Into the Blue: Art, Beer, and Food
Jun
18
3:00 PM15:00

Into the Blue: Art, Beer, and Food

Art comes in many forms. Lion Bridge Brewing Company and the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art use their palettes to exhibit how Art, Beer, and Food can merge to create works of art.

Join us for a one of a kind pairing of small plates, beer, food, and art at Lion Bridge Brewing from 3-9pm on Tuesday June 18. Pairings are based on the "Into the Blue: Iowa Artists Juried" A color-specific celebration of Iowa artists exhibit at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art this summer.

Brief program by the CRMA at 6:00 PM. Artists will be invited to attend.

No tickets required. Order the suggested 'blue' food pairings à la carte, or a four course meal.

Blue Corn Chips & Salsa
Blue Crab Cakes
Blue Cheese Sliders
Blueberry Panna Cota

Pairings will be available until supplies last.

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Make Music Day
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Make Music Day

Make Music Day Iowa Corridor is a celebration of music on the summer solstice that is performed by anyone and enjoyed by everyone. The festival is on June 21st and goes all day. It also takes place in numerous other cities across the country and world.

You're invited to take part in the festivities and help show off our local talent and join the public celebration. Learn more here: https://matchiowa.makemusicday.org/

Here at Lion Bridge, we are hosting Iowa Grown Heartland Rock Band Crystal City. Crystal City is fronted by Dave Helmer and Sam Drella. Helmer is a Midwestern singer/songwriter from central Iowa with blue-collar roots. Heavily influenced by Paul Westerberg, Tom Petty, John Prine and Townes Van Zandt, Helmer’s songs are approachable and relatable, touching on themes of love and loss, being good to each other and celebrating life.

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Drew Hurn at LBBC Beer Garden
Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Drew Hurn at LBBC Beer Garden

August's Beer Garden concert is our talented Drew Hurn!

As an Iowa singer/songwriter, Drew Hurn concentrates on producing warm colorful tones with his guitar and sonically pleasing melodies with his singing and lyrical style. Along with original tunes, Drew plays a variety of cover tunes where he shapes and forms his own renditions through improve and tempo.

This event is free and open to all ages, but seating is limited.

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Lion Bridge Farmers Market - September
Sep
5
5:00 PM17:00

Lion Bridge Farmers Market - September

This has become a yearly tradition! We love having our summer evening farmers market at Lion Bridge Brewing Company's Parking Lot.

Enjoy a beer while you shop from local vendors and enjoy music outdoors.

Our two markets will be held on May 30th and September 5th this year from 5-8pm

Full list of vendors to be confirmed.

LIVE MUSIC by The Cardinal Sound

Cheers to summer!

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Father's Day at LBBC
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Father's Day at LBBC

Bring Dad on Father's Day to the Taproom!

We have some fun specials going on:

Tapping of Home Baked Imperial Stout

Beer Braised Brisket Sandwiches with house-made Spicy Orange BBQ Sauce, Tangy Red Cabbage and Jalapeno Slaw

Chocolate Chip Cookies to pair with Home Baked

While supplies last!

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The Wildwoods at LBBC Beer Garden
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

The Wildwoods at LBBC Beer Garden

Nebraska natives, The Wildwoods, a five piece band from Lincoln, NE, bring a pioneering sound to Americana Roots Music will be playing in our beer garden from 6-8pm as part of our concert series. Come early, as seating is limited.

Formed in 2012, The Wildwoods released their first album, “A Little Sweeter”, in 2014 and have since released two more albums independently: “Take A Chance” (2016) and “Sweet Nostalgia” (2017). The two lead vocalists of the group, Noah and Chloe Gose, also released a Duo EP titled “Birdie and Goose” in late 2017.

Following the successful release of their album “Sweet Nostalgia” the Wildwoods have opened for touring bands such as Elephant Revival, The Von Trapps, and Jamie Wyatt. They continue to tour regionally throughout the Midwest and Mountain States. The group was nominated in 2016 & 2017 by the Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards as one of the top Americana Folk Bands in the area, and in 2017 as Local Album of the year for their album “Sweet Nostalgia”. In December 2017, they performed live as part of the Paste Music & Daytrotter Sessions. The Wildwoods also prove to be talented songwriters in 2017, The Wildwood’s song “Way of Train”, made the semi-finals in the International Songwriting competition along with “Dance with Me” in 2016. Two of their songs also placed in the top 10 of the 2015 Omaha Performing Arts Songwriting Competition.

