Join us at Moran’s in the Beer Garden for some great beers from Clown Shoes Brewing. For an added bonus of FUN we will be having a face painting contest as well. You can join the contest as an individual or team. Prizes and of course good beer! Watch Facebook event for more details.
We’ve got a few limited brews for you from the folks at Coop Ale Works out of Oklahoma City. These guys consistently make some fantastic beers, and they’ve been nice enough to send us some taproom exclusives for Lincoln Beer Week: Grapefruit F5 India Pale Ale, Blood Orange Horny Toad Blonde, and Tequila Barrel-Aged DNR Belgian Strong Ale. Don’t miss out!
Zipline Brewing Company is bringing in a Representative to challenge people to a cutthroat game of Connect Four! Beat the Zipline Rep for free brewery swag! Event goes from 6pm-8pm and also features $1 off Zipline beers.
Join us and Code Beer Co. for another fabulous Meet the Brewer! They will be here Monday, May 21st 6:30 PM to talk about their brewery here in Lincoln, their beer, and their love for brewing great craft beer! For only $10, you will receive a flight of 5 of their beers, a Local beer globe, a raffle ticket for the raffle, and half off pints if you would like to stick around after the event! Grab your friends and come out for a great time!
Join us at Moran’s in the Beer Garden for Tie Dyed Tuesday! Our buds at Lagunitas will be supplying some good brew to drink while you get your Tie Dye on. For $8 bucks you get your first pint and tie dye supplies. The first 20 visitors will get their own Lagunitas T-shirt to dye or bring your own articles if you wish. We will also have a limited supply of more options.
- Founders Rubaeus Raspberry Ale paired up with Rosemary & Gin Pickles
- Lagunitas Fudge & Sickle Imperial Stout paired up with Spicy Bourbon Pickles
- Firestone Walker Easy Jack paired up with Cascade Hopped Pickles
This went over very well last year, and is one you do not want to miss, as supplies are limited! See you at 5pm!
Ice cream is known to lift the spirits. Now we are going to let the spirits lift the ice cream! Join Ivanna Cone at Zipline Beer Hall for Craft Beer Ice Cream Floats. The combination of unique flavors knows no bounds. Be prepared to have your pallet amazed by four varieties of Zipline Beer expertly paired with Ivanna’s creamy confections. Cost$6.00 per FLoat
Blue Blood Brewing Co. & Beer Paws are partnering up to bring you and your furry little friend the perfect Beer & Dog Pairing. This event will be a benefit for the Nebraska No Kill Canine Rescue.
Bring your Fur Missile to the brewery and you can each take part in a beer and food pairing that screams All American Summer. For the beer guzzling mortals, we will be pairing our Summer Seasonal, the 6-4-3 Double Play Pilsner brewed for The Lincoln Saltdogs, with made to order house made Gourmet Hot Dogs right off the grill. These won’t be your run of the mill Hot Dogs so be ready to eat it them with your pinky out. And not to leave out your 4-legged fuzz ball, Beer Paws will be on site providing “Beer For Dogs” (Glucosamine supplement made from Malt Extract) paired with a Beer Biscuit (Dog treat made with spent Brewers grain). No worries though, both items included in the Beer Paws pairing are 100% alcohol free.
And for the Largest and smallest leg lickers that take part in the Beer Paws - Beer Pairing…there will be prizes! This means if your wet nosed little buddy takes part in the Beer Paws pairing they will be entered into a contest for the largest and smallest missile in the event. Judging will be completed by the Beer Paws & Blue Blood Brewing staff and will be based on the size of the dog. Judging will be by sight only, weights will not be taken. Prizes will be awarded to Marmaduke and Ren by Beer Paws while their leash draggers will receive a free growler fill of 6-4-3 Double Play Pilsner.
The event is Free to attend other than the denero dropped on the Scooby and Shaggy snacks.
$9.00 for the Beer and Gourmet Hot Dog Pairing (Items can be purchased separately for a slight up charge). $2.00 for the Beer Paws Beer and Biscuit Pairing. $1.00 from ALL beers sold during the event will be donated to the Nebraska No Kill Canine Rescue by Blue Blood Brewing Co. (This includes all beers available at the brewery during this time frame).
