St. Louis has a long history of beer making, dating back to the beginning of our city. Some of the largest beer suppliers in the world still call St. Louis home. This list features both big names and small craft shops turning the creation of beer back into an art. Read below to plan your St. Louis brewery bucket list.
1. 4 Hands Brewing Company
4 Hands Brewing Company features a brew menu that rotates throughout the year. All made with top quality ingredients and one-of-a-kind recipes, you're sure to find a favorite. A popular choice on the huge menu is Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown - a brown ale with chocolate malt and roasted barley.
4 Hands Brewing Company is located at: 1220 S 8th St., St. Louis, MO 63104
2. The Schlafly Tap Room
Since 1991, Schlafly has been redefining what makes beer great. With an inviting space and excellent food to pair with their signature brews, a visit here is a must for all crafted beer connoisseurs.
The Schlafly Tap Room is located at: 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103.
3. Square One Brewery
Square One is a brewery, distillery, and an amazing restaurant! You'll find handcrafted pale ales, IPAs, whisky, vodka, rum, and so much more! Favorites here are the Maple Stout brew and the Shrimp and Grits plate.
Square One Brewery is located at: 1727 Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63104
4. Budweiser Brew House
A stone's throw from the stadium and located in Ballpark Village, this brew house is a part of the Anheuser-Busch brewing company. Housed in three stories, this brew house is also a full service restaurant. They feature over 200 beers and a tap wall for sampling.
Budweiser Brew House is located at: 601 Clark Avenue #101, St. Louis, MO 63102.
5. Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company creates beers in both the American style and in European traditions. Keeping the quality of both while only ever improving the taste, with one of a kind recipes and a dedication to creating the finest brews possible.
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company is located at: 3229 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103.
6. Earthbound Brewing
Earthbound Brewing takes beer making beyond craft to a higher level of art using experimental ingredients and creating small batches. Earthbound Brewing is a relaxed place where you can find your favorite brew in a friendly warm space.
Earthbound Brewing is located at: 2724 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO 63118.
7. Heavy Riff Brewing Company
Heavy Riff Brewing Company combines the traditions of brewing with a love of music in their Dogtown brew house. They feature signature brews, a full menu, and seasonal creations. This seasonal favorite, the Heavy Riff Evil Pumpkin Imperial Porter, is an Imperial Porter brewed with pumpkin and fall spices.
Heavy Riff Brewing Company is located at: 6413 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139.
8. Alpha Brewing Company
Alpha Brewing Company is an amazing microbrewery creating barrel-aged sour drafts, and bottled brews. Top favorites here are the Troll Wheatwine and the Pinot Saison, but you can't go wrong with any of the sours created at this microbrewery!
Alpha Brewing Company is located at: 1409 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103.
9. Anheuser-Busch Brewery
Only in St. Louis can you tour one of the largest and oldest breweries in the world. There are multiple tours offered here, a gift shop, and a biergarten. Plus you'll get to see the world famous Clydesdale's in person!
Anheuser-Busch Brewery is located at: 1200 Lynch St., St. Louis, MO 63118.
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