Tap Tour of KC: Crossroads Edition


Season 3 of KC Tap Tour has commenced! It’s that time of year when the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and you have the perfect excuse to try all the great local brews this city has to offer.

Want to make it even more worth your while? Purchase your KC Tap Tour guidebook and you’ll be receiving deal and earning prizes at the same time. Here’s how it works:

Purchase your guidebook for $10 at Made in KC in the Crossroads (509 E. 18th Street) or online. This is your personal passport to 23 of the best breweries around the city. Collect a stamp at each stop and redeem your prizes! The season ends November 4, so you have all summer to complete your beer journey!

To help your plan and prepare you for your beer travels, follow along as I make my way through the guidebook, one neighborhood at a time. First stop, Crossroads.

Brewery Emperial | 1829 Oak Street


Take advantage of the warm weather at BE’s big backyard full of picnic tables, games, and fire pits. Not only do they have a variety of ales and lagers to choose for brews, they have a full menu of delicious food - so come hungry!

Beer Rec: Biscuit

Casual Animal | 1725 McGee Street


Casual Animal is a small-batch brewery with a never-boring range of beers. The laid-back, outdoors ascetic with a nod to all things Midwestern will make you want to hang out for hours.

Beer Rec: Hazy IPA

Double Shift | 412 E 18 Street


Double Shift brews up unique, approachable beers that you’ll love. The cozy brewery will make you feel right at home. Grab a beer, pick a board game, and chill on the couch.

Beer Rec: Tessellation IPA

Border Brewing Co | 406 E 18 Street


From handcrafted draft and bottle options, this spot has some of the tastiest brews you’ll find. Not to mention they have a beautiful patio in the heart of the Crossroads, perfect for soaking up sunshine and good vibes.

Beer Rec: Raspberry Chocolate Milk Stout

Torn Label | 406 E 18 Street


You’ve probably seen Torn Label’s colorful cans around town. Their beer is just as exciting as it looks, as these brewers are dedicated to using their 15-barrel brewhouse for creating adventurous brews and always rotating specialties. You’re sure to have fun trying something new here.

Beer Rec: Monk & Honey