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  • Vhaling Vineyards Winery

    We are happy to welcome our newest vendor, Vahling Vineyards! This beautiful winery is located in Southern Illinois and was established in 1997. The vineyard produces six varieties of grapes and all w...

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  • Natural Light Seltzer

    Natural Light Seltzer has just arrived and is ready to crash your party! This new line of seltzer’s is more affordable, 6% ABV, and full of flavor. Launching with 2 flavors, Black Cherry Lime an...

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  • Grizzly Ridge Kölsch

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about one of our newest products called Grizzly Ridge Kölsch. For every case sold of this limited edition brew, Urban Chestnut will donate $3 to support th...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | STOUT Bloody Mary Blend

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about one of our fabulous products called STOUT. This Bloody Mary Blend is smoky, spicy, and bold making it the perfect way to kick start your morning. We h...

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  • Shark Week

    Guess what! It’s Shark Week! Every year people across the United States honor this terrifying and deadly ocean predator. Many people celebrate by watching shark documentaries on the Discovery Ch...

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  • Welcome McCormick Distilling Company

    We are thrilled to welcome more fabulous products from McCormick Distilling Company. Some new additions include: Tequila Rose, Five Farms Irish Cream, McCormick Vodka, Broker’s London Gin, Keke ...

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  • Employee of the Month | Jim Spain

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for August, Jim Spain! Jim has been working as an Anheuser-Busch salesman for 37 years. Everyday he comes into work with a positive attitude and ...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Tarantula Blue Margarita

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Blue Margarita using one of our newest products called Tarantula Azul! This is the perfect drink to kick back and relax with this summer.  Directions:&...

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  • Uncanny Cocktails

    Introducing, Uncanny Cocktails by O’Fallon Brewing! These cocktails-in-a-can are a sure favorite anytime of day. Coming in 2 different flavors, Kaleidoscope and Spot-On. Kaleidoscope is a refres...

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  • 3D Energy Liberty Pop

    3D Energy Liberty Pop has just arrived! This new energy drink tastes just like a bomb pop. Yes, that’s right a bomb pop! Plus, it’s only 15 calories and has zero grams of added sugar. So g...

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  • Grizzly Ridge Kölsch

    Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and the St. Louis Zoo have teamed up to create Grizzly Ridge Kölsch, the first official beer of the Saint Louis Zoo. For every case sold Urban Chestnut will donate $3 t...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | BUBBL’R

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about our newest non-alcoholic line called BUBBL’R! We hope you enjoy learning more about this fabulous product....

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  • The Busch Pop-Up Shop

    Busch will be hosting their first ever pop-up shop this Saturday, July 20th! But this isn’t your ordinary pop-up shop…it will be held in the great outdoors. Come on out and search for excl...

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  • The Gloria Brew is Now In

    It’s the moment we have all been waiting for! The limited-edition Bud Light St. Louis Blues bottles have finally hit the market throughout our area. These bottles are the only way to celebrate t...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | 3D Energy

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about 3D Energy! We hope you enjoy learning more about this amazing new product....

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  • Summer Like You’re On Vacation

    This summer, you don’t need to travel to getaway. Vacation is just a state of mind. Grab a Stella Artois and make home the place you want to write home about. Summer Like You’re on Vacation....

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  • Sun King Brewing Named U.S. Open Beer Champion

    Our craft beer vendor, Sun King Brewing located in Indianapolis, was just named Grand National Champion after winning three gold medals and three silver medals. Sun King’s gold medal winners includ...

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  • Official Supporter of the National Women’s Soccer League

    The US Women’s National Team just won the World Cup, and Budweiser has a big announcement to make. The brand is now the Official Supporter of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)! Mon...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Virtue Cider

    This Product Highlight Tuesday learn about our fabulous brands from Virtue Cider! These hard ciders are perfect for the summer heat. Some brands that we will highlight today include: Michigan Cherry, ...

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  • Not All Heroes Wear Capes

    Not all heroes wear capes! We are so thankful for all of our hard working truck drivers! This photo was captured by a ferry worker this week. Despite all of the flooding, our truck drivers make sure t...

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  • McCormick Distilling Company

    We are very thrilled to welcome one of our newest vendors, McCormick Distilling Company! This distillery is located in the heart of Weston, Missouri and is one of the oldest distillery’s west of...

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  • Ritas

    You should never apologize for who you are. Reject labels. Or embrace them. It’s your choice, not ours. And we stand behind you. #NeverApologize...

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  • BABE Wine

    We’re thrilled to officially welcome BABE Wine to our Anheuser-Busch portfolio! This great new product is wine in a can. Yep that’s right WINE in a CAN! It’s cute, delicious, portable, a...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Fizzy Flamingo

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Fizzy Flamingo! This drink includes four ingredients and is super easy to make. It’s the perfect drink to serve at your Independence Day celebration p...

