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Six Mile Bridge Cranberry Wheat

DESTIHL Synchopathic

O’Fallon Coal Train

DESTHIL Counter Clockweiss

DESTIHL Abby’s Single

Six Mile Bridge Irish Red

This smooth, medium-bodied ale is our tribute to the emerald isle. A deep ruby red ale with layers of caramel, toffee and honey flavors, brewed to be enjoyed with friends.

Broadway Robust Porter

Ska Mandarina

A unique twist on Modus Hoperandi, this citrus IPA is dry-hopped with a generous portion of Mandarina Bavaria hops and brewed with sweet orange peels.

Goose Island Lolita

Lolita is a pink rose colored Belgian style pale ale fermented with wild yeast and aged on raspberries in wine barrels. Aromas of fresh raspberries, bright jammy fruit flavors and crisp, refreshing body make Lolita ideal for beer drinkers fond of Belgian Framboise.

DESTIHL Sour Plum Stout

Stone Xocoveza

4 Hands Absence of Light

Boulevard 80 Acre

Boulevard Tank 7

Schlafly White Lager

New Belgium Hop Kitchen Bretta

Goose Island IPA

Smaltz Hannukah

Cathedral Square Ave Maria ’16

Logboat Lookout Pale

Southern Tier Creme Brulee

“a stout of great contention” We are not the harbingers of truth as some may suggest but it may indeed be argued that our brewing philosophy is tantamount to a dessert with a bellicose past. How, you may ask, would a brewery determine a likeness to hard-coated custard? Our response … Read more

Founders Backwoods Bastard

Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts, a bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark fruit. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate.

Charleville Late Night Karate Kicks

Late Night Karate Kicks is made with “Highlander Grog” coffee roasted by St. Louis’s own Chauvin Coffee Co. Not just for breakfast; LNKK is black as night with a coffee kick that will keep you rocking all night long!

Redstone Apple Nectar

A cyser (honey & apples mixed together): rounded apple flavor with some acidic bite leading into delightful honey notes.

Cicero’s Legacy 77

Our House Beer made by Mark Twain Brewery

Lagunitas Gnarlywine

The Annual Release of our BarleyWine Style Ale is Dated and Built to Last. Flavors Evolve as Hop Bitterness Yields to Crazy Caramel and Rich Toffee Flavors.

Avery White Rascal

Rouge Double Chocolate

Schlafly TIPA

Odell Myrcenary

Named for Myrcene, a component of essential oils in the hop flower, Myrcenary Double IPA is our tribute to those who revere the illustrious hop, and their unyielding exploit to craft hop forward beers. Brewed with a blend of hops containing the highest levels of Myrcene, this double IPA prevails … Read more

Griesedieck Golden Pilsner

Golden Pilsner is a tribute to our family’s German heritage, having modeled it after the great pilsner beers of Southern Germany.  Made with all malt and noble hops, this pilsner has a medium yet dry body with a slight hops bitterness that finishes clean.

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier

Our golden-yellow wheat beer, with its fine-poured white foam, smells of cloves and impresses consumers with its refreshing banana flavor. It is full bodied and with a smooth yeast taste. To be enjoyed at any time,goes excellently with fish and seafood, with spicy cheese and especially with the traditional Bavarian … Read more

Civil Life Brown

One of the coolest styles in the BJCP (Beer Judge Certification Program) as its development came out of American Homebrewing!  This is where our Brown comes from as well.  We keep this beer riding a line between chocolate bitterness and coffee roast and support it with American Hops as well. … Read more

Elysian Space Dust

Thirteen-odd billion years ago the Universe was born in an enormous explosion that sent absolutely everything hurtling outward–all the stars and planets, Earth, the Moon, the bits that would eventually become you and me and everything we know–and don’t know. Come May 1, Space Dust, the latest in the Elysian … Read more

Shocktop

We’ve shaken up traditional tastes by brewing a spiced Belgian-style wheat ale with real orange, lemon and lime peels,and then added a little coriander spice to the mix. This uniquely-crafted and award-winning ale is unfiltered to create a brew that is naturally cloudy with a light golden color and a … Read more

Urban Chestnut Zwickle

In the current issue of DRAFT, we featured one of my new favorite styles, the zwickelbier, masterfully crafted by Florian Kuplent of St. Louis’ Urban Chestnut. But, like many things worth loving in the world of beer, there’s nothing new about zwickelbier. A style that pre-dates the pilsner, zwickelbier is essentially … Read more

