Beer Paws News and Posts — craft beer

Brewery Spotlight: Rock & Run Brewery and Pub

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  Good beer finds a way. Imagine you have one of the best small craft breweries north of the river in Kansas City. Imagine your beers are so beloved by the local community, that you’re about to expand into the space next to you. And then imagine said space, with which you share a wall, unexpectedly collapses. For Rock & Run Brewery and Pub, this nightmare became a reality. But good beer always finds a way. Recognizing the Northland would be lost without their amazing beer, owners Gene DeClue (the Rock) and Dan Hatcher (the Run), stoically moved to the...

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Brewery Spotlight: Green Room Burgers and Beer

Posted by Crystal Wiebe on

  Some of the best burgers and beer in Kansas City When you think about burgers in Kansas City, you probably think Westport. The midtown district is renowned for its food, drink and nightlife. But if you’re not in the know, you’re probably missing out on the best burger in town. No, not that famous place with the swap meet. I’m talking about Green Room Burgers and Beer. What? Are you serious? You’re probably thinking. Well put down your pitchforks and torches. If you’ve been to Green Room, you know what I’m saying is true. If you haven’t, you’re missing out....

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Brewery Spotlight: Nebraska Brewing Company

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Great beer doesn’t happen by accident. Or does it? Most of the brewery partners Beer Paws works with pride themselves on their recipes, usually taking years of tweaking, adjusting and experimentation to find just the right mix. But sometimes, greatness happens by chance. That’s what happened with Nebraska Brewing Company’s flagship brew Cardinal Pale Ale. Way back in 2005, then homebrewer Paul Kavulak was trying to brew a pale ale with a nose of bright Cascade Hops. Repeated experiments weren’t yielding the results he wanted, and after a particularly stressful day, he dumped an entire bag of Cascade leaf hops...

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Brewery Spotlight: Martin City Brewing Company

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  Great beer + great food = a Kansas City favorite Some sunny afternoon or balmy evening, head south on Holmes from 435 in Kansas City until you 135th Street. Turn left and you’ll find yourself in a quaint little gathering of buildings dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. You’re in Martin City. Now look for a red brick building on the north side of the street. Pull into the first parking spot you can find and head inside for some of the best beer in the Kansas City area at Martin City Brewing Company. The...

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Brewery Spotlight: Blue Blood Brewing Company

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  Cop-brewed beer in a robber’s hideout. A century and a half ago, Jesse James used a cave in Eastern Nebraska as one of his hideouts. Fast forward to the present. The cave, called appropriately enough as Robber’s Cave, is now the home of a brewing company with roots in law enforcement. Old Jesse must be rolling in his grave. If he wasn’t, he’d pop right on up and head over to Blue Blood Brewing Company for a pint of their fantastic beer. Founded in December 2011 by a couple of guys with a love for craft beer, including former...

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