Lance occasionally enjoys a cocktail.Details are emerging on that endorsement deal we mentioned yesterday between cyclist Lance Armstrong and Michelob Ultra. Armstrong was in St. Louis yesterday to publicly unveil the endorsement at the AB brewery on Pestalozzi Street. According to an article tod ... More >>
anheuser-busch.comOver at Daily RFT, my colleague Keegan Hamilton has a new post about Anheuser-Busch's latest beer product, Bud Light Golden Wheat. Citing beer blogger Lew Bryson, Hamilton wonders why Anheuser-Busch won't give more specifics about what specific type of wheat beer the latest iter ... More >>
An All-Star Game cover of the Post-Dispatch now for sale on stltoday.com for $19.95.The All-Star Game was very kind to the hometown daily. The media-focused magazine Editor & Publisher yesterday reported that the Post-Dispatch increased its press run by 20,000 copies today and yesterday based on ... More >>
Alberto Gottardo, Wikimedia CommonsThe first annual St. Louis Craft Beer Week concludes this weekend.- Of course, the big event this weekend is the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival in Forest Park, featuring area craft brewers, homebrewers and our friends at AB InBev. There are three sessions: 6 ... More >>
Click image for larger version.Eclipse, the restaurant on the first floor of the new Moonrise Hotel (6177 Delmar Boulevard), opens for business today.The 130-seat restaurant promises fine dining at affordable prices, says Moonrise owner and local impresario Joe Edwards. Sidewalk dining will fit arou ... More >>
Craft brewers.And they are the subject of a sudsy documentary, Beer Wars, playing only one night -- TONIGHT -- in movie theaters across the country.Made by a woman who's allergic to alcohol (egads!), the documentary focuses on micro-brewers Rhonda Kallman of New Century Brewing and Sam Calagione of ... More >>
Craft brewers do.And they are the subject of a sudsy documentary, Beer Wars, playing only one night -- TONIGHT -- in movie theaters across the country.Made by a woman who's allergic to alcohol (egads!), the documentary homes in on micro-brewers Rhonda Kallman of New Century Brewing and Sam Calagione ... More >>
Press release of the week winner. Everyone else can go home.
It was announced today that Kid Rock has purchased the naming rights to the home of the Detroit Tigers for an undisclosed sum. Kid Rock and The Michigan Brewing Company, in a separate negotiation, are proud to announce that Kid Rock's for ... More >>
Robin Wheeler writes for the blog Poppy Mom. She also has a strange attraction to drinking establishments with jars of pickled -- or possibly fossilized -- eggs. She reports on these dives for Gut Check every Friday.Saturday morning, I got the following quasi-anonymous text: "Hey, Wheeler. Why do ... More >>
"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said the 'ultimate measure of a man is
not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he
stands at times of challenge and controversy.'"Those words resonated last week after I interviewed...[whose name goes here?]."It's news quiz time, boys and ... More >>
Upon my return from Mexico, there were 1,736 unread emails in the account I use for Google news alerts. D'oh. Here are some highlights from the last 24 hours...
It's official: InBev has purchased Anheuser-Busch. (Dow Jones)
A new government report finds an increase in U.S. households stru ... More >>