West Coast Tap War! Stone v. Ballast Point; Presented by Blackstone Restaurant July 29th!

Blackstone.jpgBlackstone restaurant in Iowa City will once again be hosting another great Tap War as Stone Brewing Company and Ballast Point Brewing will be engaging in the West Coast Tap War on July 29th starting @ 3 p.m. Xocoveza and Apricot Wench will be tapped at 5:00. Here are the lineups for this big event:

stoneStone
*Ruination with orange & vanilla
*Wootstout 2016
*Foudre aged imperial saison
*Barrel aged saison with blackberries
*Xocoveza charred

ballast pointBallast Point
*Victory at sea
*Barmy
*Orange Vanilla Fathom
*Sculpin
*Apricot Sour Wench
* Cask Conditioned Pescadero Pilsner with Raspberries

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Blackstone Restaurant Hosting Stone Brewing Tap Takeover Dec. 11th

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Blackstone restaurant in Iowa City will once again be hosting a tap takeover of sorts as Stone Brewing will be invading their tap lines with some tasty suds. So far, I ‘ve heard the following will be available at this event:

-Barrel-aged Arrogant Bastard
-Depth Charged Arrogant Bastard
-Stone + Sierra Nevada NXS collab (blend of a dry hopped IPA + barrel-aged IPA
-Enjoy By on Randall
-Xocoveza

plus more to come! Stay tuned for further details on this event, hopefully I’ll have more information on Monday!

Brunch with Surly @Blackstone Restaurant slated for March 8th!

blackstoneI just receieved the following information from Sam Hall, General Manager extradonnaire, of Blackstone restaurant in Iowa City. With all the talk of Surly hitting Des Moines next week it’s great to see that Blackstone will be hosting a brunch featuring Surly beers. AND…………they will be tapping Abrasive at noon! A can’t miss brunch! Here’s more:

Brunch with Surly
March 8th 10:00AM-2:00PM

Blackstone is pairing up with Surly for another fantastic event! Start your Sunday off with our full brunch surlybuffet and a special beer inspired brunch menu. Chicken & Waffles along with two other entrees will be available to order. Some of the Surly crew will be on hand with the following draft lines:

10:00 AM
Cynic
Furious 
Smoke
Coffee Bender
Cacao Bender

At noon we will tap Abrasive! Let’s #getsurly 

Reservations accepted for dining room, bar side is first come first served

 
Samuel J. Hall Jr.

General Manager I Blackstone Restaurant 
W-319.338.1770
C- 319.400.8502