In March, the Tap (3803 Elm Street; 636-724-4242) opened in St. Charles, featuring a multitude of taps -- we're not just talking beer, here. Of the 33 beer taps available at the bar, the Budweiser Chill-Rite dispenses the coldest and creamiest brew possible, says proprietor Jerry Berhorst, explainin ... More >>
The sun is out, the birds are chirping and the gray drudgery of the past few months seems like a bad dream -- and for families looking to get out of the house this weekend, there's no more more wholesome an attraction than Grant's Farm in south county. First opened in 1954, Anheuser-Busch is celeb ... More >>
No jerseys. No hats. No backpacks. Or else it's no Ballpark Village for you. The long-awaited entertainment district -- which some are adorably calling St. Louis' new living room -- opens this week and, in preparation, released its very strict post-9 p.m. dress code online.
Ballpark Village is in the home stretch. Before the Cardinals take the field in St. Louis for the first time this season, the long-awaited, $100 million restaurant/entertainment district bordering Busch Stadium will officially open with six days of watch parties, grand openings and even a free conc ... More >>
Why did we drink so much last night? Why do we always start of the new year with an epic hangover? New Years Day can be rough. With so many places closed and hungover brains barely functioning, Daily RFT is here to offer five St. Louis events and places that are still open today, in case you need t ... More >>
It's finally here! St. Louis' huge, annual food event, Taste of St. Louis (Soldiers Memorial Plaza, 14th & Chestnut streets), is upon us. Oh, sorry, it's the "Budweiser Taste of St. Louis" this year now that Anheuser-Busch is a big sponsor, but we can't complain about more beer now, can we? All the ... More >>
Craft beer has boomed over the past few years and with it, beer-centric events new and old -- attendance at Oktoberfests has ballooned, for example. But in St. Louis, spirited beer-drinking is too established and ingrained the culture to be called just a trend. Here are thirty ("Only, thirty?" you m ... More >>
There were several exciting openings this month, though we're still waiting impatiently on a few (ahem, Blueprint and Strange Donuts). We got a first look at The Dam in Tower Grove and tried out the new Biergarten at the Anheuser-Busch brewery. Unfortunately, Local Harvest Cafe & Grocery in Kirkwood ... More >>
The latest addition to the Anheuser-Busch flagship brewery (South 12th Street & Lynch Street; 314-577-2626), an outdoor biergarten, is now open. Anheuser-Busch is hoping that the new space will attract even more visitors, and, if you can believe it, get people to try some new beers (no, not Bud Ligh ... More >>
For the 25th consecutive year, Anheuser-Busch is once again the sole beer sponsor of the Super Bowl. This year the St. Louis-based brewer plans to unveil at least four commercials during Sunday's big game that is expected to draw at least 111 million viewers. See also: - Anheuser-Busch Dethroned ... More >>
Five inmates at a prison in Idaho have sued Anheuser-Busch, along with several other alcoholic beverage producers, claiming that had they only known that alcohol is addictive, they wouldn't have touched the stuff. Instead, delicious Budweiser and Michelob ruined their lives and made them do a strin ... More >>
Oh, yawn, just another week in Anheuser-Busch InBev's Borg-like growth across the world. First came news that A-B has agreed with the St. Louis Cardinals and developer Cordish Companies to be a tenant for the first phase of the long-delayed Ballpark Village project. A-B will open a restaurant feat ... More >>
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 >>
In the past year, Will Ferrell has made a series of low-budget (to be generous) ads for Old Milwaukee, which aired in very, very few, very small markets. Last night, Deadspin reports, during the Super Bowl, North Platte, Nebraska, was treated to the following: If nothing else, it's more succinct ... More >>
Well sports fans, it's the day you've all been waiting for. The St. Louis Squirrels will face the Texas Trash 'Staches one final time on this most hallowed day of baseballing, Game Seven. 5. Friendly's: There's no point in going broke just for a baseball game, and at Friendly's, that's bare ... More >>
Happy birthday, MTV! Although you take a lot of whacks for not playing music anymore, there's no doubting the swift and massive change in American culture after your debut. Not only did video kill the radio star, it smacked the crap out of staid old food advertising. In a few brief years, we ... More >>
