Beer Paws News and Posts — KCMO

Partner Spotlight: Casual Animal Brewing Company

Posted by Brian Frederick on

A work of love by Kyle and Lara Gray, Casual Animal Brewing Company is only focused on one thing right now: good beer. And that’s something they more than deliver. Kyle learned brewing at local legend craft brewery Free State in Lawrence, but the beers here are all his own. The couple also lived in Fort Collins, so they put a big emphasis on that laid-back Colorado vibe.

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Partner Spotlight: Stockyards Brewing Company

Posted by Brian Frederick on

Brewing on tradition Kansas City is known for a few things, namely beer, beef and barbecue. It comes from a history as a destination for cattle, where ranchers would end their journey down in the West Bottoms, hungry and thirsty and looking for sustenance. Today there’s a local brewery carrying on this tradition, Stockyards Brewing Company. Located in what was once the famous Golden Ox at 1600 Gennessse, the relative newcomer to the Kansas City craft scene retains the charm of its former occupant, while serving a fantastic range of brews to suit any taste. Start off with a flight...

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Partner Spotlight: Crane Brewing

Posted by Crystal Wiebe on

The emergence of the sour. The microbrewery trend has changed how Americans drink beer. The lagers and pilsners that dominated the drinking landscape for so many years have given way to more complex brews, and IPAs are the new king. But there’s another style of beer that’s seen a huge boom in popularity – the sour.  And in Kansas City, there’s one brewery that’s become synonymous with this style – Crane Brewing in Raytown. Specializing in sour beers and European-style saisons, they brew inventive, vibrant beers sure to tickle the palate of the most discerning beer drinkers.  Located in an...

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Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal. The Beer Paws Holiday Gift Guide.

Posted by Crystal Wiebe on

Beer, dogs and the perfect item for everyone on your list.  Thanks to the Beer Paws Holiday Gift Guide, holiday gift giving just got a little easier. Whether it’s wishing your basset hound a howl-y, jowl-y Christmas, or extending season’s greetings to your favorite beer lover, you’re sure to find the perfect item here.  Stocking stuffers for your four-legged friends Edible Treats Oh yeah, holiday food. Ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and cookies. Oh my god, the cookies. While you’re pigging out, don’t forget your faithful four-legged companion. These all-natural dog treats are made from recycled barely grain from craft breweries,...

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Brewery Spotlight: Torn Label Brewing Company

Posted by Crystal Wiebe on

The Art of Brewing If you’re a beer drinker in Kansas City, you know about Torn Label Brewing Company. They might not be as big as that famous brewery just down the way, but the beer they make is every bit as fantastic. And that’s really saying something.  Torn Label was founded in 2014 by a group of beer-loving friends with the goal of creating the type of challenging and adventurous beer they liked to drink. Drawing on the best European traditions, they embraced the American craft brew movement and came up with some of the best beer you’ll find...

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