Breweries Near Me – St. Louis Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri is known for its loyal baseball fans, the iconic Gateway Arch, and most importantly: an expansive craft beer scene. Boasting an array of over 20 breweries and thousands of beer styles, this city has something to please any palate. Looking for a brewery to visit? Our team at City Brew Tours has crafted a list of recommendations to launch your own beer-soaked journey across the city!
The craft beer industry in St. Louis has grown exponentially within the last decade, pushing it above the national average for production quantities. Beer enthusiasts can drink their way through The Gateway to the West and be certain that there is no shortage of suds in this city! Even though it’s not “craft beer”, you can even pay a visit to the headquarters of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest brewing company in the United States…but we definitely don’t recommend it!
Both visitors and locals alike will hopefully learn a thing or two from our guide to breweries in St. Louis!
If you search any list of Top Breweries in St. Louis, Four Hands is consistently at the top! A variety of different activities and events are scheduled weekly. From paint nights to flower arrangement lessons, their tasting room in the Lasalle Park neighborhood is never boring! This microbrewery’s beers are barrel-aged, producing a truly unique tap lineup.
Located in the Midtown neighborhood of St. Louis, Well-Spent Beer is a family-owned business. Founder Kyle Kohlmorgen opened the doors of the repurposed movie theater-turned brewery in March 2018. Whether you are enjoying their outdoor lawn and patio space or drinking one of their “Yeast-Driven” beers in their unique facility, your dollars will certainly be Well-Spent!
Twisted Roots Brewing Co. is a bar that brews its own beers so there’s always something new on tap. You can find a variety of styles including a Dry Irish Stout, an American Pale Ale, and a Dry Hopped Belgian Single. Compliment your beer with their unique appetizers or one of their trademark burgers!
Pay Earthbound a visit, and you’ll find yourself in the oldest brewery building in St. Louis. Self-proclaimed the “smallest, weirdest beer” in St. Louis, this brewery’s size enables experimentation with different brewing techniques. Earthbound’s snacks and beer are very affordable; you can drink a few pints of their best-selling Irish Red Ale and try a vegan, gluten-free or vegetarian appetizer without breaking the bank.
This 15-barrel brewery serves up concoctions influenced by Belgian and American styles, including specialty barrel-aged brews. Expect rich flavors from their unique locally-sourced ingredients, such as cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and chamomile flowers. Their tasting room features classic bar games as well as a dog-friendly patio, making it the perfect place to bring the whole family.
6. The Schlafly Tap Room (The Saint Louis Brewery)
Saint Louis Brewery is the largest independently-owned brewery in the state. Choose from many unique styles on tap and in cans, including their signature stouts and IPAs. On the weekends, this brewery offers tours with free samples at the end!
Rockwell Beer’s location in The Grove district was opened by Andy Hille in November 2018. Offering more than just their own beer, this laid-back brewery offers a full bar including guest taps, cocktails, and wine. The use of repurposed shipping containers and colorful building design contribute to Rockwell’s fun and vibrant atmosphere.
Urban Chestnut offers something different at each of its three St. Louis locations from in-house smoked meats to New York style pizza! Their beers are split into two categories: the Reverence Series pays homage to historic Bavarian recipes and brewing styles while their Revolution series celebrates modern, American craft beer.
That wraps up our list of our favorite breweries in St. Louis! It was incredibly difficult to narrow down the list, and we could go on forever about the amazing beer that this city has to offer. Below, you can find some other breweries to explore in the greater St. Louis area. While you’re at it, check out our tour cities!
2nd Shift Brewing Co.
4204 Main Street Brewing Co.
Alpha Brewing Co.
Brew Hub Taproom
Brew Hub Taproom
Center Ice Brewing Co.
Civil Life Brewing Co.
Ferguson Brewing Co.
Granite City Food & Brewery
Griesedieck Brothers Brewery
Heavy Riff Brewing
Morgan Street Brewery
Narrow Gauge Brewing
Side Project Brewing
Six Mile Bridge Brewery
Square One Brewery and Distillery
Steampunk Brew Works
The Side Project Cellar