50 Reasons to not miss Brew in the Lou

One of my favorite days of the year is happening Saturday, Oct. 14 – It’s Brew in the Lou! Join 103.3 KLOU and FOX 2 News at the 5th annual Brew in the Lou at the lily pond in Francis Park. Wristbands include unlimited tastings of St. Louis’ best beer, wine, spirits, coffee and good eats. Live music, shopping and much more. Here are just 50 of the reasons you will not want to miss Brew in the Lou!

 

Six Mile Bridge // Premium craft beer, brewed in St Louis, made with integrity.

Six Mile Bridge // Premium craft beer, brewed in St Louis, made with integrity.

The Old Bakery Beer Company is a certified organic craft brewery located in downtown Alton, IL.

The Old Bakery Beer Company is a certified organic craft brewery located in downtown Alton, IL.

J. Rieger & Co. was the largest mail-order whiskey house in the United States prior to the onset of federal Prohibition in 1920 and is proud to be back as Kansas City, Missouri’s first distillery in nearly a century.

J. Rieger & Co. was the largest mail-order whiskey house in the United States prior to the onset of federal Prohibition in 1920 and is proud to be back as Kansas City, Missouri’s first distillery in nearly a century.

Granite City Food & Brewery is passionate about creating fresh menu items from scratch and uses its patented brewing process to deliver the best brews.

Granite City Food & Brewery is passionate about creating fresh menu items from scratch and uses its patented brewing process to deliver the best brews.

Stubborn German Brewing // Real German beer, in a real German town, made by real Stubborn Germans.

Stubborn German Brewing // Real German beer, in a real German town, made by real Stubborn Germans.

Hopskeller Brewing Company // Brewed in a pre-Civil War home remodeled with reclaimed materials, Hopskeller is more than a brewery. It is a gathering place for laughter, discussion and the heart-warming joy of beer with friends.

Hopskeller Brewing Company // Brewed in a pre-Civil War home remodeled with reclaimed materials, Hopskeller is more than a brewery. It is a gathering place for laughter, discussion and the heart-warming joy of beer with friends.

Steam Punk Brewing //Serving pints & growlers on rotating taps. Old Fashioned Beer with a modern twist. Steampunk attire optional.

Steam Punk Brewing //Serving pints & growlers on rotating taps. Old Fashioned Beer with a modern twist. Steampunk attire optional.

Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling Company features handcrafted beer, vodka, gin, and Missouri Moonshine made exclusively at this Crown County location.

Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling Company features handcrafted beer, vodka, gin, and Missouri Moonshine made exclusively at this Crown County location.

Center Ice Brewery is a hockey-themed craft brewery that's pushing the limits of brewing by designing innovative, tasty craft beers in St. Louis. BYOF-Bring Your Own Food!

Center Ice Brewery is a hockey-themed craft brewery that’s pushing the limits of brewing by designing innovative, tasty craft beers in St. Louis. BYOF-Bring Your Own Food!

Wood Hat Spirits, the first craft distillery in Montgomery County, Missouri and the only wood-fired still in the country. Conveniently located amidst Missouri Wine Country, we take pride in using locally grown grains and fruits in our spirits.

Wood Hat Spirits, the first craft distillery in Montgomery County, Missouri and the only wood-fired still in the country. Conveniently located amidst Missouri Wine Country, they take pride in using locally grown grains and fruits in their spirits.

Wellspent Brewing Co. // A family-owned brewery & pub in St. Louis.

Wellspent Brewing Co. // A family-owned brewery & pub in St. Louis.

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company is an unconventional-minded yet tradition-oriented brewer of craft beer with a ‘new world meets old world’ brewing approach.

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company is an unconventional-minded yet tradition-oriented brewer of craft beer with a ‘new world meets old world’ brewing approach.

Stumpy's Spirits and Distillery // From fresh limestone well water to grain grown on the land surrounding the distillery, Stumpy's Spirits and Distillery sources nearly all of their ingredients from their 8th generation family farm in Columbia, Illinois.

Stumpy’s Spirits and Distillery // From fresh limestone well water to grain grown on the land surrounding the distillery, Stumpy’s Spirits and Distillery sources nearly all of their ingredients from their 8th generation family farm in Columbia, Illinois.

Stone Hill Winery // Winning more than 4,000 awards since 1988, Stone Hill Winery has continuously ranked among the nation’s top award winners.

Stone Hill Winery // Winning more than 4,000 awards since 1988, Stone Hill Winery has continuously ranked among the nation’s top award winners.