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  • Montelle Winery

    We are honored to be able to distribute Montelle Winery’s award winning wines throughout our area. Check out the video below to learn more about this beautiful and picturesque winery nestled in ...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Amore Frutti

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about one of our newest products called Amore Frutti. These Moscato wines are the perfect summertime drink. We hope you enjoy learning more about this fabul...

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  • Gloria Brew

    While St. Louis celebrated winning the Cup, our brewmaster was brewing up something special. Check out the video below to see!...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Hard Ice

    This Mixed Drink Monday we are changing things up a bit. Today we will talk about Hard Ice (one of our newest products). Hard Ice is vodka infused popsicles that are perfect for the summertime heat. W...

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  • Press Premium Seltzer’s

    Check our newest line of premium seltzer’s called Press! This new product is a spirited, spiced seltzer to savor life’s delicious moments. We are currently carrying 5 different flavors- Lime L...

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  • Limited Edition STL Blues Bottles

    We have some very exciting news! Bud Light is coming out with limited edition St. Louis Blues aluminum bottles. We will begin distributing this new product early to mid July. So be on the lookout! The...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Black Fly

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about Black Fly. This amazing product is perfect for summertime. The recyclable bottles are fast and easy to chill, can be store easily in any size cooler, ...

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  • Amore Frutti

    It’s time to WINE down with our newest product called Amore Frutti! These Moscato wines are full of flavor, are low in calories, and just 6% ABV. They are perfect to drink chilled or you can mix...

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  • Hard Ice Vodka Freezies

    Did you say Vodka Popsicle? Yep, we sure did!  Introducing Hard Ice Vodka Freezies! These amazing new Popsicle’s have a 6.8% alcohol content, are just 100 calories, and come in four differe...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Blue Raspberry Spiked Lemonade

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Blue Raspberry Spiked Lemonade. This week’s drink uses one of our new products called Lemi- a low calorie, low carbohydrate, and low sugar lemonade th...

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  • Let’s Go Blues

    Check out this awesome Bud Light wrap located outside of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Follow the link below to see more. Let’s go Blues! Play Gloria!  https://www.kmov.com/news/bud-light-wra...

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  • Oppose Higher Beer Taxes

    Here in Illinois, 56% of each beer you buy already goes for taxes. Illinois also has the highest beer tax in our region, nearly 4 times more than some neighboring states. The Statehouse is considering...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Strawberry Lemonade Jell-O Shots

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Strawberry Lemonade Jell-O Shot! These are perfect for the summer season while lounging by the pool or hosting an event. We hope you enjoy! Items Needed:...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Bud Light Lemon Tea

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about Bud Light Lemon Tea. This great new product is the perfect summer drink that is full of flavor. We hope you enjoy!...

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  • Natural Light Seeking Summer Intern

    Natural Light is looking for a summer intern! Do you have what it takes? Apply now at naturallight.com for this great opportunity. P.S. This isn’t your traditional internship. It invol...

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  • Busch Millennial Car

    “Last year, Kevin Harvick’s sponsor Busch Beer put out a tweet promising to run a “millennial” inspired paint scheme on his race car if he didn’t win the championship at Homestead-Miami....

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  • Employee of the Month | Ryan Worman

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for May, Ryan Worman!  Ryan has been working as our NA Sales Manager for 10 years now. He goes above and beyond to provide excellent custome...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Sparkling Pineapple Mango Passionfruit Sipper

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Sparkling Pineapple Mango Passionfruit Sipper! This drink uses some of our favorite brands, Yerbae and Picker’s Vodka. If you are looking for the ulti...

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  • This Bud’s For Derby

    We raise a Bud to 145 years of the greatest two minutes in sports – This Bud’s for Derby. Stock-up on Budweiser for Derby Day on Drizly #ThisBudsForYou...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Michelob Ultra Infusions

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about the new Michelob Ultra Infusions. We carry this product in two incredible flavors: Lime & Prickly Pear Cactus and Pomegranate & Agave. We hope...

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  • 3D Energy Drinks

    We are happy to announce that we will begin distributing 3D Energy! This product was launched on social media by fitness junkie, Christian Guzman. Within the first two days of the product launch, 10,0...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Blood Orange Fizz

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Blood Orange Fizz! This recipe uses one of our favorite products by Pickers Vodka. It is the perfect fruity drink for the spring season. We hope you enjoy! ...

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  • Riggs Beer Company

    For a little over a year now, we have had the privilege of distributing craft beer from Riggs Beer Company. This brewery is located in Urbana, IL and is unlike the 700+ craft beer industries throughou...

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  • Upcoming Event | Global Brew Spring Beer Fest

    Please join us on Saturday, April 20th from 12pm-9pm for Global Brew’s Spring Beer Fest. There will be delicious food, local vendors, live music, and as always, fantastic craft beer. We hope to ...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Naturdays

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about Naturdays- the new strawberry lemonade beer that is perfect for spring and summer. Enjoy!...

