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: […]


When in doubt, go Stout

What’s in a name?  Well, allow me to borrow from Bill Shakespeare just for a moment. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Now, […]


What beer goes with a zombie apocalypse?

The clock is ticking to Sunday’s midseason premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead.  And maybe it’s that I had another Zombie dream last night thanks to my late re-viewing of the first half of this […]


For our East Coast friends,

Alright, you’ve been out shoveling only to see more snow coming down, but remember it’s a marathon – not a sprint. Now you need some more libations to take you through the rest of the blizzard. […]