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Archive for July 2011

July 20, 2011

The Mussels From Brussels

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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July 7, 2011

Meet the Farmer: Marcoot Jersey Creamery

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.

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July 6, 2011

Schlafly Beer Flys Into Lambert-St.Louis International Airport

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?!

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July 4, 2011

The "A" In AIPA Stands For American

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.

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June 30, 2011

Top Fermentation - July 2011

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 I discovered that there are literally hundreds of other ARs out there, ranging from animal rights to…

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