new-years-eve-times-square-1.jpgIf you’re still looking around for something to do on New Year’s Eve, I’m sure you’re trying to find a spot where you’ll not only have a great time, but also get some great beer.  Here are a couple of different spots around town where you can have your beer and drink it too.

Schlafly Bottleworks:

Enjoy the best of both worlds! Whether you prefer a black velvet tuxedo or faded overalls, join us for a New Year’s Eve celebration at Bottleworks.

Fancy Food
Enjoy your Bottleworks favorites and specials. Featuring food from local Missouri farmers and delicious desserts. Our kitchen will serve dinner from 5:00-10:00 p.m. Sorry, no reservations accepted for this evening.

Live Music in the Bar
Enjoy the music of “Naked” Mike Newman from 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Live Music & Midnight Toast in the Crown Room
Doors at 8:00 p.m., music from 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Featuring the very best in local acoustic music: The Grass Pack. You’ll also enjoy a complimentary midnight toast with a glass of smooth and delicious Black Velvet (a dreamy concoction of grape and grain – rich, dark, full-bodied Oatmeal Stout with light, crisp sparkling wine). The cover charge for the Crown Room is $15 and includes live music and the midnight toast and tasting glass. The event concludes at 1:00 a.m. Toast in the Crown Room only.

Growler’s Pub

Appetizer buffet from 8 to 10 p.m., open bar on all draught beers from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., plus party favors, DJ and midnight toast. Cost is $50.

The Stable

In/Out Early Option gets you select open bar, dinner buffet from 7 to 10 p.m., $65/person.

Classic Option gets you select open bar, appetizer buffet from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., $40/person.

Hangover City Option costs $80/person and you stay all night.

Cicero’s

Open bar, tarot card readings, caricatures and Champagne toast at midnight; live music by The Livers, Fundamental Elements, Dear Future and DJ Patrick Baum; 21 and older. Cost is $30-35.

Mattingly Brewing Company

Mattingly Brewing Co will be tapping the first batch of Brightside Belgium Witbier. As it is also Wednesday they will be offering small batches of Hurterbrau Hefeweizen, Drew’s 90 Schilling Ale, and a cask of Double Dry Hopped HOPtimal Munition APA.

Newstead Tower Public House

Ring in the New Year with Newstead and a Bell’s Beer Dinner.  The dinner starts at 8PM and will be featuring 4 courses for $40.  You can also stay at Newstead until the ball drops for $65 (which includes dinner) and enjoy an open bar all night.


If you’re a restaurant or pub that’s not on the list, drop me an email and I’ll make sure to add you on. If you’re a reader of STL Hops, keep checking back on this post for updated information.  Also, if you’re going out, make sure to do it safely and order a cab in advance.  We all want to be able to celebrate the next year together.