Welcome to Walnut River Brewing

Brewing finely crafted beers since 2013, including your favorite Irish red ale, Warbeard. Available in El Dorado at our original Taproom, in Wichita at our full-service restaurant and brewpub, the PourHouse, and at your local liquor retailer.

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Enjoy one of our classic brews:

“If it isn’t already, Warbeard will soon be your favorite Irish Red.  With caramel and toffee-like sweetness on the first taste, it slowly fades into a slightly dry finish.  Hold it up to the light and you’ll enjoy the ruby highlights.  It’s a smooth, malt focused beer that’s almost too easy to drink.”

Feeling thirsty? You will be soon.

Find your next beer:

Featured beer:


Style: Marzen

ABV: 5.4%

IBU: 27

Availability: 6-packs, Variety Packs, draft, growlers, crowlers

Description: Historically brewed in March and lagered in cold caves until the fall, modern versions of Oktoberfest, including ours, is an amber colored, medium-bodied, malty beer that has great balance and is moderately hopped with a slightly dry finish. 


Upcoming events:

  • October 28 – Emporia Brews and Bites

    Join us for the inaugural Brews and Bites event! Sip on Walnut River beers, and snack on gourmet bites while enjoying live music by Annie Up, all benefiting a great cause.

  • November 26 – Black Friday Homebrew Competiton

    Homebrewers will compete for the chance to have their recipe produced, packaged and sold by Walnut River Brewing Company!

  • November 26 – Mug Club Sign Up

    Join our exclusive Mug Club at the El Dorado Tap Room or The PourHouse ICT! Members receive discounted beer, food and merchandise as well as other exclusive benefits.