Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 7,553, Level: 26
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 597
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    j_crow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    354
    Points
    7,553
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Cityview Brewfest

    A few of my friends and I were considering going to Brewfest in Des Moines on Saturday. I was wondering if anyone who has gone in the past could tell me if it was fun/worth it?

    Cityview's Brewfest at Principal Park | July 17th, 2010



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 90,128, Level: 93
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 1,122
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,349
    Points
    90,128
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 139
    Given: 119

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Do you have something better to do? I can't think of too many other options available in central Iowa that allow you to sample so many different beers.


    CCG

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 114,293, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cybyassociation's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    5,958
    Points
    114,293
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 61
    Given: 54

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    Do you have something better to do? I can't think of too many other options available in central Iowa that allow you to sample so many different beers.
    There a place online where there is a list of the 350 different types. My guess would be that these are all going to be limited to beers that can only be brought in to Iowa. It would be a pretty awesome time to check that out.



  4. #4
    Rookie
    Points: 7,553, Level: 26
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 597
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    j_crow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    354
    Points
    7,553
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    Do you have something better to do? I can't think of too many other options available in central Iowa that allow you to sample so many different beers.
    Yeah, it definitely sounds like a good time. I just thought I'd see if any CF'ers have been in the last couple of years to see if it'd be worth the $23 and drive from Ames.



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 314,090, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,577
    Points
    314,090
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 28

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by j_crow View Post
    Yeah, it definitely sounds like a good time. I just thought I'd see if any CF'ers have been in the last couple of years to see if it'd be worth the $23 and drive from Ames.

    Make the drive. Get a cab home



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 484,608, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,083
    Points
    484,608
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 360
    Given: 107

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    I'm going with about 5-6 other guys. Should be a great time. Apparently there's a DMB cover band playing at People's and our ticket stubs get us in free, so that will be alright too.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 314,090, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,577
    Points
    314,090
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 28

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I'm going with about 5-6 other guys. Should be a great time. Apparently there's a DMB cover band playing at People's and our ticket stubs get us in free, so that will be alright too.

    At least its free, I would hate to see you pay for crap.



  8. #8
    Starter
    Points: 25,261, Level: 48
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 289
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    j4state's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    987
    Points
    25,261
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 5

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by j_crow View Post
    A few of my friends and I were considering going to Brewfest in Des Moines on Saturday. I was wondering if anyone who has gone in the past could tell me if it was fun/worth it?

    Cityview's Brewfest at Principal Park | July 17th, 2010
    It was a good time but could be better IMO. They have the entire concourse but instead they pack all vendors into one half of one side.

    It's very crowded and it doesn't have to be if they spread people out a little more. Lines weren't terribly long and the beer was tasty but moving around crowds of stationary people the whole time was somewhat annoying.

    After leaving last year I decided it was fun but maybe not $28 fun. Wouldn't discourage anyone from checking it out though.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 114,293, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cybyassociation's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    5,958
    Points
    114,293
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 61
    Given: 54

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    At least its free, I would hate to see you pay for crap.
    Why would you come in and berate someones musical tastes in a thread that was otherwise going fine?



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 484,608, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,083
    Points
    484,608
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 360
    Given: 107

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybyassociation View Post
    Why would you come in and berate someones musical tastes in a thread that was otherwise going fine?
    Because he's crazy, and semi-illiterate?


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 121,760, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,071
    Points
    121,760
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 41

    Re: Cityview Brewfest

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    At least its free, I would hate to see you pay for crap.
    Are you hating on DMB or the fact that it is a cover band?



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM