Happy 4th of July to you all. I hope the the start of your three-day weekend is going well. Looks like we’re going to have almost perfect weather for fireworks, friends, food and beer (I lost my alliteration). Hope everyone has a great time and remembers to be safe. Here’s the Round-Up:

Stuff from around the web

  • A couple of reviews about Schlafly’s latest offerings.
  • The Post-Dispatch has been all up in the beer business lately.
  • William at Year of Beer reviews Boulevard’s Double-Wide IPA.
  • The Suburban Journal takes a look at The Stable.
  • Java Journal looks at microbrewing in St. Louis…
  • …and Bill Burge gets rant-y over the phrase “craft beer.

Beer Releases and News

  • Andrew from Bon Vivant Wines informs me to some beers he has in his stock:
    • Capital Brewing Company – Special Pilsner
    • Capital Brewing Company – Bavarian Lager
    • Capital Brewing Company – Wisconsin Amber
    • Capital Brewing Company – Munich Dark
    • Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Black Bier
    • Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Crooked Tree IPA
    • Moylan’s Brewing Co. – Pale Ale
    • Moylan’s Brewing Co. – IPA
    • Moylan’s Brewing Co. – Kiltlifter
    • Two Brothers Brewing Co. – Oh Brother Tripel
    • Lagunitas – Lucky 13
    • Lagunitas – Maximus IPA
  • Andy from Whole Foods let’s us know about some new beers he has in his stock (and remember if you don’t see it on the shelf, be sure to ask for it):
    • Avery – Karma
    • Avery – 14’er ESB
    • Avery – Red Point
    • Avery – White Rascal
    • Shmaltz Brewing Company (He’Brew) – Sword Swallower
    • Shmaltz Brewing Company (He’Brew) – Albino Python
    • Hitachino XH, Espresso Stout 330ml
    • Gouden Carlus 2008 Red and Blue 750ml
    • Mendocino – Spring Bock
    • Mendocino – Summer White
    • New Belgium Folly Pack w/ Old Cherry
    • Ommegang Witte 750ml
    • Bison Brewing – Reunion Beer 2008
  • Paul at The Wine and Cheese Place in Clayton alerts me to some new beers he has in stock:
    • McAuslan St. Ambroise Apricot Wheat
    • McAuslan St. Ambroise Plae Ale
    • McAuslan St. Amborise Oatmeal Stout
    • Avery Karma
    • Avery 14er ESB
    • Avery Redpoint Amber
    • Mikkeller Stateside IPA
    • Nils Oscar IPA
    • Nils Oscar Kalasol
    • Nils Oscar Imperial Stout
    • Nils Oscar Barley Wine
    • Eisenbahn Lust
    • Eisenbahn Defumada Smoke
    • Haandbryggeriet Dark Force
    • Haandbryggeriet Norwegian Wood
    • Brasserie de la Senne Taras Boulba
    • Gavroche French Red
    • Nogne IPA
    • Nogne Saison
  • Joe Billhartz of Specialty Import Distributing Co. let me know of some beer over in Illinois. Contact your favorite beer store to see if these are available:
    • Harviestoun Ola Dubh 12, 16 & 30
    • Anderson Valley Summer
    • Shipyard Summer
    • Lagunitas Maximus
    • Lagunitas Lucky 13
  • Mike Cherre, Beer Consultant at Lukas Liquor posts on their blog some of the new and special selections they have in stock:
    • Maredsous Dubbel and Trippel (750ml)
    • Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van de Keizer 2008 (750ml)
    • St. Ambroise Apricot Wheat (4pk)
    • St. Ambroise Pale Ale (4pk)
    • St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout (4pk)
    • Berghoff Red Bock Winter Ale
    • Shiner Bohemian
    • New Grist Sorghum Beer
    • Bell’s Oberon 5L mini kegs & 6pks
    • Buffalo Bill’s Orange Blossom
    • Aventinus Wheat Doppelbock vintage 2003 & 2004
    • New Belgium La Folie

Here’s a list of upcoming beer events: