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Beer Of The Week

A new beer festival is coming to St. Louis, courtesy of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.  Their inaugural Arts + Craft Brewfest will feature at least 15 local and national breweries, local restaurants and plenty of live music, all at the location you would expect to find a new beer festival – the library.

To be more specific, the fully renovated St. Louis Public Library downtown central lcoation.  “When we began to plan for the event and saw the stunning renovations, including the revitalization of the Grand Hall, and thought this was the place,” said Tracy Rouch of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The Arts & Craft Brewfest is a celebration highlighting three special sections in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; the Craft Beer Guide featured in GO! Magazine on July 31; the 2016 Rising Stars featured in Go! Magazine out today, Friday, Aug 26; and the Fall Arts Preview, coming this Sunday filled with music, theater, family events and visual arts of the season.

Advance tickets are on sale until Friday at 3pm. After that, tickets can be purchased at the door.

Featured Breweries:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Co • Odell Brewing Co • Logboat Brewing Company • Schlafly Beer • Recess Brewing • Earthbound Beer • Kirkwood Station Brewing Company • Pappo’s Pizzeria & Brew Co. • Six Mile Bridge Beer • Bastard Brothers Brewing Company • Broadway Brewery • Hopskeller Brewing Company • Granite City Food & Brewery – Creve Coeur • Morgan Street Brewery • and MORE!

Featured Restaurant Samples:
Three Kings Public House • PaPPo’s Pizzeria and Pub • Urban Eats Cafe • The Rice House • and MORE!

Don’t forget the art.  Interactive artists from the Fall Arts Preview and Rising Stars section will be on hand.   The combination of interactive and live art will give guests the opportunity to see some of the area’s best performances.

Featured Entertainment:
Live Music by Jazz St. Louis – Jazz at the Bistro • Interactive Art by Sarrita Hunn in collaboration with Christine Wong Yap • Stand up Comic Rafe Williams (named St. Louis’ Funniest Person by Helium Comedy Club – Saint Louis) • and MORE!

While other events offer beer and music, the combination of the art and beer is unique. The Arts and Craft Brewfest showcases the art of brewing along with the latest in the St. Louis art scene.


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