Tag Archives: Missouri

• Infused Booze Front and Centre

Infused Booze Front and Centre

Infused liquors are becoming more popular every year. Most restaurants have the standard Smirnoff Vanilla, Absolut Peppar, and Captain Morgan on the rail. In addition to these, many independent establishments offer specialty infusions. Bartenders and mixologists use their knowledge to create unique flavour combinations to tantalise our taste buds. Recently I spoke with Justin Cardwell, […]

• Vine revival: Over 30 wineries have opened in Missouri in last two years

Vine revival: Over 30 wineries have opened in Missouri in last two years

Three glasses of wine stand on a table, each a different color. A bold burgundy, a rich red and a pale pink. The burgundy wine is dry, with a hint of oak. The red is peppery and tannic, and the blush is bright and sweet with a hint of apple that hits the tip of […]

• Zinfandel On Tour Tasting Coming To Kansas City & Austin

Zinfandel On Tour Tasting Coming To Kansas City & Austin

Kansas City Zinfandel Tasting Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 6 pm to 8 pm Trade Tasting 2 – 5 p.m. Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road Kansas City, Missouri 64108 Contact: ZAP 530-274-4900 info@zinfandel.org zinfandel.org Join us on tour as we will continue to spread the Zinfandel message! ZAP is returning to an enthusiastic market. […]

• Why & What Your State Drinks: The American Map of Brews

Why & What Your State Drinks: The American Map of Brews

Naturally, Nevada is Four Loko. The Houston Press, jumping on the America-graphic bandwagon, has come up with a beer for every state in the Union. (More on TIME.com: See a map of why your state sucks) The criteria varied, but included the beer’s origin (which is why Budweiser landed squarely in Missouri), national recognition, cultural […]

• Iowa: Microdistillery industry growing from zero to sixty

Iowa: Microdistillery industry growing from zero to sixty

Two brothers and a custom-built German still are behind Iowa’s newest microdistillery, opening this week in LeClaire and a symbol of what many think could be a solid growth industry for the state. “We kept waiting for someone to tell us ‘You’re crazy,’ especially the banks,” Ryan Burchett said. He and his brother, Garrett, natives […]

• Attempt to block Inbev's takeover of Anheuser-Busch Fails

ST. LOUIS — The latest quest by 10 Missouri beer consumers who tried to block InBev’s $52 billion takeover of U.S. beer giant Anheuser-Busch fell flat Wednesday when an appeals court refused to resurrect their antitrust lawsuit. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge’s decision to throw […]

• Stone Brewing makes moves toward Missouri

Stone Brewing makes moves toward Missouri

This is sure to get Missouri craft-beer fiends fired up for the new year: Stone Brewing Co. out of Escondido, Calif., is making plans to begin distribution here in 2011. “Yes, I believe that we may be able to line everything up to be able to start shipping into Missouri next year,” Stone CEO Greg […]