*Favorites* Archive

  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1202nd bar, first visited in 2017. FANTASTIC historic dive bar, an old school gem in a highly-gentrified neighborhood. Great people, great times, and a great...

    #1202: Locust Tap

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1202nd bar, first visited in 2017. FANTASTIC historic dive bar, an old school gem in a highly-gentrified neighborhood. Great people, great times, and a great...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1200th bar, first visited in 2017. The first Kansas City location for the St. Louis based beer bar. 54 beers on tap plus what looks...

    #1200: International Tap House – Crossroads

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1200th bar, first visited in 2017. The first Kansas City location for the St. Louis based beer bar. 54 beers on tap plus what looks...

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  • (Downtown, Powell, WY) Scooter’s 1192nd bar, first visited in 2017. Brewery/restaurant in downtown Powell. The restaurant and bar are separated on opposite sides of a central hallway. The sinks in...

    #1192: WYOld West Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Powell, WY) Scooter’s 1192nd bar, first visited in 2017. Brewery/restaurant in downtown Powell. The restaurant and bar are separated on opposite sides of a central hallway. The sinks in...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1158th bar, first visited in 2016. A dive-ish bar that shares the same kitchen (and I believe owners) as Eseen Haus but has a different menu....

    #1158: Come Back In

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1158th bar, first visited in 2016. A dive-ish bar that shares the same kitchen (and I believe owners) as Eseen Haus but has a different menu....

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  • (New Glarus, WI) Scooter’s 1156th bar, first visited in 2016. After a long drive across Wisconsin we arrived here about 55 minutes before closing time, but with people still arriving...

    #1156: New Glarus Brewing Company

    (New Glarus, WI) Scooter’s 1156th bar, first visited in 2016. After a long drive across Wisconsin we arrived here about 55 minutes before closing time, but with people still arriving...

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  • (Chippewa Falls, WI) Scooter’s 1155th bar, first visited in 2016. We got up extra early to try to be on one of the first tours of the day as we...

    #1155: Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

    (Chippewa Falls, WI) Scooter’s 1155th bar, first visited in 2016. We got up extra early to try to be on one of the first tours of the day as we...

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  • (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Psycho Suzi’s Scooter’s 1146th bar, first visited in 2016. Kitschy to borderline bizarre country-club themed bar, complete with event space, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor dining/drinking,...

    #1146: Betty Danger’s Country Club

    (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Psycho Suzi’s Scooter’s 1146th bar, first visited in 2016. Kitschy to borderline bizarre country-club themed bar, complete with event space, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor dining/drinking,...

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  • (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1124th bar, first visited in 2015. What a lot of fun this place was! We spent well over an hour here, enjoying appetizers and multiple rounds...

    #1124: Grass Skirt Tiki Room

    (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1124th bar, first visited in 2015. What a lot of fun this place was! We spent well over an hour here, enjoying appetizers and multiple rounds...

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  • (Westport, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1119th bar, first visited in 2015. We met here for brunch with my family. We almost didn’t go — parking was difficult and once we...

    #1119: Beer Kitchen

    (Westport, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1119th bar, first visited in 2015. We met here for brunch with my family. We almost didn’t go — parking was difficult and once we...

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  • (Hamilton, MO) Scooter’s 1102nd bar, first visited in 2015. Located in a former telephone building, this brewery opened just last year and is drawing crowds from many miles away. There...

    #1102: Ninja Moose Brewery

    (Hamilton, MO) Scooter’s 1102nd bar, first visited in 2015. Located in a former telephone building, this brewery opened just last year and is drawing crowds from many miles away. There...

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  • (Emporia, KS) Scooter’s 1082nd bar, first visited in 2015. One of the ratings I sometimes give when visiting bars in new city is, “This is the Zoo Bar of ____.”...

