The Schlafly Beer Employee Blog

April 1, 2015

Top Fermentation - March 2015

Beware the Ides of March. Back in 44 BC Julius Caesar ignored this warning from a soothsayer at his peril and ventured out on March 15th to a location near the Theatre of Pompey, where he was attacked by a group of disgruntled senators. One of his assailants was…

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April 1, 2015

Top Fermentation - April 2015

Lucy Hamm was born when Roosevelt was president. Theodore. That is not an April Fool’s joke. Back on January 30th she celebrated her 107th birthday, making her older…

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March 31, 2015

Schlafly Ibex Series Launch Party

We are proud to anounce the release of Lazy Ballerina, the first beer in our new Schlafly Ibex Series.

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January 31, 2015

Top Fermentation - February 2015

The City of St. Louis formally seceded from St. Louis County in 1876. At the time it was the fourth largest city in the United States, after New York, Philadelphia and Brooklyn. Chicago was right behind in fifth place. By 1880, when the next census was taken, Chicago had moved into…

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January 16, 2015

Smoked Porter the Second

Today, January the 16th, Schlafly Beer is re-releasing the beer that brought the Pope to Saint Louis.

 

 

 

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December 23, 2014

Schlafly Beer Announces Release of Schlafly Imperial Topaz India Pale Ale to Celebrate 23 Years.

While some might celebrate 23 years of joy and happiness with the traditional anniversary gift of an Imperial Topaz gemstone, Schlafly Beer has chosen to honor our faithful fans with an Imperial Topaz IPA.  The concept and the recipe is the work of Schlafly Brewmaster, James “Otto” Ottolini. 

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December 4, 2014

Top Fermentation - December 2014

Monica Lewinsky graduated from Bel Air Prep in 1991, the same year Barack Obama graduated from Harvard Law School. This was also the year Harry Potter finished his Muggle Primary School and enrolled at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. On Christmas Day of that year…

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November 19, 2014

Top Fermentation - November 2014

Larry Schlafly played for the Washington Senators during the 1906 and 1907 seasons. In 1909, with Larry no longer on the roster, the Senators finished with a 42-110 record, prompting the renowned baseball scribe Charles Dryden to write:…

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October 16, 2014

The St. Louis Brewers Guild Harvest Festival Offers A Chance To Own A Piece Of Schlafly History

The St. Louis Brewers Guild is throwing its inaugural Harvest Festival on November 1st in Lafayette Park and it promises to be one heck of a party. This festival has everything: twenty-two local St. Louis breweries pouring a selection of brews made from fresh hops and seasonal ingredients (expect some tried and true classics as well), live music, food trucks, a giant pumpkin, local vendors and entertainers, a special Yoga Buzz session (early entry into the festival for an hour-long yoga class followed by a 15 minute head start on the beer tasting for only a $7 upcharge to your ticket), Furkels, a costume contest, and a silent auction. Tickets are on sale now for both the festival and the festival with the early entry Yoga class at www.stlbg.com. Now…let’s talk about that silent auction for a moment.

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October 3, 2014

Schlafly Special Release Pumpkin Ale The Talk Of The Town In 2014

When Pumpkin Ale debuted at our annual HOP in the City Beer Festival back in 2006, we had no idea what a monster we had created.  We were on the precipice of launching a new seasonal series of “Special Release” beers that would be higher in alcohol content than our regular line-up (7%-8% abv) and highlight unique processes and HUGE flavor. Bottling our Pumpkin Ale for this series was a no-brainer. Today the Special Release lineup of Schlafly beers boasts some of our most beloved and talked about beer styles (such as our Tasmanian IPA which is just now hitting shelves throughout our distribution area), but it is Special Release Pumpkin Ale that reigns supreme. 

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