Aug 30

Win two tickets to Schlafly’s HOP in the City Festival

We will draw a winner in our contest around Noon on Friday, September 2, 2016. St. Louis has its fair share of beer festivals, but few incorporate music as well as Schlafly’s HOP in the City festival, which will hit our town on September 17th. The one day annual festival will feature more than 40 Schlafly …

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Aug 30

Beer will be flowing at Biergarten anniversary Sept. 1

South St. Louis’ Soulard neighborhood is the anchor of the city’s south side, and at its core is the brewery responsible for putting St. Louis in the beer history books.  But for more than a century, the only beer you could drink at the Anheuser Busch Brewery was the complimentary taster you’d get at the …

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Aug 24

Beer Event | Global Brew Craft Beer Bash

Global Brew Tap House presents the Global Brew Craft Beer Bash Beer & Music Festival on Saturday, August 27, 11AM – 8PM at Three Springs Park in Shiloh, IL. This event will feature live music all day with food from local restaurants including 1818 Chophouse, Noodles & Co., and Cleveland Heath. There is no charge …

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Aug 23

Lukas Wine & Spirits named best beer store in Missouri

Beverage consumed while writing: Civil Life American Brown Ale in a can. You can go into any gas station in America and pickup a six pack.  But that’s about as fun as filling up the gas tank. No thanks. For me, I’m finding the hunt for my next beer purchase as fun as the drinking.  I’m …

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Aug 21

Your mission: Go to the library, drink beer, eat food

A new beer festival is coming to St. Louis, courtesy of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.  Their inaugural Arts + Craft Brewfest will feature at least 15 local and national breweries, local restaurants and plenty of live music, all at the location you would expect to find a new beer festival – the library. To be …

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Aug 21

Ideas for matching Missouri Vignole wines with just about any food

Vignoles is what is called a hybrid grape.  I was developed in the late 1920s by French grape scientist Jean Francois Ravat.  Originally planted in the Cote D’Or region of Burgundy in France, it has thrived in Missouri and has become one of our state’s most versatile white grapes. According to Missouriwinecountry.com, Vignoles are used to …

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Aug 21

Need an excuse to drink more whiskey?

Not that we need one, but if you need an excuse, here’s one. On Aug. 31, our friends at Gamlin Whiskey House are hosting an evening with Jefferson’s Reserve Master Blender Trey Zoeller. Founded in 1997, Jefferson’s is the brainchild of Zoeller and his father Chet, a famed bourbon historian. They were continuing a family …

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Aug 19

Clayton’s Craft On Tap welcoming some excellent out-of-town options

Article’s Writing Beer: 4 Hands Contact High Key Lime, Main St. 4204 Pecan I was just perusing the guest list of the craft breweries taking part in this weekend’s second annual Craft on Tap and I do believe St. Louis beer lovers will be impressed. Here are the out-of-town brewers I’m most excited to check out. Against …

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Aug 16

5 St. Louis area distilleries need your vote to be Top10

This is a good time to be a lover of the almighty spirits.  There is so much going on both locally, nationally and worldwide, it is really hard to keep up.  I’ve actually quit trying, and instead i’m just letting the art that is bourbon, whiskey, vodka and tequila just flow over me.  Sorry gin, …

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Aug 15

Which local breweries are heading to Great American Beer Festival?

The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.  The event takes place from October 6 – October 8, but before you start booking flights, know this – the entire festival is sold out. Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event …

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