Schera’s hosting Jolly Pumpkin Hawai’ian beer Dinner on Feb. 29th!

Scheras in Elkader is hosting a Hawaiian themed beer dinner on February 29th with Jolly Pumpkin as the brewery getting poured! Here is the lineup for the food and beer:

Hawai’ian cuisine paired with Island inspired Jolly Pumpkin Beer! Doors open at 6pm for a tropical cocktail hour followed by dinner at 7pm. $55 per person, which includes tax. Tip is extra. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 563-245-1992 or emailing


Zwanze Day tickets @ Schera’s on sale this Saturday 8/24 @ 9 a.m!


Zwanze Day tickets are quickly approaching as they will go on sale this Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. Here’s more and what to expect with your ticket!

 First, let us thank you for patience as we worked on our offerings for Zwanze 2019. We are extremely excited to add Schramm’s Meads to the lineup alongside classic beers and excellent Cantillon selections including the 2019 Zwanze brew, a smoked gueuze.

 As with previous years, we won’t know our final list of available beers until they actually arrive in house–we’ll post a final tap list on Untappd around the 20th or so of September. But we do know what is included in the premium ticket package:

  • Cantillon Zwanze pour
  • Cantillon pour (to be announced)
  • Tilquin Quetsche pour
  • Geuze Boon Sélection pour
  • 2x Schramm’s Mead pours (to be announced)
  • Zwanze T-shirt
  • Zwanze Glass
  • Commemorative Poster
  • Lunch (Harissa Chicken Tacos; vegetarian option available)
  • Visit Schera’s Zwanze page for event details

 Tickets will go on sale this Saturday, August 24 at 9 am (come hell or high water) at Midwest Ale House.

 Copies of Ken Schramm’s book The Compleat Meadmaker will be available for purchase on Saturday as well.

 We hope you’ll be able to join us for this exciting event, and thank you again for your patience!