Oberon 2013: Where to find that first sip, gear and more

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery

OberonLabel.tif.pngLooking for that first sip of Oberon?

There are just over a 100 events on our Calendar. The Eccentric Café will also open at 9 a.m. on March 25.

If you don’t see something near you, be sure to contact your preferred bar or restaurant to see if they have it on tap.

You can also use our Beer Finder to locate any available Oberon nearby as well.

Other Oberon related news:

Cheers and happy Oberon Day!

Bell's beer event roundup: Passport to Oberon, Charlotte Craft Beer Week. Q Falls and more

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery

Passport_Cover.jpgBelow is a look at our events this week in Michigan, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio.


March 18

Bell's Beer Dinner: The Beer Exchange, Kalamazoo, 6:30 p.m. – SOLD OUT

March 19

Bell's Beer Dinner: Elizabeth's Chop House, Marquette, 6 p.m. – Take a look at the menu.

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).

March 20

Hopslam Firkin Tapping: Landmark Inn, Marquette, 7 p.m.  

March 21

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).

Bell's Beer Dinner: Fuel Wood-fire Grill, Port Huron, 6:30 p.m. – Take a look at the menu.

March 23

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.

March 21

Bell's Spotlight Night: R.J. Grady's, Lakeland, 6 p.m.

March 26

Barrel Aged Night: Word of Beer - Viera, Melbourne, 6 p.m. - Barrel Aged Batch 9,000 and Barrel Aged Cherry Stout


March 20

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

North Carolina

March 20

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.

March 21

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.

March 22

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.


March 20

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.

March 21

Quinannan Falls Special Lager Beer Tapping: Winking Lizard locations (Gateway, Independence, Bedford Heights, Mentor, Crosswoods, Lakewood, Coventry, Macedonia and Fairlawn), 4 p.m.

March 23

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.

Looking ahead

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

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery

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.

You can register here or at the Café from 5-5:30 p.m. the day of. Special event shirts will also be available for $15 at Gazelle Sports.



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