Tribute Eatery and Bar opening in Coralville’s Iowa River Landing!

From the folks who brought you 30hop, comes Tribute! A new restaurant that should be opening its doors in mid to late October! Here’s more on this new dining option:

IOWA RIVER LANDING LOCATION UNDERGOES RENOVATION ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE NEW XTREAM ARENA!

CORALVILLE, IA – 30hop Restaurant is excited to introduce it’s newest full service concept, Tribute Eatery & Bar to the corridor. With an anticipated opening date in the second half of October, Tribute is currently undergoing a full renovation with a brand new design.

Tribute aims to bring sophisticated and fresh cuisine to a smart and convivial crowd. Its menu focuses on delivering artisanal sandwiches, shareable snacks, hearty salads and seasonal favorites with its inviting, classic space and laid back vibe anchored by a spanning warm wood bartop.

Tribute Eatery & Bar is brought to you by the 30hop team. We are exciting to announce 30hop Cedar Rapids Managing Partner, Darin Blum, will function as its General Manager. Coralville’s current Sous Chef, Cody Sammons, has been appointed to Executive Chef and current Assistant Manager, Blake Laughton, will act as the Assistant General Manager!

Tribute is now hiring for all front and back house positions. We encourage those will all degrees of experience to apply!

Clock House Brewing releasing Blueberry + Mango “Bubbler” Milkshake IPAs on 9/24!

Another week and another release of some delicious sounding beers from our amazing Iowa breweries. This time around, it will be Clock House Brewing in CR releasing two new milkshake IPAs on September 24th! Blueberry Bubbler and Mango Bubbler will have a presale release this Sunday! Here’s more on these two:

Blueberry Bubbler is a Milkshake IPA with milk sugar and vanilla beans. Dry hopped with Mosaic, Simcoe, and Azacca. Rested on real blueberries to finish. The Mango Bubbler is a Milkshake IPA with milk sugar and vanilla beans. Dry hopped with Mosaic, Simcoe, and Azacca. Rested on real Mango pieces to finish. The preorder form for cans of the Milkshake IPA’s will be posted on Sunday at Noon.

Big Grove “Starla” returns this weekend! Northside Oktoberfest in a box includes Big Grove/Adventurous Collab!

Starla

Some exciting news from Big Grove Brewery this week as they plan to release their hazy double ipa “Starla” in cans this weekend. Showcasing citra and Idaho 7 hops, the first release of “Starla” clocked in at 6.4%, not sure if the 2nd run will be the same or not. Along with “Starla” Big Grove has also released “All New Everything” double IPA in cans.

Big Adventure

A busy week for BG for sure and to top it off, their collab with Adventurous Brewing, “Big Adventure” hazy double IPA and “Northside” Helles Lager will be featured in Northside Oktoberfest in a box. So, if you got in on the Northside release you’re getting what are sure to be some tasty brews! The weekend approaches and cold beer will be welcomed! Support your local breweries, bars, and restaurants! Cheers!

Northside Helles

Murphy’s Pub in Dewitt hosting Richard the Whale tapping on Nov. 7th!

If you find yourself in or around the lovely town of Dewitt, Iowa on November 7th, drive on over to Murphy’s Pub and sip on some delicious Big Grove Brewery Richard the Whale! That’s not all that will be on tap: Color TV and Turtle Hunter will also be there to wet your whistle! Here’s more courtesy of Murphy’s Pub:

Join us as we tap our first ever keg of Richard the Whale from Iowa’s own Big Grove Brewery! This Russian Imperial Stout is Bourbon Barrel Aged and comes in at 11.5% ABV. This particular keg is the 2019 Richard aged for about 11 months.

We will also be tapping Big Grove’s Turtle Hunter & Color TV! No carry-out / no growlers. More details to come.

Lion Bridge “Cheeseshake Fruited Sour” series starts tomorrow w/ Raspberry Cheesecake release!

Every Wednesday for the next 5 weeks Lion Bridge Brewery will be releasing a fruited cheeseshake sour! This week’s release will be Raspberry cheesecake, more details below, this is sounding very limited so make sure you get there Wednesday to get a taste!

Tomorrow we start a series of fruited cheeseshake sour beers! Every Wednesday for the next 5 weeks we are releasing a new beer. Tomorrow we have a Raspberry Cheeseshake Fruited Sour.

9/16 Blueberry
9/23 Key Lime Pie
9/30 Pink Guava
10/7 Blackberry

A kettle sour golden ale with copious amounts of raspberry and a healthy dose of cheesecake and graham cracker. Hope you saved room!

