5th Annual HopFest Lands in Waldo

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One of Kansas City’s largest beer festivals returns to the Waldo neighborhood this coming weekend.  The 5th annual Hopfest Craft Beer Festival will feature more than 250 different beers from 50 of the countries best craft breweries.  Located in the Waldo Outdoor Pavilion (just east of The Well Bar & Grill on 74th Ter) the latest edition of this beer festival will include numerous rare and limited release beers along with some of your favorite craft beers.

If you attend the festival you’ll receive a complimentary tasting glass, along with unlimited samples of the beers listed below.  Additionally there will be special beers released throughout the day and announced in real-time that aren’t listed. Along with the beers featured, there will be local food trucks in the pavilion, live entertainment, and a homebrew contest. VIP entrance starts at 1 pm followed by general admission tickets at 2.  Details on tickets and how to purchase them are below.

Every year this festival proves to be one of the best attended beer festivals in the city and the 2015 edition promises to deliver more than ever.  We will be there Live Tweeting, posting pictures, and enjoying the day.  Come join us and we’ll “buy” you a sample!Hopfest 2015 CowTown Chow

Featured Breweries and Beers

4 Hands Brewing Company:

4 Hands Reprise Centennial Red

4 Hands Divided Sky Rye IPA

4 Hands Oatmeal Brown Ale

4 Hands Single Speed Ale

4 Hands Alter Ego

4 Hands Opus Saison

4 Hands Contact High

4 Hands Chocolate Milk Stout


75th Street Brewery:


Double IPA

Raspberry Wheat

Red Eye Rye


Anchor Brewing Company:

Anchor Steam

Anchor California Lager

Anchor IPA

Anchor Sour Mash IPA


Arcadia Brewing Company:

Arcadia Cerial Killer

Arcadia Loch Down

Arcadia IPA

Arcadia Sky High Rye

Arcadia Whitsun


Avery Brewing Company:

Avery #21

Avery Hog Heaven

Avery 5 Monks

Avery Samaels

Avery Mephistopholes

*Avery Uncle Jacob’s Stout

*Avery Pump(KY)n


Big Sky Brewing Company:

Moose Drool

Bobo’s Nitro Porter

*Ivan The Terrible 2012

*Ivan The Terrible 2013

*Ivan The Terrible 2014

Scape Goat


Boston Beer Company:


Rebel IPA

Rebel Rider

Rebel Rouser

*KMF Grand Cru

*Pigs in a Blanket

Summer Ale


Breckenridge Brewery:


Agave Wheat


Extra ESB

Vanilla Porter

*Barrel Aged 471

Breck IPA

Summer Bright


Charleville Brewing:

Half Wit Wheat

Hoptimistic IPA

Tornado Alley

Box of Chocolates

Ale Mucho Hoppo


Deschutes Brewery:


Not the Stoic

*The Abyss


Duvel Moortgat Brewery:

Brewery Ommegang Liefmans Fruitese

Brewery Ommegang Duvel Single

Brewery Ommegang McChouffe

Brewery Ommegang La Chouffe

Brewery Ommegang GOT Valor Morhgulis

Brewery Ommegang GOT Three Eyed Raven

Brewery Ommegang Rare VOS

Brewery Ommegang Triple Perfection

Boulevard Brewing The Calling

Boulevard Brewing Tank 7

Boulevard Brewing Ginger Lemon Radler

Boulevard Brewing Heavy Lifting IPA

*Boulevard Brewing Love Child #5

Boulevard Brewing Saison Bret

Boulevard Brewing Hibiscus Gose

Boulevard Brewing Bourbon Barrel Quad


Firestone Walker Brewing Company:

Firestone Walker Double Jack

Firestone Walker Easy Jack

Firestone Walker Union Jack

Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin

Firestone Walker Pivo Pils

*Firestone Walker Sucaba

Firestone Walker Wookey Jack

Firestone Walker Pale 31


Founders Brewing Company:

*Candian Breakfast Stout

*Kentucky Breakfast Stout

All Day IPA

*Blushing Monk



Dirty Bastard

Centennial IPA

Pale Ale


Free State Brewing Company:

Free State Dirty Kanza

Free State Ad Astra Ale

Free State Copperhead Ale

Free State Stormchaser

Free State Cloudhopper


Goose Island Brewery:

*Bourbon County Stout

The Ogden


Summer Ale


Great Divide Brewing Company:

Great Divide Barrel Aged Old Ruffian

Great Divide Hercules Double IPA

Great Divide Titan IPA

Great Divide Hoss Rye Lager

Great Divide Collette


KC Bier Company:






Lagunitas Brewing Company:


Daytime IPA

Hop Stoopid



Cappuccino Stout

*Scare City 1



Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company:

