On Saturday, June 15th, we were excited to attend and be a sponsor at the Iowa Craft Brew Festival in downtown Des Moines. This year was the Iowa Brewers Guild’s 9th annual festival where craft breweries from all over Iowa got the opportunity to showcase some of their best beers. Over 70 craft breweries and cideries were featured at this year’s festival and around 20 of them had been certified through our Iowa Green Brewery Certification Program.
The Iowa Waste Reduction Center’s Iowa Green Brewery Certification Program has been selected as a 2019 Iowa Environmental Council “Pro H20” honoree.
We are excited to congratulate Brightside Aleworks, out of Altoona, IA, as they join the ranks of Iowa Green Brewery Certification program. This past week, Brightside was awarded a silver-level certification.
We are excited to welcome Fat Hill Brewing and Worth Brewing Company to the ranks of the Iowa Green Brewery Certification program.
June was a busy month for our Iowa Green Brewery Certification program! They welcomed four new breweries to the ranks of the Iowa Green Brewery Certification: Second State Brewing (Cedar Falls), Pivo Brewery (Calmar) Big Grove Brewery & Taproom (Iowa City), and Court Avenue Restaurant and Brewing Co.(Des Moines).
Court Avenue Restaurant and Brewing Co. (CABCo) has become the first Des Moines area brewery to join the Iowa Green Brewery Certification program.
On Saturday, June 16th, we were excited to attend and be a sponsor at the Iowa Craft Brew Festival in Des Moines. Despite the high temperatures, the festival was well attended and featured over 70 craft breweries and cideries each pouring two or more brews.
The IWRC, in partnership with the Brewers Association, the national organization for craft brewers, is offering a new internship opportunity for a University of Northern Iowa student.