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Tap List | Martin City Brewing On The Move Again

Opening Soon at Lenexa City Center

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Above image credit: Martin City Brewing Co. is opening a new location at Lenexa City Center. (Pete Dulin I Flatland)

If you’re a follower of Tap List, you may recall a few weeks ago when we reported on the new Station 7 concept in Lake Lotawana by Martin City Brewing Co.

It turns out the brewery is at it again.

Martin City recently announced yet another expansion effort. They will be opening a brand new location in the Lenexa City Center. This will be their second Kansas location, following Mission Farms in Leawood.

The new location will feature a large dining area, outdoor patio, plenty of parking and a space that can be rented out for private events. Just like at their other locations, this location will serve plenty of beer and delicious pizzas.

The location will be at 8802 Renner Road. They plan to be open every single day 11 a.m. – 11p.m. with the potential for expanded hours on Friday and Saturday.

Martin City Brewing’s future location in Lenexa, Kansas.
Martin City Brewing’s future location in Lenexa, Kansas. (Courtesy | Martin City Brewing Co.)

Beer Releases

Pathlight Brewing — 11200 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kansas — released a new beer in honor of baseball and soccer being back in full swing. sKCuad is a 4.5% ABV hoppy blonde ale that’s citrus forward and light. It’s an easy beer to tailgate with so be sure to grab a four-pack ahead of your favorite sporting event.

Servaes Brewing Co. — 10921 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, Kansas — has a new variation of their Champagne Breakfast. The beer is a 7% ABV sour ale fermented with Lactobacillus and uses a yeast nutrient to help give it a crisp, dry finish similar to that of champagne. This particular variation was fermented on top of peach puree to help give it lots of peach flavor.

Not Lost Brewing Co. — 229 S. Main St., Ottawa, Kansas —  put out a couple of new beers. Their Peach Cobbler Barleywine, Lost in the Fog, comes in at hefty 12.8% ABV and 16 IBUs. As you can imagine this pie-inspired beer has flavors of peach mixed with classic barleywine characteristics. Not Lost also has a new version of their Lost in the Fog IPA. This version is 6.5% ABV and uses Citra, Mosaic and Kanook hops with the Kanook coming from local hop farm, Kansas Hop Co.

Crane Brewing Co. — 6515 Railroad St., Raytown, Missouri — is releasing their latest collaboration with the Pink Boots Society. Dubbed Human Being Status, the beer is a dry hopped sour ale. Pineapple, coconut, and mangos were also added to the beer to give it a tropical twist. It comes in at 6.2% ABV and is available in six-packs and on draft at Crane’s tap room.

East Forty Brewing — 1201 W. Main St., Blue Springs, Missouri — has two new collaboration beers available. Their first is with the Pink Boots Society. The duo brewed a 7% ABV IPA dubbed Cinq Fleurs and hopped it with a special blend from Yakima Chief Hops. Also released is a collaboration with the Missouri Craft Brewers Guild. Missouri Loves Company is a 5.5% English brown ale with buckwheat honey. Proceeds from both beers will be donated to their respective organizations.

East Forty Brewing is releasing two new collaboration beers.
East Forty Brewing is releasing two new collaboration beers. (Jonathan Bender | Flatland)

Free State Brewing Co. — 636 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kansas — brewed a beer in honor of the Unbound Gravel cycling race. While the race doesn’t happen until June, Free State didn’t want to wait that long for this release. Gravel City is a German-style kolsch. At 5.4% ABV, it’s light and crisp and sure to refresh both spectators and riders.

Torn Label Brewing Co. — 1708 Campbell St., Kansas City, Missouri — released a special version of their Shepherd’s Check Dry Stout. Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shepherd’s Check is a cask version of this stout. Torn Label added cinnamon sticks, vanilla bean pod and graham cracker. The beer is reminiscent of your favorite breakfast cereal sans the milk.

Strange Days Brewing — 316 Oak St., Kansas City, Missouri — is releasing three different variations of a brand new imperial stout in honor of their anniversary. Premium Unleaded comes in at 14% ABV and each individual bottle has its own fun twist. They’ll be releasing a version with Madagascar vanilla beans, a version with fresh coconut, and a version with cacao nibs, ancho chilis and cinnamon. There’s only a limited number of each so swing in before they’re all gone.

Beer Events

Friday, April 1

3Halves Brewing Co. — 110 E. Kansas St., Liberty, Missouri — is kicking off their 2022 Patio Series. This series features live music out on their patio every Friday through the beginning of October. This week’s artist is local musician Tyler Lyons.

Saturday, April 2

Cinder Block Brewery — 110 E. 18th Ave., North Kansas City, Missouri — is throwing a party for the yearly release of their Cinderveza. This popular beer is a Mexican style lager with a hint of lime. Longboards will be at the brewery from 5-8 p.m. with a custom menu for all your food needs.

The Goat Brewing Co. — 817 N.E. Rice Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri — is hosting a Beer Yoga class. While the event takes place from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., the yoga class led by Megan from Megan’s Yoga Tribe will only be 45 minutes. The class will be accessible for all skill levels. After it’s done, you’ll be able to enjoy a flight of five beers from The Goat. Tickets cost $25 and include both the yoga class and beer flight.

Crane Brewing Co. — 6515 Railroad St., Raytown, Missouri — has an otherworldly party planned for their latest release. The event, titled Alien Bingo & The Chase, is a release for their new hazy IPA. Starting at 6 p.m. they’ll also have bingo hosted by Crane’s head brewer Bryan Stewart. Card packs will cost $5 with 100% of the sales being donated to The Land Institute.

Apex Aleworks — 4356 S. Noland Road, Independence, Missouri — is helping turn novice brewers into pros with their monthly Homebrew Class. Taught by Apex head brewer Ben Tatman, this hands-on class will walk through every aspect of the brewing process from cleaning and sanitizing to bottling. Class registration is limited to a max of eight participants to ensure maximum interaction.

Rotary Spring Fling Beer Fest — 1520 Clay St., North Kansas City, Missouri — is taking place and featuring over 80 beers. While the festival primarily highlights the many homebrewers and homebrew clubs in the KC area, there will be some pro brewers on hand. Expect to find beers from Pathlight Brewing, The Goat Brewing Co. and more.

Sunday, April 3

ExBEERiment — 925 E. Lincoln Lane, Gardner, Kansas — is hosting a themed bingo event. The theme for this week will be 50s & 60s music. Expect to hear songs from artists like Elvis Presley, The Supremes and more. The event is free and fun for all ages.

Alex Andujar is a former beer sales rep turned personal trainer. When he’s not training clients you can find him trying new beers at many of Kansas City’s great local breweries.

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