30+ Kansas Breweries to Descend on Emporia — Local Brewery Hosts Annual Beer Fest

Posted on Apr 8, 2019

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EMPORIA, Kansas, April 2, 2019 – – Radius Brewing Company is hosting the 2019 Glass Blown Open Beer Fest on April 22, in downtown Emporia. The event takes place in conjunction with the 17th annual Glass Blown Open (GBO) disc golf tournament and Kansas Craft Beer Week.

More than 30 different breweries featuring Kansas brewed beer will kick-off the week of Glass Blown Open. Attendees will be able to sample beers from multiple breweries and visit with company representatives. Two GBO inspired collaborations will be featured during the event. Bevel Craft Brewing will be serving Brutal Headwind Brut IPA a collaboration with Prairie Artisan Ales, Radius Brewing Company and Wichita Brewing Company. Walnut River Brewing Company, will be pouring Birdie Pils German Style Pilsner, a collaboration between Walnut River Brewing Company, Radius Brewing Company and Dynamic Discs.

Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance for $20 per person online at radiusbrewing.com or at Radius Brewing Company, 610 Merchant St., Emporia, Kansas. Tickets at the gate will be $25 per person. All proceeds from the event will benefit Kansas Free for Arts, an arts-based organization headquartered in Emporia, Kansas.

Beer Fest will be located on 7th Avenue between Merchant and Commercial Streets, from 5-8:00 pm. You must be 21 years of age to attend and a valid ID is required to enter the festival.

Participating Breweries include:
15-24 Brew House
23rd Street Brewing
Aero Plains Brewing
Augustino Brewing Company
Bevel Craft Brewing / Prairie Artisan Ales/ Radius Brewing Company/ Wichita Brewing Company Collaboration serving Brutal Headwind Brut IPA.
Blind Tiger Brewery and Restaurant
Central Standard Brewing
Defiance Brewing Company
Dodge City Brewing Company
Free State Brewing Company
Gella’s Diner and Lb. Brewing Company
Happy Basset Brewing Company
Hopping Gnome Brewing
Iron Rail Brewing
Kansas Territory Brewing Company
Lawrence Beer Company
Little Apple Brewing
Norsemen Brewing Company
Norton’s Brewing Company
Not Lost Brewing Company
Radius Brewing Company
River City Brewing Company
Salt City Brewing Company
Sandhills Brewing
Tallgrass Tap House
Third Place Brewing
Three Rings Brewery
Transport Brewery
Wakarusa Brewing Company
Walnut River Brewing Company – will be pouring Birdie Pils German Style Pilsner, a collaboration between Walnut River Brewing Company, Radius Brewing Company, and Dynamic Discs
Wichita Brewing Company


The Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau is a destination marketing organization that promotes Emporia to potential visitors and meeting planners and serves as the visitor information center for Emporia with additional print information about the surrounding area and the State of Kansas. www.visitemporia.com.

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