On Tap: Schlafly Launches Dry-Hopped Grapefruit IPA, Alpha/Standard Debut Blueberry Blonde

By Kelsey Waananen
In Food

June 26: Celebrate the start of the weekend with the launch of a brand-new beer, available on draft only at Schlafly Tap Room and at Bottleworks. The dry-hopped grapefruit IPA is made with grapefruit puree from Oregon Fruit, a new take on other grapefruit IPAs that use extracts to achieve the citrus flavor.  2100 Locust St., Midtown, 314.241.2337 and 7260 Southwest Ave, Maplewood, 314.241.2337

Photo courtesy of Alpha Brewing Company

Photo courtesy of Alpha Brewing Company

June 26: Another fruit-leaning beer makes its debut tonight at the Standard Brewing Company/Alpha Brewing Company collaboration party. The Blueberry Blonde will be available for your sipping pleasure starting at 6pm tonight, with the first 72 people to buy a pint also receiving limited-edition Standard Brewing Company/ Alpha glasses. 1409 Washington Ave., Downtown, 314.621.2337

June 28: Riverbend and Schlafly are teaming up this Sunday for a beer dinner at 6pm.  The $39.99 menu consists of five courses and six beers, featuring pairings like bacon-wrapped shrimp with apricot barbecue sauce and Lewis Osterweis ginger beer. For reservations, call Riverbend at 314.664.8443. 1059 S. Big Bend Blvd., Richmond Heights, 314.664.8443

July 1: Head to Gamlin Whiskey House on Wednesday for the July’s Women Who Whiskey event. For $60, attendees will enjoy a three-course dinner and tasting event led by Heaven Hill Distillery experts. Whiskeys to be featured are Elijah Craig 12, Rittenhouse Straight Rye and Evan Williams Single Barrel. For more information, visit gamlinwhiskeyhouse.com236 N Euclid Ave., Central West End, 314.875.9500

After a a fire gutted Ferguson Brewing Company’s kitchen and caused smoke damage throughout the building, the St. Louis Brewers Guild started a GoFundMe campaign to support the brewery and its employees. In just 6 days, the fund has raised $9,507 and rising from 155 people. The overall goal is $15,000. For more information, visit gofundme.com/fergusonbrewery.

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