St. Louis Craft Beer Week is a lot like a marathon.  You need to stay hydrated, you need to keep up your energy, and you need to keep your eye on the prize.  We’re half way through now, don’t give up!

As you know, we have over 100 events taking place this year making this the biggest STLCBW so far. We’ve had an awesome start, but the week is still a long way from being over.  There are still a lot of awesome events taking place today.

I once again want to say thanks to the folks at Schlafly, which because of them we have an Untappd badge again this year. Also thanks to our friends at Schlafly and Boulevard, there will be some STLCBW glassware floating around, so be on the lookout for that.  And finally thanks to the St. Louis Brewers Guild there are some special STLCBW glasses, which will probably be available at St. Louis-centric events.

Also, make sure to use the #STLCBW hashtag for all of your social media-ing during the event.

Also be sure to check out the Chef’s Choice Pairing Menus, these are menus or special dishes put together to celebrate this week. Without further ado, here are Wednesday’s events.

Wednesday, July 30th

  • Schlafly Tap Takeover

    11:00 am – Llywelyn’s Pub (St. Charles)

    Llywelyn’s Pub in St. Charles will be featuring a Schlafly Tap Takeover featuring the following beers:

    • Schlafly Pale Ale (4.4% ABV)
    • Schlafly Brown Dragon (5% ABV)
    • Schlafly Dry Hopped APA (7.2% ABV)
    • Schlafly Summer Lager (4.5% ABV)
    • Schlafly Dry Hopped Farmhouse Ale (5% ABV)
    • Schlafly Bier de Garde (7% ABV)

    Free Event (Food and Drink available for purchase)

  • Great Divide Tap Takeover
    2:00 pm – Everything Wine and Cigar Bar

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    Everything Wine in O’Fallon, MO is throwing a Great Divide Tap Takeover featuring a keep the glass promo and giveaways.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • 4 Hands Brewing Company Volume #2 Release
    3:00 pm – 4 Hands Brewing Company

    4 Hands Brewing Company will be releasing Volume #2 their second release in the Wood Series, an ongoing series focusing on high gravity ales aged in American spirit barrels. Volume #2 is a bourbon barrel-aged Old Ale. Volume #2 will be released at the tasting room on Wednesday, July 30th at 3PM in both draft and bottles.

    Free Event (Food and Drink available for purchase) 

  • Barrel-Aged Blowout
    3:00 pm – Llywelyn’s Pub (Webster)

    Llywelyn’s Pub in Webster Groves will be devoting their taps to nothing but big barrel-aged beers. This is by far one of the biggest selections of barrel-aged beers in one spot. This was a big event last year and we expect this year will be even bigger. Free Event (Food and Drink available for purchase)

  • Anise-Aged Arch Nemesis Release
    4:00 pm – Six Row Brewing Company

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    Our Black IPA, Arch Nemesis Midnight, aged with star anise. Part of our “One-off Wednesday” series.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • Coconut Lime Belgian Blonde Small Batch Release
    4:00 pm – Ferguson Brewing Company

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    Ferguson isn’t afraid of experimenting. To celebrate STLCBW, they’re releasing four different test batches during the week. Today’s release will be a Coconut Lime Belgian Blonde. Go out and try it!

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • BBQ and Beer!
    4PM-6PM – Wine and Cheese Place

    For St. Louis Craft Beer Week 2014 The Wine and Cheese Place has set up a very special BBQ and Beer event with Stone Brewing.

    They will be tasting a selection of Stone Beers along with Sugarfire Smoke House BBQ paired with Stone Brewings Mustards and Sauces!

    (Free event.)

  • Sour Tap Takeover
    5:00 pm – Exit 6 Pub

    To celebrate St. Louis Craft Beer Week, Exit 6’s is putting on a Sour Tap Takeover featuring all three of their sour beers: Bitches Be Triple, Eiffel Tower, and Colonel Angus.