New Holland Dragon’s Milk

The beer you hold in your hand, Dragon’s Milk Ale, is a crown jewel of New Holland Brewing Company. It is the unrivaled result of painstaking processes – both creative and scientific. Dragon’s Milk is a 17th century term used to describe the strong beer usually reserved for royalty. This … Read more

Mark Twain Rambler’s Red

“Our American Red Ale is a bit sweet, with a lightly hopped, tea-like flavor, and an even, round body. It exhibits a pleasant, toasted malt character with hints of milk chocolate and a somewhat dry finish. Easy drinking and delicious, Rambler’s is one of our most popular beers.”

Broadway Organic Honey Wheat

Brewed with 36 pounds of local honey from Bonne Femme Honey Farm, this unfiltered ale is our first all organic offering. Subtle notes of herbs can be detected in the aroma of this beer due to the bees’ pollination of nearby herb gardens

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Spring Beer School Starts January 18, 2017

  Fall 2016 Cicero’s Beer School was one of the best yet. We had a very educational semester with some great surprises. Beer school is going to be taking a turn for the better this fall. Like last semester, education will take precedence over everything else. We will spend more … Read more

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Alaina Kantner: Mission Impossible

Good evening, Ms. Kantner.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it…Make pale ale interesting to a large group of beer geeks. I know this may seem like a strange “mission” and might not be the plot of the next Tom Cruise movie, but I did feel like Alaina created … Read more

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Summer School: The Blind Leading the Blind

Cicero’s Beer School has been on break since May and while that is only two months on the calendar, it is an eternity in beer years.  Finally we have reached the beer oasis of this extremely hot and dry summer and just in time, because I’m parched.  Mimi and I … Read more

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4 Hands Brewing: Sustainability is the Mission

Kevin Lemp, the owner and founder of 4 Hands Brewing Company, practices what he preaches, and a lot of his sermons revolve around sustainability.  At his new brewery he took old sprinkler heads and recycled them into clothing racks (makes me want to buy a shirt already); he transformed an … Read more

Kenny’s Window Journal

Check back for regular updates and breaking news from our man in the window. DAY ONE 6:50 AM Tim Ezell (Fox 2 News) dropped by to do an interview and cover what we are doing. You can watch the video at the link below. http://www.fox2now.com/news/morningshow/timezell/ktvi-tims-travels-lift-for-life-fundraiser-20111003,0,4837690.story 11:06 AM Happy 47th Birthday, … Read more

Kenny’s week in the window

Cicero’s is teaming up with Lift For Life, an amazing local charity keeping kids off the street. From October 3rd through the 9th we will be hosting a benefit fundraiser to raise money for their children’s music program in St. Louis. Throughout the entire week Cicero’s new publicist, Kenny Snarzyk, … Read more

The First Pour: Stone IPA

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: O’Fallon Wheach

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Stone Arrogant Bastard

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

How to “Friday” 101: See Beth Bombara at Cicero’s

Getting emails every single day from “hot new” bands can be a bit harrowing; sure, every band has their story and has their sound but how many of them are going to stand up to the big guys? Which bands will warrant multiple listens, and not just because you can’t decide … Read more

Adam Arcuragi and The Lupine Chroale Society | Death Gospel Harbingers

Genre slinging and coming up with a catchy, funny and notable new genre are done all too easily in the musical realm anymore – gone are the days of simply labeling some as rock, pop, country or hip-hop. However, of all the genres being bandied about one that intrigued me … Read more

Scarlet Tanager | Soaring above St. Louis

It’s no short order to mix the influences of six people while creating your own unique niche and create a lasting stamp on your hometown crowd. Upon my first time ever hearing of Scarlet Tanager I was stunned; I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. I heard bits and pieces … Read more

Givers & I Went to a Show | For the Betterment of Mondays

Face it: Your Monday is in desperate need of a fix-up, a face-lift, a transplant, a re-do and anything and everything in between – just so long as it doesn’t feel like a Monday anymore. Well, luckily for you Cicero’s Venue and I Went to a Show are here to help … Read more