Square One Brewery & Distillery // By combining the expertise of the distiller, master brewer, and chef Square One Brewery & Distillery is committed to creating an amazing array of flavors and tastes.

Square One Brewery & Distillery // By combining the expertise of the distiller, master brewer and chef, Square One Brewery & Distillery is committed to creating an amazing array of flavors and tastes.

O’Fallon Brewery (in Maryland Heights, MO) is passionate about making great beer that delivers unique flavor and refreshment.

O’Fallon Brewery (in Maryland Heights, MO) is passionate about making great beer that delivers unique flavor and refreshment.

Odell Brewing Co. // Crafted in Colorado. Enjoyed everywhere it's available.

Odell Brewing Co. // Crafted in Colorado. Enjoyed everywhere it’s available.

Missouri Beer Company is a production microbrewery offering a unique blend of craft beers.

Missouri Beer Company is a production microbrewery offering a unique blend of craft beers.

Kirkwood Station Brewing // Nestled right off the train tracks in Kirkwood, Kirkwood Station Brewing serves up several year round brews as well as a lengthy seasonal list.

Kirkwood Station Brewing // Nestled right off the train tracks in Kirkwood, Kirkwood Station Brewing serves up several year round brews as well as a lengthy seasonal list.

Heavy Riff Brewing Company features 15 draft beers (along with House smoked BBQ, house made sauces, free steel tip darts, and free shuffleboard) in the heart of the Dogtown neighborhood in Saint Louis.

Heavy Riff Brewing Company features 15 draft beers (along with House smoked BBQ, house made sauces, free steel tip darts, and free shuffleboard) in the heart of the Dogtown neighborhood in Saint Louis.

Charleville Brewing // Offering an assortment of beer styles to please any palate, from the core round beers to an extensive selection of seasonal and limited release beers.

Charleville Brewing // Offering an assortment of beer styles to please any palate, from the core round beers to an extensive selection of seasonal and limited release beers.

Nick Bifano & the Innocents is a straight up American rock n' roll band from St. Louis, MO. Combining vintage and modern sounds, NBI's music has something to say to everyone.

Nick Bifano & the Innocents is a straight up American rock n’ roll band from St. Louis, MO. Combining vintage and modern sounds, NBI’s music has something to say to everyone.

Excel Bottling Company produces flavored soda using cane sugar, returnable bottles, and vintage bottling equipment.

Excel Bottling Company produces flavored soda using cane sugar, returnable bottles and vintage bottling equipment.

Volpi Foods has been hand-crafting Italian cured meats in America’s midwest since 1902 and for generations before in Milan.

Volpi Foods has been hand-crafting Italian cured meats in America’s midwest since 1902 and for generations before in Milan.

Cronin's pretzels are made fresh and by hand. We are pretzel lovers who are family owned and operated.

Cronin’s pretzels are made fresh and by hand. We are pretzel lovers who are family owned and operated.

Vernon's BBQ and Catering // Delicious slow-smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, ribs, ham, turkey, chicken, tofu, made-from-scratch sides, and 5 original-recipe homemade sauces.

Vernon’s BBQ and Catering // Delicious slow-smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, ribs, ham, turkey, chicken, tofu, made-from-scratch sides, and 5 original-recipe homemade sauces.

Sriracha Granada was created out of the desire to eat a full flavor, tasty hot sauce but without the harsh chemicals, preservatives, and coloring additives of commercial products.

Sriracha Granada was created out of the desire to eat a full flavor, tasty hot sauce but without the harsh chemicals, preservatives, and coloring additives of commercial products.

The Stellar Hog // Smoked Corned Beef and Cheesy Pulled Porked Fries, everything is smoked in house.

The Stellar Hog // Smoked Corned Beef, Cheesy Pulled Pork Fries and more – everything is smoked in house.

Old Vienna of St. Louis // Old Vienna, LLC. is famous for making Red Hot Riplets® Hot Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips, made with real St. Louis Hot Sauce.

Old Vienna of St. Louis // Old Vienna, LLC. is famous for making Red Hot Riplets® Hot Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips, made with real St. Louis Hot Sauce.

Nothing Bundt Cakes // Made fresh daily using real eggs, real butter, and real cream cheese, Nothing Bundt Cakes are hand-made, premium quality desserts with an irresistible taste and a timeless aesthetic.

Nothing Bundt Cakes // Made fresh daily using real eggs, real butter, and real cream cheese, Nothing Bundt Cakes are hand-made, premium quality desserts with an irresistible taste and a timeless aesthetic.