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  • Dwyane Wade

    To celebrate his final season, Dwyane Wade has been swapping jerseys with NBA legends. Before he said goodbye, we surprised him with five more. #ThisBudsFor3#OneLastDance...

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  • Budweiser Discovery Reserve

    “For Spring & Summer 2019, Budweiser is proud to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and continue our 100+ years of support for U.S. troops with the introduction of the next c...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Strawberry Mojito

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Strawberry Mojito! This is the perfect drink to sip on while enjoying this fabulous springtime weather. We hope you enjoy! Step 1: Cut some strawberries int...

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  • Employee of the Month | Nancy Patterson

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for April, Nancy Patterson! Nancy has been working as our Accounts Payable and Receivable Manger since 2008, and has been working in the beer ind...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Goose Island

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about some of our favorite craft beers by Goose Island. The company just revamped their packaging, as well as, added some new brews to their portfolio which...

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  • We Support Our Farmers

    At Anheuser-Busch and Donnewald Distributing we believe in supporting our farmers, and we intend to keep it that way....

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  • Michelob Ultra On The Rise

    As many have noticed, Michelob Ultra is on the rise. According to USA Today, “Michelob Ultra has experienced greater growth from 2016 to 2017 than any other major beer in the U.S. market.”...

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  • Jackie Robinson’s 100th Anniversary

    This year we celebrate Jackie Robinson’s 100th Anniversary! He touched the hearts of many with his talent’s, determination, and bravery. So let’s honor #42 today and everyday! This B...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Strawberry Rose’ Float

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Strawberry Rose’ Float in just three easy steps. This is the perfect drink for spring and summer. So we hope you enjoy this amazing drink! Step One:&n...

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  • BrewDog

    We are pleased to welcome one of our newest vendors, BrewDog!  “At BrewDog we are on a mission to make other people as passionate about great craft beer as we are. All we care about is brew...

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  • Quest Beverage

    We are pleased to welcome one of our newest vendors, Quest Beverage- the importers of Mexican craft beer. Currently, we are carrying two different branches of their craft beer- Cerveza Rrëy and Cerve...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Stella Artois Spritzer

    This product highlight Tuesday we will talk about our fabulous new product called Stella Artois Spritzer. Check out this video to learn more about this great product!...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Cherry Sparkler

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Cherry Sparkler. This is not your typical Mimosa. Check out this video to learn how to make this refreshing drink that is perfect for brunch, hosting partie...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Kona Big Wave

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about one of our fabulous craft beers called Kona Big Wave. Check out this video to learn more!...

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  • Employee of the Month | Steve Niebrugge

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for March, Steve Niebrugge! Steve has worked for Donnewald Distributing for 19 years as a salesman. He is motivated, dependable, organized, and h...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday | Gin Bloody Mary

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Gin Bloody Mary! Step 1: Pour 1oz of Pinckney Bend American Gin into a glass with ice.Step 2: Fill the rest of the glass with STOUT Bloody Mary Mix.Step 3: ...

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  • Naturdays

    For those who like strawberry lemonade…and drinking beer. Sit back and relax, it’s Naturdays! A sessionable, light lager brewed with phenomenal strawberry lemonade flavor that is perfect f...

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  • Product Highlight Tuesday | Augusta Wines

    This Product Highlight Tuesday we will talk about the award winning wines from Augusta Winery. Check out the video below to learn more!...

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  • Mexican Fish Fry Fundraiser

    Join us on Friday, March 1st for a Mexican Fish Fry Fundraiser at the Damiansville Gym from 4:30pm-7:30pm. This event will help support the St. Damian Ladies Sodality. There will also be a 50/50 Raffl...

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  • The Real Meaning Behind “Dilly Dilly”

    Forbes recently wrote an article stating what the real meaning is behind “Dilly Dilly.” During the Super Bowl, Anheuser-Busch had several commercials showcasing not only their great produc...

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  • Natural Light College Program

    Natural Light is giving away $1,000,000 to help students pay off their college loans! Students who purchase Natural Light with a green tab can enter into the College Program by creating a video docume...

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  • Employee of the Month | Clay Lowery

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for February, Clay Lowery! Clay started working at Donnewald Distributing in August of 2011 as a Night Loader Supervisor. He is motivated, depend...

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  • 2019 Super Bowl Commercial

    Budweiser’s 2019 Super Bowl commercial is bigger than beer. It’s a story about our future. Budweiser is proud to announce that they are now brewed with 100% renewable electricity from wind pow...

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  • Find Out What’s In Your Beer

    Beginning in February, Bud Light will start to put an ingredients label on all of their packaging! Anheuser-Busch believes that consumers should know what’s in their beer and this is what they h...

