Next CASK Meeting...

Our next CASK meeting will be held on Saturday, August 9th at Green Room Brewing. This month's Interklub Competition is IRON CHEF! Please drop off your entries at Just Brew It by Friday the 8th or bring them to Green Room by 4pm on Saturday. Judging starts promptly at 4pm due to the expected amount of entries. Social hour begins at 6pm....Meeting begins at 7pm.

What's Firkin Going On....

The 2014 First Coast Cup RESULTS!!!!!!
Congratulations to the following CASK brewers for medaling in this years First Coast Cup. CASK won the FCC in dominating fashion and is now tied for the lead in the Florida Circuit standings.

Best of Show Beer: Nathan Fulton - Gueuze
Pilsner: Jesse Johnson - Silver
Dark Lager: Jesse Johnson - Gold
Bock: Shaun Newman - Bronze
Amber Hybrid: Scott Whisler - Gold
English Pale Ale: Jeff Shannon - Bronze
Scottish & Irish Ale: Dave Lemaire - Silver
English Brown Ale: Steven Bloomfield - Bronze
Sour Ale: Nathan Fulton - Gold
Sour Ale: Lucas Kluz - Silver
Belgian Strong: Mike Piunno - Silver
Strong Ale: Matt Wears - Bronze
Fruit Beer: Mathew White - Silver
Smoke & Wood Aged: Joe Gilfus - Silver
Smoke & Wood Aged: Shaun Newman - Bronze
Specialty: Nathan Fulton - Gold
Melomel: Mike Lentz - Gold
Other Mead: Ed Stanzel - Silver
Other Mead: Graham Dunbar - Bronze
Specialty Cider & Perry: Toni Piunno - Gold
Big Wood: Dave Poquett - Silver

That's a lot of medals!

Iron Chef Brew-Off - August 2014 Interklub Competition
Random selection of ingredients is underway. There are assignments left to be had and can be chosen at the May meeting at Seven Bridges or you can contact the Secretary for ingredient assignment. Please see curren assigments by clicking the following link: Iron Chef Brew-Off Ingredient Assignments

2014 Comp de L'abbaye Normale - (Klub Member Only) Belgian Competition (October - 2014)
This year's Belgian Competition has garnered support from most, if not all, of the major craft brewers in the Jacksonville area. The fortunate brewer who's beer is selected as winner of the following categories, will have the honor of working with the associated head brewer and scaling up their recipe for mass consumption and ultimate glory. Please note the categories/breweries below:

Green Room Brewery - Dubbel
Intuition Ale Works - Belgian Pale Ale
Engine 15 - Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Aardwolf - Non-traditional Saison
Bold City Brewery - Session Belgian Pale Ale
Pinglehead Brewing Company - Belgian Dark Strong
Seven Bridges - Belgian Double IPA
Zeta - Belgian Wit

UPDATED Entry Window:
September 19th - 26th
(Due at Just Brew It Riverside by end of day, 9/26)

Entry Guidelines:

1.Brewers are allowed a maximum of three (3) total entries. Entries are $3 per beer.
2. Only two entries are allowed per sub-category.
3. Special Categories will be setup in Reggie to enter the non-traditional Belgian styles for this year's comp: Bold City's Session BPA, Aardwolf's Non-Traditional Saison, and Seven Bridges Belgian Double IPA.
4. Beers entered into the other non-sponsored Belgian categories will be judged together to award a gold, silver, and bronze medal. The non-sponsored Belgian categories are 16C-Saison (Traditional), 16D-Biere de Garde, 16E-Belgian Specialty, All Sub-Categories in Category 17 (Sour) with the exception of 17A-Berliner Weisse, 18A-Belgian Blond Ale, and 18C-Belgian Tripel.

For more information, click here

Commander SAAZ (September 19th-20th)

Important dates
Entry Window: Now Open! ...through August 26th, entries must be received by August 29th
Early Judging: September 6-7 and September 13-14, Location TBD
Competition: September 19-20, Cocoa Beach Hilton