Past Themes

Wondering what themes we have enjoyed in the past? Here are the calendars from 2017-2021

2021

1/6/21 New Year, New Beer
1/13/21 Cancelled
1/20/21 Can’t Find in STL
1/27/21 Winter Warmers and Winter Labels
2/3/21 Drink Local
2/10/21 Moved to Zoom- Civil Life 6pk
2/17/21 Moved to Zoom- Drink Whatever
2/24/21 Warm Cocktails
3/3/21 Hop-Forward Beers
3/10/21 Malt-Forward Beers
3/17/21 Imports or Irish
3/24/21 In a 6pk
3/31/21 In a 4pk
4/7/21 U.S. Beers Free for All
4/14/21 Your Home State Beer
4/21/21 Closest Brewery to You
4/28/21 Bangers: Farewell to the Menssens
5/5/21 Blind Tasting: Guess the ABV
5/12/21 As Advertised
5/19/21 Beer With a Backstory
5/26/21 Favorite STL Brewery
6/2/21 Getting Wild with It
6/9/21 From the Cellar
6/16/21 Seltzers, Ciders, and Crushables
6/23/21 Animal on the Can
6/30/21 From the Brewery with your Fave Bartender
7/7/21 KBS 4th Anniversary: Not Beer Summer Edition
7/9-7/11 Beer Olympics
7/14/21 Bye Week
7/21/21 Get a Suggestion
7/28/21 Beer or Adult Film?
8/4/21 Lager Day and Domestics Blind Tasting
8/11/21 Can Art
8/18/21 Beer Starts with Same Letter as your Name
8/25/21 I Just Liked the Name
9/1/21 Blind Tasting: Guess the Barrel- Michael and Derek’s Bdays
9/8/21 Ravi Bday Celebration- No KBS
9/15/21 Beers Not Bottled or Canned
9/22/21 Beer from (nearish) Your Hometown
9/29/21 Beer Styles from Other Countries
10/6/21 Dessert Beers
10/13/21 Fall Beers
10/20/21 Beers that follow Reinheitsgebot
10/27/21 Beers that break Reinheitsgebot
11/3/21 “I Just HAD to Buy This”
11/10/21 Blind Tasting: Guess the Style
11/17/21 Beers that Make You Smile
11/24/21 Not Beer: Cocktails Edition
12/1/21 Malt Bombs and Winter Warmers
12/8/21 Breweries That Got us Through 2021
12/15/21 Friendship Beer and White Elephant
12/22/21 Probably Away for Christmas
12/29/21 Bangers: Here’s to 2022

2020

1/15/20 New Year New Beer
1/22/20 Can’t Find in STL
1/29/20 Red
2/5/20 Orange
2/12/20 Yellow
2/19/20 Green
2/26/20 Blue
3/4/20 Purple
3/11/20 Black
3/18/20 White
3/25/20 Bangers 3: Contagion Edition
4/1/20 Blind Tasting: STL Guess the Brewery
4/8/20 Spring Seasonals
4/15/20 Part of a Series
4/22/20 ABV <9%
4/29/20 ABV >9%
5/6/20 Exactly as Advertised
9/16/20 This Beer is My Spirit Animal
9/23/20 I’ve Been Meaning to Drink This
9/30/20 Fall Beers
10/7/20 Brewery I didn’t have during quarantine (Mar-Aug)
10/14/20 Brewery that got me through quarantine
10/21/20 Plant on the Can
10/28/20 Animal on the Can
11/4/20 Person on the Can
11/11/20 Number in the Name
11/18/20 Color in the Name
11/25/20 Not Beer
12/2/20 Labels I Would Frame
12/9/20 Blind Tasting: Guess the Stout Adjunct
12/16/20 Friendship Beer and White Elephant
12/30/20 Bangers: Drink to Forget 2020

