2005 March Meeting Issue #77

Subject: March meeting minutes

Our March meeting was held at Pizza Uno's. Thanks to Mike Sella for having us. Mike has an excellent Scotch ale on tap 8.8%, get it before it's gone.

In attendance : John and Ray, Leo, Kim, Mike Mc, Gene, Steve Sut., Steve, Keith, Neal, Gary, prez.
For the club only Steve Sutkowski's kriek was picked to host our club also in the running was a Berliner weiss from Gary.
The beers comsumed was a IPA from Leo, Rauchbier from Gary, a mead and Maibock from the prez.
At this time we have a grand total of $724.38 in the pot.
On the agenda :The nationals homebrew club entries are due from April 4th to the 16th all the info is at www.beertown.org. remember in the first round you only send out one beer, $ 8.00 per entry if you are an AHA member, if not $ 12 per entry.
This years big beer fest will be held at Keith story's place which is on May 7th.Keith will get us directions and let us know any other things needed.we will finalize everything at the next meeting.
We need to set a date for our annual WHALES picnic. At the next meeting will will discuss if we should get a beer permit this year and where to host the event, anyone with some ideas please let us know.
We also talked about the national homebrew conference in Baltimore on June 16th to the 18th.the AHA is offering a $99 per night special offer all details at: www.beertown.org
On the pub crawl to NY was Luke, Dave, Mike Orth and the prez. We met up with, Gary, Neal, Keith and Steve Gauthier at Penn Station, and Mikes friend somewhere else. We started off at dba's which had a good beer selection, then we went onto Croxley's for some chow and more brewski,s then we went to ?????? help me out Luke, I don't really remember this place, this is where we departed with the new guys. The next thing I remember we were taking the subway somewhere Luke, myself and Dave,somewhere along the way  Mike Orth departed and we  walked to Mc Sorley,s ale house and then walking to the Gingerman's for a nightcap, like we really needed it !!!!! , we got home I think around 1:30 am.  Thanks Luke for hosting this event and getting me home safe.
                                                             Cheers and Hoppy Brewing !!!!!