Meet us in St. Louis for a pint or two at one of the leading breweries focusing on authentic German beer styles, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company. In celebration of Oktoberfest, we’re also getting a crash course on all things German beer, including the meaning of the Reinheitsgebot, or the purity law, and breaking down the best spots to enjoy German-style beer in St. Louis.
We dig into the history behind American beer, looking into how Europe has greatly influenced both the culture and flavors of today.
Finally, Urban Chestnut offers their house potato salad recipe that serves as the perfect side as you drink your draft.
Missouri’s Urban Chestnut bridges an oceanic gap by pairing German beer traditions with American craft-beer creativity.
A head brewer schools us on everything to know about German styles, from saisons to stouts.
The story of American beer today can be told through the history of immigration.
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company’s Florian Kuplent supplies this German-inspired potato salad for your Oktoberfest celebration.
St. Louis is a mecca for German-style beers, and these five stand-outs are making a name for selling brews inspired by the motherland.