Join us for the 15th Anniversary of BrewNost on Friday, September 14, 2018.


Come experience a magical evening of the best beers and fine food at the 15th edition of BrewNost, the Midwest’s premier international beer festival. BrewNost will feature a wide range of international beers selected from Doug Alberhasky, from John’s Grocery in Iowa City. All beverages will be specially paired with culinary creations by chefs from some of the area’s finest restaurants. In addition, local breweries and distilleries will offer distinctive brews and beverage creations, including wine, cider, and spirits.

Returning this year will be the successful and popular Live Auction, led once again by celebrity auctioneer Nicholas “Nicho” Lowry, president of Swann Auction Galleries in New York City and frequent appraiser on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow.

Treat yourself to a memorable night of froth, food, fun, fellowship, and festivities while supporting the educational and cultural mission of the NCSML, recognized as one of the nation’s best ethnically based museums. And while attending BrewNost shows your values, it’s also a great value. Enjoy unlimited sampling of delicious food and tantalizing beverages at this all-in-one night out!

Come one, come all to the trendiest, tastiest evening in all the land, BrewNost 2018. We’ll see you on September 14.

Go now and ‘Like’ the BrewNost Facebook page to stay current with BrewNost happenings!

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for BrewNost 2018, contact Becky Robinson at brobinson@ncsml.org or at 319-362-8500.

Relive some of the best moments of BrewNost 2017 on our BrewNost Facebook photo album. 

Here are the vendors for BrewNost 2018

Restaurant Vendors

A Touch of Class Banquets and Convention Center
Black Sheep Social Club
Chrome Horse Saloon and Slop House
Cedar River Landing
Chef Run Farms
Fongs Pizza
Hacienda Las Glorias
John’s Grocery
La Cantina
Mount Vernon Confections
New Pioneer Food Co-Op
Parlor City Pub & Eatery
Popoli Ristorante and Sullivan’s Bar
The Huston Rogers Steakhouse
The Pig and Porter
The Wright Touch Catering & Bake Shoppe
White Star Ale House

Beverage Vendors

1st Avenue Wine House
Big Grove Brewery & Taproom
Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery
Clock House Brewing
Dash Coffee Roasters
Franklin St. Brewing
Iowa Brewing Company
Lion Bridge Brewing Company
Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House
The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery
Thew Brewing
Wilson’s Hard Cider

Here are the sponsors who will help us all enjoy BrewNost 2018

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for BrewNost 2018, contact Becky Robinson at brobinson@ncsml.org or at 319-362-8500.

Presenting Sponsor:
Basepoint Wealth, LLC
Basepoint Wealth, LLC
Glasses Sponsor:
Executive Benefit Services

Tap Room Sponsor:
Bankers Trust
Bankers Trust
Beer Garden Sponsor:
Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
Volunteer Sponsor:
Museum GuildMuseum Guild
Raffle Co-Sponsor:
Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc.
Raffle Co-Sponsor:
Gary and Cathy Rozek
Silent Auction Sponsor:
King’s Material
Featured Brewery Sponsor:
Patron Party Sponsor: George and Beth Drost
Co-Terrace Sponsor:
Skogman Realty
Co-Terrace Sponsor:
VIP Stein Sponsor: Carey Gibson
Wine Table Sponsor: NCSML Board of Trustees
Games Sponsor: Pool Tech, a WGHK Inc. Company
Tent Sponsor: Morgan Stanley
Safe Ride Sponsor: TrueNorth
Live Auction Sponsor: McGrath Family of Dealerships

Table Sponsors

Benchmark Inc.
CCB Packaging
Cedar Rapids Area Association of Realtors
Dave Schmitt Construction Company Inc.
ESP International
F&M Bank
Farmers State Bank
Gray, Stefani & Mitvalsky P.L.C.
Kepros Physical Therapy and Performance, PC
Luneckas Law, P.C.
Lynch Ford Chevrolet Inc.
Papich-Kuba Funeral Service
Paulson Electric
RBC Wealth Management
Seltec Sales Corporation
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Urban Acres Corridor Real Estate
Valenta Plumbing

In Kind Sponsors

Equipment Rental Sponsor 
Spielman’s Event Services, Inc.
Hotel Sponsor
Hotel at Kirkwood Center
Signage Sponsor
Signs etc.
Printing Sponsor
Allegra Print and Imaging
Printing Sponsor
Strategic Print Solutions
Lighting & Sound Sponsor
Sound Concepts, Inc.
Water Sponsor
Culligan Water Conditioning
Mailing Sponsor
Mailing Services, Inc.
Printing Sponsor
J&A Printing, Inc.
Graphic Design Sponsor
MACook Design
Photo Sponsor
Photo Sponsor
Joseph Green Studios
Raffle Sponsor
Hotel Rott
Video Sponsor
Rob Merritt
Photo Sponsor
Weddings by Carue
Media Sponsor
Media Sponsor
The Gazette
Media Sponsor
Media Sponsor
Media Sponsor
MediaQuest Outdoor
TShirt Sponsor

Iowa Hawkeye Tailgate Experience

NCSML friend and board member Mary Kay McGrath is offering a fabulous University of Iowa Hawkeye football game experience this fall at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. On Saturday, October 20th your group of 8 will have 4 club-level seats on the 45 yard line and 4 lower level on the 50 yard line to watch Iowa take on Maryland. Before the big game enjoy a pre-game tailgate feast with the McGrath’s featuring steamed oysters with all the fixings, appetizers, and cocktails. On Iowa!

Reserve your ticket now for your chance to bid on this package at the BrewNost 2018 Live Auction.

Tickets Available

Fong’s pizza party at Iowa Brewing Co.

Fong's pizza party at Iowa Brewing Co.Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a craft brewer? Join the award-winning Iowa Brewing Company brewers for a behind-the-scene tour and Fong’s Pizza – Cedar Rapids pizza party! This exclusive party for up to 12 will be held on Iowa Brewing’s production floor. In addition to Fong’s amazing and unique pizza, you’ll enjoy a flight of six Iowa Brewing Co. beers, one full pour of your favorite, a 32-ounce crowler to go, and some serious brewery swag to take home. You definitely want to get your bid in for this VIP night.

Reserve your ticket now for your chance to bid on this package at the BrewNost 2018 Live Auction.

Tickets Available

First Avenue Wine House Dinner Party

Many local wine lovers in Cedar Rapids will be familiar with Ron and Traci Weber, the owners of First Avenue Wine House and Wine Works Inc. Ron and Traci, will open their home for you and 7 guests for a fabulous five-course wine and dinner pairing. Ron and Traci are choosing a professional chef to prepare the evening’s cuisine!

Make your reservation today for your chance to bid on this package at the BrewNost 2018 Live Auction!

Tickets Available