710. St. Louis Brewery / Schlafly – Bière De Garde
Jul30

710. St. Louis Brewery / Schlafly – Bière De Garde

The air is cool and the sun is setting, so I thought I’d have another beer this evening out on the deck. I got this beer a couple years ago at our beer club Christmas party. Someone brought this and the Schlafly glass I often use for the gift exchange. The bottle says, “Schlafly Biere De Garde is a bottle conditioned, French farmhouse style ale. The name refers to the beer’s ability to improve with age and if you...

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709. Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. – Hopfen Bavarian-Style IPA
Jul30

709. Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. – Hopfen Bavarian-Style IPA

It’s a nice evening, so I thought I’d grab a beer and chill out on the deck a bit. I’m not sure how long I’ve had this beer, but I believe I picked it up in St. Louis as part of a mixed pack of beers from Urban Chestnut. The bottle says, “Hopfen is a beer we describe as a ‘Bavarian-Style IPA.’ Brewed and dry-hopped with a variety of Hallertau ‘hopfen,’ instead of the usual and more...

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708. Rock Bridge Brewing – Rye You Lil’ Punk Rye IPA
Jul27

708. Rock Bridge Brewing – Rye You Lil’ Punk Rye IPA

I was in Columbia, MO a few weeks ago and before I left town, I stopped at the local grocery store to pick up a few local beers, including this one. I heard about this brewery, but haven’t had any of their beers yet. They had a couple canned beers from them at the grocery store, so I thought I’d start with their IPA. It’s a cool looking, 16oz can that came in a four pack. It’s been a challenging day fixing...

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