This is the official website of the ALEiens Homebrew Club serving Philadelphia and its suburbs, Bucks County, Montgomery County, and Central New Jersey.
The ALEiens are dedicated to exchanging out-of-this-world home brewing information and brewing techniques.
Established in May 2008, the ALEiens meet monthly at The Hulmeville Inn. We have just over 65 paying members and see around 35-45 members at each meeting. Though, our most popular member is Zymie. If you haven't met our ALEien Zymie, you're missing out!
Not a member? No problem! Stop in to any meeting, check us out, and if you like it, come back again and become a member.
FREW WILL BREWING & HYBRIDS
2/25/14 at 7:30pm
-Aimee Richard is visiting the club to briefly speak about the AHA (American Homebrewer's Association) and their governing committee. Aimee is a microbiologist at Penn who has been brewing for 5 years and judging for 4 years. She is a BJCP National Judge and Philly Homebrew Club member. Aimee is running for a position on the committee to provide better representation for East Coast brewers and to promote education for both new and seasoned home brewers alike.
-FREE WILL BREWING: John Stemler, brewer of Free Will, will be speaking to the club about their history, beers, and hybrid beers like their Community Kolsch. Come on out to learn more about their brewery and try some of their great beers! Two of their beers will be on tap at The Hulmeville in that night: 7 Course Red & Xero Black IPA. Matt Knuttel from Naked Brewing Company & ALEiens Treasurer will also be discussing hybrid yeasts, like "Altergeist," the Alt beer from Naked.
-2014 Yearly Dues are due March 25, 2014. Pay starting at the February meeting with $25 cash or a check made payable to: ALEiens Homebrew Club. Please see our Treasurer, Ed Welsh.
-Dues are $25 a year (March). If you join after the August meeting, it is $15 for the second half of the year. *The "MEMBER" on your profile picture means you are a paid member. Cards will be distributed at the club meetings. If a homebrew store is offering discounts for a competition, etc, these cards can be used a proof you're an ALEien.*
PAUL FROM WINE, BARLEY, AND HOPS IS GIVING BACK 5% OF MEMBER'S PURCHASES AT THE STORE TO THE CLUB. PLEASE LET HIM KNOW IF YOU'RE A MEMBER WHEN YOU PAY!
-ALEiens Homebrew Club Facebook GROUP. Open group, click to join, a more organized way to share information and ideas on facebook.
-Thanks to the members efforts at the Holiday 2014 meeting, the club donated $202.00 and 4 boxes of food to the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission! Thank you to all who donated!
"IRON BREWER IV" In-House ALEiens Competition- Final Round due 4/21 & announcing winners at 4/29 meeting.
"BIG BREW for NATIONAL HOMEBREW DAY" Saturday, May 3, 2014 We'll be brewing out back of the Hulmeville Inn again this year and using NCBC yeast to ferment our beers. Those wanting to enter will need to use the NCBC yeast, which will then be judged by the guys at NCBC to determine a winner.
"BUZZ OFF 2014" All BJCP styles accepted! Entries due April 16- May 3, 2014. Judging on May 17.
Contact the Club or Officers at: ALEiensHBC@yahoo.com
3/2/14 Sunday at noon: Band of Brewers Vol. 2 at World Cafe Live, Philly, 6+ breweries will be preforming
3/9/14 Sunday at VIP 5:30/GA 6:30: The Brewer's Plate 10th Anniversary at The Kimmel Center
3/27/14 Thursday from 7-9pm Brewer's Summit: Meeting of the Malts with Dick Yuengling, Jim Koch, and Sam Calagione in Bethlemhem, PA. Pre/Post parties happening in addition to Summit Dinner.
4/4-5/14 Friday & Saturday AC BEERFEST
4/19/14 Saturday from 1-6pm Split Thy Skull XIX Barleywine Festival at Tattooed Moms in Philly.
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Had the chance to visit a few places in Düsseldorf the other day - travelling with friends from the Braustelle in Cologne and hitting no less than 7 brewereies and/or brewpubs.
A short train ride up, and then we went to work at Alter Bahnhof, or "Gulasch", a recent addition on the other side of hte Rhein:…Continue
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