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Bell’s has arrived in New York City!

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It’s finally here! The long-awaited release of beers from Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery is here. Bottles have already started popping up at retail locations this morning, and there’s a week full of launch events ahead of us. And as we’ve updated our calendar page, it’s even easier to find all the events lined up this week.

Bell’s will be sending their full arsenal of year-round and seasonal beers here. Most notably, there will be kegs of the highly-rated Hopslam floating around the city next week, much to the joy of hop heads. In addition to that, we’ll see the Smitten Golden Rye, the Cherry Stout, Expedition Stout,Special Double Cream, and more at spots around the city this week, on top of the beloved year-round Two-Hearted, Amber, and the Oarsman Ale.

Here’s our rundown of all the events going on this week. No matter where you are in the city, there’s probably one near you!

Monday, February 10th

  • Staten Island’s beloved craft beer bar Adobe Blues (63 Lafayette Ave., at Fillmore St., New Brighton) kicks off a whole week of Bell’s with three on tap all day long (11:30am)
  • Celebrate the Bell’s Launch in Midtown after work on Monday at Beer Culture (324 W. 45th St., btw. 8th & 9th Ave., Hell’s Kitchen) (5pm)
  • Bell’s beers are cleverly paired with Saved By The Bell episodes at The Double Windsor (210 Prospect Park West, at 16th St., Windsor Terrace)  (7pm)

Tuesday, February 11th

  • A big ol’ Bell’s tap event at The Jeffrey (311 E. 60th St., at 2nd Ave., Upper East Side) all day long starting bright and early (8am)
  • Join Larry Bell to celebrate Bell’s arrival in Brooklyn at Barcade Brooklyn (388 Union Ave., at Ainslie St., Williamsburg) (4pm)
  • Midtown’s Bell’s launch party at Rattle-N-Hum (14 E. 33rd St., at 5th Ave., Midtown) (4pm)
  • The launch party comes to Queens with a tap takeover at Alewife (5-14 51st Ave., at 5th St., Long Island City) (4pm)
  • 20 Bell’s draft lines at The Pony Bar HK (637 10th Ave. at 45th St., Hell’s Kitchen) (6pm)
  • They’ll have 11 taps on at One Mile House (10 Delancey St., at Bowery, Lower East Side) (6pm)
  • Celebrate release week at Top Hops Beer Shop (94 Orchard St., at Broome St., Lower East Side) (6pm)
  • A whopping 11 beers on tap at beer shop Good Beer (422 E. 9th St., btw. 1st Ave. and Ave. A) (6:30pm)
  • A Bell’s-centric Tuesday Tasting at Jimmy’s No. 43 (43 E. 7th St., at 2nd Ave., East Village) (7pm)
  • The tap takeovers reach Forest Hills with an event at Station House Forest Hills (106-11 71st Ave., at Austin St., Forest Hills) (7pm)
  • Ten lines of Bell’s on tap for the FiDi crowd at Clinton Hall (90 Washington St., at Rector St., Financial District) (7pm)
  • They’ll have eight Bell’s beers on tap at Randolph Beer (343 Broome St., at Bowery, Little Italy) (8pm)

Wednesday, February 12th

  • Bell’s takes over the taps at Blind Tiger Ale House (281 Bleecker St., at Jones St., West Village) (3pm)
  • 20 Bell’s draft lines at The Pony Bar UES (1444 First Ave. at 75th St., Upper East Side) (6pm)
  • The first of three consecutive Wednesday night $10 Bell’s tastings at Idle Hands Bar (25 Avenue B, at 2nd St., East Village) (7pm)
  • A whole lineup of Bell’s on tap in Park Slope at The Gate (321 5th Ave., at 3rd St., Park Slope) (7pm)
  • Celebrate Bell’s launch with nine tap lines at Bierkraft (191 Fifth Ave., at President St., Park Slope) (7pm)

Thursday, February 13th

  • Beers on tap from Bell’s, plus free pizza at 8pm at Standings (43 E. 7th St., at 2nd Ave., East Village) (6pm)
  • Get on board with 12 lines of Bell’s at The Owl Farm (297 9th St., at 5th Ave., Park Slope) (6pm)
  • They’ll tap a bunch of kegs to celebrate Bell’s launch at ABC Beer Co. (96 Avenue C, at 6th St., East Village) (6pm)
  • Bell’s rolls out in the Bronx with a tap takeover at Bronx Ale House (216 W. 238th St., at Broadway, Kingsbridge) (7pm)
  • Celebrate the launch with 8 draft lines at Coopers Craft & Kitchen (87 2nd Ave., at 5th St., East Village) (7pm)

There’s even more where this came from, so stay tuned to our Calendar Page for more announcements soon!

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    SO. EXCITED.
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    I am for whom the Bells tolls.
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