$1.00 from Beer Paws Dog Pairings sold will be donated to the Nebraska No Kill Canine Rescue by Beer Paws.
Hopcat & Kinkaider are collabrating to make a incrediable Vegetarian Themed beer dinner. Info and Tickets can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vegetarian-kinkaider-beer-dinner-may-tickets-44274389892?aff=eac2
Zipline Brewing Co and 5168 Brewery have joined forces to create a limited small batch release. Come on by Zipline Beer Hall or Local Beer, Patio, and Kitchen to enjoy a pint of Belgian Golden Strong Ale featuring pear and ginger. Earn a ticket with the purchase of a collaboration pint at either location. Take this ticket over to the opposite location and purchase a pint of your choice to earn a Free pint glass. Zipline Beer Hall will be offering extended Happy Hour prices to all those who participate.
Join us at Moran’s in The Growler Shop for an informative but FUN lecture on what makes beer taste so good. Your host TJ Rounds of Bells Brewing with specifically be talking about beers ingredients and what makes those flavors you love so much. TJ will be bring some fun beers to tap as well so come excited! Watch Facebook event for details.
We are partnering with Founders to sample some unique and hard to get beers including a 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 KBS Vertical. In addition we will be rolling our fuzzy dice and spinning our fun wheel for chances to win awesome Founders Swag. Free snacks and Food provided and a raffle to win a bottle of the 2018 CBS and Founders Snowboard #craftnconvenience
A Beer Boss bonanza event! We amp up our monthly Beer Boss series with a panel of brewery owners talking about the craft brew business. Panelists hail from Scratchtown Brewing, Kros Strain Brewing, and Zipline Brewing, and will be available for audience questions. PLUS enjoy a special Raven collaboration brew with Scratchtown called Raven Twins, a black versiion of their popular double IPA.
Knife and Paddle night with White Elm Brewing
Brewer Kolby Wood will be hosting the dinner:
-Crostini Caprese- Fresh made Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomato, Locally Grown Basil, 18 Year Balsamic Reduction, Le Quartier Baguette
Paired with Nora Colette
-Braised Pork Shoulder Pozole with Salsa Cruda and Locally Made Tortilla
Paired with Arianette
-Duck Con Fit Cassoulet with Le Quartier Bleu Cheese Boule
Paired with Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine
-Cacao Mangoes with Coffee Infused Crème Chantilly
Paired with Champurrado
Cost: $40 dollars Resevations necessary
Gain exclusive entrance to the Empyrean Brew House, enjoy a guided beer tasting and amuse-bouche food pairing. Converse freely with brewery staff as they entertain through tips, tales and stories from the inside. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Space is limited, tickets at EmpyreanBrewingCo.com.
Cost: $15 plus tax
Gain exclusive entrance to the Empyrean Brew House, enjoy a guided
beer tasting and amuse-bouche food pairing. Converse freely with brewery staff as they
entertain through tips, tales and stories from the inside. Must be 21 years of age or older to
attend. Space is limited, tickets at
Cost: $15 plus tax
Join us at Moran’s in The Growler Shop for a day dedicated to IPAs! Love them or hate them IPAs have become a market dominator in the Craft Beer World. IPAs have also evolved over time and their flavors are all over the board. We will be tapping everything from Old World to New World and even in between. If you love IPAs you won’t want to miss and if you hate them let us try to change your mind. Watch Facebook event for details.
The hunt is on! For every beer you order from Blue Blood Brewing, you will be given 3 clues to find items inside McKinneys. A prize will be earned after all items have been found. Featuring McKinneys Pub Ale, S&M IPA, Pecan & Apricot Gose and Blue Blood Kolsch
We will be sampling Infusion's newly released Key Lime Vanilla Bean Blonde Ale and some other unique beers by Infusion. Take a chance at rolling our fuzzy dice or spinning our fun wheel to win some free Infusion swag. We will be providing free snacks and food to all who come out to this cool event. We also will be raffling a Infusion Neon and a "Mystery" Prize that evening #craftnconvenience
We’re letting Scratchtown Brewing take over the Craft House for the night, bringing in
new and limited release beers for your enjoyment. Join us at 4:00PM for complimentary housemade hor
d'oeuvres, some of Nebraska’s finest beers, and Scratchtown swag giveaways.
