Happy Hour at Square One Brewery: Beer, Spirits and Snacks in Lafayette Square

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Square One Brewery's "Oh Hawaii" seasonal beer made with caramelized pineapple puree.
The Verdict: At first glance the menu's traditional choices didn't seem all that impressive, but Square One proved that it excels at the standards. The goat cheese served as a tasty counterpart to the often mediocre dish of artichoke-spinach dip, and it's served warm with toast points and tortilla chips. The beer-battered chicken tenders, served with honey mustard, were plump and juicy with a crisp batter lightened by beer.

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The bar.
And speaking of the beer, Square One has several options to choose from. The menu features six "mainstay beers," including a "Belgian Spicy Blonde," and "Park Avenue Pale Ale." Seasonal brews include the "Oh Hawaii," an American wheat beer with fresh caramelized pineapple puree added to the kegs; it's a refreshing ode to summertime.

A dollar off doesn't seem like much, but after a few pints, the savings can certainly add up. If anything, it's a good excuse to have some hot, satisfying snacks while sampling all that Square One has to offer. We'll be back to try its specialty line of liquors, Spirits of St. Louis. The menu includes fifteen options ranging from ginger cello to "Island Time Crystal Rum."

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Located in Lafayette Square.

The Rating:
On a scale of one to five...

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Previously on Happy Hour Handbook:
- Cicero's
- SqWires
- Layla
- Five Star Burgers
- Central Table Food Hall
- Planter's House
-
Atomic Cowboy
- Stella Blues
- Triumph Grill
- Lola
- Basso
- Blue Ocean Sushi
- Hwy 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen
- Gringo
- Jax Cafe
- Mile 277 Tap & Grill
- Sandrina's
- Mangia Italiano
- Kirkwood Station Brewing Company
- Steve's Hot Dogs on the Hill

We're always looking for some more happy hour meal deals. E-mail the author at mabel.suen@riverfronttimes.com.

Location Info

Square One Brewery

1727 Park Ave, St. Louis, MO

Category: Music


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2 comments
Chris LeBeau
Chris LeBeau

I haven't read by the byline on this review yet, but my guess is it was not written by Bridget Melloy

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