Crane Brewing launches in Missouri, Goose Island tap takeover, Samuel Adams KMF tapping and more beer events

Thursday, January 14
Jolly Pumpkin Pinchadiscos tapping, at Flying Saucer (101 E. 13th St.), 6 p.m.

Urban Chesnut Winter Warmer Night, with Smoked Bock Hollermoffel, Erlkonig Pale Wheat Doppelbock, Harwood Myth English Porter, and Kinsale Export Stout, at Bier Station (120 E. Gregory Blvd.), 5-11 p.m.

Free beer with a new or gently used board game or book donation, at Double Shift Brewing Co. (412 E. 18th St.)

Friday, January 15
Freeze out benefit for KC Pet Project, with Breckenridge Christmas Ale, Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter, Blue Moon Gingerbread, Charleville Whiskey Scented Santa, Anchor Christmas Ale, at Harpo’s (4109 Pennsylvania), 7-10 p.m.

Saturday, January 16
Chili gate, with playoff football, three styles of chili paired with three beers — New Holland Dragon’s Milk with Toasted Chiles, Urban Chestnut Hollermoffel and Santa Fe Java Stout, at Flying Saucer (101 E. 13th St.), 3 p.m

Winemaking Is Easy, at Grain to Glass (1611 Swift Ave., North Kansas City), $15. 4-6 p.m.

Sunday, January 17
Belgians tasting class, at Grain to Glass (1611 Swift Ave., North Kansas City)

Monday, January 18
Crane Brewing Co. launch party, with Saison, Farmhouse IPA, Orange Gose and Apricot Weiss, at Bier Station (120 E. Gregory Blvd.), 4 p.m.

Tuesday, January 19
Crane Brewing release party, with Saison, Farmhouse IPA, Orange Gose and Apricot Weiss, at the Belfry (1532 Grand), 7 p.m.

Crane Brewing tasting, at Lukas Wine & Spirits (13657 Washington St.), 4-6 p.m.

Goose Island tap takeover, with Bourbon County Brand Stout, at Charlie Hooper’s (12 W. 63rd St.), 6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 20
Crane Brewing release party, at Waldo Pizza (7433 Broadway), 6 p.m.

Samuel Adams KMF, at Rock & Run & Brewery (110 E. Kansas St., Liberty)

Sierra Nevada pub pint night, at Flying Saucer (101 E. 13th St.), 7 p.m.

Summit tasting, at Hyvee (625 W. U.S. Hwy. 40, Blue Springs), 4-7 p.m.

Second Shift tap takeover, at Bier Station (120 E. Gregory Blvd.), 5 p.m. Update: This event takes place January 21.

Out now: Free State Frost Flower Winter Pils in 12- and six-packs and on draft.

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