Today in St. Louis beer and whiskey for June 2

Today’s writing beer: Stubborn German Brewing Company‘s Social Distance Party Pale Ale.

Here is what I found today that every beer and whiskey lover in St. Louis needs to know.

2nd Shift Makes A Statement

… On Sunday, San Antonio based Weathered Souls Brewing Company,  announced the launch of the “Black” is Beautiful initiative, a collaborative campaign that calls on any willing brewery to participate in brewing their own version of a Stout recipe provided by Weathers Souls. Today, St. Louis’ 2nd Shift announced they were participating, with all proceeds from sales going to support Black Lives Matters.

Cocktails To-Go

… Important local libation news. St. Louis’ own Still630 isn’t quite ready to open yet, but they do want to share some delicious cocktails with you anyway.  Here’s how it works, you can pre-order the ingredients to two cocktails, Two-Step Gin, Peach, Lime, Lemon/Lime soda ($12.00) and  RallyPoint Rye, Blackberry Vanilla Shrub, Date Syrup, Mint ($16.00.

Quantities are limited so act now!  Email your order to andrew@still630.com. The pickup window will be 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm this Friday (June 5th). PRE-ORDER ends Wednesday (June 3rd) at 6:30pm (or when they sell out).

New Releases

… Earthbound Beer announced that Out and About releases today! Made with wildflower honey, lavender and hibiscus flowers. They are donating a portion of the proceeds to Metro Trans Umbrella Group! You can order online right now, and pick up at their to-go window located at 2724 Cherokee Street (314) 769.9576.

Top Trending Beers in St. Louis Today

According to Untappd, here are the top 10 trending beers, all styles

  1. Street Sodie – 4 Hands Brewing
  2. Drawing Sight – Perennial Artisan Ales
  3. Retro Brew – 2nd Shift
  4. Budweiser Select – Anheuser-Busch
  5. Montmorency (Blend 1) – Side Project Brewing
  6. Meersalz (Strawberry/Key Lime) Narrow Gauge
  7. Contact High Hazy – 4 Hands Brewing
  8. Knotty – O’Fallon Brewery
  9. Big Little Hop – 2nd Shift Brewiing
  10. Hazy Pineapple IPA – Schlafly

Patio Update

4204 Main Street Brewing Company will be opening June 4th for outdoor dining and patio dining. They are taking walk-in seating and limited reservations for the patio, and walk-in seating for outdoor dining in the beer garden starting the 4th. They will continue to do curbside and pickup only.

…. Recess Brewing in Edwardsville is working on patio improvements right now, but they’re open. They are serving Moon Mist, a super juicy hazy pale with lactose. We also have Alright, Alright Blueberry Lemon, a dry-hopped pale ale with blueberry purée and lemon juice added.

Back Open With A Smile

Two Plumbers Brewery + Arcade will re-open this Friday, June 5th with normal hours 3 pm-1:30 am. Look for their traditional spring beer Maibock Samson back on tap and available for curbside.

Support Your Local Bottle Shop

… Recently a fellow Reddit user asked about some of the best liquor stores that featured a good selection of local beers. That reminded me that if even though we want to support our local breweries, we need to think about the locally owned bottle shops as well. Each day, I’ll feature one, with a smattering of what they’re offering and links to their online stores.

The Wine And Cheese Place, all locations is hosting a Beer, Liquor and Wine Close out. There is too much to list here, so click here to see all your options.

Curb Side Update

… From your friends at Narrow Gauge. Rockey Appliances, an Imperial IPA double dry-hopped with Galaxy and Mosaic hops, 8.1% ABV•70 IBU and J.U.I.C.E. another Imperial IPA double dry-hopped with Apollo, Simcoe, Citra, and El Dorado hops. Also 8.1% ABV•70 IBU.  Order online here.

That’s all I can find for now. I hope you find this information useful.

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