Beer & Brewing


Since the early 1800’s, St. Louis was destined to become a beer town. In addition to the large German and Irish population, there was plenty of water, rail connections, limestone caves, and an entrepreneurial spirit that provided the foundation for the city’s beer business.

Today, the tradition continues as St. Louis is home to a number of microbreweries and brewpubs. Explore the history of St. Louis’ beer barons and discover that some of America’s favorite brands have roots in St. Louis.