aldenteblog.comYou want fries with that Burger King beer? Taking lead from a handful of Whopper Bars -- Burger King restaurants that serve beer -- and a few Seattle Starbucks outlets that have started serving beer and wine in the evenings, Sonic's jumping on the fast food booze bandwagon. Two ... More >>
It's sunny outside. It's 2 hours and 33 minutes until the Fourth of July weekend. You'd rather be outside, sittin' on a porch, doublefisting Budweiser and a popsicle. If you're like A to Z, installed in a cubicle and lit by romantic fluorescence as another gorgeous summer afternoon shimmers ... More >>
Zach Galifianakis: bro-dawg, beardo, and apparently huge environmentalist.Things we have learned about dudes from beer commercials: Dudes like beer and camaraderie, and they dislike effort and fussy groomy things like shaving.So -- and again, our research here is based entirely on Beer Commercial ... More >>
This trio is no longer limited to a flatscreen.Quick: What's your bet for the first Super Bowl ad on Sunday - Budweiser, Pepsi or Ford? Or, how about Option 4: Who cares? That's the attitude of Washington University marketing Professor Seethu Seetharaman, who opines on the Wash U. website ... More >>
7 p.m. Thursday, August 26. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
Photos by Keegan HamiltonBudweiser: It's what American soccer fans drink to drown their sorrows.The lingering question after watching the American soccer team get robbed of a comeback victory against Slovenia earlier today has nothing to do with the offside rule or the poor eyesight of referees f ... More >>
As a co-worker put it: "How fitting -- the return of the air show and the B-52's." Earlier today, Mayor Slay and Joseph F. Imbs, III, the chairman of the Fair Saint Louis Foundation, announced that soul/R&B crooner John Legend and good-time, party-hearty new-wavers the B-52's will be appearin ... More >>
Image viaWho's behind the latest brewery lay-offs?Like a shopper deciding between Bud Light and Bud Select, local brewery workers are stuck with two underwhelming options from AB-InBev: retire early or get laid off.We missed this story when it first appeared in last Friday's St. Louis Business Jo ... More >>
Ralphie May thought life on the road was tough enough. Now his two-year-old daughter, April June, and eight-month-old son, August, are teaching the Last Comic Standing vet just how grueling -- and rewarding -- the journey can be. May comes to St. Louis with a show at 8 p.m. Friday, February 26 at t ... More >>
Image via FlickrNo, it's not actually Bud Light.As the brewer has done in the past when there's been a natural disaster and clean water is hard to come by, they ship in drinking water in what looks like plain white beer cans. As memory serves, last time they did this was after Hurricane Katrina.T ... More >>
Alberto Gottardo, Wikimedia CommonsWhat better time than the onset of warm weather for a delicious beer? So what better time than June for the first St. Louis Craft Beer Week? A week filled with tastings, talks and more tastings celebrated the booming craft-beer scene in St. Louis. And speakin ... More >>
User "Tomascastelazo," Wikimedia CommonsTo celebrate the Day of the Dead, I watched Death Wish 3 and drank Tecate at the Tin Can Tavern & Grille. Did I honor American culture more than I did Mexican? True: I ate shrimp drenched in barbecue sauce with hush puppies on the side and washed it do ... More >>
Now that the InBev buyout of Anheuser-Busch is official -- the $52 billion deal was finalized Tuesday morning -- there's inevitably going to be some changes at the brewery. Most of them, experts predict, will have to do with job responsibility changes and likely job losses as positions are merged. D ... More >>
The Big Muddy Blues Festival is back and bigger than ever, while B-Sides finds out that Michael Bolton isn't an assclown and spotlights photography superstar Tammy Leahy,
Week of August 16, 2006
Just in time for the worst storm in recorded history, Unreal catches up to Hash House Harriers, the drinking club with a running problem
Unreal hoists (metaphorical) pints with Yakov Smirnoff and (real) pints with the Guinness brewmaster; then we try to get a deal on an empty Falstaff keg. Plus: RFT editor Tom Finkel makes some unbelievable hires!
Soulard Oktoberfest ist wünderbar!
Wild Oats Market, 8823 Ladue Road, Ladue; 314-721-8004
Unreal finally finds happiness with that elusive combination of beer, prophylaxes and popcorn shrimp; plus, Whitey Herzog in a Misfits T-shirt!
Explore the surreal side of Fair Saint Louis
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
Dirt Cheap Cigarettes, Beer & Liquor
New Haven's Front Street Grille attracts a clientele ranging from bikers to locals but manages to make them all happy
Manee Thai brings welcome spice to bland suburbia