75th Street Brewery releases XXX-Mas Spiced Belgian Dubbel, Happy Gillis hosts a River North beer dinner, and more beer events
Thursday, December 18
Boulevard Smokestack Series celebration, featuring Imperial Stout, Collaboration No. 4, Harvest Dance and Silver Anniversary Ale, at Local Tap (7300 West 119th Street, Overland Park), 6:30 p.m.
Cinder Block ugly sweater party (110 East 18th Avenue, North Kansas City), 5 p.m.
North Kansas City Beverage Co. happy hour, at Side Pockets (600 Northwest Englewood Road), 4–7 p.m.
Odell tap takeover, featuring Friek, Mountain Standard, 180 Shilling, Gramps Oatmeal Stout and 5 Barrel Pale Nitro, at the Other Place (16590 West 135th Street, Olathe), 5–9 p.m.
River North Brewery beer dinner, at Happy Gillis Café & Hangout (549 Gillis), $60, 6:30 p.m.
Samuel Adams Merry Maker, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter Nitro and Founders Double Trouble tap, at Waldo Pizza’s taproom (7433 Broadway)
Tallgrass tasting, at Lukas Liquor (7541 West 119th Street, Overland Park), 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Lagunitas “Mumbles,” featuring Bad Santa, at Screenland Armour (408 Armour Road, North Kansas City), $10, 10 p.m.
Odell tap takeover, featuring Barrel Thief Oak-Aged Myrcenary and 180 Shilling, at the Other Place (7324 West 80th Street, Overland Park)
River North Brewery tasting with owners Matt and Jessica Hess, at Lukas Liquors (7541 West 119th Street, Overland Park)
75th Street Brewery releases XXX-Mas Spiced Belgian Dubbel (520 West 75th Street)
Tallgrass tasting, at Gomer’s Midtown (3838 Broadway), 4–6:30 p.m.
Founders Backwoods Bastard tapping, at Bier Station (120 East Gregory Boulevard), noon
Tallgrass tasting, at Lukas Liquor (13657 Washington), 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Ciderboys tasting, at Price Chopper (520 South Commercial, Harrisonville), 4–7 p.m.
Free State tasting, at Rimann Liquors (3917 Prairie Lane, Prairie Village), 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Ursa Major Russian Imperial Stout release party, at McCoy’s (4057 Pennsylvania), 4 p.m.
Free State Festivus Ale tappings at all Barley’s Brewhaus locations, BRGR and Burg & Barrel.
Wednesday, December 24
Big Rip taps Oatmeal Raisin Cookie and fills growlers (216 East Ninth Avenue, North Kansas City), 9 a.m.-noon
Out now: Boulevard Crown Town Ale