Bell's beer event roundup: Passport to Oberon, Charlotte Craft Beer Week. Q Falls and more
Below is a look at our events this week in Michigan, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio.
Bell's Beer Dinner: The Beer Exchange, Kalamazoo, 6:30 p.m. – SOLD OUT
Passport to Oberon - Stop #1: Burdick's - Holiday Inn West, Kalamazoo, 5 p.m. - Kick-off this year's Oberon release with special events (three in total) leading up to a midnight release on March 24. Pick up your passport at any Burdick's location and enjoy special Bell's beers (Roundhouse will featured at this stop). The more stamps you have, the better your chance of winning our raffle to be crowned Oberon King or Queen (you must present your stamped passport on March 24 to be eligible).
Hopslam Firkin Tapping: Landmark Inn, Marquette, 7 p.m.
Passport to Oberon - Stop #2: Burdick's Downtown, 5 p.m. - Red Nose ESB will be the specialty tap featured (see above for full details).
Passport to Oberon - Stop #3: Burdick's Wings West, Kalamazoo, 5 p.m. - Captain Spontaneous will be the specialty tap featured (see above for full details).
Through Feb. 25
Bell's Beer Baseball Pub Crawl: Lakeland – Go here for more details.
Bell's Spotlight Night: R.J. Grady's, Lakeland, 6 p.m.
Barrel Aged Night: Word of Beer - Viera, Melbourne, 6 p.m. - Barrel Aged Batch 9,000 and Barrel Aged Cherry Stout
Tap Takeover with 4 Hands Brewing Co.: Three Kings Public House, St. Louis, 6 p.m. - Expedition Stout, Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Third Coast Old Ale, Java Stout, Consecrator Doppelbock, Two Hearted, Midwestern Pale Ale, Best Brown, Special Double Cream Stout and Smitten.
On tap from 4 Hands Brewing Co.: Cuvee Ange, No Place Like Home, Chocolate Milk Stout, Contact High, Pyrus Saison, Smoked Pigasus, Reprise Centennial Red, Divided Sky Rye IPA, Single Speed with Jasmine and Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown
Bell's Night: Salud Beer Shop, Charlotte, 5 p.m. - Celebrate Salud's one year anniversary with Amber, Two Hearted, Oarsman, Expedition Stout, Smoked Vienna Lager, Sweet Potato Stout and Le Batteur.
Charlotte Craft Beer Week - Freakfest at The Common Market South End, Charlotte, 7 p.m. We'll be pouring Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000.
Charlotte Craft Beer Week - Beer Dinner featuring Bell's and Allagash Brewing Co.: U.S. National Whitewater Center, Charlotte, 6:30 p.m. - Oarsman Ale, Two Hearted, Hell Hath No Fury and Hopslam will be featured along with White, Black, Curieux and Dubbel from Allagash. Call 704-391-3900 for more information.
A Touch of New Orleans: Lizardville Rocky River, 6:30 p.m. - Our Jazz Series' of Bière de Garde beers will be featured - Le Batteur, Le Contrebassiste and Le Pianiste. Each will be paired with NOLA themed food. Also on the menu will be Oarsman and Special Double Cream Stout. Classic jazz & zydeco music will be playing throughout the evening as well.
Quinannan Falls Special Lager Beer Tapping: Winking Lizard locations (Gateway, Independence, Bedford Heights, Mentor, Crosswoods, Lakewood, Coventry, Macedonia and Fairlawn), 4 p.m.
5th Annual Winking Lizard Cask Conditioned Ale Festival: Winking Lizard Party Center, Bedford, 1-4 & 5-8 p.m. – The only cask of Hopslam in NE Ohio.
Oberon will return on March 25. Stay tuned for a list of events or check out our full calendar.
Beer + running + charity = Urban Herd Run at Bell's Eccentric Cafe
Bell’s beer, running and charity will come together for a special St. Patrick’s Day themed 5k fun run at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13.
The Brooks Urban Herd Run Happy Pub Run will start and finish from the Eccentric Café in downtown Kalamazoo.
All event proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kalamazoo.
A $10 registration fee also includes a drink ticket and a raffle ticket. Prizes will also be awarded to the most spirited costume.
Bell's beer event roundup: Dinners, Black Note, Brewvival, tap takeovers and more
Below is a look at our events this week in Ohio, Washington DC, Michigan, Kentucky, Minnesota, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Iowa and Indiana.
Bell's Tasting: Grog Shop in Cleveland from 7-9 p.m. – sample and learn about 5 different beers and enjoy appetizers
Black Note Tasting: Acme in Cuyahoga Falls from 6-7 p.m. - Special Double Cream, Expedition, Smitten and Two Heated will also be available both in flights and for growlers (after the tasting)
Multi-Tap Event: ChurchKey at 4 p.m. - Hopslam firkin, Amber, Best Brown, Double Cream Stout, Expedition Stout, Harry Magill's Spiced Stout, Le Batteur, Oracle, Oarsman, Porter, Smitten, Two Hearted, Midwestern Pale Ale, Sparkling Ale, Kalamazoo Stout and Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000
Beer and Wings: Buffalo Wild Wings in Livonia from 6-8 p.m. – Smitten and Black Note (7 p.m. tapping)
Bell's Beer Dinner: Grange Kitchen and Bar in Ann Arbor at 6:30 p.m. - Red Nose ESB, Expedition Stout, Oarsman, Smitten and Hopslam. Call 734-995-2107 for more information.
