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West Eddy Launch Party & Vendor Market

West Eddy Launch Party & Vendor Market

Jan 27, 5:00pm - Jan 27, 8:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

It's a tropical new frontier! West Eddy is Big Grove's newest brew and you're invited to our launch party 🍻 Join in the fun at Big Grove Brewery & Taproom in Iowa City on Thursday, January 27 from 5:00-8:00pm when we introduce this amazing new West Coast Style IPA. The event will include local vendors and their pop-up shops alongside west coast-inspired food specials and beer samples. This is the first chance to try our newest beer that features hand-selected Centennial and Strata hops before it surfs out across Iowa the following week. It's tropically fresh with west coast zest... so let's have some fun 🌴... See MoreSee Less

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Backcountry Film Festival (Iowa City)

Backcountry Film Festival (Iowa City)

Jan 28, 6:00pm - Jan 28, 9:30pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Spend an evening at Big Grove Brewery’s Iowa City Taproom as we host the Winter Wildland Alliance Backcountry Film Festival, a compilation of films that celebrate the human-powered experience through winter adventures.

Expect to be inspired to get outdoors! Win raffle prizes, grab a beer and popcorn and watch 14 short films that feature outdoor sports in beautiful places around the world.

Cost: $15 per person
Tickets on sale 12/15 at 10 AM.

Sponsored by: Solum Lang Architects, GreenState Credit Union, and SOKO Outfitters
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SOLD OUT: Big Grove Drag Brunch: Galentine's Day

SOLD OUT: Big Grove Drag Brunch: Galentine's Day

Feb 13, 12:00pm - Feb 13, 1:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

You all are freaking amazing. This event is sold out! Can't wait to party with you!

The drag brunch party continues in 2022, this time with a Galentine's Day theme! Join us Sunday, February 13 for a Big Grove drag brunch — with our brunch menu, regular food menu, and a deep lineup of fresh, craft beer. You won’t want to miss out, as reserved seating is limited to 14 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.
• 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.

Next Drag Brunch: March 13, 2022
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Valentine's Day • Prix Fixe Dinner

Valentine's Day • Prix Fixe Dinner

Feb 14, 6:00pm - Feb 14, 9:00pm

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Big Grove Brewery is preparing an intimate Valentine’s dinner for you and your sweetie. Throughout this five-course meal, prepared by our award-winning chefs, we'll offer a romantic evening for your table of 2 or 4 guests as we convert our game room into a romantic bistro.

This dinner is on Monday, February 14 at Big Grove Brewery & Taproom in Iowa City. Doors open at 6:00pm with dinner service beginning at 6:30pm.

A total of just 18 tables are available, as seating will be distanced throughout our game room. Gratuity is included in the price of each table. Drinks are not included in the price of the table.

After the amuse-bouche and first course, the following three courses have options that you're able to select from after purchasing your table.

𝗔𝗺𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲-𝗕𝗼𝘂𝗰𝗵𝗲
Fresh Oyster with Tomato and Calabrian Chile

𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝟭
Anchovy Carpaccio
Uni & Lardo Crostini
Artichoke, Burrata, Coppa Crostini

𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝟮
Option 1 - Doppio Ravioli of Italian Sausage and Polenta - Tomato and Fontina Fonduta

Option 2 - Doppio Ravioli, Eggplant Caponata, Polenta - Tomato, Fontina Fonduta

Option 3 - Chitarra alla Puttanesca with Mussels

𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝟯
Option 1 - Grilled Swordfish Steak with Porcini Mushroom Risotto

Option 2 - Seared Duck Breast with Celery Root Puree, Potato Pave, Balsamic and Cherry Agrodolce

Option 3 - Vegetarian Lasagna - Sweet Potato, Celery Root, Mushroom Bechamel & Broccoli Bolognese

𝗗𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘁
Option 1 - Chocolate Lava Cake
Option 2 - Fresh Fruit Zabaglione
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