MET&L Prairie Pour Tour

Consider yourself a craft beverage enthusiast?! The MET&L Prairie Pour Tour takes you on a journey through the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas. Get a taste of what eastern Kansas has to offer and explore our unique breweries, wineries and distilleries in Manhattan, Emporia, Topeka and Lawrence.

Cheers to the Prairie!

Calling all craft beverage enthusiasts! The popular MET&L Prairie Pour Tour is back for its second year, taking you on an even bigger journey through the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas. Discover a wider selection of unique breweries, wineries, and distilleries in Manhattan, Emporia, Topeka, and Lawrence.

Whether you’re a beer lover, wine enthusiast, or whiskey connoisseur, this tour has something to quench your thirst. Experience one-of-a-kind taprooms, picturesque wineries, and enjoy a cold one on a dog-friendly patio.

Sign up for the MET&L Prairie Pour Tour today and explore the diverse craft beverage scene of Kansas! Plus, win exciting prizes for visiting participating locations. Make it to every stop, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win one of four fantastic sweepstakes prizes valued up to $500!

How it works

  • The MET&L Prairie Pour Tour begins on March 1, 2024 and ends on December, 31, 2024.
  • You can earn 100 points for each new check-in made at participating locations. Each location and can only have one check-in per pass.
  • Points can be redeemed through January 31, 2025. Redeem 1,400 points to earn the 2024 Prize Bundle including a Tour T-shirt, Pint Glass and Decal.
  • Check-in at all locations by Dec. 31, 2024 to be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of four prizes valued up to $500. Winners to be drawn January 2025.
  • Participants must be 21 years or older to participate in the MET&L Prairie Pour Tour. Terms and Conditions apply.

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Participating Locations


23rd Street Brewery

3512 Clinton Pkwy, Lawrence, KS 66047

23rd St Brewery is a locally-owned brewpub in Lawrence, with a 15 BBL brewery producing just under 1000 BBLs annually. With a full-service brewpub, it's a must-visit for beer enthusiasts, located on the West side of Lawrence, Kansas, and on the way to Clinton Lake.


785 Beer Company

301 SE 45th Street, Topeka, KS 66609

785 Beer Company opened their doors in the summer of 2023! Their mission is to create an environment for everyone to celebrate the best.....beer, food and friends.


Aggieville Brewing Company

612 Pillsbury Dr, Manhattan, KS 66502

Manhattan's newest restaurant brewery featuring 18 meticulously crafted beers on tap with food offerings of BBQ and American pub fare. Cheers to a harmonious blend of flavors at Aggieville Brewing Company!


Black Stag Brewery & Pub

623 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044

Black Stag in Downtown Lawrence is serving up delicious brew and food Tuesday through Sunday evenings!


Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant

417 SW 37th St, Topeka, KS 66611

Blind Tiger is a local favorite with its microbrewery situated inside for guests to see. They proudly serve their own handcrafted beers on tap alongside several others, as well as a complete lunch and dinner menu including steaks, pasta, seafood, and barbeque served in a rustic alpine setting.


Fields & Ivy

706 East 23rd Street, Lawrence, KS 66046

Fields & Ivy is a farm-to-table brewery featuring a 3,750 square-foot taproom and restaurant that serves up pizza, apps, sandwiches, and garden-fresh salads as memorable as the beer. The outdoor green space hosts everything from yard games to live music.


Free State Brewing Co.

636 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044

In 1989, Free State Brewing Company became the first legal brewery in Kansas in over 100 years. Since opening the doors at our Mass Street HQ, we’ve been working day in and day out to be a haven for beer lovers, where good beer and good food can inspire lively conversations and memorable experiences.


Hairy Beast Brewing

2822 SW Arrowhead Rd, Topeka, KS 66614

Topeka's newest brewery, Hairy Beast Brewing, opened in the fall of 2023 and encourages patrons to bring in their dogs so they can enjoy new experiences away from home. The brewery has a small indoor space and an outdoor patio for people and their pets.


Happy Basset Barrel House

510 SW 49th St, Topeka, KS 66609

Happy Basset Barrel House is the brewery's second location! The Barrel House includes a dog park, full patio, and an outdoor stage. Grab one of your favorite beers and enjoy live music, a lit up bar, and two large tap setups. If beer isn't your thing, they also serve cocktails and host food trucks weekly.


Happy Basset Brewing Co - Tap House

6044 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614

Happy Basset Brewing Co is the original Happy Basset location in Topeka, and is your destination for a friendly atmosphere and delicious beers! Check out the Happy Basset Barrel House location which includes a dog park, full patio, an outdoor stage, and more!


Lawrence Beer Company East

826 Pennsylvania Street, Lawrence, KS 66044

Beer. Food. Family. Friends. Full 15bbl brewery and restaurant in the Warehouse Arts District in beautiful East Lawrence.


Lawrence Beer Company West

4811 Bob Billings Pkwy Lawrence, KS 66049

Beer. Food. Family. Friends. Full 15bbl brewery and restaurant in west Lawrence.


Liquid Art Winery and Estate

1745 Wildcat Creek Rd, Manhattan, KS 66503

Liquid Art Winery was founded in 2014 by Kansas natives Dave & Danielle Tegtmeier. It is comprised of a 20-acre Estate vineyard, tasting room, full-production winery, and event center.


Manhattan Brewing Company

406 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502

With nearly 20 years of collective experience in the craft beer industry, we're focused on brewing and serving high-quality craft beers in a family-friendly atmosphere in the heart of downtown Manhattan.


Norsemen Brewing Company - Lakeheim

2841 SE Croco Rd #100, Topeka, KS 66605

Norsemen Brewing Company has invaded the shores of Lake Shawnee! Our second location features their signature craft beers and cocktails, along with their made-from-scratch food like our smash burgers, Trencher sandwiches, salads, and more!


Norsemen Brewing Company - NOTO

830 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608

Situated in the heart of NOTO Arts District, Norsemen Brewing Company's cozy taproom is immediately adjacent to their 7 bbl brew house where all of their beer is made. A full menu offers Swedish dishes and beer/cocktail pairings.


Radius Brewing Company

610 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801

Radius Brewing Company is Emporia’s first brewery since prohibition. Try artisan-style appetizers, salads, sandwiches, soups, wood-fired brick-oven pizzas as well as a rotating Chef’s Menu. All of this is complemented by craft beers which are brewed in the middle of the dining room.


Tallgrass Tap House

320 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502

Blending a modern, comfortable aesthetic with rustic accents, Tallgrass Tap House has ample indoor seating with additional seating available seasonally on the rooftop patio, overlooking downtown toward the Flint Hills.


Trolley House Distillery

502 S Commercial Street, Emporia, KS 66801

Trolley House Distillery is one of only a handful of microdistilleries in the state of Kansas. Come and enjoy a drink in their tasting room, seasonal cocktails, and purchase a bottle of your favorite spirit.