Bell's beer event roundup: Smoked Vienna Lager, Chicago Beer Fest, BontebOktoberfest and more

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery
10.01.2012

A look at our events this week in North Dakota, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Florida and Michigan.

North Dakota

October 1

Minot Launch Party: Bootlegrz Bar in Minot at 6:30 p.m. – Debs’ Red, Golden Rye, Rye Stout and more.

Minnesota

October 1

10 Years to the Pigs with Smoked Vienna Lager: Muddy Pig (St. Paul) & Pig-N-Fiddle (Minneapolis) - simultaneous tappings

October 3

Fiddle and Bell's Beer Dinner: Pig-N-Fiddle in Minneapolis  at 6 p.m. – five courses, Wedding Ale, Roundhouse, a firkin of Two Hearted and more. For more information or reservations, call 952-955-8385.

October 5

Hop-Centric Night: Boulder Tap House in St. Cloud at 5 p.m.  – Two Hearted, Debs’ Red, Roundhouse IRA and a cask of Pale Ale

Illinois

October 6

Chicago Beer Fest: Union Station from 1-4 p.m. & 6-9 p.m.  – Go here for tickets.

Indiana

October 4-5

Big Red Beer Fest: Bloomington Convention Center from 6-9 p.m.  – year round beers, plus a few seasonal offerings

October 6

The Ordinary Craft Beer Fest: New Bethel Ordinary Restaurant and Lounge in Wanamaker from 2-7 p.m.  – live music, pizza, Two Hearted, Best Brown and more

Miles Lab Oktoberfest: Elkhart from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. – get a taste of this year’s Octoberfest, available only on draft this year

Porter's Perfect Pint Festival: Hawthorne Park in Porter from noon - 5 p.m.  – we’ll be pouring Best Brown, Two Hearted, Porter and Le Pianiste Ale. Call 219-926-6211 for more information.

Florida

October 4

ABC Liquor Tasting: Tampa from 6-8 p.m.  – three beers including Two Hearted Ale.

Michigan

October 5

BontebOktober Fest: Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek from 6-10 p.m. – five beers, live music and a tour of the zoo

October 6

4th Annual Skitoberfest: Boyne Mountain from 2 p.m. - midnight  - celebrate the best of fall in an Oktoberfest setting. Go here for more information.

Looking ahead

Join us for multi-tap event in St. Paul, a tap takeover in Howell, Michigan, an Oracle tapping in Kansas City and more. Take a look at our complete calendar here.


Bell's beer event roundup: BBQ, Black Note, pumpkin carving and more

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery
09.25.2012

Here is a look at our events this week in Kentucky, Florida, Virginia, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Indiana.

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Kentucky

Sept. 25

Bell's Beer Dinner: Whole Foods in Louisville at 6 p.m. – five course meal with Bell’s beers including Black Note. Reservations are required.

Florida

Sept. 25

Beer Dinner: Fresco's in Lakeland at 7 p.m.  – multiple beers including Two Hearted, Kalamazoo Stout and Best Brown. Space is limited.

Virginia

Sept. 26

Special tap selections: Bell's at Beer Run in Charlottesville at 5:30 p.m. – Batch 9,000, Black Note, Wedding Ale, Rye Stout, Smoked Vienna Lager and Two Hearted.

Michigan

Sept. 26

Octoberfest Celebration: Karl's Cabin in Plymouth from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.  – German buffet, multiple Bell’s beers. Reservations are required.

Sept. 27

Bell's Beer Dinner: Yankee Rebel Tavern on Mackinac Island at 7:30 p.m.  – See the menu here. Reservations are required.

2nd Annual Bell's & BBQ: Central City Tap House in Kalamazoo at 5:30 p.m. – Nine beers on tap, raw bar, BBQ specials

Beer Dinner: Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club in Arcadia. For more information or reservations, please call 231-889-3009.

Sept. 29

Oktoberfest Celebration: Ashley's Westland at 5 p.m.  – Prizes for wearing your best Oktoberfest themed outfit, German style food, live music

Pumpkin Carving & Bell's Brews: Zeb's Trading Co. in Kalamazoo at 1 p.m. – special tappings of Roundhouse and Le Batteur

Weko Beach Brewers Festival: We'll be pouring Amber, Java Stout and Two Hearted in Bridgman from 1-7 p.m.

Minnesota

Sept. 28

Tasting: Northfield Liquor in Northfield  from 4-6 p.m.

North Carolina

Sept. 29

14th Annual Charlotte Oktoberfest: From 2-7 p.m. – Two Hearted, Porter and Amber Ale

Wisconsin

Sept. 29

Quivey's Grove Beer Fest: Madison from noon-5 p.m. Tickets are available online and at Quivey’s Grove.

Indiana

Sept. 29

Valpo Brew Fest: Downtown Valparaiso from 1-5 p.m. – two firkins, Octoberfest, Roundhouse, Best Brown and more. Please note, this event is sold out.

Looking ahead

Join us for a Minot Launch Party in North Dakota, 10 Years to the Pigs Celebration in Minnesota, a tasting in Tampa and more. Check out our full calendar here.


This One Goes to 11 Ale will be released in bottles and on draft

Bell's Brewery, Inc.
09.10.2012

Bells_GoesTo11-01.pngOur Batch Series ended at 10,000, but This One Goes to 11 Ale is a bit louder.

Brewed to commemorate our 11,000th batch, this Imperial Red uses hops from the Southern Hemisphere, but also features those from the Pacific Northwest, including a freshly named and newly released varietal.

The official description:

This One Goes to 11 Ale opens with bright, juicy aromas such as tropical fruits & ripe cherries, largely derived from massive kettle & dry-hop additions of Southern Hemisphere hop varieties such as Galaxy, Motueka, and Summer. The citrus & resinous pine notes of the Pacific Northwest hop family are also well represented, making their presence known through Simcoe, Citra, and the newly released Mosaic varietal, just to name a few. A wide range of specialty malts anchor the hops to this Imperial Red Ale, contrasting the assertive bitterness & juicy aromatics with a robust, toasty depth of flavor. Fermented with Bell’s signature house ale yeast, This One Goes to 11 Ale finishes with a lingering warmth.

Coming in at 11% ABV, this limited single batch release will be available in both bottles (six-packs) and on draft. It will begin shipping later this month.


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