Stone Brewing: Rock Star of Beer

By Eric and Mimi Griffith Multiple city tour across the nation? Check. Fans lining up in anticipation of your arrival? Check.  Flashbulbs popping and video cameras rolling? Check. Signing tons of autographs? Check. Rushed in and out of venues by an entourage? Check. Stage dives? Check. This would appear to … Read more

The Ettes | Wild and Unbelievable Rock and Roll

Hearing names like “Coco”, “Poni” and “Jem” used nonchalantly, as nicknames, typically conjures up thoughts of cartoon characters or maybe roller derby players – not rock and roll musicians. Based out of Nashville, Tennesee, The Ettes have put a much sexier edge to your regular idea of punchy garage-bands. This … Read more

Communipaw | More than a Name

Upon a lazy Wikipedia or Google search of “Communipaw”, you’d find that it’s a community within Jersey City, NJ and one of America’s earliest European settlements, however, upon closer inspection Communipaw is a folk rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. Their quality lo-fi sound is accompanied by a contrast of fragile … Read more

U.S. Royalty | Going Beyond Musical Labels

Washington D.C. has a rich history in music and many alleged and self-imposed music connoisseurs are quick to spout out names like Bad Brains, Henry Rollins, and Fugazi all in one breath. However, D.C. bands strive to cast away the punk rock, emo and post-hardcore genre. U.S. Royalty is one of … Read more

Schlafly: From the Farm to the Bottle

By Eric and Mimi Griffith Here’s a tip…if you find Dan Kopman around town sampling Schlafly beers postpone your plans for a few minutes and soak in some knowledge.  Dan will answer any question you have and I usually hang out and listen as he delves into deep discussions with … Read more

The First Pour: Great Divide Hoss

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Lagunitas Dogtown APA

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Nectar Humboldt Brown (Hemp) Ale

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Goose Island Summertime Kölsch

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

Boulder Beer: Where Our Brewers are High!

By Eric and Mimi Griffith David Zuckerman, Brewmaster for Boulder Beer, received a round of applause when he answered the question “How does the altitude effect the brewery?” with “Our brewers are high!”  How high?  5,430 feet high to be exact.  Mr. Zuckerman finally found a reason to make the … Read more

The First Pour: Schlafly Helles

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

Grand Teton: Beer in the Land of LDS

By Eric and Mimi Griffith Rob Mullin, Brewmaster and COO for Grand Teton Brewing Company, spent 40 hours traveling from Idaho to St. Louis so he could talk to us about beer…that’s dedication my fellow beer fans, and Cicero’s Beer School applauds him for the effort. Twenty three years ago … Read more

The First Pour: O’Fallon Hemp Hop Rye

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Radeberger Pilsner

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

GreyMarket | Taking Intimacy to a Whole New Level

Intimacy during rock ’n’ roll shows isn’t easily created. Many factors play into the effect: the size of the venue, the fans and their eclectic mix of attitude and beer coursing through their veins and, most importantly, the artists on stage pouring their hearts out through song—laying it all out … Read more

The First Pour: New Belgium “Lips of Faith” Dunkelweiss

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

Soundtrack to Last Call

It’s not that hard to imagine, really. Weeks in the making or mere hours of planning, a great night out with your best friends at the bar/game/show typically involves more than just a simple plan to catch up and have a few drinks. What you never stop to think about … Read more

The Soundtrack to Last Call

It’s not that hard to imagine, really. Weeks in the making or mere hours of planning, a great night out with your best friends at the bar/game/show typically involves more than just a simple plan to catch up and have a few drinks. What you never stop to think about … Read more

The First Pour: Grand Teton Sweetgrass

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

Brown Sugar

You’re probably thinking that this is going to be about sugar and cooking, but contrary to your first thought, this is about love. One of my favorite movies is Rick Famuyiwa’s Brown Sugar. Released in 2002, it starred Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs, Queen Latifah and Mos Def. Brown Sugar told the … Read more

Charleville: Beer is Like a Box of Chocolates

By Eric and Mimi Griffith Thanks to Charleville Brewing Company you can enjoy a serving of your favorite Valentine’s treat in a glass at the bar.  Who says romance is dead?  More details on the beer later, but first let me get you up to speed on what you missed. … Read more

Samuel Smith: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It?