Noodles & Co. is proud to use REAL Food and REAL Cooking for REAL Flavors.

Noodles & Co. is proud to use REAL food and REAL cooking for REAL flavors.

 Mateker's Meat & Catering - Deli, Seafood & Grocery // Professional Old Fashioned Butchers cut your meat to assure you only the highest quality cuts of meat.

Mateker’s Meat & Catering – Deli, Seafood & Grocery // Professional Old Fashioned Butchers cut your meat to assure you only the highest quality cuts of meat.

Gobble STOP has created a variety of unique entrees, sandwiches, side dishes, and gourmet cookies that are all culinary masterpieces.

Gobble STOP has created a variety of unique entrees, sandwiches, side dishes and gourmet cookies that are all culinary masterpieces.

Todd Geisert Farms // Naturally raised pork and produce in season "Doin' it the natural way!"

Todd Geisert Farms // Naturally raised pork and produce in season “Doin’ it the natural way!”

Dogtown Pizza // Great ingredients, well-prepared and carefully assembled into a fun, quick, nutritious meal that you can take pride in baking for your family.

Dogtown Pizza // Great ingredients, well-prepared and carefully assembled into a fun, quick, nutritious meal that you can take pride in baking for your family.

Bootleggin' BBQ & Catering // Featuring Kansas City BBQ style inspired eats, craft brews, friendly faces, and good times. /

Bootleggin’ BBQ & Catering // Featuring Kansas City BBQ style inspired eats, craft brews, friendly faces and good times.

Across the Board is a St. Louis family owned and operated workshop specializing in high quality, handcrafted, unique items.

Across the Board is a St. Louis family owned and operated workshop specializing in high quality, handcrafted, unique items.

Timid Lion // Graphic Designer | Illustrator | Caricature Artist | St. Louis Historian | Nostalgia Buff Some art. Some other stuff.

Timid Lion // Graphic Designer | Illustrator | Caricature Artist | St. Louis Historian | Nostalgia Buff Some art. Some other stuff.

TheNattyCat // Prints, Watercolors, Cards, Tshirts, and more!

TheNattyCat // Prints, Watercolors, Cards, T-shirts and more!

Saint Louis Hop Shop's mission is to provide the City of St. Louis with the best the world of craft beer has to offer.

Saint Louis Hop Shop’s mission is to provide the City of St. Louis with the best the world of craft beer has to offer.

Rack + Clutch brings a hand-picked collection of women's accessories, jewelry and clothing to the streets of STL and the surrounding area.

Rack + Clutch brings a hand-picked collection of women’s accessories, jewelry and clothing to the streets of STL and the surrounding area.

Kat's Closet // Kat is a blogger, entrepreneur, believer, and fashion lover. She shows people how to make their favorite Pinterest outfits come to life.

Kat’s Closet // Kat is a blogger, entrepreneur, believer and fashion lover. She shows people how to make their favorite Pinterest outfits come to life.

Indigo Home believes it's the little things that make your house a home.

Indigo Home believes it’s the little things that make your house a home.

Craft Your Keg // Providing quality portable, refillable, CO2 charged miniature kegs.

Craft Your Keg // Providing quality portable, refillable, CO2 charged miniature kegs.

Benton Park Prints is an independent St. Louis print shop that creates modern graphic art for every room of your home.

Benton Park Prints is an independent St. Louis print shop that creates modern graphic art for every room of your home.

Urban Envy has an exclusive line of High End Shoes at a price to keep you living a High End life.

Urban Envy has an exclusive line of High End Shoes at a price to keep you living a High End life.

Pawsitively Fintastic is not your mama's pet shop.

Pawsitively Fintastic is not your mama’s pet shop.

Bomber Jackets delivers high-quality neoprene bottles insulators for the popular 22 oz beer, AKA Bomber - Designed with function and style for those who love craft beer!

Bomber Jackets delivers high-quality neoprene bottles insulators for the popular 22 oz beer, AKA Bomber – Designed with function and style for those who love craft beer!

Gloria's Unique Boutique // Mix the quintessential idea of convenience, the love of shopping, one-of-a-kind selections and you get couture on wheels.

Gloria’s Unique Boutique // Mix the quintessential idea of convenience, the love of shopping, one-of-a-kind selections and you get couture on wheels.

DottieQ is for people who treat their cool weather fashion as a necessity, not an accessory.

DottieQ is for people who treat their cool weather fashion as a necessity, not an accessory.

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