Riverfront Times: A Craft Beer Pioneer, Fran Caradonna Is Tackling a New Role at Schlafly

  Fran Caradonna gets a bit embarrassed when she talks about her beer-drinking past. "Don't tell anyone, but I was a Natty Light girl back in college at the University of South Carolina," Caradonna laughs. "It was the '70s. I was a frustrated hippie. I drank it because it was 'natural.'" As one of the most influential pioneers of St....
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STL Today: Schlafly slakes space fans’ thirst for Apollo 11 memorabilia

By JOE HOLLEMEN - STL TODAY  /  04/16/2019
For fans of things astronautical (space nerds, if you prefer), Schlafly brewing company is taking a small step for beer drinkers and a giant leap for bottle collectors.
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USL: Championship Rankings – Club Beers

Last Sunday marked the annual tradition of National Beer Day – held every April 7 to mark the day the Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted after having been signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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The Full Pint: Schlafly Beer Launches Lunar Lager Pack to Commemorate Apollo 11

Schlafly Beer, the largest locally owned craft brewery in St. Louis, announces the release of Lunar Lager, a sampler pack of four exclusive lagers, brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
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FOX 2: Schlafly Beer launches ‘Lunar Lager’ to commemorate moon landing

By KEVIN FELD / FOX 2  /  04/15/2019
The packaging and design of the bottles are meant to evoke the look and spirit of the 1960s, with each of the four bottles highlighting a specific part of the Apollo 11 mission.
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Stout & Oyster Festival: Specialty Stouts

By SCHLAFLY BEER  /  03/21/2019
Delicious beer, celebrity shuckers, and more than 80,000 fresh oysters converge on St. Louis from both coasts. There’s no handy metaphor for the atmosphere created by 30 professional shuckers with live music as their backdrop and a selection of 15-plus Schlafly stouts including favorites and festival-exclusive styles. Check out these 10 specialty styles you won't be able to get outside...
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STL Today: Craft brewer Schlafly Beer taps O’Fallon Brewery co-founder Caradonna as CFO

By STL TODAY  /  03/20/2019
The Saint Louis Brewery, makers of Schlafly Beer, named Fran Caradonna as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer.
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Download: Brewed With Love Valentine’s Printables

By Schlafly Beer  /  02/04/2019
Every batch of Schlafly beer is #BrewedWithLove. From thoughtful recipes to the entire brewing process, every batch receives a little extra love to ensure maximum freshness and quality. Download these six printable valentines to share with your friends and family. Either print them at home or take them to a print shop to be printed.  
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Photos: Cabin Fever 2019

By SCHLAFLY BEER  /  01/21/2019
Thank you to everyone who braved the cold and hung out with us at Cabin Fever on Saturday, Jan 19. Check out photos from the event below.
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12 Schlafly Inspired Gifts for Beer Lovers

By Schlafly Beer  /  12/14/2018
We're getting down to the wire when it comes to holiday shopping. Skip the long lines and heavy traffic by stopping in to Schlafly Bottleworks, Schlafly Tap Room or the Schlafly Shop online to get all the latest apparel, pint glasses, growlers and of course, your favorite beer styles.
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Get free beer and help St. Louis in Schlafly’s ‘Cans for Cans’ food drive

By Jordan Palmer - Drink314 - KSDK  /  11/20/2018
The season of giving can give back this year in the form of free beer. Schlafly Beer is partnering with the St. Louis Area Food Bank to host the “Cans for Cans” holiday food drive.
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Make This: Merry Berry Cranberry Sauce

By Schlafly Beer  /  11/19/2018
Don't know what you're making for this year's dinner? We've got a beer-inspired recipe for you that features our latest special release. This year, make this Merry Berry Cranberry Sauce just in time for holiday festivities.
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Pair Like a Pro: White Lager at the Schlafly Tap Room

By Schlafly Beer  /  11/13/2018
Food and beer has gone together ever since people have came together over a good meal and good drinks.  But sometimes, certain beer styles go better with specific dishes– bringing out certain flavors that would otherwise go unnoticed.
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Schlafly’s most “devilish” brew returns next week for limited time

By Jordan Palmer - Drink314 - KSDK  /  11/09/2018
There is good news to report, as Tasmanian IS BACK, for a limited release, and with a new look. TIPA returns to the market next week in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans. The new format will extend to all of Schlafly’s Hop Allocation beers, a series of hop-forward beers released throughout 2019.
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Photos: Full Moon Festival

By Schlafly Beer  /  11/02/2018
Check out pictures from this year's Full Moon Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27! We had a blast hanging out with everyone under the full moon. 
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These Halloween Cocktails Are Scary Levels Of Fun

