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The WIZARDS Octoberfest and Club Meeting, September 2014



WIZARDS Club Newsletters
IssueFeature Articles
Dec. 20152015 Year in Review including meetings and special events
Dec. 20142014 Year in Review including meetings and special events
Dec. 20132013 Year in Review including meetings and special events
Dec. 20122012 Year in Review including meetings and special events
Dec. 20112011 Year in Review including meetings and special events
Dec. 20102010 Year in Review including meetings and special events
Sept. 20092009 Meeting Highlights including Octoberfest and the Swill-Off; Belgian Sampling Feature Article
Oct - Dec 2007Meeting Minutes, Project Simco, Western Mass Pub Crawl, Tips for the New Brewer
Summer 2007Meeting Minutes, Pub Crawl, Home Brew Competition, Swill-Off and Yeast Day
Jan - March, 2007Meeting Minutes, Keg Cutting Party (& Guidelines)
Sept - December, 2006Meeting Minutes, Octoberfest 2006, Holiday Party 2006
June-August, 2006Meeting Minutes, Summer Swill-Off, August Wheat Beet Night, Adventures in Beer School (part one)
May, 2006May Meeting Minutes, National Homebrew Day & Pale Ale Night
April, 2006April Meeting Minutes & Boston Pub Crawl
March, 2006March Meeting Minutes & Irish Ale Night
January - March, 2004Final Newsletter Update (for awhile)
October - December, 2003New Direction for the Club, Festival of Ales
April - June, 2003Pub Crawl, Competition, How to Brew by John Palmer review
January-March, 2003Chuck-Off (Using Magnum & Mt. Hood Hops)
October-December, 2002Cider Making, Refridgerators
April-June, 20022002 Homebrew Competition, National Homebrew Day
January-March, 2002Mash Tun Design, Holiday Party, My First Batch of All-Grain Brew, Porter Book Review
October-December, 2001Octoberfest 2001, Brew Wining Extract Beers, Chillers
July-September, 2001National Homebrew Day Pictures & Brewing Milds
April - June, 2001Removing Off Aromas, Quincy Ships and Czechvar
January - March, 2001To Rest or Not to Rest: One Club's Opinion (on the protein rest) & Pump Your Beer
October-December, 2000Buddybrew with the Worts
July-September, 2000Belgian Doubles, Restrictor Hose, German Yeast, Tasting Glasses
April - June, 2000Try Some Biscuit & Brewing Big (or brewing more than 5 gallons at a time)
Special Edition, March, 2000Oktoberfest Brewing Notes
January - March, 2000Brewing Better Beer Without Buying A Restaurant or, Improving Your Extract Beers Incrementally
October - December, 1999Bottling From The Keg
April - June, 1999Improving Your Extract Beers
January - March, 1999Beer Gas & The Great Experiment (extract vs. all-grain vs. liquid vs. dry yeast) Summary
Special Edition, March, 1999The Great Experiment (extract vs. all-grain vs. liquid vs. dry yeast) Article
January 1998Easy Yeast Experiment
May/June 1997Boston Brewpub Crawl
April 1997Improving Your Extract Brew & Building A Counter Pressure Bottle Filler
March 1997Growing Your Own Hops & Making Yeast Starters


WIZARDS Special Features
Title & DateDescription & Contents
Altbier NotesNotes for Altbier brewing
Liquid vs. Dry YeastResults of the liquid versus dry yeast experiment conducted in 2007
Mild Top TenTop Ten Things You Should Know About Mild
AHA Big Brew 2010 VideoWatch the video from National Homebrew Day 2010 at Strange Brew
NE Homebrew JamboreeBill & Darja's trip to the 2009 New England Homebrew Jamboree
Brewing Better Extract BeersBetter Extract Brewing Round Table Discussion, August 2009
Yeast WashingYeast Washing and Reusing, first presented at the May 2009 club meeting
AHA Big Brew 2009 VideoWatch the video from National Homebrew Day 2009 at Strange Brew
IPABrewing IPAs, First presented at the November 2008 club meeting
Brown PorterBrewing Brown Porters, October 2008
An Introduction to PorterAn Introduction to Porter, compliments of Jeremy, October 2008
Ordinary BitterBrewing Ordinary Bitters, a transcipt from Jamil's January 30, 2006 show
Off Flavors in BeerVik's presentation on off flavors in beer, March 2008
On TapRelease of Kerry’s Kolsch - BOS 2005 Homebrew Competition Winner
Octoberfest 2003Results of the club's annual Octoberfest tasting event.
Summer Swill-Off 2002
June 2002
Summer Swill-off or the club's evaluation of commercial beers, featuring Schiltz, Schaefer and Miller High Life
Make Mine Mild
August 2001
Everything you wanted to know about mild: style guide and overview, history, brewing tips, recipes and more.
Soda Bottle Carbonator Lids
December 2000
Make your own caps for force carbonating in plastic soda bottles, similar to the "Carbonator" product but cheaper and better
Summer Swill-Off
August 2000
Summer Swill-off or the club's evaluation of commercial beers, such as Molson, Bud. Old Milwaukee and many more
In the Papers
September 2000
An article about the club from the Metrowest News


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