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Guild History
History of the Brewers Guild
1985 September Organization meeting held at the abode of Timotheus. 7 Brewmasters present
1985 December Brewers Council formed. Elections held. Bylaws confirmed. Goals established. Mead making class held. 14 present
1986 January
Guildmaster Atar (GM)
Secretary Yasmeen (AP)
Exchequer Evron (AP)
Cellermaster Einar (M)
Master Ambros
  Timotheus
Council meets and discusses branches. Sampling and tasting of Reislings from Germany, France, California, and Washington. Also homebrew. Discussion of what to look for in a good wine, and how to set up for a tasting. One batch of mead brewed by the lower ranks with Atar and Timotheus supervising.
1986 March Tour of Salvang wineries. No business.
1986 June Officers shift on Council. 2nd version Bylaws passed. Member tastings of Kahlua, Irish Cream, German Stout, and Concord Port. Class on closures and tastings. Beer making workshop.
1986 September Council passes 3rd version of Bylaws. Class of Champagne and Sparkling wines. Member tastings.
1986 October Taught classes at Collegium
1986 December Council passes 4th version of Bylaws. Member tasting at Party. Average Attendance for the year was 13 per meeting.
Members by territory
Angels 7 37%
Gyldenholt 6 33%
Altavia 5 30%
1987 January
Guildmaster Timotheus (M)
Chronicler Yasmeen(AP)
Exchequer Evron (AP)
Cellermaster Einar (M)
Master Ambros (M)
  Atar (GM)
1987 February Brewers Council arranges contest set for Crown. Contest is for Label and Badge. Committee formed and instructed. Member tastings. Brewmaster teaches a Mead making class to MENSA.
1987 March Brewers Council discusses delinquent dues. Grandmaster teaches Mead making class to Beekeepers Ass. of S Cal
1987 April Tour of Temecula.
1987 June Brewers Council meets. Classes on Liquers and Wine judging. Member Tastings
1987 September Tastings. Plans for Crown finalized.
1987 December Party. Years attendance of membership is 35%
Members by territory
Angels 9 38%
Altavia 7 30%
Gyldebholt 5 20%
Dreiburgen 3 12%
1988 January
Guildmaster Ambros (M)
Chronicler Timotheus (M)
Exchequer Margare (AP)
Cellermaster Einar (M)
Master Atar (GM)
1988 June Discussion about dry sites. Labels and Badges voted on.
1988 July Statement about dry sites. Additions to Bylaws. Estrella War discussed. Tastings. Bylaws signed into Charter I by Dietrich and Deshive.
1988 September Committees formed for work in several areas.
1988 November General business. Tastings. Party. Average attendance 40%
1989 January
Guildmaster Timotheus II (M)
Chronicler Musa (AP)
Exchequer Margare (AP)
Cellermaster Einar (M)
Masters Ambros (GM)
  Atar (GM)
Brief Council meeting to start Gyldenholt Branch
Branchmaster Kevan
Secretary Rosemary
1989 June Brewers Council. Possible event to sponsor. Charter II signed by Dietrich II and Deshive.
Central Branch started
Branchmaster Timotheus
Secretary Margare
1989 December Party. Membership is 30 with average attendance of 35%
Members by Territory
Angels 10 33%
Altavia 9 30%
Gyldenholt 6 20%
Dreiburgen 5 17%
1990 January
Guildmaster Einar (M)
Chronicler Musa (AP)
Exchequer Margare (AP)
Cellermaster Lynnette (AP)
Masters Atar (GM)
  Timotheus (M)
Branchmaster Kevan (Gyldenholt)
Secretary Rosemary
Branchmaster Margare (Central)
Secretary Timotheus
1990 June Another attempt at Guild Device. Problems with the Banquet and Ball event are discussed and people working to solve problems.
1990 December The event that had been scheduled for October had been cancelled. This meeting went over the problems that had plagued the event and came up with ways to prevent it if another attempt was made. Membership was 35 with average attendance of 20%.
