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2 Days, 2 Nights | St. Louis’ Craft Beer Scene

November 2, 2016 | 1

Like nearly any major city in America, the local brewing scene in St. Louis continues to grow rapidly. But unlike other cities where the brewing is made up of many startup breweries creating a new scene, here it’s more like we’re reclaiming our heritage as America’s brewing capital.

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Schlafly Beer | Bonfire Box (Variety Pack)

October 31, 2016 |

When hockey season starts in St. Louis, this is how I spend many a night:  I slip on my Blues ski cap to protect my balded head, throw on my jersey, bring out the big screen and connect it to my DirectTV Genie, light a fire and drink beer while watching the Blues. Cold beer in the backyard by the fire is one of life’s true pleasures. But until now, drinking by the fire could be a random affair. Not anymore thanks to Schlafly Beer Bonfire Box — beers designed for campfire-style drinking.

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Celebrating Two Years of ‘Weird’ Beer in St. Louis

October 26, 2016 |

Let’s get something straight – weird beer is awesome. Weird beer made in the shadow of the world’s largest lager brewery, Anheuser-Busch, is even awesomer.

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St. Louis Beer Community Rallying to Help Rebuild Hopskeller Brewery

October 26, 2016 |

WATERLOO, IL – They are literally the newest bar-brewery in our area, opening their doors just last month after two and a half years of dedicated work towards the goal.

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Urban Chestnut Zwickel Radlers to Debut at Oktoberfest

September 20, 2016 |

As the cooler temperatures of fall ascend on our city, it’s time to welcome back fall beers and of course fall beer festivals. That’s right it’s time to drop the C in October and replace it with the K, and welcome back all of area’s bests Oktoberfests.

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Ultimate 6er | In St. Louis This Week? We’ve Got Six Beers For You.

August 31, 2016 |

Drink 314 has joined forces with DrinkMoBeer.com to bring you a this week’s special Ultimate 6er – which we’ll dub Your STL 6er. It features six local or regional beers that we are recommending you try this week.  Chris, Tim and Andrew are all craft beer nuts and present an “everyone’s” opinion on the beers they find and tryout.  We hope you enjoy their reviews. Read More

Event Preview | Schlafly’s HOP in the City Festival in St. Louis

August 18, 2016 |

St. Louis has its fair share of beer festivals, but few incorporate music as well as Schlafly Beer‘s HOP in the City festival, which will hit our town on September 17th. Read More

St. Louis Favorite American Brown Getting Canned This Week

August 17, 2016 |

Getting ‘canned’ has never felt so good. Especially if you’re a fan of Civil Life Brewing Company‘s American Brown, one of their most popular brews. Read More

The 9 Best Urban Chestnut Beers to Enjoy with Crawfish

July 21, 2016 |

When you’re from St. Louis and you fall in love with a New Orleans girl and her father tells you to “suck the head or starve,” it can be interpreted many, many ways.  Luckily for me I knew exactly what he meant, grabbed my plastic plate, filled it with a pound or more of steaming hot, red mudbugs and my life would never be the same. Read More

Schlafly to Release 12-Pack Focused Around Individual Hops

June 28, 2016 |

Schlafly Beer is getting ready to release a new variety pack that features relatively new hops in a SMaSH (single malt & single hop) format to showcase the unique characteristics of the hops. The Hop Trial SMaSH Pack will be available everywhere Schlafly Beer is available starting July 4th.

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Modern Brewery & StilL 630 Collaborate on New Beer

June 1, 2016 |

Local distiller StilL 630 is once again partnering with good folks at the Modern Brewery.

The two have collaborated in the past with Modern Brewery using StilL 630’s RallyPoint barrels to produce a barrel-aged version of their chocolate coffee stout: Arkham’s Finest.

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6 St. Louis Beers Perfect for Team Captain America (Part 1)

May 18, 2016 |

Let’s get it out of the way.  I’ve never been a “geek” about anything, ever.  But after now attending two Comic-Con’s with my self-proclaimed “geek” of a son, who I might add was wearing his “Deadpool” costume, my inner “geek” … Read More

Crafting Beer Labels | Schlafly Brewing Walking Tree Wheat

May 2, 2016 |

It’s the age old question – “which came first the beer or the label?”

The mystery that is this question takes a turn when it comes to Schlafly’s newest twist on its popular Hefeweizen. This week I got a first taste … Read More

Schlafly | Summer Patio Pack

April 21, 2016 |

It warms both my heart and my beer gut to learn that Schlafly Beer has decided to just skip spring and move right into summer after announcing they’ve assembled their newest Summer Patio Pack.

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Brewery Showcase | The Modern Brewery (St. Louis, MO)

April 13, 2016 |

No fear and big ideas. What else can you say about the local brewery whose tap handles are adorned with light bulbs? Our visit to Modern Brewery‘s tasting room came just a few months after owners Beamer Eisele and lifelong … Read More

Urban Chestnut Adds Two To Its Year-Round Roster

April 12, 2016 |

Popularity can be a bitch. You make your debut, you find a few who quickly embrace you, and then next thing you know — you’re everywhere.

Such is the case for two popular Urban Chestnut Brewing Company beers. Hopfen made its debut back in 2011 and quickly became among the most popular of UCBC’s beers. In 2012 Dorfbier debuted, and it too was quickly embraced by the local and national beer loving world. Read More

Schlafly Beer | Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

April 4, 2016 |

St. Louis is quietly becoming a hub for some of the country’s best craft beer. Currently Schlafly Beer is available in 13 states and Washington DC. They feature a great variety of year-round beers, seasonals and special release brews. The process of aging beers in bourbon barrels is no longer a novelty, but a norm in the craft beer industry now. Schlafly has two beers in their wood aged series and one of them is their Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.

Schlafly BBA Imperial Stout

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The Story Behind the Most Popular Beer Poster in St. Louis

March 28, 2016 |

Ever since images of it were posted on the social media pages of the St. Louis Brewers Guild, the illustrated poster depicting the St. Louis area’s local brewing community has become a hot item for local beer lovers.     … Read More

Event Preview | What’s Lupulin & Why They Got It Wrong In 1909

March 25, 2016 |

What the heck is a Lupulin? It’s a question many St. Louis beer fans began asking in 2012 at the first annual 4 Hands Brewing Company’s Lupulin Carnival.

Some exhaustive research we dug up this gem: From the 1909 – … Read More

Brewery Showcase | Senn Bierwerks Planning 2017 Debut

March 24, 2016 |

St. Louis is a thirsty town and getting thirstier. Thankfully, the local brewing community is responding with new ideas, new beers, and new breweries.

This week we learned the plans of St. Louis’ soon to be ‘newest’ brewery, Senn Bierwerks. … Read More