Springtime calls for outside hangs

Well, except for today because of the rain...

BUT tomorrow it is officially Spring season! You know what that means? Patios open, weather gets warmer, you want to be outside more...with your friends, your best friend...'man's best friend'!!

A friend of mine reached out asking for a list of bars/brewery patios that are dog friendly. After some research I have compiled the below list for you and your puppers!

* if there are any patios that are not listed that are dog friendly, please let us know so we can add *

Kansas City Bier Co.
Martin City Brewing Co.
Torn Label Brewing Co.
McCoys Public House
Big Rip Brewing Co.
Bier Station
Westside Local
Louie's Wine Dive
Rock & Brews
Pig & Finch
Barley's Kitchen & Tap
Green Room Burgers & Beer
iTap (International Tap House, Crossroads)
Brewery Emperial
Red Crow Brewing Co.
Happy Basset Brewing
East Forty Brewing (once they open!)

Hey, there's a new kid in town!

Craft Republic. Have you heard of them yet? They just helped distribute/launch Double Shift Brewing Co. throughout the metro!

Craft Republic KC is made up of three fellas; Brian, TJ, and Joseph. These guys have a lot of knowledge in the craft beer field and are really kind.

Brian started Craft Republic STL after many, many years in the industry. Like all of us, he wanted to enjoy going to work and building relationships with people. So with the support from his wife, Craft Republic STL was born.

TJ and Joseph joined Brian in the KC expansion. TJ has been around the beer scene for many years, as well as Joseph. With their powers combined... No, they're not Captain Planet, but maybe more Captain Here-For-You.

After talking with Brian and TJ, what I got out of everything is quality over quantity. They want to bring more to you, more than just beer. They are always discovering new information to widen their craft knowledge. They want to help educate on the craft beer that you're d…

Spring Break, Double Shift launches, and ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!

Woo, party time excellent! haha JK :)

Monday March 12th: * Rye^4 public release at Boulevard - all day/until runs out * Trivia at Brewery Emperial 8pm
Tuesday March 13th: * Tap Tuesdays at the Parker at the Fontaine, $1 off local taps! All day * Double Shift release party week! You can start drinking Double Shift outside of their taproom starting today at Bier Station - 4-10:30pm * Happy Bassett Brewing is teaming up with Glory Days Pizza to create a pizza pie for you! They are in need of pizza & beer tasters, 6-7:30pm * Beer dinner at Grinders Pizza featuring Crane Brewing 7pm, need reservations! * Trivia at Crane Brewing, Free State Brewing, and Waldo Pizza (Waldo location)
Wednesday March 14th: * St. Patrick's Day glass night at Flying Saucer KC - 6-9pm * Trivia at Mockingbird Lounge 8:30pm * Double Shift launch at Velo Garage & Taphouse 6:30pm
Thursday March 15th:  * Double Shift launch at iTap in the Crossroads - 5pm * HopCat KC BINGO * Pizza & Pours w/Crane Brewing a…

The last few days of the shortest month!

We are almost into March - warmer weather, St. Patrick's Day, spring break...! What are you most looking forward to?

Monday Feb 26:
* Beer giveaway at Tapcade starting at 6:30pm from Courtney James Brewing Co
* Trivia at Brewery Emperial (?)

Tuesday Feb 27:
* Duvel perfect pour class at Grain to Glass LLC, 4-7pm
* Stockyards is being distributed to KS! Kick off their celebration at Barley's Kitchen + Tap in Shawnee, 5-8pm
* Stockyards tap takeover at Hy-Vee in Independence, 5-8pm
* Local Motive Celebration w/BikeWalkKC at Casual Animal Brewing Co (was rescheduled), 5:30-7:30pm
* Paint Night at Waldo Pizza LS, 6-9pm
* Trivia - Crane Brewing 7-9pm, Free State Brewing 8pm
* Science on Tap at Bier Station, 7:30-9pm

Wednesday Feb 28:
* KCGPO Girl Scout Beer pairing at Strange Days Brewing Co, 6-8pm (need tickets)
* Barrel Aged Happy Hour at BLVD Tours & Rec Center w/Jeremy Danner, 6-7pm (need tickets)
* Karaoke at Cinder Block Brewery

Thursday MARCH 1:
* Oyster Stout (Cinder Block …


February is almost over!! Soon it will be March and hopefully (fingers crossed) warmer weather! :)

Monday Feb 19:
* Song Lab, open mic night at The Rino 7:30-10:30pm
* TRIVIA - Brewery Emperial 8-10pm

Tuesday Feb 20:
* Local Motive Celebration with BikeWalkKC at Casual Animal Brewing 5:30-7:30pm
* BLVD Rumble Pack: Mario Tennis Tournament at UpDown KC 7-10pm
* TRIVIA - Crane Brewery 7-9pm, Flying Saucer 7:30-10pm, Free State Brewing 8-10pm
* Beer dinner w/Lawrence Beer Company at Lawrence Country Club 7-10pm (might need reservations)
* Salsa at Calibration Brewery 7-8pm (need reservations)

Wednesday Feb 21: 
* BLVD and Templeton Rye Meet & Greet at Lukas Wine & Spirits OP 4-6pm
* Local's Night at Crane Brewing 4-9pm
* 3rd Annual Stout Party at Cinder Block Brewery 4-9pm
* Martin City Brewing  Co happy hour at Grinders KC 5-8pm
* KC Girls Pint Out Girl Scout cookies pairing at Strange Days Brewing Co 5-10pm (need tickets)
* Karaoke night at Cinder Block Brewery 6-9pm

2018 BEER FESTS!!!

We may have missed a couple as they have already happened (sorry about that!). BUT, we have listed out the rest of the beer festivals for you for the rest of the year.

Keep checking back as some may be added as the year goes on :)

Beer FestDate
LocationKS Craftbrewers Expo3-Mar
Abe & Jake's - LFKBlarney Brew Off17-Mar
Grains & Taps - LSMOKegs N Eggs7-Apr
Bonner Springs, KSSpringfling 7-Apr
iWerx - NKCHarrison Lapen Memorial Brews & BBQ Competition7-Apr
Levi Garrison & Sons Brewery - Hamilton, MOBacon & Bourbon Fest12-Apr

Feb 12-18

Valentine's Day this week and Planet Comic Con this weekend, PLUS Martin City Brewery and Kansas City Bier Co are celebrating their four year bierversaries - WOW! What a week ahead!

Monday Feb 12:
* Beat Boulevard: Super Fight at Pawn & Pint, 6-11pm
* Know your Boulevard at Chicken N Pickle, 6-8pm
* TRIVIA - Happy Basset Brewing (7-9pm), Brewery Emperial (8-10pm)
* Live music at The Rino, 7:30-10:30pm
* Martin City Brewing Co. turns 4!

* Kegs for a Cause at iTap featuring Boulevard's KC Pils and 50% of this beer's sale will go to Wayside Waifs, 5-9pm
* Valentine's Beer Dinner at Rock & Run Brewery, 6:30-8:30pm (need tickets)
* TRIVIA - Crane (7-9pm), Grains & Taps (7:30-9:30pm), Free State Brewing (8-10pm)
* Salsa dancing at Calibration Brewery, 7-8pm (tickets)
* Live music at Stockyards Brewing, 7-10pm

Wednesday Feb 14th (VALENTINE'S DAY)
* KC Tap Tour at BLVD Tours & Rec, 10am-8pm
* Valentine&#…