June Wrap Up


2017 – 2018 Membership Renewals

All current memberships expire July 1. In order to renew or join the guild you may use the PayPal buttons below or pay with cash at the July 8th Meeting. Please bring your current membership card to be validated or pick up any new membership cards at the meeting.

Full Year Single Membership $25.00 (Expires July 1, 2018)

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Full Year Family Membership $40.00 (Expires July 1, 2018)

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2017 – 2018 Leadership Core

After nominations we performed a quick yay or nay vote to approve the nominees since we had just one per role. The vote was successful and our leadership core is set for the coming year. During the next vote in 2018 the Events Coordinator / “President” and Treasurer position will be available due to term limits. If you are interested in ether position members in good standing should feel free to get involved by assisting with either duty. This will prepare you to hold one of these fun, exciting and important positions.

Events Coordinator / “President” – Paul Sorice
Treasurer – Robert Bandl
Marketing – Lisa Bandl
Secretary – Bob Walker
Competition Coordinator – Chris Mc

Intraclub Competition

We judged all of the Pale Commonwealth style beers this past month as our educational topic. One of our goals was to encourage exploration of uncommon styles and for members to enter the beers in BJCP competition. The results are as follows.

  • 1st Steve Wilson – Australian Sparkling
  • 2nd – Mike Masut – IPA
  • 3rd- Paul Sorice – Australian Sparkling

NHC Update

Chris McAlexander won a gold medal for his Cantaloupe Mead in the National Homebrew competition!

Sunshine Challenge Update

Unfortunately Sunshine Challenge judging was roughly 1/2 completed as of the Awards Brunch. Some results were announced but because we feel that Gold medal winners should not have been announced prior to BOS judging we will not be posting any of the current results until the competition is complete. Medals received will be presented at our July 8th meeting.

Central Florida Homebrewers announced at the brunch that they hope to have final results in about 2 weeks time. We are awaiting a new judging schedule and plan so we can offer assistance or at least get the word out to BJCP judges.

Serving and Fellowship

PUBuild joined the Suncoast Barley Mashers and Special Hopperations at Vetterbrew to serve up a plethora of sour beers. Everything served was simply amazing and we wish we could have shared this great beer sooner.