    #1082: Mary’s Place

    (Emporia, KS) Scooter’s 1082nd bar, first visited in 2015. One of the ratings I sometimes give when visiting bars in new city is, “This is the Zoo Bar of ____.”...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1073rd bar, first visited in 2015. I’ve known about this place since it opened a while back, but bring that it’s in a spot that’s...

    #1073: The Belfry

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1073rd bar, first visited in 2015. I’ve known about this place since it opened a while back, but bring that it’s in a spot that’s...

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  • (Rockville, MO) Scooter’s 1062nd bar, first visited in 2014. For being so far away from anywhere, this is an absolutely fantastic gem. This is am amazingly beautiful bar. When I...

    #1062: Old Rock Tavern

    (Rockville, MO) Scooter’s 1062nd bar, first visited in 2014. For being so far away from anywhere, this is an absolutely fantastic gem. This is am amazingly beautiful bar. When I...

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  • (Downtown, Omaha, NE) Scooter’s 1038th bar, first visited in 2014. What a fantastic find! We had all agreed from how it looked on the outside (much like a house) that...

    #1038: Josephine’s Cozy Corner Lounge

    (Downtown, Omaha, NE) Scooter’s 1038th bar, first visited in 2014. What a fantastic find! We had all agreed from how it looked on the outside (much like a house) that...

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  • (Downtown, Omaha, NE) Scooter’s 1037th bar, first visited in 2014. Back on the evening of July 18, 2009, a buddy and I tried to make a stop here as part...

    #1037: Happy Bar

    (Downtown, Omaha, NE) Scooter’s 1037th bar, first visited in 2014. Back on the evening of July 18, 2009, a buddy and I tried to make a stop here as part...

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  • (Fisk, MO) Scooter’s 1017th bar, first visited in 2014. This was a fantastic bonus bar find! I was turning the corner to go to Morgan’s Place when I spotted a...

    #1017: Dean’s Place

    (Fisk, MO) Scooter’s 1017th bar, first visited in 2014. This was a fantastic bonus bar find! I was turning the corner to go to Morgan’s Place when I spotted a...

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  • (Bell City, MO) Formerly a gas station Scooter’s 1005th bar, first visited in 2013. When I began planning my Black Friday pub crawl, I knew I would be limited in...

    #1005: The Den

    (Bell City, MO) Formerly a gas station Scooter’s 1005th bar, first visited in 2013. When I began planning my Black Friday pub crawl, I knew I would be limited in...

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  • (New Hamburg, MO) Scooter’s 1003rd bar, first visited in 2013. Located in a tiny little village consisting of 2 intersecting streets, Schindler’s is a really cool small-town tavern that I...

    #1003: Schindler’s Tavern

    (New Hamburg, MO) Scooter’s 1003rd bar, first visited in 2013. Located in a tiny little village consisting of 2 intersecting streets, Schindler’s is a really cool small-town tavern that I...

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  • (North Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1000th bar, first visited in 2013. I spent months thinking about what I wanted my 1,000th bar to be. It needed to be local, centrally-located,...

    #1000: Cinder Block Brewery

    (North Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1000th bar, first visited in 2013. I spent months thinking about what I wanted my 1,000th bar to be. It needed to be local, centrally-located,...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 999th bar, first visited in 2013. I came here on the last leg of a 21st birthday party. The birthday girl didn’t make it this...

    #999: Mutual Musicians Foundation

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 999th bar, first visited in 2013. I came here on the last leg of a 21st birthday party. The birthday girl didn’t make it this...

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  • (Downtown, Hiawatha, KS) Scooter’s 997th bar, first visited in 2013. Kansas’s “Beer Bars” (also known as “3.2 Bars” or “CMB Bars”) are almost always unexpected treats. Since they are licensed...

    #997: Dew Drop Inn

    (Downtown, Hiawatha, KS) Scooter’s 997th bar, first visited in 2013. Kansas’s “Beer Bars” (also known as “3.2 Bars” or “CMB Bars”) are almost always unexpected treats. Since they are licensed...

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