Beer, Pizza & a Movie in The Gardens 2020 Lineup

Public House Brewing Company is proud to present the fifth annual Beer, Pizza & a Movie in The Gardens film series! The first film will play on the outdoor big screen on Thurs., June 4 with the showing of the 1996 action-adventure, Twister.

Seating is limited, so we recommend coming early to grab a seat and bite to eat. Please, no outside food or drink is allowed, but you may purchase wine (keep the receipt) from the St. James Winery Tasting Room and bring it in The Gardens.

The movie starts after dusk and the St. James Taproom will be open late for you to enjoy pizza with the movie! The kitchen will be open until 9:30 p.m. on movie nights.


The Gardens
Located between the St. James Taproom and St. James Winery Tasting Room
551 State Route B
St. James, MO 65559

2020 Movie Lineup:

We look forward to seeing you there!



Summertime Thirst Quenchers

Public House Brewing Company has several new beers to enjoy during the warmer days that lie ahead. Learn more about how you can quench your thirst during the summer season with the limited selection of craft beers below.

Mango Elusive IPA

This India Pale Ale is a variation of our beloved, year-round beer Elusive IPA. The Public House Brew Crew thought it would be fun to offer up a fruited IPA and it made sense to add mango to the citrus flavors and aromas of Elusive.

After doing a couple of 5-gallon batches, there was a decision to be made about when and where to add the mango fruit to the beer during the brewing process. The two test batches were released at the Rolla Research & Development Brewpub and we asked our customers to fill out a survey to give us precious feedback. We listened and moved forward with creating this version for you to enjoy now and throughout this summer, while supplies last.

ABV: 6.8% | IBU: 60 | SRM: 7

Strawberry Cream Ale

Public House Thorn and Heat lovers can rejoice! Allow us to present you with Strawberry Cream Ale for the season.

This delightful little number is another variation of a year-round favorite of ours. We took our Cream Ale and infused it with strawberry fruit. The result is a sessionable beer that presents mild strawberry aromas on the nose and a slight hint of strawberry flavor that compliments the malt notes you know and love of our Cream Ale.

With a slightly pink hue, this seasonal beer is crisp and clean with a wonderfully rich mouthfeel that will satisfy your thirst while kicking back and relaxing on your front porch during those warm weather days ahead. Yum!

ABV: 5.3% | IBU: 16 | SRM: 6

Dry Fly Session IPA

What is a session or sessionable beer? For those who are unaware, it’s a beer with a lower alcohol by volume (ABV) percentage. Meaning, it’s an easy-drinking beer.

With that in mind, the Public House Brew Crew’s love for creating sessionable beers drove them to craft Dry Fly Session India Pale Ale. They wanted to make an IPA with a lower ABV that still had the hoppy characteristics known of India Pale Ales. They succeeded.

With a 4.5% ABV, Dry Fly Session IPA has been dry-hopped with Citra and Amarillo hop varieties making it hop-forward, yet nicely balanced with aromas and mild flavors of citrus fruit that end in a clean, dry finish. You better snag a 6-pack of this beer featuring artwork by fly fisherman, Al Agnew, before it’s gone.

ABV: 4.5% | IBU: 45 | SRM: 2

Among the Willows Pilsner Lager

Drawing from our Midwestern heritage, the art on this pilsner lager features a gun shootout between a lone gunman running from an ambush by Union troops. This gunman has to go “Among the Willows” or evade the law.

Unlike the label art, this clean and crisp German Pilsner doesn’t break any laws from the German Purity Law 1516. (Reinheitsgebot). Among the Willows Pilsner Lager is refreshing and light-bodied with a light malt flavor that is balanced by medium hop bitterness. You can fetch yourself a six-pack of this seasonal, limited beer or find it in our variety pack with other Public House favorites starting in mid-to-late June 2020. Until then, come down to the watering hole (either brewery location) to taste it for yourself.

ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 40 | SRM: 2

You can find these beers at both the St. James Taproom and the Rolla R&D Brewpub, in stores that carry Public House products and online with shipping to Missouri residents here. Cheers!



National Homebrew Day Public House Beer Recipe


National Homebrew Day is coming up and in honor of this occasion, we decided to release our recipe of Tire Swing IPA with the purchase of a homebrew kit that includes the ingredients and instructions to craft a 5-gallon batch of this beloved Public House beer. We’ll also post a video on social media of head brewer, Matt Burkhardt, brewing this same recipe on Sat., May 2 as part of the National Homebrew Day celebration.

In the meantime, check out what Public House co-founder, Josh Stacy, had to say about sharing this recipe.

What made you decide to share a Public House beer recipe?
I was thinking of ways that we could continue to engage with our customers, now that social distancing is in place. One of the exciting things about the craft beer industry is the focus on innovation and education. I thought this was a way that we could do both.

