Nebraska Brewing Company: La Vista, NE

Nebraska Brewing Company (NBC) stands tall as a truly homegrown brewing company, with roots deep in the city’s history. Paul and Kim Kavulak began home brewing in 1992 before they started the first Nebraska Brewing location in 2007. Their flagship beer, the Cardinal Pale Ale, is named for the Cardinal Bar in South Omaha, owned by Paul’s grandparents. The owners also remain proudly committed to … Continue reading Nebraska Brewing Company: La Vista, NE

Local Beer, Patio, and Kitchen: Omaha, NE

Local is Nebraska’s one-stop shop to drink beers from across the Cornhusker State, with four locations between Omaha, Gretna, and Lincoln. In three years, it has helped the entire craft beer industry gain traction by serving 80+ local beers in one room. At the beginning, there were nine breweries vying to get into their tap lines. Three years later, there are almost thirty. Local is … Continue reading Local Beer, Patio, and Kitchen: Omaha, NE

Scriptown Brewing Company: Omaha, NE

Scriptown Brewing Company is located in the heart of the Blackstone District in Omaha. I sat down with Scriptown’s owner, John Fahrer, to talk about what it’s like to hold some key real estate in the Omaha beer scene since late 2014. In his own words, John says Scriptown is about “classic examples of traditional beer styles.” These beers are the basics. They produce many styles … Continue reading Scriptown Brewing Company: Omaha, NE

Benson Brewery: Omaha, NE

Benson Brewery is located in the historic Benson neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. In the summers, the beer garden in the back draws many for late weekend nights. Benson Brewery focuses on the food as well as the beer that they serve. If I didn’t know better, I would have thought this was a restaurant. While they create great food, their beer was the original idea. … Continue reading Benson Brewery: Omaha, NE

Kros Strain Brewing Company: La Vista, NE

This post is part of our Omaha Beer Week series. Please check out our page to learn more about breweries in the 402! ShearonSuds.com/omahabeerweek Kros Strain is a new brewery that has been open for less than six months at the time of this post. Scott Strain and Bobby Kros spent some time working at Nebraska Brewing Company before joining forces to open up their own … Continue reading Kros Strain Brewing Company: La Vista, NE

Infusion Brewing Company: Omaha, NE

This post is part of our Omaha Beer Week series. Please check out our page to learn more about breweries in the 402! ShearonSuds.com/omahabeerweek Infusion Brewing Company is a new business with a deep respect for the history of its location. The business was established in the Benson neighborhood of the city, a chic hub of culture featuring many restaurants, concert venues, and multiple breweries. … Continue reading Infusion Brewing Company: Omaha, NE

Vis Major Brewing Company: Omaha, NE

This post is part of our Omaha Beer Week series. Please check out our page to learn more about breweries in the 402! ShearonSuds.com/omahabeerweek Vis Major only started on August 18th, 2017. It has opened in the Center Street corridor near the Hanscom Park and Field Club neighborhoods. Conveniently, it is right across the street from Abelardo’s burritos, which is open until 4am. Each business … Continue reading Vis Major Brewing Company: Omaha, NE

Lucky Bucket Brewery and Cut Spike Distillery: La Vista, Nebraska

This post is part of our Omaha Beer Week series. Please check out our page to learn more about breweries in the 402! ShearonSuds.com/omahabeerweek The Lucky Bucket began in 2008. At the time, management was looking to make it into a combined brewery and distillery. Unfortunately, Nebraska laws prohibited the distillation of spirits. In the meantime, while they were waiting for the state legislature to … Continue reading Lucky Bucket Brewery and Cut Spike Distillery: La Vista, Nebraska