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 restaurants paired perfectly for beer- all the while chilling out with friends listening to local artists perform some of their favorites tunes.
Fort Madison Barley Hops for the 2017- May 19, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in Riverview Park. We hope everyone continues to have a great time and participate responsibly.
2017 Commemorative Glass Sponsor is Atlas Steak & Smokehouse! Pre-Sale event will be Friday, May 12th from 5-8:00 pm at Atlas- get your glass at the reduced price of $10.00 that night only!
As 2017 is being finalized here is a listing of those already on board for Southeast Iowa's Premiere Craft Beer Tasting Event:
- Ballist Point (San Diego, CA- rep will be attending)
- Backpocket Brewing (Coralville, Iowa)
- Bent River Brewing (Burlington/Rock Island)
- East Grove Farms (Salem, Iowa)
- Front Street Brewing (Davenport, Iowa)
- Iowa Brewing (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
- Kalona Brewing Co (Kalona, Iowa)
- Keg Creek Brewing Company (Glenwood, Iowa)
- Lion Bridge (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
- Lost Duck Brewing Company (Fort Madison, Iowa)
- Parkside Brewing (Burlington, 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)
We have added to the fun with live music: Packard Perry Project sponsored by or friends at Griffin Muffler and Brake ! They will be performing from 5-8 to add a little background music for all generations to enjoy! ALSO, we will have food from some of your favorite places: Atlas Steak & Smokehouse will be offering up their burger baskets; Fork-It putting out their famous Chicken tacos, pulled pork & Phillies pork fries; 10th Street Station is making an appearance this year with their signature tenderloin and fries option. 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, Chandlers Grill, The Lost Duck Brewing Company, Palm Restaurant & Bar, Simple Table by Hitomi or Horan’s Cabaret Irish Pub.
ADDED for 2017: 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:
SAVE THE DATE! All proceeds from this event goes to the Fort Madison Partners Beautification Program.