Take a Self-Guided Tour To Springfield's Craft Breweries

Springfield has its fair share of craft breweries, so why not go on a one-day brewery hop? To ensure the ultimate safety and legality for you and your crew, be sure to have a designated driver who can safely escort you from hop to hop.

By Claire Porter

Apr 2020

Great Escape Beer Works in Springfield MO
Photo courtesy Great Escape Beer WorksBegin your brewery tour at Great Escape Beer Works, Springfield's southern most brewery. Take advantage of the views of Galloway from the deck.

Great Escape Beer Works

4022 S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield417-824-4043
Get a birds-eye view of the Galloway district from the breezy second floor of Great Escape. The beer menu offers a little something for everyone, and there are plenty of games to while the time away.

4x4 Brewing Co.

2811 E. Galloway St., Suite A, Springfield; 417-861-6400
Just a short walk away is 4x4. The game-filled taproom has a vast menu of beers in creative flavor combinations. And if you’re feeling noshy, grab a slice from The Pitch Pizza Truck.

Prehistoric Brewing Co. 

1816 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield
The newest kid on the block, Prehistoric Brewing was eyeing an early spring opening at press time. Beers might not be ready yet, but you can at least stare transfixed by the glowing lava bar.

Tie & Timber Beer Co.

1451 E. Cherry St., Springfield417-429-9131
Rountree’s neighborhood brewery has a rotating selection of flavorful suds, which pair well with nearby nibbles from Team Taco, Skully’s Food Truck and more. 

Mother’s Brewing Co.

215 S. Grant Ave., Springfield417-862-0423
Kick off your downtown hops-hop at Mother’s. Burn off some energy (or carbs) with a quick jaunt around the lawn, and see what’s on tap, including new flavors of Ready Hard Seltzer

Editor's note: As of Tuesday, April 28, Mother's Brewing Company issued a recall on the Ready Hard Seltzer, citing a quality issue. Check Mother's website for further updates and information.

Lost Signal Brewing Co.

610 W. College St., Springfield417-869-4755
Stave off your appetite with a barbecue snack at Lost Signal. Can’t find it? Let the blinking radio tower guide the way to cold beer and fully loaded barbecue nachos. 

Springfield Brewing Co.

305 S. Market Ave., Springfield417-832-8277
If you’re slowing down, Brew Co. is the place to take it easy. Plunk down in front of an entree, like the mac and cheese, and sip on one of SBC’s many brews.

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