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Hello Members!

Here is information of upcoming events and club activities happening within the next four months.  We’ll send an update each month to let you know what to look forward to in the next 120 days! 

Within 30 Days:

25th Anniversary Brewing Sign up.  During our 25th anniversary year we will be collaborating with local breweries to create 12 anniversary beers!  Each month 2 to 4 members from our club will collaborate with a local brewery to create an anniversary beer.  Please sign up if you are interested and we will let you know when and what brewery you will brew with.   Sign up here!

BEERS Members Rendezvous:  The next TBBEERS members get together (rendezvous) is on October 15th at the Zephyrhills Brewing Co. Grand Opening.   This is a great chance to hang out with fellow club members outside of the usual setting.  The meetup is Saturday, October 15, 5:00 PM.  Contact Albert Estrada if you have any questions or suggestions:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

[Tampa Bay BEERS] Workshirt Order:  There is still time to get your order in for the official club workshirt.  We need a few more female orders to meet our minimum of six.  It would make a perfect gift to a homebrewer.  Email Dan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to add your name and size!  Or go to this link (Shirt Sign Up) to add your name and shirt size.  Remember, there are 3 shirt colors to choose from.

Club Educational/Interclub competition:  7:30 PM Tuesday October 18th at Mr Dunderbak’s.  The below miscellaneous styles will be included in the category this month:

2. INTERNATIONAL LAGER

27.HISTORICAL BEER

29. FRUIT BEER 

3. CZECH LAGER

30. SPICED BEER

31. ALTERNATIVE FERMENTABLES BEER

32. SMOKED BEER

33.WOOD BEER

34. SPECIALTY BEER

Club Meeting:  7:30 PM on Tuesday November 1st

Cajun Café 2016 Fall Beer Fest:   November 5th 2-6pm.  We have been invited once again to share our homebrew at this wonderful annual event.  If you have beer you would like to donate, you will receive a free admission to the event.  We can have up to four kegs.  Please email Karen Hahn for more info at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Learn To Homebrew Day:  November 5th.  This year we will host a demonstration over at the Lowry Parcade & Tavern located at 1213 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33604.  More details to come as we closer to the day of the event.  Contact Rachel Harper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Within 60 Days:

Club Educational/Interclub competition:  7:30 PM Tuesday November 15th at Mr Dunderbak’s.  The below German styles will be included in the category this month:

4. PALE MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER

5. PALE BITTER EUROPEAN BEER

6. AMBER MALTY EUROPEAN LAGER

7. AMBER BITTER EUROPEAN BEER

8. DARK EUROPEAN LAGER

9. STRONG EUROPEAN BEER

10. GERMAN WHEAT BEER

Club Meeting:  7:30 PM on Tuesday December 6th

Within 90 Days:

Club Camping Trip:  Our annual club campout will be held once again in early December!  We will once again be at the Sertoma Youth Ranch located at 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602.  The dates will be December 10th through 11th.  We will be organizing a potluck.  Also, we are looking for beer donations.  If you will have a spare five gallons please let the board know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Look out for additional information soon!

 

Club Educational/Interclub competition:  7:30 PM Tuesday December 20th at Mr Dunderbak’s.  The below American styles will be included in the category this month:

1. STANDARD AMERICAN BEER

18. PALE AMERICAN ALE

19. AMBER AND BROWN AMERICAN BEER

20. AMERICAN PORTER AND STOUT

21. IPA

22. STRONG AMERICAN ALE

28. AMERICAN WILD ALE

Club Meeting:  7:30 PM on Tuesday January 3rd

Within 120 Days: 

The Annual BFB Brewathon and Camping Extravaganza:  (from the Best Florida Beer site) will be held on Sat-Sun January 14-15 (MLK weekend) at the Sertoma Youth Ranch outside Dade City, FL. All members of the Florida homebrew and craft beer community are encouraged to attend. BFB takes over part of the gorgeous camping grounds and event pavilion at Sertoma for a weekend of beer, BBQ, and good times. This event grows each year and is something not to miss! More information will be posted soon on the website and Facebook.

Join the festivities and sign up to brew here:

 TBD

If you want to join but don’t wish to brew, just RSVP to this event!

Please join our facebook page and spread the word https://www.facebook.com/BestFloridaBeer/

Location:  Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, Florida 34602.

* There are plenty of sites available both primitive and RV (with water and electric hook-ups).  There are nominal charges for campsites payable to Sertoma at the event, no need for advanced reservations.

 

Club Educational/Interclub competition:  7:30 PM Tuesday January 17th at Mr Dunderbak’s.  The below British styles will be included in the category this month:

11. BRITISH BITTER

12. PALE COMMONWEALTH BEER

13. BROWN BRITISH BEER

14. SCOTTISH ALE

15. IRISH BEER

16. DARK BRITISH BEER

17. STRONG BRITISH ALE

Club Meeting:  7:30 PM on Tuesday February 7th

 

There are lots of exciting things coming up in the next four months!  Feel free to reach out to the club board (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for any additional information or if you have something to add to the next update.

Talk to you next month,

Erik Will