● Big Joe Pils
● ALS Sux American Style Bitter (new beer, using an experimental hop blend given to us as part of
a fundraising effort to fight ALS)
● Easy Peasy Lemon Wheat Ale (new beer - American style wheat ale with lemon peel infusion)
● Wonder Twins DIPA
● MMR Brown Ale
● Lando Creamy Schwarzbier (new beer, a super light German black lager with a touch of oats and
lactose for a creamy finish)
● Workin' Man Dortmunder Export Lager
Plus we’ll have 500m bottles of Limited Release Barrel Aged Wonder Twins DIPA available at special pricing
Oh my, do we have some treats for you guys this day. We have been hoarding quite a few limited and barrel-aged beers from Firestone Walker Brewing out of Paso Robles, California, and this is absolutely one tapping you do not want to miss out on! We know for sure we will be tapping these brews, and we may even see another one or two that have yet to surprise us:
- Bretta Weisse Berliner Weisse
- Bretta Rose Oak-Aged Raspberry Berliner Weisse
- XXI Anniversary Strong Ale
- Helldorado Barleywine
- Sucuba Barleywine
- Parabola Russian Imperial Stout
- Velvet Merkin Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout
Beer Flights will be available, and we will have plenty of cool stuff to hand out to you, all you must do is prepare yourself for this gnarly tapping!
Thursday evening we’re celebrating the women who are leading the way in the craft beer industry. Join Teresa Albert from Millstream Brewing Co, along with local female leaders in Lincoln for a happy hour event focused on the non-bros of local beer.
10 different IPAs on Tap. Flight of 5-5oz pours for $10 or all 10-5oz pours for $15.
Vote on your favorite IPA and get entered into a drawing to win Brewer for a Day where you will get to come in assist our brewer in making your favorite Blue Blood Brewing Co. Beer.
First 20 check-ins who have purchased a Hoppageddon flight will receive a limited run Hoppageddon T-shirt. All check-ins after will receive a coupon for 20% their next visit purchase. Discount only available to the individual purchases, not the party or group.
Come grab a bite to eat as we pair 3 special-made sandwiches from our friends at Sips & Subs plus some special chocolates from Sweet Minou with local brews from Zipline, White Elm, and Empyrean! It’s going to be sooo tasty!
Zipline Mimosa White—Seasonal farmhouse ale brewed with locally sourced wheat, white grape, and orange juice
White Elm Abuelita Mexican Chocolate Stout
Empyrean Imperial Mango IPA—brewed with Simcoe, Citra, and Cascade hops, this beer gives a nice aroma of mango and tropical fruits while still giving you a hoppy kick to the tastebuds
Ever wanted to play Family Feud? Well, now you can!! Tavern on the Square has teamed up with Shilling Cider to bring you a competitive game of Family Feud. Put a 4 person team together and play a head to head tournament style format. You will be competing for prizes from Shilling Cider and Tavern gift cards. Sign up at the bar or message us your team names/contact info. It is free to play and the event starts promptly at 7:00pm. See you all soon!
Meals aren’t just a way to satisfy our hunger. The same can be said about beer. Craft beer is to be appreciated with friends, family, and good food. They’re a way for us to bond and share a way of life with others. Few gatherings satisfy this desire better than a good old fashioned crawfish boil.
Chef Kelley will be preparing a Low Country Boil. Enjoy a heaping plate of Mudbugs with all the fixin’s including a Zipline Pint of your choice. Plates are limited so, get your tickets today!
Cost: $25 tickets https://beer-hall-crawfish-boil.eventbrite.com
Join us and 5168 Brewing for another fabulous Meet the Brewer! We will be here Thursday, May 24st 6:30 PM to talk about our brewery here in Lincoln, our beer, and our love for brewing great craft beer! For only $10, you will receive a flight of 5 of their beers, a Local beer globe, a raffle ticket for the raffle, and half off pints if you would like to stick around after the event! Grab your friends and come out for a great time!
White Elm and Meier's Cork 'n Bottle have collaborated on a Limited Release Wine
Inspired New England Style Hazy IPA that will exclusively be available at White Elm, Meier's Cork 'n Bottle, and Method Cycles & Craft House. We’ll also be tapping 7 more of White Elm’s latest creations. Join us at 3:00PM for complimentary housemade hor d'oeuvres, some of Nebraska’s finest beers, and White Elm swag giveaways.