2019

1/9/19 Beer in Review
1/16/19 New Year New Beer
1/23/19 Can’t Find in STL
1/30/19 In a Can
2/6/19 In a Bottle
2/13/19 Under 5 Years in St. Louis
2/20/19 Over 5 Years in St. Louis
2/27/19 Part of a Series
3/6/19 Blind Tasting: Dubbel, Tripel, Quad
3/13/19 Imports
3/20/19 March Madness
3/27/19 Not Beer
4/3/19 Your Favorite Style
4/10/19 Least Favorite Style
4/17/19 Didn’t Think I’d Like It
4/24/19 Spring Seasonals
5/1/19 I’ve Been Meaning to Drink This
5/8/19 Styles I’ve Rarely Had
5/15/19 Try to Win
5/22/19 Know Your Hop
5/29/19 In a 4 Pack
6/5/19 In a 6 Pack
6/12/19 In a Bomber
6/19/19 Summer Beers
6/26/19 “Better Together” County vs. City
7/3/19 Bangers Pt. 2
7/10/19 Awesome Label Art
7/17/19 Class Cancelled
7/24/19 Fruited Beers Blind Tasting- Guess the Fruit
7/31/19 Craft Beer Week
8/7/19 This Beer Sparks Joy
8/14/19 A Brewery You’ve Never Had
8/21/19 Animal on the Can
8/28/19 Special Tasting
9/4/19 Beer that is New to You
9/11/19 Label is Your Favorite Color
9/18/19 Hop-Forward Beers
9/25/19 Malt-Forward Beers
10/2/19 Number in the Name
10/9/19 Blind Tasting- Guess the Style
10/16/19 Unusual Adjuncts
10/23/19 Puns and Innuendos
10/30/19 Fall Labels (and Costume Contest!)
11/6/19 I Would Be Expected to Share This
11/13/19 I Would NOT Be Expected to Share This
11/20/19 Punctuation in the Name
11/27/19 Not Beer
12/4/19 Winter Label
12/11/19 Cool Bottle Cap
12/18/19 Friendship Beer and White Elephant

2018

1/3/18 Newcomers (<5 years brewing)
1/10/18 Old Pros (>20 years brewing)
1/17/18 Belgians
1/24/18 Puns
1/31/18 Stouts and Porters
2/7/18 Olympics- Award Winning Beers
2/14/18 Red
2/21/18 Orange
2/28/18 Yellow
3/7/18 Green
3/14/18 Blue
3/21/18 Purple
3/28/18 White or Black
4/4/18 Your Favorite Style
4/11/18 Plant on the Can
4/18/18 Goldens and Blondes
4/25/18 East vs. West Coast
5/2/18 Special Tasting
5/9/18 Desert Island Beer
5/16/18 Bocks, Maibocks, and Dopplebocks
5/23/18 I Only Bought it Because…
5/30/18 Beer with a Backstory
6/6/18 Weird Beers
6/13/18 Brewery has a Name in it
6/20/18 Blind Tasting: IPAs vs. Pales
6/27/18 Convince Me Beers
7/4/18 World Cup Beers
7/11/18 Animal on the Can
7/18/18 Best of Beer School
7/25/18 Get a Recommendation
8/1/18 Beer under $10
8/8/18 Bangerz
8/15/18 They Can’t All Be Bangerz
8/22/18 On Sale Beer
8/29/18 Southwest Beers
9/5/18 Midwest Beers
9/12/18 Northwest Beers
9/19/18 Northeast Beers
9/26/18 Southeast Beers
10/3/18 Saisons, Wild, and Farmhouse Ales
10/10/18 Variants
10/17/18 Cool Label
10/24/18 Cool Bottle Cap
10/31/18 Fall Beers and Spooky Labels
11/7/18 Brewery/ Beer Name has a Location
11/14/18 In a Growler
11/21/18 Person on the Bottle
11/28/18 Crushable Beers
12/5/18 Don’t Chug That
12/12/18 Blind Tasting: Stouts and Porters
12/19/18 Friendship Beer (White Elephant)

2017

7/5/17 Summer Beers
7/12/17 Number in the Name
7/19/17 Sours
7/26/17 Beer Starts with a Vowel
8/2/17 Hefeweizens
8/9/17 Animal on the Bottle
8/16/17 IPAs
8/23/17 Your Go-to
8/30/17 ABV >9%
9/6/17 Pils and Lagers
9/13/17 Imports
9/20/17 U.S. Beers Free for All
9/27/17 Your Home State Beer
10/4/17 Closest Brewery to You
10/11/17 Fall Beers (Oktoberfest, Pumpkin, etc.)
10/18/17 Ciders and Fruit Beer
10/25/17 Color in the Name or Brewery
11/1/17 Ambers, Reds, and Browns
11/8/17 Coolest Bottle or Can Art
11/15/17 Barrel Aged Beers
11/22/17 Special Tasting
11/29/17 Beers you’re Ashamed you Haven’t Tried Yet
12/6/17 Scotch Ale, Barleywine, and Old Ale
12/13/17 Breaking the Reinheitsgebot
12/20/17 Christmas Beers and Winter Warmers