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River Bottoms Brewery the next brewery day trip

You know how much I love a good day trip whether it’s to Excelsior Springs and Hamilton, or just hanging out in the Stockyards and KCK. Now I have another Missouri destination for a day trip. This time it’s an hour and change East of KC to the small town of Carrollton, Missouri to vist River Bottoms Brewery. River Bottoms is easy to find and conveniently located on the Northside of the town square. I stumbled upon this brewery on the drive home from a weekend ̶b̶e̶e̶r̶ ̶d̶r̶i̶n̶k̶i̶n̶g̶ fishing trip, and despite not bathing for 48 hours, wreaking of body odor, campfire soot, and fish, I was welcomed with open arms and had a great 45 minute conversation with the owner and brewmaster Joe.

River Bottoms has a 5 Bbl brewing system with 9 year-round beers on tap, 2 seasonals, and a Kombucha tap handle. They do growler fills, but unfortunately lack a crowler station. On my visit I had a half pour of their Octoberfest Ale (Aletoberfest), Pumpkin Ale, then tasters of their Rye IPA, Tri…

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