Sent: 5/16/10

Greetings from Keystone Homebrew!

In this email:
Philly Beer Geek 2010
Randy Mosher Book Signing & Beer Event
Beers of Summer Fundraiser
Brewing Classes
Homebrew Club Meetings

Do you know beer? Do you love beer? Do you have what it takes to be Philly Beer Geek? How does over $1000 in prizes including 2 tickets to the GABF sound? Justify your obsession and become the Next Philly Beer Geek.

If you don’t see a preliminary round near you, GET YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL BEER PLACE TO SPONSOR ONE before it’s too late. Deadline for preliminary rounds is Monday, May 24.

Thursday, June 10
Sure, we had to wait a few extra months, but the timing couldn’t be better! Randy Mosher will be visiting our humble homebrew shop in Montgomeryville during Philly Beer Week on Thursday, June 10 between 5:30 and 6:30 PM. If you’ve read any of his books (listed below), then you know you don’t want to miss this! Randy is one of the premier authors on homebrewing and one of the great ambassadors for craft beer in this country. Following the store visit, he will be going to Iron Hill Brewery in North Wales ( where he will lead a short presentation about Tasting Beer. The Iron Hill event starts at 7:00 PM, costs $10 per person, and includes a free pint, tutored tasting of 4 beers, light snacks. Purchase your tickets exclusively through Keystone Homebrew:

Friday, May 28, 7:00 PM
Get your tickets in advance for this terrific fundraiser, which helps the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raise money for the fight against blood cancer. There will be 40+ beers poured at the event, including more than 10 different homebrews from Lehigh Valley Homebrewers and our own Judy Parsons. Advance tickets are just $30 (if available, $40 at the door):

In celebration of Philly Beer Week, we are holding both an introductory class for beginners and and advanced class for fanatical brewers who want to learn all-grain techniques. These classes tend to sell out early; we will need payment in advance to reserve your spot. Sign up today!

All-Grain Brewing (Advanced)
Saturday, June 5, 10:00 AM
Whether you are looking to make the jump to all-grain brewing or you just want to improve your techniques, you will love this class!

Award winning instructor David Grosch will demonstrate mashing, sparging, boiling, and chilling methods. The class will be held in the parking lot behind our Montgomervyille store, and will run until around 3:00 PM, with lunch included. Bring some homebrew to share! $75 per person

Introduction to Brewing
Wednesday, June 9, 7:00 PM at Studio M Foods (near our Montgomeryville store, First-time brewers will learn about basic equipment and techniques, and will get hands-on experience brewing, bottling, and tasting homebrew. If you can’t make this one, a second Introduction to Brewing class will be held on Wednesday, June 23 (same time, same place). The class makes a great Fathers Day gift! $40 per person

Join us for one of these friendly gatherings of homebrewers who like to share their homebrews and talk about homebrewing. No need to RSVP; just bring some homebrew!

Keystone Hops Homebrew Club ( Montgomeryville, Thursday, May 20, 7:00 PM Lehigh Valley Homebrewers ( Bethlehem, Tuesday, May 25, 7:30 PM at the Steelgaarden across from our store

Ferment on!

Jason Harris
Keystone Homebrew Supply
Proud Sponsor of the Philly Beer Geek Competition