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Beer

  • Calendar

    December 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Schlafly Releases its Surprisingly Light Coffee Chocolate Blonde Ale

    Java heads can rejoice at having three coffee beer options at the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street; 314-241-2337) this week. In addition to the winter seasonal Coffee Stout, which will be around for a few months, the tap list also includes a coffee variant of the Schlafly Imperial Stout and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Best Craft Brewery 2013: Perennial Artisan Ales Celebrates an Award-Winning Two Years

    In honor of our 2013 Best Of St. Louis issue, we're profiling some of the most fascinating winners from the Food & Drink section. The topic of this conversation: Best Craft Brewery. Read the entire Best of St. Louis issue here. We are not the only ones who recognized the brilliance that is Perenn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: October 11 to 13

    It's finally Oktoberfest! Check out the annual celebration of beer in Soulard, or, if that's not your style, meet St. Louis beekeepers and taste local honey at Extra Virgin. Either way, there's something for everyone this weekend. Read on for our food-related recommendations after the jump. See als ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Tripel Belgian Brasserie: Can Man Live on Beer Alone?

    Spoiler alert: I did not have the best experience dining at Tripel (1801 Park Avenue; 314-678-7787). While readers will find all of the details in my review, I can summarize by saying that it doesn't seem as if the dining room has found its stride yet, and the dishes are a little hit or miss. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Excel Brewing Celebrates First Anniversary

    Excel Bottling Company (488 South Broadway, Breese, Illinois; 618-526-7159) started churning out bottled soda in Breese, Illinois, after Edward "Lefty" Meier caught a bank robber on the lam and invested the reward money wisely. Last year, with the changing times, owner Bill Meier believed it was the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Budweiser Stadium Club at Lambert Closing, Will Reopen as Eighteen-76

    The Budweiser Stadium Club in Terminal 2 at Lambert Airport may not be big, but it's a fine place to grab a beer and watch the game while you're waiting on that delayed flight. However, the bar and grill will close August 6 for renovations over the next four to six weeks and reopen as Eighteen-76, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Scape's APA Benefit Dinner Shows Beer Can Be Just As Classy As Wine

    The Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri is pulling a off a remarkable feat: combining man's best friend with man's favorite beverage. Thursday, August 8, from 7 - 10 p.m. at Scape (48 Maryland Plaza; 314-361-7227) in the Central West End, the APA90 Fancy Feast, a celebration of the organ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: August 2 to 4

    This weekend, make the most out of the remainder of Craft Beer Week, hit up a blues and booze fest, pick up some groceries at the North City Farmers' Market, shop the Kitchen Conservatory annual sale and more. See also: - 10 Must-Drink Events for St. Louis Craft Beer Week - Pick-Your-Own Peaches R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Llywelyn's in Webster Groves Joins Craft Beer Week with Annual Dinner

    Llywelyn's (17 Moody Avenue; 314-692-1515) annual beer dinner will be held August 1, right in the middle of STL Craft Beer Week. Sure, you'll get some great beers (nine, to be exact), but Llywelyn's has also created food pairings that aren't normally on the menu -- hello, toasted ravioli! See also: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: July 26 to 28

    Get out and eat this weekend! St. Louis Craft Beer week is in full swing, the Saint Louis Art Museum wraps up its free outdoor film series, Broadway Oyster Bar hosts its next food fest, Dishcrawl hits the Delmar Loop and more. Read on for some tasty recommendations. See also: - 10 Must-Drink Events ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Schlafly's Bourbon Barrel Ale Available in St. Louis for the First Time Ever

    On Tuesday afternoon, Gut Check noticed what seemed to be a simple, unassuming tweet issued from the Schlafly Beer account that read, "We make a Bourbon Barrel Ale only sold in KY. For 1st time ever, we have some on draft at the Tap Room. #FYI". Immediately, we set off for the downtown Schlafly Tap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    What's on Tap at St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival

    The collective strength of the St. Louis brewing community will be on full display this weekend at Forest Park. On Friday through Saturday, June 14 and 15, the seventh annual St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival showcases some of the finest brews the region has to offer. The celebration brings togeth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 7 to 9

    Summertime means food trucks, wine fests and farmers' markets. Ease into the season with a fun event this weekend. Choose from National Doughnut Day with Strange Donuts, St. Louis Uncorked at Soldiers Memorial Plaza, Foodology at Missouri Botanical Gardens and more. Recommendations await after the j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Track Your Bud: Busch Stadium Budweiser Not from St. Louis?

    Gut Check recently received an e-mail from an inquisitive reader alerting us to a somewhat counterintuitive discovery made while using Budweiser's new Track Your Bud app. The app is pretty straightforward: Plug in the "born on" date or QR code found on the can or bottle and the origins of your bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    The Eight Bars With the Best Beer Selections in St. Louis: 2013

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2012 wasn't easy. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. This week: The eight bars with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    It's Deschutes Base Camp Week in St. Louis!

