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2021 Brew In The Lou

With your help, Brew in the Lou has raised $751,568

over the last 8 years for kids enrolled in Lutheran schools.

Brew In The Lou is Back!

Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Francis Park

Enjoy the event four ways:

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the 9th Annual Brew in the Lou on October 9, 2021 at Francis Park. #1 Buy a wristband to join the event. #2 Can’t make the event? Purchase the 2021-2022 Passport to enjoy more than $300 in beverages, menu items and special discounts at more than 25 of your favorite breweries, distilleries, wineries, restaurants and other venues throughout the year. #3 Combine both to enjoy the event AND additional tastings throughout the year with your Passport. #4 Or, upgrade to the VIP Pass for unlimited access to the event and our VIP tent with exclusive beverage and food tastings, commemorative glass, private restrooms and the 2022 Passport to taste throughout the year!

1. Buy a wristband and join us at the event.

Join us on Saturday, October 9, 2021 for the 9th Annual Brew in the Lou Festival at Francis Park to support Lutheran schools.  Pre-order wristbands are only $40 ($50 on day of the event). Enjoy tastings of St. Louis’ best beer, wine, spirits and food from area restaurants, live music and more! More than 100 tasting stations will line the banks of The Lily Pond, featuring 45 local, regional and national craft breweries, distilleries and wineries

2. Buy a 2021-2022 Passport.

For the one-time cost of just $30, you’ll get the 2021-2022 Passport with access to more than $300 in beverages, menu items and special discounts at more than 25 of your favorite breweries, distilleries, wineries, restaurants and other venues. These offers don’t expire until October 9, 2022.

Brew in the Lou Passports make excellent gifts for the holidays or birthdays – for friends, family members, co-workers, clients, customers and employees.

3. Buy both: Enjoy the event and tastings all year around. 

Enjoy the 9th Annual Brew in the Lou Festival to support Lutheran schools on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Francis Park. But the fun doesn’t stop. With this special package, you get one wristband and one 2021-2022 Passport to enjoy access all year to more than $300 in beverages, menu items and special discounts at more than 25 of your favorite breweries, distilleries, wineries, restaurants and other venues. These offers don’t expire until October 9, 2022.

    1. Brew in the Lou Event Wristbands

    $40.00
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    2. Buy A 2022 Passport

    $30.00
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    3. Brew in the Lou Package Deal

    $60.00
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4. Upgrade to our exclusive VIP Pass!

Hurry! Only 100 VIP Passes available!

Enjoy the 9th Annual Brew in the Lou Festival in style! Join us on Saturday, October 9, 2021 for the VIP experience including unlimited access to ourVIP tent and a 2022 Passport to enjoy tastings all year.

  • One VIP Pass
  • Unlimited VIP tent access
  • Exclusive food and beverage tastings
  • Commemorative glass
  • Private restrooms
  • One 2021-2022 Passport.

Join us at Francis Park, October 9th!

Jeff Bernthal, Master of Ceremonies

LESA’s 9th Annual “Brew in the Lou” Festival will offer one-stop tasting of St. Louis’s best beer, wine, spirits and food favorites when it returns to Francis Park, Sat. Oct. 9, 2021, from 1-5 p.m. More than 100 tasting stations will line the banks of The Lily Pond, featuring 45 local, regional and national craft breweries, distilleries and wineries.

Wristbands are $40 advance/$50 day-of-event and can be bought online at www.LESAstl.org, or over the phone at (314) 200-0797. (Advance sales close at midnight, Thurs., Oct. 7.) Admission includes unlimited beer & food tastings while supplies last and a keepsake commemorative glass. Again this year – for guests who want more than a tasting, a select number of food vendors will have full size servings available for purchase.

Want to Volunteer?  Click on the following link:   Volunteer at Brew in the Lou

Presenting Sponsor:

Thank you for your support!

Even though we missed tasting and toasting with you in person last year, we’re excited to be back in Francis Park and to have you as our guest to support Lutheran education and our local hospitality industry. Brew in the Lou is one of our largest and most important fundraisers, and the revenue provides critical assistance to the 8,300 children and 500 educators we serve.

Thank you for your faithful and ongoing support. We can’t wait to see you this year!

Disclaimers

All wristband sales are final. Refunds will not be issued in the event of rain or other inclement weather.

Covid-19 Requirements: Due to the uncertainty regarding future COVID guidelines, Brew in the Lou attendees will be required to comply with any and all guidelines, regulations and recommendations in effect on October 9, 2021 (the date of the event) as directed by the St. Louis Department of Health. Please note that refunds will not be issued to attendees who are unable to comply, regardless of reasons or circumstances.

Order your exclusive Brew in the Lou Apparel today!

    Brew in the Lou Short-Sleeve T-Shirt

    $25.00
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    Brew in the Lou Long-Sleeve T-Shirt

    $30.00
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    Brew in the Lou Sweatshirt

    $35.00
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Home Brewing Competitions

Want to participate in the People's Choice home brewing competition the day of event? Find out how.

Want to enter the home brew sanctioned competition? Learn more here.

Thank you to all of our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsors

Fox2

Gene & Linda Lehr

LLF

VIP Sponsors

Stage Sponsors

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Exhibit Sponsors

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Paul & Jean Niewald

Paul Himmelsbach, CFP

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Festival Sponsors

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Carl & Ann Anderson

John & Karli Auble

John & Marilyn Brickler

Bill & Eileen Bunte

Dan & Diana Quinn

Vernon & Joann Schroeder

David & Jerry Wollenburg

Tietjen Family Foundation

Sip & Taste Brands

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Marketplace

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FYI – We’re adding new breweries, distilleries, wineries & restaurants every day, so check back frequently for the latest list!

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