January 2019 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Rocky Stoltz, Heath Braun, Nate Shilman, Jerry Ford, Katsu Ogawa, Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, and Jon Stika. Conducted an election of officers.  Jon nominated Rocky to continue as treasurer, seconded by Craig, unanimous vote for Rocky.  Jerry nominated Greg for vice president, seconded by Rocky, unanimous vote for Greg.  Jerry nominated Katsu for member at large, seconded by Craig, unanimous vote for Katsu.  Jon nominated Derek Fox to continue as member at large, seconded Read more…

December 2018 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Steve Klicker, Jerry Ford, Rocky Stoltz, Nate Shilman, Greg Walter, Katsu Ogawa, Joel Emter, and Jon Stika. Greg reported on YuleTyme event.  All of the beer brought to the event was served (Brown Ale, Golden Ale, and Porter).  Greg presented a donation from the Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation to the club to cover the cost of ingredients for the beer served at YuleTyme. Discussed group order of malt from Two-Track Malting.  There was Read more…

YuleTyme 2018

(l to r) Greg Walter, Rocky Stoltz, Ryan Jilek, and Jacob Walter served home brewed beer at the Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation YuleTyme event on December 8th, 2018 at the Biesiot Activities Center.

November 2018 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, Rocky Stoltz, Ryan Jilek, Jerry Ford, and Jon Stika. Rocky, Greg, Craig, and Ryan will plan to represent the club at the DSU Heritage Foundation YuleTyme event on December 8th, 2018 at the Beisiot Activities Center in Dickinson.  They will serve SnowPlow Porter, Fuggle IPA, and Reindeer Spit Brown Ale to those in attendance. Jon reported that he and his wife, Eve, served Brown Ale that Jon had brewed to Read more…

September 2018 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Jerry Ford, Katsu Ogawa, Greg Walter, Craig Whippo, Rocky Stoltz, and Jon Stika. Rocky provided a Treasurer’s report.  Rocky has brewed a Porter, Greg an IPA, and Jon a Brown Ale to serve at future club events.  Jon reported that the club is invited to participate in “A Chocolate Affair Plus” benefit for the Best Friends Mentoring Program next April. Jon Stika Secretary

August 2018 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Katsu Ogawa, Jerry Ford, Patrick Ahmann, Craig Whippo, Greg Walter, and Jon Stika. Discussed upcoming events that the club will be participating in.  The first event is a beer taste scheduled for November 8th, 2018 at Edgewood Hawks Point.  The club was asked to bring a couple home brewed beers to share with those in attendance.  The second event is YuleTyme sponsored by the Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation on December 8th, 2018.  Greg Read more…

May 2018 Minutes of the Heart River Homebrewers

Present: Katsu Ogawa, Jerry Ford, Derek Fox, Rocky Stoltz, Greg Walter, Jacob Walter, and Jon Stika. Jon noted that the North Dakota State Fair will have a homebrew competition for the first time in its history this year.  Discussed methods of fining beer for clarity and yeast pitching rates. Jon Stika Secretary