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2019 Kalamazoo Beer Week: Here is your Bell's beer event roundup

Kalamazoo Beer Week 2019 is Jan. 11-20.

The 9th Annual Kalamazoo Beer Week will be held Jan. 11 – 19 all over Kalamazoo! Below are the events we’ll be hosting, join us!

Jan. 12

7th Annual Bell’s Snow Jog Adventure (Leisure) Race & Challenge (sold out) - Kick-off Kalamazoo Beer Week with a choose your own adventure run/jog/walk all over downtown Kalamazoo to benefit Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes. The route includes 11 stops with challenges & Bell’s beer at different downtown bar and retail locations. All runners must return to the Eccentric Café by 1:30 p.m., and complete five of the 11 challenges to receive this year’s exclusive Snow Jog swag.

Founding Father’s Tap Event, Kalamazoo Beer Exchange (more info)

Beat the Brewer, LFG (more info)

Jan. 13

Funk-uary, Bell's Eccentric Cafe - Sour beers on tap, with some funky food specials. Doors open at 11 a.m. at the Eccentric Café, available while supplies last. (more info)

Jan. 14

Pasty Night at Old Dog Tavern - Enjoy pasties and some great Bell's beers (Hopslam, Amber Ale, Larry's Latest Quadruple Belgian, Bear Hug Imperial Stout) at Old Dog Tavern beginning at 6 p.m. (more info)

Jan. 15

Flamingo Fruit Fight Release Party, Bell's Eccentric Cafe - Specialty release party for the latest packaged release in our Larry’s Latest series. Doors at 11 a.m., available on tap and in the General Store (to-go) while supplies last. (more info)

Tap Event, Hangar Bar and Grill

Bell’s Beer Tasting, Drake Party Center

Bell's and Barbecue, The Union - 3 beers (Hopsoulution, 30th Anniveresary Cherry Stout Reserve and Le Contrebassiste) paired with 3 different BBQ sauces in a rib bone basket, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. (more info)

Jan. 16

Wear Your Bell’s, Bell's Eccentric Cafe - Wear a Bell’s logo and you’ll get $1 off beer. Pretty simple. 11 a.m. start. (more info)

Chef’s Table, Zazio’s - 5 course food & beer pairing (Oarmsan, Rye Stout, Mole Stout, Hopsolulution and Bourbon Barrel Aged Expedition Stout), $65 (plus tax and gratuity). For reservations, call 269-384-2650 or email Michelle for more info.

Annual Mario Kart Tournament, Shakespeare's Pub - Prizes and bragging rights to the winners! 4 Bell's beers on tap including Hopslam. 7-9 p.m. (more info)

Open Mic Night, Louie's Trophy House - Two Hearted, Winter White and Hopslam (plus a special Hopslam wing sauce), 8 p.m.

Jan. 17

Upper Hand Tap Takeover, Bell's Eccentric Cafe - Enjoy a special lineup featuring our friends from the U.P. starting at 11 a.m. Available on tap while supplies last. Be sure to take advantage of this rare opportunity to sample these beers below the Mackinac Bridge! (more info)

Kalamadoodle & Bell's Brewery at the KIA: Kalamadoodle is returning to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts to enjoy a night of craft and creativity. As always, all supplies will be provided. This is a free and family friendly event. (more info)

Raw Bar and Stouts, Central City Taphouse - Bear Hug, Harry MaGill's Spiced stout Pomegranate Oarsman, 5 p.m. (more info)

Jan. 18

Firkin Fest, meet the brewer, Bell's Eccentric Cafe. Enjoy beer out of a firkin and chat with the brewer who made it! A rare opportunity. (more info)


Bell's Funk-uary Event - Kalamazoo Beer Week 2019
Bell's Flamingo Fruit Fight Release Party
Upper Hand Takeover -- Kalamazoo Beer Week 2019
Bell's Firkin Fest - Kalamazoo Beer Week 2019