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  • Introducing Bon & Viv

    Introducing Bon & Viv, the new creation by Spiked Seltzer. Bon & Viv is a French term defined as,”A person having cultivated, refined, and sociable tastes especially with respect to food...

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  • Stella Artois Pour It Forward Campaign

    Millions of people spend up to six hours each day collecting water. Noticing this issue, Stella Artois has teamed up with water.org to help distribute clean drinking water to individuals in ...

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  • Employee of the Month | Aaron Lappe

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for January, Aaron Lappe! Aaron has been working as a delivery driver for 3 years now. He is motivated, dependable, persistent, and optimistic- a...

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  • Better World

    For 165 years, Anheuser-Busch has made a lasting impression throughout the world in many ways. As a company they strive to: Make our communities better and safer. Create more jobs within the United St...

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  • How to Make a Yule Nog

    Happy Holidays! This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Yule Nog. This drink includes bourbon whiskey, butterscotch schnapps, and eggnog. All of the perfect festive ingredients for your holiday ce...

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  • Sweetwater 420 Strain G13 IPA

    The newest brew by Sweetwater called 420 Strain G13  has been grabbing people’s attention for quite some time now. This particular beer has been voted Bloomberg’s “Best Beers of 2018,&#...

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  • Upcoming Event | St. Thomas Catholic Church 11th Annual Wine Tasting

    Join us on Saturday, January 26th at Newton Knights of Columbus for St. Thomas Catholic Church’s 11th Annual Wine Tasting event. Sample some of the newest wines and brews available from around t...

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  • How to Make a Winter Sangria

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Winter Sangria! This is the perfect drink for the upcoming holidays. We hope you enjoy! Directions:Step 1: Fill a pitcher with ice.Step 2: Add 1/4 cup of su...

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  • Upcoming Event | Urban Chestnut Brewing Beer Dinner

    Join us on Sunday, January 13th for the Urban Chestnut Brewing Beer Dinner held at Railshake in Highland, IL! This is a five course dinner that is each paired with a different beer from Urban Che...

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  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold

    We are happy to announce that Michelob Ultra Pure Gold is now USDA Organic! This brew is made with organic grains from the country’s finest fields.  With only 2.5 carbs and 85 calories, Pure Go...

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  • How to Make the Ultimate Hot Chocolate

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make The Ultimate Hot Chocolate in just six easy steps! This is the perfect drink to sit back and get cozy with on the upcoming cold winter days. We hope you enjoy...

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  • Upcoming Event | St. Louis Blues Bar Takeover

    7 West Bar & Grill will be hosting a St. Louis Blues Bar Takeover on Thursday, December 20th at 8pm. Louie, Reed Low, Cam Janssen and the St Louis Blues rally crew will be there giving away ticket...

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  • Employee of the Month | Pete Peterson

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for December, Pete Peterson! Pete has been working as a salesman for 10 years now. He is a very confident and diligent individual who we can alwa...

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  • How to Make a Bai Orange Spritzer

    Do you love fruity drinks? If so, this Mixed Drink Monday is perfect for you! Today, learn how to make a Bai Orange Spritzer in just four easy steps. Directions: Step One: Pour one shot of Pinckn...

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  • Upcoming Event | Wine Sampling

    Join us on Saturday, December 8th for a wine sampling at Salem IGA. We will have a variety of wines to sample from 10am-2pm. We hope to see you there!...

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  • Job Opening | Full-Time Merchandiser

    Donnewald Distributing would like to announce a vacant position in the capacity of Merchandiser in the Sales Department. The candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GE...

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  • How to Make a Cranberry Mimosa

    Are you looking for the perfect festive drink to serve at your holiday parties? If so, this weeks mixed drink is perfect for you. Learn how to make a Cranberry Mimosa with these eight easy steps! Your...

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  • Del Rio Vineyards

    We are happy to welcome one of our newest vendors, Del Rio Vineyards! In 1857, J.B. White was awarded several acres of land in Gold Hill, Oregon for fighting in the Rogue Indian Wars. Shortly after hi...

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  • Employee of the Month | Ben Going

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for November, Ben Going! Ben is one of our drivers and has been working for Donnewald Distributing for over 19 years now. Ben not only has a stro...

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  • How to Make a Hot Toddy

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Hot Toddy!   Directions: Step 1: Turn stove top on medium to low heat. Step 2: Add 8oz of Pennington Vanilla Rye Whiskey into pan. Step 3: Add 6 tables...

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  • How to Make a Carmel Apple Sangria

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Carmel Apple Sangria!   Directions: Step 1: Chop up 2 apples and place into pitcher. Step 2: Drizzle carmel sauce into pitcher. Step 3: Add 1/2 cup of ...

