Bicycle Pub Crawl

Deschutes beer at 4 locations in Des Moines!
Tue, Jul 23
6 pm - 10 pm
4 locations in Des Moines
Des Moines, IA
Riding bicycles from pub to pub is one of our favorite things. Deschutes Brewery is in town to introduce and celebrate our arrival in the great state of Iowa. And celebrate RAGBRAI. We'll start at Ichi Bike, and then move onto local favorites Capital Pub and Hot Dog, Beechwood Lounge, and Buzzard Billy’s.


Ichi Bike, 311 E Walnut St., Des Moines, IA, 50309
Capital Pub and Hot Dog, 400 SE 6th St., Des Moines, IA, 50309

Brewery Olympics

How about some friendly brewery competition?
Mon, Jul 22
8 pm - 11 pm
2701 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA
(515) 255-1111
Who doesn’t like a little friendly competition? We’re pulling out some classic bar games like bag toss (cornhole), washers, bowling, skee ball and darts to test some talent and celebrate Deschutes Brewery’s arrival in Iowa. Beer samples from their giant traveling beer barrel, Woody, tops off the fun.

Meet the Brewer

at Court Avenue Brewing Company
Mon, Jul 22
5 pm - 6:30 pm
Court Avenue Brewing Company
309 Court Ave
Des Moines, IA
(515) 282-2739
Are you a homebrewer or craft beer enthusiast? Now’s your chance to come chat with a brewer from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery as their gang is in town launching in Iowa. Pick brewer Callan Vaccaro’s brain, try some beer samples and expand your knowledge of the brewing process.

Official Brewfest Afterparty!

At the Keg Stand
Sat, Jul 20
8 pm - 11 pm
The Keg Stand
3530 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
(515) 327-7429
Why end the fun when the Cityview Brewfest winds to a close? Keep the party going with Deschutes Brewery beers, staff and live music from Pianopalooza.

Cityview Brewfest

Sample Deschutes beer in IOWA!
Sat, Jul 20
3 pm - 7 pm
Principal Park
3530 Westown Pky
Des Moines, IA
The Cityview Brewfest boasts some 500 craft beers and unlimited sampling. Who’s thirsty? It is the perfect Saturday afternoon spot to celebrate Deschutes Brewery’s arrival in Iowa. Cost is $23 in advance and $30 at the door. Go to for more information.

Meet, Greet, Sample

at Tish's Restaurant
Sat, Jul 20
8 pm - 10 pm
Tish's Restaurant
1207 S. 35th St.
Council Bluffs, IA
(712) 323-5456
RAGBRAI riders quench your thirst before you head out on your epic adventure with a Deschutes Brewery beer, or two, now available in Iowa!

Meet, Greet, Sample

at HyVee Madison Avenue!
Sat, Jul 20
3 pm - 6 pm
1745 Madison Ave
Council Bluffs, IA
(712) 322-9260
Here’s the perfect opportunity for the RAGBRAI riders and Council Bluffs beer fans to try some of our beers. Hang out with Woody, the brewery’s giant traveling beer barrel, and other personalities from the Oregon headquarters while enjoying snacks from the grill. Cheers!

Downtown Des Moines Pub Crawl

4 locations, lots of tasty Deschutes beer!
Fri, Jul 19
8 pm - 11 pm
4 locations in downtown Des Moines
Des Moines, IA
After visiting with Woody at El Bait Shop, it’s time to get a move on. Get your gang together and try some Deschutes Brewery beers on tap at some other local favorite watering holes.

Where to:

El Bait Shop, 200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Royal Mile, 210 4th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Shorty’s, 208 Court Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309

Official Iowa Launch Party

Deschutes beer in IOWA!
Fri, Jul 19
5 pm - 7 pm
El Bait Shop
200 SW 2nd St.
Des Moines, IA
(515) 284-1970
Oh, the beers you’ll be trying! Woody will be here pouring beers like Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter, Chainbreaker White IPA, Twilight Summer Ale and Fresh Squeezed IPA. At 5 p.m.

Subaru Outside Games: Cruiser Crawl & Poker Ride

Bike Beer Crawl for Charity!
Sat, Jun 29
2 pm - 5:30 pm
10 Breweries in Bend
Bend, OR
Prizes will be given for the best hand at each brewery and a grand prize for the best hand of all will be presented at Saturday Night’s festivities at the Century Center during the first annual Cycle Pub races.
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