For the People

We take pride in brewing award-winning craft beer and creating thoughtfully prepared food, both delivered by a warm and knowledgeable staff. Our Iowa City and Solon locations offer unique experiences in eclectic and uniquely designed spaces. Our teams, our guests, and our community are the heart of Big Grove Brewery. We live what we love, and we love what we do. Big Grove Brewery is your brewery, and we look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers!

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Follow us on social media to stay in the loop! We will announce beer releases, special events and live music you don’t want to miss. The Big Grove lifestyle isn’t limited to what we’re up to, though; we love seeing our products out in the wild! Whenever you’re having a good time Big Grove style, be sure to let us join in on the fun by tagging us. Who knows? You might be featured on our page!


Upcoming Events

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FREE: Big Grove Vinyl Market

FREE: Big Grove Vinyl Market

Sep 26, 12:00pm - Sep 26, 5:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Big Grove Brewery is excited to host its next vinyl market! Join us for free — but of course, the records are for sale. We'll have records for sale from vendors including:
• Vinyl Cup
• Red Rooster
• ZZZ Records
• No Skip Records
• Bog's Vinyl
• Sweet Livin' Antiques
• Rochester Records

102 interested  ·  19 going
FREE: Big Grove Hawkeye Gameday Party with the Johnson County I-Club | Iowa vs. Maryland

FREE: Big Grove Hawkeye Gameday Party with the Johnson County I-Club | Iowa vs. Maryland

Oct 1, 7:00pm - Oct 1, 11:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

The Hawkeyes take the show on the road out to Maryland for a Big Ten Friday nighter! We'll have the Hawks and Terps on our two huge brand-new projectors and all the TVs—with the sound on loud and proud. You can catch the game with a view from the patio or hang inside. Kickoff time is 7:00pm for this game on Friday, October 1.
🚪 11:00am doors open
🔊 The sound is on over the speakers
🎧 Our live DJ keeps the party goin' during commercial breaks
🏈 Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Maryland Terrapins at 7:00pm.
🍺 Fresh Release: Royal Eddy
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Big Grove Drag Brunch

Big Grove Drag Brunch

Oct 3, 12:00pm - Oct 3, 1:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

The way-too-much-fun Drag Brunch party continues! Join us Sunday, October 3 for a Big Grove drag brunch in partnership with Iowa City Pride — with our brunch menu, regular food menu, and deep lineup of craft beer. You won’t want to miss out, as reserved seating is limited to 13 total tables… ten tables seating up to 10 guests and four tables seating up to 4 guests.

How it works:
You purchase your table of 10 or 4
You have up to 10 or 4 seats at your table to use at your discretion
Brunch food and drink are not included, though the Big Grove brunch and regular menus are available.
A few more notes:

Doors will be opening at 11:00am at Big Grove
Doors to the game room will open at 11:00am
Drag Show begins at noon
Tickets are $100 for a table of up to ten
Tickets are $40 for a table of up to four
This drag brunch will be hosted in the Big Grove game room.
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Oct 13, 7:00pm

FilmScene404 E College St.Iowa City, IA52240 Map

Join us early for beer samples from Big Grove & Reunion from 6:30 to 7pm.

Presented in partnership with National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.

PLEASE NOTE: this event will be full capacity with enhanced wellness protocols in place requiring either a 72-hour (or less) negative COVID-19 test or documentation of a vaccine card in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test for each individual 12 or older attending.

"One of the great outpourings of cinematic invention in an age of over-all artistic liberation." —Richard Brody, The New Yorker

One of the most anarchic films of all time, Vera Chytilová’s absurdist farce follows the misadventures of two brash young women. Believing the world to be “spoiled,” they embark on a series of pranks in which nothing—food, clothes, men, war—is taken seriously. An aesthetically and politically adventurous film that’s widely considered one of the great works of feminist cinema.
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Jingle Cross Craft Beer and Poker Gravel Grinder p/b SHIMANO

Jingle Cross Craft Beer and Poker Gravel Grinder p/b SHIMANO

Oct 17, 8:00am - Oct 17, 2:00pm

4275 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE, Iowa City, IA 52246-5824, United States Map

Fun relaxing and tasty poker themed gravel ride through beautiful Iowa farmland and the Amish countryside. Sample craft beers along the way and collect poker cards to win great swag

391 interested  ·  37 going
A Blissful Triathlon

A Blissful Triathlon

Oct 23, 7:30am - Oct 23, 11:00am

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Grab your friends and join us for our annual Blissful Triathlon!

We have partnered with Big Grove Brewery - Iowa City Taproom to host this exciting event with a portion of the proceeds being donated to NAMI of Johnson County. Come have a great time, join in community and raise money for a great cause! All ages and experience are welcome!

Event Details:

7:30 am Check In, Register, Explore

Arrive early to sign in, grab your bag, and set up your yoga mat! Head to the 5k starting line in the Big Grove Courtyard. 5k Walk/Run starts promptly at 8:00 am.

8:00 am Triathlon Event #1

5K walk/run around Riverfront Crossings Park.

9:30 am Triathlon Event #2

All levels Yoga Class lead by Bliss Yoga Studio in the Big Grove Courtyard.

10:30 am Triathlon Event #3

Meditation lead by inSpirit healing arts in the Big Grove Courtyard.

Join in community and bask in your post triathlon glow with food and drink at Big Grove Brewery - Iowa City Taproom. More event details located at

Registration includes triathlon t-shirt or tank if you register prior to October 1st!

$35 until September 15th
$40 September 16th to October 22nd
$45 day of registration on October 23rd

**T-shirt or tank not guaranteed if registration received after October 1st. Choose your t-shirt or tank option at registration!

We will be following all established CDC guidelines for masking and social distancing that are active at the time of the event. More details will come closer to the event date.
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FREE: F•R•I•E•N•D•S Trivia Night at Big Grove Brewery

FREE: F•R•I•E•N•D•S Trivia Night at Big Grove Brewery

Oct 28, 7:00pm - Oct 28, 9:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

When it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year... Rachel, Ross, Phoebe, Monica, Joey, and Chandler will be there for you... and you'll be there for them tooooooooo! It's Big Grove trivia night! Put that big brain of yours to use... good times and prizes are on the line.

• Free to participate
• Max team size is 8 participants

1st Place Team: $50 gift card
2nd Place Team: $30 gift card
3rd Place Team: $25 gift card

Brought to you by Andrew's Bar Exam.
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