Tire Swing IPA is a fan favorite to those who have been around the taproom over the years, and have been able to try it. We only release it in limited quantity, so we thought this would be a fun way for people to have a familiar favorite or perhaps taste something new from PHBC.

When did you first brew Tire Swing IPA?
This beer has origins in the garage, pre-Public House. It was the first IPA that we made at the brewery. There was plenty of tweaking from the original recipe, but it soon became a favorite.

Can you provide a tasting profile of Tire Swing IPA?
This recipe is more in line with a British-style IPA. We use caramel malt to bring out some deeper color and malt flavor. The hops are American standards (Centennial and Cascade) with play to the citrus, orange rind flavor and aroma.

What are the stats for this beer?
Target O.G.: 1.064
Target F.G.: 1.012
Target ABV: 6.9%
Target IBU: 44
Target SRM: 10

What’s the best part of sharing this recipe?
I am excited for people to make this recipe and supply feedback. I love engaging with our local brewing community, and since I am not currently afforded that opportunity, I thought this would be an adaptive way to engage.

Do you think you’ll share a different Public House beer recipe in the future?
I think so. – Any suggestions?

To participate, we invite you to take pics and tag us on social media to show us how your homebrewing went and let us know what other recipes you’d like us to share in the future.

You can order your homebrewing package of Tire Swing IPA by calling 573.426. 2337 by end of day Tuesday, April 28. This kit comes complete with recipe, ingredients and instructions to make a 5-gallon batch for $25. Kits must be picked up at our Rolla Brewpub location on Thursday, April 30 or Friday, May 1. If you need additional supplies, let us know and we’ll help.

Then, check our Facebook pages on Sat., May 2 and watch our head brewer as he brews this recipe. Cheers!




Beer & Harissa Marinated Steak Sandwich


Thanks to US Foods and Chef Reid, we have a delicious recipe for grilling and serving at your next get-together.
It’s big on taste and is well worth the preparation, featuring Public House Frisco and Public House Farmstand Peach Ale.
The Farmstand Peach Ale Vinaigrette (recipe below) is delicious on its own for dressing greens.
Check it out and try it for yourself.

Beer & Harissa Marinated Steak Sandwich

1 each Manhattan Steak, 8oz.
1/4 cup Prepared Harissa
4 oz Public House Frisco Amber Lager
4 tblsp Harissa Mayonnaise (See Recipe)
1 oz Pickled Red Onions (See Recipe)
1/2 oz Arugula
2 tblsp Public House Farmstand Peach Ale Vinaigrette (See Recipe)
2 Mini Baguette – Cut Lengthwise

Harissa Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Mayonnaise
2 tblsp Prepared Harissa
1 Clove Peeled Garlic – Finely Minced
1 tsp Fresh Lime Juice
Coarse Black Pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients together and Refrigerate

Pickled Red Onions
¾ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tsp Sugar
½ tsp Salt
1 Medium Red Onion Thinly Sliced
Heat vinegar over medium heat. Dissolve sugar and salt. Turn off the heat. Add sliced red onions. Allow to cool in the liquid and transfer to a container. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Public House Farmstand Peach Ale Vinaigrette
3 ounces Peach Ale
1 tblsp minced shallot
1 tblsp Agave Syrup
1 tsp Dijon mustard
4 tblsp extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
Mix All ingredients together and mix well

Mix 1/4 cup Harissa and 4 oz Frisco Amber Lager in a bowl
Coat the steak with Harissa / Beer mixture and Place in a plastic pouch bag and let marinate minimum 2 hours or overnight.
Heat grill to high heat. Cook the steak and cook, to the desired doneness
Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
While steak is resting toast Buns on Grill. On cut side, both top and bottom spread Harissa Mayonnaise evenly.
On bottom, half top with Arugula tossed with Vinaigrette
Thinly slice steak against the grain and place on top of Arugula. Top with Pickled Onions and top of Bun.

Public House Mobile App

Drink Great Beer & Get Rewarded

Yes, you read that right. Download the new Public House Brewing Company mobile app and start earning rewards each time you visit either of our brewery locations.

The Public House App goes beyond reward offerings though. You can find full menus of both food and beer for each location, check out events we’re hosting, stay up-to-date with special offers and more.

So, what are you waiting for?
Download it today!

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STL Craft Beer Week

Public House is pleased to announce our sponsorship for the 2019 STL Craft Beer Week starting Fri., July 26 and lasting through Sat., Aug. 3.

St. Louis Craft Beer Week is a nine-day festival that celebrates the history of beer in the St. Louis area. Many breweries, distributors, bars, restaurants, retail and beer fans come together in promoting and enjoying our favorite thing, craft beer!

Each night an event will be going on all around St. Louis. Pair food and beer, talk to brewers and other beer enthusiasts while tasting local craft beverages.