1991 January
Guildmaster Timoitheus III (M)
Chronicler Gabrielle (AP)
Exchequer Lynnette (AP)
Cellermaster Einar (M)
Masters Atar (GM)
Branchmaster Wolf (Gyldenholt)
Secretary -------
Central branch disbanded
1991 June New policies for meetings.
1991 December Party. Discussion about Charter. Membership is 45 with average attendance of 30%.
Members by Territory
Angels 10 22%
Dreiburgen 10 22%
Altavia 9 20%
Gyldenholt 6 14%
Heatherwyne 4 9%
Lyondemere 4 9%
Calafia 2 4%
1992 January
Guildmaster Einar II (M)
Chronicler Timotheus (M)
Exchequer Lynnette (JNY)
Cellermaster -------
Masters Atar (GM)
Branchmaster Wolf (Gyldenholt)
Secretary -------
Creation of Eastern Branch
Branchmaster Gavin
Secretary Kurt
1992 March Special question answer meeting for membership. Wolf Dietrich made a Brewmaster.
1992 July Everyone likes Newsletter. Courses at Collegium. Upcoming Guild classes described.
1992 September
Creation of Over the Hill Branch
Branchmaster Valeria
Secretary Donn
 
Recreation of Central Branch
Branchmaster Bjorn
Secretary Sarah
1992 October Charter III signed by Timothy I and Trista. Membership is 80 with average attendance of 25%.
1993 January
Guildmaster Timotheus IV (M)
Chronicler -------
Exchequer Lynnette (JNY)
Cellermaster -------
Masters Atar (GM)
Branchmaster Wolf (Gyldenholt)
Secretary -------
Central branch disbanded. Newsletter becomes quarterly.
1993 February Classes at Collegium.
1993 June New policies for meetings. Desert Branch attempts to set up.
1993 August Discussion on changing the Brewing Divisions and class structure.
1993 December Party. Discussion about Charter. Membership is 80 with average attendance of 20%
Members by Territory
Eastern Branch (Dreiburgen-Heatherwyne) 20 25%
Angels 13 17%
Altavia 12 16%
Gyldenholt Branch 10 12%
Over-the-Hill Branch Branch 9 11%
Dun Or 6 7%
Lyondemere 6 7%
Calafia 4 5%
1994 January
Guildmaster Wolf (M)
Chronicler Timotheus (M)
Exchequer Lynnette (JMN)
Cellermaster -------
Masters Atar (GM)
Branchmaster Gavin (Eastern)
Secretary Kurt
Branchmaster Wolf (Gyldenholt)
Secretary -------
Branchmaster ------- (Over-the-Hill)
Secretary -------
1994 March Several major factions on the discussion of the new Divisions.
1994 July Everyone liked the newsletters
1994 October More discussion on the Divisions
1994 December Party. Membership was 80 with average attendance of 25%.
1995 January
Guildmaster Timotheus V (M)
Chronicler Therese (AP)
Exchequer James (AP)
Cellermaster -------
Masters Atar (GM)
Branchmaster -------
Secretary Kurt
Branchmaster Wolf (Gyldenholt)
Secretary -------
Branchmaster Alesandra (Over-the-Hill)
Secretary Conor
Branchmaster Eoghann (Bobs)
