Events

Events

LBG members put on and attend a number of events throughout the year. The guild’s signature event, Brewfest, is held each September at Clinton Lake.
Join

Join

The LBG welcomes homebrewers of all experience levels. Guild members enjoy a number of benefits with their membership, including access to rental equipment, bulk buying and a library of resources, special discounts at local stores, sponsored beer trips and tours and more.
About Us

About Us

The Lawrence Brewers Guild, established in 1995, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment of homebrewing and to promote the responsible use of alcoholic beverages. The guild meets the second Thursday of every month for a business meeting, featured beer tasting and seminar.
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Mugs for Juggs X

Mugs for Juggs X

Many LBG members attended the 10th annual Mugs for Juggs, hosted by Kim and Andy Booth, near Lawrence on July 12. The event featured numerous beers, food, entertainment and “Nicki,” a pink retired Lawrence Fire Department truck that travels to various locations to spread awareness of all types of cancer in women. Mugs for Juggs...
July Meeting

July Meeting

The LBG met July 10 for its monthly meeting. The featured tasting was English ales.
Zell-Journey Wedding

Zell-Journey Wedding

Congrats to LBG members Devin Zell and Hollie Journey on their July 5 wedding. Many guild members attended the ceremony and contributed beer to the reception.
National Homebrewers Conference

National Homebrewers Conference

Four members of the LBG attended the National Homebrewers Conference June 12-14 in Grand Rapids, Mich. The members, Angelo Ruiz, Michele Berendsen, Matt Bechtold and Kyle MacMillan, shared a booth with the Salina Brewers Guild during the event’s Club Night. The booth’s theme was a photo booth. The annual conference is a fun, educational gathering...
June Meeting

June Meeting

The LBG met June 12 for its monthly meeting. Before the meeting, members participated in a swap meet of brewing-related equipment. The featured tasting was chile beers. Member Jared Rudy led the seminar on automation/measuring.
Pints for Pets

Pints for Pets

Many LBG members attended Pints for Pets on May 31, hosted by Tucker Craig and Danielle Rittenhouse. The event raised $1,313 for the Lawrence Humane Society. Check out our Facebook page for more photos!
LBG-23rd Street Collaboration

LBG-23rd Street Collaboration

Five members of the LBG were part of the third annual collaboration with 23rd Street Brewery on April 27. The collaboration beer is a Biere de Garde, which was tapped at the brewery during American Craft Beer Week, May 12-18. Members involved were Jared Rudy, Kyle MacMillan, Jenalea Myers, Duane Buscher and Bowe Neuenschwander. They...
May Meeting

May Meeting

The LBG met May 8 for its monthly meeting. The featured tasting was pale lagers. Member Jim McGovern led a seminar on yeast culturing. Miss the meeting? Check out the minutes here.
Maifest

Maifest

Maifest, one of the LBG’s annual events, was hosted by Sean Belden and Sherry Warren on May 3. The day – known by the American Homebrewers Association as Big Brew – celebrates National Homebrew Day and takes place the first Saturday in May. Check out our Facebook page for more photos!