Lion Bridge Brewing Company celebrates five years in Cedar Rapids

In the shadow of Czech Village’s distinctive orange-roofed clock tower, across the street from the old Kosek Bandstand and complementing the stone lions scattered along 16th Avenue in Cedar Rapids is a small craft brewery (with a spacious taproom) that feels as integral to the area’s history as most any business in the neighborhood. […]

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Lions, produce, and beers, oh my! Lion Bridge Brewery to host farmers market

Policy on the Rocks at Lion Bridge

Beginning Thursday, June 9, Lion Bridge Brewery of Cedar Rapids will host an evening farmers market, set for every other Thursday. The brewery’s liquor license has been extended to include the location of the market so that market-goers can enjoy a draft while they shop. There are also plans for an extended patio, event stage […]

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Iowa beers take gold medals at nationwide beer competition


The state’s flourishing craft beer industry received recognition last weekend as two Iowa brews won gold medals at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver. Cedar Rapids’ Lion Bridge Brewing Company took home a gold medal in the English-Style Mild Ale category for its Workman’s Compensation, and CocO Stout, brewed West O Beer of […]

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