The Foundry | Kansas City, Missouri
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The Foundry
Excellent based on 25 ratings
Type: Bar

424 Westport Road
Kansas City, Missouri United States 64111 [ print map ]
816 960 0866

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Hours: Open 7 Nights. 4pm - 3am


Mayor: kevinator (6) | Taps: 35 | Bottles: 120


The Foundry

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Beer Available At The Foundry (arranged by most recent)
Jolly Pumpkin / Anchorage Calabaza Boreal 97, Free State Cloud Hopper Imperial IPA 99, Dieu du Ciel Route des Épices 85, McCoys Hefe Weizen 40, McCoys Brite Lager , McCoys Ginger Shandy 44, McCoys Double IPA , McCoys Hog Pound Brown 44, McCoys Raspberry Wheat 31, Kasteel Rouge 92, Perennial 17 95, New Holland White Hatter 84, McCoys Oatmeal Stout 59, McCoys Unfiltered Wheat 17, McCoys Newcombs IPA 77, McCoys Gose , 4 Hands Chocolate Milk Stout 93, Perennial Saison de Lis 95, 4 Hands Late Harvest Saison , Perennial Abraxas 100
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25 reviews for The Foundry
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  76%
 Selection  79%
 Food  78%
 Value  69%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  90%
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90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (1459) Washington, Washington DC | June 30, 2012
Holy cow, great place. Although you can get here from McCoy’s without going outside, the atmosphere is a million times better. Draft list is solid, with everything available in six ounce ir full pours. Great bittle list, from near and far. Didn’t try the food cause I ate at McCoy’s, but I wish I had eaten here.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
GT2  (567) San Diego County , California | June 7, 2013
Attached to McCoy’s and probably same owners as Beer Kitchen across the street. These three bars make the Westport trendy neighborhood the place to be for beer in KC. Foundry has a trendier, modern atmosphere. Larger, varied tap list compared to its peers. Better food than the typical pub far at McCoy’s next door. And it has some of the low quality McCoy’s house beers on tap just not as many as the brewpub side. Foundry offers tasters whereas the McCoy side seems to not know what a taster means. Fun place. Still, I liked Beer Kitchen even better.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
theisti  (497) Leawood, Kansas | December 8, 2008| Updated June 28, 2012
Visited on Saturday night, fairly early in mid-November as well as December 6th. In addition to 5-6 McCoy taps, they have a very nice beer list with some nice rotators in seasonals. St. Bernardus Abt 12 on tap was nice. I would put the selection right up there with Flying Saucer and Grinders. On the last visit, I had a New Belgian Le Fluer. Food is also quite tasty, I had the TNT Tacos and a Burger. Both were unique, and well above average bar food. The space is self is sort of an industrial modern, though with comfortable booths and a nice open horseshoe bar. It was fairly quiet, though I have heard it gets pretty busy with DJs and what not later in the evening. Service was excellent both visits, and the bartender is one of the best I have ever seen. Certainly worth a visit, and if you only have time to hit McCoys or the Foundry, I would probably hit the Foundry. If you are local, and have time for both, certainly hit both.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
TwoSipDip  (413) Fort Collins, Colorado | September 22, 2013
Real fucken chill place with a nice atmosphere and good service. Lots of good, fresh beers on tap. One of my favorite stops in KC.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu  (398) Cincinnati, Ohio | August 6, 2012
Popped in the Foundry during a Deschutes event while we were in KC for the weekend. Just had a beer, but it was a good one- the Black Butte XXIV. The atmosphere is great- low-lit, cool signage, steel/iron fixtures. Hard to describe, but my favorite atmosphere of the places we went in KC. Great neighborhood, too. A door opens to McCoy’s, which we only walked through. They share ownership, from what I can tell. The staff here was solid; busy at the time but accommodating. The beer was a little on the expensive side for KC but they had some real gems. The bottle selection is worth checking out; I saw a Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown in there, among other nice stuff from all over the place. Definitely worth a visit while in KC.
56
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla  (302) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | November 4, 2013
A bit of a gritty restaurant/beer bar north of the plaza. Service was a slow and I was continually given out of date beer menus that made ordering beers quite difficult. Furthermore server was not familiar with the beers at all. Food was alright and prices were a touch high. I left disappointed.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 15/20
JoeinEscazú  (278) Ozark, Missouri | August 27, 2012
Modern garage-cool bar with young crowd and plenty of tattoos. Beer list is all over the map in an interesting way, overcoming reliance on the sister brewpub next door. Barman seemed to know his stuff. Tasty, stylish, overpriced nibbles. Beers were a bit pricey too, we thought, but a fun place to drink, especially if living or staying nearby.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
jcnielsen  (224) Charlotte, North Carolina | September 26, 2012
I would probably put The Foundry as the 2nd best bar for beer in Kansas City, behind Flying Saucer. Around 32 beers on tap, the selection rotates pretty often. They will also have McCoy’s beers on tap (from McCoy’s next door). Good selection, good atmosphere.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty  (202) Bourbon County, Minnesota | February 27, 2013
Stopped in while in KC for work and things got off to an interesting start. Apparently I entered the parking lot the wrong way and took some dude’s spot. We both walked in together and he made it a point to mention that to me. Oops, my bad, hahaha. Seemed like a cool joint. Beers on tap and in bottles were solid. Samples of the Mccoy’s beers for $4 was awesome. Service was solid and food was pretty good. I would come back for sure.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff  (183) .....Manchester United.........., Texas | July 15, 2011
After wasting my time at McCoys, this place made me smile again.. Had alot of the McCoy beers, and a kickass tap section of other micros with a cool little bottle section too.. really enjoyable food, weed plants growing outside, and the hippest bathrooms in history.. . friendly staff, unique atmosphere and across the street from beer kitchen, what else could you want!

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