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Archive for June 2011

June 30, 2011

Schlafly Heads North To Iowa Along The Avenue Of The Saints

The travel writer Bill Bryson, when asked where he was from once wrote, “I am from Iowa, someone has to be”.  I was born in St. Louis and I am fortunate to have lived in the north of Scotland and have travelled far and wide but I had never been to Iowa.

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June 22, 2011

Schlafly Beer Soon To Be Brewed in Nashville

For most of the last 20 years, we have focused mostly on just brewing great beer and throwing the odd party or two.  Now, at a time when our Country is facing many challenges, the employees of Schlafly Beer are dealing with what friends tell me are “good problems”.

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June 17, 2011

Where To Find Schlafly Beer At The Stadium

For years, Schlafly Beer could only be found in one or two locations at the home of the St. Louis Baseball Cardinals. If you go back and take a look at some of our old Schlafly “Baseball” t-shirt designs, it’s clear that we had no problem playing up the fact that Schlafly was pretty hard to find at Busch Stadium and in some ways, the search was kind of part of the fun of being a Schlafly Fan at a stadium that, in more than just name, was truly a monument to our much larger brothers in brewing down the street.

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June 14, 2011

Tales From The Interwebs: "Yours truly..........The Head"

Questions@schlafly.com is our generic email address which as luck would have it, (Spoiler Alert!) flows straight into my InBox.  This is the email address for folks who don’t know who they want to talk to, so it gets everything from legit questions about where to find Schlafly beer to requests from beer label collectors in Eastern Europe (can anyone tell me why everyone in Eastern Europe collects beer labels?).

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June 8, 2011

The Deal With Our 20th Anniversary Bottle Caps

In early 2010 the good folks around the Schlafly office started brainstorming fun ideas to help celebrate our forthcoming 20th anniversary.  We knew we wanted to kick our annual December 26th anniversary parties up a notch for both ‘10 and ‘11 and this was also around the time when the concept for the Anniversary 750ml Beer Series came together. We also knew we wanted to have some unique anniversary bottle caps created to mark the occasion.

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June 1, 2011

Help Maplewood Farmers Market Be America's Favorite Farmers Market!

It’s summertime and that means two things:  1) There are lots of delicious farm fresh products available at the Maplewood Farmers Market every Wednesday from 4pm - 7 pm at Schlafly Bottleworks; and 2) American Farmland Trust’s America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest has kicked into gear and we need your votes to win!

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June 1, 2011

Top Fermentation - June 2011

“So, where did you go to high school?”  There’s no other linguistic trait that defines St. Louisans as much as our propensity to ask this question. The second part of the inquiry, which invariably follows, is:  “So, when did you graduate?”  Despite the increasing frequency of…

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