The Schlafly Beer Employee Blog

June 8, 2011

The Deal With Our 20th Anniversary Bottle Caps

In early 2010 the good folks around the Schlafly office started brainstorming fun ideas to help celebrate our forthcoming 20th anniversary.  We knew we wanted to kick our annual December 26th anniversary parties up a notch for both ‘10 and ‘11 and this was also around the time when the concept for the Anniversary 750ml Beer Series came together. We also knew we wanted to have some unique anniversary bottle caps created to mark the occasion.

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June 1, 2011

Help Maplewood Farmers Market Be America's Favorite Farmers Market!

It’s summertime and that means two things:  1) There are lots of delicious farm fresh products available at the Maplewood Farmers Market every Wednesday from 4pm - 7 pm at Schlafly Bottleworks; and 2) American Farmland Trust’s America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest has kicked into gear and we need your votes to win!

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June 1, 2011

Top Fermentation - June 2011

“So, where did you go to high school?”  There’s no other linguistic trait that defines St. Louisans as much as our propensity to ask this question. The second part of the inquiry, which invariably follows, is:  “So, when did you graduate?”  Despite the increasing frequency of…

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May 25, 2011

Pork Steak: The Gateway (To The West) Meat

Our annual Brew & Q World Pork Steak Championship is this weekend and I, for one, couldn’t be more excited. For those uninitiated to the ways of Brew & Q, it’s essentially a 2-day BBQ blowout at Schlafly Bottleworks over Memorial Day weekend…

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May 16, 2011

The Real Miracle On Ice: St. Louis Brewers Hockey

Did you know that Schlafly Beer has a hockey team? No? Well, neither did I until I came across them at Schlafly Bottleworks hoisting their beers and Division Champions trophy in the air in celebration of their most recent win.

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May 16, 2011

Meet the Farmer: Nicola Macpherson - Ozark Forest Mushrooms

Nicola Macpherson began Ozark Forest Mushrooms over 18 years ago, specializing in oak log-grown shiitake mushrooms on the family-owned farm in the Missouri Ozark region.

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May 3, 2011

Tales From The Interwebs: What's a Perry?

As Communications Director, most external and internal comments, questions and conversations about Schlafly Beer flow through me. As manager of our website, Facebook Pages and Twitter account, I’m corresponding with our consumers as well as our employees all day, every day. Sometimes things get weird.

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May 1, 2011

Top Fermentation - May 2011

Some alert readers (ARs) may have been as surprised as I was to read about the file the FBI maintained on Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts. According to the FBI file, in 1961 Kennedy…

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April 8, 2011

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Alaska But Were Afraid To Ask

Last November, Dan Kopman told me he wanted this year’s guest state for the Repeal of Prohibition Festival to be Alaska, so I started researching Alaska the best way I can - by Googling it…

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April 4, 2011

Top Fermentation - April 2011

Despite having met Prince Charles in 1977, as was reported in this space last month, I was not invited to the wedding of his son William and Kate Middleton on April 29th. I therefore don’t have to worry…

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