In a few hours the first St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival would begin, modest in one way and grand in another. But Schlafly Beer co-founder Dan Kopman wasn’t talking about the near future on the second Friday of May 2007 when he suggested, “We’re going to find out how passionate St. Louis is about beer.”... View Article
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Web Only July 11, 2016 - Stan Hieronymus
News September 25, 2014 - Staff
(Press Release) ST. LOUIS—Craft beer brewer Excel Brewing Company unveiled its new look with five new beers and a seasonal Oktoberfest. The introduction will be the first phase of Excel’s plans for additional distribution in the St. Louis area. “We are quite excited about our new beers because the taste testing has been quite... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2009 - Paul Ruschmann
In the 1830s, immigrants from Germany and Bohemia began settling in St. Louis, MO. Not only were these Central Europeans a natural customer base for beer, but their ranks also included many skilled craftsmen who brewed good beer with abundant local water, kept cool in limestone caves indigenous to the area.
Full Pints - Travel Features September 1, 2005 - Paul Ruschmann
As part of its silver anniversary celebration, All About Beer Magazine asked me to name my 25 favorite American beer cities. Lists like these invite controversy, which isn’t a bad thing. Differences of opinion make for good discussion and are amicably resolved over a pint or two.