Jun
24
3:30 pm15:30

Tacos and Beer Featuring Tacos Don Diego

Tacos Don Diego is joining us in the Beer Garden for a summer time party!  The truck will be serving your favorite tacos, burritos or quesadilas, they will be grilling the famous mustard chicken and carne asada on charcoal grill.  Come enjoy Tacos and the best beer in town! 

Jun
29
8:30 pm20:30

Jurassic World

Located off the coast of Costa Rica, the Jurassic World luxury resort provides a habitat for an array of genetically engineered dinosaurs, including the vicious and intelligent Indominus Rex. When the massive creature escapes, it sets off a chain reaction that causes the other dinos to run amok. Now, it's up to a former military man and animal expert (Chris Pratt) to use his special skills to save two young brothers and the rest of the tourists from an all-out, prehistoric assault.


Jun
22
8:30 pm20:30

Lego Batman

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Maybe his superhero sidekick Robin (Michael Cera) and loyal butler Alfred (Ralph Fiennes) can show him a thing or two.

Jun
15
8:30 pm20:30

Blood Sweat and Beer

We are kicking off our movie season with Blood Sweat and Beer! It is a feature documentary about the explosive growth of the craft beer industry and the dramatic journeys of two start-up breweries. The film follows a trio of 23-year-olds as they struggle to start The Brew Gentlemen Beer Co. in Braddock, PA. . The film also tells the emotional story of Danny Robinson a boardwalk brewery owner and restaurateur whose empire is threatened by an aggressive trademark lawsuit that could leave him bankrupt. 

Come learn about our industry and why we love it; This is a can't miss special screening event! 

Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

Yoga in the Bier Garden

What's better than a beautiful June morning, a relaxing yoga class, and a beer afterwards? Not much. Backpocket along with certified Yoga instructor Tea Ho will be hosting it's first ever Yoga class! This is an open community class meaning there will be an open donation only and all proceeds will go to the area Special Olympics. It will also be a beginner class so if you've never tried yoga before this is your chance and if you are a pro spend a great morning outside with a relaxing class. 

We ask that everyone bring their own mats and a water bottle as well as not drink alchohal  before coming to class. We will have a social hour after the class where you can grab a Backpocket Beer and enjoy the day! 

 

May
4
6:30 pm18:30

Made From Scratch: A Backpocket Event

Backpocket Brewing and Scratch Cupcakery in Coralville Iowa River Landing are teaming up for a can't miss event! Our experts have hand selected five mini Scratch cupcakes and five 5.5 ounce pours that pair well together and you get to be the judge! Spend a great night out in the Taproom grabbing some hand stretched pizzas before the dessert event, we can't wait to see you there!

Get Tickets here: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/made-from-scratch-a-backpocket-event-tickets-33821454882

 

 

 

Backpocket Oktoberfest
Oct
15
3:00 pm15:00

Backpocket Oktoberfest

  • Backpocket Brewing

Join Backpocket Brewing as we transform our taproom and brewery into a Munich-inspired Oktoberfest celebration.

We will be selling traditional 1-liter beer steins and attendees will have the choice of filling their steins with Backpocket’s Oktobefest beer, Hawktoberfest, or other Backpocket beers. Smaller cups will also be sold. A band will provide music, and German-style food and desserts will be available.

The goal for this day long celebration is to recreate the Munich Oktoberfest atmosphere and offer an authentic experience for just one night. In addition to the traditional glass steins, long tables will be set up for revelers to eat, drink and be merry.

The fun begins at 3 p.m, entertainment begins at 5 p.m. The party lasts until midnight. Families welcome.

Movies on the Beer Garden: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Aug
18
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

With school either just starting or right around the corner, what better movie to show than Ferris Bueller's Day Off? This cult classic from 1986 is about a high school wise guy who is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. It's a John Hughes classic! 

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/169371646799605/

More on the movie here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/

 Movies on the Beer Garden: Total Recall
Aug
11
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: Total Recall

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On August 11, we will screen the 1990 cult classic Total Recall. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this film about a man who goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars. An unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he? 

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/191479974581671/

More on the movie here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100802/

Movies on the Beer Garden: V for Vendetta
Aug
6
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: V for Vendetta

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

To kick off August, we will show another Wachowski thriller - V for Vendetta. From 2005, V for Vendetta is about a future British tyranny, where a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

RSPV here: https://www.facebook.com/events/951758511587988/

More here:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0434409/

 Movies on the Beer Garden: The Silence of the Lambs
Jul
28
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Silence of the Lambs

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On July 28, we will screen what is arguably the BEST Valentine's Day movie to have hit theatres - The Silence of the Lambs. This 1991 thriller is about a young F.B.I. cadet who must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. This film IS rated R. 