The following is what media had to say about The Wildwoods:

“The Wildwoods know exactly what kind of music they want to make. It's not often we hear a sound this focused...The voices are very different in timbre and delivery, yet mix with each other perfectly...Bring a friend or go alone; either way you'll find yourself reminiscing on the good times and finding peace with the bad ones.” Words by Landon Kuhlmann, Paste Magazine & Daytrotter

“The young songwriting tandem of Chloe and Noah Gose harmonize like something out of the Depression Era, fitted with a certain weight yet warmly and triumphantly capable of lifting hearts regardless.” Andrew Stellman editor from Hear Nebraska


Learn more at
www.thewildwoodsband.com
https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/thewildwoods4

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Make your Own Stein at Lion Bridge Brewing
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Make your Own Stein at Lion Bridge Brewing

The The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio and Lion Bridge Brewing Co. are excited to be partnering for another Make Your Own Stein Event! This June we will be doing Bicycle themed Steins in celebration of warmer weather! Of course, this is just an inspiration, if you want to do a different style of Stein it's totally up to you!

$35 includes the stein making class, a Lion Bridge beer, and your very own stein! BUY TICKETS HERE!

Steins are fired and ready about 2 weeks after the event. Pick up is at The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio during regular business hours.


THE NOT SO FINE PRINT.....
***Refunds can not be issued without a minimum of 48 hour notice. Steins not picked up in 90 days will be discarded.
*This event is open to all ages, anyone under 21 will get a NA beverage instead of a beer.

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Jun
7
3:00 PM15:00

First Firkin Friday

Every first Friday of the month we tap a fun firkin! Join us in June for TAG (our new Tangerine Wheat Beer) with Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Lactose! This is going to be one for the books.

Tapping is at 3pm, and these go fast so get here early!

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Lion Bridge Farmers Market - May
May
30
5:00 PM17:00

Lion Bridge Farmers Market - May

This has become a yearly tradition! We love having our summer evening farmers market at Lion Bridge Brewing Company's Parking Lot.

Enjoy a beer while you shop from local vendors and enjoy music outdoors.

Our two markets will be held on May 30th and September 5th this year from 5-8pm

Full list of vendors to be confirmed.

LIVE MUSIC by The Bamboozlers

Cheers to summer!

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Liquidation Rally 2019
May
26
3:00 PM15:00

Liquidation Rally 2019

Lion Bridge Brewing Company and Cedar Rapids Brewing Society are partnering for "Liquidation Rally 2019"

The wort of our Yard Sale IPA will be taken home by home brewers to boil, add hops, etc. We will have 30+ different samples of beers in our beer garden to try and you can judge for yourself!

Public pouring, sampling event, and judging will be May 26th at 3PM! No tickets needed, just show up.

Any questions? Contact the Cedar Rapids Brewing Society

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Brute's Best Brut IPA Release
May
21
3:00 PM15:00

Brute's Best Brut IPA Release

Brute's Best Brut IPA is a Collab Beer we did with our friends at Confluence Brewing Company in Des Moines. Join us for the Lion Bridge Taproom release.

16oz cans will be available as well as draft.

At Confluence and Lion Bridge, we're no stranger to the heavy handed nature of IPAs these days. Evolving tastes encourage us to tap into our wanton ways, and we've smashed pounds upon pounds of hops into hazy brews to great effect. Of course, inside every brute lurks a more refined sensibility, to which the alluring call of the Brut style IPA was too much to resist. Naturally we decided to explore this new world of IPAs with our friends, who better to help restrain our savage tendencies? Together we've crafted a more civilized beverage for the genteel spirit in all of us. Bone dry, effervescent, and ripe with notes of strawberries backed by tropical and stone fruits, it's a creation that will make even the most brutish say their cheers with pinkies up!

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Houby Days at LBBC
May
17
to May 19

Houby Days at LBBC

JOIN US FOR HOUBY DAYS AT LION BRIDGE BREWING COMPANY!

Come play some bocce ball and hang out in our beer garden, listen to some great music across the street, participate in the festivities!

