Parkville Microbrew Fest and KC on Tap happen Saturday, Deschutes’ Woody traveling bar comes to Barley’s Midland, Yard House opens and more beer events
Thursday, April 23
New Belgium La Folie tapping, at Flying Saucer (101 E. 13th St.), 7 p.m.
Release of Green Room Burgers and Beer’s Papa Louie’s, at the Harvesters benefit Forks & Corks, at the Kansas City Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom (301 W. 13th St.)
Great Divide and Two Brothers tappings with visits from their brewers, at Bier Station (120 E. Gregory), 6:30–11 p.m.
Redstone Meadery night, with Black Raspberry Nectar and Nectar of the Hops, at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Dr., Shawnee), 4:30 p.m.
Torn Label tap takeover, at the Peanut (12663 Metcalf, Overland Park), 6 p.m.
Most Intense Happy Hour, with Boulevard and Central States, a one-hour workout followed by happy hour, on the rooftop park of Onelife Fitness (1261 Main), free for members, $15 for nonmembers, 6–8 p.m.
Humane Society Maibock tapping party, at Gordon Biersch (11652 Ash, Leawood), 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Tappings of Torn Label Leap of Faith IPA, O’Fallon King Louie Toffee Stout and Evil Twin Hop Flood amber ale, at Waldo Pizza (7433 Broadway)
Friday, April 24
Cathedral Square tapping, with Ave Maria barrel-aged quad with cherries, Gabriel Belgian IPA and a visit by brewmaster Brian Neville, at Bier Station (120 E. Gregory Blvd.), 5–7 p.m.
Boulevard the Calling tasting, at Mike’s Wine and Spirits (8447 Wornall), 4–7 p.m.
Tallgrass tasting, at Gomer’s (9902 Holmes), 4–6 p.m.
Whole Foods’ Lone Elm Taproom (14615 W. 119th St., Olathe), opens at 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 25
Parkville Microbrew Fest, at English Landing Park (Parkville), 1–5 p.m.
A visit from the Deschutes traveling barrel Woody, with Chainbreaker White IPA, Fresh Squeezed IPA, IRA, Pinedrops, and Zarabanda, at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Dr., Shawnee), noon. Inside, tappings of Black Butte Porter, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Obsidian Stout, the Abyss, Mirror Mirror and Not the Stoic. Plus, the drinking game Deschutes and Ladders.
KC on Tap Craft Beer Festival, at Richard L. Berkley Riverfront Park (E. Front St. and Riverfront Rd.), $45 ($55 at the door), 2:30–6 p.m.
Yard House opens to the public, at 1300 Main, 5 p.m.
Monday, April 27
Mother’s brewing beer school with brewery founder Jeff Schrag at Burg & Barrel (7042 W. 76th St., Overland Park), 7 p.m.
Tappings of La Trappe’s Puur, quad and bock, and a branded Trappist glass, in honor of King’s Day in the Netherlands, at Bier Station (120 E. Gregory), 5–11 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28
Mug club appreciation night, featuring a Tallgrass tap takeover, at BD’s Mongolian Grill and Taproom (19750 E. Valley View Pkwy., Independence), 5 p.m.
Founders tap takeover, featuring KBS, at Rock & Run Brewery (110 E. Kansas St., Liberty)
Wednesday, April 29
Dunkelbock tapping at KC Bier Co. (310 W. 79 St.), 4 p.m. The triple version of KC Bier’s Dunkel with an ABV of 9.2 percent. Only one keg of the beer is available.
Ommegang beer dinner, featuring Rare Vos, Abbey Ale, Game of Thrones Three Eyed Raven, and Three Philosophers, at Conrad’s (210 North State Route 291, Liberty), 7 p.m., $50
Oskar Blues beer dinner, with Pinner, Dale’s Pale Ale, Mama’s Little Yella Pils, G’Knight Imperial Red Ale, and Bolivia Newton John Coffee Stout, at Rock & Brews (5701 W. 135th St., Overland Park), $40, 7 p.m.
The Dudes can glass night, at Flying Saucer (101 E. 13th St.), 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Brewer’s dinner, at Gordon Biersch (100 E. 14th St.), 6:30–9:30 p.m.