Showing posts from December, 2017

One week until Christmas!

So you have one week until you have all of your shopping done? And those that celebrate Hanukkah, you have two more days of celebrating! This next week is packed full of fun events - as usual, I will also update daily with reminders of what's going on. Monday, December 18th: * Four year anniversary at Rock & Run Brewery *  D&D Mini Quest at Fringe Beerworks (5:45pm) * Big Beer Day at Grains & Taps (6pm) * Holiday Make & Take party at KC Bier Co. (7pm) Email  to reserve your spot! * Trivia at Brewery Emperial (8pm) Tuesday, December 19th:  * Book signing by Pete Dulin and Doppelbock tapping at KC Bier Co (4pm) * Trivia at Crane Brewing (7pm) Wednesday, December 20th: * Local's night at Crane Brewing (4pm) * Geek's Who Drink at HopCat (8pm) Thursday, December 21st: * Boulevard X-Mas Comes Early at Bier Station (11am - close) * 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater holiday party at Crane Brewing (4pm) * Taproom series l


Picture yourself sitting on a patio with the sun on your face, birds chirping and a pond behind you, smells of delivered Chipotle in front of you, and the tastes of a delicious cranberry raspberry dessert sour in your mouth. Settled off 291 HWY in Lee's Summit, this is New Axiom Brewing Co . New Axiom is made up of four friends (Mac, Sean, Devin, and Joe) who have known each other for awhile. Sean approached Mac and Devin, who have brewed together and with ZZ Hops for a few years, about opening a brewery together. Everything seemed right and they were all on the same page, so it only seemed like the next step. And then Mac brought in Joe, one of his close friends, to run their taproom. The space they have chosen for their taproom is huge with 3000 sqft! They will have about 24 taps made up of mostly their funky brews but don't fret, they'll also have meads and ciders! As well as some wine for if you're feeling fancy. They'll also have a crowler machine, two

Pour your own...

Have you ever gone to a casino to just drink beer and/or eat delicious food? No? You should. We were invited to experience 99 Hops House at the Argosy Casino in Riverside, MO recently. Unfortunately my cohort was unable to join me so I extended the invite to our local beer community of those who also hadn't been there. Tyler and myself met around 4:30pm on Thursday (December 14th). We were greeted by Eric Flanagan, the restaurant manager and Certified Cicerone, and the bartenders Sheri and Carl. Eric explained what they offered - pour your own beer, bottles in the back and cooler, as well as the various beers on draft, their crowler machine, and of course the menu of delicious foods. We stuck with appetizers for the evening. And honestly, I forgot to snap some pictures of what we had ordered. It was all so delicious and I was busy stuffing my face. But we tried the cheese curds, the deviled eggs, and the brisket nachos that had this side avocado salsa you can pour on top of