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Last couple of days of July and into AUGUST!

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Wow! We are already a few days away from August, the last quarter of the year! Have you gone to East Forty (Blue Springs), Callsign Brewing (NKC), or New Axiom (Lee's Summit) yet? They're open!

Also, do you have your tickets to the beer festivals in August - Hip Hops Hooray and Unico Microbrew Fest (both August 11th) and SEC Beer Fest in Columbia, MO on August 25th (some of our local breweries will be there *cough* City Barrel, Colony, Boulevard, Crane * cough*)!!

Tuesday - 
* BLVD 4 Year cellar release party at Barley's Kitchen & Tap 119th all day (11am-12am)
* Pens & Pints at Casual Animal 6-7:30pm
* Belgian Beer Dinner at HopCat KC (need tickets!) 6:30-9:30pm
* Harry Potter birthday trivia at The Rino 7:30-10pm
* Trivia:
- Crane Brewing
- Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
- Free State Brewing
- Grains & Taps

Wednesday - 
* Expedition of Thirst: Gully Town Sour Grisette + Book Release at Double Shift Brewing 5-8pm
* Martin City Brewing trivia night at Burg & Barrel 6-9pm

7.24 - 7. 29

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Last full week of July! What are some things you're looking forward to for the last quarter of 2018?
- school starting back up
- Halloween
- Thanksgiving
- My birthday
- Christmas
- And the most exciting... NEW BREWERIES OPENING!!! *insert raise the roof emoji*

Tuesday: 
* Trivia:
- Crane Brewery
- Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
- Free State Brewery
- Grains & Taps

* Bier Station Fundraiser for the kitties 5-9pm
* Boulevard Jam Session at Mission Taco Joint 5-7pm
* Martin City Brewing special tapping at Stagecoach Tavern 6-9pm
* KCRC Group Run at Rock & Run Brewery 6:30-8:30pm (more info here)
* Quiz for a cause - Wayside Waifs - at Cinder Block Brewery 7-9pm (more info here)
* Boulevard Beer Dinner at White Horse Cafe 7-9:30pm (more info here)

Wednesday: 
* Trivia:
- Mockingbird Lounge
- HopCat
- iTap

* Music:
- Bier Station

* Ice Cream for a cause - MOCSA - at Betty Rae's 11am-9pm
* Taproom Series limited release - Blood Orange IPA - at Happy Basset Brewery 5-10pm
* Join Crane Br…

7.17 - 7.22

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Hey hey! Back at it! Took last week off to spend the week at Girl Scout camp with my daughter. It was fun and hot. Glad to be back in the AC ;)

Check this week out!

Tuesday -
* Trivia: Crane Brewing, Waldo Pizza (Waldo), Free State Brewing, and Grains & Taps
* Networking Happy Hour at Rock & Run Brewery
* July paint night at Waldo Pizza (LSMO)
* Cornhole League at Smoke Brewing Co.
* Aug 7 Ballot Issues w/Scott Wagner & Healthy Home Initiative at Bier Station/Green Room

Wednesday -
* Trivia: Mockingbird Lounge, HopCat, iTap
* Music: Bier Station
* Burger & Brat pop-up party at Crane Brewing
* Surveying the birdlife of Guyana at Free State Brewing

Thursday -
* Expedition of Thirst at Torn Label Brewing Co. - Rough Draught Series: Kansas Heirloom Wheat Wine
* Bingo: HopCat
* Happy Hour at Wakarusa Brewing
* Coloring at Casual Animal
* Drink to Donate w/Head for the Cure at KC Bier Co
* HopQuiz at BLVD Tours & Rec Center
* Music: Smoke Brewing Co. and East Forty Brewing …

The Chive, Simply Good + Transparent Brewing tasting

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Last night I had the most amazing dinner experience! And it has made me more excited for what is coming to our beer, and foodie, community!

I was invited to a Transparent Brewing Company and The Chive, Simply Good tasting - food and beer pairings. And I got to bring some friends!

This was Michelle's 34th tasting and she hasn't repeated a recipe yet! Michelle is the owner of The Chive, Simply Good and her son, Nolan, is the owner/lead brewer of Transparent Brewing Co. The cafe and taproom/brewery will be connected and opening in Grandview, MO.

