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2 Years of Beer!

View this post on Instagram A post shared by irrigation ales (@irrigationales) Come out this weekend as we celebrate TWO YEARS OF BEER! Friday we have Trivia on Tap – 2nd Anniversary Edition and Saturday we are celebrating 12-10 pm. Patio furniture is out and we’ll have a Crawfish Boil at 5 pm and the […]

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Craft Breweries to Raise a Glass to Kansas Day

A collaboration between eight of Kansas’ small-town breweries will recognize Kansas Day with a fundraiser to benefit the Kansas Sampler Foundation. Eight Kansas breweries are working on new beers to be released in honor of Kansas Day, the commemoration of Kansas becoming the 34th state on Jan. 29, 1861. The beers and special activities at […]

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Irrigation Ales to Participate in Ales for ALS™ in 2023

Beer sales will benefit ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute July 29, 2023 – COURTLAND, KANSAS, – This year, Irrigation Ales, along with hundreds of breweries across the United States are participating in Ales for ALS™, a program that raises money for vital ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). […]

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Greeley County Republican News

Our good friend Christy Hopkins jumped into the world of entrepreneurship in 2022 by taking over her hometown newspaper, the Greeley County Republican, in Tribune, Kansas. We were honored to be included in her January 5th editorial and this piece recapping the Kansas Rural Prosperity Summit in Wichita this fall. Thank you Christy for your […]

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Big Kansas Road Trip

On Saturday, May 6th, Irrigation Ales is hosting an irrigation canal driving tour from Irrigation Ales 414 Main Street, Courtland to the Lovewell Reservoir dam and back. You will drive your own vehicle on gravel or dirt (weather permitting) and make a few stops to learn about surface water irrigation in the Kansas Bostwick Irrigation […]

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Land of Aah’s Lager Collaboration

Courtland, KS – Irrigation Ales will be hosting a special celebration on Kansas Day Eve Saturday, January 28th, 2023 from 12 – 10 pm. This event will celebrate the eve of our great state’s 162nd birthday on January 29th. On that Saturday we are releasing a special collaboration beer, Land of Aah’s Lager, with the […]

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ONE YEAR OF BEER

View this post on Instagram A post shared by irrigation ales (@irrigationales) ONE YEAR OF BEER! Come out this Friday (2/24/23) and help us celebrate our first anniversary 5-11 pm. The band ‘Chicken Parts’ will be playing from 7-9 pm. Enter our drawing for $100 in Courtland Pride Bucks, IA merchandise, to-go beer, and other […]

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Live music Oct. 14th and Sunday Fun Day!

We are excited to bring this local musician group for a night of music! The Greatful Dead includes: Dr. Robert Holt, Butch Loring, Jim Erickson, Melinda Pierson, Blaine Miller, Tim Garman, Dan Kuhn from 7:00-9:00 pm. See below for our upcoming schedule for the remaining Sun Day Fun Day events in October with our build-your-own […]

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Courtland Pumpkin Fest Weekend

Courtland has no shortage of events this weekend for all ages with a book singing/photo exhibit, Courtland Pride Club’s Pumpkin Fest, Depot Market activities, new fall food specials at Adri’s, and Sunday Fun Day at IA with our Bloody Mary Beer Bar and Jitters On-the-Go food truck 12-5 pm October 9th! You can find flyers below for those events. To kick off this […]

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October Events

October is going to be a busy month in Courtland!!! This is the last month for the Depot Market  Sundays we will be open 12 -5 pm with a Blood Mary Beer Bar and food options like AnTeaQues, Jitters on the Go, and O.M.G Pizza – Wood-Fired Artisan Pizza. (see flyer below)  6-8th – We […]

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Book Signing – Celebrating Kansas Breweries

COURTLAND, KS – Irrigation Ales will host a book signing and presentation by Michael Travis, author of Celebrating Kansas Breweries: People, Places, and Stories. Join them at 414 Main Street, Courtland on Thursday, September 15th, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. Michael traveled for a year and visited every brewery in the state of Kansas, capturing the […]

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Irrigation Ales to Participate in Ales for ALS™ in 2022

Beer sales and release party funds will benefit ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute July 28, 2022 – COURTLAND, KANSAS, – Irrigation Ales and hundreds of breweries from across the United States are participating in Ales for ALS™ this summer, a program that raises money for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development […]

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KSN Secret Spots – Irrigation Ales

We made the trip to Courtland, KS to meet new friends at Irrigation Ales and learn about the unique irrigation system in that region of Kansas. Irrigation Ales is a rural brewery featuring six taps of their own handcrafted beers. They take pride in their unique agricultural ingenuity with a brewhouse made from retrofitted dairy tanks from […]

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Howlin’ Steve Howell this Friday night!

