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KALAMAZOO BEER WEEK 2018: COMPLETE LIST OF BELL'S EVENTS, DETAILS

It's time to celebrate Kalamazoo beer and breweries! Below is a look at Bell's events hosted at the Eccentric Café and around Kalamazoo for Kalamazoo Beer Week 2018. For more information and for updates, keep an eye here on our website and on our social media.

Jan. 13

6th Annual Bell's Snow Jog Adventure (Leisure) Race & Challenge

Multiple locations in downtown Kalamazoo. Starts and ends at the Eccentric Cafe. Food donations and proceeds benefit Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes. This event is sold out.

Jan. 14

BRUNCH BUFFET

Bell's Eccentric Café, All you can eat buffet from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. $20 per person, $10 for children 10 years and under (plus tax/gratuity, does not include alcoholic beverages). Kids under three eat free. All ages welcome. Availability is first-come, first-served.

Our brunch menu will consist of the following food items:

  • Prime Rib
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Breakfast Pastries
  • Bagels w/Cream Cheese
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Yogurt and Granola
  • Various Egg Scrambles
  • House made Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Biscuits and Gravy
  • Home Fries
  • Corn Beef Hash
  • Chicken and Waffles

Jan. 15

BELL's BEER DINNER

Bell's Eccentric Café 6– 8 p.m., limited seats available. $45

MENU

  • AMUSE BOUCHE - BRULEE GRAPEFRUIT SUPREMES WITH A GINGER GASTRIQUE - Paired with Red Nose E.S.B
  • FENNEL GOAT CHEESE SOUP WITH CRISPY LEEKS - Paired with Hopslam Ale
  • WINTER CAPRESE SALAD: ARUGULA, PERSMISSON, ROASTED BEETS, MOZZARELLA, POMEGRANATE MOLASSES - Paired with Larry's Latest Sour Ale
  • PAN SEARED SCALLOPS, MOLE MERINGUE CRISP, PICKLED BLUEBERRIES, CITRUS HOP HOLLANDAISE - Paired with Tequila Barrel Aged Mango Habanero Oberon
  • COOKIES AND CREAM: EARL GREY COOKIES, MARSCAPONE CHANTILLY CREAM, FRESH BERRIES - Paired with Brandy Barrel Aged Chocolate Orange Stout

AIRWAY FUN CENTER'S FIRST EVER BEER DINNER

A Bell's week of Kalamazoo Beer Week

Jan.16

BELL'S GREAT AMERICAN SPELL-OFF

Bell's Eccentric Café - Doors at 6:30 pm, spelling bee starts at 8 p.m. Registration will be from 6:45 until 7:45 p.m. $15 per person and first beer's on us. Proceeds benefit the Comstock Township Library.

We assure you - this isn't your typical spelling bee. A panel of judges will deliver words from the Merriam Webster's dictionary for a chance to win first, second or third place. Misspell a word? You'll have a shot at redemption by challenging a Bell's employee to the same word!

BELL'S TASTING

Drake Party Center, Kalamazoo

PASTY AND BEER NIGHT

Old Dog Tavern, Kalamazoo, 5:30 p.m.

Come enjoy two of Michigan's very best traditions: pasties paired with Bell's Beer.

STOUTS AND WINGS 

Centre Street Tap House, Portage

Jan. 17

HOPSLAM JORTSLAM RELEASE PARTY

Bell's Eccentric Café, 7 p.m.

The jortiest jorts of Hopslam competition! Featuring Live Band Karaoke. No cover.

3RD ANNUAL MARIO KART EVENT

Shakespeare's Pub, Kalamazoo, 6 p.m.

Chase the Mario Kart trophy as you compete against other patrons for Mario Kart supremacy.

Jan. 18

RAW BAR AND STOUTS NIGHT

Central City Tap House, Kalamazoo, 5:30 p.m.

We are going to be pouring five different Bell's beers (four of them stouts) to pair with an assortment of oysters, shrimp and other sea-fare.

KBW 2018 SPECIALTY TAPPING - BLACKBEARD'S BEAR HUG

BELL'S ECCENTRIC CAFE 5 p.m.

Jan. 19

BELL'S BEER DINNER

The Kalamazoo Park Club. Limited seats. Tickets are available here

Menu:
Bisque of Butternut Squash & Apple
Beer: Winter White

Tarte Flammekueche
Classic Alsatian bacon, onion and cheese tart.
Beer: Oatsmoblie

Spicy Shrimp & Mango Tapas
Beer: Oarsman

Italian Chicken
Dry rubbed char grilled chicken with Chicago style giardiniera veggies and pesto mashed potatoes.
Beer: Amber Ale

Grilled Beef
Grilled Sweet Bourbon Glazed Beef
Served with Bourbon mushroom relish.
Beer: Black Note

KBW 2018 SPECIALTY TAPPING - RASPBERRY WILD ONE

BELL'S ECCENTRIC CAFE 5 p.m.

Jan. 20

KBW 2018 SPECIALTY TAPPING - TEQUILA BARREL AGED MANGO HABANERO OBERON

BELL'S ECCENTRIC CAFE, 5 p.m.