BAM is a non-profit homebrewing club with a membership based in the Northern California East Bay (Oakland, Berkeley area) that was formed in June 1990. Our goal is to promote and foster the art and science of brewing quality beer in the home and to have fun doing it.
Featured News & Updates
Hey BAMers! This week we’re having our March members’ meeting at the usual Faction Brewing in Alameda this Thursday from 7-9pm. This month we’re continuing our “Share Your Brew” series, and Robert Ayasse has volunteered to share some of his beer and talk about his recipes/process. As always, please bring a glass and some beer to share.
Hey BAMers! The February member meeting is nearly upon us and will take place this Thursday, February 9th at 7pm at Faction Brewing in Alameda. We will be featuring a talk by DOZE’s Vito Delucchi on the Turbid Mashing project that he and several others have worked on for the last year. For those of you that are unfamiliar about this technique, turbid mashing is a traditional wort production method developed in Belgium. More about this technique can be read at:
Hi BAMers! The January BAM members’ meeting is nearly upon us and will be held on this Thursday from 7-9p at Faction Brewing in Alameda. This month’s talk will be by Jon Sheehan on the next SOQ topic, which is select Scotch and Irish Ales. These styles were the most underrepresented at last year’s World Cup competition, so we’re putting the challenge to you to brew your best beers and win this category! Judging will be integrated into World Cup, and the details for this along with the relevant dates will be talked about at the meeting and posted on the BAM website.