427. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works – Strawberry Blonde Ale
May14

427. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works – Strawberry Blonde Ale

I’ve mentioned in my last couple of posts, but my friend Joe is passing through central Illinois on his way home to St. Louis from Chicago. We’re having dinner at Destihl, the local brewpub, along with a few beers. I started out with their St. Dekkera Reserve Bela Imperial Pilsner Sour Ale, and then followed that with their Downstate Pale ale with my dinner. After dinner, I thought I’d go with something a bit lighter...

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426. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works – Downstate Pale Ale
May14

426. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works – Downstate Pale Ale

As I mentioned in my last post, my friend Joe is passing through town, on his way home to St. Louis from Chicago.  He wanted to meet at Destihl to try a few of their beers, and have some dinner.  I started out with their St. Dekkera Reserve Bela Imperial Pilsner, so I was looking for something a bit lighter and drinkable than the sour I’d just had.  This beer fit the bill and I thought it would be a nice pairing for my bison...

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425. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works – St. Dekkera Reserve Bela Imperial Pilsner Sour Ale
May14

425. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works – St. Dekkera Reserve Bela Imperial Pilsner Sour Ale

My friend Joe had been in Chicago all weekend and was passing through central Illinois on his way home to St. Louis. He wanted to meet at Destihl for a couple of beers on his way through town, as he’s heard me talk a lot about their beers, as well as the opportunity to brew here when I won their homebrew contest a few years ago. They’ve become very well known for their St. Dekkera Reserve series of barrel aged beers, due...

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