November Brew day at North Texas Homebrew Supply – Nov 5th, 9am-4pm – Update

Reminder of the upcoming club brew day and AHA Learn to Homebrew Day to be held at North Texas Homebrew Supply. We currently have three brewers planning to brew on a variety of systems. Link to calendar info and address can be found HERE.

  • Terry will be brewing a Czech Pils on the shop Brewzilla. (See recipe below)
  • Eric will be brewing a black IPA using a brew in a bag system,
  • Jason will be brewing an extract batch

The weather looks like it will be a nice day so come on out and join us. lunch will be provided.

November 2022 Newsletter is Published

The November Newsletter is available here, Click Me.

We have our club meeting next Tuesday the 8th at North Texas Homebrew Supply. We only have 4 members running for the 5 officer positions. We need one more member to run for a position for the 2023 year. The Officer job is not difficult and does not take much of your time. We would like to see some newer members with new ideas come help run the club.

This link opens a PDF file that describes the Officer positions. Click Me

The ballot for the vote at next week’s meeting will have a write in line for the 5th candidate. Please consider running for one of the Officer roles.

The Club’s forums are available for discussions. We have not had many posts. Please ask and answer questions in the forum. Subscribe to updates for the forums that you are interested in.

Limbo Challenge Awards Schedule

The Awards Ceremony for the 2022 Limbo Challenge is tomorrow, Saturday August 27.

  • 1pm Start arriving.
  • 2pm Awards Presentation.
  • 3pm In the Pool, sharing beer.
  • 4-5pm Meatapalooza.

If you are staying for dinner, please bring a side.

The Beyer’s address is:
2117 Rheims Dr

Come out and support the club!

Meetup today at Autonomous Society

There will be a Meetup today at Autonomous Society. Starts at noon ends around 3:00. Come out and support Dean Weaver and hang out with club members.

Autonomous Society is located at:
1928 South Akard St.
Dallas, TX

Saturday Meetup, August 20th 12-4 – Autonomous Society

Come join your fellow homebrewers at the newly opened Autonomous Society Brewpub, 1928 S. Akard Street, Dallas. Long time club member Dean Weaver has opened the doors of his new venture, stepping up from home brewing to join the ranks of the professionals. 24 taps are hosting beers from various local breweries, so come have a beer and enjoy hanging out and relaxing. See you there.

Fall Party and Peoples Choice Octoberfest Competition

We will be holding our fall party on October 15th this year and our theme will again be Octoberfest. As we did last year we will be holding a peoples choice competition for German / Octoberfest style beers at the party. Everyone will vote for their favorite beers and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Beer Styles for People’s Choice Octoberfest Competition

  • Munich Helles (4A)
  • Festbier (4B)
  • Kolsch (5B)
  • German Pils (5D)
  • Marzen (6A)
  • Altbier (7B)
  • Munich Dunkle (8A)
  • Weissbier (10A)
  • Dunkle Weisse (10B)

We still have a little over 2 months before the party so plenty of time to get something brewed, if you don’t already have something going already. The party will be held at James Smith’s house in Plano, and we will have arrangements for storing and dispensing from kegs. If you don’t keg you can bring a few bottles or a growler of your beer to serve.

Mark your calendar, get brewing your favorite german beer, and good luck!!


Limbo Judging Starts tonight at Mike’s

This is a reminder that the 2022 Limbo Challenge judging starts tonight at Mike Grover’s house.

This is a request for judges for the Limbo Challenge judging this weekend. Please come out and support our competition. With a good turnout this weekend, we can probably finish in one weekend.

You need no judging experience. We will pair you with a skilled judge. Judging beer will help you brew better beer by teaching you how to evaluate what you brew.
We will have electronic or paper score sheets. We encourage you to use electronic sheets that require you to bring a wifi laptop or tablet. Wifi will be provided. Paper score sheets are available as well.

Please register yourself as a judge on the BCOEM system located here. You will use this userid to access the scoring system. Also please update your availability in BCOEM. Don’t worry if you don’t register in advance, we can add you when you arrive.

08/05a Mike Grover’s House Friday 7pm
08/06a Mike Grover’s House Saturday 9am
08/06b Mike Grover’s House Saturday 1pm
08/07a Mike Grover’s House Sunday 9am
08/07b Mike Grover’s House Sunday 1pm

Mike’s address is:
1939 Castille Dr.
Carrollton, TX 75007

Lunch will be provided.

Thanks for your support!

Eric Morgan, Limbo Director
Jimmy Orkin, Data Guy

Labor of Love 2022 edition

The Labor of Love Homebrew Competition sponsored by Craft and Growler is back Labor Day Weekend. The competition is limited to 50 entries at this point. Competition entry is free. The overall winner will get their recipe brewed at C&G.

There will be a Homebrew tasting that requires joining the Craft and Growler club. There will be a homebrew Peoples Choice competition as part of the tasting. All entries in LOL Competition will be available for sampling. More details to come.

The Event is September 3rd from 2p to 7p at Craft and Growler.

If the LOL competition fills, your can still be apart of the Peoples Choice competition.

LOL registration is open now at:

The NTHBA is assisting with this competition.

Limbo Challenge Login

The entry period for the Limbo Challenge has closed. We have 246 paid entries.

Login will occur in 2 days, Saturday the 30th, at North Texas Homebrew Supply. We will need help with Login. We will start at 9am. You can bring your entries directly to Login but they must be at NTHBS by 10am. Bring your entries and help with login.
North Texas Homebrew Supply is located at:
17811 Davenport Rd., Suite #11
Dallas, TX 75252

Judging: We start judging on Friday evening, the 6th, at 6:30p. We need all our judges to help out. If you are not experienced, we still need you. We will pair you with an experienced judge who will teach you about beer judging. It is actually a lot of fun. We are using electronic scoresheets so you will need to bring a laptop or a tablet with a keyboard to enter your comments in the scoresheet. If you do not have a wifi capable device, no worries, I can print paper scoresheets for you.

Please go ahead and register yourself as a judge in the BCOEM system ( Either register yourself as a judge or update your account to say you are a judge. In that process, please select the sessions that you are available to judge. This will make my job easier when we assign you to a table to be judged.
There will be:

  • One session on Friday the 5th starting about 6:30pm
  • Two sessions on Saturday the 6th, 9am and 1pm
  • Two sessions on Sunday the 7th, 10am and 2pm

We will work on the next weekend depending on how much we get done in the first weekend.Right now all Tables are assigned to Friday the 5th. The tables will get assigned to other sessions when we see judge availability.
If you do not register as a judge beforehand, we can always assign you to a table when you arrive.

Please let me know if you have any issues or questions. You can email me at [email protected]
Thanks for your support,Jimmy Orkin and Eric Morgan