Pale Ale from Kirkwood Station
More than 100 breweries were on tap in Forest Park Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4. Despite wet weather on Friday night, the beer was flowing. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the RFT. See the full slideshow here: 2013 St. Louis Microfest photos.
It's freakin' beer mania here in St. Louis this week! Deschutes Brewery is in town from Portland, Oregon, and they're partnering with various bars and restaurants in town to bring you a plethora of beer-related activities and events.
The festivities, which Deschutes calls Base Camp for Fanatics, o ... More >>
Just when you thought you've tried every beer there is in St. Louis, Alpha Brewing Company (1409 Washington Avenue; 314-651-093) opened its doors on Wednesday, April 10, and gave you ten additional craft brews to add to your tick list. Tucked away just off bustling Washington Avenue, the brewery an ... More >>
Wine and cheese. Sake and sushi. Champagne and caviar. Beer and...cupcakes?
Yeah, we're not so sure about that one, but Schlafly seems to think it works. The Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street; 314-241-2337) is hosting a Beer & Cupcake Pairing on Thursday, March 21 from 6 to 9 p.m.
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If you fly 30,000 oysters in from the Pacific coast, they will come. We imagine those were the sort of thoughts the folks at Schlafly had when planning their first stout and oyster festival. Help them make their shellfish dreams come true but checking out their event and more this weekend.
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Vin de Set (2017 Chouteau Avenue; 314-241-8989) hosts its fifth annual Oysters Five Ways Festival at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. The restaurant has flown in 1,400 Penn Cove Pacific oysters, and head chef and general manager Ivy Magruder tells Gut Check he and his kitchen staff are armed and ready to ... More >>
Old Rock House (1200 S. 7th Street, 314-588-0505) is introducing a new series pairing the release of St. Louis microbrews with local musicians. The kickoff is Wednesday with Schlafly releasing its Scotch Ale. The entertainment will come from Joe Stickley & Sean Canan. Doors open at 7 p.m., the show' ... More >>
Like any red-blooded American, Gut Check uses liquid medication to cope with holiday stress. Not only does a good winter cocktail make it possible to tolerate family members, say, inquiring about your procreation plans, it helps keep you warm, too. From now until Christmas, we're calling upon local ... More >>
brewdog.comAll this royal wedding talk is enough to drive Gut Check to drink. Well, nearly anything is enough to drive Gut Check to drink. Usually all it takes is something along the lines of, "Hey, want a drink?" Sometimes a mere grunt'll do.
At any rate, if beer's your thing, you won't be ... More >>
Kristina ColeyGreg Koch, CEO and Co-Founder of Stone Brewing
So Stone Brewing's selling their beer in Missouri. What's the big deal?
Greg Koch, the company's co-founder and CEO came to Missouri to kick off Stone Brewing's debut. His second order of business in St. Louis, after a beer-pairin ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Chrissy Wilmes profiles Schlafly Bottleworks bartender Megan Andreini. Below is a Q&A with Andreini, followed by the recipe for the Bottleworks' signature bloody mary.
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Wikimedia CommonsThree weeks ago Men's Health named St. Louis the sixth-drunkest city in America. Gut Check knows we can do better, so we posted some tips on how to reach the pinnacle of national drunkenness in '12.
This past weekend we got an e-mail from a fellow named John Clopton, who ow ... More >>