Bell's beer event roundup: Tampa Bay Beer Week, bacon, Black Note and more

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery
02.26.2013

LightsOut.JPGBelow is a look at our events this week in Florida, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Florida

Through March 25

Bell's Beer Baseball Pub Crawl: Multiple locations in Lakeland from noon - midnight - Win a Bell’s tailgate package. For more details, go here.

Feb. 27

Hopslam Tapping: Proof, Tallahassee, 7 p.m. - Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000. Amber Ale, Best Brown, Expedition Stout, Oberon, Sparkling Ale and Two Hearted will also be on tap.

Bell's Bourbon Barrel Night & Hopslam: World of Beer - Carrolwood, Tampa, 6 p.m. - midnight - Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout and Batch 9,000

March 2

3rd annual Old Palm Harbor Blues and Brews Festival, 3-10 p.m. - Amber Ale, Oberon and Two Hearted

March 3

Bacon Beer Bash: World of Beer, Downtown St. Petersburg, 6 p.m. – Bacon and This One Goes to 11 … need we say more?

Tampa Bay Beer Week: Eggs and Kegs, Cigar City Tasting Room, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Brunch includes 4-courses prepared with both breweries’ offerings with a Latin flair and a pint of beer. Stay for live music, fresh espresso and of course, special beer offerings from both breweries. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased before Feb. 28.

March 4

Bell's Brewery Night: Datz, Tampa, 7-9 p.m. - beer education, sampling and basket giveaways

Michigan

Feb. 26

Bel's Beer Dinner: The Mitt Restaurant, Mt. Clemens, 7 p.m. - Porter, Oarsman, Best Brown, Smitten, and Hopslam round out a menu of Michigan comfort. Reservations can be made in person or by calling 586-493-0500.

Feb. 27

Tap Takeover: Aubree's Pizzeria and Grill, Northville, 6 p.m. - Black Note, Sweet Potato Stout, Hell Hath No Fury, Captain Spontaneous, and a Hopslam firkin in addition to their regular Bell's line-up

Feb. 28

Lights Out: Shark Club, Howell, 6 p.m. - Black Note (7 p.m.), Best Brown, 2011 Cherry Stout, Hell Hath No Fury … Ale, Java Stout, Kalamazoo Stout, Porter, Special Double Cream Stout, Sweet Potato Stout and Harry Magill's Spiced Stout

March 1

Bell’s Beer Iceman Registration Party: Eccentric Cafe, downtown Kalamazoo starting at noon - We’ll have 400 paper entries available with a limit of 3 per person. There will also be giveaways, a sale of 2012 merchandise and maybe even a game or two.

March 2

Suds & Snow: Timber Ridge Resort, 1:30-6:30 p.m. - Best Brown, Two Hearted, Hopslam, Third Coast Old Ale, Amber, Smitten and Hell Hath No Fury

Indiana

Feb. 27

Hopslam Firkin Tapping: Moon Dog Tavern, Indianapolis, 6 p.m.

March 1

Hopslam Firkin Tapping: Mass Ave. Pub, Indianapolis, 6 p.m.

March 2

Charity Beer & Wine Tasting: Waterbird Banquet Center, Chesterton, 2-5 p.m.

Illinois

Feb. 26

Jazz Series Tasting: Hopleaf, Chicago, 7:30 p.m. - Le Batteur, Le Pianiste, and Le Contrabassiste (blonde, amber and brown respectively) PLUS This One Goes to 11

Feb. 27

Bell's Night: Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe, Burbank, 5 p.m. - Smitten Golden Rye Ale, Captain Spontaneous, Hopslam and Consecrator Doppelbock

Ohio

Feb. 27

Bell's Night: Winking Lizard, Columbus Crosswoods, 6-9 p.m. - Quinannan Falls, Le Batteur,
Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Sparkling Ale, Two Hearted, Smitten and Hopslam. Space is limited.

March 1

Bockfest Kick-off: Arnold's Bar and Grill, Cincinnati, 4 p.m. - Consecrator Doppelbock

March 4

Black Note Tasting & Bottle Release: Lizardville, Rocky River and Bedford Heights, 3 p.m. (Rocky River) & 4 p.m. (Bedford Heights)

Wisconsin

Feb. 28

Bell's Beer Dinner: Trocadero Gastrobar, Milwaukee, 6:30 p.m. (reception), 7 p.m. (dinner) - Three courses and five different Bell's beers including Oarsman and Hopslam

Looking ahead

Beer & Wings, Brew-Ski Festival, and more: Take a look at our full calendar here.


