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2016 Eccentric Day: More than 60 beers, free eccentric food buffet, 8 featured acts and more...

2016 Bell's Eccentric Day

Our 13th Annual Eccentric Day is nearly upon us and we've been brewing up an array of beers for your alter ego.

This year’s tap list will feature more than 60 rotating beers, including our 2015 Eccentric Ale and a few surprises. If this wasn’t enough, our chefs sought far and wide for peculiar cuisine truly deserving of the day. And best of all, our food buffet is free, while it lasts.

Throughout the day we'll have eight featured performers to help you bring out your alter ego.

Doors for our annual event held at Bell’s Eccentric Café will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 9.

To enter, you must be at least 21 and dressed for the occasion (hint: come as you aren’t!). For exclusive updates, follow our Facebook event

Find everything you need to know to plan for this year's Eccentric Day below:

Beer List (rotating, while supplies last)

  • Amber Ale
  • Bale So Hard
  • Baltic Porter
  • Batch 1,500
  • Batch 3,000
  • Batch 4,000
  • Baxter's Delight
  • Bourbon Barrel Aged 30th Anniversary
  • Bear Hug
  • Beer Michigan
  • Best Brown
  • Biere De Miel
  • Brett Berliner Weisse
  • Cherry Stout
  • Cherry Third Coast Old Ale
  • Christmas Ale
  • Cider
  • Dagger Stout
  • Double Brown Ale
  • Special Double Cream Stout
  • Eccentric Ale 2013
  • Eccentric Ale 2014
  • Eccentric Ale 2015
  • Expedition Stout
  • Harry Magill's Spiced Stout
  • Java Stout
  • Kalamazoo IPA
  • Kalamazoo Stout
  • Lager of the Lakes
  • L’Appel Du Vide-Saskatoon
  • Le Batteur
  • Le Bretteur
  • Mead
  • Milchkaffee
  • Mole’ Stout
  • Mrs. Castries Vilnius
  • Nitro Third Coast Beer
  • Norman's Conquest
  • Oarsman
  • Oatmeal Stout
  • Overland Stout
  • Porter
  • Quinannan Falls Special Lager
  • The Raspberry Wild One
  • Red Nose ESB
  • Roundhouse IRA
  • Rye Stout
  • Sauternes Mead
  • Sauternes Mercury
  • Smoked Stout
  • Sweet Potato Stout
  • Tawny Port Baltic Porter
  • Tawny Port Le Pianiste
  • T.C. Whiskey 355 E Stout
  • T.C. Whiskey 355 E Stout with vanilla beans
  • T.C. Whiskey Jupiter
  • Third Coast Beer
  • Third Coast Old Ale
  • 30th Anniversary Ale
  • Trumpeter's Stout
  • Two Hearted Ale
  • Uberon
  • The Wild One
  • Winter White 
  • And more ...

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2015 Eccentric Ale

Discover what goes into our 2015 Eccentric Ale.

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Buffet Menu (While Supplies Last)

Morning snacks

  • Artisan cheese
  • Charcuterie
  • Various breads
  • Olives
  • Accoutrements
  • Fresh fruit (funky fruits)
  • Chocolate covered bacon (curry, cayenne, salted)
  • Pickled eggs
  • Deviled eggs (curry, chipotle, traditional)
  • Pickled veggies and fruit
  • Scotch eggs (quail or chicken eggs)

All day food

  • Goat cheese stuffed peppadew’s
  • Cocktail shrimp
  • Caviar (various kinds)
  • Smoked pheasant
  • Seaweed salad
  • Herring spread
  • Smoked salmon (dill, pepper)
  • White fish pate
  • Hummus
  • Black bean salsa
  • Spicy chicken skewers
  • Escargot
  • Soup shooters
  • Arancini
  • Salted potatoes
  • Caprese skewers
  • Stew
  • Veggie stew
  • Fried smelt
  • Goat cheese stuffed peppadews

Rotating Options

  • Chicken spring rolls
  • Shepard’s pie
  • Kibbeh
  • Chocolate peanut butter mousse
  • Cured Salmon with green tea cream
  • Goat Cheese an avocado shots
  • Tempeh nori rolls
  • Gougeres
  • Smoked trout and horseradish pate
  • Bacon wrapped dates
  • Croque monsieur
  • Shrimp and grit bites with redeye cream sauce
  • Buffalo mozzarella wanton
  • Octopus ceviche
  • Vichyssoise shooters
  • Pork pate
  • Chicken pate
  • Moroccan bisteeya chicken pastry
  • Stuffed pasta
  • Asian steamed buns
  • Frog legs
  • Barbacoa beef tamale
  • Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Tuna Poke
  • Blackened Tuna Bites
  • Carrot cocktail wieners
  • Jamaican Jerk Oxtail
  • Pasties
  • Spanakopita
  • Mahi Taco Bites
  • Squid Sushi
  • Croquem Bouche
  • Dobos Torte
  • Fried Pies
  • And Lots More!!!

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Finding your alter ego

Need help finding your alter ego? Meet some of the alter egos from Eccentric Day 2015.

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We have a wide array of performers, sure to bring out the best in your alter ego. If you have a must see act, we recommend you come early. Once our capacity is filled, our door greeters will be letting one person in for ever one that leaves.

Noon - Devil Elvis
2:45 p.m. - M Sord
4:30 p.m.  - Analog Ancestry
6 p.m.  - Saxsquatch
7:30 p.m. - Bat Guano
8:45 p.m. - Funk Parade
10:30 p.m. - Turquoise Jeep
11:30 p.m. - DJ Drybones

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