The Prepared Table: Art- Beer -Food
Jun
26
3:00 PM15:00

The Prepared Table: Art- Beer -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, and art at Lion Bridge Brewing from 3-9pm on Tuesday June 26. Pairings are based on the "Setting the Table: The Art of Still Life" exhibit at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art this summer.

Special program led by Quinton McClain of Lion Bridge and Sean Ulmer of CRMA at 6:00pm.

No tickets required. Order the suggested pairings à la carte, there is limited seating and pairings will be available until supplies last.

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Trivia with Wes!!
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

Trivia with Wes!!

Bring your friends, impress everyone with your smarts, enjoy some pints! Join us for Trivia with our famous host Wes Shirley from the Full Bowl!

Tickets available on Tikly or at the Taproom. Admission is $10 per team. 12 teams of 4 people each. This is a general knowledge trivia.

Prizes awarded for top three teams as follows:

1st Place- Your team's tab will be paid for at the end of the night!

2nd Place- A Growler and a fill certificate of any of our year-round beers for each team member. (To fill that same night or another day).

3rd Place- A free beer voucher for each team member. (To use that same night or another day).

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BrewNost Glassware Giveaway!
Aug
24
4:00 PM16:00

BrewNost Glassware Giveaway!

Join us on August 24 for a BrewNost 2018 glassware giveaway with the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library at our taproom.

Buy ANY Lion Bridge beer that Friday and get a FREE BrewNost Glass as part of their 15th anniversary! 

Purchase tickets to BrewNost on site as well as $10 raffle tickets to win round-trip airfare for 2 to Prague including 7 nights lodging with breakfast at the Hotel Rott, Prague next to Old Town Square. *Need not be present to win.

BrewNost is on September 14, 2018 and it is the Midwest’s premier international beer festival. BrewNost will feature a wide range of international beers selected from Doug Alberhasky, from John’s Grocery in Iowa City. All beverages will be specially paired with culinary creations by chefs from some of the area’s finest restaurants. In addition, local breweries and distilleries will offer distinctive brews and beverage creations, including wine, cider, and spirits.

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Beer & Brass at Lion Bridge Brewing Company
Jun
22
7:30 PM19:30

Beer & Brass at Lion Bridge Brewing Company

oin us for this bonus performance as part of our outdoor concert series of 2018. The talented folks from The Orchestra Iowa Brass Quintet are here to play some of the Midwest’s best brass music at Lion Bridge Brewing's beer garden.

Paired perfectly with craft beer, we hope you will join us for this special performance- admission is free!

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Lager 'Lympics
Jun
9
11:30 AM11:30

Lager 'Lympics

Kick off your summer by savoring some of the best local and regional craft beers at the annual Lager ‘Lympics, presented by the members of Metro North Rotary (MNR).

This outdoor beer tasting event takes place in the heart of Cedar Rapids’ trendy and bustling NewBo district. With 4 hours to sip on a variety of craft beers poured directly from the brewers, enjoy your favorites while discovering new and seasonal brews. Featuring DJ Commando, pretzels, a 5 oz. souvenir mug and jumbo yard games add to the fun.  Plus, where there is beer, there must be food. Select NewBo City Market food merchants will have local fare available for purchase.

Besides great beer, you also don’t want to miss the MNR Lager 'Lympics Raffle featuring the Luxury Suite for the Rough Riders, and other great prizes! Additional prizes will be given for 2nd and 3rdplace. The drop will be held onsite at 3:30pm. You don't need to be present to win.

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Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Euchre Tournament

Join us for another Euchre Tournament! You asked, we listened! So we're doing it again.

Round Robin. 

We'll get started at 7pm on June 5. Free Entry, Teams of 2 people. 

Winner team gets:

A 64oz Growler of any year-round (or select limited release beers) LB beer per team (to redeem that day or another day).

...and of course, the glow of sweet, sweet victory!

