Hello and Welcome Fellow Brewers, Mead and Cider Makers!!!

Welcome to the Dukes of Ale Homebrew Club, Albuquerque, New Mexico serving the local homebrewing community by sharing ideas on what and how to brew, and by holding competitions. In addition to info on this website, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NM_Brewers/join to be a part of the email list.

2017 Enchanted Brewing Challenge Results Are Up!

Lots of fun at the EBC Awards ceremony on Saturday! Congratulations to all the winners! And thank you again to all of the judges, stewards, and general volunteers who made it happen!

Photos are up on the Dukes Facebook Page. Score sheets are available as PDFs via your Reggiebeer account. And here is a link to the full list of winners!

Big Brew Day Pictures - 5/6/17

Excellent Set of Officers Leads the Way to a Stellar 2017 Season!

The Dukes elections provided a solid set of officers/volunteer list, no doubt! So we have: Jeff Jantz- President, Shannon Dyke and Scott Carpenter- VPs, Tim Lambert- Treasurer, Ryan Sarhan- Web Manager, Carolyn Parsey- Facebook Manager, and I'll do some of the events planning/coordination but we could use another Events Director, to lighten the load. We've created a Competition Committee w/o a Competition Director, to lessen the burden on one person. If you want to join, we'd love to have you help! Current members are Jeff Jantz, Scott Carpenter, Kevin Fleming, Shannon Dyke, Marty and Tad Ashlock, and several others not "officially" on the list. I'm being honest in saying for 2017 we have one of the strongest set of officers in the history of the club! Here's just a few events we're planning: -"From Wort to Beer, to Spirits" Club beer recipe design to distillation at Broken Trails Distillery. -Explora, "Teaching Brewing Science". -Mead & Cider Competition with Seminars (April). -Brewery Bicycle Tour. -Belgian & Trappist Ales Seminar, given by Berkeley (From Abbey Brewing), AND MUCH MORE TO COME
Kevin Fleming


June Meeting: Water Quality and Brewing

Facebook Event

Understanding Albuquerque Water Quality Data and How it Affects Your Beer

Mr. Salvas will explain the available water quality data on the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Website, how to interpret it, and how it may impact the brewing process.

Join us at Rio Bravo at 6:30pm for a presentation, updates on events, and brew share!

Biography for Scott J. Salvas. P.E.:

Scott J. Salvas, P.E. is a professional engineer in the State of New Mexico with 20 years of diverse experience in civil, process mechanical, and environmental engineering. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT). His project experience includes water treatment, supply and distribution, wastewater conveyance and treatment plants, solid waste management, and environmental permitting/compliance and remediation. He has been involved in all aspects of engineering projects including: master planning, permitting, design analysis, design, construction administration/inspection, and

Currently he serves as Chief Engineer of Surface Water for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority managing the San Juan Chama Drinking Water Project. He manages operations of the Rio Grande Diversion Facility as well as the 92 Million Gallon per Day Surface Water Treatment Plant, the largest water treatment plant in the State. Scott has also been an active homebrewer for approximately 8 years.

Other Upcoming Events

  • Heads-up! Blues & Brews at Sandia Casino May 28th. This is great fun with bands & tons of breweries and attendees but best of all, we can have our beers/ciders/meads on tap to show the world the talents of homebrewers. Make a bigger batch than normal, then save 4-5 gallons & we'll evaluate it to see who gets to have their creation on tap. You also get admission that normally is $35. We'll have a booth to talk homebrewing too, and we'll reimburse you for the ingredients, so all good stuff here!
Frequent Questions
How often do the Dukes of Ale Meet?
The Dukes of Ale meet on the first Thursday of each month except for holidays. Meetings typically start at 6:30pm. We'll keep updates for special events, educational seminars, and meeting changes, on the calendar.
What does it cost to join?
A year's membership cost $25 per person. Your membership includes a general and liquor liability insurance, and many events throughout the year. You can join on line through Paypal, or at one of our meetings.
Do I need to know how to homebrew to join?
No, we have both seasoned veterans , novices and those that don't plan to brew but want to learn more about the brewing process and beer styles.
Can I donate to the Dukes of Ale?
Yes, the Dukes of Ale is now a Non-Profit 501 (c7) organization. As a non-profit we rely on membership dues, competition entry fees, and donations to fund our club, and events. Contact your accountant for more information on tax write offs regarding non-profits.

Over 100 members and growing, We love our club!.

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