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Parkville Microbrew Festival 2011
Parkville Microbrew Festival 2011
Parkville Microfest

The 8th annual Parkville Microfest will take place tomorrow, Saturday April 30th from 1pm-5pm. "Parkville," as the festival has come to be called, is considered by many to be Kansas City's best beer festival. This year over 30 breweries from throughout the Midwest will be in attendance, and in most cases the beers being served will be poured by the people who brew it.

"That's what makes Parkville so special," explains Heath Cooper, a regular attendee of the festival. "not to mention, a lot of the beers being poured there can't be found in stores."

Many times, brewers make special batches just for Parkville Microfest. Jeremy Danner, a brewer at Boulevard Brewing Co., mentioned a few special beers they will be pouring this year that included Dubbel, Tripel w/ Brett, Love Child #2, Hoppy Wheat, and Double Wide IPA served from a firkin. For some, Boulevard's offerings alone would be worth the $20 entry.

The festival is held at English Landing Park which sits on the banks of the Missouri river. The scenery, mixed with live music, great food, and of course tasty beer makes for a wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon. See you at the festival.

From the festival facebook page:

Parkville's 8th Annual
Microbrew Fest 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
English Landing Park
$20 per person at the gate. *Onsite admissions cash only.
Rain or Shine
Register for 8th Annual Parkville Microbrew Fest 2011 in Parkville, MO on Eventbrite

The best of brews from throughout the Midwest! Plus, live music and great food on the banks of the Missouri River.
Breweries Attending so Far!

23rd Street Brewery
75th Street Brewery
Augusta Brewery
Amerisports Brew Pub
Blind Tiger Brewery
Boulevard Brewing Company
Broadway Brewery
Buffalo Brewing Co
Empyrean Brewing Company
Flying Monkey Beer
Free State Brewing Company
Gella's Diner and Liquid Bread Brewing
Gordon Biersch Brewing Company
Granite City
High Noon Saloon and Brewery
Highlands Brewing
Little Apple Brewing
Lucky Bucket Brewing
McCoy’s Public House and Brew Kitchen
Misty’s Steakhouse and Brewery
Morgan Street Brewery
Nebraska Brewing Company
New Belgium
Raccoon River Brewery
River City Brewing Company
Rock Bottom Brewery
SchillingBridge Winery & Microbrewery
Schlafly
Spilker Ales
Stone Brewing Company
Tallgrass Brewery
Upstream Brewing Company
Weston Brewing Co.

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