I talked with Glenn Cole at Midwest Ale Works in East Moline today who was with Jessica from Visit Quad Cities who talked about the 2nd Annual Ale Trail!  All you have to do is visit a local brewery and log into QCAleTrail.com and check in and after a certain amount of stops you get free stuff!!
The QC Ale Trail introduces you to the craft breweries on both sides of the big and bold Mississippi River in the Quad Cities.  This riverfront region has a long history of brewing beer, and we invite you to taste the top-quality pints from our current batch of brewers. -QCAleTrail.com
Mind Your Buzzness is going to be tapped Tuesday at Midwest Ale Works...a collaboration with Twin Span Brewing.  It's a Pale Ale with Orange Blossum Honey and Buzz Bullet Hops.
Don't forget it's Octoberfest season!  There are a ton of breweries that are releasing their seasonal beers so get out & support them!

Bent River Taproom Rock Island, IL - Facebook
Bent River Moline, IL - Facebook
Big Swing Brewing Co., Rock Island, IL - Facebook
Contrary Brewing Co., Muscatine, IA - Facebook
Crawford Brew Works, Bettendorf, IA - Facebook
Five Cities Brewing, Davenport, IA - Facebook
Front Street Taproom, Davenport, IA - Facebook
Front Street Pub & Eatery, Davenport, IA - Facebook
Galena Brewing Ale House, Moline, IL - Facebook
Geneseo Brewing, Geneseo, IL - Facebook
Green Tree Brewery, LeClaire, IA - Facebook
Midwest Ale Works, East Moline, IL - Facebook
Radicle Effect, Rock Island, IL - Facebook
Rebellion Brew Haus, Moline, IL - Facebook
Stompbox Brewing, Davenport, IA - Facebook
Wake Brewing, Rock Island, IL - Facebook

This Week
More Oktoberfest beers and BrewFest at Heritage Days in Burlington
Monday 9/14
A Culinary Experience is at Crawford Brew Works 4:00PM
Tuesday 9/15
Mid Ya Buzzness Pale Ale tapping at Midwest Ale in collaboration with Twin Span
A Culinary Experience is at Crawford Brew Works 4:00PM
Wednesday 9/16
Ryetoberfest tapping at Twin Span
CC&B Mobile BBW is at Crawford Brew Works 4:00PM
Eat the Streets is back at Wake 6:00PM
Yoga Beers at Crawford Brew Works 6:00PM and 8:00PM
Thursday 9/17
The BIG Cheese at Stompbox Brewing 4:00PM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at 5ive Cities Brewing 5:00PM
Trivia Night at 5ive Cities Brewing 8:00PM
Friday 9/18
Lopiez PIzza is at Crawford Brew Works 4:00PM
The BIG Cheese is at Stompbox Brewing 4:00PM
Hair Band Rock Star BINGO at Green Tree Brewery 8:00PM

Saturday 9/19
Roasted Garlic Stout tapping at Radicle Effect
BrewFest at Heritage Days in Burlington IA 1:00PM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at Crawford Brew Works 12:00PM
LoPiez PIzza at Wake Brewing 1:00PM
Smash Pizzeria at Crawford Brew Works 3:00PM
Don Chuy's Puesto de Comida at Wake Brewing 6:00PM


Sunday 9/20
Beer Yoga on the Patio at Crawford Brew Works 10:30AM
Cushman's Food & Engine at Crawford Brew Works 12:00PM
Floyd's Burgers & Sliders at Crawford Brew Works 4:00PM
What's on Tap
Spiketoberfest at Iron Spike
A trio of Sours at Rebel Lion (Rebellion), Phantom of the Guava, The Moons Stood Still Blueberry and Speak Melon and Enter Watermelon
Oktoberfest and Uly's Chocolate Oatmeal Stout at Galena Ale House
Nerve Damage Hazy Pale Ale at Stompbox
The Golden Mean Belgian Tripel at Knox County
Mango Wheat at Bent River
Wet Hopped Pearl City Pilsner at Contrary
Frost Hammer DDH IPA at Wake
Peach Silo Kolsch at Twin Span
Jill's Berry Haze Milkshape IPA at Geneseo
I'm a PIckle Blonde Ale at Midwest Ale

CraftQC.com Brewery of the Month for September
Stompbox Brewing / Davenport IA

Located on River Drive in Downtown Davenport, Stompbox is the newest brewery in the Quad Cities to open up this year. Located at the epicenter of the flood breach of 2019 this new space was cleaned up and remodeled into one of the chillest spaces to grab a brew in the area. Natural light is captured through large windows with spacious seating inside. It's also the perfect season to grab a table with friends on the patio with views of the river and Lock & Dam 15 across to the Arsenal. Currently releasing new brews regularly you will not get bored with the same ol lineup, as they bring some experimental styles for you to try as craft these amplified ales. A few nights a week you'll find some local favorite food trucks in the lot serving up their tasty menus. The Kitchen Brigade is coming soon as well offering up a full-time in-house food offering. Check them out on facebook and instagram or visit stompboxbrewing.com for more info. Welcome to the QC Stompbox!!

Drink Local. Support Local.

For more info visit CraftQC.com to find local breweries, craft beer events & other cool stuff and follow @craftquadcities on facebook and instagram for daily posts. Cheers & Quaff!


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