Thursday – April 18 – 5:30 to 9 ish
Stop by Yia Yia’s (1423 O Street) for the Lincoln Lagers Homebrew Club monthly social. No agenda, just beer… and pizza! This place has some of Lincoln’s best pizza and one of the largest selections of brew in town…over 250 in the coolers and 24 on tap. So stop by and talk about beer and have a slice of pizza on Thursday from 5:30 to 9 ish! Cheers!
Officer Election Results:
Congratulations to our new board of 2019 Club Officers – see the roster on our Current Members page!!
New Year Dues:
Join the club or renew your dues using PayPal – or settle up your tab in person at the next meeting!
Bus Trip Tickets On Sale Now:
Ride with us to Des Moines, IA on Saturday, March 9th! Buy your tickets online with PayPal here.
February Club Meeting:
Back to the usual routine: Thirsty Thursday, February 7th, 6:00pm at The Happy Raven, with meeting business to be held right around 7:00pm.
DECEMBER SOCIAL MEET UP:
Join us for Meet The Brewer at Green Flash Brewhouse & Eatery, 1630 P Street, on Thursday 12/20/18!
Come by at 5:30pm, grab a pint, and say hi!
BUS TRIP TICKETS are on sale now!
Travel to Des Moines, IA with us on Saturday, March 9th for a day full of craft beer, great food, and good company!
JANUARY 2019 CLUB POT-LUCK & MEETING:
Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at 6pm
The Clubhouse @ 5000 Tipperary Trail
Bring a pot-luck dish to share! Beverages are welcome! (No restriction – commercial & home-brewed are both OK)
Meet your newly-elected 2019 Lagers Officers, pay your club dues, buy a bus trip ticket, eat, drink, and be merry!
NEXT MEETING: is next Thursday, November 1st! Back to The Happy Raven! Start congregating at 6 pm, we’ll get business underway at 7 pm.
Tim T will be doing a presentation on Yeast! Let’s learn all about those funky little fungus and all their carbonated farts…
This Month’s Club Only Competition: Stouts & Porters: English Porter, American Porter and all Stouts
(This includes 2015 BJCP Categories 13C, 16A-D, and 20A-C)
1. Register your entries with the Sign Up Form.
2. Bring your entries with you to the club meeting by 6:30pm so that our judges may begin tasting entries and filling out your scoresheets.
Coming up in December 2018 – we’ll judge Winter Warmers (Cat. 30C)
CLUB MERCHANDISE: Chris will bring it to the Club Meeting. Please pick yours up! If you’re not going to be there, email him to coordinate a hand-off. Thanks!
BUS TRIP TICKETS: are on sale now! Come to Des Moines, IA with us on Saturday, March 9th!
DECEMBER’S MEETING: Will be held at Lee’s Chicken. Stay tuned!
The 2018 Sower’s Cup Homebrew Competition is officially underway! Judges completed 4 of our 33 tables, and will reconvene tomorrow night to continue.
To get involved with The Sower’s Cup, click here for more info!
- Wednesday and Thursday judges should have already received an email with instructions, and can view their current assignment by logging into BCOEM and selecting My Account.
- Friday and Saturday judges will receive an email soon with their instructions – stay tuned!
Please note: All participants must be 21+ and Photo ID verification is required upon entry on Friday & Saturday. Thank you!
P.S. On your way to The Sower’s Cup? Maps & parking information are posted over here. See you there!
This month (October) we’ve temporarily relocated to Turbine Flats (2124 Y Street) so that we have a quiet private spot to not only go over our regular business, but also to prep for Sower’s Cup! We’ll start at 6-ish-pm as usual, with Serious Business starting at 7 pm.
Enter thru the South Door that leads directly to the Gallery. Park in the West Lot.
We’ll be going over the basics of Stewarding and whatnot so that all new volunteers can get a feel for what they need to do, and so some of us old farts can remember how we’re supposed to do it.
Club Only Competition:
October’s styles are German Wheat Beers: Weissbier, Dunkles Weissbier, & Weizenbock (Cat. 10) –
Sign Up Here – Please bring your entries by 6:30pm so that we may start judging promptly!
Hey folks! The month of October is all about The Sower’s Cup Homebrew Competition, our annual homebrew contest hosted right here in Lincoln, NE – our October club meeting will be entirely focused on preparations for the competition, judging and stewarding practice simulations, and more.
