St. Louis boasts a large beer scene. The USA Today readers voted St. Louis as the “Best Beer Scene” over the past two years. They aren’t lying. You can reach these breweries in just 15 minutes by taxi from downtown. These are only a few. STL Beer offers many other options. These include Alpha Brewing and Tower Grove South, as well as Ferguson Brewing and Narrow Gauge and Old Bakery Beer and Old Bakery Beer. Hopskeller Brewing also has a selection. Metro East is home to O’Fallon Brewing. Six Mile Bridge is also an option. Two Plumbers and Friendship Brewing are two examples of these, both located in West County.
2nd Shift Brewing
2nd Shift Brewery is located north of Hill in an industrial area. You can find exceptional beers like Art of Neurosis and Hibiscus Wit at this brewery. El Gato Grande, “the friendliest and most lazy cat at this brewery”, was the inspiration. 1601 Sublette.
4 Hands Brewing Company
4 Hands is located south of downtown, near Soulard. This brewery is unique. The brewery often works with local businesses and artists to create unique brews. Some of the most sought-after brews are Single Speed, City-Wide, and Ripple. You should also consider seasonal variations. Upstairs, there is free Skeeball and arcade games. 1220 S. 8th Street.
A tour of Soulard’s brick brewery is well worth it. While you are standing in the Clydesdales stable, enjoy a complimentary beer taste. You can also opt for more involved tours such as the Beermaster Tour and Horses and Heritage Tour. You can also experience the Where You Brew experience. 12th & Lynch.
Bluewood recently opened in the former Lemp Brewery stables. Bluewood is well-known as a brewery that produces high-ABV beer and barrel-aged stouts such as Leviathan.
Civil Life Brewing Company
Jake Hafner was a well-known face at 33 Wine Bar in Lafayette Square. He then moved to Civil Life, Tower Grove South. He added canned American Brown to his brewery in 2018. These rules can be found on the brewery’s website. You can view it. These rules are meant to preserve civility. 3714 Holt.
Chris Naffziger (a historian and contributor to SLM) pointed out that Earthbound was established in 2017 at Cherokee Brewery Stock House. The original floor of the stock house is still being used and the cellars date back to 1875. So the brewery can “almost certainly” claim to be brewing beer at the oldest brewery building. Each day brings new things, including the Tax Evader or Gruit Out of Hell. 2724 Cherokee.