Parade on Saturday morning
Carnival
Morel Mushrooms for sale on the Avenue
Mushroom Food Specials
Kid Friendly Activities

Look out for some food & beer specials and join us for some great Czech culture throughout the neighborhood.

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Shrimp Boil at Lion Bridge
May
14
5:30 PM17:30

Shrimp Boil at Lion Bridge

As part of Cedar Rapids Craft Beer Week, we are hosting a shrimp boil in our beer garden. During the "week" each brewery will have a dedicated day of the week where we will celebrate the great things that each Cedar Rapids brewery brings to the table, and here at LB we're showcasing our awesome restored 1938 Grocery Store turned Taproom, our great beer garden that adds to the Czech Village Streetscape, as well as the variety of craft beers we have to offer!

Your $25 ticket includes a healthy serving of a low country style shrimp boil platter made by our neighbors at The Village Meat Market and Cafe' and a drink of your choice. Tax and Gratuity are also included in your ticket. Additional drinks may be ordered a la carte.

Live music by Cedar Rapids' Kileen Granata! Buy your ticket today for this fun event!

BUY TICKETS HERE

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Cedar Rapids Craft Beer Week 2019
May
10
to May 19

Cedar Rapids Craft Beer Week 2019

A celebration of great beer that is made in Cedar Rapids! Still a lot of be finalized, but there’s a lot to celebrate

Cedar Rapids Breweries include:
The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery, Third Base Brewery, Iowa Brewing Company, Lion Bridge Brewing Company, Clock House Brewing, Thew Brewing Company

An initial list of events that have been created or will be tied into:

- The 3rd Annual Brewers Olympics. To be held at NewBo City Market

- Collaboration beer made by all Cedar Rapids breweries

- Benz Beer Festival

- Each brewery will have a dedicated day of the week where we will celebrate the great things that each Cedar Rapids brewery brings to the table.

- Events at bars and restaurants to be announced soon!

For more information or interest in participating email us at crcraftbeerweek@gmail.com

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First Firkin Friday! - May
May
3
3:00 PM15:00

First Firkin Friday! - May

oin us for May's First Firkin Friday. For the month of May we will be featuring a Mexican Chocolate Sticke Alt.

Just in time to kick off the weekend with 5 de Mayo Celebrations!

Chilies, Cinnamon and Chocolate all meld well together with:

Sticke Altbier (6.0% abv)
A traditional German Amber Ale that has a pleasing bronze hue, a rich malt character, and a pleasant noble hop character. Historically released to celebrate the loyal brewery patron, we are honored to have you enjoying Lion Bridge beer!

Tapping is at 3pm, and since this is a firkin, amounts are limited!


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TREE-via
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

TREE-via

TREE-via Night
Where: Lion Bridge Brewing Company
When: Thursday, April 25, 7 - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20 per table group (4 per table)

Join Trees Forever and Lion Bridge Brewing Company for a unique TREE-via night. Test your tree knowledge! Celebrate your Earth Week us by supporting local tree plantings and learning more about the benefits of trees. The winning table will have their beer tab comped at the end of the night (up to $80, courtesy Lion Bridge Brewing Company).

$20 per table (up to 4 people a table) All proceeds from TREE-via go to Trees Forever.

Space is limited, so please register at http://www.treesforever.org/TREEvia

All of Trees Forever's Earth Week Blitz events are brought to you by Transamerica.

**Try a special brew of hazelnut beer!

For ONE NIGHT ONLY, Lion Bridge will make a firkin of beer using hazelnuts and donate $2 of every pour to Trees Forever. Hazelnuts, chestnuts and other tree nuts are a great agroforestry crop that improves water quality while helping landowners make their bottom line, so drink up this eco-friendly brew! We'll tap the firkin at 3 p.m. and this promotion is available while supplies last.

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No-Sew T-Shirt Upcycling Workshop
Apr
24
5:00 PM17:00

No-Sew T-Shirt Upcycling Workshop

Come and learn how to re-use your old t-shirts with some help from the Green Iowa AmeriCorps! We will be fashioning shirts into practical, wearable, or decorative designs.

We will have a small selection of shirts available; otherwise, this event is "bring your own shirt".

Feel free to stay for the entire length of the workshop, or just stop in to work on a specific design. Supplies and seating is limited, so first come first serve!

