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Thanksgiving Week!!

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Thanksgiving is this week! A time to give thanks and be grateful for what we have in our lives...as well as for the new beer releases and food we'll eat! :)

I am very thankful for everything Kansas City's beer community has to offer and for the people we have had the opportunity to meet so far! Looking forward for everything that will be happening in the next year!!

Anyway, here is a look ahead at the week:

Today (Monday, Nov 20th):
* Beer dinner collaboration between Fringe Beerworks and Long-Bell Pies, Bites, and Pints (begins at 6:30pm, call 816-599-2234 to reserve your spot!)

* Beyond Burger launch party at Crane Brewing at Tapcade Crossroads (begins at 7pm)

* Trivia night at Brewery Emperial (8-10pm)

Tuesday (Nov 21st):
* 10K Double IPA release at Rock & Run Brewery (11am-11pm)

* Trivia at Crane Brewing (7-9pm)

Wednesday (Nov 22nd):
* Kansas City Tap Tour at BLVD Tours & Rec Center (10am - 8pm)

* Home for the Holidays, complete local tap takeover at Bier Station (11am-11pm…

KC Craft Beer Week!!

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Hope everyone had a great October and a nice start to November.

Here we are with this week's KC CRAFT BEER WEEK events!!

Monday (today):
* Rose Brooks donation drive + raffle (this starts today at 3pm and runs through Thursday, November 9th). At iTap Crossroads and hosted by Cinder Block Brewery!

* KC Craft Beer Week tasting plus 10% discount only during the tasting at Brookside Wine & Spirits (today at 5pm through November 11th).

* KC Brewers read mean reviews at Bier Station (7-9pm)

* Trivia at Brewery Emperial (8-10pm)

Tuesday (Nov 7th): 
* Draft Punk beer release at Rock & Run Brewery (11am-11pm)

* Barrel aged Clyde's Caramel Cream Ale at Fringe Beerworks (6-10pm)

* Beer-themed music trivia at Bier Station (7:30-10pm)

* Geeks Who Drink at Free State Brewing (8-10pm)

Wednesday (Nov 8th):
* Locals Night at Crane Brewing (4-9pm)

* Martin City Brewing Co Happy Hour at Johnny's Tavern West, LFK (4:30-6:30pm)

* Meet the Brewers - BKS and Ballast Point at Bier Station - …

Two more weeks until Halloween!!

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So we tried something new at getting information out about events and beer releases, but I don't think it went over too well... So, back to what we were previously doing to let you all know what's up! :) 

This week:
Tuesday, Oct 17th: * Continue the birthday celebrations at Red Crow Brewery (16th-29th)
* New Brew release at Rock & Run Brewery Creamsicle Nitro (11-close)
* Martin City Brewing Co's Alchemy Stout is BACK! Tapping today at The Burger Stand at the Casbah in Lawrence (3-6pm, happy hour)
* Pints for the Victory Project; celebrate SKC at Boulevard (5-7pm)
* The Business of Beer with Boulevard (5:30-8pm, will need tickets)
* Pig & Finch beer dinner w/Crane Brewing (6:30-10pm, will need tickets)
* Torn Label Tap Takeover at Tapcade NKC (7-11pm)
* Yankee Tank & Port Fonda LFK beer dinner (beginning at 7pm)
Wednesday, Oct 18th: * Rye IPA tapping at Border Brewing (4-9pm)
* MCBC Alchemy happy hour at Bier Station (4-7pm)
* Free shirt night at Grains at Taps …

The last week of September's events!

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It's the last week of September. Temps will be dropping. Darker beers will be more "in season" - whatever, it's always stout season! *winky face*

Anyway, here is a list of everything happening THIS WEEK!

Monday, September 25th:
* Cinder Block Brewing FOUR year anniversary 4-11pm
* Barrel Aged happy hour at BLVD Tours & Rec Center - 6-7pm
* Draft & Draft: The Truth is Out There (Conspiracy 2) at Fringe Beerworks - 7-10pm
* Trivia at Brewery Emperial 8-10pm

Tuesday, September 26th: 
* Geeks Who Drink at Free State Brewery - 8-10pm

Wednesday, September 27th: 
* Yappy Hour at KC Bier Co - 6-8pm YOU CAN TAKE YOUR PUPPERS!!
* Pineapple Whip IPA release at Fringe Beerworks - begining at 6pm
* Trivia at Smoke Brewing - 8-10pm

Thursday, September 28th: 
* Fall Beers at Double Shift Brewing - 4-11:30pm
* Westport Oktoberfest - 5-11pm
* Border Bags Tournament at Border Brewing - 5:30-9pm
* Ignite - Day of the Dead celebration at Boulevard Brewing Co - 6:30-10pm GET TICKETS

Get your tickets!!!

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Remember our post about County Clare Irish Red Ale collab by Stockyards Brewing Co. and Kelly's Westport Inn? Here's our post to jog your memory :)

On September 28th 6-9pm, Stockyards' and Kelly's are continuing their support of The HALO Foundation with Stockyards' first beer dinner!

Head brewer Micah Weichert and Executive Chef Wes Gartner of Voltaire will team up to pair the evening's dishes with (of course) Stockyards' beers, including County Clare Irish Red Ale.

To be in on this fantastic event, please purchase your tickets here!

Great beer, great food, great cause! Cheers!!



This week, there's another beer fest!

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Ha! There really is another beer fest this Saturday in KS hosted by Brew Lab! I am kind of jumping the gun, I'll get to all those details in a second.

This past weekend was Brewtopia/Festival of the Lost Township and we hope everyone had a great time! We were out of town visiting friends, Piney River & Springfield Brewing Co. Fun time, great beers.

Here is your look ahead at this week's happening's...

Tuesday, September 19th:
* Customer appreciation (Twos Days) at Fringe Beerworks (12-10pm)

Wednesday, September 20th:
* Chocolate Milk Stout FLOAT NIGHT w/Shatto Milk Co at Border Brewing Co (4-9pm)
* Flying Saucer glassware night w/Crane Brewing, Stockyards Brewing, and Cinder Block Brewing (6-8pm)
* Trivia night at Smoke Brewing Co (8-10pm)
* Fog Machine launch benefiting Heart to Heart International at Torn Label Brewing (5-10pm)

Thursday, September 21st:
* KC Girls Pint Out at Bier Station (6-8pm, get tickets here - this includes your first pint, swag, and tour of Bier S…

There's a beer fest this weekend!!!

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In case you haven't heard (from shares on our FB page) there is a beer fest this weekend, Saturday September 16th: Brewtopia/Festival of the Lost Township.

There are going to be several local breweries pouring as well as local homebrewers.  This is definitely a fest you do not want to miss out on!

For more information and to purchase tickets, please go here.

Now, for a look ahead to all other events happening this week:

Tuesday, September 12th:
* Prepare for Saturday's beer fest with a celebration week at Crane Brewing! (Come into The Taproom any day Tuesday-Friday and receive discounted pours with proof of ticket purchase.)

* Tuesday Foosday at Boulevard w/Sporting KC (4-7pm)

* Hardcore Hop Sauce Release at Smoke Brewing Co (6-9pm).

Wednesday, September 13th:
* Fresh Hopped IPA release at Border Brewing (12-3pm)

* Trivia Night at Smoke Brewing (8-10pm)

Thursday, September 14th: 
* Martin City Brewing happy hour at Sierra Grill (4-7pm)

* Kitten Shower at Cinder Block Brewery, ben…