We will likely not be meeting at The Happy Raven this month – Stay tuned for more details when & where to show up!
In November, we will return to your regularly scheduled programming … That is to say, First Thursday, The Happy Raven, any time after 6pm, meeting business at 7pm. See you then!
All hands on deck for The Sower’s Cup!!
We need YOU! Yes, we’re talking to you, right now, Lincoln Lagers Member Reading This Post. We need your help judging and stewarding beer, selling raffle tickets, bringing pot-luck meals for Friday dinner and Saturday morning breakfast, serving dinner at the banquet, set up, clean up, and more!
To pitch in, please go to this page and complete the appropriate sign up form(s). THANK YOU in advance for helping us make The Sower’s Cup an awesome event for everyone involved!
August Social Meet-Up at 1867 Bar
Sunday, August 26th – 3pm to 5pm
Take a minute to come hang out, see your fellow homebrewers, talk shop, and have a pint of local brew! We’ll be loafing around at 1867 Bar for a couple hours on Sunday afternoon, so come and leave as you please – No agenda! If you can’t make our monthly meetings due to a schedule conflict, this is a great opportunity to catch up with the club and say ‘hi’.
September Club Meeting
Thursday, September 6th – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
The Happy Raven, 122 N. 11th St.
This month’s Club Only Competition includes Category 6 (Marzen, Rauchbier, Dunkles Bock). To enter, go here. Bring your entries to Happy Raven by 6:30pm.
Members Only Oktoberfest Party
We are throwing our annual Club Picnic on Saturday, September 22nd, and in celebration of the club’s 25th Anniversary and the first day of Oktoberfest in Munich, we are going with an Oktoberfest theme this year!
Bring food and drink to share! Vote on your favorite Brewers In Arms beer! Enter the Annual Mead Contest! Dance to our polka band! Have fun!
Watch for more details in a Club Newsletter or pay attention at the next Club Meeting.
August Club Meeting
We’ll see you at The Happy Raven on Thursday, August 2nd! Come any time after 6:00 – Meeting Business to be held at or around 7:00pm.
The August Club-Only Competition style includes Category 18A Blonde Ale and 18B American Pale Ale. To enter the COC fill out the Google Sign-Up Form.
2018 Club Merch is now on sale!
Place your order for 2018 Lagers Gear! We’ve got two different Lincoln Lagers t-shirt designs, a generic Homebrew design, a trucker hat with logo, and everyone’s favorite – the Red Kap work shirt! Big thanks to JD at Screen Ink. for setting up the 2018 Club Merchandise Store!!
To place your order, go to this webpage.
Unlike in past years, you’ll pay upfront for your items, and you’ll pay it to Screen Ink. directly – No more envelopes of cash! (Yay!)
If you are a brand new member this year, we will send you an email with a special coupon good for a free logo t-shirt/hat, or a $10 discount on a 25th Anniversary t-shirt or your work shirt! (Remember, we’ve discontinued the annual Free Item for our renewing members in order to offer cheaper annual membership dues.)
We’re accepting orders until early September, so check out the selection and pick out your favorite(s)!
- American Homebrewers Association
- Benson Homebrew Club – Benson (Omaha), NE
- Brauer Unterstützungs Verein – Omaha, NE
- Kansas City Biermeisters
- L.A.G.E.R.S. – Louisville, KY
- Local 402 Brewers Union – Omaha, NE
- OmaHops Brewing Club – Omaha NE
- Railroaders Brew Club – Omaha, NE
- South Omaha Brewers – Omaha, NE
- Benson Brewery – Omaha, NE
- Borgata Brewery & Distillery – Omaha, NE
- Farnam House Brewing Co. – Omaha, NE
- Gottberg Brewery & Pub – Columbus, NE
- Infusion Brewing Co. – Omaha, NE
- Jaipur Brewing Company – Omaha, NE
- Lucky Bucket Brewing – Omaha, NE
- Nebraska Brewing Company – Omaha, NE
- Schilling Bridge Brewery & Winery – Pawnee City, NE
- Scratchtown Brewing – Ord, NE
- Spilker Ales – Cortland, NE
- Thunderhead Brewing – Kearney, NE
- Upstream Brewing Co. – Omaha, NE