On Tap: Celebrate National Beer Day with Anheuser-Busch
St. Louis has new beer coming to town from Andy Hille of Perennial Artisan Ales. After launching its website and social media last week, Rockwell Beer Co.’s 15-barrel production facility is hoping for a home in a location found in Forest Park Southeast that will include a tasting room, retail space and patio. Get a taste of Rockwell’s pilot batch Fabricius, a wheat saison with mandarin orange, during a show at The Demo featuring Why Not (Corey Smale of Strange Donuts, Wesley Hoffman of Treehouse Workshop).
Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria launched a newsSpring cocktail and pitcher menu this week you won’t want to miss. Developed with the help of bartender Tony Oliveri, enjoy cocktails such as the Famous Watermelon, a blend of fresh press watermelon juice with vodka or prosecco, or a twist on the mojito with cucumber celery mint simple syrup, lime, mint and Bacardi. 9568 Manchester Road, Rock Hill
As the temperatures begin to rise in STL, you’re going to want the taste of summer beer to go along with the season. New to the grocery shelves this year is Schlafly Beer’s summer variety pack. Pick up the 12-pack case that will include Schlafly’s newest Grapefruit IPA, the seasonal favorite Summer Lager, Raspberry Hefeweizen, and Yakima Wheat Ale.
Baseball season is back! Celebrate Opening Day on Monday—and every home game through Oct. 2—at the Official Pregame Party at Cardinals Nation in Ballpark Village. Two and half hours before every game, you can buy a ticket to be a part of the pep-rally style party with a buffet and a full service all-inclusive bar. 601 Clark Ave., Downtown
April 9: Toast the repeal of prohibition with a National Beer Day celebration at the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis Biergarten this Saturday from 5-10pm. Go back to the time of the Great Depression that marks one of the most important anniversaries for Anheuser-Busch and the American beer industry altogether—which is also when the infamous Budweiser Clydesdales delivered the first case of post-prohibition Budweiser to the White House. Don your best 1930s attire to pose in a photo with the Clydesdales and enjoy live music from The St. Louis Big Band. Samples of Budweiser, Faust and Michelob will be available along with a ’30s-inspired menu of items like Philly cheese steak sandwiches, lobster macaroni and cheese and Biergarten pretzels. Tickets are available for $33 and can be purchased on online or on-site. 1200 Lynch St., Soulard
April 9: Head to Washington on Saturday for Wines, Whiskies & Moonshines. Get a taste of more than 30 kinds of brands of drinks at various bars and restaurants Downtown while you enjoy music, food and more. Tickets start at $15.