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  • Upcoming Event | Wine & Beer Extravaganza

    Join us on November 21st from 5pm to 7:30pm at the Fairways at Greenview for the Wine & Beer Extravaganza. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. There will be...

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  • How to Make a Hot Apple Pie

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Hot Apple Pie drink! This drink is easy to make and is perfect for the upcoming holiday season.   Directions: Step 1: Pour 1 bottle of Augusta Winery R...

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  • How To Make A S’mores Martini

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a S’mores Martini! This is the absolute perfect drink for the fall season and we hope you enjoy it.   Directions: Step 1: Drizzle chocolate sauce o...

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  • How to Make a Southern Cream Soda

    This Mixed Drink Monday learn how to make a Southern Cream Soda with our Wine & Spirits Sales Manager, Julie Buhnerkempe. This drink is simple, fun, and the perfect drink for fall!   Directio...

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  • Employee of the Month | Phil Robinson

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for October, Phil Robinson! Phil is one of our team leaders and has been working for Donnewald Distributing for 10 years now. He is such a hard w...

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  • Upcoming Event | Celebrate Centralia

    Join us on October 13th in downtown Centralia from 4pm to 10pm for the annual Art, Wine, and Music Festival. There will be local artists, musicians, food vendors, and award winning wineries & vine...

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  • Upcoming Event | Okawville Chili Cook-Off

    Join us on October 13th from 4pm to 9pm at the Okawville Chamber of Commerce for a chili cook-off.  There will be great food, great drinks, and great company so we sure hope to see you there! For mor...

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  • Upcoming Event | The Wooden Nickel Fall Festival

    On October 13th the Wooden Nickel in Glen Carbon, IL will host their first annual Fall Festival from 1pm to 5pm. Kick off the fall season by enjoying the best beer and food in town! For more informati...

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  • How To Make An Iced Jitterbug Rumba

    Espresso yourself with this week’s drink called the Iced Jitterbug Rumba! This mixed drink is super fast and easy to make. Also, it will provide you with the energy you need to make it through t...

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  • Local Businesses Teaming Up to Support Folds of Honor

    The Folds of Honor program aims to provide educational scholarships to the loved ones of America’s fallen and wounded warriors. This past May, Anheuser-Busch created a limited-edition brew called Fr...

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  • How To Make A Mosquito

    We are happy to announce that Mixed Drink Monday is back! We hope you enjoy this refreshing drink called the Mosquito created by Derek Bangs the National Sales Manager for Del Rio Vineyards.   Dr...

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  • Employee of the Month | Paula Ansell

    We are so happy to introduce our employee of the month for September, Paula Ansell! She has been a huge asset to our team throughout the years and she deserves a shout out for all of her hard work. Du...

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  • Buy Busch & Protect Our National Forests

    Crack open a cold one and protect our national forests. For every package of Busch or Busch Light purchased from September 3rd through December 31st, Anheuser-Busch will donate a portion to the Nation...

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  • Hurricane Florence Victims Receiving Over 300,000 Water Cans from Anheuser-Busch

    Hurricane Florence is coming, and Anheuser-Busch is taking action to help those in need. They just recently shut down a brewery in Oregon to help fill and distribute over 300,000 cans of water to vict...

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  • Bond County CEO Contribution

    At Donnewald Distributing we believe in helping our community and those who live in it. On Monday morning we not only had the opportunity to meet some amazing individuals, but we also donated $1,000 t...

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  • Fall Brews

    There are so many great fall brews that just arrived to Donnewald Distributing! We have three different Oktoberfest beers from various breweries such as: Urban Chestnut, Mother’s Brewing, and Go...

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  • Upcoming Event | Global Brew Oktoberfest

    On Saturday, September 16, from 11am to 8pm, Global Brew Tap House will host its fourth annual Edwardsville Oktoberfest in Edwardsville City Park! The event is being co-hosted by Gori Julian & Ass...

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  • Upcoming Event | Breese Optimist Fall Fest

    Come on out to the 6th Annual Breese Optimist Fall Fest on Saturday, September 29th from 10am to 10pm. There will be a chili cook off, live music, vendor and craft fair, inflatables, car show, petting...

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  • Upcoming Event | Wine & Ale With Abe Festival

    Come join us at the Vandalia State House Historic Site on September 29th from 12pm to 9pm for their 2nd Annual Wine & Ale With Abe Festival.  There will be wine and craft beer tastings, live band...

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  • Upcoming Event | Corvette Funfest

    Join us in Effingham, IL for the 25th Annual Corvette Funfest sponsored by Mid America Motorworks. This exciting and fun filled four day event will take place September 20th through September 23rd. &n...

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  • Upcoming Event | St. Ambrose Applefest

    Join us for a weekend full of excitement and entertainment in Godfrey, IL for the annual St. Ambrose Applefest. The event will begin on September 14th and will conclude on September 16th. There will b...

