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Celebrate Christmas in July with Bent River’s Jingle Java

July 20th, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time for a beer! Jingle Java makes its summer return to Bent River Brewing Company (1413 5th Avenue Moline) this Wednesday Jul 22 for a little Christmas in July enjoyment! This winter favorite release will mark the unofficial kick-off to the return of the Uncommon Tour on Wednesday Jul 29. Starting this Wednesday, growlers and growler fills of Jingle Java will be available at both the Moline and Rock Island locations. Want to take the Christmas in July vibe to another level? A Christmas Dinner Special will be featured on Friday and Saturday at the Moline Bent River location.... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 19th: Cars, Bikes, Tractors and MORE!

July 19th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Quad-Cities Downtowns Take Differing Steps to Welcome Back Customers

July 11th, 2020

Saturday in the Arts is a comprehensive, in-depth feature on a topic, trend or personality impacting the Quad-Cities, posted every Saturday morning on QuadCities.com. This week we look at the various downtown businesses of the Illinois and Iowa Quad-Cities and how they’ve been impacted by, and have adapted to, the covid-19 pandemic.   The popular Rock Island Brewing Company (RIBCO), in the middle of The District at 1815 2nd Ave., has been through a lot since it opened in 1979. Hailed as a leader in Q-C live entertainment (its starry roster of guest acts includes Bo Diddley, The Wallflowers,... Read More

Get Your Jingle Java! It’s Christmas in July at Bent River!

July 19th, 2019

We’re halfway to the most wonderful time of the year, which means it’s time to celebrate by tapping everyone’s favorite holiday stout, Jingle Java! Bent River Brewing Company (1413 5th Avenue Moline) currently has the delicious holiday favorite, Jingle Java, on tap and available for growlers! In addition, there are some fun-filled holiday-related events going on this weekend. Friday Jul 19 and Saturday Jul 20, Jingle Java enthusiasts can enjoy Christmas movies on the patio, beginning at 9 p.m. both nights. Hungry? Late-night menu will also be available from 10 – midnight. Bent... Read More

Looking For A Great Beer After Some Golf At The John Deere?

July 11th, 2019

There’s nothing quite as refreshing and fun on a summer day than hitting the links and having a few beverage afterwards, and for those playing and watching during the John Deere Classic, running through Sunday at Deere Run Golf Course in Moline, there are plenty of great options to check out local brew pubs.   Here are a few to grab a couple of beverages at after hitting the greens:   Bent River, 1413 5th Ave., Moline, is right in the middle of the vibrant downtown Moline scene, which offers a great array of fine local restaurants, the ambiance of the river walk, and of course... Read More

Bent River’s Raspberry Brings Summer To Fruition

May 30th, 2019

Well, from the looks of things, between the stifling humidity, the oppressive sun between monsoons, and the constant harassment of gnats as persistent and unwelcome as guys hitting on newly single women on social media, summer seems to have finally kayaked into the Quad-Cities. And with that new season comes a desperate need for a beverage, known to those over 21 (and ONLY those over 21, of course) as “a beer,” to satisfy the full summer cravings of escape, levity and the blessed sainthood of responsible inebriation. Local brew pubs have, generously, proven up to this crucial task on the annual.... Read More

Looking For A Great Beer After Some Golf At The John Deere?

July 13th, 2018

There’s nothing quite as refreshing and fun on a summer day than hitting the links and having a few beverage afterwards, and for those playing and watching during the John Deere Classic, running through Sunday at Deere Run Golf Course in Moline, there are plenty of great options to check out local brew pubs. Here are a few to grab a couple of beverages at after hitting the greens: Bent River, 1413 5th Ave., Moline, is right in the middle of the vibrant downtown Moline scene, which offers a great array of fine local restaurants, the ambiance of the river walk, and of course plenty of clubs... Read More

You’ll Be Sweet On Bent River’s Blueberry Sour

May 15th, 2018

You like booze, you really like booze! Due to popular demand, and a whole lot of people reading my last food/beverage review of the Minty Mango brew at Radicle Effect, we at QuadCities.com have decided to start up a new feature, Let’s Have A Drink With Sean Leary, in which I’ll be going around to different brew pubs in the area and trying out various beers, the more unusual the better, and reporting back to you with my opinions and pithy comments. It’s a tough job, folks, but someone’s got to do it. And by someone, I mean me. But it’s not all fun and games, folks. Sometimes I have to... Read More

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