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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.

Our July Lincoln Lagers eNewsletter has been published and is available online – click here to read it!

We hope to see you at our club meeting on Thursday, July 11th, 7:00pm at Lazlo’s Haymarket location! We will meet in the Brewhouse, so please feel free to enter through the main Lazlo’s door and the hosts will point you in our direction.

Our August club meeting & Mead Making Day will be held on Saturday, August 3rd, at 5:00pm. Click here for the forum thread – it has the address & a link to a map.

Our September club meeting, Annual Club Picnic, and Lady Lagers’ Mead Contest, will be held on Saturday, September 7th.

Edit: The event was a blast, everything went really well!! Check out our photos here:

The Lincoln Lagers are excited to serve a selection of our home-brewed beers to the public at the Great Nebraska Beer Fest, this coming Saturday, August 25, 2012! 

This Saturday, August 25, 2012 – the Lincoln Lagers will be serving our beer at the Great Nebraska Beer Festival! Continue reading

First, a big ol’ congratulations goes out to AHA Big Brew/Lincoln Lagers Challenge winner Paul Breitkreutz! Paul’s variation of the AHA Bucksnort Brown Ale will be brewed by Blue Blood Brewing Co.

The whole club will be invited to help Paul on brew day, so stay tuned for the date and time.

Image: Challenge winner Paul B. helping to stir in the Brown Ale mash, alongside Doug F. on stirring drill and Terry S. on grain dumping duty.

Next Meeting information:

Date: Saturday, August 4th, 2012
Time:  5:00 PM
Location: Tim Thomssen’s house – see Forum Thread for address and map.
Forum Thread:

Watch a mead demonstration – or even make a batch of mead alongside your fellow Lagers! The club will even provide you with yeast & nutrient for your batch.

Jason is organizing a bulk honey buy for anyone who wants in on it, best way to get in touch is to email Jason – or else post in the forum thread so he can get in touch with you.

More details coming soon. Watch this post, or keep an eye on the forum and our Facebook page.

Sunday August 7th at 4:00pm

Monthly Meeting: AHA Mead Day @ Jason Mc’s house.
Learn mead-making techniques! Try not to get honey on Jason’s carpet! Drink some mead! Have a great time!

COC Mead Challenge – Bring any Mead that you want to enter into the AHA Club-Only Competition.

More details, address, to be added to this post soon.

When: SUNDAY (Not Saturday), August 15, 2010
Departing: 8 a.m. am (Not 10 am) Bus leaves at 8 a.m. from Indian Village Parking Lot, (13th & Arapaho Streets, park at North End along High St.)
Returning: 10-10:30 pm
Cost: $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers (covers bus and tip for driver, lunch and extra beverages are on your own) (Must be 21 years of age to attend.)
Door Prize Sponsors: Moran’s Liquor Works, Kirk’s Homebrew, Brick Top
Destinations: Boulevard Brewing Co., The Flying Saucer, and Lukas Liquor Superstore



We’re gong to Jason McLaughlin’s place on Sunday, August 8, 2010. It’s also the AHA Mead Day.

We can get things started at 4 pm, and interested parties should bring their carboys and honey to make a mead. The AHA has posted a recipe and instructions for the 2010 event We will BBQ some food, and people should bring some lawn chairs as well. If any Lincoln Lagers have some finished mead, please bring some for people to try. We could get some type of mead talk, too, from those who attended the NHC last June in Minnesota.

For more info on the August meeting, for discussion, for Jason’s address and directions to his place, please click here to jump over to the Lincoln Lagers forum!


2010 BUS TRIP is occurring on SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th.

We have a special behind the scenes tour of KC’s Boulevard Brewery. The plan is to leave at 8 am from the Indian Village Parking Lot, then arrive in KC and take the tour at noon. After that we’ll hang out at the Flying Saucer, an awesome pub with an amazing selection of brew. For the rest of the afternoon there’s plenty to see and do in KC’s Power and Light District. At about 5:30, we’ll board the bus and head on over to Lukas Liquors in Kansas City, for some time to shop and select the finest of beers from breweries we can’t get here.  We should have you home in Lincoln between 10 and 10:30 pm.

The actual printed tickets will be available at the August meeting. Until then, the official sign up list will be posted on the club forum. Reserve your seats today. Tickets will probably be $40 again this year for Lincoln Lagers members and that will include lunch and tip for the driver. (Add $5 per ticket if you’re not a LL member.) We should have several door prizes lined up too. Cast your vote for your favorite beer-themed movie for the in flight entertainment. More details will be coming. Let us know if you want to join us on the Lincoln Lagers annual bus trip. Click here for the Bus Trip forum thread.

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