Mar 2016

The February meeting of the First State Brewer’s was hosted by Bob Dreibelbis on February 20, 2016.

Wayne HannaVarious IPA’s and wild ale
Brian Light Saison and Dubel
Craig Wensell Belgian Orange
Andrew Coughlin Braggot 3 ciders
David LawrenceAPA Mystery Beer
Seth & Tehra TolbertMullberry Wine
Shawn Paulsonlava Rock Stout & 2 Hearted
Joe TestaCitra Pale, Import Stout
Bob DreibelbisOld Ale, Chocolate Rye Porter
David ReeseN/A
David DegennaroN/A
Kevin McMullinMaple Rye Oak Barrel Milk Stout on Nitro
William FisselTraditional IPA, Schwartzbier
Dean HutchersonVanilla Coffee Porter
Joebob JacobsKush IPA, Session IPA, Kolsch
Joe KeeneSour Porter
David GobrisIron Hill Anvil Ale clone
Marlana & Joe GalloJoegaarden, Peated Brown

I hope everyone remembered to sign in. If you don’t sign in you don’t make the minutes. I apologize for any misspellings in the translation from the handwritings. Send any corrections to Wayne Hanna at

We are getting great turnouts. This is great. Thanks to all for coming out.

Brian Light gave a quick overview of his conversations with the organizers of Old New Castel Days. The theme this year is beer related. They are trying to have a home brew competition. The details will be finalized but at this point it will be 59 dollars to enter and you will need to provide 2 or 3 gallons of beer.

Middletown Historical Society has also expressed an interest in some kind of joint program, possibly a beer style presentation.

Craig Wensell gave a short presentation progress with Bellefonte Brewing and pending legislation that will help craft brewers

Bob Dreibelbis gave a demonstration of  his Blichmann Beer Gun.

The preliminary schedule for the next few meetings is:

March- Scott Bieber
April- Tom Kennedy
May- Chuck McKenna

We would again like to thank Bob for hosting the meeting as such a gracious host on short notice.

March Meeting

The next meeting will be 7:30 pm, March, 18 at Bieber’s Brewpub (Scott Bieber’s home brewery).

7 Lennox Dr., Middletown, DE 19709