This coming Friday and Saturday marks the return of Belgian Beer & Mussel Mania to the Schlafly Tap Room; our annual festival where we cook up close to 2000 fresh mussels (“moules”) flown in direct from Penn Cove Shellfish Co. in Penn Cove, WA. and wash them down with an assortment of Belgian style beers brewed right here in downtown St. Louis, MO.
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Archive for July 2011
The Marcoot family has lived in the Bond-Madison County area in Illinois since 1840 when they were actually the “Markut” family. The Markuts changed their name to the Old World spelling of “Marcoot” and began raising Jersey cattle by mid-century. Seven generations of Marcoots have raised Jersey cattle and, in March 2010, the family added to their legacy by starting the Marcoot Jersey Creamery.
Next time you head to the Schlafly Tap Room, make sure to first remove your shoes and remember that all of your liquids and gels need to be in 3 ounce containers. Huh?!
Every year on the 4th of July we celebrate the anniversary of our country declaring independence from Great Britain by lighting off fireworks, getting together with family and friends and treating ourselves to backyard barbecues and beers, and no beer in the history of the United States of America is more patriotic than our Schlafly American IPA. Our American IPA, quite literally, is handcrafted with real bits of America, so you know it works.
Over the years I’ve often used the term AR as a proprietary acronym when referring to the alert readers of this column. So, imagine my surprise upon reading in The Wall Street Journal that AR is the way techies typically refer to augmented reality. Upon further investigation (with assistance from www.acronymfinder.com) I discovered that there are literally hundreds of other ARs out there, ranging from animal rights to…