New Release! Perennial’s Barrel Aged Vermilion out Thursday

Big week of releases for Perennial Artisan Ales (8125 Michigan Ave, 314.631.7300). Today the brewery announced it was releasing its 2016 Barrel Aged Vermilion on Thursday, December 29th.  Bottles will be made available at the […]


What we drank and ate at Heavy Riff Brewing Company

I’ve been noticing a new trend – how many of our best and up-in-coming city neighborhoods are being anchored and supported by the local beer community. One I want to talk about today is Dogtown. […]


Can’t see the Winter Classic? You can still drink to it

Many a long suffering St. Louis Blues fan will be wishing they were inside Busch Stadium on January 2nd for the NHL Winter Classic between the Blues and rival Chicago Blackhawks.  But budgets being what […]


How to get your Perennial Sump Coffee Stout ’17 fix

I’m starting to really enjoy the anticipation of our local breweries releases of their most coveted beers. Up next of what I call “Winter Flagship Releases” is Perennial Artisan Ales release for Sump Coffee Stout […]


The Best Gifts for Beer Lovers This Holiday

The last-minute gifting countdown has begun! Forget someone on your list? Still looking for that epic, thoughtful item? We’ve got a short-list of the best gift ideas for your craft beer loving recipients this year, […]


Get ready! StilL 630 releasing new batch of its “Best in Class” whiskey

Back in March, St. Louis’ own StilL 630 owner David Weglarz arrived back from Chicago and the American Craft Spirits Association’s annual Spirits Competition  with a lot of hardware, including a coveted “BEST OF” award for his […]


UCBC conducting beer tests – “holy crap I didn’t study” – Don’t matter? Whew!

You know that nightmare you have where you have a test, but you can’t find the classroom because you haven’t attended all year.  This isn’t that. Rather, this is the test you wish you could […]