By Eric and Mimi Griffith   Mimi and I just found another reason to stop procrastinating on our pub crawl across the British Isles.  The Angel & White Horse is a pub in Yorkshire next to the Samuel Smith Brewery. After tonight’s class, I’ve already played out the scene in … Read more

Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship | 02.11.12

A night of lasts…and firsts? Legend and history typically precede folk heroes—being on the minds of others and spoken of in a high, almost mythical, regard in popular culture and conscience. For the past few years, Corey Goodman’s one-man “band” creation Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship has been the St. Louis metro-area’s rock ’n’ … Read more

Jarrod Gorbel | Lightening Up

From The Honorary Title’s Doghouse Records debut, Anything Else but the Truth, I was hooked. The music was kind of emo, kind of singer-songwriter, kind of rock…good, but it was the voice that made me a believer. Jarrod Gorbel had this plaintive, yearning yet otherwise nearly emotionless voice, rich and full, … Read more

The First Pour: Ska Buster Nut Brown

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Arcadia Sky High Rye

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Hazed & Infused

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

What Would Journey Do?

This never ceases to make me laugh. Listening to the entire 1970s-1980s Journey catalog yesterday made me want to dig it up and share. Enjoy. What Would Journey Do? You’ve all seen the “W.W.J.D.” bracelets and T-shirts that remind teens and adults alike about a good rule of thumb for living … Read more

Augusta Brewing: Fresh from the Farm

By Eric and Mimi Griffith I have to be honest with you, more than once I have walked past bottles of Augusta Farmhouse Ales on the shelves at my local bottle shop and thought, “maybe next time.”  So when I saw them at beer school this week, my “next time” … Read more

Finding the Future of Music in the Past

1967 was very good to me: The St. Louis Blues were one of six teams added to the National Hockey League, Disney’s The Jungle Book was released, and then there’s music. While hockey is one of my near and dear loves and I have many fond childhood memories of Mowgli and … Read more

The First Pour: Goose Island Matilda

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Founders Double Trouble Imperial IPA

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: St. Bernardus Prior 8

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

What’s the soundtrack to your life?

Have you ever thought about it? I mean, really thought about it? Take a moment and consider. What song would be playing at your birth? Would it be the first song you ever heard? (If so, mine would have to be something by Glen Campbell; my dad was a big … Read more

Ska Brewing: Beer is Our M.O.

By Eric and Mimi Griffith Six weeks is a long time to go without Beer School.  Mimi and I passed the time by attempting to homebrew and by tasting as many winter seasonal beers as we could get our hands on.  But it is just not the same…we need our … Read more

The First Pour: Magic Hat Howl

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Yellow Snow

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Blanche De Bruxelles

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

Hop and Circumstance

By Eric and Mimi Griffith When we tell people we are graduating, their first reaction is always, “Congratulations!”  Once they find out we’re graduating from beer school they usually smile and chuckle like it is some kind of joke.  But at Cicero’s Beer School graduation we get to drink free … Read more

One to Watch: Julianna Barwick

It’s not like Julianna Barwick needs to wrestle with lyrics. While other artists may have a hard time coming up with the right words to fit the mood of a song, her intensely beautiful music conveys deep meaning and emotions without the use of definable lyrics. Where conventional lyrical structure … Read more

The First Pour: St. Bernardus Christmas Ale

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

Not-so-standard show details

Though we think we send a pretty detailed list of instructions upon confirming a show, Andy’s Bar in Denton, Texas, sends out more. Some of these are what you’d expect—load in/load out, pay, blackout dates—while others bear reposting. You don’t have to be in a band to appreciate the venue’s … Read more

Infinium and Beyond!

by Eric Griffith and Mimi Griffith Have you ever gone to your local beer shop and reserved a bottle of beer in advance of the release date?  Have you ever toasted the New Year with a champagne flute full of beer?  Have you ever brought a $20 bottle of beer … Read more

Josephine Collective | Recollected

Three and a half years ago, Kansas City emo-pop outfit Josephine Collective released their debut EP Living on Warner Bros. Records. They played the Warped Tour. All looked bright. Of course, you know how this part of the story ends. The young band receives no support from the label; the … Read more

The First Pour: Big Sky Moose Drool Brown Ale

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Schlafly 20th Anniversary Imperial Pilsner

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

The First Pour: Lagunitas Brown Shugga

Cicero’s understands that when it come to beer, most people’s favorite is the latest and greatest new beer. Very few beer lovers drink the same beer over and over again. Sure, you might go back to an old standard, but you always try the latest beer first. For that reason, … Read more

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