St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City, 3rd Edition

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Few cities can tell the story of beer in America like St. Louis can. In this third edition of St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the...

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Few cities can tell the story of beer in America like St. Louis can. In this third edition of St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City, St. Louis's brewing history is brought to life. Accompanied by hundreds of historical images and canvassing more than 200 years of brewing history, St. Louis Brews journeys through lagering caves, malt houses, and beer gardens alongside legendary brewers named Lemp, Anheuser, Busch, Griesedieck, and many others. The book details how St. Louis has shaped the brewing industry and how brewing shaped the city in return. Finally, as America embraces a new craft beer movement, St. Louis Brews introduces readers to the brewers that will take brewing into the future. Updated with maps, additional images, and plenty of new St. Louis breweries, the third edition of St. Louis Brews provides an in-depth look into the story of beer in St. Louis.

Contributor Bio:  Roussin, Don
Donald Roussin has been a resident of the St. Louis area since the mid-1960s, except while attending Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, graduating suma cum laude in 1976 with a BA major in pre-law and a minor in (surprise) history. Donald has been actively collecting breweriana and researching local brewery history for the past forty years. He has co-authored, with Kevin Kious, over two dozen articles for the ABA Journal, The Breweriana Collector, and Beer Cans & Brewery Collectibles magazines; and also two books, Breweriana: American Beer Collectibles (Shirebooks) and St. Louis Brews: 200 Years of Brewing in St. Louis, 1809"€"2009 (Reedy Press).

Contributor Bio:  Kious, Kevin
Kevin Kious was born in St. Louis but grew up in a dry town in central Illinois. He got revenge by becoming a brewery historian. Today he lives in Collinsville, Illinois, with his wife, Patty, and three spoiled cats.

Contributor Bio:  Collins, Cameron
Cameron Collins is the author of Distilled History, a St. Louis history and drinking blog that was named the Riverfront Times' Best Personal Blog in 2013. A native of upstate New York, he earned a degree in American History from the University of Dayton and has called St. Louis home since 1995. His unique twist on the history of St. Louis has been featured in presentations at PechaKucha St. Louis, Landmarks Association of St. Louis, and at the Missouri History Museum. A volunteer at the Campbell House Museum, he was awarded the President's Award from the museum's Board of Directors in 2015.

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Physical Info: 1.0" H x 12.1" L x 9.3" W (3.7 lbs) 320 pages

 

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