Guide to Wichita Breweries

The Wichita beer scene is an evolving landscape. Those may not have been words that you would have read even 5 years ago – but true beer enthusiasts (and novices) are able to enjoy some truly great craft beers made right here in Wichita, KS.

Check out our roundup of all the best brews our city has to offer!

Aero Plains Brewing

Aero Plains Brewing is producing quality beers that can not only be found in their beautiful tap room, but also at locations all around the Wichita community.  Having found a special home in historic Delano Aero Plains taproom is a great place to enjoy a warm summer night on a patio, surrounded by friends, with a cool brew in hand. 

  • Monday –Tuesday :: 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday – Thursday :: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday – Saturday :: Noon – Midnight
  • Sunday :: Noon – 8:00 pm

Augustino Brewing

Augustino Brewing offers beer, coffee and food on the west side! All craft beer is brewed on-site, and both coffee & beer lovers feel at home in this neighborhood pub.

  • Sunday-Thursday :: 11:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday-Saturday :: 11:00am-10:00pm

Central Standard Brewing

Central Standard Brewing produces a wide range of styles of beers and is a great place to hang out with friends and unwind. They specialize in creating unique sours and wild ales that are unlike anything you’ve had before. CSB is not only brews great beer, but also hosts some cool events such as Books and Brews book discussion, and Sunflower Boogie Down block party. 

  • Tuesday – Thursday :: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday :: 3:00 pm – Midnight
  • Saturday :: Noon – Midnight
  • Sunday :: Noon – 5:00 pm

Hank is Wiser Brewery

Hank is Wiser is a family-owned and operated brewery (and BBQ joint!) located in downtown Cheney – about 30 minutes west of Wichita. They offer 7 house beers, 2-3 rotating seasonals, and a full bar! BBQ is served on Fridays & Saturdays.

  • Thursday :: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday & Saturday :: 5:30 pm – Midnight
  • BBQ on Friday & Saturday from 5:30 pm – 9 pm

Hopping Gnome Brewery

The Hopping Gnome Brewing Company is passionate about local brewing in Wichita. Brewing 6 standard beers as well as an ever-growing list of seasonal delights. Hopping Gnome is not only mastering the craft of brewing exceptional beer they are also cultivating a sense of community with their unique events.

  • Tuesday – Thursday :: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday :: 3:00 pm – Midnight
  • Saturday :: Noon – Midnight
  • Sunday :: Noon – 5:00 pm

Limestone Beer Co.

Limestone Beer Co. is nestled inside of Sweet Allie B’s restaurant and boasts a large patio, perfect for spring & summer brew sipping! They specialize in German & Belgian style beer.

  • Sunday-Wednesday :: 10:30am-4:00pm
  • Thursday-Saturday :: 10:30am-11:00pm

Norton Brewing Company

Norton Brewing may be the newest brewery on the block, but don’t mistake that for a lack of experience.  Owner Dan Norton began his career brewing for River City Brewing in 2001 and will use all that experience to brew beer that has soul. Offering not only thirst quenching beers, but also well stocked menu will make Norton Brewing Company a must visit destination for any beer lover. 

  • Sunday -Thursday :: 11:00am-10:00pm
  • Friday – Saturday :: 11:00am-12:00pm

River City Brewing Company

River City Brewing Company is located in Old Town and has been around for over 20 years. They continually offer six different styles of microbrews and have 16 beers on tap. Their menu includes Kansas raised beef, pastas, seafood, salads, sandwiches and unique pizzas.

  • Monday – Tuesday :: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday – Thursday :: 11:00 am – Midnight
  • Friday – Saturday :: 11:00 am – 2:00 am
  • Sunday :: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Third Place Brewing

Third Place is located in the heart of Old Town with a focus on making small batches of hand-crafted beer they offer everything from IPA’s to milk stouts.  They regularly carry 8 beers on tap, also offering wine, and a limited selection of whiskey.  Named after the idea that the third place in your life should be a place to hang out and commune with friends they hope to be your “Third Place”. 

  • Wednesday – Thursday :: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday :: 4:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Saturday :: Noon – 11:00 pm

Walnut River Brewing Company

Walnut River Brewing Company is located in El Dorado and currently offers five different brews: Falconer’s Wheat, Coffee Porter, High Beam IPA, Warbeard Irish Red, and Teter Rock Kolsch.

  • Tuesday – Friday :: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday :: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Sunday :: Noon – 5:00 pm

Wichita Brewing Company

Wichita Brewing Company is committed to making great hand crafted beer and some of the best wood-fired pizzas in town. They have two locations in Wichita (East and West), offer full-service catering via the Hopperoni Express and are in the process of opening an events space situated just in front of their East Wichita location.

  • East & West
    • Sunday-Thursday :: 11:00am-10:00pm
    • Friday-Saturday :: 11:00am-11:00pm

Additional Breweries

{not brewing on-site}

Bricktown Brewery

Bricktown Brewery is a micro-brewery restaurant that has two locations in Wichita (East and West). They are a traditional American brew-pub that serves great tasting food and a vast selection of handcrafted beers.

  • East & West
    • Monday – Thursday :: 11:00 am – Midnight
    • Friday – Saturday :: 11:00 am – 1:00 am
    • Sunday :: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is a national chain that offers craft beer, delicious pizza, and an extensive menu for the whole family in a fun and casual setting.

  • Sunday – Thursday :: 11:00 am – Midnight
  • Friday – Saturday :: 11:00 am – 1:00 am

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