30 Reasons to Love Drinking in St. Louis

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30. Our drinking idol is hometown boy John Hamm, though if we actually drank as much as Don Draper we'd all be dead.

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 might ask) reasons to love drinking in the Gateway City, whether you've been here for only a few weeks or your entire life. --By Riverfront Times Staff

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Published on September 24, 2013