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California Hawkeye bar prepping for big crowds

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Barney's Beanery in downtown Santa Monica is a popular spot on Hawkeye game days.

"We fill up, and we're usually at capacity," said Dayna Linehan, a bartender at Barney's.

She said the crowds have been getting bigger each week, and more passionate with each win.

Now with the Rose Bowl just days away, they're getting ready for even bigger crowds.

"Everyday we're going to be packed, I think bigger and bigger as people get into town. We're definitely the place to be, so we're going to be packed everyday," she said.

The even have Hawk IPA on tap, making this feel like home to Iowa fans who will travel more than 1,500 miles to see the game.

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