Preconference

2010 AHA NHC PRE-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

BJCP EXAM
Tuesday evening, June 15, 2010

As part of the pre-conference activities we will be giving both the BJCP Mead Judge and the BJCP Beer Judge exams

BREWER’S BRUNCH
Wednesday morning, June 16, 2010
- CLOSED
Brunch is served, at one of the Twin Cities’ premiere restaurants/beer bars! Start your pre-conference day out right with a gourmet breakfast prepared by a master chef, paired with some of Minnesota’s finest beers!

TWIN CITIES BREWERY TOUR
Wednesday morning, June 16, 2010
- SOLD OUT

All aboard for a luxury coach tour of some of the Twin Cities’ famous breweries! Meet Mark Stutrud from Summit Brewing Company, Jeff and Cathie Williamson from Flat Earth Brewing, and Omar Ansari from Surly Brewing, and other surprises. Includes a stop for lunch along the way, returning by Wednesday afternoon at 4pm.

MINNESOTA TWINS vs. COLORADO ROCKIES
Wednesday afternoon, June 16, 2010
- CLOSED
We’ll expect the AHA staff from Boulder to be in full ‘Rockies regalia for this one! Board the bus for one of Minnesota’s finest brew pubs for a pre-game round or two, then head out for Target Field, Minneapolis’ brand new major league ball park to see the Minnesota Twins slug it out with the Colorado Rockies! Will Charlie P catch the first fly ball in Target Field??

TWIN CITIES PUB CRAWL
Wednesday evening, June 16, 2010
- CLOSED
Make the circuit of Twin Cities brewpubs with tour guides from the Twin Cities’ homebrew club luminaries! Staggered buses leave starting at 6pm – buses leave on the half-hour from one club to the next. Stay as long as you wish before moving along!

BREWERS NETWORK & NORTHERN BREWERS PRE-CON PARTY
Wednesday evening, June 16, 2010

The Brewing Network's 5th Anniversary and Northern Brewer's 17th Anniversary Party

BJCP JUDGE RECPTION
Wednesday evening, June 16, 2010
- SOLD OUT
BJCP judges only. Cost $10. Bus leaves hotel at 4:45pm to Summit Brewing. Tour, dinner, & beers on tap for the evening. A short lecture on the differences between real ale and kegged ale with a tasting during the dinner. Post dinner education events include a horizontal pyment tasting and a mead blending lab.