Find us at St. Louis Craft Beer Week:

  • 7/26 @ 4 – 7 p.m. STL Craft Beer Week Kickoff with Cans at Tick Tock Tavern
  • 7/26 @ 5 – 9 p.m. Brewers Picnic at Bridge Tap House
  • 7/28 @ 2 – 8 p.m. Best Friends Beer Fest at Earthbound Beer
  • 7/29 @ 5 – 8 p.m. PHBC Ales for Tails Benefit for St. Louis Stray Rescue at Llywelyn’s Soulard
  • 7/29 @ 8 – 11 p.m. Craft Beer Trivia at Nick’s Pub
  • 7/30 @ 4:30 – 6 p.m. Public House Happy Hour at Peacemaker Lobster and Crab
  • 7/31 @ 8 – 11 p.m. Craft Beer Trivia at SOHA at SOHA Bar and Grill
  • 8/1 @ 6:30 – 9 p.m. Public House Beer Dinner at Beer Sauce Shop in St. Peter’s
  • 8/2 @ 4 – 7 p.m. Happy Hour Beer Lottery at 21st Street Brewers Bar

Come out and celebrate the many different craft beers that St. Louis has to offer. Cheers!


Public House Branching Out Into Cans

We’re super stoked about our move from bottles to cans!

On Friday, June 21, 2019, our Brew Crew moved the bottling line out of our St. James brewhouse to make room for the new canning line. Yes, that means we are doing away with bottles. This is a sustainable choice, not to mention a safer one. If you drop a can of beer, it won’t shatter into a million sharp, jagged pieces. Worse case, you’ll have some spilled beer – which is sad but not as hazardous.

The plan is to kick-off the change with our year-round beers going into cans first and debuting new labels. Each beer has received a facelift with art created by Public House friend and local artist Travis Watkins. The art will be revealed at our Can Release Party on Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at our original location – the Rolla Brewpub.

A military veteran and Rolla area native, Travis creates all kinds of art in all kinds of mediums. We were such a fan of his canvas works, displayed and sold in our taprooms, that we asked him to re-imagine our beer labels. He happily accepted the task and we couldn’t be happier with the end results.

Our hope is you, our customers, will like the change from glass to can too. You’ll finally be able to take our beer on the river or to other outdoor adventures where glass is prohibited in Missouri.

“Customer demand for Public House beer in cans became almost deafening in the last couple of years so we took the plunge!  We’re proud to finally offer our beer in the most convenient, environmentally friendly package there is,” stated Josh Goodridge, co-founder of Public House Brewing Company.

New package!  New labels!  New experience!

Pictured Left: Two forklifts removing the bottling line filler.

Pictured Right: Travis Watkins revealing a portion of the new art for Revelation Stout.








American Craft Beer Week at Public House

American Craft Beer Week is May 13 through 19 and we’re celebrating by releasing several specialty small batches of craft brews and hosting fun events just for you!
We’ll have something happening at both of our brewery locations each day. Stop by and grab a pint and have a good time with us.


Monday, May 13
5:30 pm Craig’s Orange Milkshake Glitter IPA
7:30 pm Trivia Night – Beat the Brewers
Tuesday, May 14
5:30 pm Jason’s Raspberry Berliner Weisse
Wednesday, May 15
6 pm Beer Olympics
Thursday, May 16
5:30 pm Matt’s Kveik IPA
Beer Olympics
Friday, May 17

7:30 pm Live music by Limited Addition
Saturday, May 18
11 am Andrew’s Strawberry Hefeweizen
7:30 pm Live music by Jake Reno



Monday, May 13
11 am Ray’s I’m on an Oat – Oatmeal Stout
2 pm Extended Happy Hour
Tuesday, May 14
2 pm Extended Happy Hour
Wednesday, May 15
2 pm Extended Happy Hour
7:30 pm Trivia Beat the Brewers
Thursday, May 16
2 pm Extended Happy Hour
Friday, May 17
5 pm Matt’s WSMFPils
7 pm Live music by Bryan Copeland
Saturday, May 18
4 pm Live music by Too Far Gone


The Kay Brothers & King Benny to Headline Heritage Music Festival

We’re excited to host The Kay Brothers and King Benny as our headliners for the 2019 Heritage Music Festival in The Gardens on Sat., May 4 and Sun., May 5.
Hang out in The Gardens, our outdoor space located between St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company in St. James, for two days of live music by up-and-coming Missouri musicians, craft beer, wine and great food. Kids five and under are free.


The Kay Brothers | Saturday
King Benny | Sunday

Saturday, May 4
· Blue Jay | 11 am to 12 pm
· Drifters Mile | 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
· The Burney Sisters | 2 pm to 3 pm
· The Flood Brothers | 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
· Dead End Road | 5 pm to 6 pm
· The Kay Brothers | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Sunday, May 5
· Dixie Union | 1 pm to 2:30 pm
· The C&S Folk Company | 3 pm to 4:30 pm
· King Benny | 5 pm to 7 pm

Get tickets: