beerlovers_large.jpgOne of the most frequent requests of STL Hops is a bus trip up to the Rotten Apple in Grafton, IL.  Understandably, people don’t want to make a hour drive back from one of the best beer bars in the metro area.

Well, thanks to Patrick Ahrens, we’ve secured some relatively cheap transportation up to the Apple for their 2009 Beer Lovers Anonymous festival. Not only do you get to enjoy all of the ambience of the Rotten Apple, you get to enjoy some great beer at a festival and not have to drive all the way back from Grafton!

The plan is to meet up at The Stable on February 28th at 11AM and return to St. Louis about 5PM. The cost of the event is $20 and the cost of the bus will be $6, so your total cost is $26!  You can purchase tickets on Brown Paper Tickets now! There are only 33 tickets available, so you better buy quick!

Please note, these tickets are only for the STL Hops Bus Trip to the festival.  If you’re not interested in the bus trip, you must buy your tickets through The Rotten Apple.

Is that enough exclamation marks for you?