Join us on Thursday, November 10th for our monthly club meeting! This month we’ll gather at Alpha Brewing Operations’ headquarters (map).
Social hour starts at 6 PM – We’ll kick off our meeting business a little early, around 7 PM, then it’s Mead Time, with our guest speaker, Brian Schlueter of Moonstruck Meadery in Bellevue.
This is a private homebrew club meeting, which is open to our club members and their family and/or personal guests. Inactive Lincoln Lagers club members from previous years are also welcome. Visitors are welcome by arrangement: If you’re a brand new visitor interested in attending your first club meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you’re coming in advance!
Annual Swap Meet & Learn To Homebrew Day All-Grain Demonstration:
That’s right – it’s time for our annual Equipment Swap Meet! Raid your brewing closet and pick out all that unused gear that you never brew with anymore. Bring it out to Zipline and turn it into CASH! Plus, you’ll feel great knowing that you’ve handed your gadgets and doodads down to another fellow homebrewer – instead of sending it to the landfill or letting it accumulate even more dust!
Join us on Saturday, November 1st from 11:00AM to 3:00PM for our annual Swap Meet.
We will also be celebrating the national AHA Learn To Homebrew Day outside in the Zipline parking lot with a live 10-Gallon, All-Grain brewing demonstration! Bring your friends, bring your family, heck – bring your pastor if he or she is into beer! Co-brewers Chris Evans, Bill Luhman, and Sam Bates will demonstrate all grain brewing procedures for you, while answering your questions about home-brewing equipment, processes, and techniques. The demo will run from 11AM – 2PM.
Zipline’s taproom will be open during our event, so please grab a glass or two of deliciously delightful Zipline beer, brewed by the 2014 Lincoln Chamber of Commerce “Celebrate Business” Small Business Of The Year! (P.S. Congratulations, dudes!)
But, you’ve gotta help us out – please keep your pints indoors or on the patio only!!
NO BEER allowed outside in the Parking Lot!
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/713600132040855/
November Lincoln Lagers Club Meeting:
Ploughshare Brewing Co., 1630 P Street
Thursday, November 6th, 2014 – 6:30PM to 10:00PM
(Club Business at 7:30PM)
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/346531615515421/
Swap Meet & Learn To Homebrew Day
Saturday, November 9th, 10am-4pm
Zipline Brewing Co.
Please join us (while the Huskers play an away game at Michigan) on Nov. 9th for our next club meeting.
Zipline Brewing Co. will be hosting this year’s brewing demonstration and swap meet at their taproom in West Lincoln on S. Coddington and Magnum Cir.
Our all-grain brewing demonstration will be held outdoors (sorry, you’ve gotta leave your glass of beer inside!) during this event, and anyone of any skill level is invited to watch a brewday take place and ask any questions. Here is an approximate schedule:
10:00am – Setup demo
10:30am – Begin all-grain mash
11:30am – Collect & sparge beer wort
12:00pm – Boil begins
1:00pm – Finish boiling, collect wort
1:30pm – Brew day finished
Our 3rd annual equipment swap meet will be held on the same day between 10am-3pm.
Anyone and everyone are invited to shop at our swap meet and make purchases. Cash sales only.
Any current 2013 Lagers members are welcome to sell goods at the event. At the end when each person cashes out, the club will take a small cut of your total sales for the day.
Members, please check your beer gear boxes and closets for any old and unwanted equipment you’ve got that is gathering dust. Let’s put ’em into the hands of someone who wants it!
For questions or more info, check the forum thread, or drop us a note and we’ll get in touch.
Lagers to host new Beer Competition within High Plains competition circuit
September 2014 will mark the arrival of a new BJCP-sanctioned homebrewed beer competition, which will be an addition to the existing High Plains Brewer Of The Year and Club Of The Year competition circuits.
After a vigorous discussion (Apostrophes are SERIOUS BUSINESS, y’all) the Lincoln Lagers are excited to unveil the name of our new competition:
The Sower’s Cup, Sponsored by the Lincoln Lagers
Stay tuned as we iron out all of the details and rules…
Thursday, December 5, 2013
If you want to order dinner, feel free to come as early as 6:00pm, so that you can chow down before the meeting begins, which will be around 7:00pm.
We will have another Tech Topic this month: Kim Theesen will offer a demonstration on kegging.
We also plan to bring back the Tasting Challenge, where you blind-taste similarly-styled commercial beers and try to guess what beers they are (and also decide whether they’re any good!).
Come join us on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00am for the November Club Meeting. (For address, map, and discussion, go visit the Forum Thread!)
This month, we will be celebrating AHA Learn To Homebrew Day by hosting a demonstration in which we brew a batch of beer on the front patio at Misty’s Steakhouse. Bring your spouse, friend, mum, or anyone else who is interested in the transformation of grains into liquid cheer. Watch while beer is being made right before your eyes, then enjoy one of the Modern Monks’ ales at the bar inside!
We will also be hosting the 2nd Annual Lincoln Lagers Equipment Swap Meet. Bring any extra equipment, parts, ingredients, or what-else-have-you that you want to get rid of – and peruse the selections of our other attendees’ Spare Parts Bins for, let’s say, that 5/8″ Double-Reverse-Threaded Beer Oxygenation Inline Tubing Insert Fitting that you’ve always needed to buy and never got around to searching for. (Actual availability of 5/8″ Inline Insert Fittings is subject to change.)
Last year, some of the swap meet “highlights” were: Corny Kegs, Extra Fermenters, Small Plastic Parts & Pieces, Hops, Hardware, Antiques, Bottle Cappers, and more. Of course, you’ll want to bring a few bucks with you in case something catches your eye!
So get ready for the quickly-arriving Winter season, take a second, clean out your Brew Box, and find all of those bits, bobs, and unfinished projects that are destined to collect dust – and maybe you will turn them into a fistful of bills towards your next Triple IPA hop bill!!
Saturday, November 12th:
Monthly Lagers’ Meeting, including:
AHA Learn To Homebrew Day – Teach a Friend to Homebrew!!
Brew Equipment Swap Meet – Bring your extra bits and bobs!
@ Downtown Misty’s Restaurant from 11:00am – 5:00pm
Discussion: Forum thread located at http://www.lincolnlagers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=568
Thursday, December 1st:
7:30pm: Monthly Lagers’ Meeting at BBQ4U
Discussion: Forum thread located at http://www.lincolnlagers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=569
The 2012 Event Calendar will be posted sometime soon.
For more details and links for individual events, head over to the LL Forum…
Forum >> Club Announcements >> THE CALENDAR
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.’
- 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
- 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
- Thunderhead Brewing – Kearney, NE
- Upstream Brewing Co. – Omaha, NE