Bell's beer event roundup: Dinners, Black Note, Brewvival, tap takeovers and more

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery
02.18.2013

HellsBells_ParlorCity-01.jpgBelow 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.

Ohio

Feb. 18

Bell's Beer Lover's Dinner: Grovewood Tavern in Cleveland at 6:30 p.m. – Take a look at the menu.

Feb. 19

Bell's Tasting: Grog Shop in Cleveland from 7-9 p.m.  – sample and learn about 5 different beers and enjoy appetizers

Feb. 22

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)

Washington DC

Feb. 18

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

Michigan

Feb. 19

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.

Feb. 20

DARK: Ashley's Ann Arbor at 6:30 p.m. - Black Note, Expedition Stout, Hell Hath No Fury ... Ale, 2011 Cherry Stout and others

Feb. 21

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

Feb. 22

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

Feb. 23

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

Kentucky

Feb. 19

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

Minnesota

Feb. 19

Hopslam Cask Tapping: Pat's Tap in Minneapolis at 6 p.m.

Feb. 21

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

Feb. 19

Arizona Beer Week 2013 - Bell's Spec-Tap-Ular: Mellow Mushroom in Phoenix at 4 p.m. – Hopslam

Feb. 20

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

Feb. 22

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.

Florida

Feb. 20

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

Illinois

Feb. 20

Bell's Beer Dinner: Wildfire in Glenview starting at 6:30 p.m. – Take a look at the menu.

Feb. 21

Beer & Food Pairing: Tap House Grill in Plainfield starting at 6:30 p.m. – Take a look at the menu.

Feb. 24

Dark Side Beer Festival: Emporium in Chicago at noon - Black Note and 2011 Cherry Stout

North Carolina

Feb. 21

Hopslam Cask Tapping: Universal Joint in Asheville at 6 p.m.

Feb. 24

Bull City Beer and Food Experience: Durham Performance Arts Center from 4-8 p.m.

South Carolina

Feb. 23

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

Iowa

Feb. 23

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).

Indiana

Feb. 23

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

Looking ahead

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.


2013 Michigan Winter Beer Festival tap list, pre-festival event details here

Josh Smith | Bell's Brewery
02.12.2013

FestFlags.jpgWe’ll have 20 different beers on tap at this year’s Michigan Winter Beer Festival in Comstock Park including Black Note, Raspberry Wild One, Debs’ Red, Hopslam, our entire Jazz Series, This one goes to 11 and more.

And if you weren't able to get a ticket, don’t worry because we have three pre-parties planned at Derby Station and The Meanwhile, not to mention this year’s Jammie awards, which we are co-sponsoring at The Intersection.

Expedition Stout and Smitten will also be featured at The B.O.B. as part of their Beer City Craft Beer Dinner on Feb. 21.

Tap lists and other details are below. We’ll see you in Grand Rapids Feb. 21-24!

Feb. 21

Pre-Winter Michigan Beer Festival Party

Where: Derby Station

On tap: Black Note, Roundhouse IRA, Best Brown, Oarsman and Sweet Potato Stout plus a firkin of Hopslam

Feb. 22

WYCE Jammies XIV

Where/when: The Intersection at 5:30 p.m.

Details: Bring a non perishable food item or gently used clothing donation. Admission is free for this all ages show. We'll have This one goes to 11, Hell Hath No Fury, Black Note, Best Brown, Two Hearted and Hopslam on tap.

Pre-Winter Michigan Beer Festival Tap Takeover

Where/when: The Meanwhile starting at 4 p.m.

On tap: 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 Ale, Midwestern Pale Ale, Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Two Hearted, Hopslam and Lager of the Lakes

Feb. 23

2013 Michigan Winter Beer Festival

Where: Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park (sold out)

The tap list:

  • Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9,000 (2 p.m.)
  • Kal-Haven Ale
  • Raspberry Ale
  • This one goes to 11 Ale
  • Hell Hath No Fury ... Ale
  • 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
  • Red Nose ESB

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