Calendar

July 30, 2016
  • Saltdogs Beer Festival
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
August 20, 2016
  • Perfect Pour Beer Fest (TBA)
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
August 27, 2016
  • Great Nebraska Beer Fest
    Time: 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Location: Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, NE 68046, USA
September 10, 2016
  • Scratchtoberfest
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Location: Scratchtown Brewing Company, 141 S 16th St, Ord, NE 68862, USA

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Past Blog Entries

Aug. Social Meet-Up at The Happy Raven – Knee Deep Brewery tapping!

Wednesday, August 3rd – 5:00-8:00pm
The Happy Raven, 122 N 11th St.

No homebrews at this month’s Social Meet, please.

Please join us at The Happy Raven for the Lincoln Lagers August Social event, where we have been graciously invited for a sneak peek of the wonderful beers created by Knee Deep Brewing Company before they are released in the state of Nebraska!

Aug. Club Meeting at White Elm Brewing!

Thursday, August 11th – 6:30-9:30pm
White Elm Brewing Co., 2717 S 8th St.

Join us for a sneak-peek at White Elm Brewing, who are nearing completion of their build and almost ready to open to the public!

This month, we’ll be tasting Brewers-In-Arms teams’ Nebraska Pale Ales – each brewed with Nebraska-grown hops including a variety of whole-leaf hops issued to them by the club, provided courtesy of Rhynalds Hops Growers. Bring your taste buds! Get ready to vote for your favorite beer!

The homebrew education topic this month will be 2015 BJCP Styles presented by Chris Evans.

Homebrew policy: Yup, sure! Your brews are welcome.

When: Tuesday, July 5th – 6pm-9pm
Where: HopCat Lincoln, 601 P Street

Come check out Nebraska’s most epic taphouse, with over 130 taps of beer!

We will be located in the private side room, and your Homebrew is allowed (but, in that room only)!

HopCat is putting together a couple special keg tappings for Tuesday night to welcome us! Rumor is that… one might be a well-respected Saison imported from Belgium, and the other is something domestic, a one-time brew, a beer we know quite well, perhaps even inside-and-out. But… stay tuned… we’re not spoiling the secret yet.

Tuesday, June 21st – 4:30-7:30pm

The Happy Raven, 122 N 11th St. (1/2 blk south of Misty’s)

No agenda! No itinerary! Just pints of beer & brewerhood fellowship! Come when you want, leave when you please, and don’t forget to tip your bartender!

Wear your Lincoln Lagers gear if you want to!! and…. rumor has it there might be a special keg tapping you DON’T want to miss!

Join us on Thursday, June 9th from 6:30pm-10:00pm at Boiler Brewing Co., Lincoln’s newest brewery, featuring brews by our very own club member & Homebrew Hall-Of-Famer, That’s Mr. Head Brewer To You, Tim Thomssen.

Club business will be held around 7:30pm.

The homebrew policy for this meeting is TBD, please check back for more info.

Parking is available nearby on-street and in parking garages. (UNL permit-holders can use the nearby Music building “A” lot.)

Tuesday, May 10th – 6:00-9:00 PM

Blue Blood Brewing Co.
925 Robbers Cave Rd.

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/noNhUYJTX5G2

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/222137441486850/

Join us for the May meeting of the Lincoln Lagers Homebrew Club, held at Blue Blood’s brand new facility on Robbers Cave Rd.!
(If you’re not up to speed on their build-out, basically, it’s located just off of 10th & Pioneers/Hwy 2.)

Homebrews are welcome!

Thanks to Jared for lining up this month’s meeting, and to Brian, Ralph, Gil, and the rest of the crew at Blue Blood for having us at their place!

We’re meeting at American Beer Equipment this month!
Date:
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
Time6:00 – 9:00pm
Address: 2001 SW 6th Street (map)

Check out photos of their new space here: http://americanbeerequipment.com/newbuilding 

Agenda includes a special beer tasting!

Last month our good friends at Crane Brewing sent us home with a case of Première, a 6.7% amber saison, which was their first production batch in the newly-built brewery space! Première was brewed on an ABE Brewing System, so it seems only fitting to enjoy this beer at ABE and share it with their team!

Homebrews are welcome. ABE is providing sandwiches/snacks for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday, April 2nd
12:00pm – 2:30pm
at Ploughshare Brewing Co.

Judges Needed!
We need at least 10 people to evaluate beer, plus 2 or more for mead & cider. Many hands make light work – We’d like more than one pair of judges per style, in case we receive a lot of entries.

Register Here To Judge Beer <- Fill out this form to help judge beer!!

Entering the Nebraska Shootout Club Round:

To enter, you need to submit (1) bottle of your beer to the Club Judging Round, plus you must have at least (2) more bottles of that same beer ready to go for the statewide competition if you are chosen to advance and represent the Lagers at the event!

You can drop off your Club Round homebrew entries at Ploughshare during regular taproom hours on the week of 3/28-4/1. Give them to the bartender and they’ll add it to the Club Round box in the cooler. Make sure you have some form of identification rubber-banded to your entry! We suggest you use the BJCP Bottle ID Form for both the club round and the main event.
(You don’t have to fill out the entire address section, just make sure you’ve got your Name, and all of the Beer Information present!)

Nebraska Shootout Main Event:

The Nebraska Shootout will be held on Sunday, April 10th at Benson Brewery in Omaha.

Judges & Stewards are needed!
To sign up as a Judge or Steward for the Main Judging Round, fill out this form.

Judge Check-In is at 9:45am. Judging begins at 10:00am and we hope to announce results live around 1:00pm, right after all judges are finished and BOS has been conducted. They have arranged for a food truck on site to buy some lunch from while you wait for results.

Come visit the Lincoln Lagers’ booth at Beertopia Extreme Beerfest on Saturday, Feb. 28th!

3 PM to 7 PM – Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St. – Tickets $35 advance, $40 at the door (if any are left)

Buy tickets online at: http://beercornerusa.com/extremebeerfest/

 

March Club Meeting:

Tuesday, March 1st – Zipline Brewing Co. – 6:30-9:00 PM

Tech Topic lecture provided by Shad Rhynalds – All about hops & growing your own!

The January meeting is on Saturday 1/9/16 at 6pm. It’s held at a private residence – the address is in the club newsletter, and on our forum.

A quick note: Our January meeting/pot-luck holiday dinner event isn’t really the best representation of “what we do” for *brand new* folks who have never attended any club meetings before now – But if you’re already familiar with how the Lagers work, you’ve already decided you want to be a member, and you just need to take care of the formality of paying dues & joining up for 2016, then we welcome you to please join us at this private event.

We’ll be taking membership dues for 2016 ($30.00 – cash or check) – and electing our 2016 officers.
Bring your best pot-luck dish to share! (Any course)

If you’re not 100% ready to join, we encourage you to instead come visit us at our Club Social Event for the month of January. We’re hosting an informal pint night at Ploughshare Brewing Co. on Monday, 1/18/16 from 5:30-7:30pm – We’ll be in the Loft area.
(The policy regarding bringing your own beer to a Social Night event is subject to change each month – For January’s meet-up, please do NOT bring Homebrew with you to the Social Night.)

Our February meeting is Sunday, 2/7/16, from 2:00-4:00pm at The Happy Raven (and all are welcome to stay after 4pm to hang out!).

Our March meeting is Tuesday, 3/1/16, from 6:30-9:30pm at Zipline Brewing Co.

Annual Holiday Pot-Luck Meeting & Officer Elections
Saturday January 9th @ Brian Allison’s home
6:00pm

More details coming soon … Watch for the December Club Newsletter later this month. Cheers!

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