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TCHOPS 2016 Home Brewers Poster v5

TCHOPS is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Tulare County Homebrew Competition taking place Saturday, October 22nd, 2016.  Registration will begin September 10th and run until October 16th @ 9:00PM.  Entries are due by October 16th at Howie and Son’s Pizza in Visalia.  $200 in Gift Cards for Best of Show will be awarded as well as $50 in Gift Card prizes to Division Winners.  You can find more information and rules on the competition website.  If you have any questions please contact the competition coordinators.

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October 2016 Meeting – Breakfest at Tiffanys

October 16th @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tiffany Ward’s House,

15435 Avenue 332
Ivanhoe, CA 93235

12 PM-BJCP training (Wee Heavy, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout, Barrel Aged brews)

1 PM – Social Hour (Corn Hole Tournament)

2 PM – Meeting

PURPOSE: To promote interest in, provide education, educational materials and activities concerning home brewing. To provide opportunities for members and their families to participate in enjoyable, instructional, recreational and competitive home brewing activities, and to promote the brewing and enjoyment of better beer.

CALL TO ORDER AND OPENING TOAST:                    Oscar

INTRODUCTIONS AND WELCOME:                             Oscar

APPROVAL OF October MINUTES:                             Oscar

TREASURER’S REPORT                                                   Patty M.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:                                                   Oscar


1. TCHOPS 2nd Annual HomeBrew Competition: Volunteers – Richard
2. Brewbakers TCHOPS’ Club Competition: November 13th – Oscar
Winter Brews  (Wee Heavy, Belgian Ales, Spice Ales)
Pilsner  (Czech, German, West Coast, etc.)
Pale Ale


1. Purchase Chill Plate for 4 tap system & Audio setup for meetings – Oscar
2. Lifetime Membership: Randy & Michelle Dyer, and Jim Belsha – Oscar

OTHER BUSINESS: Open discussion to TCHOPS’ Members

1. Steve Mason (homemade stir plates)
2. Damon (distill: spirits & libations)


October 22nd – TCHOPS’ 2nd Annual Homebrew Competition Visalia’ Elk Lodge, 3100 W. Main St
November 13th 2016 Meeting: Brewbakers, 219 East Main Street, Visalia, Ca.,
December 4th 2016 ‘End-Of-Year-Dinner’ @ Café 225, 225 West Main Street, Visalia, Ca.,