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Miller High Life

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Millennials: You Don't Know How to Party

    Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you -- #realtalk -- you do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Maplewood: An Updated Guide to Restaurants on Manchester, from Big Bend to the City Limits

    St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites. Maplewood crams a lot of life into a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Happy Hour at the Crow's Nest in Maplewood: Cruise for Boozing

    The Crow's Nest (7336 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-781-0989) The Hours: Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., with late-night specials Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and Sunday from 9 p.m. to Midnight. The Deal: Drink specials include $3.00 rail drinks, $2.00 PBR and Miller ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    No, He Meant the Champagne of Beers and Not-Poisoning a Prince of Saudi Arabia: A Q & A with Andrew Jennrich of Farmhaus

    This is part two of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Andrew Jennrich of Farmhaus. Read part one, a profile of Jennrich, here. Part three, a recipe from Jennrich, will be available on Friday. Is it unseemly to be thankful for the financial stresses that others have faced? Of course. So put it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Livery Company Debuts its Inaugural Cocktail Menu

    In July, Livery Company (3211 Cherokee Street) opened in the Cherokee Arts District, combining the charms of a dimly lit dive with a speakeasy-style vibe. The casual atmosphere accompanies a similarly paced development - the bar rolled out its first seasonal cocktail menu this fall.

  • Music

    January 12, 2012

    The Lawrence Arms

    8 p.m. Thursday, January 12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Fake Bell Ringer Gets Away with Salvation Army Donations

    ​Authorities in Columbia, Missouri, are on the lookout for a man who recently impersonated a Salvation Army bell ringer outside an Old Navy store. The real bell ringer was on break when the impostor stood in front of the store soliciting shoppers for money. Instead of asking donors to stuff money ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Swedish Fish Vodka, Farmhaus

    Alicia Lohmar​First, a quick retraction. We wrote in this very column, just a little over a year ago, "...don't sully the time-honored occupation of respectable drinking by concocting all sorts of foolishness that ends in '-tini' and isn't 'gin martini' or that contains the words 'nipple' or 'bomb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    The Scam Asked For Our Take

    Thriving off chaos and drama, the Scam (playing tomorrow night at Old Rock House with Nashville Pussy and the Dwarves) is a notorious bunch in St. Louis. Playing primarily at Fubar Lounge, the quartet has been scoring opening slots for top-notch punk legends like the Meatmen, the Dwarves, and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Farmhaus' Eric Scholle: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Farmhaus bartender Eric Scholle. Below is a Q&A with Scholle, followed by a video of him mixing an Eggnog Martini. Alissa NelsonYou wanna make an Eggnog Martini? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Drink of the Week: Old Overholt Manhattan on the Rocks, Off Broadway

    Hayford Peirce, Wikimedia Commons​Let's get this out of the way right off the bat: The Manhattan is a Classic Cocktail. If you are a lady wearing a stole and delicate little gloves or a gentleman in a skinny tie and a fedora, fine, but this homage is not for you. It's for my grandpa -- and probab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    A Few Reasons Why Poetry Sounds Better in Bars

    Jennifer SilverbergNewman​1. A bar is actually the poet's natural habitat. Dylan Thomas loved bars so much, he died in one.2. If poetry is meant to be read aloud, can we agree it sounds exponentially better shouted over a jukebox or the house band?3. The food in bars is a hell of a lot better t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2008

    Last Night: This One's for You at the Soulard Art Market

    Last Night: "This One's for You" at the Soulard Art Market What You Missed: An artistic tribute to the King of Beers, featuring the advertising memorabilia of Jack L. Smith, an illustrator/graphic designer at Anheuser-Busch from 1988-1990. Where: Soulard Art Market, 2028 S. 12th Street, in what us ... More >>

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    The Mad Blogger

    Byron Crawford takes no prisoners. Don't screw with him.

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    The Forty Challenge

    "No stronger than the tap water in Compton": We put Forties to the test

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Behold the Forty

    A paean to the big bad bottle

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    Lost Downtown

    An insider's guide to downtown St. Louis

  • News

    January 19, 2005

    Lost Downtown

    Amid the lofty renaissance, the hardcore of the urban core

  • News

    January 19, 2005

    This Gland Is Your Gland

    Unreal snags the rare prostate interview, drops in on a lawyer's blog and cracks open a can of Dinty Moore beef stew (the linchpin of the Pontoon Beach Diet); plus, how many Post reporters does it take to tell us it's really frickin' cold?

  • Music

    August 18, 2004

    Fruits of Her Labor

    The pierced and the ponytailed come together in Lucinda love

  • 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

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2002

    Hephaestus and Hers

    Blacksmithing's not just for horses anymore

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