Now You Can Tour Earthbound Beer's Cherokee Street HQ

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When Earthbound Beer (2724 Cherokee Street) opened its new brewery last September, it was actually moving into a building that is very old: the original stock house of Cherokee Brewing Co., dating back to the 1860s. Earthbound's renovations took two years — and included clearing 100 years of rubble out of the site's lagering cellars.

Those cellars aren't just a basement. They're part of the network of caves that run under Cherokee Street. And now you can see them for yourself.

Earthbound began offering tours last weekend, and co-owner Stuart Keating says they'll be running on Saturdays and Sundays going forward at 2, 4 and 6 p.m. (with the caveat that none will run this Sunday, since the Earthbound team will be heading to Scratch Brewing Co. for Oktoberfest).

Tours cost $15/person and include a walking beer. They last about 30 minutes.

Per Keating, "Highlights include the cellar, learning a lot about architecture and the history of the building from our brewer/tour guide Danielle, a bunch of authentic brewery smells, a walking beer, seeing all your friends in closed-toed shoes and our legendary 'laid back' service (from a 4 star Yelp review)."

Email [email protected] to book your slot.

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Sarah Fenske

Sarah Fenske is the executive editor of Euclid Media Group, overseeing publications in eight cities. She is the former host of St. Louis on the Air and was previously editor-in-chief of the RFT and the LA Weekly. She lives in St. Louis.
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