$79 – $99

Richard the Whale 2019 Release Party & Bottle Pick-Up

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Big Grove Brewery & Taproom

1225 South Gilbert Street

Iowa City, IA 52240

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Richard the Whale, our bourbon barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout is unleashed for its annual party on Saturday, December 7!

About this Event

Richard the Whale, our bourbon barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout is unleashed for its annual party on Saturday, December 7!

TICKETS

  • $99 ticket includes Brunch, 4-Pack of Bottles + Glass + 1 Pour | 8-11am
  • $79 tickets includes Glass + 4-Pack | 11am

Please read everything carefully; there will be no exceptions to the rules below. The event will take place at our Iowa City Brewery & Taproom location.

All Release Party ticket holders will receive:

  • TWO 375 mL bottles of 2019 Richard the Whale
  • ONE 375 mL bottle of 2019 Richard Coffee with JBC Roasters Coffee
  • ONE 375 mL bottle of 2019 Richard Chocolate Hazelnut
  • ONE 2019 Richard the Whale commemorative glass

Only Brunch Ticket holders will receive:

  • ONE 6oz pour of 2019 Richard the Whale
  • Chance to obtain a Golden Ticket

GOLDEN TICKET - RICHARD THE WHALE VANILLA COCONUT (500 mL)

We made a little more this year— so we're adding to our Golden Ticket. The first two hundred (200) people through the door in the morning with a ticket will receive the opportunity to buy the Golden Ticket beer: Richard the Whale Vanilla Coconut (500 mL). Only brunch ticket holders are eligible to receive Golden Tickets.

As in year's past, we will be loading up our tap lines with some very special beers, including 2019 Richard the Whale, 2019 Richard the Whale Coffee, Richard variants, and surprises. For those that came to last year's release event, expect a similar day of drinking, laughter, and good cheer.

SCHEDULE FOR THE EVENT:

8am - Doors open to Big Grove Brewery & Taproom (Iowa City). The first two hundred (200) people through the door will receive the opportunity to also purchase the Golden Ticket beer—Richard the Whale Coconut Vanilla.

8am - Brunch experience begins, 4-pack pick-up

10am - Tapping Richard the Whale Coconut Vanilla

11am - Regular food menu available

11am - Brunch party and ticketed event ends. Big Grove is open to the public and pick-up-only ticket buyers.

All day - Drink beer with your friends and the Big Grove brewers

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Ticket holders must be 21
  • The 8:00-11:00am portion of the day is exclusively open to ticket holders. Proxy bottle pickups begin at 11:00am.
  • Pre-Sale ticket holders may pick up their bottles between 8am and 11am during the event.
  • Please do not bring open bottles into the taproom. We will form the line underneath our overhead patio heaters to help keep everyone warm.

PROXIES/TRUSTEES:

If you have someone interested in our bottles, they're welcome to buy the $79 pick-up only ticket. Pick up for these bottles begins at 11:00am.

PRE-SALE RULES:

  • All Ticket buyers must be 21 years of age or older at the time of purchasing the Ticket.
  • We will be monitoring the line to ensure the first two hundred people receive Golden Tickets. Please be respectful of all attendees. If different members of your party arrive at different times, please do not invite them to join you at the front of the line.
  • All Ticket holders must bring a valid photo ID. You do not need to bring a physical ticket. We will be checking individuals off our list.
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Big Grove Brewery & Taproom

1225 South Gilbert Street

Iowa City, IA 52240

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