    They will also have a cask of their Watermelon Wheat fermented with lactobaciilus as well as Lolita, Madam Rose, Goze Gone Wild, Justin Bleaber, Funky Jewbelation, and others.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • Six Row Beer Dinner
    6:00 pm – PW Pizza

    Join Evan Hiatt while we enjoy 4 of Six Row’s beers paired with food from PW Pizza’s kitchen, $25.99 per person plus tax and gratuity includes food and beer.

    Reservations required by calling 314-621-1996

  • Strange Invasion
    6:00 pm – International Tap House (CWE)

    The International Tap House in Central West End is about to get Strange. Join iTAP and Strange Donuts as they do a special beer and donut pairing featuring donuts specially created for iTAP.

    Free Event (Drinks available for purchase)

  • Avery Tap Takeover
    6:00 pm – Three Kings Pub

    Three Kings Public House will be hosting Avery Brewing for a tap takeover.  The special beers will include Tweak- Coffee infused Mephistopheles’, Out of Sight- Coffee Stout, Lilikoi Kepoli- Passion Fruit infused White Rascal, and Trugdor the Burninator- Doppelbock. They’ll also be serving up 4 oz. Flights consisting of Odio Equim, Rumpkin, and Uncle Jacob.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • Cicero’s – Special Beer School
    6:00 pm – Cicero’s

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    For those of you who have never been to beer school, it is a casual class, where you come to learn about beer. We listen, taste, talk and win prizes every week. The best part of Cicero’s Beer School is that it’s FREE.

    Not only that, but you can also take advantage of our happy hour from 4-7, with deep discounts on all our appetizers and a dollar off all draft beers. Cicero’s will be doing a special St. Louis Craft Beer Week Beer School with representatives from Schlafly, Avery, and Great Divide to do a blind tasting with some of their beers.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • O’Fallon Brewery Zeke’s Firkin and Keep the Pint
    6PM-8PM – Mike’s Grill and Tap

    Tapping of a one-off firkin of Zeke’s Pale Ale, dry-hopped with an experimental hop variety. Those who arrive early for this special beer will receive an O’Fallon pint glass to take home.

    Free Event (Food and Drink available for purchase)

  • Excel Tap Takeover
    6PM-9PM – Shamrock’s Pub & Grill

    Head on out to Shamrock’s Pub and Grill as they will be hosting a tap takeover with Excel Brewing featuring Excel Flashbang, Excel Hop Heist, Excel IPA, and Excel Southside Stout.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • Firestone Walker Tap Takeover
    6PM-9PM – International Tap House (Chesterfield)

    Stop by International Tap House in Chesterfield to enjoy a variety of beers on tap from Firestone Walker Brewing.  Firestone Walker’s own John Bryan will be on hand to taste and talk beers with you!  Beers being served that night include:

    1) Pivo Pilsner
    2) Union Jack
    3) Double Jack
    4) Wookey Jack
    5) Parabola
    6) Opal
    7) Stickee Monkee

    Free Event (Drinks available for purchase)

  • Lagunitas Brewery Night
    6PM-9PM – Flying Saucer

    The Flying Saucer will be hosting one of the fastest growing (and best) breweries in the country as they’ll be featuring beers from Lagunitas Brewing Company. The Saucer will have IPA, Lil Sumpin’ Extra, and Downtown Pale Ale on tap and will also have a keep the mason jar pint as well.

    Free Event. (Food and Drink available for purchase)

  • Crown Valley Brewing Night
    7PM-9PM – Pin-Up Bowl

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    Pin-Up Bowl will be hosting Crown Valley Brewing and will be featuring the Blackberry Cider and Strawberry Cider.

    Free Event (Food and drink available for purchase)

  • Hodgepodge Trivia
    8:30 pm – Morgan Street Brewery

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    In honor of STL Craft Beer Week, Morgan Street Brewery is hosting a really unique trivia show called ‘Hodgepodge Trivia.’ Local stand-up comedians will put on a beer themed show at 8:30 pm in The Lager Room.

    Free Event. (Food and Drink available for purchase)