Full Taplist Announced The Week of the Event
Plus, six packs of White Elm New Zengland IPA available to take home.
We will be exploring an array of beer styles from different Nebraska breweries. Expand your palate with unique beers by Zipline, Empyrean, White Elm, Kinkaider and Infusion. Spin our wheel of fun win for a chance to win cool Beer Swag from the supporting breweries. Snacks and food will be provided. KFRX will also be onsite giving away tickets to Taylor Swift Live in Kansas City. Registration for tickets begins at 4pm with the drawing at 5:45. Registrants must be present to win. #craftnconvenience
Get your flippers ready for our monthly pinball tournament with a special tapping of Lazy Horse’s Passionfruit Golden Ale!
No entry fee, registration starts at 5pm and play will begin at 6pm.
Format will be Pin-Bowling: each player will have a chance to reach a predetermined point-goal on each machine, with each ball played counting as one “stroke”. The player with the lowest score wins!
We’ll have some cool prizes for 1st through 3rd place, too!
Crack The Code Escape Room. With help from Lincoln Escape Room we will be turning our venue into an escape room. You will have 45 minutes to solve our CODE to escape our venue. Think you can do it? If you and your team escape before your 45 minutes is up everyone gets a Code beer on us and bragging rights. $4 Code pints.
To finish out beer week, we will be pairing up some beers with the dudes over at Sweet Minou Chocolate, the wonderful group that brings us decadent chocolate that goes from “bean to bar” and has really been killing it on the Lincoln scene. We’ll have four different beers paired up for this one, and they’re all sure to be a very unique experience. On tap we’ll have:
- Empyrean Carpe Brewem Cucumber Belgian Wit, a nice wheat brewed with oats, Belgian yeast, and finished with cucumber.
- White Elm Ivanna Cone Orange Dreamsicle India Pale Ale, an IPA brewed with Orange Sherbert.
- Zipline Mocha Stout, a delicious roasty and chocolatey stout. Chocolate Mocha bomb.
What a wonderful way to finish out Lincoln Beer Week!
Do you call it cornhole? Do you call it bags? Whatever you call it, we call it a good time. Come try to beat teams from your favorite brewery and win some sweet swag. Sign up for the tournament starts at 1pm, play starts at 2pm. Space for teams is limited, so get here early to snag a spot.
In order to create beer, an essential ingredient is grain. Bees are an important part of a plants reproductive cycle. Without bees, we would have no grain. Without grain, we would have no beer! Okay. Don’t everyone panic at once.
UNL Bee Lab is working on ways to increase the bee populations, honey production, and beekeeper success in the state of Nebraska. To help them with their mission, Zipline will be donating a portion of sales during Brews & Bees to the Bee Lab.
Our brewers will be creating unique flavor combinations using local honey in cask beer. Learn how to build bee “hotels” using natural materials and take-home free seed to plant your own pollination garden. There will be plenty of hands on activities for the entire family. Muchachos New Mexican BBQ Fusion has created specialty items made with local honey for their menu during the event too.
Get here early to reserve a spot, only a limited number of teams can play!
19.2oz cans of Lagunitas 12th of Never Ale and Founders All Day IPA for $3 (plus some special koozies to go with)
Lagunitas Dark Swan Sour Ale
Founders Fuzzy Sweater—Wheat ale brewed with Cashmere hops
We will be hosting a fundraiser for the People's City Mission. Any of the beers that we showcased through LBW will be available at a discounted price for you to try in the event you missed your chance during the week. We will also be showcasing local music with performances by Jonathan Leach, The Marz House Band, Emily Bass & The Near Miracles, and The Fey.
Cost: $10 cover. $5 of the cover will go to The People's City Mission
Blue Blood Beer Olympics.Teams of 4 people. $40/team ($10/person)
THINK OF A GREAT TEAM NAME.
Each person will receive TWO beer tickets.
Registration starts at 7pm.
