The Barley Hops event will be returning to Riverview Park in the parking lot of the pavilion. This outdoor venue gives patrons the opportunity to try seasonal flavors by local & regional brew masters as well as regional distributors. Along with the brew flavors, get ready to taste some of the best food from local food trucks paired perfectly for beer- all the while chilling out with friends.
Fort Madison Barley Hops for 2018 is May 18, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in Riverview Park- parking lot next to the pavilion. We hope everyone has a great time and participates responsibly.
2018 Commemorative Glass Sponsor is Atlas Steak & Smokehouse! Pre-Sale event will be Friday, May 11th from 5-7:00 pm at Atlas- get your newly designed glass at the reduced price of $10.00 that night only! The glasses will be available after the presale for $15.00 each after the 11th at the Partners office or the day of the event.
As the 2018 event approaches here is a listing of those on board for Southeast Iowa's Premiere Craft Beer Tasting Event:
•Back Pocket Brewery (Coralville, Iowa)
•Bent River Brewing (Burlington/Rock Island)
•Clock House Brewery (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
•East Grove Farms (Salem, Iowa)
•Fire Trucker Brewing Co (Ankeny, Iowa)
•Front Street Brewing (Davenport, Iowa)
•Iowa Brewing (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
•Kalona Brewing Company (Kalona, Iowa)
•Keg Creek Brewing Company (Glenwood, Iowa)
•Lost Duck Brewing Company (Fort Madison, Iowa)
•Parkside Brewing (Burlington, Iowa)
•Peace Tree Brewing Company (Knoxville, Iowa)
•V's Brewpub (Keokuk, Iowa)
AND let’s not forget about our Distributors participating:
•Fleck Sales (West Burlington, IA)
•Golden Eagle Distributing Co. (Mount Pleasant, IA)
•Johnson Brothers of Iowa (Johnston, IA)
ALSO, we will have food from those rolling restaurants: Twisted River 61 Carryout and Cookery food truck as well as Orange Ember. You shouldn't have a lack of options but if you do...plan on grabbing dinner after the event at any one of these great food locations as they will be having a variety of food specials available to you as well: Atlas Steak and Smokehouse, Buffalo 61, The Lost Duck Brewing Company, Palm Restaurant & Bar, Simple Table by Hitomi or Horan’s Cabaret Irish Pub.
BACK AGAIN for 2018: Meet the Breweries Event- after the Barley Hops all the breweries will be invited over to Atlas where they can talk about their beers as well as their brewery. This is something you don't normally get- they are coming to you!
FullOut Productions has what you need: party bus for 35, big screen TV and a designated driver! Give them a call- sit back- relax and enjoy the Barley Hops! Also, Taxi Cab services are available through Checkered Flag at 319-470-3145.
This is a 21 and over event, please have a valid ID and please drink responsibly and plan on a designated driver.
We even have accommodations for those that don’t want to drive home:
•Boulders Inn & Suites
•Comfort Inn & Suites
•Rivers Inn Motel
•Super 8 Motel
All proceeds from this event goes to the Fort Madison Partners Beautification Program.