DARK: Ashley's Ann Arbor at 6:30 p.m. - Black Note, Expedition Stout, Hell Hath No Fury ... Ale, 2011 Cherry Stout and others
Pre-Winter Michigan Beer Festival Party: Derby Station in Grand Rapids - Black Note, Roundhouse IRA, Best Brown, Oarsman and Sweet Potato Stout on draft plus a firkin of Hopslam
Craft Beer Dinner: The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids at 5:30 p.m. – Smitten and Expedition Stout
WYCE Jammies XIV: The Intersection in Grand Rapids at 5:30 p.m. - This one goes to 11, Hell Hath No Fury, Black Note, Best Brown, Two Hearted and Hopslam
Pre-Winter Michigan Beer Festival Tap Takeover: The Meanwhile in Grand Rapids at 4 p.m. - Kal-Haven Ale, Smoked Vienna Lager, Raspberry Ale, This one goes to 11, Hell Hath No Fury, Black Note, Expedition Stout, Special Double Cream Stout, Debs' Red, Quinannan Falls Special Lager, Amber, Midwestern Pale Ale, Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Two Hearted, Hopslam (draft and firkin) and Lager of the Lakes
2013 Michigan Winter Beer Festival: Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park - Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000 (2 p.m.), Kal-Haven Ale, Raspberry Ale, This one goes to 11, Hell Hath No Fury, Black Note (noon and 4 p.m.), Third Coast Old Ale, Debs' Red, Le Pianiste, Le Batteur, Batch 9,000, Le Contrebassiste, Two Hearted, Quinannan Falls Special Lager, Raspberry Wild One (1 p.m.), Hopslam, Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout (3 p.m.), Harry Magill's Spiced Stout, Sweet Potato Stout and Red Nose ESB
Bell's Tasting: The Southgate House Revival in Newport at 7 p.m. – Hopslam, Java Stout, Midwestern Pale Ale, Oarsman, Special Double Cream Stout and Smitten Golden Rye Ale
Hopslam Cask Tapping: Pat's Tap in Minneapolis at 6 p.m.
Multi-Tap Event: The Tap House in Rochester at 5 p.m. - *Updated: Black Note, Oatmeal Stout, Sparkling Ale, Quinannan Falls Special Lager, Roundhouse IRA, Le Batteur, Le Pianiste, Le Contrebassiste, Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000, and Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout. Double Cream Stout, Two Hearted and Smitten will also be available as well.
Arizona Beer Week 2013 - Bell's Spec-Tap-Ular: Mellow Mushroom in Phoenix at 4 p.m. – Hopslam
Arizona Beer Week 2013 - Tap Event: Ground Control in Lichfield Park from 6-8 p.m. - Oarsman, Hopslam, Winter White, Smitten, Expedition Stout and Porter
Arizona Beer Week 2013 - 2nd Annual Eccentric Cafe Festival: The Hungry Monk in Chandler from 3-11 p.m. - 21 beers on tap throughout the evening including Le Pianiste, Midwestern Pale Ale, Oarsman, Oatmeal Stout, Oberon, Porter, Smitten, Two Hearted, Amber, Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000, 2011 Cherry Stout, Expedition Stout, Harry Magill's Spiced Stout, Hopslam, Kalamazoo Stout, Kal-Haven Rye, Le Batteur, Le Contrebassiste and special tappings of Black Note (6:30 p.m.) and Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout (7:30 p.m.) – don’t forget your eccentric ware. One hundred percent of all sales from Black Note will go to support the American Heart Association.
Arizona Beer Week 2013 - Limited Release Tapping: Moto in Phoenix at 6 p.m.
Hopslam Tapping: Stubbies and Steins in Gainesville at 3 p.m. - Amber, Best Brown, 2011 Cherry Stout, Expedition Stout, Midwestern Pale Ale, Oberon, Sparkling Ale, Third Coast Old Ale, Two Hearted and Winter White as well
Dark Side Beer Festival: Emporium in Chicago at noon - Black Note and 2011 Cherry Stout
Hopslam Cask Tapping: Universal Joint in Asheville at 6 p.m.
Bull City Beer and Food Experience: Durham Performance Arts Center from 4-8 p.m.
BREWVIVAL: Charleston from noon-6 p.m. - Harry Magill's Spiced Stout, Hopslam (cask), Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000 and Smitten Golden Rye Ale
Hell's Bell's Tap Takeover: Parlor City in Cedar Rapids starting at 8 a.m. - 24 beers on tap including - Black Note (6 p.m.), Hopslam (7 p.m.), Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000 (5 p.m.) and Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout (4 p.m.). Wear your best devlish costume and compete for prizes (8 p.m. judging - you must be present to win).
Multi-Tap Event: Trion Tavern in New Haven at 5 p.m. - Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000, Two Hearted, Midwestern Pale Ale, Amber, Consecrator Doppelbock, Porter, Double Cream Stout, Quinnanan Falls Special Lager, Kal Haven Rye Ale, Red Nose ESB, Roundhouse IRA, Smoked Vienna Lager, Le Batteur, Le Pianiste and Le Contrebassiste
Join us for a baseball pub crawl in Lakeland Florida, dinner at The Mitt, a Bockfest kick-off and much more. Our full calendar can always be found here.