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When four become one, great things happen!

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Last night we had the honor of being invited for a sneak peek of Stockyards Brewing Co and Kelly's Westport Inn's County Clare Irish Red Ale. It is delicious. Smooth, flavorful, definitely easy to drink but also light coming in at 5.5% abv.

Kelly's Westport Inn is celebrating their 70th anniversary this Thursday (August 31st) at 7pm. They wanted to celebrate it with giving back to our community. Kelly's partnered with Stockyards along with Normal Human and The HALO Foundation. Kelly's and Stockyards collaborated and created County Clare, Normal Human created fun shirts, and proceeds will benefit The HALO Foundation.

Nick and Chris (Kelly's Westport Inn) had approached Micah and Greg (Stockyards) with the idea back in April. Everyone agreed and the ball started rolling. At first they wanted to do a small batch, but decided to brew more. This means that County Clare will be more accessible in Kansas City and proceeds from these kegs will go towards The Halo Found…

Last call for Alco...I mean, August!!

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What a weekend full of fun times! The opening party in Lawrence for Lawrence Beer Co, Hip Hops Hooray and Arts & Crafts beer fests! WOW! I hope you all are well rested for the last week of August's events!

Monday, August 28th:
Beer Floats ALL DAY - BrewLab
Tough Kitty/Bully Porter keep the glass - BLVD Tours & Rec/Beer Hall

Tuesday, August 29th: 
"Two's Day" - Fringe Beerworks ($2 specials)
Martin City Brewing Co Beer Yoga - Brick House
BLVD Beer Dinner - HopCat
Meet Crane Brewing Co - Grain to Glass

Wednesday, August 30th:
Ribbon Cutter IPA re-release - Border Brewing Co
Martin City Brewing Co & Crane Brewing tap takeover - Grinders Stonewall
Torn Label 31 Heroes tapping - Flying Saucer

Thursday, August 31st: 
Jalapina Saison & Hatch Chile Ale release - Crane Brewing
Live Music - Stockyards Brewing Co
County Clare Red Irish Ale release party - Kelly's Westport Inn (beer by Stockyards)
Crane Brewing Beer Dinner - Ruins Pub

Friday, September 1st:
FIRST …

SO MUCH THIS WEEK!

Tuesday, August 22nd:
* Strange Days Brewing at Bier Station
* Be in a video at Stockyards Brewing - We need tons of EXTRAS tonight for our Music Video shoot with Loogey. 6:30 PM at Stockyards Brewing Co. Dress to impress (neutrals, muted-colors, black). It's gonna be a party.

Wednesday, August 23rd: 
* MCBC tasting at Lone Elm Taproom
* KC Crewsers Cocktails & Ales, ending at Cinder Block Brewing
* Yappy Hour at KC Bier Co

Thursday, August 24th:
* Live music at Stockyards Brewing
* New Brew Thursday - Crane Brewing!

Friday, August 25th:
* Lawrence Beer Co opening party
* KC Irish Fest begins
* KU Kickoff at Corinth Square
* Brewery Tour - BrewLab drop off/pick up
* Live music at KC Bier Co

Saturday, August 26th:
* Hip Hops Hooray beer fest
* Arts & Crafts beer fest
* Live music at MCBC
* Live music at Calibration Brewery

Sunday, August 27th: 
* Adoption/Fundraiser at KC Bier Co for Humane Society of Greater KC
* Live music at Stockyards Brewing


I'm with Larry

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Yesterday morning we had the opportunity to have a sneak peek at Lawrence Beer Co.

So we get up early to adventure out to Lawrence, KS. It's pouring down rain! We make it to the car and are SOAKED. Text Matt and tell him we'll be a little late as we weren't expecting these rain forest type showers. Get to Lawrence - not a drop on the ground, dry as a bone, and sunny skies. Go figure. Ha! :)

Anyway, we drive through Lawrence to LBCo. and at one point I thought maybe my maps app had put us on the wrong path as we were driving through a neighborhood, but as we make it towards the end of the street we know we are at the right place.

The building is beautiful. All original brick from when the building went up in the 1900's. Everyone is inside and out finishing up final touches, working hard and busting ass.

The reclaimed wood used for the tables and chairs is amazing. Huge space in the taproom, great looking bar, drop ceilings, and the patio is going to be SO BIG! They have …

Mid-August, what's up!

Sorry we've been a little MIA the past few days; school started back up, my daughter celebrated a birthday - family stuff happened :)

However, here are this week's events, don't miss out!!

Tuesday, August 15th:
* Tabletop foosball at BLVD Beer Hall

Wednesday, August 16th:
* 816 Day at Grains & Taps (24 beers tapped from the 816)

Thursday, August 17th: 
* TLBC tap takeover at Rock & Brews

*KCGPO happy hour at HopCat

*Live DJs at Stockyards Brewing

Saturday, August 19th:
* Yoga on the patio at Rock & Run Brewery (10-11am)

* Yoga and Bier feat. Annamarie Weedle at KC Bier Co (11-12pm)

* Bret Saberhagen autograph signing at Cinder Block Brewery (6:15-7:15pm)

Monday, August 21st (TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE DAY!):
* Eclipse watch party at Tapcade (crossroads) beginning at 11am

* Eclipse patio party at Cinder Block Brewery beginning at 11am

* City Market watch party beginning at 11:30am

* Raytown Rocks the Solar Eclipse beginning at 11:30am (city of Raytown)

* Sonnefinsternis wat…

New week, new events!

Hope everyone had a great weekend and stayed dry as much as possible!

This week's events are loaded with live music, beer, and great times!

Monday, August 7th:
Eat 2 Educate, Rock & Run Brewery & Pub, 11am-9pm

Tuesday, August 8th: 
Limited Release Boulevard Brewing dinner at Blue Stem, 7-11pm

Live music at Stockyards Brewing, 7-10pm

Wednesday, August 9th:
Beer Mile at Martin City, 6:30-8:30pm

Thursday, August 10th:
Torn Label Brewing tap takeover at HopCat, 7-11pm

Friday, August 11th:
CASA Fundraise presented by KC Bier Co, at Bier Station, 4-11:30pm

Saturday, August 12th:
Donuts & Coffee infused Cinder Block beer at Tapcade NKC, 12-3pm

UNICO Microbrew Fest at Zona Rose NKC, 4-9pm

Sunday, August 13th:
Live music at Stockyards Brewing, 3-6pm




Strange Days are upon us...

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Last night we had the great opportunity to hang out with Nathan from Strange Days Brewing and let us tell you, he is one really great fella!

He was busy working away as we walked into the building. They are still in the construction phase of the brewery, but from listening to the ideas of the set up - it is going to be a fun new regular spot!

Strange Days Brewing is made up of three friends - Nathan, Chris, and Alec. They've been friends for awhile and together decided to take the leap. Nathan has been brewing for about 10 years, the other two for about half that time. They've participated in homebrew fests, like Nanobrew, and people really liked what they were putting out.

When they were first trying to decide on a location, they first were looking in Waldo. Which would have been great as we're kind of partial, it is our neighborhood too ;) But, with the help of the architect they had been working with, River Market came out ahead.

The building they are in is the old Mueh…