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Old 12-28-2013, 06:00 PM   #1
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SLO to Monterey. ¿Que Pasa?

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Old 12-28-2013, 10:11 PM   #2
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I just started brewing, (3rd day of fermentation on my first batch) I live on Vandenberg AFB near Lompoc/Santa Maria. Anyhow, I'd be down to find some local people who are doing this.

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Old 12-30-2013, 03:41 PM   #3
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Right on, Demaskee. I'm about to get round three going. It's a fun hobby for sure. Just an FYI, Doc's Cellar in SLO is a great homebrew supply store. I'm not sure anything is down that way. I live up in Cambria. We'll have to keep this thread alive and eventually plan a meet-up. Cheers!

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It's funny you mention Doc's. I'm planning on heading up there tomorrow to get some stuff for my next batch and hopefully glean some knowledge.

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Old 01-16-2014, 08:31 PM   #5
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I just started brewing, (3rd day of fermentation on my first batch) I live on Vandenberg AFB near Lompoc/Santa Maria. Anyhow, I'd be down to find some local people who are doing this.
There is a brew club in Santa Barbara, though I haven't gone to any events or joined it yet.

IIRC it's called The Santa Barbeerians.

I THINK this is their site, but not sure, hope this helps.

http://santabarbeerians.com/
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Old 01-20-2014, 04:47 PM   #6
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There is a brew club in Santa Barbara, though I haven't gone to any events or joined it yet.

IIRC it's called The Santa Barbeerians.

I THINK this is their site, but not sure, hope this helps.

http://santabarbeerians.com/
THanks! I may have to check them out.

I kegged my first batch a little over a week ago and brewed a batch of English Brown Ale from Doc's, as well as a 5 gallon batch of Honey Mead this past Saturday.
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Old 01-29-2014, 06:05 PM   #7
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There is a club that meets at Doc's on the second Sunday of each month, the San Luis Obispo Brewers (SLOB's). We meet starting a 2 and go until we run out of beer. There are many good brewers and BJCP judges in the club if you are looking for feedback or information. Also there is a homebrew shop in Solvang, Valley Brewers they also have club meetings. The owners are nice and they have a decent selection. I know some SLOB's who live in the Lompoc and Santa Maria area that attend both clubs.

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There is a club that meets at Doc's on the second Sunday of each month, the San Luis Obispo Brewers (SLOB's). We meet starting a 2 and go until we run out of beer. There are many good brewers and BJCP judges in the club if you are looking for feedback or information. Also there is a homebrew shop in Solvang, Valley Brewers they also have club meetings. The owners are nice and they have a decent selection. I know some SLOB's who live in the Lompoc and Santa Maria area that attend both clubs.

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Sounds like a lot of fun. How welcoming are they to newbs?
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There is a club that meets at Doc's on the second Sunday of each month, the San Luis Obispo Brewers (SLOB's). We meet starting a 2 and go until we run out of beer. There are many good brewers and BJCP judges in the club if you are looking for feedback or information. Also there is a homebrew shop in Solvang, Valley Brewers they also have club meetings. The owners are nice and they have a decent selection. I know some SLOB's who live in the Lompoc and Santa Maria area that attend both clubs.

Happy Brewing,

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Would you guys be open to a guest from another club? I'm a board member for the San Joaquin Worthogs over in Fresno and would love to check you guys out if I get a chance.
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Anyone brewing this weekend? I'm doing a partial mash Dunkelweizen Saturday.

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