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Guild Holiday Party Charity Vote

The Guild has requested each club submit a vote for the charities that will receive funds from their Holiday Party. Please select three(3) charities.

  • Americares (90%, 9 Votes)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (40%, 4 Votes)
  • Animal Advocates of Howard County (30%, 3 Votes)
  • So Others Might Eat (SOME) (30%, 3 Votes)
  • Dogs XL Rescue (20%, 2 Votes)
  • Martha's Table (20%, 2 Votes)
  • Rage Against Addiction (20%, 2 Votes)
  • Fisher House Foundation (10%, 1 Votes)
  • Guinto's Helping Hands (0%, 0 Votes)
  • STRIVE DC (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 10

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August Meeting Minutes


  • ChiliBrew - Friday, October 13th @ Zion's Lutheran
    • Interested in competing?  The cost is $10.
    • Graham is going to coordinate with brewers on the Baltibrew table, looking for 4 to 6 folks to brew and staff it.
    • Going to need lots of help with volunteers.  We will reach out to Mike Andrews to get an update next month.
  • September Group Brew - Graham's house in Pigtown on Sunday, September 10th @ Noon.  He will likely be brewing for Chilibrew.
  • August/September Social - Targeting Manor Hill on Saturday, September 30th.  More information to come.
  • Local Brew Related Happenings
    • 2017 MD Microbrewery Fest Homebrew Competition First Call for Judges -  Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ Union Mills Homestead, just north of Westminster, Maryland.   Stewards also needed.   Free admission to the Maryland Microbrewery Festival; Complimentary breakfast prepared by the excellent cooks of the host club, the Midnight Homebrewers' League; Complementary lunch provided by our sponsor and partner, Buffalo Wild Wings.  Jon Blair has already responded.
    • NASAcrabs2017 - Zymurnauts and SPBW Annual Crab Feast @ Goddard - Saturday, September 23rd.  50 bucks if you register before Sept 1.
    • Brass Tap Homebrew Event.  From Barry - We're thinking about hosting an event at The Brass Tap during Baltimore Beer Week for people to learn about home brewing. Not sure exactly how we'd structure it, but something like having some of brewing components to show the steps of the brewing process, and walking through those steps.  Jon Blair has responded to Barry since he interested in playing host for a few hours to talk about homebrewing.  Possibly Saturday, October 14th or Sunday the 15th.
    • RAR Summer Block Party at World of Beer - August 17th @ McHenry Row from 5 to 9PM -
    • Sunday, August 19th - Fiesta del Sol @ Union.  This is fundraiser with Clavel and Charmery where they will be release special barrel aged fruited goses.
    • Nepethene & Birrotecca's HOPPED -is Saturday, August 26th @ Birrotecca from 12 to 4 pm.  Get tickets early if you can as they cost more at the door.  You can get your tickets at
  • Iron Brewer - Ingredient for November is apples!
  • Ed Topic - Brett!
  • Announcements from Nepethene/Bryan/Jill
  • Homebrew Swap









July Minutes

I've been a bad secretary.  Thanks to Kris for providing minutes:

  • Chilibrew Update - Mike
  • Guild Notes - Jude
    • Mashout - 30th anniversary year – August 17-20 at a new location: Fort Royale Farm in Bedford, PA (just north of Cumberland). Registration is open, cost is lower than previous years: 
    • Guild looking to incorporate as a non-profit
    • Lots of competitions coming up!  See the attached guild notes.
  • Future Group Brew Plans
    • Look out for information on the September brew, which could be a group brew for chilibrew beers
  • Logistics Upload - Greg
    • 42 Paying Members - Insurance for this year submitted
    • 501c7 Application is mostly complete, preparing our financial statements
    • Will not happen in time to get the one day liquor license for Chilibrew, this isn't a problem for the event as there are other means for securing the license
  • Social Happenings - Ryan
    • Wet City's Cityscape Party - Today, Friday July 21st
    • Troeg's bus trip through AVAM Saturday July, 29th
    • The next BaltiBrew social will be in August or September, ideas floated included a Oliver or Monument City tap room visit.  Detter will reach out to the soon to be opened Suspended Brewing to see if they are interested in doing something.  Watch the listserve for more information.
  • August RaR Trip
    • Kris, Graham, Becky, and Christoph are headed to RaR for day trip on Saturday, August 12th. If you want to join us, let us know!  We'll work out the logistics as it closer but we're definitely going.
  • Brett Discussion - Everyone
  • Announcements
    • Ian is looking for a home for his big brew gear, if you know of a space, ping him
  • Homebrew swap!