Wait is over, Modern Brewery opens tasting room today

No fear and big ideas.  What else can you say about the local brewery who’s tap handles are adorned with light bulbs.  The “Big idea” today is that Modern Brewery,  the one year old beer […]


Why Four Roses should be everyone’s first bourbon

From the moment the sizzle spread across my lips leaving behind the sweet saucy burn, I knew I had officially grown up.  A grown up complete with the understanding of man’s furious draw to the […]


How to prepare for the Comic-Con for whiskey lovers

Woe is me.  3 and half hours and 300 whiskies.  This is the math that is keeping me up at night as I contemplate my plan on how to successfully navigate this year’s “Whiskey in […]


Buffa’s Beer Of The Week: Farmhouse Tank 7

Please welcome contributor Dan Buffa to Drink314.  Dan will help contribute content as often as possible.  We hope you enjoy his writing. Since everybody is in a Kansas City state of mind with the Royals […]


Have to love a beer named for a cat’s spit

The three things I love most about craft beer are: The beer itself The incredible art that I see on labels. The amazing names these talented beer makers give their products. I love the names […]

The Bars

Is “Bar Rescue” here to save Van Goghz?

There is not denying it.  Something is going on at Van Goghz Martini Bar & Bistro in the Tower Grove East neighborhood, which happens to be two blocks from the Drink314 headquarters.    The trucks began […]


Piney River Brewing Co. set for STL debut

Perhaps it’s growing up in St. Louis, but there is something reassuring to me about what I’ll get from a brewery located on or near a river.   To be honest, I’ve heard of the […]


If Hercules drank one beer, this would be it

You have to love when creativity and brewing come together, and the outcome is just so right.  That is what I’m hoping for tomorrow with the October 30th release of  Schlafly Beer‘s second in its Ibex Series: […]


Kitchen House Coffee celebrates 1st year of success

It’s the brew. And the folks who make it. That just may be the secret of success for the popular Tower Grove East neighborhood shop, Kitchen House Coffee.  Today, Kitchen House marked its first year […]