Today, from 4PM to 6PM the Wine and Cheese Place in Clayton will hold its weekly Friday beer tasting in which they will be pouring: Ruhstaller 1881 Hop Ranch, Ruhstaller Capt. Black IPA, Excel Citra, Evil Twin Low Life, Nomada Royal Porter, Flying Monkey Amber, and Flying Monkey 4 Finger. Additional information can be found at their blog.

Today, from 4PM to 6PM the Wine and Cheese Place on New Ballas will hold a special Friday beer tasting to celebrate the store’s expanded selection. They’ll be sampling: Perennial / Half Acre Plan B, Perennial Woodside Tripel, Perennila Aria, Ommegang Fleur to Houblon, Ommegang Gnomegang, Stift Engelszell Benno Trappistenbier, Stillwater Cellar Door, Deschutes / Great Lakes Smoked Porter, ‘tSmisje Calva Reserva Valeir Donker, and Hantverksbryggeriet Baronen Barley Wine. Additional information can be found at their blog.

Cathedral Square’s Jerad Gardner will be at the Schnucks Butler Hill from 3-5PM today and Dierbergs Heritage Crossing 1-3PM tomorrow. He’ll be sampling a variety of Cathedral Square’s products. Go on out and say “hi” to Jerad.

This Saturday, Wolfbrau in St. Peters continues its “Wolfbrau’s Taste of Beer.” On select Saturdays, Wolfbrau will be featuring a single style or brewery to feature. This Saturday, from 4PM to 6PM, they’ll be featuring Jim McGinn from Missouri Beverage, representing Weihenstephan. For more information, be sure to check out their Facebook page.

Also on Wednesday, the Naked Vine holds a beer tasting from 5-7PM. This tasting will give you a chance to try some of Naked Vine’s offerings and is absolutely free. Check out their Twitter feed for more updates.

Once again, if you’re a retail shop, bar, restaurant, brewery or distributor and want me to list your tasting, make sure to email me at mike@stlhops.com.