Secretary Clota
1995 March More discussion on Charter changes.
1995 June Additional Charter discussion
1995 September Exchequer office is vacant. Discussion and passing of two year term for Council officers.
1995 December Party. Membership was 80 with average attendance of 25%.
1995 December Party. Divisions and Ranking decided upon. Collegium classes decided on.
Members by Territory
Eastern Branch (Dreiburgen-Heatherwyne) 20 33%
Bobs Branch (Nordwach) 20 33%
Gyldenholt Branch 11 16%
Over-the-Hill Branch Branch (Wintermist) 10 15%
Lyondemere 5 7%
Dun Or 3 4%
Calafia 2 3%
1996 February 10th Anniversary potluck and tasting. Judging forms and requirements.
1996 April Chronicler office Vacant.
1996 June Finalizing all paperwork of the Guild
1996 August Eoghann takes on the task of restarting the newsletter.
1996 September Kingdom Brewing Contest. Signing of Guild Charter IV by Edric and Albra.
1996 November Party. Classes.
1997 January
Guildmaster Kurt (JMN)
Chronicler Eoghan (APP)
Exchequer See below
Masters Atar
  Timotheus
Branchmaster Wolf Dietrich (Gyldenholt)
Secretary -------
Branchmaster Angus MacMichael (Heatherwyne)
Secretary Kurt von Ariksleva
Branchmaster Alesandra Molotova (Over-the-Hill)
Secretary Conor Andrew McEwan
Branchmaster Clota NiGabhann (BoBS)
Secretary Oriana Nicola Courtenay
 
Cellermaster Position now dropped.
1997 February Ran very successful Tavern at GWW I
1997 March More discussion on all the possible changes to the Charter. Lecture on Fruit wine. Award banquet suggested. Clota becomes Exchequer.
1997 June Quiet tastings and settling of the Guild
1997 August The Judges had an unheard of number of entries in Pentathlon to deal with.
1997 October Winery tour of Philo's
1997 November At Coronation the Guild was made a Right Noble Guild
1997 December Quiet meeting with everyone having a good time
Members by Territory
Bobs Branch (Nordwach) 23 27%
Over-the-Hill Branch Branch (Wintermist) 15 18%
Eastern Branch (Dreiburgen-Heatherwyne) 14 17%
Starkhavn 8 10%
Dun Or 7 8%
Altavia 7 8%
Lyondemere 3 4%
Angels 3 4%
Gyldenholt Branch 2 2%
Calafia 1 1%
Isles 1 1%
1998 January "Walking the Boards" Party
1998 March Darach tries to start a Guild Branch. Guild council meeting at their setup meeting.
1998 June Working on trying to get outlying areas involved with the Guild
1998 August Working on trying to get outlying areas involved with the Guild
1998 November Verify Officers. Voting for next slate of Officers.
1999 January
Guildmistress Therese (JMN)
Chronicler Eoghan (APP)
Exchequer Clota (APP)
Masters Atar
  Timotheus
Branchmaster Angus MacMichael (Heatherwyne)
Secretary Kurt von Ariksleva
Branchmaster Alesandra Molotova (Over-the-Hill)
Secretary Conor Andrew McEwan
Branchmaster Clota NiGabhann (BoBS)
Secretary Oriana Nicola Courtenay
 
Gyldenholt Branch is shut down- no activity and Branchmaster is involved with preparing to move. "Walk the Boards" party.
1999 March Tomiki and Lucianna sign the Charter V.
1999 July Council at Darkwell War. Invest a new Branch-Dun Or with Branchmistress Linda del Lago and judging of the Brews on site. Problems happening due to rulings by Kingdom Seneschal.
1999 October GWW III Ran two tastings.
1999 December "Walk the Boards" Party
Members by Territory
Bobs Branch (Nordwach) 13 27%
Over-the-Hill Branch Branch (Wintermist) 10 15%
Eastern Branch (Dreiburgen-Heatherwyne) 9 13%
Starkhavn 8 12%
Dun Or 7 10%
Altavia 7 10%
Lyondemere 3 4%
Angels 3 4%
Gyldenholt Branch 2 3%
Calafia 1 1%
Lemoore 1 1%
2000 May Major rewrite for Guild Charter. Due to Bob's Branch failure and Officers dropping out several new officers had to be found. The Guild was still reeling from the blows from Kingdom. A lot of work was being done to counter the problems.
