William Lemp

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Old Breweries Tell the Forgotten Legacy of Falstaff Beer in St. Louis

    It's a common myth around St. Louis that Anheuser Busch was the sole brewery in St. Louis to survive Prohibition and the only locally brewed beer from 1933 until the opening of Schlafly in 1991. In reality, A-B was the only brewing game in town for less than two decades. Before that, the Falstaff Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Mausoleums Recount St. Louis Beer War Between Rival Clans -- Lemps and Wainwrights

    Sitting high on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, Bellefontaine Cemetery's Millionaires' Row is home to the city's greatest collection of grand neoclassical mausoleums graced with names that read like a who's who of prominent nineteenth-century St. Louis industrialists: Brown, Mallinckrodt, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    One of the Last Lemps Offers Tours of Crypt, Private Stories About Famous Family

    Andrew Lemp Paulsen first visited his infamous family's marble mausoleum in Bellefontaine Cemetery as a toddler, and now at 28 he knows precisely where he'd like to be interred when the time comes. Paulsen is the great-great-great-grandson of William J. Lemp Sr., the German immigrant who made his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Drink Lemp Beer at Lemp Mansion

    All right, so you've already made plans for Valentine's Day. But what about the day before? That's Friday the 13th, you know. Do you really want to spend it watching the reboot of a tired slasher franchise?Why not head over to the Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn (3322 DeMenil Place), which is, um, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2004

    Toast the (G)Host

    C'mon, scaredy-pants, visit the (super-haunted) Lemp Mansion and Brewery

  • Calendar

    October 27, 1999


    St. Louis native Jim Longo revisits some local ghosts in a storytelling and booksigning appearance