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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beer Appreciation Series Week 2 - German and Czech Beers
Feb
24
11:00 AM11:00

Beer Appreciation Series Week 2 - German and Czech Beers

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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Coaster Making Class and Beer Tasting
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Coaster Making Class and Beer Tasting

Join us for a fun evening of coaster design and beer tasting at our taproom with Candice Luter, Founder & Owner of Remnant. Candice will be in to walk you through the process of making coasters out of cork with several different design ideas. 

$35 includes a flight of 5 Lion Bridge beers and a set of 4 cork coasters to take home with you. Buy your tickets HERE! 

Learn more about Remnant at www.shopremnant.com

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Make Your Own Face Stein Event
Feb
18
2:00 PM14:00

Make Your Own Face Stein Event

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! This time around we will be doing FACE Steins! Funnnn!!!
Sunday, February 18th, 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 1 - Flavor and Tasting
Feb
17
11:00 AM11:00

Beer Appreciation Series Week 1 - Flavor and Tasting

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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Beer + Cheese + Wine + Chocolate- Valentine's Day Tasting Event
Feb
14
5:30 PM17:30

Beer + Cheese + Wine + Chocolate- Valentine's Day Tasting Event

Join us for a Valentine's Day Tasting of all things your Valentine LOVES. Cheese, Chocolate, Wine, AND of course Lion Bridge Beer!

Try four carefully selected cheeses by Chris Luken (certified Cheese Specialist by the American Cheese Society and Cheese Monger at HyVee Oakland Rd) paired with specialty jams and spreads from our Chef Stacia Dougherty. 

Four chocolates from local chocolatier Mickey Miller from Mount Vernon Confections. 

We paired these eight delights thoughtfully with four of our craft beers and four Underwood Wines!

The chocolatier, cheese monger, wine representative, and head brewer will all be on-site so you can chat with them and learn more about their craft. 

Full menu with more details to be released later this month. Tickets are $25. Be sure to snag one before they sell out!

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Olde No. 17 Beer Release with Live Irish Music
Feb
7
3:00 PM15:00

Olde No. 17 Beer Release with Live Irish Music

Join us for the 2018 release of our Irish Stout Olde No. 17, the official beer of Sapadapaso! This is the classic pub stout you know and love. Roasty, with hints of dark chocolate, nuttiness and rich creamy mouthfeel. 

We will tap the beer when we open on February 7 at 3pm. Live music by IRISH JAM from 5-8pm. Our kitchen will be running our St Patricks Day Special: Our super popular Bangers and Mash from The Sausage Foundryfor this beer release! 

Start prepping your livers early for St Patricks Day with the release of this special Irish beer. Can't wait to have you. Sláinte!

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2018 Gazprom! Release
Jan
31
3:00 PM15:00

2018 Gazprom! Release

Every Barrel-Aged January beer is great, but GAZPROM! is always the culmination.

GAZPROM! (12%abv) is our Great American Beer Festival Bronze Medal winning Russian Imperial Stout aged in Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery bourbon barrels with a secondary fermentation from copious amounts of Dark maple syrup from Great River Maple. This is our 4th iteration of the barrel-aged GAZPROM! and, we believe, the best yet.

AAAAAAND....we will be offering a limited amount of bottles of 2018 GAZPROM!

Our kitchen will be offering some delicious specials to pair with GAZPROM!

Live Music from 6-9pm from Winterland
Great River Maple will be in the house selling Maple Syrup and providing samples!

January always goes out like a lion here at the LBBC!

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Barrel Aged January-GAZPROM! Week
Jan
31
to Feb 4

Barrel Aged January-GAZPROM! Week

Join us for a GAZPROM! Fest week filled with great music and a variety of different GAZPROM! daily to satisfy your Barrel Aged senses!!

GAZPROM! (Russian Imperial Stout, 12%)
Viscous and black. After primary fermentation this oily, Russian giant is re-fermented with dark maple syrup in bourbon barrels then blended back together to add consistency and complexity. 2016 GABF Bronze Medal Winner for Specialty Beer.

Wednesday Jan 31- We kick off the week with a bottle release of Coffee GAZPROM! and Barrel Aged GAZPROM! 2018. We will be featuring great live music by Winterland from 6-9pm to celebrate all things GAZPROM!  Great River Maple will be in the house selling Maple Syrup and providing samples! 

Thursday Feb 1- 2018 GAZPROM! with Espresso

Friday Feb 2- First Firkin Friday. Vanilla GAZPROM! Tapping starts at 3pm, be sure to get down early because those Firkins go fast!!

Sat Feb 3- 2018 GAZPROM! aged in Cedar Ridge Rye Barrels

Sunday Feb 4- Tapping every GAZPROM! EVER!!! You read that right, we will be tapping 2015-2018 GAZPROM! plus secret variants to celebrate the culmination of Barrel Aged January.  

Food special for the week: Meatloaf Sandwich. Parsley Pesto, Cherry Mustard, White Cheddar, Sauteed Mushrooms, and Onions.

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Brrr Fest Bus from LBBC!
Jan
27
12:00 PM12:00

Brrr Fest Bus from LBBC!

We're partnering with Iowa Brew Tours - Eastern Iowa Corridor this year to provide a safe way to get to and from Coralville BrrrFest!

This annual Beer Festival in Coralville highlights the beers of winter. Brrr Fest is one of the premier beer festivals in Iowa and it supports the Iowa Brewers Guild (a very noble cause).

Let Iowa Brew Tours do the driving so you can enjoy the tasting. Come to the taproom after, as we will have a special tapping of our 2016 Royal Wee aged in Cedar Ridge Whiskey Barrels with Cherry Wood at noon that day.

DETAILS>>>

Meet at Lion Bridge Brewing Company at NOON, leave Coralville at 4:15pm. Return to LBBC at 5pm approximately.

Food: Available for purchase at the festival and at Lion Bridge Brewing.

Restrictions: Must be at least 21 years old. IDs will be checked.

Limited Quantities!!! Brrr Fest tickets sell out annually in advance of the event. Get your tickets soon to guarantee a spot. 

$65 includes: A ticket to Brrr Fest ($30 value), safe transportation with Iowa Brew Tours to and from Lion Bridge Brewing Company to Brrr Fest, a LBBC beer for the road, as well as a pretzel necklace! BOOM! BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE!

Don't Delay!

 

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