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Schlafly Bottleworks

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3.81/5
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18,350 Ratings
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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

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BEER STATS
Beers:
128
Reviews:
5,943
Ratings:
18,350
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PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.09/5
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
123
pDev:
11.74%
 
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Reviews by hooliganlife:
Photo of hooliganlife
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

located in the heart of maplewood. this was once a grocery store i believe that was converted to a brewpub. Schlafly does all of their bottling here and some brewing, hence it is called bottleworks. very industrial looking and non smoking on the inside.

schlafly promotes the local vibe but bringing in locally produced food and even growing their own. it is always very clean and beers are almost always served in the correct glassware.

service here can lack at times. i have waited forever for a hostess or waitress when hardly anyone was there but overall, it is decent. i would never go somewhere else because of it.

the selection is a bit smaller than the Tap Room and there are no casks (although this may be changing unless it already has). they usually have around 10-15 taps or so.

great menu with lots of options. never overly oiled or fatty. a bit healthy in some ways. lots of vegetarian options as well as meat options. a little something for everyone. prices are VERY reasonable.

value - prices for food and beer are great. growler fills are available and usually run around $12 or so, refills are around $8. most menu items are around $10 and under for good portions. brunch is available on select days. outdoor patio that has a fire pit for chilly days

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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

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Schlafly Bottleworks in Saint Louis, MO
Brewery rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 18,350 ratings
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