These are very limited batches. Single cans only. Pre-orders each week available online on the Toast App.
https://www.toasttab.com/lion-bridge-brewing-company-59-16th-ave-sw/v3/

Lion Bridge releasing “Off-Grid” IPA next Wednesday! (9/9)

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Lion Bridge Brewing will be adding another IPA to their lineup next Wednesday when they release “Off-Grid” IPA. Many folks in the CR and surrounding area will appreciate how this beer was brewed! 10 days without power after the Derecho devastated Cedar Rapids, Lion Bridge had to turn to a generator like many others to save this beer! Here’s more on this release:

Off Grid IPA (6.6%) – Brewed to commemorate the week of production after the Derecho Storm of 2020 where we had no power at the brewery for 10 days. A robust generator kept our production going and saved our beer. This Galaxy-hopped IPA is a delicious product of these trying times.”

Clock House Brewing releasing “Togs and Stubbies” New Zealand IPA this Thursday!

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Cans and draft available of Clock House Brewing’s latest IPA release, “Tops and Stubbies” this Thursday at 3:00 p.m.! You can preorder at the link below! Here’s more on this New Zealand IPA!

Togs & Stubbies is a New Zealand style IPA brewed with Wakatu and Wai-iti hops. This beer has aromas of white wine grape and orange blossom with notes of lime, lemon floral, and lychee. New Zealand IPA’s by style are easy drinking and reminiscence of American pale ales. Grab your swim trunks and bottles of beer from the chilly bin, let’s have a bloody great night.

Cans will be available this Thursday, September 3rd at 3 PM. You can order ahead with the link down below! Cheers!

https://fs26.formsite.com/kYff6Z/form/index.html

Backpocket releasing “Iowa City Wave” this Friday!

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Backpocket Brewing will be releasing Iowa City Wave milkshake IPA this Friday at the Coralville taproom! This mango milkshake IPA is limited so get their fast to enjoy a pint! Here’s more on this release:

This weeks release, Iowa City Wave: Mango Milkshake IPA 🥭
Iowa City Wave is back with our most popular Milkshake IPA. This tropical mango juice bomb milkshake IPA was brewed with lactose & vanilla, then heavily dry-hopped with Azacca & Ekuanot hops for a burst of tropical & citrus flavors. ABV: 6.5% IBU: 30
Did you know that we donate $1 per pint of Iowa City Wave from our taproom to the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital?!
This IPA will be available for a limited time in the Coralville Taproom starting FRIDAY! Mug Clubbers stop in Thursday and get your free pour!
 

Gezellig releasing cans this Friday (Sept 4th!)

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This Friday, one of of Iowa’s newest breweries will be the latest to have their beers hit the canning line. Gezellig will start canning their beers and have them available for purchase this coming Friday! If you haven’t been to the brewery, you should make the trek to Newton and support not only a great Iowa brewery, but a great group of people running the show! Here’s what will be available:

Fresh off of the canning line, we are excited to share our new cans!

* Perfectly Pleasant – American Stout w Coffee
* Dopptoberfest – Doppelbock
* All The Goodness – Fruited Farmhouse Ale
* Hugzilla – Rye Hazy Double IPA

Big Grove Announces 7th Anniversary details!

7th

A brewery that is as good as any with their releases and celebrations has announced their Solon location’s 7th anniversary details! Food, beer, and socially distant fun will be had, this lineup includes some new beers and a the chefs will be doing up some smoked pork shoulder tacos. Here’s more on the anniversary party:

Join us Sunday in Solon to celebrate our 7th Anniversary! This year will look a little different from past anniversary parties—as we add a bit of socially-distant fun and subtract a few pieces from previous years that aren’t a fit in 2020.

Most importantly… here’s the tap lineup:
• Barrel Aged Velvet
• Color TV
• Batch 1000
• Turtle Hunter
• Solon Summer Series Peach Pecan Pie
• Stouted Nut Roll 🆕

We’ll be taking over the street in front of our brewpub to expand patio seating—and all guests must be seated by a host and remain at their table while dining. Face coverings are encouraged.

A specialty Big Grove-themed coloring book will be available for the kids. And we’ve added a from-your-table scavenger hunt with prizes. No chalk contest this year, unfortunately.

Our chefs will be doing a smoked pork shoulder taco special and the bakers are whipping up Sweet Corn Cheesecake and cupcakes! Our fabulous service staff brings the goods to your table.

We’ll have live music from 12-6, made up of former and current staff members.

We’re grateful to be celebrating a seventh anniversary. Back in 2013, we weren’t sure if we’d even have a one-year anniversary—and it’s been a fun ride every day since. This year’s been a doozy—but we believe we can celebrate responsibly. We’d be honored if you could join us.

As in year’s past, we will be open on Labor Day Monday 👍