By Aly Walansky - Forbes  /  10/29/2018
When we were kids, Halloween meant trick or treating and way too much candy. Now, as adults, we get to celebrate with cocktails! Public House, a gastropub in Chicago, created a Halloween-themed cake shake offered all of October and appropriately named, “Monster Mash.” Creator of the Monster Mash Cake Shake and Corporate Pastry Chef, Jimmy MacMillan says, “Every month I...
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Best Midwestern Pumpkin Beers to Try this October

By Urban Matter  /  10/28/2018
We’ve made it, Chicago. That one month and a half of pure fall bliss before we slowly descend into winter madness is here, and along with it comes an assortment of pumpkin-flavored beers to perfectly match the mood.
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From the Garden: Fall Planting Tips

By Ally Conner, Schlafly Gardenworks Gardener  /  10/25/2018
Schlafly Gardenworks Gardener, Ally shared her favorite fall crops and tips for planting before the weather gets too cold.
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St. Louis has the Makings of America’s Next Great Food City with None of the Pretense

By Ligaya Malones - Mic Network  /  10/25/2018
In one long weekend, I paced my way through a medley of elegantly prepared produce, house-made sausage and bread in a refined but unstuffy James Beard Award-nominated restaurant. I tore through street foods of Sarajevo-style cevapi (grilled mixed-meat sausages) and pide (Turkish wood-fired flatbread) from a teal and fuchsia food truck. I stuffed myself with feijoada, a hearty Brazilian meat and bean stew brightened with orange slices.
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Schlafly Rings in the Holidays with Merry Berry Ale

By Bryan Carey - All About Beer  /  10/17/2018
The beer is Merry Berry Ale, a beer with a deep red hue and flavors of blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, lemon, and vanilla. Merry Berry Ale will be released beginning Monday, October 22...
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From Patisserie to Bottle: Schlafly’s New Merry Berry Ale

By Brewer Magazine  /  10/16/2018
Schlafly Beer, the largest locally owned craft brewer in St Louis, announces today a new Special Release beer, Merry Berry Ale. Inspired by the sweet flavors of a French pastry, the deep red Merry Berry Ale...
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Make This: Pumpkin Ale Pumpkin Bread

By Schlafly Beer  /  10/11/2018
Can't get enough of the flavors of fall? Make your own pumpkin bread with Schlafly Pumpkin Ale. Check out the recipe...
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Spice Up National Coffee Day with an Iced Pumpkin Stout Latte

By Schlafly Beer  /  09/29/2018
It's finally beginning to feel like fall, but the heat isn't gone for good just yet. Today, we're celebrating National Coffee Day. Get the best of both worlds with this easy-to-make Iced Pumpkin Stout Latte. 
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The Best Beers To Drink This Fall

By Karl Klockars - Ask Men  /  09/28/2018
There’s no bad time to drink beer — but fall is my favorite time to drink beer. With the juicy glow of summer’s fruited pale ales and light lagers fading, snifters of oil-slick candybar-sweet stouts and sledgehammer barleywines are on the horizon.
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6 Fall Mix Packs We’re Drinking Right Now

By Graham Averilli - Paste Magazine  /  09/26/2018
Late last month, the CANarchy Craft Brew Collective announced the release of a variety pack that includes beers from four different breweries under the Collective’s umbrella. So four different breweries in the same box; It’s a cool concept that truly nails the “variety” aspect of a variety pack. And it’s not the first multi-brewery box we’ve seen.
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Volkstoberfest 2018

By Air Cooled Antiques  /  09/25/2018
Join us for Volkstoberfest, the largest air-cooled Volkswagen showcase in the Midwest on Saturday, October 6. Come check out some old school rides along with live music and delicious food, and plenty of Schlafly beer to go around. The event is free to spectators, but there is a $30 registration fee for Volkswagen vehicles. Registration includes a commemorative t-shirt, grab...
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The Best Pumpkin Beers for Fall

By Patrick Clarke - Travel Pulse  /  09/20/2018
The arrival of fall signals the unofficial start of pumpkin beer season. While the seasonal style certainly isn't for everyone, a handful of creatively-crafted brews are worth a try this autumn.
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20 Must-Try Beers at Schlafly Beer’s Hop in the City Festival This Weekend

By Heather Riske - Feast Magazine  /  09/13/2018
Schlafly Beer is celebrating a big milestone this weekend: one of St. Louis' first craft breweries is hosting its 20th annual Hop in the City festival. The festival is designed to give guests a taste of (almost) Schlafly's entire portfolio. And with more than 40 beers to choose from – including six specialty tappings, traditionally announced when founding brewer Stephen Hale rings...
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Meet St. Louis: Head of Operations Emily Parker chats with KMOV

