March Pop Up Happy Hour

Please join us at Bottlenose Brewery on Wednesday, March 20th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. for our next Pop Up Happy Hour event. There’s no agenda, just a chance for CASK members to socialize about their favorite hobby and support a local brewery. We hope to see you there!

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March CASK Meeting at Aardwolf Brewing Company

Thank you everyone that came out to our March club meeting. We appreciate all of those that helped judge the 20 entries for our IPA Interklub Competition. We are now good to go for the Hogtown Beer Festival on March 23rd. Thank you CASK members that donated your beer to help support our club in this incredible event!

Congratulations IPA Interklub Winners!

Gold: Christopher Dibble

Silver: William McDowell

Bronze: Scott Peden

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Congratulations 2019 Coconut Cup Winners!

In this year’s Coconut Cup, we had a very successful competition coming in second place and brought home a total of 18 medals! A big congratulations goes out to each of the following CASK members that won an award: Leandro Britto, Matthew Britton, Jason & Denise Click, Angela Costello, Christopher Dibble, Jesse Johnson, Eric Lievers, Jay Mason, James Moore, Mike Murphy, Mitch Nicholas, Jeff Shannon. Way to represent CASK ladies and gentlemen!

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2019 Hurricane Blowoff

The next Florida Circuit Homebrew Competition is right around the corner! The 2019 Hurricane Blowoff, hosted by the Palm Beach Draughtsmen, will be on Saturday, April 13th. The 350 beer limit for this competition has been reached, so I hope you got registered already. Steven Kimbell has volunteered to drive our club’s railroad. Please make sure that your entries are at Just Brew It by the EOB Thursday, March 28th.

Good luck to all of those that entered!

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Hogtown Craft Beer Festival

The Hogtown Craft Beer Festival is Saturday, March 23rd at the Alachua County Fairgrounds. C.A.S.K. will be participating again this year and appreciate those members that came through at our March club meeting to donate kegs for this incredible event. If you are willing to help pour, reach out to one of our club officers for more information on getting involved.

We are looking forward to a fun event. Cheers!

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Thank You For Joining Us

Thank you to everyone that was able to come out to Veterans United this Saturday, February 9th for our monthly club meeting. It was great to see all of you again and get this new year started. Congratulations to this evening’s Interklub Mead Competition winners.

First Place: Jeff Shannon

Second Place: John Peterson

Third Place: David Ankrom

We are looking forward to seeing you at our next month’s C.A.S.K. meeting. Cheers!

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Abbey Normal Beers are Here!

The first of the 2018 Abbey Normal beers are being brewed. First up is Jesse Johnson’s winning Belgian Single recipe brewed in collaboration with Main and Sixth Brewing.  The tapping is January 18th at 3pm at Main and Sixth.

Abbey Normal is our annual Belgian Beer competition. Local breweries sponsor a category and the gold medal winner gets to brew their recipe on the sponsor’s brew system. The competition is open to any CASK member current on their club dues and is usually held in the fall.  The beers are judged to the BJCP style guidelines for the sponsored category.

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CASK End of Year Banquet is Next Saturday

The end of year awards banquet is next Saturday, January 12th at American Legion Post 137. This event is for club members only however it is never too late to join. The fun starts at 6pm but if you are bringing beer and food to share please arrive by 5pm.

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Start Planning your NHC Recipes

NHC application enrollment is coming up. The application window opens January 22nd and first round shipping starts March 1st.  To enter you have to be an AHA member and submit an application to enter. If accepted you will be able to enter during the first two weeks of February. First round judging is in late March to early April. 

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Join us at Southern Swells

Come out to Southern Swells this Saturday December 8th for our club meeting. Our interklub competition is Seasonal Beers.  Don’t forget to wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater. The meeting starts at 7pm. Social hour is at 6pm. If you are entering the homebrew competition have your entries there by 5pm or at Just Brew It by Friday and please register online.

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