Bier Station

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Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

120 E Gregory Blvd
Kansas City, Missouri, 64114-1120
United States

(816) 548-3870 | map

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Reviews by Bosoxfan20:
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Bosoxfan20 from Missouri

4.66/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 2.5

A cool little bier garten that has a nice tap menu and a decent selection of bottled beers to be consumed on premises or to be taken home. The tap list is usually pretty solid (have seen Cantillon here) and they do a good job of mixing things up with a wide variety of styles.

You will see 2 prices on each bottle/pack in the self serve cooler area. The higher price is for if you wan to consume it there, and the lower price is what you pay if you wan to take it home as though you were shopping at a standard liquor store. Honestly, both prices and tap prices are a little on the high side by KC standards.

The atmosphere is usually pretty mellow. A few tables down stairs and bench seating at the enclosed balcony with a nice view. Alternative music plays at a level where you can still have a conversation, so a good place to chill.

Service is usually pretty good. The owner is a fantastic guy that aims to please.. Staff seems to be well informed on the beer.

Food is certainly the low point. Very average brats at a price that stings a bit. Probably even below average food now that I think about it.

Come here if you are looking for a good tap selection and a chilled atmosphere to talk with friends. Awesome events take place here such as Zwanze Day and Best of the Midwest (including BA Abraxas). Probably the best spot to get great craft beer in KC. Love the small pours too!

Mar 10, 2014
More User Reviews:
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slasich from Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

May 16, 2020
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Powli from Kansas

4.84/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Sep 25, 2018
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AlexBrews from Missouri

4.93/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Hands down, the best Beer Bar in the state of Missouri. I refuse to go to KC without stopping at Bier Station.

May 09, 2018
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Davit from California

5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Dec 15, 2017
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86sportster883 from Maryland

4.33/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I really liked this place. The draft selection was quite unique and well thought out, with an excellent combination of local, craft and foreign brews. This is a beer enthusiast's destination, and you will not be disappointed. Very laid back, kind of a Bernie Sanders' supporter type crowd ( disillusioned, but mellow and hoping for the best). The pulled pork KC Carolina sandwich was very good and paired well w/the Zipline Smoked Bock that I was drinking. Followed that up with two flights of beers that I've mostly never seen on tap anywhere else. Been to a number of places during my four week stay in KC, and this place was definitely the one that caters to the beerdo in all of us.

Nov 15, 2016
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Billolick from New York

4.42/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

super worthy destination. Huge selection, friendly staff, chill location, outside areas/decks to imbibe upon...just go...they have what you are looking for.....

Aug 19, 2016
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Scott17Taylor from Iowa

4.64/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Jul 25, 2016
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Harrison8 from Missouri

4.43/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Inside is dark, with dark wood floors and dark tinted windows. A bar running the length of the opposite side of the room offers up space for patrons and to order beer; unfortunately, there is no sectioned off area to order beer, making it a bit of a pain on busy nights. A long bar-like bench with high top chairs sits opposite the bar, up against the windows for a quiet, contemplative place to sit. The remainder of the main floor seating is 4-tops and a handful of longer tables with benches. The space faces north, which makes for some nice sun on the exterior patio. Upstairs is an open space with astroturf, garage doors for ventilation in the mild months, and German beer hall style tables and benches. The heating and cooling in this room can be very hit or miss, and stays a little warmer during the hot months of summer. Overall feeling is relaxing. Service is good, but can be a bit slow at times, particularly since the bar staff seem to all be long standing employees with many regular customers returning and chatting. Service is best on slow to medium days. Selection is solid, with a focus on American craft beer, meaning very few imports to select from here. Packaged beer is split about half and half between being sold individually, either for a mix-six pack (individually priced bottles/cans) or for consumption on site, and in packs. The 30 taps offer a wide array of styles and selection, but do tend to center on IPAs generally without fail. Food is quality, especially for the lunch special (most any beer is $4 with the purchase of a meal), but not the reason to make a stop. Specials are available throughout the year as well.

Jul 19, 2016
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mojohawk21 from Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Jun 04, 2016
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ArsMoriendiOU818 from California

4.68/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Everything about this place is amazing. Great staff. Great draft selection. Love the option of having 4 oz. pours as well. Amazing prices and an awesome bottle selection for on-site consumption or to-go (though to-go prices are considerably lower). Cool deck area upstairs. This place simultaneously functions as one of the best bottle shops in the area, and being a kick-ass bar. I would really like to get back here some day.

Jan 16, 2016
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AndyEdgar from Illinois

4.64/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Dec 26, 2015
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mig100 from Texas

4.41/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Nov 27, 2015
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GRG1313 from California

5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This is one of the best places - ever. I missed this one on my last trip to KC and never again. Great selection of beers from all over, although a bit weak on beers from the West Coast. However, this is an all around great place with a huge selection of bottles and a great tap list.

This is one place that I'll hit each and every time in KC. It's perhaps the only "don't miss" if you have only one place to go.

Oct 07, 2015
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Reed from Missouri

4.2/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Jul 27, 2015
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

4.36/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Jul 23, 2015
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zeff80 from Missouri

4.3/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Large open seating area inside with some outside options, too. I love the beer board that lists details including how much is left in the keg. Selection is strong. The beer to go is nice too, although they did have an old beer hidden in there that I accidentally purchased.

Jul 10, 2015
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aratcliffe from Kansas

4.54/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Mar 25, 2015
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Aquamarine330 from Missouri

4.18/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Feb 06, 2015
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psweendogg from Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Jan 29, 2015
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UrbanCaveman from Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Stopped in during a trip to KC, to find a craft beer bar that seems deceptively larger inside than it appears from without. The tap list was quite decent, and kept updated on a couple large-screen monitors above the bar, complete with little keg gauges to show approximately how much is left of each beer.

Bar staff seemed to really know their beer, and there's a sizeable bottle collection that takes up an entire wall of coolers, either for on-site consumption or as a bottle shop. There's a relatively small and simple food menu, which includes some particularly tasty brats. The crowd is friendly, the atmosphere laid back, the feel much like a comfortable little dive bar.

Would return if ever back in town.

Jan 12, 2015
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jaydoc from Kansas

4.6/5  rDev +1.3%

Oct 26, 2014
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pjbfromkc from Kansas

4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

Oct 14, 2014
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joemetric from Kansas

4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

Sep 29, 2014
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jaminjohnson from Canada

4/5  rDev -11.9%

Sep 25, 2014
Bier Station in Kansas City, MO
Place rating: 4.54 out of 5 with 48 ratings