will be available to grill your own veggies and meat. Street parking is tight, so please carpool. More info is in the Newsletter emailed 8/6.

The September Meeting is Saturday September 14th and is hosted by Don and Sarah at their place in Eglon.

Session Fest Winners

Thank You to all who attended our first Session Fest. We had 13 entries. First Place with 15 points went to Alan for his Kolsch Trip'n. Second Place with 14 points went to Paul for his Honey Otter IPA. Third Place with 13 points went to Brad for his Mini-Bock. Tied for Honorable Mention with 12 points went to Oggie for his Baby Dunkel Weiss and Dan for his Kolsch. Congratulations to All!

Hop Fest Winners

The winners of our June Hop Fest are: First Place with 26 points went to Dave C. for his Enabler IPA. Second Place with 24 points went to Brad M. for his GMC NEIPA. Third Place with 22 points went to Dave F. for his Hop Revenge. Honorable Mention with 16 points went to Bruce Z. for his Pliney the Elder clone. We had 10 entries and 21 club members voted. Congratulations to All!

HOP FEST/JUNE MEETING, new shirt order deadline 6/22 and SESSION FEST/JULY MEETING

The WSB will have their first HOP FEST at our June Meeting Saturday June 22nd from 2-6pm and will be hosted by Brad at his place west of Silverdale. Bring your hoppy homebrew entries in 3 22oz bottles or the equivalent and label them with the name of your brew. We will vote for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places and there will be prizes. Please bring a potluck dish and other brews to share. You may also want to bring a chair, taster glass and bottled water. Diane will be taking orders and payment for new WSB shirts at this meeting. More info in the 5/31 Newsletter.

The WSB will have their first SESSION FEST at our July Meeting Saturday July 27th from 2-9pm and will be hosted by Bruce at his place in Hansville. Bring you Session brew (4.5%abv or lower) in 3 22oz bottles or the equivalent and label them with the name of your brew. We will vote for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places and there will be prizes. Please bring a potluck dish and other session brews to share. You may also want to bring a chair, taster glass and bottled water. More info is in the 7/9 Newsletter.

BEERSTOCK is Saturday August 17th and Oggie is our organizer.

The Annual "Garden of Eatin"" Meeting is Saturday August 24th and is hosted by Oggie and Wendy and is usually a fruit themed Meeting. September Meeting will be hosted by Don and Sarah, October Meeting will be hosted by Curt and Diane and November Meeting will be hosted by Alan.

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