By Alexis Zotos - Meet St. Louis / KMOV  /  07/31/2018
KMOV's Alexis Zotos caught up with Emily Parker-Lampe, Head of Operations at Schlafly as a part of the new podcast, "Meet St. Louis." Schlafly Brewery has been around since 1991, a long time in the craft beer world and they’re still working to innovate and shape the future of craft beer. Emily Parker started as an intern and is now...
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Sauce Magazine: Schlafly Bottleworks names Executive Chef

By Matt Sorrell - Sauce Magazine  /  07/30/2018
  Sauce Magazine's Matt Sorrell sat down with Schlafly Bottleworks' newest Executive Chef Bernard Pilon as he settles into his role. Prior to taking over the Bottleworks kitchen last month, Pilon was the longtime executive chef at Norwood Hills Country Club. He said his first fully original menu will debut in September, and he plans to continue the restaurant’s tradition of...
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STLCBW: Where to Find Schlafly This Week

By Schlafly Beer  /  07/20/2018
St. Louis Craft Beer Week is coming in hot this weekend. Keep track of where Schlafly will be all week long with this calendar. [/vc_column_text] Craft Beers & Food Trucks with Schlafly | Friday, July 27, 5 - 9 p.m. | Dierbergs, Des Peres, MO Raise a glass to two local favorites: Frankly Sausages and Schlafly! Menu includes white cheddar pimento...
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Beer Of The Week: Say Helles yeah to Schlafly Summer Lager

By Kate Bernot - The Takeout  /  07/19/2018
Craft lagers are here in a big way, and I could not be more on board. My fellow drinkers looking to explore the non-ale side of the beer spectrum would be smart to start with a well-constructed helles, like this one from The St. Louis Brewery (which brews under the brand Schlafly). And if you’re already a member of Team Pilsner, an...
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Summer Ingredients Found in Summer Craft Beers

By Matt Osgood - CraftBeer.com  /  07/18/2018
Summer Ingredients Found in Summer Craft Beers About a half mile down the road from my house is a fully-functioning farm stand. As the warmer months commence, the farm opens up for flower sales and concludes in the fall with pumpkins and other Autumn-related accoutrements. In between, the farm sells its own produce: corn, tomatoes, squash and a couple dozen...
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Where to Find Schlafly This Weekend – July 13-15

By Schlafly Beer  /  07/12/2018
If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, look no further. Schlafly is participating in several events around the St. Louis area. Come hang out with us, sip on some Schlafly beer and enjoy the weekend! [/vc_column_text] Let Them Eat Art | Friday, July 13, 6 -11 p.m. | Maplewood Take a self-guided tour through the streets of...
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Recipe: Coconut Créme Colada

By Schlafly Beer  /  07/10/2018
  We're celebrating National Pina Colada Day with our take on a Beer Colada. Presenting the Coconut Créme Colada, a beer colada featuring the Schlafly's very own Coconut Créme Ale, a summer inspired ale made with REAL coconut and pineapple.  Follow the recipe below to make your own. 2 cups ice 2 ounces pineapple juice 2 ounces rum 1 bottle...
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Drink of the Week: Schlafly’s Frugi Four

By Imbibe Magazine  /  07/02/2018
    St. Louis Brewery Schlafly has been a stalwart of the Midwest for nearly three decades, producing an expansive roster of classic and experimental beers. An annual release to help beat the summer heat, the Schlafly Frugi-Four sample pack combines a quartet of fresh fruit–infused brews. The brewery team clearly had their mind on the tropics this year, creating a juicy...
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From the Garden: Tips on Growing Swiss Chard with Ally

By Ally - Bottleworks Gardener / Schlafly Beer  /  07/02/2018
Tips on Growing Swiss Chard with Ally [/vc_column_text] Chard is a cold season crop, but fairs well in the summer, often continuing production from spring to fall. In early to mid spring, soak your seeds overnight and direct sow 6 to 8 inches apart into well worked and fertile soil. Keep soil moist until germination. In my experience, chard germinates...
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The Best of Both Styles: Schlafly Releases India Pale Lager

By The Brewer Magazine  /  06/28/2018
The Best of Both Styles: Schlafly Releases India Pale Lager [/vc_column_text] Schlafly Beer, the largest locally owned brewery in St. Louis, announces the release of India Pale Lager, a beer that blends the assertive hoppiness of an IPA with the crisp refreshment of a lager. IPL is the next offering in Schlafly’s Hop Allocation Series, the brewery’s series of hop-forward...
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Where to Find Schlafly This Weekend: Father’s Day Weekend

By Schlafly Beer  /  05/18/2018
If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, look no further. Schlafly is participating in several events around the St. Louis area. Come hang out with us, sip on some Schlafly beer and enjoy the weekend! [/vc_column_text] RFT ShowcaseSTL | Saturday & Sunday, June 16-17 | The Grove Riverfront Times' 17th Annual ShowcaseSTL is a local music festival...
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Use your Illusion: Six of the Best Cocktail-Inspired Beers Ranked