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  • Upcoming Event | Balloons Over Marine

    Join us on September 21st and September 22nd for the 4th Annual Balloon’s Over Marine event held in Village Park. Look up into the sky and see beautiful hot air balloons hovering up above, all while...

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  • Upcoming Event | Wine Tasting at the Wright House

    Join us for a wine tasting event held at the Wright House in Altamont, IL on September 15th from 11am-6pm.   For a small donation, guests receive a commemorative wine glass. Samples of wines incl...

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  • Upcoming Event | Bier Fest

    Join us on August 18th at 4pm in the village of Germantown for the upcoming Bier Fest. All ticket sales from the festival will benefit the Park Improvement Project Addition Fund. Also, attendees have ...

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  • Upcoming Event | Harvest Fest

    Join us for Jerseyville’s 20th Annual Harvest Festival on September 15th and September 16th. There will be games, entertainment, food stands, baked goods, raffle drawings, and craft stores that the ...

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  • Upcoming Event | St. Paul Parish’s Kirchenfest

    Please join us for St. Paul Parish’s 48th Annual Kirchenfest Celebration in Highland, IL. The event will take place August 24th through August 26th, and will be a weekend full of excitement! Attende...

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  • How To Make A Blackberry Bramble

    The Blackberry Bramble originated in London in the 80’s, but we’re adding our own little twist!     Blackberry Bramble Ingredients Fresh blackberries Agave Syrup Pinckney Bend Gi...

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  • How To Make A Blue Mule

    You’re going to want to ditch the copper mug for this one, because the color is just too good to be true!   Blue Mule Ingredients Lime juice, .5oz Pickers Vodka, 2oz Taste of Florida Blue C...

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  • How To Make A Dirty Shirley

    Channel your inner child and try out this Dirty Shirley! Mix together some Pickers Vodka and Bai Pomegranate, and you’ve got yourself the adult version of a Shirley Temple.     Dirty S...

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  • How To Make A Bellini

    This week we are bringing you a Bellini with a little bit of a twist! We are switching it up and putting in pear juice and Stella Cidre for the perfect complimentary flavors!     Bellini Ing...

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  • How To Make Vodka Raspberry Lemonade

    We hope you love lemonade just as much as Julie does, because we have another alcoholic lemonade for you this week! Instead of blueberry, this time we’re adding some raspberries to kick it up a ...

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  • How To Make A Boozy Popsicle for Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day! We are so excited to share this fun, unique drink! It’s simple, pretty, and so much fun. All you need is some Azzuro Sparkling Wine and your favorite Popsicle!     ...

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  • How To Make A Beer Cocktail

    Beer Cocktail made with Mexican Beer     Ingredients Salt Lime wedges Agave Syrup, 1 tsp Lime Juice, 1oz Estrella Jalisco, 1 bottle   Directions Salt rim of glass Add ice Add agave syru...

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  • How To Make Alcoholic Blueberry Lemonade

    The only thing better than blueberry lemonade is ALCOHOLIC blueberry lemonade! Enjoy this sweet beverage with Sunkist Lemonade and Blueberry Pickers Vodka from Pennington Distilling Co.! This is...

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  • Tuscan Hills Winery Visit

    Last Friday, we visited Tuscan Hills Winery in Effingham, Illinois! The salesmen got a tour of the facilities and, most importantly, sampled the wine we distribute! Wanda Pitcher, the owner and founde...

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  • Honor Their Sacrifice, Educate Their Legacy With Budweiser Freedom Reserve Red Lager

    For over 100 years, Budweiser has proven themselves a champion for supporting U.S. troops by employing veterans in their facilities and supporting them through various efforts. This summer, that tradi...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday Southern Style Peach Apricot Tea

    Hey, tea lovers! We have the perfect drink for you this week: the Southern Style Peach Apricot Tea. With Pennington’s Peach Apricot Rye Whisky, this beverage is best served in a mason jar on you...

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  • New Products From Pennington Distilling Co.

    We hope you’re ready for some amazing new products coming out soon! Fresh from Pennington Distilling Company in Nashville, we have 11 new spirits for you! That’s right, we said 11. Penning...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday Gooseberry

    If you love Goose Island and/or Montelle wines, then this drink is for you! The Gooseberry is a combination of GI 312 and Montelle’s Red Raspberry Wine. With only 2 ingredients, this simple drin...

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  • New Brewery | Sun King

    Welcome to the family, Sun King Brewing Company! Based in Indianapolis and spread out across the Indy area, Sun King is the newest addition to our warehouse. Check below for available products and pac...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday Moscow Mule

    This week is all about alliteration with Mixed Drink Monday’s Moscow Mule!   Moscow Mule Ingredients   1 oz Pickers Pineapple Vodka 1 oz of Pickers vodka 2 oz pineapple juice 1 oz lime...

