The Wine and Cheese Place in Clayton will be holding their Sixth Annual Beerfest, this Saturday, May 12th. In celebration of the event, Paul Hayden has given two pairs of tickets to giveaway to the 1PM-2PM VIP reserve session.

Not only will you get to leisurely try a lot of great beer from all over the world, but you’ll also receive a commemorative Schlafly tasting glass. Send an email to with the subject of 2012 Beerfest, I’ll randomly pick two winners on Thursday, May 10th at 9AM.  A couple of quick notes:

  • If you’ve won something from STL Hops in the past 6 months, please be cool and let someone else enter.
  • If you can’t attend, please don’t enter.
  • You must be 21 or older to enter.
  • No multiple entries.

Here’s a list of beers and breweries that will be available on Saturday:

Perennial Artisan Ales – Missouri
Saison de Lis (Chamomile Saison)
Hommel Bier (Dry-Hopped Belgian Pale)
Black Walnut Dunkel (brewed with Missouri-grown black walnuts!)
Heart of Gold (a Wheat Wine from our “Cellar” series of beers)
Mint Chocolate Stout – Preview – not for sale
Plus, visit the Perennial table and fill out a raffle ticket to win tickets to the Perennial Devil’s Heart of Gold Release Party!

4 Hands Brewing – Missouri (not for sale yet in bottles)
Divided SKy Rye IPA
Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown
Reprise Centennial Red
Single SPeed Session
Prunus – our sour cherry saison
Contact High – a hoppy blonde ale with fresh orange zest
Prussia – Berliner Weiss style (if it is ready)

Bells Brewing – Michigan
Two Hearted CASK
Pale Ale

Schlafly – Missouri
Yakima Wheat

Major Brands Table
Firestone Walker #15 (tasting only, none for sale)
Great Divide Chocolate Yeti
Great Divide Colette
Great Divide 18th Anniversary
Avery Karma
New Belgium La Folie 2012 (tasting only, none for sale)
Stone Imperial Russian Stout
Affligem Dubbel
Avery Joes Pilsner
Avery White Rascal
Avery Collaboration not Litigation
New Belgium Shift
New Belgium Somersault
New Belgium LOF Biere de Mars
Stone Arrogant Bastard
Stone Pale Ale
Firestone Walker Reserve Porter
Firestone Walker Double Jack
Nectar IPA
Great Divide Belgian Yeti
Crispin Ciders

Goose Island – Illinois
312 Urban Wheat
Pepe Nero
Juliet 2012 — just announced

Boulevard Brewing Company – Missouri
Saison-Noir 8.75% ABV — TEST BATCH!!! Not for sale
Long Strange Tripel
Double Wide IPA
Smokestack Series Rye on Rye (tasting only, none for sale)
(plus a few more TBA)

Charleville – Missouri
Ale Mucho Hoppo Double IPA
Hoptimistic IPA
Triple Wit

Cathedral Square – Missouri

Missouri Beverage Table
Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock
Arcadia HopRocket
Arcadia Whitsun
Bacchus Flemish Red Ale
Bilboquet MacKroken Flower
Brother Thelonius Ale
Cains Dark Mild Cans
Duchesse de Bourgogne
Ephemere Apple
Founders Double Trouble
Founders Red’s Rye
Gulden Draak
Jan de Lichte Witbier
Kasteel Rouge
Monk’s Café
New Holland Dragon’s Milk
New Holland Envious
Omer Belgian Blonde
Reissdorf Kolsch
Ska Decadent
Ska Mexican Logger CANS (if it makes it in time)
St Bernardus Abt 12
St Louis Peche/Peach
Unibroue Anniversary Ale #17
Wittekerke Belgian White CANS
Bear Republic – (if they are back in time)

Widmer Brothers
Drifter Pale Ale
Pitch Black IPA
Rotator IPA
Limited Release Raspberry Imperial Sout

Urban Chestnut – Missouri
Winged Nut

O’Fallon – Missouri
Kite Tail – New Summer Seasonal
5 Day

Deschutes – Oregon
Mirror Pond
Black Butte
Twilight Summer Ale

Six Row – Missouri
Double IPA

Pyramid Brewing – Washington
Curveball Hefeweizen
McTarnahan’s – Spine Tingler

Boston Beer – Massachusets
Tasman Red
Cinder Bock
Griffins Bow
Dark Depths
Angry Orchard Crisp, Ginger Apple, Dry

Augusta Brewing – Missouri

McSorleys – New York
Irish Pale Ale
Black Lager

Lagunitas – California
Undercover Shutdown Ale
Wilco Tango Foxtrot
Hop Stoopid

Augusta Brewing – Missouri
Blonde 6pk
IPA 6pks

Summit Brewing – Wisconsin
Horizon Red

Tallgrass Brewing – Kansas
8 Bit
Buffalo Sweat
Halcyon Wheat
Velvet Rooster

Green Flash – California
Rayon Vert
West Coast IPA