Free admission - Located at Lion Bridge Brewing Co. (59 16th Ave SW) - 5 to 7pm on April 24th

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These Boots Were Made for Hoppin'
Apr
12
11:00 AM11:00

These Boots Were Made for Hoppin'

Join us for the beer release of our Pink Boots Society Collaboration Brew! We brewed this beer in honor of International Women's Day on March 8th. Part of the proceeds of this beer go towards the Pink Boots Society, a national organization who's mission is to ASSIST, INSPIRE, and ENCOURAGE women beer professionals through EDUCATION.

These Boots were Made for Hoppin' (Hazy IPA, 7%)
The special blend from YCH Hops for Pink Boots consists of a well-rounded mix of Pacific Northwestern hop varieties, including Loral®, Mosaic®, Simcoe®, Sabro™ and Glacier. The combination creates a high aroma hop blend that contributes citrus, earthy and fruity aroma and flavor characteristics to beers. This Hazy IPA was brewed by the women of Lion Bridge Brewing Company, Brightside Aleworks, Lark Brewing, Peace Tree Brewing Company, River Ridge Brewing, Jackson Street Brewing, Fenceline Beer Lab, 515 Brewing Company, Kalona Brewing Company, Reclaimed Rails Brewing Company, NoCoast Beer Co., Torrent Brewing Company, Iowa Brewers Guild, and Clock House Brewing.

Beer will be available in 4 packs and draft at all the breweries that participated in the collaboration, plus a bit more at retail locations!

At Lion Bridge, it will be tapped when we open the Taproom at 11am on Friday, April 12.

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First Firkin Friday-April
Apr
5
3:00 PM15:00

First Firkin Friday-April

Join us the first Friday of every month for a special cask beer tapping.

In April our First Firkin Friday will be our Živá Voda Bohemian Style Pilsner with lemon, lavender, and ginger. Tapping is at 3pm, come early because these sell out fast!

Živá Voda (Bohemian Pilsner, 5%)
Named for the "living water" of Czech fairy tales that heals infirmities and counteracts spells. Bohemian Pilsner Malt adds subtle richness and accents of clover honey while the addition of Czech Saaz hops throughout the run-off, long boil, and dry-hop give this beer the distinctive earthiness and spice associated with authentic Pilsners.

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Wort Rally with Lion Bridge Brewing and CRBS
Apr
4
to Apr 5

Wort Rally with Lion Bridge Brewing and CRBS

Lion Bridge Brewing Company and the Cedar Rapids Brewing Society are teaming up to hold a wort rally and GABF Pro-Am qualifying competition. Details for signing up will be available soon. Container drop off will be Thursday, April 4th and wort will be available to pick up on Friday, April 5th.

Signup here: http://cedarrapidsbrewingsociety.org/bcoe/
Registration closes April 2nd at 9 pm.

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Sticke Alt Taproom Release
Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

Sticke Alt Taproom Release

For the fourth year, and first year in cans we are releasing our Spring Seasonal, Sticke Alt.

Sticke Altbier (6.0% abv)
A traditional German Amber Ale that has a pleasing bronze hue, a rich malt character, and a pleasant noble hop character. Historically released to celebrate the loyal brewery patron, we are honored to have you enjoying Lion Bridge beer!

Available in 6-packs at the Taproom and at your favorite Eastern Iowa retailers.

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Corporate Mandate (Hazy IPA Taproom Release)
Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Corporate Mandate (Hazy IPA Taproom Release)

The Lion Bridge global headquarters is on us hard to brew up some sort of new canned haze, and corporate is gonna corporate so here we go...

Corporate Mandate is gonna clock in at 7%abv and we’re throwing in a ridiculous amount of El Dorado, Citra, and Azacca.

4-packs will be available!

PSA... This beer will hit distribution so taproom release might differ from distro release.

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My One and Only LIVE at Lion Bridge
Mar
23
5:00 PM17:00

My One and Only LIVE at Lion Bridge

Join us on March 23rd from 5-7pm and listen to My One and Only Live from Nashville, TN! This event is FREE, but seating is limited, so come early!

