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Schlafly 18th Anniversary Party, 12/26/09 

Photographer Nick Schnelle hit up the Schlafly beer 18th birthday party and asked patrons if they remember what they did on their own 18th. Beer at 1991 prices helped loosen some lips.
Schlafly co-founder Dan Kopman and Paul Jensen pour themselves glasses of beer.
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Megan Schaeffer (left): "Just hung out with friends. Sorry, we're pretty boring." Claire Conners (right): "Drinking illegally with friends.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Bob Love (second from right): "Bought my '79 Camaro. Still have it today.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Emily Phillips (left): "Just bought a ton of cigarettes and porn... Haha, totally kidding.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Alex Green (right): "My buddy took me to buy porn and cigarettes I think.""
Jason Klatt serves up a couple glass of beer. 1991 prices equated to about $3.
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Tom Filter (left): "Ha ha, holy crap. I don't remember that. My 18th birthday was in 1969.""
Patrons arrive inside, where beers were served at 1991 prices from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Brandon Pickeral (left): "Went to work and had pizza for dinner." Briana Ozolins (right): "I rented a hotel in Delaware with my friends and partied.""
Schlafly co-founder Tom Schlafly addresses the crowd.
Kevin Nash pours glasses of American Pale Ale beer from the ceremonial keg.
Schlafly co-founder Dan Kopman smiles holding a glass of beer from the ceremonial keg.
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Jeff Schnelle (right): "Probably got shitfaced.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Eric Philipp (right): "I was in the fox-hole getting shot at in Vietnam.""
Schlafly co-founder Dan Kopman hammers a mallet to open a ceremonial keg that signifies Schlafly's 30,000th barrel of beer produced this year.
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Annie Lehrer (middle): "Saw James Brown. Front-row seats." Jerad Gardner (right): "Pretty sure I went to a strip club.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Carrie Holtman (middle): "I think I saw a show at Mississippi nights. Which makes me feel old because it's not there anymore.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Joe Sencibaugh (left): "Went to dinner with family. Pretty boring, you know.""
Beer is not just for breakfast anymore.
A man walks toward the Schlafly Tap Room for the Schlafly Beer 18th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, December 26.
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Ed (left): "I'm pretty sure I was drinking Busch beer with my friends in a field in Ohio.""
"What did you do on your 18th birthday?
Tim Stadtmiller (middle): "I bought lottery tickets, cigarettes and pipes. All in one day probably.""
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Schlafly co-founder Dan Kopman and Paul Jensen pour themselves glasses of beer.
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