So, you want free beer?

We strive to be a positive part of our community every day and we enjoy giving back! It’s our way of saying thank you to all the support our community continues to give us. To do this, we have created this page to help streamline the numerous requests we receive for donations. We also have a donation committee that reviews donation requests and determines if it’s a good fit for us.

If you have a donation or sponsorship request, please read guidelines below, then fill out and submit the form below if your event qualifies.

    Questions about your donation?
    If you have questions about your donation request, send to

    Beer Fests:
    If you are a festival and want to help us “get our name out there”, please refer to the Iowa Brewers Guild Brewer’s Bill of Rights located HERE before contacting us.

    Additional Info:
    We know your busy, so help us help you by planning ahead! If your event is less then 30 days away, it will automatically be declined.

    All donation requests must be submitted right here, online. We don’t accept paper or in-person donation requests.

    The organization must provide a liquor license (& proper permitting where applicable) in order to receive any donation of beer.

    You will be notified via email whether your request has been approved within 2-3 weeks of request submission.

    All beer donations must be picked up at Barn Town. We will need to schedule your pick up day at least 4 days in advance. No exceptions.

    All “swag bag” or gift card donations must be picked up at Barn Town between 11:00am – 5:00pm Mondays-Wednesdays. Donation pick up dates & times MUST be prearranged via email.

    We do not staff our employees to work at donated events, nor do we deliver donations.

As a reminder: we do not offer donations to organizations without 501(c)(3) status, individual/personal fundraisers, private fundraisers, political organizations/campaigns, religious activities, children’s groups & athletes.