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Piney River Brewing Flows All the Way to Confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers

Piney River Brewing Company has partnered with Craft Republic in St. Louis to get beer flowing from the Ozarks farm brewery all the way to the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers in St. Louis city, county, and surrounding counties. “We are very excited about the opportunity to send our award-winning beers to the largest beer-drinking population in our great state,” Brian Durham, head brewer, co-founder and co-owner at Piney River Brewing, said. Durham and his wife, Joleen, founded the brewery in 2010 with a small, one-third barrel brewing system on their 160-acre farm in South Central Missouri. The…
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Piney River Brewing Hosts Fundraising Event for Houston Education Foundation

Piney River Brewing Company in Bucyrus is hosting a multi-faceted event to raise funds for the Houston Education Foundation (HEF) on Saturday, September 3 at the brewery in Bucyrus. Board members from HEF will be at the brewery for most of the day cooking bratwurst and hot dogs. Funds raised from the sale of food will benefit the local foundation. In addition to food sales, a portion of every pint sold at the brewery that day will go to HEF. A cornhole tournament sponsored by Country Financial and USA Mortgage will also benefit HEF. The tournament will be managed by…
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Party of the Decade at Piney River Brewing in July

Piney River Brewing Company is celebrating their tenth anniversary on Saturday, July 31st at the brewery in Bucyrus. The “10th Aleiversary” party will be held at the BARn—the brewery and tap room located off Junction ZZ in Bucyrus—from 2 to 10 p.m. The annual party features beer releases, live music, and food. After first postponing the brewery’s ninth anniversary in March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the brewery chose not to reschedule the event because of ongoing community concern. “The 2021 celebration has been anticipated for quite some time since we chose to not to hold our Aleiversary…
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Eighth Aleiversary Event Planned at Piney River Brewing

Bucyrus, Missouri • February 23, 2019—Piney River Brewing Company is celebrating their eighth anniversary on Saturday, March 23rd at the brewery in Bucyrus. The “8th Aleiversary” party will be held at the BARn—the brewery and tap room located off Junction ZZ in Bucyrus—from 12 to 7 p.m. This year’s Aleiversary event features special beer releases, two bands, and two food trucks. Mule Team IPA, an imperial India pale ale, is released annually at Piney River’s Aleiversary. The 2019 Mule Team will be a “brut-style” IPA—dry, crisp, and heavily hopped and dry-hopped exclusively with Nelson-Sauvin hops from New Zealand. The Nelson-Sauvin variety…
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Fall on the Farm

We have been asked for a long time about holding an event on the Farm during the autumn months. It seems like we spend a lot of the weekends in the fall doing events everywhere but at home. Join us this Saturday for Fall on the Farm. We've got music! Two BARn favorites, Keith Allen and Casey Lynne will both play sets. We've got food! TNT Wing Machine from Van Buren will have all the chicken--wings, sandwiches, bone-in, boneless.  We're excited to have them join us for the first time.  We will also have soft pretzels and beer cheese in…
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Gold, Silver, and Bronze at 2018 US Open Beer Championship

Piney River Brewing won three medals at the US Open Beer Championship. Winners were announced this week. US Open Beer Gold Medalist, Black Walnut Wheat; silver medalist, Andy’s Root Beer, and bronze medalist, Float Trip Ale. Piney River received a gold medal for Black Walnut Wheat, a silver medal for Andy’s Root Beer, and a bronze medal for Float Trip Ale. The US Open Beer Championship is held annually in Oxford, OH.  This year, over 6,300 beers from around the world were entered in 110 different beer style categories. The contest is open to professional brewers and home brewers.  US…
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Introducing the Root Beer that Needs No Introduction–Andy’s

Well, he did it.  Andy finally got his root beer into a can. Andy was just five years old when we started turning that old barn into the BARn. He barely remembers a time that "the brewery" wasn't part of our family breakfast, lunch, dinner, vehicle, kayaking, porch-sitting, you-name-it conversations.  He's learned the vernacular of the business, and a few years into the business, Andy had an itch to have a product of his own.  Naturally, we're a family-friendly establishment, and if your parents make beer and you're in elementary school, you should make root beer.  Andy's Homemade Root Beer…
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It’s Our 7th Aleiversary! Who’s Ready for a Party?

Piney River Brewing Company is celebrating their seventh anniversary on Sat., Mar. 24th at the brewery in Bucyrus. The “7th Aleiversary” party will be held at the BARn—the brewery and tap room located off Junction ZZ—from 12 to 7 p.m. “We are looking forward to enjoying a beautiful spring day in the Ozarks at our upcoming Aleiversary,” Joleen Durham, co-founder and owner, said. Durham described the Aleiversary as “the biggest event in Bucyrus”.  Each spring hundreds of people from across the region visit the Piney River Farm for the Aleiversary. “The event is family-friendly, and there is no charge for admission,”…
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