On March 6, Gut Check shared our experience test marketing a new Anheuser-Busch/InBev product, Bud Light Lime-A-Rita, a malt-liquor mashup mixed with Bud Light Lime. Research revealed that AB planned to release the product in April, and recently we received a shipment of Bud Light Lime-A-Rita at Gut ... More >>
It seems there are two types of folks in the Busch family. The colorful ones whose dalliances, excesses and questionable behavior (Gussie and August IV come to mind) capture headlines. And everyone else. Virginia Busch falls squarely in the latter category. So obscure is this member of St. Louis' ... More >>
Daily RFT didn't get an invite* to Governor Jay Nixon's fundraiser yesterday, but apparently hundreds of other people did.A source in attendance tells Daily RFT that an estimated 600 people arrived last night at the Renaissance Grand downtown to support Nixon in his bid for re-election. David Pea ... More >>
Francine Katz: Former Anheuser-Busch exec wins another round against her former employer.Francine Katz, who served as a vice president at Anheuser-Busch before resigning her position and filing a lawsuit alleging the company encouraged a "frat party" atmosphere and discriminated against female em ... More >>
Dirt Cheap lived up to its name in a bargain-basement production.We know the drill this morning. Time to re-watch all those Super Bowl commercials you missed while heading back to the fridge. Here -- in no particular order -- are the ads with St. Louis connections that we noticed during last nigh ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Chez Marilyn bartender Jacob Scarborough. Below is a Q&A with Scarborough, followed by a video of him mixing an Almond Joy martini.
Alissa NelsonWouldn't you just ... More >>