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Craft Beer Day on RAGBRAI

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Started 2 years, 6 months ago by mootsman
Latest reply from Sean 1 year, 9 months ago

This topic contains 69 replies, has 29 voices, and was last updated by Profile photo of Sean Sean 1 year, 9 months ago.

Should RAGBRAI consider designating 1 day “Iowa Craft Beer Day”? Contact every craft brewer in Iowa plus a few just over the borders to set up sample booths in the overnight town square. A centralized ID checker with special wrist bands like music clubs have for 18+ nights. The overnight town could also hand out pamphletes with bars and what craft beers they sell.

As far as the jersey and logo, let’s introduce some reality in the form of a logo paying tribute to the role beer plays on RAGBRAI. That would be nice.

Let’s lobby RAGBRAI officials for it…..

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    mootsman
  • Should RAGBRAI consider designating 1 day “Iowa Craft Beer Day”? Contact every craft brewer in Iowa plus a few just over the borders to set up sample booths in the overnight town square. A centralized ID checker with special wrist bands like music clubs have for 18+ nights. The overnight town could also hand out pamphletes with bars and what craft beers they sell.

    As far as the jersey and logo, let’s introduce some reality in the form of a logo paying tribute to the role beer plays on RAGBRAI. That would be nice.

    Let’s lobby RAGBRAI officials for it…..


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #644850

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    jwsknk
  • a lot of people missed that stop outside of Anamosa, old brick school in mostly gone town had both Iowa craft beer and wine.


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #644927

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    Iceman
  • Sorry, Mootsman, it will never happen. It’s not traditional.


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #645181

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    Michrider
  • Does Budweiser count as a craft beer???? I still think it’s a good idea! Craft beer on a Kurb in Iowa, sounds like great!!!!


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #646092

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    Michrider
  • Michrider: Does Budweiser count as a craft beer???? I still think it’s a good idea! Craft beer on a Kurb in Iowa, sounds like fun!!!!


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #646093

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    HillsAngels1
  • We should start it with the end town. Maybe people would stay in town a little longer 😀


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #646326

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    jwsknk
  • craft beer & wine expo in end town noon – 6 pm? might get people to hang around a bit. the town should consider giving it a shot this year.


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #646742

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  • End town…Great idea!!!! I plan to spend Saturday night there anyway!!!


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    Posted 2 years, 6 months ago ago #646873

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  • A+ idea, Mootsman! Iowa has some excellent craft beers, and what better place to highlight them than RAGBRAI!


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    Posted 2 years, 5 months ago ago #651716

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    “Bicycle Bill”
  • Due to a bunch of arcane laws dealing with beer distribution, some good beers from right across the river — such as New Glarus (WI) Brewing — are not allowed to be sold in Iowa.  Since the breweries can’t legally sell their product in Iowa, they might not be willing to waste the time and effort to promote themselves for the few people who would be able to come to Wisconsin to get it.

    -“BB”-


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    Posted 2 years, 5 months ago ago #651758

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    Michrider
  • Beebs, pick up a case or two, of your favorite beer, and I’ll help you drink them, in July, on the banks of the Missouri River!!!


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    Posted 2 years, 5 months ago ago #651809

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    “Bicycle Bill”
  • Only if you promise to bring Helen and/or the Princess!!

    -“BB”-


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    Posted 2 years, 5 months ago ago #652164

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