Blues / Americana IA is excited to feature another local musician Friday, July 8th from 6-8 pm. We have a new beer lineup this week listed below. Be on the lookout in the next few weeks for a Dunkelweizen, a super juicey IPA, a hoppy wheat beer, Lovewell Lager’s return, and more! Howlin’ Steve Howell is an […]

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Opinion: Heartland microbreweries show off people power

AN ARTICLE BY CHRIS GREENhttps://klcjournal.com/opinion-heartland-brew-irrigation-ales/ HEARTLAND MICROBREWERIES SHOW HOW SMALL BUSINESSES SHAPE SHARED PROSPERITY The building next to the post office on Main Street in Courtland, Kansas – population almost 300 – used to house the senior center. It’s now home to Irrigation Ales, a brewery that serves up six taps of handcrafted brews in […]

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Memorial Weekend Updates

Summer is near and we are expanding our hours!!! We will be open on Thursdays starting this May 26th open 5-10 pm. Just in time for those in town early for alumni reunions or campers getting an early spot at Lovewell State Park. FUN FACT: Lovewell was just named one of the 15 Best Campsites in the Midwest. This Saturday […]

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April Brewsletter

We have officially been open for a month, and it has been a crazy, exciting, and busy time for us. If you’ve stopped in or drove by you’ve probably seen the hustle and bustle on Main Street in Courtland. It gives us goose-bumps seeing 1-2 blocks of Main Street loaded with cars every Friday and […]

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We are opening!

“It’s the final countdown…” We are the proud owners of a Drinking Establishment Liquor License!  This means we can not only brew the beer, but we can sell it from our taproom too! We can also purchase Kansas-made wines and ciders to share with our taproom guests! It’s like the last piece to the opening […]

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January Brewsletter

There are a lot of changes happening at 414 Main Street, so we thought it was time for an update! If you’re local to the Courtland area you’ll see a lot of movement in and around the brewery as we are getting closer to opening our establishment. What we’ve been up to… Over the weekend […]

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Election Off To Slow Start

Vote To Decide Fate Of PV Bond Project; Alcohol Sale Change By Deb Hadachek – Telescope Newshttp://www.thebellevilletelescope.com Advance voting is off to a slow start despite two questions on the Republic County general election ballot, said Republic County Clerk Kathleen Marsicek. Regular voting precincts will be open Tuesday, November 2. The clerk’s office plans a […]

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Ballot Question to Remove Food Requirement for Alcohol Sales

Ballot Question to Remove Food Requirement for Alcohol Sales Courtland, KS – Voters in Republic County will consider a special question on the November ballot. Shall sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink in Republic County be allowed in public places without a requirement that any portion of their gross receipts be from sales […]

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Vote YES in Nov.

✔️ Vote yes and give new added-value businesses the freedom and opportunity to partner with existing eateries.

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Where does the irrigation water come from?

We took a road trip to show you how a network of canals brings water to farmers in the Courtland area from June through September.

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Help us repeal the 30% food sales for liquor by the drink establishments.

Recently our request to the Republic County Commissioners was covered in the Belleville Telescope. You can read the entire article below. Ballot Question In November Would Eliminate Food Requirement For Alcohol Sales By Deb Hadachek Telescope Newswww.thebellevilletelescope.com Republic County voters will be asked in November whether to remove a requirement that establishments that sell liquor-by-the-drink […]

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Why Irrigation Ales?

Sourced from the High Plains of eastern Colorado the Republican River begins near Haigler, Nebraska. After 453 miles it joins the Smoky Hill River at Junction City to form the Kansas River. The river was named for the a branch of the Pawnee Indians (Kitkehahki) known as “the Republicans”. Republic County, Kansas was named for the […]