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  • High-End AB Non-Alcoholic Products

    We all know that Anheuser-Busch has some of the best beer in the country, and even the world. From Budweiser, to Stella Artois, to numerous craft breweries across America, AB has a wide variety of top...

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  • How To Make Giggle Juice

    Courtesy of our very own Tina Donnewald, we are bringing you some Giggle Juice this Mixed Drink Monday! Filled to the brim with vodka, wine, 7up, and strawberry lemonade, this mixed drink is sure to p...

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  • SweetWater Brewing

    If you like fishing, then we have the perfect brewery for you.   Founded in 1997 in Atlanta, SweetWater Brewing started as a “pipe dream” between two college friends. After almost 21 ...

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  • Mixed Drink Monday – Beery Mary

    How about a little beer cocktail to get you started this week? Julie is bringing you a special twist on the classic Bloody Mary: The Beery Mary! Complete with vodka, bloody mary mix, and Budweiser the...

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  • Spring Seasonal Beers

    Winter is coming to a close and Spring is creeping up on us fast. It’s time to leave all that snow behind and let the flowers grow! And with a new season comes new beer! We have a delicious sele...

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  • Boozy Raspberry Champagne Floats

    Whether you’re throwing your best friend her bachelorette party, toasting to the new year, or just need something to kick back and relax with, Boozy Raspberry Floats are the way to go. Check out...

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  • Tuscan Hills Winery, The Best Effing Winery

    On the outskirts of Effingham, Illinois lies a winery called Tuscan Hills Winery. With their Italian villa-style facilities, this winery provides an old-world Tuscan feel in the heart of a Midwest tow...

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  • Drink Of The Week Skinny Paloma

    This week we have a drink that taste delicious and saves you a few calories if you’re watching that figure of yours. The Skinny Paloma is a simple, easy-to-make drink with grapefruit juice, Azte...

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  • How To Make A Blackberry Whiskey Smash

    This week on Mixed Drink Monday we are introducing the Blackberry Whiskey Smash! Drink-wise, you will need Canada Dry Club Soda and Backwoods Bourbon Whiskey.   This recipe makes 4 servings, but ...

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  • Mother’s Brewing Coming Soon

    We have a whole lineup of new products for you to try this Spring! First we announced our new Rita flavors, and now we have yet another new brewery coming to our region soon: Mother’s Brewing fr...

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  • New Rita Flavors

    Spring is right around the corner (or at least we’d like to think so), and we are gearing up for some new spring-inspired flavors from Bud Light Lime-A-Rita! In 2017 we saw the release of Pome-G...

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  • Upcoming Event | Wordi Gras

    Come one, come all to the 12th annual Wordigras celebration! Taking place in Worden, Illinois, this fun festival is kicking off with a parade on February 10th at 3pm travelling the length of Wall Stre...

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  • Stella Artois Teams Up With Matt Damon and Water.org

    It’s no secret that almost 9 million people around the world lack access to safe water, or that 2.3 billion people do not have improved or clean sanitation. In fact, 1 million people each year a...

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  • New Product | Twisted Cherries

    Ever since Donnewald Distributing was founded in 1965, we have brought you the best beverages out there. Now we are adding a new type of product to the list: cherries. More specifically, alcoholic che...

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  • Coming Soon in 2018

    With the new year comes new changes, or in this case, new additions! Over the past month and continuing on into the near future, we have added some new products and packages to our lineup. We are exci...

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  • Pinckney Bend Reviewed By Wine Enthusiast

    Congratulations to our friends at Pinckney Bend Distillery on scoring 94 points with Wine Enthusiast for their vodka! This ties for the highest score during this tasting flight as well as beats other ...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 8

    The holidays are over. The year is almost over. Now we have some long, holiday-less months ahead of us. Luckily, your last seasonal Winter beer is Goose Island‘s Winter Ale so you’ll get t...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 7

    Do we really have to explain this one? It’s Christmas Eve. Christmas is TOMORROW. So our obvious choice must be Breckenridge‘s Christmas Ale! This ale was first released in 1993, which mea...

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  • Featured Brewery | Tallgrass

    When it comes to brewing at Tallgrass Brewery, quality is key. Located in Manhattan, Kansas, founder Jeff Gill was determined to bring quality craft beer to the Midwest. In 2007, he did just that. Jef...

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  • Upcoming Event | Perennial Abraxas Release

    Perennial‘s Abraxas has hit the market once again and we are ready to celebrate! The Global Brew Tap House in Edwardsville is hosting a release party on December 29th to commemorate the release...

