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New Quad-Cities IPA Beer to Help Benefit Local Honor Flight

February 11th, 2021

The R.I.A. Federal Credit Union – which today is celebrating the opening of its new branch at the booming BettPlex – is partnering with a brewery there to help fund the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities (HFQC). The credit union is holding a ribbon-cutting for its BettPlex location at 3 p.m. Feb. 11, at 4880 Forest Grove Dr., Bettendorf. This location originally opened in July 2020 and has been in operation since then. The credit union had wanted to celebrate the opening of this state-of-the-art facility last year with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, but at that time, the Covid-19 pandemic reached... Read More

Get Your Drink On at Brewed Live 2020

February 25th, 2020

It’s no secret that the Quad Cities is home to a wide selection of impressive breweries. So many, in fact, that you might find it difficult to try all of them at once, right? Well not anymore! Brewed Live returns to the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Avenue Rock Island) on Saturday Feb 29 with dozens of new and limited-edition releases! This event showcases over 30 local, regional and national breweries. Enjoy samples of more than 100 tasty beverages while receiving an educational experience on beer brewing! General admission tickets (from 1 – 4 p.m.) are just $35. Early admission tickets (12 –... Read More

Tour De Brew Rolling On The River In May

February 24th, 2020

Ready to roll on the river while rolling up to quaff some great craft beers? Tour de Brew QC /Katie’s Club offers a scenic, fun-filled route during the 7th annual ride Saturday, May 2. The 2020 route will cover about 45 miles on both sides of the river. Packet pick up is Friday, May 1 at Icons, 124 18th St., Rock Island, from 3 p.m. To 7 p.m. A pre-ride beer tasting will be held during that time in Icon’s courtyard. It will cost $10 for registered riders and $25 to just taste beer. More details to come soon on the beer tasting. Packet pick up resumes the next day, Saturday, May 2 at... Read More

QCScene Gets Froggy in Downtown East Moline

November 30th, 2019

A new craft beer festival celebrated their inaugural debut today and successfully jumped ahead in all the competition. Frog Town Craft Beer Festival filled The Rust Belt in East Moline with craft beers, hard cider, delicious food, amazing live music and good vibes all over this Saturday Nov 30. QCScene was on the premises and captured the following images. Stay tuned to QuadCities.com for more info on Frog Town Craft Beer Festival. Have some pictures from today that you want to share? Please send them to Tess@QuadCities.com.        Read More

Jump on Down to the Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!

November 29th, 2019

Event Name: Frog Town Craft Beer Festival Date: Saturday, November 30th 2019 Time: 1-4pm (Come early and stop over at Midwest Ale Works before hand!) Location: Inside The Rust Belt, 533 12th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244   If you are a Fall or Winter Craft Beer Fan, we have the newest and only Quad Cites Fall/Winter Craft Beer Festival for you, The Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!  Taking place inside the Rust Belt in East Moline, the Rust Belt is the newest Music Venue in the Quad Cities bring you National Touring Acts and now it can add a great Craft Beer Festival to its repertoire. This... Read More

It’s Time For Some Brew Ha Ha Fun in the Quad Cities!

September 18th, 2019

Are you interested in enjoying some craft beer with friends, while raising money for local charities? Of course you are! Jaycees of Quad Cities are hosting the annual Brew Ha Ha this Saturday Sep 21 from 12-5 p.m. in the LeClaire Park & Bandshell (400 West Beiderbecke Drive Davenport). Must be over 21 and over to attend. Tickets for this event are $30 per person in advance, which can be purchased online, or $35 at the door. All proceeds allow Jaycees of the Quad Cities to continue with their mission of giving back to their community through various service and non-profit organizations! New... Read More

WAKE Brewing Celebrates Two Year Anniversary!

August 30th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ favorite ‘cauldron of artistic brews’ is officially celebrating their 2nd successful year! Come help WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) celebrate two years of riff-infused brewing with a killer FREE show, this Saturday Aug 31 from 2 – 10 p.m. (21+ only) Enjoy live entertainment outside with Oozing Wound, the Munsens, Druids, Cloud Cruiser, Closet Witch, plus Side Show Feats By The Swami! Barley & Rye Bistro will be serving up the following delectable dishes: Elk Burger with Pepper Jack Cheese, Poblano, Onion, Egg, Smokey Red Pepper Mayo Bison Burger with Cheddar,... Read More

Support Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities with Some Bags ‘N Brews this Weekend!

August 9th, 2019

Are you ready for a fun-filled day of Bags ‘n Brews in the Village of East Davenport? The 7th Annual Bags ‘N Brews tournament, benefiting Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities, happens this Saturday Aug 10 from 1 – 5 p.m. in Lindsey Park (2225-2399 E 11th Street Davenport). $35 per person includes tournament play, Famous Dave’s BBQ and craft beer tasting. Registration is now open, at https://www.gildasclubqc.org/special-events/bags-brews/. Walk-ins are also accepted. Don’t want to play in the tournament but want to be involved in all the fun? General Admission is open to the public... Read More

Get Your Drink on At Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest!

July 16th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to celebrate all that is Craft Beer? The 2019 Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest, presented by Zimmerman, is back! It will take place this Saturday Jul 20 from 1 – 4 p.m. (with VIP option from 12 – 4 p.m.) at the Bass Street Plaza on 17th Street in Moline. This is an event that showcases various micro breweries throughout the greater Quad Cities area. This event is limited to micro/nano breweries from the area and is meant as a means for the attendees to be able to interact with the brewery representatives and each other. General admission tickets (1 – 4 p.m.) are... Read More

Anniversary Bash at Wake Brewing!

November 8th, 2018

Time sure flies when you’re having fun and there’s no exception for one of the most popular hot spots in the Quad Cities. Wake Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) is celebrating their 1 Year Anniversary this Saturday Nov 10 from 2 – 10 p.m. with special release tappings, food, live music and more! The following special release brews will be on tap; Ultra Omega (straight RIS), Ultra Omega BA (Wake’s first RIS Barrel Aged in M.R.D.C. Barrels), Double Fisted Frost Hammer (Double Dry Hopped Frost Hammer) and a special keg from Soundgrowler! Enjoy live entertainment provided by; REZN, Vanishing... Read More