August 28th Meeting Minutes

Present: Paul Ellerkamp, Rocky Stoltz, Ryan Jilek and Jon Stika. President Ellerkamp called the meeting to order at 6:30PM at Custom Data. The group discussed a summer picnic and decided that the event would be held at Jilek’s on Saturday September 13 at 4:30PM. Ryan offered to grill beer-can chicken and the rest of the members would bring pot-luck items. This month’s contribution from Town & Country Liquors was Bass Pale Ale brewed by the Read more…

July 2008 Meeting Minutes

July 24, 2008 Meeting of the Heart River Homebrewers Present: Paul Ellerkamp, Rocky Stoltz, Dale Sattler, Jon Stika and Tanner Stika. Meeting held at Custom Data. President Ellerkamp called the meeting to order at 6:30PM. The group briefly discussed a summer picnic. No motion was made but a group consensus indicated September would be a preferred time to have the picnic. This month’s contributions from Town & Country Liquors were two Sam Adams Long Shot Read more…

May 2008 Meeting Minutes

HRHB meeting minutes – May 22, 2008 Custom Data Dickinson, ND Present: Paul Ellerkamp, Dale Sattler, Dennis Froemke, Ryan Jilek, Rocky Stoltz (at 9PM) and Jon Stika. President Ellerkamp called the meeting to order at 7:40PM. Motion to change the starting time of regular monthly meetings from 7:30PM to 6:30PM that was tabled at the last meeting was discussed. Sattler called for a vote on the motion and the motion passed. Starting with the June Read more…

April 2008 Meeting Minutes

Present at the April 24, 2008 meeting were; Ryan Jilek, Todd Solem, Rocky Stoltz, Dale Sattler*, Dennis Froemke and Jon Stika. In the absence of President Ellerkamp, Vice President Jilek called the meeting to order at 7:30PM. *Dale Sattler is a new member recruited by Paul Ellerkamp. Ryan informed the group that he had made an arrangement with Town & Country Liquors of Dickinson that T&CL would provide the club with a different beer for Read more…

December 2007 meeting notes

Present at the December 27, 2007 meeting held at Custom Data were Ryan Jilek and Jon Stika. Ryan and Jon sampled “Hop Ottin’ IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Co. of Booneville, CA, “Firebrick” Vienna style lager from August Schell Brewing of New Ulm, MN, and Spaten German Lager from the Spaten brewery of Munich, Germany. The Hop Ottin’ IPA was indeed very hoppy and well made. The Firebrick was a good Vienna style lager slightly Read more…

November 29th Club meeting

The Heart River Homebrewers met on November 29, 2007 at the home of President Jon Stika. Members Jeremy Jahner, Ryan Jilek, Paul Ellerkamp, Dennis Froemke, Rocky Stoltz, Todd Solem, and Jon Stika enjoyed pizza, wings, beef sticks, crab salad and many different kinds of beer and wine, both commercial and member produced. Rocky and Ryan brought a Fat Tire clones. Jeremy brought some Redhook Sunrye. Paul brought his own Hefe Weizen, IPA, Trippel, and Oktoberfest Read more…

October 2007 Meeting and Tasting

Last night we gathered for the October meeting of the HRHB at 7:30 at the office of Custom Data.  Beers that were tasted and evaluated are pictured below. Thanks to Paul and Ryan for their contributions to the tastings… more will follow as the official minutes are posted. No homebrews were evaluated at this meeting. Thanks again to all those who attended.

2007 Heart River Homebrewers Picnic

Well another year has passed us by and the arrival of fall really kicks off the start of the brewing season. To celebrate this transition we all gathered at Rocky Stoltz’s house for our annual picnic and beer appreciation night. Peanuts and beer served as our kickoff appetizer. Brats, salads, cakes and of course beer were offered up as the main course. For desert we got real serious and started drinking beer. Now since my Read more…