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The new shirts are out! Every one with paid membership gets one. Don’t delay! Get yours today! Related topic in the forum!2011 Lincoln Lagers Shirt

The Lincoln Lagers win the Nebraska Homebrew Club Shootout. We took three first places and two seconds. Plus Mitch Larsen got the Best of Show!

BJCP Category 4C, Schwartzbier
1st Place – Alan Torell (Omahops)
2nd Place – Jason McLaughlin (Lincoln Lagers)

BJCP Category 9E, Strong Scoth Ale
1st Place – Dave Oenbring (Lincoln Lagers)
2nd Place – Dave Oenbring (Lincoln Lagers)

BJCP Category 15A, Hefeweizen
1st Place – Jason McLaughlin (Lincoln Lagers)
2nd Place – Tom Hamilton (Kearney Area Brewers)

BJCP Category 23B, Other Smoked Beers
1st Place – Dan Hodges (Motley Brew Crew)
2nd Place – Tom Hamilton (Kearney Area Brewers)

Best Damn Beer
1st Place – Elliot Spilker, Baltic Porter (Omahops)
2nd Place – Scott Schneider, Black Ale (Lincoln Lagers)

Best of Show
1st Place – Dave Oenbring, Strong Scotch Ale (Lincoln Lagers)
2nd Place – Jason McLaughlin, Hefeweizen (Lincoln Lagers)

 

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Our New Leader

McLaughlin to take on Presidency

A peaceful transition of power took place with the nomination of Jason McLaughlin as the new club president. In addition to his presidential duties, J-Mac will also continue in the role of events coordinator. Terry Schwimmer will continue as treasurer; Kim Theesen as secretary and communications; Brian Allison & Chris Evans, handling E-mailing list and website maintenance.

Check out the full meeting minutes in the forum.

Saturday, January 8, 2011
6 pm at Brian & Janet Allison’s!
Pot luck & Home-brew… Life is good!

More information and directions are in the Club Announcements section of the LL forum.

Happy new year! See you at Brian & Janet’s!!!

Who: Lincoln Lagers
What: Monthly Meeting
When: 6:30 pm, Thursday, 12/2
Where: BBQ4U – 1501 Center Park Road (South of 14th & Nebraska Hwy 2)
Post in the forum if you’re coming and want to eat ribs… See ya on Thursday!

Sunday, November 14th, the Bricktop Tap House will be hosting a very special event for a very important cause, ‘Drink Local Beer Fest to Benefit Pints for Prostates.’ This will be a fundraiser featuring ONLY Nebraska made craft beer, including some one-off limited beers brewed especially for this event that will not be available elsewhere for sale. Pints for Prostates is a grassroots campaign that uses the universal language of beer to reach men with an important health message, prostate cancer awareness.

The event will begin at 2 PM and last until 8 PM. There will be a $15 entrance at the door which includes a souvenir tasting glass and drink tickets to use for the featured local beers. Additional drink tickets and event t-shirts will be available for purchase inside.

Brewers and representatives from the Nebraska breweries will be on hand to mingle and talk beer. Breweries include: Empyrean, Lucky Bucket, Modern Monks, Nebraska Brewing Company, SchillingBridge, Spilker Ales, Thunderhead, and Upstream.

Some of the special local beers you can expect:

  • Modern Monks ~ Smoked Eisbock
  • Modern Monks ~ Bob 4.0 (sour ale)
  • Empyrean ~ Beer Quest Mochochino Milk Stout on Cask
  • Empyrean ~ Harvest Ale
  • Nebraska Brewing ~ Smoked Porter
  • Spilker Ales ~ New Zealand Hopped Hopluia
  • Upstream ~ Bauman’s Hop Farm Rye IPA
  • Upstream ~ Rauchbier
  • Lucky Bucket ~ Certified Evil
  • Thunderhead ~ Grand Cru (Saison)

In addition to the all the great local beer, Pints for Prostates has provided us with raffle tickets for a chance to win a beer lovers dream trip to the beer capitals of Europe, hosted by BeerTrips.com. This amazing beer trip includes roundtrip airfare for two, nine nights hotel, brewery tours, pub crawls, and train/coach transportation through Prague, Bamberg, & Munich during the 2011 Oktoberfest. Raffle tickets will be available for a $10 donation, 3 for a $25 donation, and 7 for a $50 donation. Proceeds will benefit Pints for Prostates.

Please mark your calendar for this great event and important cause. Join Pints for Prostates in ‘Reaching Men Through the Universal Language of Beer.’

Sam of Dogfishhead

Sam C of Dogfish Head

Starting Sunday, Nov. 21 at 10 pm, join host Sam Calagione and his Dogfish Head team as they travel the world searching for the ingredients and techniques they need to produce beers of astounding originality. It’s on the Discovery Channel.

Monthly Meeting! Thursday, Novembeer 4, 2010. 7 o’clock at the Brick Top.

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