Central Florida Home Brewers January 2019 Brewsletter
Welcome to 2019!
As some of you know, Central Florida Home Brewers will be entering our 30th year of home brewing!
The Executive Committee has been installed and will have their transition meeting in a few days. Thank you Chris, John, Lori and Paul for accepting your nominations again and we want to welcome Ally as the new club secretary and thank outgoing Vice President John Sather for his help this past year.
2019 Board of Directors
Please welcome our new board for 2019!
Lori Warwick - President
John Kinloch - VP Ales
Chris Ahern - VP Lagers
Paul Warwick - Treasurer
Ally Riesenberg - Secretary
CFHB On The Road!
2018 Secretary Lori and Treasurer Paul Warwick traveled to Jacksonville to present Cowford Ale Sharing Klub the newly restored Sunshine Challenge bowl. Thank you lifetime member Dave Pappas for restoring the trophy to it’s improved glory! Dave is one of the owners of Hearts Homebrew on Edgewater Dr. or visit:

Best Brew Days!
According to the 2019 The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the next best brew days are January 27 and 28th and February 15th and 16th. Let's Get Brewing!
Speaking of Brew Days!
Luis Molina, Missy Todd and the Warwicks spend a recent weekend brewing a Kolsch style beer for competition with Lifetime member and past president Ed Measom.  JR Silva and Ed are creating a steam beer. If you want to learn to brew with a professional beer educator, contact any board member.

Sunshine Challenge - Save the Date!

We'll be Kickin' It Old School for Sunshine Challenge 2019! We're bringing it all back with a Belgian Night, pub crawl - the works!
Stay tuned for more information but mark your calendars for June 21st and 22nd, 2019 for the 29th Anniversary of the Sunshine Challenge!
Entry window will be May 1st - May 21st 2019 and registration will be via Reggie Beer.
The SSC Committee will be meeting monthly for 1st quarter, then bi-weekly until the event. If you would like to participate in the planning of SSC2019 please contact a board member at
Be On the Look Out! - We have some exciting news coming soon with our sponsor Castle Church Brewing. More details to be announced in the next few weeks but it will be a great opportunity for our home brewers! All I can say is start dusting off those recipes!
Castle Church Brewing is located at 6820 Hoffner Ave #1 Orlando, FL 32822. Stop on by and sample some of their great brews!

Upcoming Events!

January - President's Party - Date TBA
March - Stouts and Stogies - Jim and Kathleen Gilson are hosting. Date TBA
April - Brew in the Park - Don Knights Park, Sanford - Date TBA
May/June - Sunshine Challenge 2019 - we'll be asking for all hands on deck to assist with the event and judging! Sunshine Challenge official date is June 21-22.


Membership can be renewed by Paypal. Send your renewal to

Please see membership director Paul Warwick to update your contact information this month!
💲  Treasurer’s Report 💲
Paul Warwick
                         MTD                 YTD
Income           $80.00                $3889
Expenses      -$365.00              -$4804.24

Expenses: Holiday party and 2019 business cards.                   
All members are able to review detailed reports, just ask the club Treasurer for a copy or email Paul at

For a full list of sponsors visit
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