This week I talked to Charlie Cole about everything from the Jolly Rancher Sour at Nerdspeak to the Jingle Java limited run at Bent River.  Below are some more tappings and QC Beer events this week.

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This Week
Send CBW Over the Edge is a series of guest bartending events on The Mezz with the goal of raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley. For every new fundraising milestone hit a CBW server will rappel off of the downtown Davenport historical Blackhawk Hotel at BBBS’s annual “Over the Edge” event on Saturday, August 21st.

Each guest bartending event will feature different guests from the CBW culture, as well as live music. The current lineup is as follows:
Monday, July 19th, 6-8pm - Bobby Ray Bunch and Phil Young; Live music by Levi Craft
Wednesday, July 21st, 7-9pm - Bruce Grell; Live music by Avey Grouws Duo
Monday, July 26th, 6-8pm - Brain Olsen and Monique Jackson; Live music TBD
Monday, August 2nd, 6-8pm - Patrick and Renee Jewel; Live music TBD
Monday, August 9th, 6-8pm - TBD
If you are unable to attend the guest bartending events but still wish to contribute, you can donate to the CBW Over the Edge webpage at
Over the Edge will take place Saturday, August 21st at the Hotel Blackhawk in downtown Davenport. CBW’s rappelling time is TBD based on how quickly the funds are raised.
Monday 7/19
"Christmas in July" Jingle Java Stout tapping at Bent River Brewing
Send CBW Over the Edge Fundraiser at Crawford Brew Works 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7/20
La Flama at Crawford Brew Works 5:00 PM

Wednesday 7/21

Jolly Rancher Sour tapping at Nerdspeak Brewing
Smash Food Truck at Crawford Brew Works 5:00 PM

Yoga on the Mezz at Crawford Brew Works 6:00 PM
Music BINGO at Front Street Brewery 6:30 PM
Thursday 7/22

QuickE's Tacos at Contrary Brewing 4:00 PM
La Finca at Radicle Effect Brewerks 4:00 PM
Cafe Fresh at Crawford Brew Works 5:00 PM

Smash Food Truck at Wake Brewing 5:00 PM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at 5ive Cities Brewing 5:00 PM
Trivia Night at 5ive Cities Brewing 7:00 PM

Friday 7/23
Lopiez Pizza Truck at Crawford Brew Works 5:00 PM
Lopiez Pizza Slices at Galena Brewing Ale House 5:00 PM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at Wake Brewing 5:00 PM
Smash Food Truck at Radicle Effect Brewerks 5:00 PM
Music BINGO at Green Tree Brewery 8:00 PM
Saturday 7/24
Smash Food Truck at Crawford Brew Works 12:00 PM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at Radicle Effect Brewerks 12:00 PM
Eats in the Streets at Contrary Brewing 12:00 PM
Sunday 7/25
Patio Yoga at Crawford Brew Works 10:00 AM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at Crawford Brew Works 12:00 PM
Bends & Brews Yoga at Galena Brewing Company Moline Ale House 12:15 PM
What's New on Tap
MAWhalo Hefeweizen and Dewey Decim-Ale at Midwest Ale Works
Blueberry Sour at Great Revivalist Brew Lab Sinful Tendencies IPA at Radicle Effect Brewerks    King Ghost Hazy IPA at Contrary Brewing
Lekko Polish-style Grodziskie at Knox County Brewing Co.
Pique Performance Fruited Sour at Stompbox Brewing
Boiled Over Lager at WAKE Brewing
Brewery of the Month for July
Contrary Brewing in Muscatine, IA This riverside taproom just got a face lift you'll have to visit in person to check out. The new larger than life mural on the building is sure to be seen from the sidewalk, road, river and Illinois. Contrary has been around for a few years and made a name for their mix of crafted brews ranging in a variety of styles. They invent, they explore, and push the lines of flavors for your palate. You can find live music on the weekends, food trucks throughout the week, and they even offer a small menu of brewery bites out of their own kitchen. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Untappd or visit for more info!
Drink Local. Support Local.
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