The Schlafly Beer Employee Blog

February 11, 2011

Cod, Cask & Plokk Festival?!?

Tonight kicks off the 2011 rendition of our annual Cod & Cask Festival at the Schlafly Tap Room and that means it’s once again time for…Plokkfiskur! That’s right. What? Did you think I was going to say Fish n’ Fries or Cask Beer?

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February 10, 2011

How Far is Near?

The St. Louis Post Dispatch wrote today that the “Sale of Schlafly Brewer Nears”. This is an update on our succession planning. When you read the article, you will read that we have sent information to some potential local investors, “but it’s not to the point where there are formal discussions with any one party.”

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February 2, 2011

Top Fermentation - February 2011

One of the highlights of Richard Nixon’s presidency was his trip to China in February of 1972.  While there he met with Prime Minister Chou En Lai in the walled garden of the Forbidden City.  In the course of their conversation he asked Chou, “What do you think was the impact of the French Revolution?”  After reflecting for a moment the prime minister replied, “It’s too soon to tell.” He made this comment shortly after…

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January 25, 2011

Burns' Night 2011 at The Schlafly Tap Room - A Poem By Tom Schlafly

From Glasgow to the Hebrides, when Scottish bagpipes wail
And drummers drum for Robert Burns, ‘tis time to drink Scotch Ale. ‘Tis the day when all of Scotland drinks to Robert Burns.
And if ye drink enough Scotch Ale, Old Robert’s ghost returns.

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December 28, 2010

Top Fermentation - January 2011

Alert readers (ARs) who are interested in the business of beer will enjoy reading Dethroning the King by Julie MacIntosh, the saga of InBev’s acquisition of Anheuser-Busch. On page 26 of the book these same ARs will find a reference to yours truly, whom Ms. MacIntosh quotes with reference to Gussie Busch’s famed rides around Busch Stadium….

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