It's that time of year again. For the price of a batch of beer you get all these greatbenefits: 10% Discount at both of Dayton's Awesome Homebrew Shops - Brewtensils and HBYOBThe opportunity to engage experienced brewers and judges in a relaxed setting to discuss techniques, beer styles, and ways to make your homebrew even betterOur monthly meetings highlighting beer styles, brewing skills, and … [Read more...]
Next Club Project – Hazy IPA
At the February club meeting - in addition to sampling some amazing home brewed Bock beers - Nate Pahl presented the next club project, hazy IPA also known as New England IPA (NEIPA). This style is known for the hazy appearance, fruity and hoppy flavors. We sampled Kibg Sue from Topping Goliath, Vroom Vroom from Sixth Sense, Academy of Doom from Falling Knife, Hazy Headlines from Masthead, and … [Read more...]
February 2023 D.R.A.F.T. Meeting
The February meeting is Monday, 2/20, at 7 PM at Warped Wing (26 Wyandot St Dayton OH). Those who brewed a Bock beer will present those to the club. We will preview our next style highlight to be brewed for the Apr/May meeting - Hazy IPA! There will be some commercial examples, example recipes, and we'll review the style guidelines. Non-members are welcome to come and learn about the club. … [Read more...]
Upcoming Local Competitions
Here are some localish competitions coming up! Bluegrass Cup (Lexington)- Registration Deadline: 20 January- Cost per Entry: $8- Delivery Deadline: 28 January- Competition Date: 11 February- Details: https://bluegrasscup.brewcomp.com/ All American HomeBrew Competition (Cincinnati)- Registration Deadline: 27 January- Cost per Entry: $10- Delivery Deadline: 28 January- Competition Date: 4 … [Read more...]
Bockfest Homebrew Competition is open for entries!
Don't forget a couple of D.R.A.F.T. members are going to take beers down to Listermanns for the drop off so if you bring your bock beer to the February Meeting, they will be added to the bottle drop off. Here is the link (https://bockfest.brewcomp.com/) and don't forget to select Dayton Regional Armature Fermentation Technologists as your homebrew club!! … [Read more...]
2023 D.R.A.F.T. Officers
President: Nate Pahl Vice President: Scott Skiple Treasurer: Brian Sanders Secretary: Mike Olivier Membership Director: John Hawkins Activities Director: Gerad Miller Communications Editor: Eric Saunders Trustees: Joseph Harrington, Stephen Johnson Honorary Lifetime Trustee: Mike Schwartz! … [Read more...]
2022 Holiday Party Reminder!
Our annual holiday party is Monday December 12th starting at 6 PM. Let us know if you are coming via the "Going" button on the Facebook Event, and send a note if you are bringing a guest (plus 1). We need this for a food head count. There will be a fun, but optional, bottle gift exchange, price rangs is $10-$15, Please note that the Holiday party is for paid 2022 members (plus 1s attend free … [Read more...]
November Meeting – Bring Your ESB
Join us for our November club meeting on Monday, the 21st, from 7 PM - 9 PM at Warped Wing downtown! If you were at our August meeting you got to enjoy a talk on British Bitter Ales, and enjoy a few commercial examples as well. We then invited members to create and brew their own British Bitter recipe and bring them to share at this November meeting. We will follow up our British Bitter showcase … [Read more...]
October Meeting at Full Circle Brewgarden
About 15 members met at the future Full Circle Brewgarden location. This is a family owned nano-brewery and kombuchery in Englewood planning to open in spring 2023. Co-owners Dawn and Franz talked about the events that led them to creating this unique venture and some of the challenges they faced along the way. Members got to tour the building, see the brew equipment and appreciate the work and … [Read more...]
October Meeting – Different Location!
Remember that our meeting this month will be at a different location. The meeting is Monday, October 17 at 7 PM at Full Circle, 324 Union Blvd, Englewood, OH 45322. We'll meet outside the yet-to-open brewery where owners Dawn & Franz will give a tour of the brewery, discuss the challenges of opening a brewery and answer your questions. Hope to see you Monday in Englewood! … [Read more...]
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