Founders KBS taps at Barley’s on 119th, Waldo Pizza gets Dark Penance, Rock & Run goes Rot & Ruin and more beer events


Rock & Run Brewery is bringing together more than 30 Missouri and Kansas breweries and distilleries for Saturday’s Rot & Ruin Fall Ale & Spirits Festival. It’s the biggest beer event of the week. 

Also, over the next seven days, a couple of special Founders beers will be tapped at Waldo Pizza and Barley’s Brewaus. Keep reading to find out when and where.

Thursday, 
October 23
Boulder Brewing night hosted by brewer Eric Minning and featuring Slope Style, fRYEd, Honey Saison and more, at Barley’s Brewhaus (11924 West 119th Street, Overland Park), 5 p.m.

Evil Twin Ron and the Beast Ryan tapping, at Flying Saucer (101 East 13th Street), 7 p.m.

Founders Dark Penance Imperial Black IPA tapping in the Waldo Pizza taproom (7433 Broadway), 5 p.m.

Friday, 
October 24
Old World Night at all three Barley’s Brewhaus locations (De Garre in Overland Park, Kwak in Leawood, and St. Bernardus Extra 4 in Shawnee), 5 p.m.

Saturday, 
October 25
Rot & Ruin Fall Ale and Spirits Festival, featuring more than 30 local and regional breweries, brewpubs and distilleries, in the parking lot east of City Hall, East Kansas and South Missouri streets in downtown Liberty; game 4 of the World Series will be shown on a 16-foot outdoor screen; 3–10 p.m., $40–$55.

Big Rip Halloween Party, featuring an open bar, dinner, movies, a DJ, dancing, games and a costume contest, at Big Rip Brewery (216 East Ninth Avenue, North Kansas City), 7 p.m.–1 a.m., $60 for the public (15 percent off for mug club members).

Monday, 
October 27
Founders KBS release featuring Harvest Ale, Devil Dancer and Kentucky Breakfast Stout, at Barley’s Brewhaus (11924 West 119th Street, Overland Park), 5 p.m.

Tuesday, 
October 28
Avery Pumpkin Night, featuring Rumpkin, Pumpkyn and Gored, at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee), 5 p.m.

Wednesday,
October 29
Empyrean happy hour, featuring a tapping of a cask of Watch Man IPA infused with mango and honey and dry-hopped, at all three Barley’s Brewhaus locations, 5 p.m.

Cookie bake-off with beer pairings, at Bier Station (120 East Gregory Boulevard), 5–11 p.m.

Brewery Night (buy the beer, get the glass), featuring a Halloween glass, at Flying Saucer (101 East 13th Street), 7 p.m.

Out now: Big Rip’s THIC Amber Ale, which stands for “This House Is Clean” from the Poltergeist films, and Blueberry Pomegranate Gluten Free.

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