January Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Katsu Ogawa, Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, Jerry Ford and Jon Stika. Club elections were held for the positions of President and Secretary. Jon nominated Jerry Ford for president, seconded by Craig, all approved. Jon nominated Katsu Ogawa for secretary, seconded by Jerry, all approved. Treasurer Stoltz was not present, so the collection of dues for 2020 will occur upon his return. Discussed ingredients used in the home brews that were shared with the group. Read more…

November Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Jerry Ford, Rocky Stoltz, Greg Walter, Craig Whippo, Katsu Ogawa and Jon Stika. Discussed upcoming YuleTyme event for DSU Heritage Foundation on December 14, 2019 at the Biesiot Activities Center. All three beers have been brewed by Greg, Rocky, and Jon. Jerry, Rocky, and Greg will serve the beers at the event. Jon Stika Secretary

May 2019 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Jerry Ford, Steve Day, Katsu Ogawa, Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, and Jon Stika. Discussed upcoming YuleTyme event scheduled for December.  Discussed club carbon dioxide equipment.  Motion by Ford, seconded by Whippo, for club to purchase more carbon dioxide to restore the existing cylinder which is essentially empty.  Discussed Phat Fish Brewery and planned opening in June. Jon Stika Secretary

2019 A Chocolate Affair Plus

(l to r) Jerry Ford, Jon Stika, and Katsu Ogawa, served German Alt (brewed by Rocky Stoltz), and Chocolate Oatmeal Stout and Juicy IPA (brewed by Jon Stika) at the 10th annual “A Chocolate Affair Plus” to benefit Best Friends Mentoring Program at the Biesiot Activities Center on April 27, 2019.  

April 2019 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Jerry Ford, Heath Braun, Nate Shilman, Ryan Jilek, Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, Jacob Walter, Katsu Ogawa, Derek Fox, and Jon Stika. Discussed wheat beer fermentation and honey characteristics for mead making.  Jerry, Katsu, and Jon will serve club beers at “A Chocolate Affair Plus” on Saturday April 27, 2019 at the Biesiot Activities Center. Jon Stika Secretary