John Fausz

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Olio's New October Cocktail List is a Taste Autumn in New England

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. As we stand at the cusp of the seas ... More >>

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    May 8, 2014

    10 Must-Try New Summer Cocktails

    Cocktail season is here and bartenders throughout St. Louis have sweetened their menus with flavors of the summer. Gut Check has the perfect cocktail list to pair with sun-filled days and steamy nights.

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    December 31, 2013

    Gut Check's Three Favorite Cocktails of 2013

    It's a tough job, but, somehow, we managed to try enough cocktails to pick out three of our favorite for 2013. It's been a banner year for fancy drinks in St. Louis -- just about every week a new whiskey or cocktail bar opened up. Mixologists are now veritable artists, crafting custom drinks and inv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Olio's "Emerson" is a Thinking Man's Cocktail

    Happy Hump Day! Here's the cocktail that will get you through to Friday. Well, we've found it, the most exceptional cocktail menu in St. Louis, housed in an old 1930's Standard Oil filling station -- welcome to Olio (1634 Tower Grove Avenue; 314-932-1088). Each month a new menu appears, inspire ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Seven Great Summer Cocktails Available at St. Louis Bars, Restaurants

    There's a certain kind of understated pleasure that can come from cracking open a twelve-pack in your own back yard as the Cardinals game buzzes in the background. But as we dive headlong into summer, lots of local restaurants and bars are celebrating the warmer temps with carefully curated cocktail ... More >>