First of all, let me just say that I hate holiday traffic. What’s normally a 15-20 minute trip from my house to the Loop took almost 40 minutes.  Not cool.  So when I arrived to my first class at Cicero’s Beer School I was shocked to see a completely packed house.  Where are you people and why aren’t you on STL Hops?  You obviously love beer!

But I digress, the class was pretty much what I expected, with the exception of the size of the class.   It was a brewery representative discussing information about their beer.  It’s like a unique combination of advertising and education.  For those of you that are pretty hardcore into beer, it may be a bit of a let down.  But if you’re just getting your feet wet, it’s a good opportunity to learn a bit about beer.

The one very interesting thing I gleaned out of the whole class was the fact that according to Mike Walters of Left Hand Brewery mentioned that we will soon be seeing some of their Big Mo’ series Imperial beers on draught around St. Louis. So we’ll hopefully see those in early 2009.

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