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Saturday Sip Showdown: Pumpkin Beers

You would think that I would have learned after the Oktoberfest debacle. Want to destroy any love you have for a style? Taste through a dozen or so beers in one sitting and then come back and tell me you … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Schlafly Coffee Stout

Long before people were mixing Red Bull and vodka, the alcohol and caffeine combination of choice was beer and coffee. The two are perfect bedfellows, as many stouts, with their preponderence of dark roasted malts, already have a bit of … Continue reading

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The Best of 2014: Saturday Sip

2014 saw the addition of a few new elements to Saturday Sip posts. Saturday Sip Showdowns pitted several of the best Midwestern examples of a particular beer style against each other in blind taste tests. Many of the posts also evolved … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Schlafly Tasmanian IPA

Good hops can generally only be grown in a narrow range of latitudes. The conditions have to be just right or the yield will be unworthy of gracing any beer, anywhere. Regions like the Czech Republic, Germany and the United … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Schlafly Oatmeal Stout

Brace yourselves for the cold. While the best remedy for the polar vortex is a roaring fire and several blankets, it’s perfectly alright to get a little help from the beer gods. Now is not the time for wheat beers … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Schlafly Pumpkin Ale

When it comes to Midwest pumpkin beers, there are none better than Schlafly Pumpkin Ale. That is not subjective, that is fact, decreed from the heavens. Thank you for trying every other Midwest pumpkin beer. Some of you are quite … Continue reading

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Krug Region: Second Round

Vote for the Sweet 16 here. The Krug Region was nuts in the First Round. Like sixteen seed blows out a one seed nuts. Like major comeback in the final hours nuts. Like one brewery took nearly 90% of the … Continue reading

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Krug Region, First Round

Go here to vote in the Second Round Falstaff and Goebel Region voting opened yesterday, and with one day in the books it’s time to move on to the Krug Region. Read on for a bit of background information on the region’s namesake if … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Schlafly American IPA

When it comes to beer, if you think St. Louis is only known for its tasteless macrobrews, you should reconsider this notion.  There’s another brewery in town that’s redefining the taste of St. Louis beer and spreading it across the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Beers

There are two fruits deeply associated with autumn, the apple and the pumpkin.  Contrary to what you might believe, the pumpkin, being a seed-bearing vessel, is at least biologically considered a fruit.  These two items show up in everything from … Continue reading

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