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Lion Bridge Brewing Farmers Market
May
31
5:00 PM17:00

Lion Bridge Brewing Farmers Market

We're doing it again this year since it has been a great success the past two years! Summer evening farmers market at Lion Bridge Brewing Company's Parking Lot.

Enjoy a beer while you shop!

This market will be held on May 31st and September 6th this year. It's from 5-8pm

Full list of vendors to be confirmed. 

LIVE MUSIC by Awful Purdies!

Cheers to summer!

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Houby Days at Lion Bridge Brewing Company!
May
18
to May 20

Houby Days at Lion Bridge Brewing Company!

JOIN US FOR HOUBY DAYS AT LION BRIDGE BREWING COMPANY!
We'll be having our giant beer garden tent again this year. Come play some bocce ball, hang out in our beer garden, listen to some great music across the street and take it all in.

Parade on Saturday morning at 10am.
Carnival

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

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Meet the Brewers Beer Dinner
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Meet the Brewers Beer Dinner

As part of Cedar Rapids Craft Beer Week we are hosting a casual dinner with our very own Lion Bridge Brewing Company Brewers attending and speaking. We will focus on not only the beer and food but also on education about the beers and the styles. We will start at 6pm with a tour and a Q&A session and guests will be given ample time to chat with our Brewers and dive into each beer and the stories and process behind it!

This is an event not to be missed.

Tickets are $50 and beers include some very special cellar beers and food menu includes a spread of house-made appetizers, brisket sandwich, beer cheese mac & cheese, seasonal salad, and for dessert a Disaster at Meux porter brownie. Tax and gratuity are included. Just show up. We only have 20 spots available so get your ticket early!

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Iowa Brewers Olympics
May
11
5:30 PM17:30

Iowa Brewers Olympics

Part of Cedar Rapids Beer Week, the second annual Iowa Brewers Olympics will take place at Lion Bridge Brewing Company on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Join us and watch 12 Iowa breweries vie for superiority in a series of events designed to test both palates and speed of moving grain from pallet to pallet. And a whole artistic palette of other fun events.
Beers from each participating brewery will be available.

The fun kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Come root for your favorite team!

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Euchre Tournament
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Euchre Tournament

Join us for another Euchre Tournament! You asked, we listened! So we're doing it again, this time we'll do a round-robin instead of brackets!

We'll get started at 7pm on May 1. Sign your team (of two) up today! $5 entry per team.

Winner team gets:

A 64oz Growler of any year-round (or select limited release beers) LB beer per person (to redeem that day or another day).

...and of course, the glow of sweet, sweet victory!

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Kitchen Counter Pop-Up at LBBC
Apr
24
3:00 PM15:00

Kitchen Counter Pop-Up at LBBC

Sam and Phoebe from The Kitchen Counter will be taking over the Lion Bridge kitchen on Tuesday, April 24. 

Phoebe and Sam are a couple that recently moved back to Cedar Rapids and they are looking to open their own restaurant soon (we selfishly really want them to be our neighbors here in Czech Village!!!). 

Come get a sneak peek of their delicious and creative food in a casual setting. No tickets or reservations required, just come as your please, and order what sounds good to you. Menu items will have beer pairing suggestions and will be released soon! 

Stay tuned!

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Make Your Own Prairie Seed Bomb!
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Make Your Own Prairie Seed Bomb!

Save & Protect the Monarch butterfly by making habitat seedballs that can be planted or dispersed to proliferate native prairie species the butterflies depend upon. 

This is a FREE event open to all ages, but we only have 30 spots available for the seed ball making "class". Reserve your spot today athttps://tikly.co/events/2592

We will also be giving away seed bombs to any customer that would like to take some home! Take some for your friends too! Spread the love.

MGA Architecture understands that great places are made through design and stewardship. As Community Architects, they believe strong vibrant communities are created through careful consideration of our built and natural environments and understand that one is dependent on the other. Help make great places and do important things!

Clay will be donated by the The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio. Seeds and the class are sponsored by Martin Gardner Architecture P.C.

