The Schlafly Beer Employee Blog

August 1, 2014

Top Fermentation - August 2014

I recently had dinner with two alert readers (ARs) named Steve and Jeanne Maritz, along with their son Jack, who is not an AR. My reason for denying Jack the status of AR has nothing to do with his intelligence or acumen, both of which probably surpass those of most ARs. No, Jack is not an AR because he’s too young. The Beer Police, specifically the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (whose website boasts…

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July 24, 2014

Schlafly Beer Events for St. Louis Craft Beer Week 2014

St. Louis Craft Beer Week kicks off Saturday, July 26th and runs through Sunday, August 3rd and this year there are over 90 events across the St. Louis Metro area celebrating the love that is - CRAFT BEER!

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July 22, 2014

Lewis Osterweis & Sons Hard Ginger Beer

The Saint Louis Brewery, makers of Schlafly Beer are excited to announce a limited distribution “test market” release of Lewis Osterweis & Sons Hard Ginger Beer. For details on this tasty new beverage, we decided to go straight to the source and pose some questions to co-founder of the Saint Louis Brewery and brainchild behind this alcoholic ginger beer, Dan Kopman.



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July 18, 2014

Is This Heaven? No, It's Iowa.

This summer will mark Schlafly Beer’s fourth trip across Iowa via bicycle. For those who might not know, RAGBRAI is the longest, oldest, bike-touring event in the world. It stands for the Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa and while it is no small feat, nothing compares to the amount of joy it brings us.

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July 1, 2014

Top Fermentation - July 2014

One of the most pivotal elections in American history took place in Texas in 1948, when Lyndon Johnson defeated Coke Stevenson in the Democratic primary in the race for the U.S. Senate. Days after the polls had closed election officials were still finding previously uncounted ballots that ultimately turned the tide in favor of… 

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June 3, 2014

Top Fermentation - June 2014

In addition to his disregard for the national sovereignty of Russia’s neighbors, Vladimir Putin has implemented a plethora of repressive laws and regulations that…

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May 30, 2014

The St. Louis Brewers Guild Heritage Festival - A Toast To St. Louis Beer

It’s a great time to be a beer lover in St. Louis. I’m probably preaching to the choir, but I want to say it again. It’s a great time to be a beer lover in St. Louis. Quick history lesson - Beer and the brewing industry have long been deeply connected to the pulse and growth of our City. Prior to Prohibition there were over 50 breweries operating in and around the St. Louis area. After Prohibition, a handful of breweries re-opened and gave it a go, but by the late 1980’s every St. Louis-based brewery except for Anheuser-Busch had gone out of business due to a combination of the changing tastes of American beer consumers coupled with rampant consolidation and an extremely competitive national market.

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May 5, 2014

Mr. Schlafly Goes To Washington...For The Week Of SAVOR!

SAVOR is May 9th and 10th in Washington D.C. and Schlafly Beer is ready to celebrate in style all week long with all of our DC friends. There are Schlafly Beer events planned every day this week, so if you are a Schlafly fan who happens in live in D.C., make sure to come out and say, “hello.”

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May 1, 2014

Top Fermentation - May 2014

Graduation season is upon us. During the month of May hundreds of thousands of degrees will be awarded by colleges and universities located in or near counties and towns where Schlafly Beer is available. I’m proud to salute the accomplishments of these recent graduates and am honored…

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April 7, 2014

We Are Really Excited For The Return Of Cardinals Baseball

The return of Cardinals Baseball signals the real end of winter here in St. Louis. Seeing the lunch crowd today at The Schlafly Tap Room decked out in their red Cards gear before the home opener was truly a sight for sore eyes. Baseball is back, folks…and we couldn’t be more excited. In fact, we are so excited…we made a list of things we’re excited about! The Internet loves lists, right?

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