River Market / Downtown North
West Bottoms / Stockyards District
Now pouring. Limited snack menu. A no-fuss taproom with unpretentious craft beer and the trappings of Kansas City’s rich history of the stockyards. Based in the historic Stockyards District in the West Bottoms next to Golden Ox, Lucky Boys, Voltaire, and The Campground.
Crossroads Arts District / Downtown
On tap now. The restaurant serves classic brewpub fare and upscale dishes that pair well with its fresh local beer. Spacious beer garden with games, fire pits, and downtown views. Within walking distance of East Crossroads breweries, bars, and restaurants.
Beers on tap. Snacks available. FAQs. Located next to The Brick, where you can score excellent burgers, sandwiches, salads, bowls, and other foods at this Crossroads staple. The taproom features a steady rotation of its small-batch beers with animal-themed or -inspired names.
Pouring now. A brewery, taproom, cocktail bar, and restaurant in the East Crossroads with upscale food. Indulge in sours, IPAs, wild fermentation beers, and more. Get a selfie at the Kansas City mural to make those memories last.
Another dynamic brewery along Brewers Alley in the East Crossroads. Bar snacks available. Pouring now. Explore a wide variety of styles with an adventurous spin for the senses.
Pop over to this cozy taproom to see what single-batch craft beers are on tap, ranging from IPAs to kettle fruit sours to saison. No food or bar snacks but outside food is welcome. Part of Brewers Alley with several nearby craft breweries, bars, and restaurants.
Housing a brewery, coffee roasting operation, and coffeehouse under one roof, Rochester has something to wet your whistle from morning to noontime to evening. Browse the menu for craft beer, coffee, tea, and food.
Beers on tap and food from the kitchen. During the 2020 pandemic, Torn Label expanded from their cozy taproom into Torn Label Public House, a larger space equipped with a kitchen and indoor/outdoor seating. A fresh, hip and modern urban destination to savory craft beer.
Westside / Downtown West of Crossroads
Located west of the Crossroads, popular Mexican restaurants in the Westside, and around the block from Boulevard Brewing. Enter this modern taproom with a clean, sparse aesthetic that mirrors the cleanness and nuanced beers brewed here. No food. FAQs.
Head here for beer from Kansas City’s first hometown craft brewery launched in 1989. The Tours and Rec Center houses the Beer Hall (view current beers on tap and limited snack menu on this page). While at the Tours and Rec Center, check out the gift shop, tours, and recreation deck. Beer Hall FAQs.
Westport / Midtown
A nanobrewery launched by the Ebert brothers with small-batch beers on rotation inside Brick House, a Martini Corner restaurant and bar known for its brunch and happy hour menu, whiskey, and spacious patio.
Brookside / Waldo (South of Country Club Plaza)
Tucked in the Brookside neighborhood, this brewery and taproom draws fans of its craft beers from across the city. Produced in small batches, BKS weekly to-go and taproom beer releases tend to sell out faster than you can say “Sally sells saisons by the salty seashore.” Check the Facebook page also for current beers available.
What’s on tap? This Waldo brewery produces German-style biers with malt, hops, and yeast imported from Germany and crafted by a German brewer on site. Helles, yes! You’ll find several styles on tap in the Bierhalle. Relax indoors or outdoors in the Biergarten while noshing on small plates of pretzels, brats, and other foods (scroll down to kitchen offerings).
South Kansas City
The brewery and family-friendly taproom serves its popular pizza, sandwiches, salads, and other offerings. Of course, the food pairs well with MCBC’s lineup of craft beers. In the mood for seafood and pub eats? Head next door to Coast to Coast Pub, MCBC’s former original taproom revamped into a seafood eatery with craft beer on tap, wine, cocktails and more. The brewery also operates pizza parlors and taprooms in Lee’s Summit and Mission Farms.