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2018 Corridor Veg Week Kick Off!
Apr
20
5:30 PM17:30

2018 Corridor Veg Week Kick Off!

Let's get together to kick off 2018 Corridor Veg Week! A great opportunity to meet others in the community, and eat some great vegan food!

Special guests: Iowa Farm Sanctuary representatives will be on hand to inform guests about their mission, their residents, and ways you can help.

Purchase of a $25 ticket includes:
- 1 Corridor Veg Week vegan entree
- 1 drink (up to $6 value)
- Tax & gratuity
- Donation to Iowa Farm Sanctuary

Seats are limited, so grab your ticket today!

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Make your own Flower Pot!
Apr
8
2:00 PM14:00

Make your own Flower Pot!

The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio and Lion Bridge Brewing Co. are excited to be partnering for yet another Ceramics Event! This time around we will be doing Flower Pots! Just in time for spring and planting season!!!

Sunday, April 8th, Lion Bridge is hosting the Ceramics Center for a hands on class. 
$35 includes the stein making class, a Lion Bridge beer, and your very own flower pot! 

Flower Pots will be fired and ready about 2 weeks after the event. Pick up is at The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio during their regular business hours.

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

THE NOT SO FINE PRINT.....
***Refunds can not be issued without a minimum of 48 hour notice. Pots not picked up within 90 days will be discarded.

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Found + Formed Pop-Up Shop
Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

Found + Formed Pop-Up Shop

We are having a little pop-up on Friday, April 6th with our neighbors from Found+Formed!

Come see a sneak peek of new items right inside our taproom! Check out some cool digs while sipping on a few pints! When you finish up, check out their delightful shop next door.

Don't forget it is also our First Firkin' Friday so be sure to try some Merlot Saison while you are browsing!

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Coffee Kolsch Release!
Apr
4
3:00 PM15:00

Coffee Kolsch Release!

A freak, an oddity, a delicious abomination? Come have a taste of our Coffee Kolsch on Wednesday, 4/4. Brian Gumm from Ross Street Roasting Company will be in the house talking about the roast we used, selling coffee beans and some cool TShirts!

See you on Wednesday April 4!

To go along with this wonderful beer, we will feature a special food pairing: Black Bean Burger on a brioche bun with sliced cucumbers, whipped feta cheese and green served with a side of kettle chips.  

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Peach Apricot Saison Release!
Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

Peach Apricot Saison Release!

Join us for the release of our Peach Apricot Saison!

The Peach Apricot Saison (7.2%) is a Farmhouse Ale made with 300lbs of Peaches and Apricots! Our house saison strain contributes some beautiful pear and pepper notes but the fruit is the real star of the show! Enjoy this beer as a celebration of warmer weather!

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Zack Morris Cell Phone IPA Release
Mar
29
3:00 PM15:00

Zack Morris Cell Phone IPA Release

Zack Morris Cell Phone (American IPA, 7.1%) At 5lbs of hops per barrel this beer uses more hops than we have ever used before.  Loral, Amarillo and Mosaic hops contribute a complex profile of dark fruits, stone fruit, and tropical fruit, while restrained bitterness, a heathly dose of wheat and oats, as well as a dose of California sweet orange peel makes this beer real tasty.

Come join us for the release and enjoy some great specials from our kitchen: Crab Cake Sliders & Buffalo Chicken Dip Wontons!

Tapping is at 3pm.

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St. Patrick's Trivia Night at LBBC
Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

St. Patrick's Trivia Night at LBBC

Bring your friends, impress everyone with your smarts, enjoy some pints, and start celebrating St Patrick's Day early!

Tickets available on Tikly or at the Taproom. Admission is $10 per team. 12 teams of 4 people each. Trivia by Wes from The Full Bowl. Questions will include St Patrick's Day specific questions as well as general trivia questions.

Prizes awarded for top three teams as follows:

1st Place- Your team's tab will be paid for at the end of the night!

2nd Place- A Growler and a fill certificate of any of our year-round beers for each team member. (To fill that same night or another day).

