DRAFT Club Meeting — Oct 15th

Come out for our monthly DRAFT Meeting! This month we're back to our normal host, Warped Wing! The meeting will begin with a bottle share. Bring a couple homebrew for feedback from your peers. Ashley will be accompanied by Joe in giving one of his famous talks on mead-making for beer makers! This talk is intended to show you what equipment you can reuse from your beer making process to make … [Read more...]

DRAFT Night Out – September 27th

Come out September 27th with your family and friends to Eudora Brewing Company for a DRAFT Night out event! Have a pint with your fellow homebrewers and explore another one of our wonderful Dayton area breweries. Thursday is Eudora's day to infuse one of their beers with a special ingredient. Seems like a good day to come out! Eudora is setting up their second location as of this posting so we … [Read more...]

The Prez says: Aug 2018

Homebrewers! We are gearing up for several events through August and September that I would like to highlight heading into the weekend before our monthly club meeting. First off, please note the location change from Warped Wing to Branch & Bone for this months meeting, this Monday August 20th, 7-9pm. This change is only for this months meeting due to Dayton Beer Week events at Warped Wing. … [Read more...]

DRAFT Club Meeting — August 20th [BRANCH & BONE HOST!]

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Come out for a unique DRAFT Meeting! This month our normal hosts, Warped Wing, are having an event on our typical meeting Monday and Dayton's newest brewery, Branch & Bone have graciously offered to host us! The meeting will begin with a bottle share. Bring a couple homebrew for feedback from your peers. The DRAFT Iron Brewer competition will be taking place at this meeting! The last … [Read more...]

Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill – DRAFT Night Out

Time for our second DRAFT night out of the year. On February 27th from 6-8PM, let's meet up for a pint (or two!) at Ray's Wine Spirits Grill to thank one of our great sponsors! There are a number of appetizers, sandwiches, pizzas, and small entrees available for purchase. Check out their website for more information! http://www.rayswinespiritsgrill.com/ If you can't make it on the … [Read more...]

Homebrew Competitions 2017

January Hop Yard 62 HOP Off Home Brew Contest – Porter January 14: Grove City, OH • AHA/BJCP Comp February All American Homebrew Competition February 18: Cincinnati, OH • AHA/BJCP Comp SODZ British Beerfest Competition (BBF) February 18: Columbus, OH • AHA/BJCP Comp March Bockfest March 3,4,5: Cincinnati, OH (more details to follow) Wizard of Saaz X March 25: Akron, OH • AHA/BJCP … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events in the Dayton/Cincy Region

Here is a list of all of DRAFT's upcoming events and beer related events in the Dayton & Cincy Region.  Hope to see you all out there! Cheers, DRAFT 23 Jul - DRAFT Hops Beer Dinner with Fifth Street Brewpub and Little Miami Farms 29-31 Jul - Dayton Celtic Festival Aug 6 - DRAFT/Brewtensils Brewout Aug 6 - Great American Beer Tasting - Fifth Third Field Aug 13 - DRAFT Fresh Hops Brewout … [Read more...]

Brewing With Probiotics

Dear Fermentation Technologist, One of our own has started his own brewing blog, Mr. Jhon Cambell!  Jhon works at Osborn Brewing and has been feeding his passion for sours by brewing up some interesting and delicious batches.  Hopefully you were lucky enough to try his Smoked Stout Sour, Golden Sour, or his sour aged in a Merlot Barrel at our January meeting!  Jhon gave me a breakdown of his … [Read more...]

DRAFT Tasting Panel

Each monthly meeting features a tasting panel where members can bring in a finished beer and get honest direct feedback from our more experienced members, many of whom are BJCP-certified. 2-4 members will have the opportunity to sign up to participate in each panel, which ensures that each brewer and each beer gets the attention required to make this panel worthwhile. You will learn how the … [Read more...]