You’ve heard of a bar crawl. Meet the bar crawl’s sophisticated older sibling. A brew crawl. Spend a day trying all of these locally brewed sips, including fresh-brewed tea and coffee, delectable wine, and craft beer, all right here in Ames.
Morning Cup of Joe
Good morning! Start the brew crawl with a delicious, seasonally inspired latte from Café Diem in the heart of downtown Ames.
After hitting some of the local shops in Ames, pull up a stool at Little Woods: Herbs and Teas’ tea bar to try four different kinds of artisanal teas in a tea flight.
@discoverames The coziest little spot <3 #amesdiscoveries #amesiowa #teashop #tea #fyp #discoverames ♬ Lady May (Live) – Tyler Childers
Happy Hour pick-me-up
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. Just a few minutes outside of Ames, sip on a glass of Honey Moon, a sweet red wine infused with the flavor of Iowa honey at Prairie Moon Winery.
Dinner and a drink
Pizza and beer – is there a better combo? Stop in to Torrent Brewing for a laid-back dinner filled with locally-brewed craft beer and creative flatbread pizzas.
Saturday night celebrations
One last stop in your crawl: taste the wines at Iowa’s first self-serve wine bar, Della Viti. Try a few, find your favorite and drink it all night long.
Dare to try more than five? Check out all of our uniquely-Ames brews here.
By Marissa Smith, Marketing Communications Intern