3rd Place- A free beer voucher for each team member. (To use that same night or another day).

The fine print:
1st place winning team comped up to $200 tab and only for on premise consumption.
21+ only.

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Make Your Own Stein at Lion Bridge
Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

Make Your Own Stein at Lion Bridge

The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio and Lion Bridge Brewing Co. are excited to be partnering for yet another Make You Own Stein Event! 

Sunday, March 11th, Lion Bridge is hosting the Ceramics Center for a hands on stein making class. Come to our taproom and learn more about steins and ceramics and make your own to take home!
$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!

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.

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Beer Appreciation Series Week 4 - American and Belgian Beer Styles
Mar
10
11:00 AM11:00

Beer Appreciation Series Week 4 - American and Belgian Beer Styles

Have you wanted to learn a bit more about beer styles and the brewing process but don't know where to start? 

Between February 17th and March 10th we will be offering a free introductory class on beer and styles that will be led by Lion Bridge founder Quinton McClain.

The series will be based off of the Cicerone Beer Server training and will cover almost all of the chapters necessary to prepare you to take the Cicerone Beer Server exam and gain your certification. 

Even if you have no interest in taking the exam, this will be a fun and easy-going discussion about the beverage we all love and is a great way to start your Saturday.

Series Dates and Discussion themes are:

2/17 - Flavor and Tasting
2/24 - German and Czech Beers
3/3 - English, Scottish, and Irish Ales
3/10 - American and Belgian Beer Styles

Hope to see you! Cheers!

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Miss en Place- A female-led collaboration of creativity
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Miss en Place- A female-led collaboration of creativity

A creative female-led collaboration of beer, food, and fashion.

Grab your friends and bring them to Lion Bridge on March 6th! We will celebrate International Women’s Day (two days early) with a unique and fun event that showcases the creativity and entrepreneurship of women in our community.

$35 ticket includes, 4 vegetarian small-plate courses created by the women of the Lion Bridge kitchen; Stacia, Alicia, Alexandria, and Cara, will be paired with not just 4 of our house beers, but also with a look from the Spring Collection of WRITTEN Apparel that will be showcased on the Lion Bridge Catwalk.

The co-owner of Lion Bridge Brewing Company, Ana McClain, and founder & creative director of WRITTEN Apparel, Emily Carlson, will be present to mingle and talk about what inspired the collab and the courses.

WRITTEN Apparel will be available for purchase after the fashion show.

Purchase tickets HERE.

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Beer Appreciation Series Week 3- English, Scottish, and Irish Ales
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Beer Appreciation Series Week 3- English, Scottish, and Irish Ales

Have you wanted to learn a bit more about beer styles and the brewing process but don't know where to start? 

Between February 17th and March 10th we will be offering a free introductory class on beer and styles that will be led by Lion Bridge founder Quinton McClain.

The series will be based off of the Cicerone Beer Server training and will cover almost all of the chapters necessary to prepare you to take the Cicerone Beer Server exam and gain your certification. 

Even if you have no interest in taking the exam, this will be a fun and easy-going discussion about the beverage we all love and is a great way to start your Saturday.

Series Dates and Discussion themes are:

2/17 - Flavor and Tasting
2/24 - German and Czech Beers
3/3 - English, Scottish, and Irish Ales
3/10 - American and Belgian Beer Styles

Hope to see you! Cheers!

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Lion Bridge Euchre Tournament
Feb
25
11:00 AM11:00

Lion Bridge Euchre Tournament

Join us for our first ever Euchre Tournament!
We'll get started at 11am. Sign your team (of two) up today! $5 entry per team.

Winner's get:

1st place team: One entree and a pint per person (for that day or another day)
2nd place team: A 32oz- Meowler of a year-round LB beer per person (to redeem that day or another day)
3rd place team: A pint of any year-round LB beer per person (to redeem that day or another day).

...and of course, the glow of sweet, sweet victory!

Purchase tickets HERE. 

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