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August, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, August 26th at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The August meeting will be a commercial meeting ($10) featuring Tracy Hurst, Brewmaster of Metroplitan Brewing Company. Tracy and her husband, Doug are Wisconsin natives brewing in Chicago.  Metropolitan began distributing into the Wisconsin market this spring.  Bring your lager process questions to the meeting as Tracy and Doug brew lager beers exclusively! As a bonus, we'll be sampling Metropolitan's not yet released Oktoberfest among others.

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share. We'd like each member who brings a keg to talk a little about the beer you're sharing. This allows you to better showcase your homebrew as well as receive constructive feedback from the club.  If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   and let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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July, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, July 22nd at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The July meeting will be a commercial meeting ($10) featuring Karben4 Brewing Company out of Madison. Brewmaster Ryan Koga along with owners Alex Evan and Zak Koga will be our guests. Karben4 is currently in limited distribution in the Milwaukee area so this will be an excellent opportunity to sample taproom-only beers while talking with the guys at K4 about their rapid success in the Wisconsin brewing industry.

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share. Beginning this month we'd like each member who brings a keg to talk a little about the beer you're sharing. This allow you to better showcase your homebrew as well as receive contructive feedback from the club. If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   and let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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June, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, June 24 at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The May meeting will be a commercial meeting ($10) with a unique twistDave Mueller from Usinger’s Sausage will be our guest for our first ever “Usinger’s sausage and Milwaukee craft brew pairing."  We’ll be sampling various Usinger’s sausages along with beers from Milwaukee area craft brewers.  The brewers at Sprecher, Lakefront, MKE Brewing Co., Brenner and St. Francis Brewing have been gracious enough to hand select the beers for this pairing.  In addition, Chef Don Walsh Jr. of The Blue Heron Supper Club in Big Bend, WI. and Chef Scott Mattfeld of Quarry Catering in Lannon, WI. are busy designing prepared sausage samplers around these beer selections (does chicken sausage wrapped in apple wood smoked bacon sound good?).  It should be a pretty special meeting this month so I hope you all can attend!  

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share.  Bringing your beer to a meeting is a great way to get feedback and share your delicious brew with like-minded beer enthusiasts.  If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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May, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, May 27 at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The May meeting will be a homebrew meeting ($5). This month will be the culmination of our hop project. Several Barons brewed Bob Manke's Three Floyd's Zombie Dust clone recipe with the only difference being the hop used. Each brew contained a single hop and the hops employed were:

It should be interesting to compare the results and see how each of these hops brings it's own distinctive character to the beer.  Be sure to come and join in the fun.

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share.  Bringing your beer to a meeting is a great way to get feedback and share your delicious brew with like-minded beer enthusiasts.  If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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April, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, April 22 at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The April meeting will be a commercial meeting ($10). This month we have Bill Tressler, owner of Hinterland Brewing & Gastropubs as guest speaker.  Hinterland Gastropub continues to be one of the most highly rated restaurants in Milwaukee and they have also been collaborating with local craft brewers and retailers recently so this should be a very interesting meeting. We'll be sampling some of Hinterland's year-round, seasonal and taproom-only beers.

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share.  Bringing your beer to a meeting is a great way to get feedback and share your delicious brew with like-minded beer enthusiasts.  If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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March, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, March 25 at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The March meeting will be a commercial meeting ($10). We keep the Madison brewery theme going when Dean Coffey, Co-Founder and Brewmaster of Ale Asylum joins to talk about the recent brewery expansion and all things Ale Asylum. Be sure not to miss this one as there might be a beer or two to sample which you won't currently find on shelves. 

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share.  Bringing your beer to a meeting is a great way to get feedback and share your delicious brew with like-minded beer enthusiasts.  If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

Baron's Brewing Prowess On Display

The Beer Barons would like to congratulate the following members on their 2015 competition wins. 

Way to go! 

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Award

Style Competition
 best-of-show-3 Josh Strupp 

ESB Ramp Up

Milwaukee Brewing Company                                                                                      

8C: Extra Speical/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)                                              2015 Midwinter                               
Gold Medal

 John Blythin

Co Brewer: Renee Weinberger                            

 Gold Medal Stong British Ale 2015 Midwinter
Gold Medal

Dan Schlosser

Gold Medal Dark American Beer 2015 Midwinter
Silver Medal

 Victor Williams

Co Brewer: David Hardeman                                                                                  

Silver Medal  Russian Imperial Stout 2015 Midwinter
Silver Medal Dan Schlosser Silver Medal European Sour Ale 2015 Midwinter
Bronze Medal Tyler Fitzgerald Bronze Medal Russian Imperial Stout 2015 Midwinter
Bronze Medal  Bob Manke  Bronze Medal Amber Malty European Lager 2015 Midwinter
Bronze Medal Sig Copple Bronze Medal English Bitter 2015 Midwinter
Bronze Medal James Wischer Bronze Medal Specialty IPA 2015 Midwinter

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February, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, February 25 at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The February meeting will be a commercial meeting ($10). Rob Lobreglio, Co-Founder and Brewmaster of The Great Dane Pub and Brewing will be on hand to talk about the future of The Great Dane and share samples of his beers.

As always, we encourage you to bring your homebrew to share.  Bringing your beer to a meeting is a great way to get feedback and share your delicious brew with like-minded beer enthusiasts.  If you bring a keg (or enough bottles to share) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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January, 2015 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, January 28th at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners.

The January meeting will be a homebrew meeting ($5). Our gadget guru, Dave Campbell, will be back for Gadget Night Part III along with special guest Spike Brewing. We'll also have Sierra Nevada Celebration and Lakefront Oktoberfest on tap. The January meetings typically start late and are noisy due to everyone renewing their membership. If the meeting has started, please be considerate of the speaker while you're checking in and/or renewing your membership.  

We will continue our homebrew format from last year. If you bring a keg (or enough bottle to share with the club) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  in advance or let Josh know directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to let us know what you are bringing so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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December, 2014 Member Meeting

The Beer Barons of Milwaukee invite you to attend our upcoming member meeting, Wednesday, December 17th at our usual location, Cliffords Supper Club in Hales Corners. Mark your calendars and don't forget it is a week early this month in observance of the Christmas holiday.

December is our annual Christmas party. Clifford's will be serving broasted chicken along with all the sides. Please remember to bring a cold dish or dessert to share. On tap for the party we will have Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Oskar Blues Ten FIDY, Founders Devil Dancer, Founders Backwoods Bastard, Sierra Nevada Celebration, Bell's Winter White and Lakefront Beer Line Barley Wine. In bottles we will have Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Cherry Stout, Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale and New Glarus Oud Bruin.

This years raffle will include a 15 gallon MegaPot 1.2, sacks of malt, a Blichmann Beer Gun, a Dark Star burner and other great prizes.

If you bring a keg (or enough bottle to share with the club) to the meeting and email the board in advance to let us know what you are bringing, we will give you $20 for your ingredients.  Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  in advance to let us know what you are bringing so we can have adequate serving equipment on hand.

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