We can't wait for what 2018 has in store!
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Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday season. It's going to be a busy and fun filled year. We already have a lot of competitions on the calendar, like this Saturdays Monk Melee VII, the 2nd annual Bombing Run and the Brü Route Homebrew Challenge to name a few, good luck to all who enter. And some really great guest speakers at our monthly club meetings . We will be planning a lot of exciting events this year so stay tuned for those announcements through our website, emails, and Facebook page. And any other way we can get the word out.

As we all know, the weather doesn't always cooperate this time of year, but don't let that stop you from getting your brew on! To help you do that, remember to use our "Bomb Of The Month" member only discount at Brew Your Own Beer.  This months deal is on hops. Buy 5 get 1 free, mix and match , no restrictions. Also get $10 off the kit of the month: Hop Rotator Extra IPA.

Don't forget to join or renew those memberships to take part in all the fun. And remember it's a new year with new beginnings so lets make it a memorable one!!!

Just a reminder your 2017 membership ended at the end of the year - if you renewed - see Sean at tomorrow's meeting to get your membership card updated with a 2018 sticker. Renew online below or see Sean at the meeting.

                                                                      CHEERS TO A GREAT YEAR!!!

January Club Night
Thu, January 18, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Sterling Pig Brewery (upstairs), Media, PA


Dr. Roger Barth is a professor at West Chester University. Dr. Barth works on the issues involving beer brewing. He is also the author of The Chemistry of Beer. Dr. Barth will be discussing malt specifically during his time with us.  

As usual, we’ll be drinking homebrew.  Bring along some to share and don’t forget to check it in with Becky so she can tag and log it. And if you’d like to constructive feedback let us know and we’ll find someone who would be happy to give it!
Become a Bomber!

We’re off to a great start in 2018 as we’ve grown our membership! Still, we’d love to see more brewing enthusiasts involved so if you haven’t joined or renewed your membership, click below (or simply talk to Sean at the next General Meeting).

We're planning more member only events and trips, so please sign up to be able to participate in 2018!


New member - Single
New member - Couple
Existing member - Single
Existing member - Couple

2018 BOMB Board Members

The people have spoken, and we’re listening!  Thank you to all who voted for 2018 board. Below are the members who will be representing you on the board for 2018. Thank you to our 2017 Board and our outgoing representative. Bruce Turetsky, Ed Nelling, Andy Poole, and Mike Pantalone - thank you for all you did and contributed. 

President - Mike Kinsley
Vice-President - Sean Mellody
Treasurer - Tim Downey
Bombardier - Becky Soloman
Media/PR - Dan Copper
Secretary - Chris Noll
Activities Director - OPEN

2018 Bombing Run

Congratulations to Mike Kinsley, our inaugural BOMBing Run Champion! He will be looking to defend his championship in 2018 and it's up to you to brew your best beers to take the trophy home in 2018. To that end, we have made a few adjustments to the BOMBing Run rules for this year and also have finalized the details on the beer styles for each round.

All information for the BOMBing Run will now be on our website. To keep up to date on standings, timing of beers and styles, bookmark the BOMBing Run page.

Sign up to participate in the 2018 BOMBing Run. You must declare your intent to enter and register by midnight on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Round 1 - IPA (BJCP 21a)- March 15th Club Meeting
Round 2 - Saison (BJCP 25b, 30a with 25b as the base beer) - June 21st Club Meeting
Round 3 - Oktoberfest (BJCP 6a) - Sept 20th Club Meeting
Round 4 - Porter (BJCP 20a, 30a with 20a as the base beer) - TBD December Holiday Party

2018 Bru Route Challenge is under construction. Stay tuned for updates and how you can help.

Date set for Saturday, March 24th - details to come but it is an all style homebrew competition between the three Delaware County homebrew clubs - us, Delco Wooder Works and Mainline Brewers. Needless to say - we need to drop the BOMB on this competition. 

Upcoming Events and Local BJCP Competitions

Thu 1/18 BOMB January Club Night - Guest speaker Dr. Barth talks grain chemistry.
Sat 1/20 Monk Melee VII - Belgian beer homebrew competition. Hosted by Aliens Homebrew Club.
Tue 1/23 Board Meeting - 7pm at Sterling Pig. All are welcome to attend.

Sun 2/4 Deadline for War Of The Worts registration and drop off.
Thu 2/15 BOMB February Club Night - Guest speaker Dr. Pat McGovern talks ancient brews.
Sat 2/17 War Of The Worts - Keystone hops homebrew competition judging.
Tue 2/20 Board Meeting- 7 pm at Sterling Pig. All are welcome to attend.

Sat 3/3 Winter Warmers - TBD
Sat 3/3 Show Us What You Got! - Belgian Style Competition at Roy Pitz Barrel House
Thu 3/15 BOMB Meeting - 1st round of The Bombing Run - IPAs
Sun 3/18 Deadline for The Brü Route Homebrew Challenge
Tue 3/20 Board Meeting - 7pm at Sterling Pig. All are welcome to attend .
Sat 3/24 Brü Route Homebrew Challenge - Event



We meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at Sterling Pig Brewery in Media.

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