Great Brews, Music, & More at South Bend Brew Werks this Month!

Great Brews, Music, & More at South Bend Brew Werks this Month!

Exploding like the 4th of July!

Hope you had a great and safe 4th. As we head into the 2nd weekend of July (there are actually 5 this month!) we are excited to expand on a few of our favorite things. More music (Sunday in addition to Saturday), more brews (upgrading from 13 to 20 taps), more great Brew Werkers, more festivals and more good times. Read on to learn more

Now Hiring!

We are getting busier and busier so we find ourselves in need of a couple of new folks.

Cellarer: With the beer flying out of the taps we find ourselves needing to clean (and fill) more and more kegs. This is a relatively easy job though extremely important (if the kegs aren’t clean, the beer can’t be good). Pay is $10/hr and we need someone for 2-6 hours a week (almost any evening is fine). Great for a little extra money on the side.

Kitchen Werker: With the kitchen hopping we need 1-2 new team member to help get all of this tasty food into your mouth. Pay starts at $10/hr and you can click here to check out the job description for details. We’re offering $100 signing bonus and $100 referrer bonus for this position. 20-40 hours per week

#Beer4Good Update

What a great #Beer4Good month! Don’t forget that you can now get a token for sodas, coffee and tea and be sure to join us on the 15th of every month for Meet The Partners where you can talk to representatives from each of the organizations and learn more. Interested in getting more involved with our community partners? Visit them online at La Casa de Amistad, Neighborhood Resources Connection and The Music Village.

Beer Spotlight

Have you tried our 5 gallon fun batches? The latest is the Santa Eddy, a cinnamon and cacao nib infused version of our Colonel Eddy Oatmeal Stout. When it blows we’ve got something we’re calling Zesty Eddy that has been infused with Jalapeno Peppers. Great way to try out a new look on an old favorite.

Here’s a list of some of the notable beers that we will be tapping this month:

  • Edgewater Blonde: Guest brewer Adam Meyer has been hard at work making beers we’ve never had before. This first brew of his is a summer classic blonde ale.
  • NE IPA (pronounced Any IPA): Also brewed by Adam, this is a New England style IPA (fruity & cloudy) brewed with Amarillo, Hull Melon and Cascade hops for a robust flavor and bitterness.
  • The Grapefruit DIPA: Same great grapefruit flavor but double the everything else
  • Menage a Khoa: Our Imperial Sour returns!
  • SourGazer: What happens when you take your best selling beer and inadvertently kettle sour half of it? This! Same great citrusy flavor and aroma but with a little back end bite
  • IPA #001: Our first IPA is still one of our best featuring Cascade and Galaxy hops 
  • Return of the Cream Ales: We’ve got 1/2 bbl of our classic cream ale + the following small batch varieties: Agave, Coffee, Vanilla and Habanero
  • Wheats Galore: We’ll have small batch variations with spicy peppers, coconut and more
  • Wild Ale: Part of our SB150 series from 2015, we have revived this brew using the same wild yeast slurry we used to make the original. Look for fruit infused versions including raspberries, apricots and pineapple

Food Update

The new Food Menu is here and we’ve been getting rave reviews on a wide variety of items. Some favorites: Dee’s Smoked Brisket Plate, the Mushroom’in Around flatbread and Ragamuffin Bakery Spent Grain Pretzels. Check Facebook for details on those and view the entire new menu on our website.

Is it Sunday Brunch Yet? 

Every week we have a full breakfast for just $10 deal, including (1) entree, (1) side and (1) small beverage  Check out the menu online but don’t start drooling. By popular demand we’re offering Bloody Mary’s alongside our Beermosas, Bendix barrel aged coffee and tasty brews which are appropriate for all meals

Getting Hangry for Lunch? 