2000 July Darkwell War, Council and Judging of War Brewing Contest. Guild paperwork was in a bad state and a lot of documents were missing. With special work over the next two years using personal notes many of the documents would be relocated or "recreated"
2000 September Continued work to rebuild Guild and counter Kingdom problems
2000 October Sponsored Tea at GWW
2000 November Continued work to rebuild Guild and counter Kingdom problems
2001 January
Guildmaster Kurt II (JMN)
Chronicler -------
Secretary Timotheus (M)
Exchequer Lynnette (JMN)
Masters Atar
  Timotheus
Branchmaster Angus MacMichael (Heatherwyne)
Secretary Jeanne Maria
Branchmaster Alesandra Molotova (Over-the-Hill)
Secretary Conor Andrew McEwan
Branchmaster Linda del Lago (Dun Or)
Secretary -------
 
"Walk the Boards" Party
2001 April Brewing Judge Class 5 attendees
2001 July Darkwell War Judging and Council Meeting
2001 October Paperwork almost recovered and is at point where copies of everything is being passed about to help prevent loss.
2001 December "Walking the Boards" Party well attended with 23
Members by Territory
Over-the-Hill Branch (Wintermist) 11 19%
Eastern Branch (Dreiburgen-Heatherwyne) 10 18%
Dun Or Branch 8 13%
Altavia 8 13%
Lyondemere 4 7%
Nordwache 4 7%
Starkhavn 4 7%
Angels 4 7%
Gyldenholt 3 5%
Calafia 2 3%
Lemoore 1 1%
2002 January Charter VI signed by Edric III and Catalina
2002 February Created new Angels Branch. Purged membership. Guild Booth went well with possible new members. Discussion on handouts. Discussion about web page. Our forms were used at a County Fair tasting.
2002 April 13 Kings Hunt Judging and Council Meeting
2002 April 20 Crown-booth
2002 June Festival of the Rose-booth
2002 July Darkwell Council and Judging
2002 August Kingdom Arts-booth
2003 January
Guildmaster Timotheus (M)
Chronicler Therese (JMN)
Secretary -------
Exchequer Lynnette (JMN)
Masters Atar
  Timotheus
Branchmaster Jeanne Marria (Heatherwyne)
Secretary -------
Branchmaster Lishka (Over-the-Hill)
Secretary -------
Branchmaster Linda del Lago (Dun Or)
Secretary -------
Branchmaster Therese (Angels)
Secretary Agnarr
 
"Walk the Boards" Party
2003 April Kings Hunt - Judging of Contest. Council at Inland Empire Branch
2003 July Darkwell War Judging and Council Meeting
2003 September Crown Tourney-Info Table
2003 October Kingdom Guild meeting at GWW. A couple of Policy changes discussed
2003 December "Walking the Boards" Party well attended with 23
Members by Territory
Eastern Branch (Dreiburgen-Heatherwyne) 15
Nordwache 12
Altavia 11
Angels 10
Lyondemere 8
Dun Or Branch 3
Over-the-Hill Branch (Wintermist) 1
Starkhavn 1
Gyldenholt 1
2004 January "Walking the Boards" Party and classes
2004 April Kings Hunt - Judging of Contest. Council at Wintermist
2004 July Darkwell War Judging and Council Meeting
2004 September Guild Council in Angels
2004 October GWW, Contest and Guild meeting
Grandmaster 1
Brewmaster 1
Journeyman 7
Apprentice 9
Novice 25
Member 37
2005 January "Walking the Boards", classes, judging, rank promotions
Guildmistress Mistress Therese of the White Griffin
Chronicler Lord Agnarr Kloengsson
Exchequer THLord Donal O'Brien
Masters Master Atar
  Master Timotheus
Branchmaster Dona Linda Del Lago (Dun Or)
BranchScribe Lord Sigmund Svertingsson (Dun Or)
Branchmaster THLady Jeanne Marie Lacroix (Inland Empire)
BranchScribe Lady Elspeth Charissa aus Reinwald (Inland Empire)
Branchmaster Lady Lishka Cheglokova (Over the Hill)
BranchScribe ------- (Over the Hill)
Branchmaster Lord Balthazar van der Brugghe (Angels)
