2017 Hurricane Blowoff Times and Dates

This years Blowoff will be held at Due South Brewing in Boynton Beach.
Saturday March 25th at 9:00
Friday March 31st from 2:00 – 7:00
Saturday April 1st from 9:00 – 5:00
Sunday April 2nd from 9:00 – 5:00
Friday April 7th from 2:00 – 7:00
Saturday April 8th from 9:00 – 5:00 (BOS and award ceremony)
Sunday – cleanup
If you’ve never been to a homebrew competition or to Due South, come on out!

2017 Hurricane Blowoff Homebrew Competition

Entry Window: March 3rd – March 24th
Pre-Judging: April 1st and 2nd
Competition: April 7th – April 8th
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This year’s competition will be limited to 350 total entries with a limit of 6 entries per brewer and no more than 2 entries per brewer in any one sub-style. The cost per entry will be $7.00 but as in the past, the first 2 entries are free for all paid club members.

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Oktoberfest 2016!

It’s almost here! The 23rd annual Palm Beach Draughtsmen Oktoberfest will be held on October 15th at Okeeheelee Park from noon – six at the Tuskegee Pavilion.

Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for guests. This covers beer, food and entertainment. All are welcome!

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Intra-club Homebrewing Competition

For 2016, we will be holding several intra-club home brewing competitions. Each competition will focus on one style and will use a single standard recipe.

The beer style for our first competition will be Kolsch. The recipe that we will be using is the clone recipe for Long Trail Brewing Company’s Long Trail Kolsch taken from the North American Clone Brews book. The recipe contains all grain, partial mash and all extract instructions so that brewers from all levels can participate. The recipe lists a couple of yeast options which are all fine to use. We have also secured a good amount of yeast slurry from Tequesta Brewing from their Der Chancellor Kolsch. If you would like to use that yeast, please let me know so that we can get some to you.

Judging for this competition will be held at our March meeting which will be Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Twisted Trunk Brewing. Each competition entry will require three 12 oz. bottles however, all entrants are encouraged to bring extra so that all in attendance can try your delicious brew. Prizes and undying adulation will be heaped on the winner. You must however, be a paid club member for 2016 to participate.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, just let us know.


Long Trail Kolsch Recipe

Oktoberfest 2015

This year’s Oktoberfest will be on Saturday, October 17th from 12:00 – 6:00 pm at the Tuskeegee Pavilion in Okeeheelee Park. Once again it will feature all you can eat (brats, ribs, pulled pork, brisket, chicken) and drink (both homebrew and commercial), live music by Steven Vincent, games (keg toss, stein holding, chicken dance) and the raffle.

Ticket prices are $25.00 for club members and $30.00 for non-members.

See you there!

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20th Annual Blowoff Results!

Congratulations to all of our medal winners and a huge ‘Thank You’ to all of our judges, stewards and volunteers. Judging went on well into the afternoon, but our volunteers are made of stern stuff and got it done! The celebration started soon after, with plenty of donated and homebrewed beer along with an amazing buffet.

Special thanks to Dale and Debbie, who once again let us invade El Encanto.

Click here for the results!