Did you know we are open for lunch, too? Well we are and we offer a daily mix and match for $7 deal. Available from 11:30am to 2pm Tuesday through Friday and12pm to 3pm on Saturday. You can choose from Half Grilled Cheese Sandwich/Half Flatbread/Small Pasta +Side Salad/Cup Soup/Side Item. Quick, delicious way to sustain your day or even to try out our new menu items


Did you know SBBW caters? Food, beer, wine, whiskey, etc…, we do it all and can even provide customized brews for your event. Email us at with the details and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

Hosting a community building event like a concert or symposium? Let us help make your event successful by bringing some tasty adult beverages and we’ll split OUR profits with YOU (most places charge you just to come sell alcohol AND keep all the money they make). Just another way we’re helping build a stronger community, one brew at a time.

July Special Events

Hope to see you out there somewhere

*Saturday Music Under The Marquee July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Join us for great live music under the marquee from 4-6 pm every Saturday. Sitting under an umbrella in the warm sun drinking a cold brew and listening to live music is a great way to enjoy a Downtown Saturday. Click here for a list of all the artists.

*Sunday Music Under The Marquee July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

New for July! Join us for great live music under the marquee from 4-6 pm every Sunday. Sunday Funday, indeed! Click here for a list of all the artists.

*History on Tap (on hiatus)

History on Tap provides an opportunity to learn about history in the comfort of a brewpub with a nice craft beer. This month we are taking a hiatus for Summer Vacation but will return in August. Stay tuned to Facebook for details

*Envirofest at the Wellfield Botanical Gardens in Elkhart, Friday July 15 from 530-9p

Envirofest is an annual sustainability oriented event with vendors, live music and more. SBBW has created a special Envirofest Saison just for this event and will be on hand pouring beers. Mug Club members have been given free tickets and we have lots more to give away at the store. Learn more about the event on Facebook.

*Meet the Partners, Friday July 15 from 5-6p

You’ve given them your bottle caps now meet the faces behind the organizations you support. Double donations during this event!

*July Science Cafe, Wednesday July 20 from 6-7p

Science! Specifically the science of restoration agriculture. Learn more about the event on Facebook.

*West Side Wednesdays Wednesday July 20 from 5-10p

Wednesday is a big day for us as we’ll be schlepping brews at this event which puts a focus on the great things happening along Western Avenue in South Bend. Check out the details on Facebook and then come see us for a brew!

*Art update: The Collective by Kelsey Mast, Wednesday, July 27, 5:30-7:30p

Rotating artwork returns to SBBW courtesy of local artist Kelsey Mast. Join us to check out the new art on the walls, meet the artists, score some prizes, and try some special culinary and beer creations. This month features Kelsey herself. Check our Facebook for more details

For Weekly Fun

*Sunday Brunch, Every Sunday from 11a-2p

Brunch + beermosas = an amazing experience worth repeating EVERY week. Join us for some of our house specialties like the Benny or Elvis Waffle, Southwest Frittata, and Raspberry Chipotle Bacon. Coming soon: An expanded bunch menu with more tasty choices. We also have our FULL FOOD menu available during brunch. Can’t decide between the Elvis and the 3 Way Chatter? Now you don’t have to.

*Game Night, Every Monday night, 5p-10p

Do you ever have a case of the Mondays and just want to relax with some friends? Us too! That’s why we created game night. Come enjoy one of our board games or bring one of yours to share. We’ve got Cards Against Humanity, Dominion, Settlers of Catan, Munchkin, Flux, Clue, Scrabble, Bananagrams and more! Games are free to play and gamers get 25% off appetizers. Can’t beat that.

*Geeks Who Drink Trivia, Every Tuesday, 7p – 9p

Every Tuesday night Geeks Who Drink Michiana cranks up the fun and prizes at SBBW with Trivia that is a mix of pop culture & science and sometimes edgy.  Free to play (inside or out) with prizes for the top 2-3 teams depending on attendance

*Fleet Foot Sports Runners Club Every Thursday at 6p

Run a little then reward yourself by drinking a little! Participants score 25% off entrees and 50% off appetizers. Let’s get those bodies in shape, people!

*Live Music Under the Marquee, every Saturday & Sunday

Saturday schedule here. Sunday schedule over here!

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