craft beer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 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