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Beer Available At The Civil Life Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
The Civil Life English Pale Ale , The Civil Life Northern English Brown , The Civil Life Goal!den Ale 64, The Civil Life Mangia Pale Ale , The Civil Life Prairie Pils , The Civil Life Irish Stout , The Civil Life English IPA , The Civil Life Premium Bitter , The Civil Life Dry Hopped Pale Ale 69, The Civil Life ESB , The Civil Life #CarlBock 56, The Civil Life Porter 85, The Civil Life Black Lager , The Civil Life Scottish Ale 62, The Civil Life Royale KŲlsch , The Civil Life American Pale Ale , The Civil Life American Rye Pale 81, The Civil Life 1 Year Alt! , The Civil Life American Brown 81, The Civil Life Irish Red
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thegreenrooster (61) St.louis, Missouri | November 6, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
When looking up the heavy hitters in the St. Louis beer scene donít forget about the Civil Life down on the south side. Kinda a industrial looking building at first but then you notice the awesome wrap around bier garden complete with communal seating. There are 10 beers on tap at $2.50 a half pint and $5 a full pint. Growlers are available as well. The beers are either English pub ales or German lagers. Simple drinking beers and nothing over 5% ABV. Food is decent and they are now open on Sundays serving soups. Overly friendly staff is also a plus. When sitting outside you donít even have to go inside for a refill. Just find the little "drive thru" window and ring the bell. Nice little place for meeting and conversation. There are no TVís or loud blaring music. A far cry from the dive bars that south city is known for.
BOSSbrewer (48) Arkansas | October 12, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
Nice place. Good beer. Very friendly and helpful staff. I sampled number of their beers and the chap serving was very informed and helpful. A bit spartan, but what they do is beer.
adnielsen (380) Fort Collins, Colorado | September 22, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Wowee!~! 10 taps of clean beer specializing in English, American, and German styles. Samplers arenít available but you can get half pints. Real fucken chill crowd. Maybe my favorite stop in StL.
RobertDale (148) Lansing, Kansas | March 15, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited on a Friday afternoon. Fairly busy. Service was very good. Bartender knew his stuff. About 10 of their beers on tap. Smallest size available was 1/2 pint. Did not try their food. Nice place to visit. A little difficult to find.
starkbeer78 (8) Nashua, New Hampshire | February 23, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
I really cant recommend these folks enough. Fantastic malty brews, excellent service and a killer all wood pub area to drink. Jake (I believe the owner) was incredibly gratious and really knew the local brewing scene. I really recommend the English Bitter!
jcnielsen (176) Kansas City, Missouri | January 19, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited here as a part of a 9-brewery weekend tour of the St. Louis beer scene. I didnít know what to think of Civil Life when we decided to visit, because I hadnít heard much about them, but I was pleasantly surprised. This was the 2nd best brewery in our 9-brewery weekend. Very cool place, with a cool pub type atmosphere. Beers were good - I am not usually a fan of english bitters, but theirís was one of my favorite. A definite go-to place in St. Louis. One small downside is that they donít do sample trays and the smallest pour is 8oz, but their beers are good, so its worth it.
seymour (44) Maplewood, Missouri | November 2, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
This place rocks. Wildly exceeded my expectations. It sits in the middle of a working-class city neighborhood, in a fairly humble looking repurposed urban building, but with a nice wooden-fenced beer garden in front, and an attractive brick and wrought-iron walkway. Indoor ambiance was awesome. Long approachable bar with the drink and food offerings simply and clearly marked. Small but extremely high-quality selection of each. Vast collection of style-specific glassware. Iíve been hunting a British nonic half-pint glass for years, and theyíve got a whole wall section full of íem! Beautiful woodwork, intelligently laid-out space which seems to keep going and going in each direction: a dart room, a space for blugrass jam-session, a loft area, the bright and shiny brewery through glass. Service was great, the beers look, smell and taste exactly as they should, nothing esoteric or overly imaginative, but no flaws either which is remarkable. Guys, they have a true-to-style English Mild on tap, címon! I love this place and plan to return often to taste everything they ever make.
JoeinEscazķ (275) San Jose, Costa Rica | August 30, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Lovely bright beers built for thirsty people. I mean, really, a brewpub built for neighborly conversation and specializing in session beers. I wish Iíd thought of it. Actually I did think of it, but thatís not my line of work. Like the beers, food is simple but quality. There is a TV but it only switches on for emergencies. This is not a brewery within a pub, but literally a pub within a brewery. And there are darts. Very friendly people, reasonable prices. Five or six draughts usually, I think. One of those places that makes me want to look for a local job and move in down the street.
Braudog (690) Hampton, Virginia | February 27, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 11/20
Visited with family on a Saturday lunch break Moderate crowd Neat little community seating and bar area in a hard to find (without GPS) industrial area. The service here was fairly friendly, but odd that we had to double order our food. Whatever. The beer wasnt the best -- seemed pretty much like home brew, but the warm environment and really good, fresh, yet simple food was enough to say itís worth a visit. Brewery #573.
Terminus (299) Las Cruces, New Mexico | November 21, 2011
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
a very interesting place needless to say. I wouldnt say its one of my favorates in STL but it definately gives the community a different view of beer culture. the place looks like a VFW hall from the outside. Inside, there is a very large brewhouse, wood tables (german style) and a nice wood bar that was build recently in this place. the beers are all session beers and if you like that kind of thing, its right up your alley. Most of the beers were very solid. the prices were a bit high i must say. service was fantastic and the clientel was really friendly.
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