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June 19, 2013

Schlafly Oud Bruin: A Short, Sour History

On Friday June 21st we will be tapping our second real sour beer at the Schlafly Tap Room at 11:00.  Second? Real? Let me explain.  In 2010 we made a batch of Oud Bruin for our HOP in the City beer festival at the Tap Room in September (if you have never been, it is easily our best festival.)  We had tasted a sour cherry brown ale earlier that year at Repeal of Prohibition Festival from an out of state brewery and we all loved it (I cannot remember which brewery it was, or even which state we were hosting that year.)  We liked it so much that we decided to recreate it to the best of our abilities.  What was so interesting about this beer was that it was sour, but it didn’t take years to make.

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May 11, 2013

Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons

We have been making Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout since 2006, but never before has it tasted like this.  As our brewery continues to grow quality control becomes an ever growing more cirtical issue.  The key is to continue to make the best possible beer, despite brewing three times as much as we did in 2006.

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