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  • Upcoming Event | St. Louis Craft Tap Takeover in Highland

    Whether you’re new to the Craft Beer World or are a seasoned citizen, you need to be at this Tap Takeover! Featuring 6 different brands located in the St. Louis area, you will not want to miss t...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 6

    Christmas is next week, so it’s time to start praying for snow with 10 Barrel‘s Pray For Snow. This delicately balanced Strong Ale starts with dark copper color mixed with slight reddish h...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 5

    It’s getting colder… and colder… and colder… Don’t you just crave that Fall weather again? Pick up a pack of Elysian’s Bifrost to reminisce on the final days of cam...

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  • Upcoming Event | New Years Eve at Bluff City Grill

    Bluff City Grill is hosting a New Years Eve party! Featuring music from The Glendale Riders and Lady Luck, this party will also include dancing, crowd games, and more starting at 7pm.   Tickets a...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 4

    It’s about time to start breaking out the Menorahs, Christmas trees, and all other holiday decorations, so why not have a few drinks along the way?   For this week, we are sharing with you ...

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  • Featured Brewery | Uinta Brewing

    They may not be new, but they certainly are good! In 1993, Uinta Brewing was founded in an old mechanic’s garage and they’ve been going strong ever since. Sitting at the 38th largest craft...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 3

    We are officially in our 3rd week of Taste Your Way Through 2017! In case this is your first time participating, let us tell you what it is. We are sharing a different Winter seasonal beer that we pro...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 2

    Last week’s beer for Taste Your Way Through 2017 was Alaskan Brewing Winter Ale. This week, it’s O’Fallon Brewery’s Big Walt!   This blonde ale from O’Fallon Brewery...

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  • UPCOMING EVENT | Black Friday Goose Island Release

    Forget about the turkey — there’s an even better bird coming to Global Brew in Edwardsville on November 24th. Its that wondrous time of year when our friends from Goose Island send some beers...

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  • Taste Your Way Through 2017 | Week 1

    It’s the VERY FIRST WEEK of Taste Your Way Through 2017! And our first seasonal Winter beer of the week is… drum roll, please…   Alaskan Brewing Winter Ale!   Brewed in the...

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  • Upcoming Event | Tasting Extravaganza

    Wake up your taste buds because you’re about to go for a ride. Legs for Life is hosting a tasting event featuring wine, spirits, and beer to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.   The...

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  • INTRODUCING Taste Your Way Through 2017

    We know, we know, there are so many different kinds of seasonal Winter ales to try this 2017 season! So many amazing choices can seem a little overwhelming when you’re standing in the freezing c...

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  • Winter Seasonal Beers

    It’s that time of year again. It gets dark around 5:00 every night, the wind is bitter, and you just can’t seem to get warm.   But there is hope for this winter season. Why, you ask? ...

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  • New Product | Natty Rush

    There’s alcohol, and there’s energy drinks. So what happens when you combine the two together? You get Natty rush, a fruity, boozy malt beverage.   Available in Watermelon Splash, Hur...

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  • Okawville Annual Chili Cook-Off

    Okawville is hosting their Annual Chili Cook-Off on October 14th!   Meet in Downtown Okawville at 4pm to join in on some beer, great food, music, friendship, and of course, CHILI! Admission is fr...

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  • Upcoming Event | Wine & Ale with Abe

    Do you like wine? Do you like beer? Do you like Abraham Lincoln? If you answered “yes” to at least 2 of those questions, then you’re in luck! Join the Vandalia Historical Society on ...

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  • Upcoming Event | Hank’s Bowl 50th Anniversary Party

    Hank’s Bowl is turning 50 years old! Join the staff in celebrating this milestone on the weekend of September 22nd at Hank’s Bowl in Trenton.   Enjoy $1.50 bowling from 11am-8pm! Some...

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  • Upcoming Event | Perennial Tap Takeover

    Head out to Germania Brew Haus in Alton on Thursday, September 28th for their 3rd monthly Tap Takeover featuring Perennial Artisan Ales!   There will be 5 brews available for you to try. A Perenn...

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  • Upcoming Event | Cheers & Beers to 150 Years

    St. Rose is hosting the event of the century! Well, century and a half. Join the city of St. Rose as they host Cheers & Beers to 150 Years featuring a race and craft beer festival on October 7th! ...

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  • Upcoming Event | Breese Fall Festival

    The Breese Fall Festival is coming! Join the city of Breese on September 30th in Northside Park for the 2017 Fall Festival! Event includes fireworks, music by 5 different bands, vendors, chili, and ou...

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  • New Brewery | Breckenridge Brewery

    Anheuser-Busch has added a new brewery to their lineup! Please welcome our Breckenridge Brewery to our lineup!   Open since 1990 in Breckenridge, Colorado, this brewery is the third-oldest craft ...

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  • New Brewery | Alaskan Brewing

    Great news! We have begun distributing beverages from Alaskan Brewing!   Alaskan Brewing is located in… you guessed it… Alaska. We will be one of the first out of 14 distributors in I...

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