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    First Look: Alpha Brewing Company Opens on Washington Avenue

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Urban Chestnut to Open Second Craft Brewery, the Largest in St. Louis

    St. Louis beer lovers, rejoice! Having entered the local brewing scene a scant two years ago, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company (3229 Washington Avenue; 314-222-0143) announced a major expansion earlier this week that, when completed, will make the craft brewery the second-largest overall beer produc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 4, 2012
  • Calendar

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    St. Louis-Based American Patriot Beer Makes Its Local Debut

    Lifelong St. Louisan John Beal's favorite beer growing up was Budweiser. "I always wanted the Budweiser car to win," he says. When its parent company Anheuser-Busch was purchased by Belgian brewing behemoths InBev in 2008, the career roofer was "bothered" by the takeover, and decided to take matters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: August 3-5

    Friday (Aug. 3): Cherokee Street International Farmers' Market @ the intersection of Texas and Cherokee streets Peruse and purchase fresh, affordable produce right in the heart of the neighborhood. Admission is free. 4 to 7 p.m. Happy Hour Fridays @ Yemanja Brasil Unwind from the week with 50% of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    AB-InBev Wants You to "Track Your Bud"

    Look closely at that Budweiser in your hand. It has a German name. It was produced by Brazilians. Its brand-name used to be owned by the Dutch. But it's distinctly American. If you're confused, worry not. Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a new software program called "Track Your Bud," allowing you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Report: AB-InBev Outraged Over World Series Bet Excluding Budweiser

    Cardinals and Budweiser: Nothing to make light of.​St. Louis gossipmeister Jerry Berger writes this week that Anheuser-Busch InBev "is pissed" with a friendly wager that Mayor Francis Slay made with Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck over the World Series. The bet would have Slay winning some Texas stea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Budweiser Hopes "Bow Tie" Can Boosts Sales

    New can: Does it Bud for you? ​We'd always heard that the beer industry was pretty much recession-proof. In good economic times, people drank because they were happy. In bad economic times, people drank perhaps even more because they were depressed. Well, so much for that, at least according to An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Review Preview: Six Row Brewing Company

    Jennifer SilverbergBeer flights at Six Row Brewing Company​I took a break from writing reviews last week. What did I do instead? I drank beer. Specifically, I drank beer at Six Row Brewing Company (3690 Forest Park Avenue; 314-531-5600). I also tried some of the fare from the brewpub's relatively ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2011
  • Calendar

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    The Beertender Rings the Bell for Bell's Brewery

    If you haven't had any Bell's beers yet...well, you just might be new to this whole craft-beer thing. Bell's is one of those breweries that has repeatedly blown our minds over the years, getting us all frothy and hyper and passionate about better beer.Screenshot: www.bellsbeers.com​Bell's has bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    FoodWire: Six Row Brewing Company

    Another day, another brewpub for St. Louis: Six Row Brewing Company is now open at 3690 Forest Park Avenue. The address was once part of the Falstaff brewery, giving this new venture a direct connection to St. Louis' brewing history. Six Row currently has six beer styles: a Kölsch, a porter, an ESB ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    The Beertender Celebrates Rauchbier, or Smoke on the Wasser

    Berthold Werner, Wikimedia Commons​One of the things that I love about beer -- and, truth be told, wine and spirits, too -- is the sense that I'm drinking history. When a beer is made according to a nearly-lost brewing tradition, drinking it allows you a vibrant, if brief, glimpse into another er ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    FoodWire: Some Love for Schlafly

    As Gut Check has noted several times, this is the first annual St. Louis Craft Beer Week. So it's nice to see St. Louis craft breweries getting attention outside the area.First up, we have a poll for "Best Midwest Craft Brewery" on the Web site the Full Pint. Schlafly won with 25% of the vote, edgin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008
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    October 9, 2008
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    April 11, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 16, 2008
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    May 10, 2006
  • News

    May 3, 2006

    Notes from the Underground

    Urban spelunkers plunge deep to find mysteries waiting to be explored

  • Dining

    July 27, 2005

    Xingu Black Beer

    Yemanja Brasil, 2900 Missouri Avenue, 314-771-7457

  • Dining

    September 15, 2004

    Czechvar Premium Lager

    Vincent's Market, 2400 South 12th Street, 314-772-4710

  • News

    June 30, 2004

    Brilliant!

    The Beer Hall of Fame is a cool idea -- perhaps too cool for St. Louis

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Microbrewed Beer

    Schlafly Pale Ale

  • Music

    September 24, 2003
  • Calendar

    September 17, 2003

    No Wining

    Bottoming-out in Augusta

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Drinkin' Dirt

    Bargain brews such as Pabst Blue Ribbon are making a comeback in some of St. Louis' hippest clubs, but Anheuser-Busch isn't too worried

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Use for a Lemon

    Dropped Into a Schlafly Hefeweizen, St. Louis Brewery and Tap Room

  • News

    May 19, 1999
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