By Cat Wolinski - VinePair  /  05/09/2018
Schlafly Beer Ranks #1 of Best Cocktail-inspired Beers There are beers, there are cocktails, and there are beer cocktails. Then, there are also beers that taste like cocktails. Cocktail-inspired beers are a new style of beverage that inventive brewers have brought to our attention in recent years. The experimental spirits (no pun intended) of brewers like Pipeworks Brewing, Brooklyn Brewery, and Two Roads Brewing...
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Brewer Magazine: How Failure Can Help Shape Your Future

By Jon Sicotte - Brewer Magazine  /  04/23/2018
“There can be no growth without failure,” noted Karben4 co-founder Zak Koga. “Every slight miscalculation with a beer style, recipe, branding, timing, etcetera, is part of our story in creating what we hope will ultimately be success. The key is to really embrace the process and not the outcomes — at least that’s what I’m trying to tell myself.”All failure is invaluable....
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Bigger is Better for Summer: Schlafly Introduces 12-Packs of Hoppy Wheat Cans

By The Brewer Magazine  /  04/12/2018
Schlafly Beer announces today the roll-out of 12-packs of Hoppy Wheat in 16-ounce cans. The can release of the popular, warmer-weather seasonal furthers the Saint Louis Brewery’s™ footprint in larger format cans. Schlafly Beer was the first brewery in St. Louis brewery to offer 12-packs of 16-ounce cans with White Lager in December 2017. Hoppy Wheat also continues Schlafly’s value...
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Schlafly Beer Partners with National Forest Foundation

By GT Wharton - The Full Pint  /  04/06/2018
(ST. LOUIS; April 6, 2018)—Schlafly Beer announces today a partnership with the National Forest Foundation, the nonprofit partner of the U.S. Forest Service that works to promote the health and public enjoyment of America’s 193-million-acre National Forest System. The largest, locally owned craft brewery in St. Louis chose to support the organization as part of their overall 2018 sustainability mission. Other initiatives...
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Love Oysters and Brew? Well hit up the free Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival on March 23 & 24!

By Ale Sharpton - Cruisin' for a Brewsin'  /  03/22/2018
Love Oysters and Brew? Well hit up the free Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival on March 23 & 24!   Whaddup Y’all?! March promises to be an awesome month for especially brew and eats, so I will do my best to post as many dope events as possible to keep you posted on what’s happening nationwide. In this segment, we...
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Departures features Stout & Oyster Festival

By Leah Koenig - Departures  /  03/01/2018
St. Louis: Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival St. Louis’ largest craft brewery will fly in nearly 80,000 oysters from both coasts for their annual suds and seafood fête. From March 23 to 24, festival-goers will be treated to live music and multiple raw oyster bars. Schlafly plans to brew 15 beers for the event, including a Mexican chocolate stout flavored...
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For the Record: Schlafly’s Pilsner Box gets a Facelift

By Chris Cromwell - Craft Brewing Business  /  02/22/2018
We love a craft beer promotion that supports another craft or small business because it reinforces that spirit of community and independence that’s crucial for the industry (and we dare say, society).
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The Love of Pale Ale

By Jordan Palmer - Porch Drinking, Stephen Hale - Schlafly Beer  /  02/15/2018
It saddens me a bit that back in 1992 when I tried my first craft beer — a Schlafly Beer Pale Ale; I did not have the foresight to realize I was tipping back something special. I didn’t know that it would not only mean something to me 27 years later but inspire me to write about it.
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Hop Allocation: Northeast IPA makes its way to the Midwest

By Justin Phelps - Saint Brewis  /  01/16/2018
If you don’t know about Northeast IPAs (some call them New England IPAs or just NE IPAs) then you haven’t been paying attention. In the last few years, these beers have migrated from the East Coast to all over the country.
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Winter’s Calling: Schlafly Cabin Fever Didn’t Disappoint

By Justin Phelps - Saint Brewis  /  01/15/2018
For the past 10 years, I’ve been lucky enough to attend Schlafly’s Cabin Fever beer festival. It’s so nice to have something to look forward to the get me through the dreary winter months. No matter what the weather, it’s nice to get together with fellow beer enthusiasts to sample Schlafly’s finest wares.
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Kick Off: Schlafly Beer announces release of Raspberry Chipotle Brown Ale

By Beer Pulse on behalf of Schlafly Beer  /  01/08/2018
The series, which began last year, gets a new look for 2018. The bottle design now showcases the research and development inside each of the inventive beers with a handwritten look and feel and a descriptive neck tag.
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