RSVP Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/256215291410500/


More info here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102926/

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Matrix
Jul
21
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Matrix

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On July 21 we will screen The Matrix. Or will we? Just kidding, we will. The Matrix, the futuristic thriller by the then Wachowski Brothers, first appeared in 1999. It tells the tale of a computer hacker who learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. It's an action packed game changer. 

RSVP Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1800310166855040/

More on it here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Lego Movie
Jul
14
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Lego Movie

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On July 14, we will screen The Lego Movie! It truly is a "fun for everyone" movie. In it, an ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1209435172402122/

More on the movie here:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490017/

 Movies on the Beer Garden: Pirates of the Caribbean
Jul
7
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: Pirates of the Caribbean

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On July 7 we will screen Pirates of the Caribbean to commemorate the 13th anniversary of it's release (July 9, 2003). This Gore Verbinski action comedy is about Blacksmith Will Turner, who teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are undead.

RSVP Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/633527223478830/

More on the movie here:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325980/

Movies on the Beer Garden: Beetlejuice
Jul
2
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: Beetlejuice

  • Backpocket Brewing

UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, we are moving this week's showing of Beetlejuice to this SATURDAY, JULY 2 at dusk. Sorry for any inconvenience but we hope to see you on Saturday!

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

One June 30, we will screen the 1988 film Beetlejuice. This Tim Burton film is about a couple of recently deceased ghosts that contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1149790185060757/

More on Beetlejuice here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094721/

 Movies on the Beer Garden: The Royal Tenenbaums
Jun
23
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Royal Tenenbaums

  • Backpocket Brewing

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On June 23, we will screen The Royal Tenenbaums. The Royal Tenenbaums is one of Wes Anderson's cult classics from 2001 about the estranged family of former child prodigies, who reunite when their father announces he is terminally ill. 

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1595819517414730/


More about the film here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265666/

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Goonies
Jun
16
8:00 pm20:00

Movies on the Beer Garden: The Goonies

  • Backpocket Brewing Company

On Thursdays in the summer, we open the beer garden and screen a movie on our 18-foot screen, starting at dusk. Movies are free to the public and subject to weather. Start times do vary, but movies will begin at dusk. 

On June 16, we will screen The Goonies. The Goonies, a classic from 1985, is a story of a group of misfits who set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure in order to save their home from foreclosure
 

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/946931945424812/

More on The Goonies: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089218/

Downtown Iowa City Pub Crawl
May
21
2:00 pm14:00

Downtown Iowa City Pub Crawl

Backpocket Brewing is throwing a pub crawl like none other to celebrate the release of Murderhorn, our NEW golden strong ale on May 21 from 2-5 pm. 

The pub crawl will feature Backpocket beers at Iowa City Yacht Club,Quinton's Bar & Deli Iowa CityForbidden Planet: Pizzeria & Video Arcade,Short's Burger & Shine, and finishing at The Airliner with the release of Muderhorn on tap. There will be prizes at each stop and fun games around.

After the pub crawl, join us in our Coralville taproom for more fun as we continue the Murderhorn release celebration.

More information is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/272340603100605/

New Beer Tapping: Murderhorn in Des Moines
May
19
6:00 pm18:00

New Beer Tapping: Murderhorn in Des Moines

Backpocket Brewing is throwing a tapping party like none other to celebrate the release of Murderhorn, our NEW golden strong ale on May 19 from 6-9pm.

The tapping party will feature Murderhorn at Draught House 50 Mills Civic. After the tapping party, find Murderhorn in bottles at your favorite craft beer venues and on tap across the state.

More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/358912614233057/

Movies in the Brewery: Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we pass the cold, dark winter with movies in our brewery. We've extended our January showings through the month of February (an one in March...this one!). We will clear out our brewers and show an awesome movie on a HUGE screen starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the time: inside with a great beer, friends, and an entertaining flick. As always, movies are free to the public. Seats are first come, first serve.

On this Tuesday we are showing The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Life Aquatics is about oceanographer Steve Zissou, who has a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner. He rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

Movies in the Brewery: Inglourious Basterds
Feb
23
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Inglourious Basterds

  • Backpocket Brewery

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we pass the cold, dark winter with movies in our brewery. We've extended our January showings through the month of February. We will clear out our brewers and show an awesome movie on a HUGE screen starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the time: inside with a great beer, friends, and an entertaining flick. As always, movies are free to the public. Seats are first come, first serve.

On this Tuesday we are showing Inglourious Basterds. Leonardo DiCaprio is up for an Oscar on Sunday....so maybe we can bring him some luck? Anyway, Inglourious Basterds takes place in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, when a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers develop a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Movies in the Brewery: Labyrinth
Jan
28
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Labyrinth

  • Backpocket Brewing Company

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we pass the cold, dark winter with movies in our brewery. Every Thursday in January we will clear out our brewers and show a movie on a HUGE screen starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the time: inside with a great beer, friends, and an entertaining flick. As always, movies are free to the public.

