OCTOBER HOPPENINGS AT DEFALCO'S
Oct 8th - Home Winemakers of Houston - Monthly Meeting- 4 pm - 7 pm. We’re going to “doctor” some jug wines with acid, oak, tannin, everclear, etc. to show how these affect perceived wine taste. Should be fun. So, please feel free to stop on by. Everybody is welcome!
Oct 14th - Foam Ranger Brew-In - 10 am - 5 pm. A volunteer from our local homebrew club, The Foam Rangers, will brew a beer of his or her choosing, generally all-grain. We're an informal group. Come show up and help harass the designated brewer. Bring some homebrew, good commercial beer, or munchies. Social hour!
Oct 21th - Homemade Port Wine Tasting - 1 pm - 4 pm We'll taste some homemade Ports, some made from kits, some made from "tweaked" kits, some made from scratch. Come on by and check them out. We've just received a new shipment of port kits. This way you can taste before you buy!
Oct 26th - Oct 28th - Thirty-Fourth Annual Dixie Cup Homebrew Competition - The annual craziness is upon us again. This year we have received in excess of 900 entries from all over the country. First Round judging takes place all month on Sundays and Tuesdays. Thursday, October 26th we will host the Dixie Cup Welcome Reception here at DeFalco's from 7 pm to 12 pm. Judging continues at the Crowne Plaza Brookhollow (Pinemont & U.S. 290) at approximately 1 pm October 27th.
NOVEMBER HOPPENINGS AT DEFALCO'S
Nov 4th - National Learn To Homebrew Day - 10 am - 5 pm. We're having a group brew-in. Discounts will be offered to anyone brewing on-site that day. Bring your rig & some buddies who are interested in learning to brew (or maybe just want to help sample your homebrew & others. . .). Bring some homebrew, good commercial beer, or munchies. Social hour!
Nov 12th - Home Winemakers of Houston Monthly Meeting - 4 pm - 7 pm. Our monthly gathering. We usually have an assortment of (mostly) homemade wines (& a few commercial ones), & some munchies to share. We discuss winemaking techniques and ingredients. Attendance is usually 6 - 15, so it's intimate, and we very much welcome newcomers. So, please feel free to stop on by. Everybody is welcome!
Nov 17th - Foam Ranger Monthly Meeting - 7 pm- 12 midnight. Everybody is welcome! Beer of the Month - IPS's & Amber Ales. Each monthly meeting begins by sharing our homebrew. Bring your homebrew to get honest evaluation and feedback. Starting at 8 p.m. we serve commercial examples of the Style of the Month. Bring what you got. . . we'll have some munchies to share, too! Please note that this monthly meeting is Election Night! Foamies, if you don't want to end up becoming an officer, you might want to show up and make sure your name doesn't get entered without your knowledge. Just sayin'. . . .