Four games you’ll be playing:
* Giant Connect Four
*The Grand Pong Game
Join us at Moran’s in the Beer Garden for the release of First Street Brewing's East Side Wheat. The crew at First Street was kind enough to host a couple guys from Moran’s on brew day and now we get to drink and share our work. East Side Wheat is a creation of Nate of First Street and brings flavors from the East of Thai Lime to us in the West. But that's not all we will also be tapping a special edition of East Side Wheat on Gin made just for us at Moran’s @ 2pm. Come try them side by side and hangout with the brewers!
What better way to relax on a Sunday afternoon than starting it out with a beer and some yoga? We’ll be joined by Halie from Lotus House of Yoga to help guide an easy session or two of yoga, and we’ll have the ever-tasty Dogfish Head Namaste on tap, but we’ll be pouring it through Randall the Enamel Animal (a quick-infuser for beer that runs the brew through a dual-chamber system with fresh ingredients). This is sure to be a relaxing and fun afternoon, won’t you join us?
An evening with Code brewery and Sweet Minou Chocolatier
A very special chocolate and beer tasting.
These will be our incredible pairings:
Vegan lemongrass salty caramel in dark chocolate / Gose
Heirloom Bolivian Beniano dark chocolate / Bitter
A slice of grapefruit dipped in salted dark chocolate with coriander / Pale Ale
Coffee ganache-filled raspberries / Raspberry Porter
Cost: $25 Reservations required
Showcasing some of the finest barrel aged, sour, and wild ales the craft brewing industry has to offer, Brave New Barrel Fest is held annually during American Craft Beer Week at The Bay, an indoor, non-profit skate par. There will be over 50 breweries, short lines, killer music, local
vendors, food by Big Luvs BBQ, and 100% of the proceeds going to charity, Rabble Mill. Follow Brave New Barrel Fest on Facebook to keep up with upcoming details.
A Step Back In Time – Exclusive Blue Blood Brewing Co. & Farnam House Brewing Co. Collaboration Beer Release.
Blue Blood Brewing Co. & Farnam House Brewing Co. are traveling back in time to the 19th century to release a collaboration Kellerbier done as historically accurate as possible. Historically, a Kellerbier (Cellar Beer) referred to any Lager beer being matured in the caves or cellars under the brewery and served straight from the cave or cellar. Well, for this event you will travel back to that time and get:
· Access to the private party in the cave where the beer was lagered.
· Be one of only 40 people to receive a 8oz. pour straight from 10 Liter Oak Barrels that the beer was actually lagered in. (Included with price of admission).
o Additional pours of the Kellerbier will be on tap in the barrel room of the cave for purchase along with other Blue Blood Brewing and Farnam House Brewing Beers. The Kellerbier on tap was lagered in the cave barrel room in 55 gallon Oak barrels. Access to these beers are limited to attendees only during the hours of the event.
· Enjoy a historically accurate appetizer buffet of Boars Head and Smoked Shoulder, Cheeses, and Breads. Awareness Note. There will be an actual head on the table…so get your fork ready. (Included with price of admission).
· Live music in the middle cavern of the cave. (Included with the price of admission).
Receive a commemorative Blue Blood Brewing Co. & Farnam House Brewing Co. co-branded Willi Becher glass.
Cost: $30.00. Limited to only 40 people. Tickets can be purchased on etix using the following link: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/6113681/a-step-back-in-time-lincoln-blue-blood-brewing-company
Take a trip back to your childhood and kick off the summer season with classic boat racing and fresh beer! Head on down to assemble and decorate a sailboat while you sip on some tasty brews, then race it along our rain gutter track! We have a limited number of boats so arrive early.
Sierra Nevada Summerfest—A seasonal crisp, golden, and dry lager brewed with Perle, Saaz, and Spalter Select Hops
Odell St. Lupulin—Seasonal dry-hopped extra pale ale
Deschutes Twilight—Limited release of their Summer Ale, bright and crisp brewed with Northern Brewer, Amarillo, Cascade, and US Tettnang hops
Bell’s Oberon—Made with only 4 ingredients, this wheat ale mixes a spicy hop character with fruity aromas, making it a tasty refreshment for a warm sunny day.
Celebrate the style of the season. . .literally. Saisons, traditionally beers brewed “in season,” come in a huge variety. Though generally hop-forward and highly-carbonated, this showcase of the style will allow you to try the full range of possibilities from funky to refreshing.