Saturday, August 23, 2014

Local Events



BrewNost is a seriously trendy celebration of the fermented grain, held every fall to benefit the NCSML. BrewNost! 2013 guests will once again lightly imbibe a plethora of premium international beers, expertly matched with savory hors d'oeuvres created by talented Cedar Rapids and Iowa City chefs. We are delighted to be returning to our home along the river for just the second time since the Flood of 2008 and partnering with Doug Alberhasky and the “beer guys” at John’s Grocery for our 10th Anniversary Year. The much anticipated tasting extravaganza will take place on Friday, October 11, 2013!


Here are some of this years EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

    10th Anniversary of BrewNost!: 6:30 – 10:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2013 at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Place SW, Cedar Rapids

    Patron Party: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the NewBo City Market

    Partner with John’s Grocery from Iowa City, premier experts in imported beers.

    BrewNost Brew...who knew???
    Look For Živá Voda at the Lion Bridge Brewing Company table. Živá Voda is a Czech-inspired beer crafted by Lion Bridge Brewing in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of BrewNost.

    Beer tasting tables from twelve (12) or more countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Belgium, etc.

    A wine tasting table featuring an array of European wines to please even the most discriminating sipper presented by Ron & Traci Weber of 1st Avenue Wine House

    Becherovka Liquor tasting - the #1 imported spirit from the Czech Republic and premium handcrafted spirits produced by Cedar Ridge Distillery and Mississippi River Distilling Company

    Non-alcoholic - but still celebratory - favorites of local origin...Lisbon's Sutliff Ciders, favorites from Amana's Millstream Brewing Company, a refreshing non-alcoholic brew, and coffee, soda & water

    Food from countries around the world, provided by Cedar Rapids/Iowa City restaurants and caterers.

    Live music by Copper Box, a dazzling band that dances in the crossroads of jazz, polka-rock and Czech and Slovak-inspired tunes. In addition, we'll have our home-town favorite accordionist, Ron Johnson.

    Silent Auction with a smorgasbord of one-of-a-kind offerings ranging from local to international items

    Commemorative beer glasses for ALL guests

    And an appearance by the Kolache Drill Team

The evening rounds out with a chance to win the raffle drawing for our Golden Prague Getaway...airfare for two and a 7 night stay at the Hotel Rott, next to The Old Town Square in Prague...will it be you?

*PLEASE NOTE: BrewNost is a 21 and over event ONLY!

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