May 1, 2023

New Beer Anchors Away IPA We brewed our new beer Anchors Away IPA in collaboration with our friends at Kansas City Shanty Choir. Bursting with citrus flavors and aromas, this West Coast inspired IPA has a resinous mouthfeel with a delicious and lasting hop bitterness. Kansas City Shanty Choir What’s the Shanty Choir? We’re glad […]

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First Friday Artist Steve Bulcock

First Friday New Artist: Jeff Bulcock We are delighted to welcome local artist Jeff Bulcock’s work to our space for First Fridays. Jeff relocated to the Kansas City area in 1974 with his parents and siblings and has called KC home ever since. He started a remodeling business, Twin Oaks Remodeling, in 1989 and still […]

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First Friday New Artist: Jeff Bulcock

May 1, 2023

Finest Folk First Fridays Live Music May 5

April 26, 2023

Rochester kicks off May 5 Finest Folk First Fridays in collaboration with our Crossroads neighbors Folk Alliance International and the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation with a bang! We have an evening of fun and live music planned at various locations throughout the neighborhood. Rochester: Kasey Rausch and Kristin Hamilton Wednesday night regulars Kasey Rausch and […]

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Irish Coffee Stout

New Beer Alert: Irish Extra Coffee Stout Head brewer David Bulcock created this Irish Extra Coffee Stout with the Rochester Original Coffee blend roasted by head coffee roaster Philip Enloe. It features prominent notes of coffee and dark chocolate with a hint of smokiness and a full bodied mouthfeel. What is Irish Extra? The Irish […]

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New Beer Alert: Irish Extra Coffee Stout

April 24, 2023

Mini Coffee Roaster

April 23, 2023

Sample Coffee Roasting at Rochester Before purchasing hundreds of pounds of coffee beans, head roaster Philip Enloe tests a wide range of sample coffee roasts. Many factors affect a coffee beans flavor, including the region where it’s grown, variety of plant and how it’s processed. How it’s roasted also plays a big factor in the […]

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Parkville Blend Coffee Beans

New Coffee: Parkville Blend To celebrate our second location at 100 S. Main St. in Parkville, we are renaming our popular espresso blend to “Parkville Blend.”  Rochester wanted to honor the vibrant community of Parkville that has welcomed us so warmly. This particular coffee bean blend features bold yet smooth flavors that are both traditional […]

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New Coffee: Parkville Blend

April 20, 2023

April 18, 2023

New Coffee Roast Available: Columbia Finca La Veranera Our head coffee roaster Philip Enloe has just released freshly roasted Colombia Finca La Veranera coffee beans. All Rochester Brewing and Roasting coffees are sourced from small family farms that use responsible farming techniques. This one comes from the Giovanit family farm in the Quindio region of […]

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NFL Draft Tailgate Party April 27 3-9 pm, April 28 3-9 pm April 29 10 am - 3 pm

Enjoy a Draft during the Draft! Are you ready, KC? We are hosting an NFL Draft Tailgate Party at Rochester Brewing and Roasting April 27, 28 & 29. We are walking distance, just a few blocks away, from the football frenzy at Union Station during the NFL Draft. We will be open early serving beer, […]

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NFL Draft Tailgate Party at Rochester

April 16, 2023

KC Shanty Choir

April 10, 2023

We cant wait for the Sea Shanty Choir to return with FOUR more scheduled Sea Shanty Singalongs in the coming months. The events are free, family-friendly and open to the public. The Kansas City Sea Shanty Choir will lead sing-alongs from 7-9 p.m. at Rochester’s Crossroads location on: April 15 May 27 June 30 July […]

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Belgian Saison

New Beer Alert: Traditional Belgian Saison Rochester has just tapped a traditional Belgian Saison. It features prominent fruity esters with light notes of bubblegum and spice. A dry finish with light bitterness keeps it light and refreshing. A Little Saison Background Saisons originated with Belgian farmers who created their own ale to enjoy and share […]

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New Beer Alert: Traditional Belgian Saison

April 4, 2023