Dismiss Notice
Extreme Beer Fest:Los Angeles

Join us December 9th in Los Angeles for the ultimate throwdown of craft beer creativity!

Learn more...
Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Schlafly Bottleworks

Your Rating: None
Schlafly BottleworksSchlafly Bottleworks
BA SCORE
3.8/5
Very Good
18,304 Ratings
Schlafly BottleworksSchlafly Bottleworks
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1 Schlafly Plz
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63143-2454
United States

(314) 241-2337 | map
schlafly.com

Notes:
No notes at this time.

Added by MJR

BEER STATS
Beers:
126
Reviews:
5,923
Ratings:
18,304
Linked Beer Listing
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.09/5
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
123
pDev:
11.74%
 
HISTOGRAM
 
View: Beers | Place Reviews | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 123 |  Reviews: 53
Reviews by Jayli:
Photo of Jayli
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Visted on 8.12.09
Inside is your typical bar with pool tables, foos ball, and tv's. During the summer, outside Beer Garden is open and on Wednesday's has a farmers' market plus live music going on. At this time, there were 9 beers on tap with 3 Seasonals (Summer Hells, Summer Kolsch, and Raspberry Hefe), and 6 of their staples - No. 15, Hefe, Dry Hopped APA, Pale Ale, Oatmeal, and I forget the 6th. They also offer some of their Reserve bottles and special offerings. The menu here is amazing! They use as many ingredients from locally owned business' as possible, as well as utilize many of their beers as bases for sauces in their offerings. The food offered isn't your typical brew pub offering and was quite frankly the best food I had this trip to St. Louis. Service was outstanding - waitress was present without being overbearing, never rushed to hand the check and was out and out damn good.
This will be a must go to each time I am in St. Louis.

 958 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of JeffSK
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of kidzord
4.57/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.13/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

The place is solid, with a great selection of beers, and a solid menu that delivers. I had a very tasty BBQ chicken pizza, and the sampler was full of tasty beers. I'd return, for sure, the next time I'm in St. Louis.

 219 characters

Photo of jaydoc
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Stefantheviking
4.53/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Ctb6582
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of RajaSTL
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sludgeman
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited on a Monday around lunch time. Not too crowded. It was a beautiful day so the insider part of the restaurant where I sat was mostly deserted.

V – This place is a big open bright place that is more German beer hall than craft beer hideaway. Lots of tables. Probably a great place to bring a big party, but not the type of place a rate highly or consider as a place where I go to have an introspective geeky beer discussion. 3.75

Q – The Schlafly brewery is on the other side of the wall - can’t get any fresher than that. 4.5

Ser – It was slow, but I received quick attention from the server as well as the manager later on after my meal. I ordered a beer with experimental hops and I liked being given the opportunity to write down my impressions for the brewers. 4.25

Sel – Just Schlafly beers. No guest taps. Disappointed that there was not an opportunity to drink some of their more unique beers that are only sold in a large bottle format. 4

Food – The rainbow trout was good, but the boiled and then deep fried potatoes that came with it stole the show. 4

 1,085 characters

Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +22.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of qcbrewer
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of dub_deuce22
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of Raislak
4.85/5  rDev +18.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

This location has a decent dining area, with a merchandise area that includes all the brewery smells. The beer selction was ample, with about 12-16 varieties on tap and a vibrant, if limited, food selection.

 208 characters

Photo of rxthree
4.36/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Jason_cs
4.5/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jamison85
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of c-rum
3.81/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Glenn_Cole_BTBC
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of leroybrown10
4.23/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of stevenrmartinez
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of andyjeigh
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of mlockman
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Excellent selection of beers, though flights were limited and one was hard-pressed to obtain samples of anything not already included in the fixed-selection flights of six in the restaurant and four at the end of the tour. Still, they had an excellent Scotch Ale available on tap that is not available in bottles and was not offered at the Tap Room (at least not at the time this review was written). The tap list for both the Bottleworks and the Taproom is available online at Schlalfy.com, and I would recommend checking out the selections there before venturing to either location. The food was good, though not traditional pub fare. For instance, bison was a common fixture on the menu (i.e., spaghetti with bison meatballs) though I ultimately opted for a turkey burger with a brie spread and cranberry chutney (which was AMAZING, by the way). We sat on the patio and there were a large number of families with small children; particularly impactful on our experience was the table of small children sitting directly behind us who continued to shriek and wander around our table throughout the entirety of our stay. Perhaps this would not have been the case if we had sat indoors by the bar, but we wanted to enjoy the nice weather and thus it detracted from our experience somewhat. Nonetheless, highly recommended.

 1,328 characters

Photo of Benjhilmer
3.81/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Schlafly Bottleworks in Saint Louis, MO
Brewery rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 18,304 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.