My One And Only gathers its strength from Southern soul mixed with curious grittiness. They've honed their sound in individual crucibles on stage, TV, radio, solo recording, engineering and producing. The merger brings true-to-life lyrics that bid you to wander through hidden scenes in their lives - to find heart, emotions, the real. Blanket the raw with hollow-body guitars and home-grown harmonies, and My One And Only's music cuts through. My One And Only released their debut recording, entitled “The Past Year”, produced by Grammy Award-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes). They have played stages throughout the U.S., as well as touring Uganda, Africa, and have both graced the stage of the famed Ryman Auditorium in their hometown of Nashville."

Find their music here: www.myoneandonlymusic.com/listen

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Živá Voda Release - St Joseph's Day
Mar
19
3:00 PM15:00

Živá Voda Release - St Joseph's Day

Wear RED and let out your inner Czech for the day, and celebrate St. Joseph’s Day with us! March 19th is the official day and we will be releasing our Živá Voda Czech-Style Pilsner on tap and also available in 6 pack cans to go!

Our food special will be Pierogies filled with Potatoes and Cheese served with Sour Cream & Onions.

Also, celebrate that we're starting our summer hours again in March and open Tue-Sun!

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St. Patrick's Day at Lion Bridge
Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

St. Patrick's Day at Lion Bridge

Come celebrate St Patrick's in our taproom! Taps start flowing at 11AM on Sunday, March 17. Come grab some lunch and a beer before the Parade!

Food Special: Our popular Bangers & Mash. Wash it down with a pint of our Olde No. 17 Dry Irish Stout, the official beer of the SaPaDaPaSo St.Patrick's Day Parade!

Live Music from 3:30-5:30pm by Kellen O'Cullom.

Kellen O'Cullom has just enough Irishness to get it done. He is an Irish music act from Cedar Rapids who enjoys spreading the craic around St. Patrick's Day, and any other day as well! Playing the standard fare of pub tunes with a little variety, he's looking forward to seeing you out. Come to the show and say hello!

Find out more about Kellen here:

https://kellenocullom.bandcamp.com/releases

SLAINTE!

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Pi Day at Lion Bridge Brewing Company
Mar
14
3:00 PM15:00

Pi Day at Lion Bridge Brewing Company

We're celebrating Pi Day! 

Join us to celebrate PI DAY with FREE PIE with the purchase of any of these CIRCULAR menu items:

- Jalapeno Popper Dip (yes, in a circular cast iron skillet)
- The Bridge Burger 
- The Fritz Burger
- The Witwer Chicken Sandwich
- Korean BBQ Tacos

We will also be offering Bridge Beer pints at $3.14

Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π.

We will have a specific amount of pie slices, when we run out, we run out, so come early!

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 Lion Bridge 5th Anniversary Celebration
Mar
5
5:00 PM17:00

Lion Bridge 5th Anniversary Celebration

We're turning FIVE on March 5, and it also happens to be Mardi Gras! Join us for a party at the Taproom with FREE CAKE, a special anniversary beer release, jazzy/funky New Orleans style, music from our friends at Analog Vault and whole lot of fun. Wear a costume if you fancy! 

Thank you to you, our community, for supporting us through these five wonderful years of being catalysts to conversation and community. CHEERS! 

More details about the beer will be released closer to the date! Stay tuned.

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Cooking with Beer at Lion Bridge
Feb
13
5:30 PM17:30

Cooking with Beer at Lion Bridge

Have you always wanted to cook with beer but do not even know where to start? We have beer! We have a great Chef! Join us on February 13th for a hands on class on Cooking with Beer (Lion Bridge beer, of course!).

Featured Recipes Include:

Beer Cheese featuring Bridge Beer

BBQ IPA Glaze featuring Yard Sale IPA

Stout Chili featuring Olde No. 17

$35 includes the class with Chef Jeremy, recipes to take home, samples, a 16oz beer and a bowl of stout chili!

Cheers!

Tickets sold HERE.

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Make Your Own Face Stein
Feb
10
2:00 PM14:00

Make Your Own Face Stein


The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio
 and Lion Bridge Brewing Co. are excited to be partnering for another Make Your Own Stein Event! This time around we will be doing FACE Steins! Funnnn!!!

$35 includes the stein making class, a Lion Bridge beer, and your very own stein! 

Steins are fired and ready about 2 weeks after the event. Pick up is at The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio during regular business hours.

Don't wait to get your tickets, they sell out fast! Click the link!

THE NOT SO FINE PRINT.....
***Refunds can not be issued without a minimum of 48 hour notice. 

BUY TICKETS HERE.

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