January 2016 Meeting Notes

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HHCBC January 2016 Meeting Notes


Upcoming Festivals/Pouring Events

Taste of Rockville Center

  • We poured at this event last year.  It’s a charity event, so all for good causes.
  • The event will this Friday, January 22 in RVC.
  • We will have six beers being poured here.
  • If you’re interested in going, we will have the website URL in the meeting notes.


Hops & Props

  • Saturday, February 27 at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City.
  • We have a couple of spots left to pour at this event.
  • If you’re interested in pouring, see Ken or Eric S.


Spring Craft Beer Festival

  • Spring Craft Beer Festival will be at Belmont on April 2.  We will have as many brewers as we can at this event.


Blue Point Cask Ale Festival

  • The Cask Ale Festival at Blue Point is normally mid- to late-April.  
  • We are reaching out to see how we can participate.


National Homebrew Conference


  • Next year the NHC will be held in Baltimore.  June 9-11.
  • Great event, with tons of seminars & discussions.  A club night, where clubs set up and pour their best beers, and just all around a lot of fun.
  • We’ve formed a committee headed up by Ken and Eric S.  We are looking for three more people to sit on the committee and help organize and plan the event.



Club Incorporation, Constitution & By-Laws

  • The Consitution and By-Laws were adopted by the club.
  • Membership will entitle you to:
    • pour at festivals and other events
    • get priority signups at classes, clinics and other events
    • access membership discounts we are negotiating at local restaurants, bars, breweries and merchants
    • borrow club equipment (with a security deposit)
  • Club leadership positions will be filled for the first year as follows:
    • President – Sam Schuster
    • Vice President – Ken Dalton
    • Secretary – Peter Tripp
    • Treasurer – Danielle Malone
    • Membership Coordinator – Jason Scott
    • Marketing and Events Coordinator – Eric Sowa


Next Meeting

  • The next meeting we will Tuesday, February 16 @ EAT Gastropub in Oceanside.
  • Our speaker will be Kevin Sihler – Co-Founder and Head Brewer at Sand City Brewing in Northport.


Thanks to Press 195!

  • We want to take a moment to thank everyone at Press 195 for having us back.  

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