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Taft’s Ale House Invitation

March 21, 2015 Comments off

Bloats,

Please join us at Taft’s Ale House for a sneak peek of their brews, dining room, and tours on Sunday March 29th from 6-9pm.  You must be a paid member for 2015 and you may bring 1 guest.  Please RSVP to Logan@taftsalehouse.com ASAP to reserve your spot!

Official Bloats Invite

Cheers

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March 2015 Bosmopolitan

March 16, 2015 Comments off

Here is the March issue of the Bosmopolitan!

March Board Meeting Minutes
March Club Meeting
Club Brewing Demonstrations and Beer Education Programs
BBL Membership Cards
Flanders Red Solera
Taft’s Ale House Sneak Peek


Have you recently toured a brewery, been to a new favorite beer bar, or have some other beer related news you’d like to share with the club?  Let us know and we’ll include it in the newsletter.

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Categories: BBL News, Bosmopolitan

February 2015 Bosmopolitan

February 17, 2015 Comments off

Here is the February issue of the Bosmopolitan!

February Board Meeting Minutes
February Club Meeting **Updated**
Club Brewing Demonstrations and Beer Education Programs
BBL Membership Cards
Flanders Red Solera – Updated 2/15
Free Chest Freezer!
Bockfest Competition Coordinator


Have you recently toured a brewery, been to a new favorite beer bar, or have some other beer related news you’d like to share with the club?  Let us know and we’ll include it in the newsletter.

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Categories: BBL News, Bosmopolitan

2015 Bockfest Registration is Open

February 1, 2015 Comments off

Bring out your bocks!  The Cincinnati celebration of everything bock is coming soon – Saturday, March 7.  Get your entries in before February 27 at http://bockfest.brewcomp.com/.  You can also sign up to judge at the same link.

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January 2015 Bosmopolitan

January 27, 2015 Comments off

Here is the January (barely) issue of the Bosmopolitan!

December Board Meeting Minutes
January Board Meeting Minutes
February Club Meeting
Club Brewing Demonstrations and Beer Education Programs
BBL Membership Cards
Flanders Red Solera


Have you recently toured a brewery, been to a new favorite beer bar, or have some other beer related news you’d like to share with the club?  Let us know and we’ll include it in the newsletter.

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Categories: BBL News, Bosmopolitan

January Meeting – Holiday Social

January 8, 2015 Comments off

SATURDAY January 17, 2015 — Board Meeting at 4pm – Doors open at 5pm – Dinner at 6pm – Norwood Community Center

Mark your calendar! BBL will again gather to revel in chaos and toast to another successful and fun year of BBL activities on SATURDAY, January 17, 2015.

Bring a dish and beer to share. Of course, beer and food pairings always welcome along with foods made with beer.

If you wish to participate in the bottle exchange bring a wrapped 750ml bottle of COMMERCIAL beer. (NO homebrew!)

Categories: BBL News

Club Robust Porter Recipe Competition

December 25, 2014 Comments off

At the February club meeting, we will have a fixed recipe competition on the Robust Porter recipe built by group collaboration at the September meeting.  With a fixed recipe, the only differences in the entries would be based on the brewing process so this is a terrific way to get feedback on your brewing technique.  Right now is the perfect time to make a porter so it is ready in February plus a porter is the perfect beer to get you through a Cincinnati winter.

Bosmo Robusto – Bloatarian Robust Porter Recipe (12B)

5.5 gallons
75% efficiency
SG:  1.059 (style 1.048-1.065)
SRM:  35 (style 22-42)
IBUs:  46 (style 25-60)

8.0 lbs. Pale Ale Malt
1.0 lbs. Munich Malt
0.5 lbs. Crystal 40
0.5 lbs. Special B
0.75 lbs. Chocolate Malt
0.38 lbs. Roasted Barley
0.75 lbs.  Flaked Wheat

0.8 oz. Magnum 12.5% (10 AAU) pellets 90 minutes
0.5 oz. US Fuggle 5% (2.5 AAU) pellets 20 minutes
0.5 oz. US Fuggle 5% (2.5 AAU) pellets 5 minutes

Yeast:  Brewer’s choice

Mash Specifications (temperature, thickness, time): Brewer’s choice

Categories: BBL News
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