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Archive for January 2014

January 3, 2014

The Secret To Schlafly Bottleworks' Success

Recently our main production brewery and sister restaurant to The Schlafly Tap Room, Schlafly Bottleworks, was named to represent the state of Missouri in a piece Buzzfeed.com titled, “America’s Most Popular Bars In 2013”. While it is certainly always nice to be recognized in a positive light, I think it would be safe to say that the reaction most of us had around the brewery to the article was more one of curiosity. You see, when co-founder Dan Kopman or even myself find ourselves describing Schlafly Bottleworks to the public, you might assume we were describing a community center as opposed to one of “America’s most popular bars.”  So…you can imagine our collective gobsmack.

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January 2, 2014

Top Fermentation - January 2014

The Dalai Lama and I have something in common.  Neither one of us attended the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. The difference between his situation and mine is that I might have been granted a visa to travel to South Africa for the service if I had applied for one.  The Dalai Lama, on the other hand´╗┐…

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