Southern Pecan

Black Creek

Me and the Dev-Ale

Southern Hopspitality

Jefferson Stout

Timber Beast


Left Hand Brewing Company:

Left Hand Nirto Milk Stout

Left Hand Great Ju Ju

Left Hand Sawtooth

Left Hand 400lb Monkey

Left Hand Polestar


Martin City Brewing Company:



Mr. Vacation


McCoy’s Public House:

Berliner Weisse

Rye Pale Ale

Ginger Shandy


Mother’s Brewing Company:


Three Blind Mice

Lil Helper

Tow Head

Chocolate Thunder

Skip Day



New Belgium Brewing Company:

*La Folie

Cocoa Mole

Oatmeal IPA

Pear Ginger Beer


New Holland Brewing Company:

New Holland Dragon’s Milk

New Holland Full Circle

New Holland Mad Hatter

New Holland Paleooza

New Holland White Hatter


North Coast Brewing Company:

North Coast Old Rasputin Barrel Aged

North Coast Bro. Thelonius

North Coast Puck

North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve

North Coast Scrimshaw.


Odell Brewing Company:

Tree Shaker IPA

90 Schilling

Loose Leaf

St. Lupulin


Oskar Blues Brewery:

Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale

Oskar Blues Gubna

Oskar Blues Ten  Fidy

Oskar Blues Deviant Dales

Oskar Blues Mama’s Lif Yella Pils


Public House Brewing Company:

Public House  Elusive IPA

Public House Revalation Stout

Public House Rod’s Cream Ale

Public House Hide and Seek Hefe


River North Brewery:

River North White

River North IPA

River North Farmhouse

  1. Marie

*Whiskey J. Marie

*Big City Quad

*Barrel Aged Avarice


Rouge Ales:

Rogue Double Choc Stout

Rogue Dead Guy Ale

Rogue 7 Hop

Rogue Fresh Roast

Roigue Vodoo Rasp. Pretzel

Rogue Beard Beer


Santa Fe Brewing Company:

Happy Camper

Imperial Java Stout

Freestyle Pils

Black IPA

*Aged Sour Porter

*Los Innovadores Kriek

*Los Innovadores Single Barrel Sour Ale

Chicken Killer


Schlafly Bottleworks:

Schlafly Spec. Rel. Belg. Gold Ale

Schlafly Biere De Garde

Schlalfy Spec, Rel. American IPA

Schlafly Summer Lager

Schlafly Raspberry Hefeweizen

Schlalfy Kolsch


Shock Top Brewing Company:

Spiced Banana Wheat

Lemon Shandy


SKA Brewing Company:

SKA Modus Hoperondi

SKA Rudie Session IPA

SKA True Blonde

SKA Nefarious

SKA Buster Nut Brown

SKA Hibernal Vinifera Stout



Grapefruit Radler

Stiegl PILS

Stiegl Goldbrau

*Stiegl Sonnen Konig


Stone Brewing Company:

Arrogant Bastard Ale

Stone Delicious IPA

Stone Master of Disguise

Steone Lucky Bastard

Stone Reason Be Damned

Stone Go To IPA

Stone Imperial Russian Stout w/Chai


Tallgrass Brewery:


Pub Ale

Buffalo Sweat

8 bit

16 bit


Tenth and Blake Beer Company:

Crispin Original

Crispin Pear

Crispin Blackberry Pear

Crispin Honey Crisp

Crispin Venus Reigns

Big Eddy Imperial Stout

Blue Moon White IPA


The Civil Life Brewing Company:

Civil Life American Brown

Civil Life Big Wee Bit Heavy

Civil Life Rye Pale Ale


Torn Label Brewing Company:

Torn Label House Brew

Torn Label Alpha Pale

Torn Label Café Dubbel

Torn Label Monk and Honey


Traveler Beer Company:

Curious Traveler

Illusive Traveler


Two Brothers Brewing Company:

Two Brothers Wobble

Two Brothers Revelry

Two Brothers Domain Dupage

Two Brothers Outlaw

Two Brothers Northwind


Uinta Brewing:

Uinta Ba Ba black Lager

Uinta Cockeyed Cooper BA Barleywine

Uinta Duhbe Black IPA

Uinta Nosh IPA

Uinta Sealegs Baltic Porter


Urban Chestnut Brewing Company:

Urban Chestnut Zwickel

Urban Chestnut Schnicklefritz

Urban Chestnut Apotheosis

Urban Chestnut Ku Damm

Urban Chestnut Winged Nut


Homebrew Clubs:

Johnson Country Brewing Society

KC Nanobrew

Missouri Mashers

*Identifies rare tapings. DISCLAIMER: All beers, including rare tapings, are available until quantities are gone beginning at 1 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 2 p.m. for general admission ticket holders. 



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