Farnum Hill Cider fulfills the true meaning of the word “cider” -- an alcoholic beverage fermented from apples, exactly as a wine is fermented from grapes. These are not the syrupy sweet, artificially-flavored, mass-produced ciders of supermarket infamy. They represent a return to the craft and horticulture of distinctive American, orchard-based cidermaking.
In 1876, Jules Lefebvre created one of the most famous companies of the entity of Rebecq: the Lefebvre Brewery. It was then in the center of the village of Quenast in Wallonia (Belgium). The family company is known for its beers. Always in activity, this family and artisanal brewery has been in operation for over 130 years old.
König Brewery values its nearly 150-year history, in which it grown from a small local brewery into one fo the leading breweries with almost 350 highly qualified and motivated staff members. The one thing that has not changed is how König uses only excellent ingredients such as hops from the best growing areas in the world and the finest barley malt.
König has been a 100% subsidiary of Bitburger since July of 2004. At that time, like today the management of the tradition felt obligated to maintain that which justified Theodor König more than 140 years ago.
Terrapin Beer Company was born when two brewers met while working together at a microbrewery in Atlanta. Looking around at what other breweries in the SE were doing, Spike and John felt they could make a contribution. Realizing that anyone could make just another pale ale, brown ale or stout, Spike and John set their sights on crafting beers unlike any that were currently available in the SE.
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21st Amendment Brewery
In 2000, Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan founded the 21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco’s historic South Park neighborhood. The popular brewpub is now at the heart of the new city center, just south of the financial district and only two blocks from the San Francisco Giants baseball park. In addition to eight rotating taps of multiple award-winning hand-crafted house beers, the pub has been voted “Best Brewpub”, “Best Burger” and “Best Happy Hour” by the San Francisco press.
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The tranquil Orkney Islands, with their fertile farming lands and fishing grounds, have been inhabited for over 5000 years. The Orkney brewery is housed in the former schoolhouse in Quoyloo 1 mile from Skara Brae in the heart of Neolithic Orkney. The unrushed culture with its traditional values influences the way we make our beer. We give undivided attention to each stage of the brewing process to ensure that our beer reaches you in perfect condition.
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A small craft brewery located in Orange County, California. Our simple but often confusing name is a fusion of 'brewery' with our family name, Rue.
Our calling is to create beers with character and depth using the simplest and purest of means. We do not filter or pasteurize our beers. All of our bottled beers gain carbonation through 100% bottle conditioning, allowing carbonation to naturally occur through a secondary bottle fermentation. We strive to use unconventional ingredients, and we will proudly state what we put in our beers.
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Saint Louis Brewery / Schlafly Tap Room
Schlafly Beer was born in 1991. Our modest goal was and is to offer St. Louis a representative sampling of the best beers ever brewed, throughout history, anywhere in the world. To that end, we brew over 34 different styles of beer, of which we typically serve six or more at any one time.
With all this variety, the common denominator is freshness. There is no place in St. Louis, or even in the world, where you can get fresher beer than at our Tap Room and Bottleworks locations.