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St Louis Brews, 2nd Edition: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City Stefene Russell

St Louis Brews, 2nd Edition: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City

Stefene Russell

Published April 15th 2015
ISBN : 9781681060002
Hardcover
320 pages
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St. Louis Brews, Second Edition: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City features hundreds of historical images, a full chronology of the citys long brewing history, fascinating profiles of more than 125 local breweries, and capsules on the craft,MoreSt. Louis Brews, Second Edition: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City features hundreds of historical images, a full chronology of the citys long brewing history, fascinating profiles of more than 125 local breweries, and capsules on the craft, regional, and nineteenth-century breweries. Available again in its second edition, the book begins with St. Louis earliest brewing historystarting in 1809, the date of the citys incorporation, when beer was sometimes cooled in dug-out canoesand tells the story of how St. Louis came to be one of Americas foremost beer towns. That includes detailed backgrounds on St. Louis beer barons, including Adolphus Busch and Eberhard Anheuser, a look at the citys golden age of brewing during the Belle Epoque, the impacts of Prohibition, and the InBev takeover of Anheuser-Busch in 2009. Finally, it gives the reader an up-to-the-moment look at the citys astonishing craft brewing scene, which began to blossom in 2009 and is now attracting national attention. Everyone in St. Louis loves to drink beer- they may love to drink it all the more knowing the citys rich backstory in beer and brewing.