craft beer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Largest Craft Beer Week Yet Shows St. Louis' Continued Fascination For Unique Brews http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/largest-craft-beer-week-yet-shows-st-louis-continued-fascination-unique-brews <p>The largest St. Louis Craft Beer Week yet opened Saturday with B33r and Brats at 33 Wine Bar on Lafayette Square.</p><p>Kelly Herbst was in line outside the bar at 11 a.m., waiting with about 20 others to try one of the special beers being offered at B33r and Brats. She was looking forward to trying 2<sup>nd</sup> Shift’s Katy 15.</p><p>“They don’t have it everywhere, and it’s a sour beer,” said Herbst. “We like sour beers.”</p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:54:07 +0000 Camille Phillips 38384 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Largest Craft Beer Week Yet Shows St. Louis' Continued Fascination For Unique Brews Celebrating (And Teaching) Beer In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/celebrating-and-teaching-beer-st-louis <p></p><p>Forget the stereotypes of beer-swilling men and frat boys. Femme Ferment and The University of Missouri–St. Louis want to introduce women and students to the art of brewing.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Fourth-year PhD chemistry student and&nbsp;homebrewer&nbsp;Joseph&nbsp;Meisel&nbsp;will lead&nbsp;UMSL’s&nbsp;new beer brewing class, Chemistry 1021 Beer Brewing: Chemical and Biochemical Principles.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:11:46 +0000 Erica Smith 38286 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Celebrating (And Teaching) Beer In St. Louis Bud Vs. Microbrew: How Beer Is Made (In GIFs!) http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bud-vs-microbrew-how-beer-made-gifs <p>Watch how manufacturing beer at Anheuser-Busch's St. Louis brewery (making 15 million barrels a year) looks different from Perennial Artisan Ales's microbrewery in south city.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:50:36 +0000 Jess Jiang 37657 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bud Vs. Microbrew: How Beer Is Made (In GIFs!) New Documentary Highlights Craft Beer As An Economic Engine http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-documentary-highlights-craft-beer-economic-engine <p>A new feature-length documentary proposes an interesting driver for the economy: craft beer.&nbsp; <em><a href="http://www.craftinganation.com/">Crafting a Nation</a>,&nbsp; </em>said director Thomas Kolicko, "is about pursuing a dream, with beer as the vehicle that drives it."</p><p>Kolicko described crafting beer as an inefficient task, which in turn creates jobs. The film takes the audience to craft breweries in eight different states and thirteen different regions.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:35:35 +0000 Camille Phillips 28387 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Documentary Highlights Craft Beer As An Economic Engine Busch Stadium Left Off 'Top 10 Stadiums For Craft Beer' List http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/busch-stadium-left-top-10-stadiums-craft-beer-list <p>Let's get the obvious out of the way. Baseball and craft beer are big in St. Louis.</p><p>But what about when they're combined at Busch Stadium? A place named after the founding family behind one of the world's biggest mass-produced beer brands?&nbsp;</p><p>A <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/moreslideshows/638859">list from The Daily Meal</a> says, "not so much St. Louis."</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:40:50 +0000 Kelsey Proud 25984 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Busch Stadium Left Off 'Top 10 Stadiums For Craft Beer' List Urban Chestnut To Build St. Louis' Largest Craft Brewery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/urban-chestnut-build-st-louis-largest-craft-brewery <p><a href="http://urbanchestnut.com/home">Urban Chestnut Brewing Company</a> (UCBC) has announced plans to significantly expand its brewing operations in the City of St. Louis.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:16:20 +0000 Adam Allington 25481 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Urban Chestnut To Build St. Louis' Largest Craft Brewery Belgian Beer Winning Hearts And Minds In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/belgian-beer-winning-hearts-and-minds-st-louis <p><a href="http://www.ommegang.com/">Brewery Ommegang</a> in upstate New York is famous for making a kind of dark, malty, Belgian beer, often with high alcohol content.</p><p>This style of beer has become increasingly popular among craft-beer makers—including local brands such as Schlafly, Urban Chestnut and Perennial. &nbsp;</p><p>Phil Leinhart is Ommegang’s head brewmaster.&nbsp; Leinhart is in St. Louis to provide a tasting of specialty beers this Saturday at Urban Chestnut’s second annual Wolpertinger Anniversary festival..</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 23:05:19 +0000 Adam Allington 8710 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Belgian Beer Winning Hearts And Minds In St. Louis Home brew petitioners to POTUS: Release the beer recipe http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/home-brew-petitioners-potus-release-beer-recipe There's a little-known part of the White House website that allows average citizens to create <a href="https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions">online petitions</a>. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:23:47 +0000 4373 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Home brew petitioners to POTUS: Release the beer recipe Cheers St. Louis! It’s been a good year for craft beer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cheers-st-louis-it%E2%80%99s-been-good-year-craft-beer <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-998007.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-998007.mp3</a></p><p>There&rsquo;s a craft beer explosion going on across the U.S., and St. Louis is no exception.</p><p>As part of our series &ldquo;<a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/topic/good-year-st-louis">A Good Year</a>,&rdquo; St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Véronique LaCapra headed over to the <a href="http://www.schlafly.com/breweries/taproom">Schlafly Tap Room</a> to meet up with <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/dining/bars-and-clubs-other/hip-hops">St. Louis Post-Dispatch beer columnist Evan Benn</a>, and talk about our area&rsquo;s craft beer boom.</p><p> Mon, 26 Dec 2011 12:35:34 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 2737 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cheers St. Louis! It’s been a good year for craft beer