On January 28, we will screen a staff (and human) favorite, Labyrinth, in honor of the passing of David Bowie.  Labyrinth is about a selfish 16 year old girl who is give 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother. Join us! 

Movies in the Brewery: Psycho
Jan
21
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Psycho

  • Backpocket Brewing Company

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we pass the cold, dark winter with movies in our brewery. Every Thursday in January we will clear out our brewers and show a movie on a HUGE screen starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the time: inside with a great beer, friends, and an entertaining flick. As always, movies are free to the public.

On January 21, we will screen a horror classic: Psycho. Psycho, released in 1960, is the story of a Phoenix secretary that steals $40,000 from her employer's client. She's forced to go on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

We might have a surprise or two in store for this feature film...more to come on that soon.

This film is rated R.

Movies in the Brewery: Animal House
Jan
14
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Animal House

  • Backpocket Brewing Company

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we pass the cold, dark winter with movies in our brewery. Every Thursday in January we will clear out our brewers and show a movie on a HUGE screen starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the time: inside with a great beer, friends, and an entertaining flick. As always, movies are free to the public.

On January 14, we will screen a comedy classic: Animal House. Animal House was released in 1978. It tells the story of a 1962 college, where Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him. We bet you haven't seen it on the big screen like this before!

Please note that this film is rated R. More info to come so stay tuned.

Movies in the Brewery: Iron Man
Jan
7
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Iron Man

  • Backpocket Brewing Company

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we pass the cold, dark winter with movies in our brewery. Every Thursday in January we will clear out our brewers and show a movie on a HUGE screen starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the time: inside with a great beer, friends, and an entertaining flick. As always, movies are free to the public.

On January 7, we will ring in the new year with an....act-com? com-tion? act-edy? We don't know what it's called, but we know it's an action comedy: Iron Man.

More about Iron Man:
Released in 2008 and directed by Jon Favreau, Iron Man tells the story of Tony Stark.0 After being held captive in an Afghan cave, Stark, an industrialist, creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. It is rated PG-13.

More info to come so stay tuned.

Movies in the Brewery: Die Hard
Dec
17
7:00 pm19:00

Movies in the Brewery: Die Hard

  • Backpocket Brewing Company

Join us at Backpocket Brewery as we ring in the holidays this year with a showing of our favorite holiday movie: Die Hard! We are showing the movie on a HUGE movie screen in our brewery on December 17, 2015, starting at 7:00 pm. It is the perfect way to pass the cold and dark evening: inside with a great beer, friends, and the best action movie ever. (We said it!)

As always, movies are free to the public. Please note that this film is rated R.

More about Die Hard:
Die Hard, released in 1988, stars John McClane, an officer of the NYPD, who tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others that are taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

More info to come so stay tuned.

CANCELLED: Away Game Indoor Tailgate
Oct
17
10:00 am10:00

CANCELLED: Away Game Indoor Tailgate

  • Backpocket Brewery

As of October 1, this event has been cancelled.  Thank you to those who volunteered to tailgate for this event.  We appreciate your support and hope you enjoy the game no matter where you watch it! 

 

Backpocket Oktoberfest
Sep
18
Sep 19

Backpocket Oktoberfest

  • E 2nd Ave Coralville, IA, 52241 United States

Join Backpocket Brewing as we transform our taproom into a Munich-inspired Oktoberfest celebration.

We will be selling traditional 1-liter beer steins and attendees will have the choice of filling their steins with Backpocket’s Oktobefest beer, Hawktoberfest, or other Backpocket beers. Smaller cups will also be sold. A band will provide music, and German-style food and desserts will be available.

The goal for this day long celebration is to recreate the Munich Oktoberfest atmosphere and offer an authentic experience for just one night. In addition to the traditional glass steins, long tables will be set up for revelers to eat, drink and be merry.

The fun begins at 3 p.m, entertainment begins at 5 p.m., and will last until midnight. Families welcome.

Sep
14
8:00 pm20:00

Trivia Night

Join us every Monday night starting at 8:00 PM for Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia in our taproom.

Sep
7
8:00 pm20:00

Trivia Night

Join us every Monday night starting at 8:00 PM for Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia in our taproom.

Sep
3
8:30 pm20:30

Movie Night: Furious 7

Movie night has become a summer tradition here at Backpocket. Every Thursday we open the Beer Garden up to the public and show a FREE movie on our 18-foot screen. It is the perfect way to pass the summer evenings: outside with a great beer, friends, and a movie. As always, movies are free to the public and subject to weather conditions. We start at dusk.