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Get a taste of Clay County, MO, wineries, breweries, & distilleries
Home to an impressive collection of local wineries and breweries, Clay County is a great place to visit if you’re looking to taste delicious Missouri wines, beers, and spirits. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, beer lover, or cocktail connoisseur, Clay County’s wineries, breweries, and distilleries offer the perfect activities for a romantic weekend escape or a friends’ getaway.

Cinder Block Brewery

Cinder Block Brewery is the perfect spot to savor delicious, full-flavored craft beers. One of the top breweries in North Kansas City, Cinder Block is open every day of the week and serves a wide range of beers, plus two ciders and an exciting selection of rotating seasonal brews. The taproom hosts weekly trivia nights and also boasts an on-site restaurant, Cinder Block Kitchen.


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The Big Rip Brewery

Home to more than 30 types of unique craft beers, The Big Rip Brewing Company is another North Kansas City brewery that frequently rotates its taps. Take advantage of daily specials such as all-night happy hour and board games on Thursdays, as well as discounts on Sundays if you bring your dog or ride your bicycle. Grab some grub to go with your brews at Big Rip’s Hawg Jaw Que & Brew kiosk.


Phone: 816-866-0747

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Calibration Brewery

Calibration Brewery offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and unexpected tastes and mixtures to its patrons. In addition to a variety of beers on tap, it also serves elevated pub fare, such as the Steak Smash Burger and Cider Pulled Pork. Stop in to try uncommon brews such as the Coconut Brown Ale or Barley Wine Ale, or opt for a flight to try them all.


Phone: 816-994-8277

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3HALVES Brewing Co.

This Liberty brewery offers its own delicious craft ales and lagers. 3HALVES’ menu features year-round selections in addition to rotating seasonal beers, such as the Pineapple Upside Down Cake, a fruity milkshake IPA. History buffs will get a kick out of the names of the brewery’s flagship brews, including the Stick ’Em Up stout, named after the infamous Jesse James bank robbery in Liberty in 1866.


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Dubious Claims Brewing

This independent microbrewery is located in the heart of downtown Excelsior Springs and offers delicious locally brewed taps. Dubious Claims’ name is a nod to the city’s famed mineral waters that were said to have healing properties, drawing crowds of curious visitors to the area in the early to mid-20th century. “Forget the water, drink the beer,” is the motto at this Clay County brewery.

451 S Thompson Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Phone: 816-900-1882


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Atlas Saloon

This historic Excelsior Springs saloon has been serving handcrafted German beers in the same location since 1894. What sets Atlas Saloon apart from other Missouri breweries is that it uses local mineral water in its brewing process. Enjoy a pint of the sweet McCleary's Scottish Ale or crisp Salta Special Brew as you play a game of pool or shuffleboard.

100 W Broadway Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Phone: 816-630-9229


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Callsign Brewing

Callsign Brewing is a North Kansas City brewery founded by a veteran to honor heroes. The brewery welcomes everyone, from craft beer enthusiasts to the first-time beer drinker. Check out the boldly hoppy Attack IPA or the Fighter Pale Ale, Callsign’s original beer that started it all. The menu also includes beer cocktails and wine.

1447 Gentry St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone: N/A


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Restless Spirits Distilling

Restless Spirits Distilling Co. has been crafting and serving spirits that are made to “please the palate and ease the soul” since 2016. Restless Spirits is known for its whiskey, gin, and vodka. Those who want a hands-on experience can sign up for bottling nights or take a tour of the facility to learn more about the distilling process.

109 E 18th Ave, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone: 816-492-6868


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Belvoir Winery

Historic Belvoir Winery & Inn is home to delicious specialty Missouri wines and one-of-a-kind ghost stories. Experience this Liberty winery’s stunning architecture and surroundings, abounding with century-old trees and manicured lawns. Only a 15-minute drive north of downtown Kansas City, Belvoir Winery features a tasting room, wedding and event space, and suite-style rooms.


Phone: 816-200-1811

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Ladoga Ridge Winery

This Clay County winery, exuding Tuscan flair, is situated in the middle of rolling vineyards offering spectacular views and gorgeous sunsets. A few of this award-winning winery’s offerings include the sweet Strawberry Rhubarb, peppery Chambourcin, and dry Sully’s White. Cool off on a warm day with a refreshing wine slushie, or sway under the stars during an outdoor concert.


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Four Horses And A Dog

In addition to white and red wines, this Excelsior Springs winery also serves a variety of local beers, Missouri-made hard ciders, and sangria and mimosas by the glass. Grab one of the tasty picnic packs and a couple glasses of wine for a relaxing afternoon or simple date night.


Phone: 816-682-6070

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Conrad's

This local favorite offers an extensive food menu of made-to-order pub classics along with a wide selection of American craft beers, handcrafted cocktails, and a variety of wines. With 42 taps, all beer drinkers can find the perfect brew for their palate at Conrad’s.

Phone: 816-407-1717


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The Brewkery

The Brewkery not only bottles and distributes its own Lucky Elixir kombucha throughout the Kansas City area, it also offers kombucha on tap at its North Kansas City brewery. With eight flavors available at the taproom, The Brewkery plays with unexpected flavors and combinations.

Phone: 816-873-1355


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Willow Springs Mercantile

This unique shop boasts the largest selection of Missouri wines in the world in addition to craft beer, spirits, and a gourmet restaurant. Plan your visit around after-hours events and multi-course wine dinners, or check out its curated wine tours around the state.

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Pat's Pub

Pat's Pub is known as the “Friendliest Bar North of the River” and has been in business for more than 30 years. Along with serving delicious drinks, this North Kansas City pub is home to a full kitchen, a spacious patio, daily happy hour, and live music every weekend.


Phone: 816-471-8752

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