BranchScribe ------- (Angels)
Branchmaster Lord Tighearnan Cearrbhach O'Faolain (Lyondemere)
BranchScribe Lady Christina O'Cleary (Lyondemere)
2005 April Guild Meeting at House Zacharia (hosted by Master Timotheus and Mistress Lynnette, judging
2005 July Guild Meeting in Lyondemere (hosted by Master Tofi), class, judging
Darkwell War judging
2005 October Great Western War 9 Brewing Contest
2005 November Guild Meeting at White Wolf Meadery (hosted by Lady Ingilborg)
Created the new Starkhafn Branch
2005 December "Walking the Boards" party, class, judging, rank promotion
2006 February Guild Meeting at House Zacharia (hosted by Master Timotheus and Mistress Lynnette, class, judging, introduction of 2 new members
2006 April Spring Crown Tourney, booth, judging
2006 June Guild Meeting at House Zacharia (hosted by Master Timotheus and Mistress Lynnette), report of Guild activies for the past quarter, judging, introduction of a new brewer, classes
2006 September Guild Meeting at Fall Crown Tourney held in the Canton of Gallavally, Barony of Dreiburgen. There was a very quick review of Guild activities for the past quarter and some judging.
2006 October Great Western War was cancelled this year due to site issues. The Great Western War Brewing Contest has been postponed to 2007.
2006 November Guild Meeting at White Wolf Meadery (hosted by Lady Ingilborg). A number of new people attended. There were reports for each branch, lots of food, and a great deal of judging.
2006 December Journeyman Kurt von Arriksleva has passed away. He was a valued member of the Caid Brewer's Guild. A Journeyman brewer, two time Guild Master, three time Guild Secretary, one time Guild Chronicler, Senior Judge, and the Guild's beer judging expert. As well a heck of nice guy. He was one of the longest termed members of the guild, having joined in our 3rd year, 18 years ago. He has been a source of energy, "out of the box thinking", and hard work in the guild. He will be sorely missed.
2007 January "Walking the Boards" party was held at Baroness Jeanne Marie's house. Eight classes taught, about 25 brews judged, and a good number of people promoted in rank. Baroness Therese has agreed to continue as Guildmistress for another year. Lady Alais de St Germain is the Guild's new Scribe.
2007 April Guild Meeting for the second quarter was held at Crown Tourney in Starkhafn. There was a light turnout to the meeting.
2007 May The Starkhafn branch is dissolved.
2007 July The third quarter Guild Meeting was hosted by Reinhardt Medebruer and Alais de St Germain. A few people showed up for a quick business meeting and judging a number of fine brews.
2007 October The 3rd Annual InterKingdom Brewing Competition was held at Great Western War X. The contest had 38 entries from 15 contestants. The Best of Show was Baroness Jeanne Marie Lacroix's Raspberry Vinegar.
2007 November The fourth quarter Guild Meeting was hosted by Master Tim and Mistress Lynnette.
The Guildmasters of the Brewers Guild
1986 Atar Bahktar
1987 Timotheus Zacharia I
1988 Ambros Celidonis
1989 Timotheus Zacharia II
1990 Einar aus Enwelt I
1991 Timotheus Zacharia III
1992 Einar aus Enwelt II
1993 Timotheus Zacharia IV
1994 Wolf Dietrich
1995-1996 Timotheus Zacharia V
1997-1998 Kurt von Ariksleva
1999-2000 Therese of the White Griffin
2001-2002 Kurt von Ariksleva II
2003-2004 Timotheus Zacharia VI
2005-2006 Therese of the White Griffin II
2007 Therese of the White Griffin III
2008-2009 Donal O'Brien
2010-2011 Reinhardt Medebruer

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