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Hey! It’s almost the first Thursday of the month! See you at Cosmic Eye on the 3rd!

When: Thursday, Novembeer 3, 2022, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Six o’clock for socializing, business at 7 o’clock.
Where: Cosmic Eye Brewing, 6800 P Street, #300, Lincoln, NE 68505, 531.500.2739.In addition to sipping on some Cosmic Eye beer and your homebrew, we’ll be chatting about the Sower’s Cup. We’ll also talk about the 2023 Nebraska Shootout; the Lincoln Lagers are the hosts and we need to pick some categories. Plus… We are giving away a $25 gift card to Bottle Mark for custom bottle caps or labels… and some free memberships to American Homebrewer’s Association. Come to the meeting! You could be a lucky winner!

Speaking of the Sower’s Cup, Another successful year is in the books. Thank you to everybody who helped steward, judge, sort, pack, label, cook and clean up. It’s all about the people… and the homebrewed beer and mead and cider. We’re looking at Octobeer 6 & 7, 2023, for the next one. Save those dates!

In the meantime, here are some numbers for your review from this year’s Cup:

  • 423 entries: 385 beers, 22 ciders/perries, 24 meads
  • 91 entrants from 22 states
  • 96 placing entries
  • 44 judges
  • 39 brew clubs
  • Top Club Participation (entries)
    • Kansas City Bier Meisters (68)
    • Iowa Brewers Union (57)
    • Lincoln Lagers (32)
    • Denton County Homebrewers Guild (30)
    • Homebrewers Local 402 (23)
  • 24 judges
  • Medals by Club (Top Five)
    • Kansas City Bier Meisters (21)
    • Iowa Brewers Union (11)
    • Lincoln Lagers (8)
    • North Georgia Malt Monkeys (8)
    • Homebrewers Local 402 (7)
  • Bests of Show
    • Beer: Eric Martin & KCBM Barrel Project, Kansas City Bier Meisters, Wild Stout (28C: Wild Specialty Beer)
    • Cider: Bill Boyer, North Georgia Malt Monkeys, The Ghost of Johnny Appleseed (C2B: Cider with Other Fruit)
    • Mead: Bill Boyer, North Georgia Malt Monkeys, What is… Your Favorite Color? (M2C: Berry Mead)

Register your beer today!






For more information and to take a look at the medal winners for the 2022 Sower’s Cup, click here.


What else is happening in your homebrew club? Go back to the top and click on the club newsletters tab to read about the following:

  • Category nominees for the 2023 Nebraska Shootout
  • Patriot Homebrew Supply and Bearded Brewer are hosting a bottle-share event on Nov. 8.
  • Quarterly contest with the Omaha 402 club
  • Our monthly social will take place at Pour Craft Beer and Spirits on Thursday, Nov. 17.
  • The Trub Zone talks about this website and why you should clean the schmutz off your competition bottles.

Got it? OK. If ya want, just click here and you’ll go straight to the Novembeer Brewsletter. Cheers!


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