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Don't miss out on these 10 new KC breweries coming in 2018

We are truly in the middle of the beer renaissance in Kansas City. For many years, it was a pretty epic event when a new brewery opened in KC because it was such a rare occurrence. It's still a pretty monumental event, but nowhere near as rare as it used to be. In 2017, there were SEVEN brewery openings. And just when you think that might be an anomaly, you can look forward to 2018, where TEN breweries are planned to open, two of which are already open.

We now have 31 breweries in the KC Metro + Lawrence, and if all goes to plan, we will have almost 40 by the end of 2018. (But isn't the bubble about to burst?? No--remember that Denver has 95 breweries in their Metro + Boulder. We've got a long way to go before our market is "saturated," whatever that means.)

Between 1995 and 2013, Kansas City hovered between 8 and 10 breweries operating at any given time. Lots of breweries opened with dreams of riches, poor business models, and even worse beer--and lots of those …

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