2015 BrrrFest: Saturday, January 24, 2015
The Cedar Rapids Beer Nuts Home Brew Club will be hosting a home brewing festival Saturday, September 27th from 1:00-5:00 PM at Benz Beverage Depot 501 7th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401. Home brewing clubs from around the state will be traveling to Cedar Rapids to serve their one-of-a-kind beers to the public.
In addition to beer sampling, there will be live music, food vendors, soda sampling, and educational presentations. This is a very unique event in which home brewed beer is spotlighted. No commercial breweries will be in serving. This is one of only a handful of home brew-only festivals to be held in the United States. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Benz Beverage Depot, BIY Homebrew supply, or by contacting the Cedar Rapids Beer Nuts, Designated drivers are admitted free and will receive a cup for sampling sodas. Proceeds from the event will benefit Pints for Prostates.
If you are a homebrewer and would like to pour your beers, either as an independent or part of a club, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Festival of Iowa Beers is Sunday, August 31 1- 5pm. This event is showcasing 26 Iowa Breweries. Live Music, J Wilson book signing, Food will be available for purchase. Proceeds support the Iowa Brewer’s Guild. Attendance is limited to 1200 people. Tickets are available in advance $20 and possibly the day of the event $25. Hope to see you there!
Mashing in Michigan
June 12- 14 2014
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Registration Application February 19- 26
Saturday, January 25
- Begins: 12:00 pm (Brewmaster), 1:00 pm (regular and non-drinking)
- Ends: 4:00 pm
- Location: Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Exhibit Hall, 300 E. 9th St., Coralville, IA
- Food: Available for purchase, or within walking distance from restaurants
- Restrictions: Must be at least 21 years old to enter. IDs will be checked.