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Archive for December 2012

December 26, 2012

We Are, Schlafly Beer: 2012 And Beyond

“We human beings are social beings. We come into the world as the result of others’ actions. We survive here in dependence on others. Whether we like it or not, there is hardly a moment of our lives when we do not benefit from others’ activities. For this reason, it is hardly surprising that most of our happiness arises in the context of our relationships with others.” 

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December 26, 2012

Happy 21st Schlafiversary!

Twenty-one years ago today, the Schlafly Tap Room first opened its doors at 21st and Locust in downtown St. Louis, MO. Our co-founders, Tom and Dan just wanted a place to drink great, handcrafted, traditional beer styles with their friends, which simply weren’t available in St. Louis at that time. They didn’t set out to become St. Louis’s largest locally owned brewery, but twenty-one years later, here we are.

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December 22, 2012

Special Release Mayan IPA

The ancient Mayans predicted the end of the world on December 21st, 2012, so we did what any brewery worth their salt would do and we set out to create a beer for everyone to drink on their last day on planet earth. Who wouldn’t want a Mayan-themed, specially made beer to celebrate the end of the world? 

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December 13, 2012

Craft Or Crafty? Consumers Deserve To Know The Truth

The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers, issued the following statement today regarding the increase in production and promotion of craft-like beers by large, non-craft breweries: Beer has had roots in this country for centuries. Virtually every Founding Father either made or enjoyed it. Today, thanks to the ingenuity of small and independent brewers, the U.S. has moved beyond offering only light American lager and now has more beer styles and brands to choose from than any other market in the world...

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December 5, 2012

Schlafly Beer Coming To Knoxville and Chattanooga!

If you’ve been keeping an eye on our “DDA” (Dedicated Distribution Area), you will have noticed that for some time now, Schlafly beer has only been available in Western Tennessee. That’s about to change.

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November 30, 2012

Top Fermentation - December 2012

Schlafly Beer will officially celebrate its 21st birthday on December 26th.  As a former English major I naturally turned to the world of literature to find the meaning of this milestone, specifically A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman:

When I was one-and-twenty
I heard a wise man say…

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