Toast Kansas-made beers in urban centers and along backroads. Here are ten of our favorite spots to kick back with a drink, along with our suggestions for what to try.

Blind Tiger Brewery and Restaurant, Topeka

Must try: County Seat Wheat, a light-bodied wheat ale

Blue Skye Brewery and Eats, Salina

Must try: Fire Engine Red, a malty American amber

Blue Skye Brewery

Central Standard Brewing, Wichita

Must try: Red Cicada, made with hibiscus flowers, fresh ginger, lime and Kansas salt

Central Standard Brewing

Credit: Ryan Donnell

Fly Boy Brewery and Eats, Sylvan Grove

Must try: Hotel Oscar Whiskey, a golden ale crafted from honey, oranges, oatmeal and wheat

Free State Brewing Company, Lawrence

Must try: Copperhead Pale Ale, with a well-rounded malt flavor and a balanced hop bite

Gella’s Diner and Lb. Brewing Company, Hays

Must try: Oatmeal Stout, with hints of coffee and chocolate

Kansas Territory Brewing Company, Washington

Must try: Time Portal Breakfast Brown Ale, with notes of chocolate and honey

Radius Brewing Company, Emporia

Must try: William Allen Wheat, a lighter beer named after famous local newspaper editor and politician William Allen White

Radius Brewery

Tallgrass Tap House, Manhattan

Must try: Buffalo Sweat, a rich oatmeal cream stout

Walnut River Brewing Company, El Dorado

Must try: Coffee Porter, made from locally roasted coffee

Plan a winery, brewery or distillery tour through Kansas at Then check out the 2017 Kansas Official Travel Guide to soak up all Kansas has to offer!