Published June 1st, 2021 at 2:33 PM
I’ve never been much of a speed demon. But in the distant past I have been known to “burn rubber,” to “smoke out” my tires, and even engage in the occasional “donut.”
This all came to a screeching halt, of course, when I crashed my mom’s Scion XB into a Hummer. The Hummer was fine. Sadly, mom’s car was not.
If you love fast cars, you need to head over to Pathlight Brewing — 11200 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kansas — this Sunday at 7 p.m. for their Formula 1 Watch Party. Watch drivers race through the beautiful city of Baku in Azerbaijan. There’s nothing quite like enjoying quality beer with like-minded Formula 1 enthusiasts.
Alma Mader Brewing — 2635 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri — dropped two beers this past week, which are now available online for curbside pickup. Where the Pines Grow is a West Coast style IPA boasting of grapefruit, pine and sweet orange, clocking in at 8% ABV. Dripping in Green is a New England-style IPA (8% ABV) with notes of strawberry-kiwi, pineapple and tangerine.
Wind Shift Brewing — 3421B N.W. Jefferson St., Blue Springs, Missouri — released a special beer recently to commemorate their two-year anniversary. Cucumber Key Lime Chaeson is a fruited sour clocking in at 6% ABV. This thirst quenching brew is the beer we need for the summer heat.
Strange Days Brewing — 316 Oak St., Kansas City, Missouri — just dropped Berry Smooth, a dessert sour clocking in at 4.5% ABV. This brew highlights raspberry, blackberry, and cherry flavors. It’s topped off with lactose and vanilla.
Pathlight Brewing — 11200 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kansas — released River Rhine, a Kölsch clocking in at a highly crushable 4.9% ABV. This delicious, German-style brew was made with authentic German malts and hops.
Callsign Brewing — 1447 Gentry St., North Kansas City, Missouri — released two beers last week. Piña Colada Smash (7.4% ABV, 24 IBU) and 3 Volleys Belgian Tripel (8.5% ABV, 21 IBU) are available now.
Wind Shift Brewing — 3421B N.W. Jefferson St., Blue Springs, Missouri — is celebrating its two-year anniversary starting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Wind Shift is laying it all out there, with 10 beer releases, live music, commemorative glassware, koozies, food trucks and more.
Lost Evenings Brewing Co. — 8625 Hauser Court, Lenexa, Kansas — is hosting the live sounds of Ryan Triggs this Friday at 6 p.m. Triggs specializes in folk, blues, bluegrass and Americana music. Get there early and snag a seat.
East Forty Brewing — 1201 W. Main St., Blue Springs, Missouri — also is hosting live music this Saturday at 7 p.m. The Forgotten Phoenix will be delivering crowd favorites all night long. They play everything from Pink, to Oasis, to Natalie Imbruglia.