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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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Upcoming Events

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Richard the Whale Brunch Release Party

Richard the Whale Brunch Release Party

Dec 4, 7:00am - Dec 4, 10:00am

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Our beloved Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout, resurfaces on Saturday, December 4, 2021!

Included in this Richard the Whale 4-Pack package ($90.00 each)
• Two (2) 375 mL bottles of 2021 Richard the Whale
• One (1) 375 mL bottle of 2021 Richard the Whale Coffee variant
• One (1) 375 mL bottle of 2021 Richard the Whale Well Baked variant
• One (1) 2021 Richard the Whale commemorative glass
• One (1) pour of Richard the Whale on draft

Pick-up: Saturday, December 4 | 7:00-10:00 am

No limit on the number of purchases for this package.

Proxie pick-ups are allowed. Please arrive with their order number and a copy of their ID.

Golden Ticket Richard the Whale is not included in this package. However, to qualify for the purchase of Golden Ticket Richard the Whale Chocolate Coconut Cake variant, you will need to purchase this package OR the Friday Interactive Pairing Dinner package. The first 200 (or more) in line on Saturday morning will receive the Golden Ticket and qualify for the opportunity to purchase the Chocolate Coconut Cake variant for $50.

Brunch is available for purchase on Saturday, December 4 for $20 per guest. Guests of all ages are invited to enjoy brunch—and the purchase of beer packages is not required. To pick up beer packages, a brunch purchase is not required.

This package is for in-house pick-up at the Iowa City Brewery & Taproom or Solon Brewpub.

Our Richard Brunch is exclusively served in Iowa City from 7-10AM.

A limited breakfast menu is also available at our Solon Brewpub from 7-10AM.
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Slashing Through the Snow: Slay Bells and Holiday Horrors An Evening with Sarah Cailean

Slashing Through the Snow: Slay Bells and Holiday Horrors An Evening with Sarah Cailean

Dec 13, 5:00pm - Dec 13, 8:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

As the snow begins to fall, and the sugarplums begin to dance, the days also grow shorter...and darker. Like no other time of year, the holiday season is filled with family, fury, and chaos. Join us for an evening of true crime tales of Christmas and beyond, presented by Sarah Cailean. There will be talk of killers, both infamous and obscure cases, and attendees will even get to play trivia and try to win prizes. If you’re into true crime podcasts and TV specials, this is a must-see!

Sarah Cailean is a former police officer and detective who’s now an independent consultant for cold case homicides and disappearances, specializing in cases involving serial predators. She serves as a crime correspondent for HLN, contributes to numerous true crime podcasts, and produces documentaries about cases she is investigating. In addition to her current work as a special investigator with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, Sarah hosts a series of true crime lecture events all over the country.

Sarah works and researches with the legendary first-generation profilers of the FBI, and has presented at conventions and spoken on panels with John Douglas, Paul Holes, Billy Jensen, Terra Newell, Christopher Darden, Amanda Knox, and many others.

Tickets will be $5 at the door. Doors will open at 5:00pm and the show will begin at 6:00pm. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Our regular food menu and drinks will be available.

Twitter: @caileansarah
Instagram: JudgeyBaby
Facebook: Speaking of Crime with Sarah Cailean
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