On August 21st, THIRSTY members participated in the Drink Local Festival presented by the Cedar Rapids Brewing Society. The event was located at Benz Beverage Depot in Cedar Rapids and included professional craft brewers and homebrew clubs. Our members had a blast sharing their beers and sampling brews from other clubs!
Congratulations to the following State Fair entrants and their placings John T, 1st Czech Premium Pale Lager John T, 1st Cider with Pear & Gauva John T, 2nd Raspberry, Blueberry, Blackberry Mead Mark F & Greg M, 2nd NEIPA State Fair Results Spreadsheet
The April Virtual meeting was attended by 16 club members. John P. gave a slide show presentation on making candi syrup at home. John T provided an update regarding the club logo clothing ordering process. Warren Yoder, Head brewer with Kalona Brewing Company joined the meeting for a chat session with the topic being beer […]
THIRSTY conquered its first virtual meeting. A total of 11 members were in attendance. The club decided to move forward and order logo shirts and ball caps.
Great article on home brewing in the Cedar Rapids Gazette featuring THIRSTY club member Jeff Smith! Life in Eastern Iowa – October 2020