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Posted by Jayme Bigger | Aug 10, 2017

A little beer can make studying history more fun, so the Johnson County Historical Society is adding stops at local breweries to its 27th annual tour of the county's historic...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 7, 2017

Brewlab in Iowa City will close its doors tomorrow, June 8, at midnight. Until then, fill your growler for $7 or have a pint for $3 and say goodbye to...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Nov 14, 2015

Sealed for freshness! -- photo via Kalona Brewing Co. The New Pioneer Food Co-op is partnering with Iowa brewers and food producers on a series of locally-flavored collaboration beers. Brewed...

Left Hand Brewing
Posted by Casey Wagner | Jul 22, 2014

Left Hand Brewing Company announced yesterday that a selection of its beers will return to Iowa in early August. Johnson Brothers of Iowa will distribute Left Hand’s brews across a...

13th Annual Tour de Brew
Posted by Casey Wagner | Jul 9, 2014

The Millstream Brewing Company is inviting cyclists to warm up their legs and palates for RAGBRAI on the 13th annual Tour de Brew this Saturday, July 12. Registration for the...

Stone Go To Session IPA
Posted by Casey Wagner | Jul 8, 2014

In light of the recent holiday, here is a damn good “go to” beer that is perfect for any summer celebration: Go To IPA, brewed by the Stone Brewing Company...

Time to taste some beer!
Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 14, 2014

The Kalona Brewing Company is hosting a release party for its “monster tasting, coffee/chocolate stout,” Steroid Stout, at the NewBo City Market in Cedar...

Thomas Beck I.P.A.
Posted by Casey Wagner | Nov 19, 2013

Photo by Jay GeisenThough October is my favorite month, I love November as well. The temperatures fall, the shadows lengthen and the sun sets earlier. It’s a time when coats,...

Home Brewery Celebration
Posted by Casey Wagner | Nov 15, 2013

About a dozen local homebrewers will be serving their handcrafted and homemade brews this Saturday, November 16, at The Sanctuary Pub’s Homebrewers...

Oktoberfest!
Posted by Casey Wagner | Oct 3, 2013

Don’t put away your lederhosen and dirndl’s just yet. The Amana Colonies’ annual Oktoberfest, complete with singing, dancing, games and lots of beer drinking, is this...

Northside Oktoberfest
Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 23, 2013

(photo by David Brown) The 17th annual Iowa City Brewfest will take place this Saturday, September 28, from 1-5 p.m. at the 2013 Northside Oktoberfest...

Beard Beer
Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 11, 2013

John Maier (left) and his beard cozy up to a couple of Rogue Ales enthusiasts. -- photo by Christine Jump This just in: the Sanctuary Pub will be tapping Rogue...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Aug 11, 2013

While I was browsing the shelves in the beer cooler at John’s one Friday last month, Joe Hotek walked in and I asked him for a recommendation. “You mean for...

Millstream Brewing Company
Posted by Casey Wagner | Jul 22, 2013

No beach? No problem! On Saturday, July 27, Millstream is hosting its annual Brew-aua Beach Party from 5:00 – 9:00 pm at the brewery biergarten in Amana...

Rampant
Posted by Casey Wagner | May 7, 2013

With supplies of spring’s seasonal brews dwindling, I’ve decided to suggest a spring-ish beer that is not only brewed year-round, but also offers a level of hop bitterness that exceeds...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 8, 2012

Like a good Catholic and Bavarian, I imagine the Pope will relax with a brew or two after Saint Patrick’s Day Mass—and I guarantee he will not be drinking Guinness....