I love The Chive, Simply Good's concept.  It is going to be farm to table, whichever food is in season is what will be served. Everything has been thought out to be environmentally friendly; plans of a rooftop garden, saving rain water for the bathrooms and watering the garden, having people bring in their own 'to-go' containers, etc.

On last night's menu was a sweet corn soup with roasted corn salsa, blackberry lime sage …

7.2-7.8

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Tuesday:
* Trivia - Crane Brewing, Free State Brewing,  Grains & Taps, Crossroads Tuesday Trivia at iTap, Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
* Crane - Christmas in July, buy 3 crowlers get $5 OFF
* Cornhole League at Smoke Brewing at 7 pm and then stay for Live music at 8pm

Wednesday: FOURTH OF JULY!!!
* Please check your favorite breweries because some will be closed!
* 4th of July parade with Limitless Brewing, meet at the new taproom at 9:30am and then tour the new space afterwards!
* Join HopCat KC for some fun red, white, and blue festivities like a hot dog eating contest! All day starting at 11am
* From 11-6pm at Rock & Run Brewery enjoy Buy 1 Get One FREE on crowlers
* Enjoy some beer while watching fireworks at Happy Basset Brewing (Topeka) or Strange Days (KC, Rivermarket)
* Big Rip Brewing (NKC) will have a 4th of July party, $2 cover charge! Enjoy the fireworks, BBQ, and music!

Thursday: 
* Blackberry Cherry Punch special tapping at Crane + Christmas in July 4pm
* Happy Hour at Waka…

6.20 - 6.24

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Wednesday:
* Expedition of Thirst - Martin City Brewing Co 4-7pm (at the taproom)
* Hop Maven 11 release - Cinder Block Brewery 4-9pm
* Martin City tap takeover - Stone Canyon Pizza Zona Rosa 6-8pm
* Local's night - Crane Brewing
* Live music - Bier Station
* Trivia - Mockingbird Lounge, iTap, HopCat
* Wish You Were Beer, Paint Night - Big Rip 7-9pm (tickets)
* Science on Tap: Glaciers - Free State Brewing Co 7:30-8:30pm

Thursday:
* Bingo - Hopcat
* Expedition of Thirst pt 2 - Martin City Brewing Co (at the taproom) 4-7pm
* Happy Hour - Wakarusa Brewing Co 4-6pm
* Cheers for Charity, 20% of sales benefit The Center of Developmentally Disabled - Border Brewing 4-9pm
* Coloring, Casually - Casual Animal 5-9pm
* Double Shift tap night - Waldo Pizza (LS) 5-9pm
* 3rd Annual Run for Raptors Kickoff Party presented by Free State Brewing - Bier Station 5-8pm
* Live DJ - Stockyards Brewing 6-10pm
* Yoga Beer & Wine at The Martin Event Space - RSVP on event, pay at the door & bring y…

6.13-6.17

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There are a few exciting events happening this week that you'll definitely want to look into!

Wednesday:
* Join 3 Trails for their Westward Wit scale up at Brew Lab 4-10pm
* Pre-Father's Day men's event at Cinder Block Brewery - multiple vendors onsite to chat and sample 5-8pm
* Hai Tai release and Luau at Torn Label 5pm
* Happy Hour at Double Shift 6-9pm
* Pop Up game night at Wakarusa Brewing 6-10pm
* Trivia - Burg & Barrel, Mockingbird Lounge, HopCat, iTap, Bier Station
* Local's night at Crane Brewing 4pm
* Double Shift tap takeover at Grains & Taps 6pm

Thursday: 
* EAST FORTY OPENS!
* Happy Hour at Wakarusa Brewing 4-6pm
* National Bourbon Day tapping event at Granite City Olathe - tapping their first bourbon barrel aged beer 4-6pm
* Flag Day at Fringe Beerworks with giveaways, tappings, tastings, the works! 5-10pm
* Tacos & Beer on the BLVD at BLVD Brewing Co - 6-10pm, tickets here!
* Missouri Mashers June meeting at iWerx 7pm
* Pixar trivia at Colony 7…