Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Weekly Bar Buzz

Wednesday 4/18
The Flying Saucer - 7pm - Buy the Beer, Collect the Glass: Reefer Madness Glass featuring Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA

Saturday 4/21
Downtown Parkville - 1 to 5pm - 9th Annual Parkville Microbrew Fest: Kick off the summer with live music, handcrafted Ales, and great food in historic downtown Parkville, Missouri.  Click here to learn more.

Wednesday 4/25
The Flying Saucer - 7pm - Buy the Beer, Collect the Glass: Goose Island Taster Glass

Saturday 5/19
The Well - 2 to 6pm - Hopfest 2012: Join the Well and Lew's in our tented beer garden (1 block East of The Well) as we celebrate Craft Beers from all over the world. We'll be featuring 20+ Craft Breweries and 250+ Craft Beers with the brewery and distributor reps on site to answer questions and entertain with stories about the beer. New features this year include food trucks and Kansas City's Home Brew of the Year award!  Click here to learn more.


  1. So I hear that Lew's is sponsoring a homebrew competition in conjunction with Hopfest, but I can't find any information about it online. Can anyone out there post the details for entering?

  2. JK, check out http://www.waldowell.com
    Important Dates:
    May 11 - Registration Deadline
    May 18 - 5 p.m. at Lew's - Sample Entry Deadline (3, 12 oz. bottles required)
    May 19 - Winners Announced During Hopfest Craft Beer Festival
    Styles to Be Judged:
    6D. American Wheat or Rye Beer
    13E. American Stout
    10B. American Amber Ale
    14B. American IPA
    All descriptions can be found at www.bjcp.org. (click here)
    The judges' scoresheet can be found at www.bjcp.org. (click here)
    Style Champion (Best beer for each style category)
    Grand Champion (Best beer in competition)