Brewery Archive

  • (Valley Junction, West Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1354th bar, first visited in 2019. Not technically in Valley Junction, but close enough that it’s the best way to describe it. Located...

    #1354: Fox Brewing

    (Valley Junction, West Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1354th bar, first visited in 2019. Not technically in Valley Junction, but close enough that it’s the best way to describe it. Located...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1353rd bar, first visited in 2019. This is a brand new brewery, only open for a few weeks at the time of our visit, directly...

    #1353: 1717 Brewing Co

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1353rd bar, first visited in 2019. This is a brand new brewery, only open for a few weeks at the time of our visit, directly...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1352nd bar, first visited in 2019. There were a crap-ton of cyclists here. And, despite the rainbow banners outside, in one corner was a small...

    #1352: Peace Tree Brewing Co. – Des Moines Branch

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1352nd bar, first visited in 2019. There were a crap-ton of cyclists here. And, despite the rainbow banners outside, in one corner was a small...

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  • (Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1347th bar, first visited in 2019. We walked down here from Carl’s, and despite having had breakfast just 2 hours earlier, we were hungry again and...

    #1347: Exile Brewing Company

    (Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1347th bar, first visited in 2019. We walked down here from Carl’s, and despite having had breakfast just 2 hours earlier, we were hungry again and...

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  • (Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1338th bar, first visited in 2019. Though I’ve had some of their beer before, this is my first visit to an Iowa brewery....

    #1338: Confluence Brewing

    (Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1338th bar, first visited in 2019. Though I’ve had some of their beer before, this is my first visit to an Iowa brewery....

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  • (Independence Square, Independence, MO) Scooter’s 1334th bar, first visited in 2019. This brewery in downtown Independence sits under the watchful eye of President Harry S Truman (seen outside in one...

    #1334: 3 Trails Brewing Company

    (Independence Square, Independence, MO) Scooter’s 1334th bar, first visited in 2019. This brewery in downtown Independence sits under the watchful eye of President Harry S Truman (seen outside in one...

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  • (Independence, MO) Scooter’s 1333rd bar, first visited in 2019. A newcomer to the area but the first brewery in Independence, Apex Aleworks is the result of an existing home brew...

    #1333: Apex Aleworks

    (Independence, MO) Scooter’s 1333rd bar, first visited in 2019. A newcomer to the area but the first brewery in Independence, Apex Aleworks is the result of an existing home brew...

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  • (Lee’s Summit, MO) Scooter’s 1332nd bar, first visited in 2019. This had been open for quite a while but I hadn’t been yet due to the distance. Finally got a...

    #1332: New Axiom Brewing Company

    (Lee’s Summit, MO) Scooter’s 1332nd bar, first visited in 2019. This had been open for quite a while but I hadn’t been yet due to the distance. Finally got a...

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  • (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1330th bar, first visited in 2019. I had never heard of this place, but it came recommended by an Internet Stranger who had been here...

    #1330: 1840 Brewing Company

    (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1330th bar, first visited in 2019. I had never heard of this place, but it came recommended by an Internet Stranger who had been here...

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  • (Menomonee River Valley, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1329th bar, first visited in 2019. I wasn’t originally planning to come here, but when fate handed me one of their stickers and then...

    #1329: Third Space Brewing

    (Menomonee River Valley, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1329th bar, first visited in 2019. I wasn’t originally planning to come here, but when fate handed me one of their stickers and then...

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  • (Downtown, Cody, WY) Scooter’s 1303rd bar, first visited in 2018. A second location for the popular Powell, WY brewery. This location features a self-pour system. At the time of my...

    #1303: WYOld West Taproom

    (Downtown, Cody, WY) Scooter’s 1303rd bar, first visited in 2018. A second location for the popular Powell, WY brewery. This location features a self-pour system. At the time of my...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1301st bar, first visited in 2018. Spectacular brewery in the basement of the Grand Manse building, a former courthouse. Accessed from a stairwell in an alley....

    #1301: Boiler Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1301st bar, first visited in 2018. Spectacular brewery in the basement of the Grand Manse building, a former courthouse. Accessed from a stairwell in an alley....

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  • (Downtown, Manhattan, KS) Scooter’s 1294th bar, first visited in 2018. For some reason I always pictured this as a small place with a rustic unfinished wood interior. It’s the exact...

    #1294: Tallgrass Taphouse

    (Downtown, Manhattan, KS) Scooter’s 1294th bar, first visited in 2018. For some reason I always pictured this as a small place with a rustic unfinished wood interior. It’s the exact...

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  • (Manhattan, KS) Scooter’s 1293rd bar, first visited in 2018. Manhattan’s other craft brewery that most people don’t seem to know about. Located in a strip mall pretty far outside the...

    #1293: Little Apple Brewing Company

    (Manhattan, KS) Scooter’s 1293rd bar, first visited in 2018. Manhattan’s other craft brewery that most people don’t seem to know about. Located in a strip mall pretty far outside the...

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  • (Five Points, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1289th bar, first visited in 2018. After what was really too long of a break at the hotel, we went back out on foot. Neither...

    #1289: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery

    (Five Points, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1289th bar, first visited in 2018. After what was really too long of a break at the hotel, we went back out on foot. Neither...

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  • (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1288th bar, first visited in 2018. After 14er we decided it was time to head back to the hotel for a break, but...

    #1288: 10 Barrel Brewing

    (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1288th bar, first visited in 2018. After 14er we decided it was time to head back to the hotel for a break, but...

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  • (Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1287th bar, first visited in 2018. Because the heat was starting to make us feel miserable, we skipped ahead of our initial planned route a little bit...

    #1287: 14er Brewing Company

    (Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1287th bar, first visited in 2018. Because the heat was starting to make us feel miserable, we skipped ahead of our initial planned route a little bit...

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  • (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1286th bar, first visited in 2018. The walk here from Black Shirt seemed a lot longer than it really was, this was largely...

    #1286: Epic Brewing Company

    (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1286th bar, first visited in 2018. The walk here from Black Shirt seemed a lot longer than it really was, this was largely...

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  • (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1285th bar, first visited in 2018. After crossing over the rail yard we decided to backtrack to here because we were getting hungry...

    #1285: Black Shirt Brewing Co.

    (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1285th bar, first visited in 2018. After crossing over the rail yard we decided to backtrack to here because we were getting hungry...

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  • (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1284th bar, first visited in 2018. We stood around outside like idiots for several minutes, trying to find the tap room that our...

    #1284: Crooked Stave Taproom at The Source

    (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1284th bar, first visited in 2018. We stood around outside like idiots for several minutes, trying to find the tap room that our...

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  • (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1283rd bar, first visited in 2018. This is the newer of the two Great Divide tap rooms we had planned to visit, unfortunately...

    #1283: Great Divide Barrel Bar

    (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1283rd bar, first visited in 2018. This is the newer of the two Great Divide tap rooms we had planned to visit, unfortunately...

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