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

March 2019 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Craig Whippo, Rosanne & Del Kadrmas, Jerry Ford, Katsu Ogawa, Greg Walter, Jacob Walter, and Jon Stika. Discussed beer brewing and wine-making techniques.  Discussed upcoming A Chocolate Affair Plus event on April 27, 2019.  Jon will coordinate members to set-up and serve club beers at the event. Jon Stika Secreatary

February 2019 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Heath Braun, Nate Shilman, Jerry Ford, Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, Katsu Ogawa, Rocky Stoltz, and Jon Stika. All three beers for “A Chocolate Affair Plus” have been brewed and packaged.  Jon brewed an IPA and Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, and Rocky brewed a German Alt.  Discussed beer carbonation and dry hopping. Jon Stika Secretary