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February 2023 Lehigh Valley Homebrewers Newsletter

Greetings Brewers,

This month we'll be headed to McCall Brewing Collective in Allentown, where we'll be able to sample 2021 Homebrewer of the Year winner Ryan Celia's collaboration brew, Porter to Providence, which also won an AHA gold medal in 2019. A big thanks to Country Club Brewing for hosting our January meeting, with some excellent beer. They are a welcome addition to what's become a lively brewing scene in South Bethlehem.

The 2023 Homebrewer of the Year competition begins in March, so there's still time to squeeze in an Irish Stout or any smoked beer style for bonus points. As mentioned at January's meeting, this year we'll be awarding sub-prizes for each of the three legs in additional to our overall winners. Remember to check the sale forum on the website for deals on gear to set you up for success.

We're still in the process of sorting out the Membership renewals on the website, and expect to have them open before the March meeting; watch your email for the renewal link and annual membership survey.

As Spring approaches and whatever lingering hope for (or threat of) snow dies, it seems everyone is getting ready to host a festival. April is going to be an especially busy month, so start planning for that now. Allegheny Creek Brewing Company has offered to provide interested club members with