Hops! Hops! Hops! Jeremy’s Top 3 Picks

Hello!   The past couple of weeks have seen the hop gods smile upon KC.   My top 3 picks this week all come from the land of hops.   All three are flavor-packed for summer.  And as a wise man once said, “The best time to drink an IPA is yesterday.”   So get to it! First comes from right in our own …

Hoppy Father’s Day – Jeremy’s Top Picks for Dad

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and that calls for a beer or ten, right?! Whoever you are celebrating this year, there’s sure to be a few winners on this list: 1. KC Bier Co. – Helles Helles is a well made local lager. Light and easy to drink, this a no brainer for backyards and barbeques. 2. Boulevard …

Jeremy’s Top 3 Fruit-tastic Picks

Hello beer friends! June is here, can you believe it? I hope you’re digging into summer nicely. In the ongoing journey to help you find your new favorite beer, I’ve got 3 tasty selections that all use fruit in some capacity. One is a limited release, one a year-round, and one a seasonal. Let’s get right to it… Firestone Walker …

Jeremy’s Top 3 Picks for the Week

It’s finally starting to feel like summer in KC.  While it would be my opinion that there isn’t a bad time of year to crack a beer – it just feels so right this time of year!   There have been loads of new beers coming in these past couple weeks, and here’s my top 3 picks this week to get …

Memorial Day Weekend Drinks

Andy showed off his cocktail making skills on Kansas City Live earlier this week! Check out his recipes for Memorial Day cocktails below and watch the full drink demo here. Bourbon Peach Tea 2 ounces bourbon 2 ounces peach preserves 1 ounce fresh lemon juice Dash of Aperol Sweet tea, to top Sprig of thyme, to garnish Lemon round, to …

Craft Beer Week Deliveries

By Jeremy Morton, Mike’s Wine & Spirits Beer Manager Yesterday was another great delivery day. Our friends at Shelton Brothers brought a whole mountain of beer. So… here we go! We received our first delivery of 750ml format Crooked Stave beers with this round. Previously only available in 375ml, this is an exciting prospect for two reasons. The first being …

Jeremy’s Beer Update May 2017

By Jeremy, Mike’s Beer Manager Hello fellow beer fiends! It’s been another great week of deliveries here at Mike’s! Up first, we received FOUR new beers from Urban Family Brewing. This Seattle brewery has been seeing more and more presence in Kansas City over the past year, and for tasty reasons! “Mangifera” is a sour/wild ale with mangos and citra …

April Brew News

April always seems to be a good month for beer. And this April seems to be no exception. Boulevard just released the draft-only release of “Tequila Barrel Lime Gose.” This south-of-the-border take on the traditional german sour comes in at 5.9% ABV. We just tapped a keg in Westport for the growlers; availability while the keg lasts! In other fun …

Happy Winesday- New Wines at Mike’s

April 18, 2017 This just in! Read below for information on the newest limited wines available at Mike’s. 2014 K MOTOR CITY KITTY SYRAH A screaming deal of 100% Syrah from one of the greatest producers of domestic Syrah!!  2014 has yet to be reviewed, but we expect greatness based upon a great history of press on Motor City Kitty.  …

Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break

This week brought us one behemoth of a mashup in the stout department! Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break takes the ingredient ideas behind two already wildly popular beers for one even more awesome beer. Evil Twin has Biscotti Break (which we sell for $3.99/16oz can). Westbrook has their famed Mexican Cake (sadly this does not see distribution in these parts). …