Update: Dubuque Brewfest at America’s River Festival June 13th

Just confirmed Toppling Goliath.


Saturday, June 13  |  Port of Dubuque, Iowa
America’s River Festival Brewfest is a celebration of premier craft beers and their Masters from around the State of Iowa and the Tri-State area. 
Take in a day of live music with the Matt McPherson Band on the US Cellular Regional Stage, and terrifi­c beer vendors such as Jubeck Brewery, Potosi Brewery, Galena Brewing Company, Firetrucker Brewery, Franklin Street Brewing Company, Confluence Brewing, and many more. Located in the Port of Dubuque and on the banks of the Mississippi River, Brewfest serves as the kickoff- party for Saturday night’s activities at America’s River Festival.


America’s River Festival BrewFest set for Saturday June 13th in Dubuque, IA

2015_ARF-Brewfest-HeaderThe early planning stages are being worked on but right now I can confirm that Dubuque will be holding a BrewFest on Saturday, June 13th in the Port of Dubuque. This festival will pair local breweries to go along with some great music. More details on the brewfest can be found here:


Gates open at noon for VIP ticket holders ($40) and 1:00 p.m. for general admission ticket holders ($30). Here’s the list as of now of the breweries who will be pouring their delicious brew:

*Another Road
*Deb’s Brewtopia
*Green Flash
*Goose Island
*Great River
*Franklin Street
*Lion Bridge
*Old Man River
*Third Base
*Bent River

I’ll keep you posted if more breweries are added.

**I will be attending and I hope to see you there! Cheers!

Dubuque Brewfest Set for Saturday, February 15th

brewfestI just received the following correspondence regarding the 2nd annual Dubuque Brewfest set for Saturday, February 15th.

2014 Dubuque On Ice Brewfest
Saturday, February 15
Mystique Community Ice Center

Dubuque On Ice Brewfest is sure to satisfy your palate. Guests are welcome to come sample a variety of unique craft beer, wine, craft liquor, local coffee, specialty cheeses, sausage and chocolates at the Mystique Community Ice Center.  Meet one-on-one with brewmasters while sampling a craft beverages, tasty treats, and enjoying live music.     FEATURED BREWERIES 

Testimonials From 

Last Year’s Brewfest

“Dubuque was a fun time for my family and I had a great time at the festival,”Russ Klisch, Owner/Brewer
Lake Front Brewery-Milwaukee

“Congratulations on a terrific Brewfest, we had a blast…..It looked like it was very well managed and received
by the community and I
know it will continue to grow”,

Terry Mozena, Premier Bank

“The beer selection was great, and it was well organized.  I’ll be back
next year.”


Saturday February 15 
Mystique Community Ice Center
1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive Dubuque, Iowa

Noon to 1:00 pm 
VIP Early Entrance

Vendors Open

Noon-4:30 pm 
Music: The Lonely Goats

$35 General Admission
$50 VIP Ticket Noon Entrance

The list of breweries this year include the following with more possibly to be named later:

Potosi Brewing
Galena Brewing
Grumpy Troll Brewing
Jubeck New World Brewing
Bent River Brewing
One Barrel Brewing
Backpocket Brewing
Capital Brewing
Blue Cat Brewpub
Millstream Brewing
Great River Brewing
Goose Island