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October 16, 2014

The St. Louis Brewers Guild Harvest Festival Offers A Chance To Own A Piece Of Schlafly History

The St. Louis Brewers Guild is throwing its inaugural Harvest Festival on November 1st in Lafayette Park and it promises to be one heck of a party. This festival has everything: twenty-two local St. Louis breweries pouring a selection of brews made from fresh hops and seasonal ingredients (expect some tried and true classics as well), live music, food trucks, a giant pumpkin, local vendors and entertainers, a special Yoga Buzz session (early entry into the festival for an hour-long yoga class followed by a 15 minute head start on the beer tasting for only a $7 upcharge to your ticket), Furkels, a costume contest, and a silent auction. Tickets are on sale now for both the festival and the festival with the early entry Yoga class at www.stlbg.com. Now…let’s talk about that silent auction for a moment.

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October 3, 2014

Schlafly Special Release Pumpkin Ale The Talk Of The Town In 2014

When Pumpkin Ale debuted at our annual HOP in the City Beer Festival back in 2006, we had no idea what a monster we had created.  We were on the precipice of launching a new seasonal series of “Special Release” beers that would be higher in alcohol content than our regular line-up (7%-8% abv) and highlight unique processes and HUGE flavor. Bottling our Pumpkin Ale for this series was a no-brainer. Today the Special Release lineup of Schlafly beers boasts some of our most beloved and talked about beer styles (such as our Tasmanian IPA which is just now hitting shelves throughout our distribution area), but it is Special Release Pumpkin Ale that reigns supreme. 

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September 24, 2014

Did You Know Schlafly Makes Hard Cider?

The Saint Louis Brewery has a new draft Hard Apple Cider pouring from taps throughout our distribution area and we wanted to take a moment to tell you a little more about this offering. We’ve asked James “Otto” Ottolini, our Head of Brewery Innovation and Technology to give us all the cidery details.

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July 24, 2014

Schlafly Beer Events for St. Louis Craft Beer Week 2014

St. Louis Craft Beer Week kicks off Saturday, July 26th and runs through Sunday, August 3rd and this year there are over 90 events across the St. Louis Metro area celebrating the love that is - CRAFT BEER!

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July 22, 2014

Lewis Osterweis & Sons Hard Ginger Beer

The Saint Louis Brewery, makers of Schlafly Beer are excited to announce a limited distribution “test market” release of Lewis Osterweis & Sons Hard Ginger Beer. For details on this tasty new beverage, we decided to go straight to the source and pose some questions to co-founder of the Saint Louis Brewery and brainchild behind this alcoholic ginger beer, Dan Kopman.



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May 30, 2014

The St. Louis Brewers Guild Heritage Festival - A Toast To St. Louis Beer

It’s a great time to be a beer lover in St. Louis. I’m probably preaching to the choir, but I want to say it again. It’s a great time to be a beer lover in St. Louis. Quick history lesson - Beer and the brewing industry have long been deeply connected to the pulse and growth of our City. Prior to Prohibition there were over 50 breweries operating in and around the St. Louis area. After Prohibition, a handful of breweries re-opened and gave it a go, but by the late 1980’s every St. Louis-based brewery except for Anheuser-Busch had gone out of business due to a combination of the changing tastes of American beer consumers coupled with rampant consolidation and an extremely competitive national market.

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May 5, 2014

Mr. Schlafly Goes To Washington...For The Week Of SAVOR!

SAVOR is May 9th and 10th in Washington D.C. and Schlafly Beer is ready to celebrate in style all week long with all of our DC friends. There are Schlafly Beer events planned every day this week, so if you are a Schlafly fan who happens in live in D.C., make sure to come out and say, “hello.”

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April 7, 2014

We Are Really Excited For The Return Of Cardinals Baseball

The return of Cardinals Baseball signals the real end of winter here in St. Louis. Seeing the lunch crowd today at The Schlafly Tap Room decked out in their red Cards gear before the home opener was truly a sight for sore eyes. Baseball is back, folks…and we couldn’t be more excited. In fact, we are so excited…we made a list of things we’re excited about! The Internet loves lists, right?

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April 3, 2014

Repeal of Prohibition Beer Festival 2014 Brings Visiting Brewers And Beers From Washington State

Our annual Repeal of Prohibition Beer Festival at Schlafly Bottleworks is almost upon us and we couldn’t be more excited. This festival celebrates two key milestones in beer history: the anniversary of the April 7th, 1933 implementation of the “Cullen-Harrison Act” which began the march towards federal repeal of Prohibition by legalizing beer with an alcohol content of 3.2% and… the 12th anniversary of the opening of Schlafly Bottleworks, our main production brewery, restaurant, garden, and “community center” in the heart of Maplewood, MO.

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April 1, 2014

The Saint Louis Brewery Granted Trademark For The Word "Beer®"

We, The Saint Louis Brewery, makers of Schlafly Beer are thrilled to announce that The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted us the federal trademark to the word “Beer”.

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