Seven City Brewers December 2017 News & Events Letter

November 29, 2017



From the desk of the Vice President of Seven City Brewers.


Our next Club Meeting is Thursday December 14th, from 7 PM to 9 PM our host is Esoteric a contemporary gastropub featuring craft beers and comfort food.


 Esoteric is located at 501 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA. 23451. We will be holding our regular meeting in their event room located in the back of Esoteric. The entrance to the event room is through the back side door.  Bring homebrew to share.  A waiter is being provided to order food and drinks, so come hungry.


Brew With Club Brewers: We are fortunate to have some very skilled homebrewers in our club. If you are new to homebrewing or even if you just want to watch and pickup some tips and good ideals, brew with an experienced club homebrewer. Let me know or email me at


Club’s Barrel Program: We have 11 homebrewers who have brewed a Belgian Quad for the barrel fill.  We are currently planning on emptying the Russian Imperial Stout barrel and refill it with the Belgian Quad on December the 10th.


Brewer of the Year Standings: Larry Lentz is the Seven City Brewer of the Year for 2017.  Please congratulate Larry for his outstanding performance in homebrew competitions and club participation.


Elected Officers: Our newly elected officers for 2018 are; Larry Lentz President with Bill Taylor as Vice President, Karen Martin as Secretary and Fred Baker as Treasurer.  They will be taking office in January.  We want to thank our 2017 officers for their support of our club.


Learn to Homebrew Day (LTHD) was Saturday November 4th. The Seven City Brewers were brewing were at Brew & Bottle LLC in Newport News.   We had 11 Seven City Brewers with 5 brew rigs to show up and brew.  I want to thank everyone who came out for the LTHD.  Also Brew & Bottle has reinstated the 10% discount to the Seven City Brewers. Be sure to let them know you are a member of our club to get the 10% discount.


Results of Hampton Roads Brewers Competition #6 held on Saturday November 18th.


First Place: Jeff Kaylor (HAMS) with his 22C. American Barleywine

Second Place: Drew Velkey (VPH) with his 17B. English Old Ale

Third Place:  John Wallace (7CB) with his 17D. English Barleywine


Final Results of the Hampton Roads Brewer’s Cup for 2017


Jeff Kaylor (HAMS)

2017 Hampton Roads Brewer’s Cup Winner


Smithfield Hops & Malt Society (HAMS)

2017 Hampton Roads Brewer’s Cup Club Winner


We want to thank everyone who came out an participated in this year’s Hampton Roads Brewer’s Cup. Although we didn’t win the cup this year for the Seven City Brewers, we did come in second place in the overall club results and only needed 5 points to win.   We could have easily have won the brewers cup!


The Seven City Brewers have won the Hampton Roads Brewer’s Cup five times out of the last seven competitions.   We will get it back next year!


Up Coming Events:


We are planning for a post Holiday Party for Friday the 5th from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  We are currently looking for a venue and deciding whether or not to have it catered.


If we have the party catered; I will be recommending we charge members $10.00 per person with guest $35.00 per person with $25.00 of the $35.00 going toward their membership.


Let me know what you all think.


R/ Fred Wayne Baker Vice President Seven City Brewers







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