Here is a good reason to road trip to STL this weekend. Belgian Beer and Mussel Mania 2010. If you go, make sure and tell them you read about it here at SEMO Craft Beer. Here are the event details and link per Schlafly's website. Be sure and ask your local retailers to stock all of Schlafly's available bottled Belgian-stlye beers: Grand Cru, Bière de Garde, Tripel, and Quadruple.
BELGIAN BEER & MUSSEL MANIA 2010
Friday, July 23 & Saturday, July 24
The Schlafly Tap Room
Penn Cove Mussels
Muscle your way down to The Tap Room for a weekend of mouthwatering mussels prepared in spectacular style. Wash them down with delicious Schlafly Belgian beers, including Witbier, Dubbel, Tripel and Grand Cru. Sweet.
Speaking of sweet, how about a nice Belgian waffle for dessert!
DINING ROOM HOURS: Friday, 5:00 p.m.-Midnight; Saturday 11:00 a.m.-Midnight
CLUB ROOM HOURS: Friday & Saturday, 5:00-9:00 p.m
SCHLAFLY BELGIAN-STYLE BEERS
BELGIAN GRAND CRU
Fruity, spicy aromas and flavors contribute to the complexity of this golden-colored Belgian ale. Medium body and effervescence contribute to a light, dry impression, despite its strength and sweet, smooth finish. ABV: 9%, OG: 18.3, IBU: 20
This full-bodied, golden ale is brewed with a Belgian yeast, which gives it a rich, fruity character. This is NOT your typical yellow beer.
This unfiltered wheat ale is brewed with a Belgian yeast and flavored with orange peel and coriander. Made with locally harvested unmalted wheat from Alhambra, Illinois. Very snappy and refreshing. ABV: 5%, OG: 12, IBU: 18
Fruity, spicy aromas and flavors contribute to the complexity of this golden-colored Belgian ale. Medium body and effervescence contribute to a light, dry impression, despite its strength and sweet, smooth finish.