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Comparing Sanctuaria’s Barrel-Aged Cocktails to the Fresh-Mixed Version

By Patrick J. Hurley Fri., Jun. 13 2014 at 8:00 AM Categories: Drunken Vegan Three Barrel-Aged Cocktails at Sanctuaria | Patrick J. Hurley The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He’s an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn’t think those last two terms contradict each other.Barrel aging spirits is a very old practice. Barrel aging pre-mixed cocktails, on the other hand, is a relatively recent phenomenon. The Drunken Vegan tasted three of these aged drinks at Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) alongside a freshly mixed version in

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Sanctuaria’s Derby Day Party Photos featured in Feast

May 05, 2014 9:47 am  •  Photography by J. Pollack Photography Kentucky Derby fans enjoyed quite a party on Sat., May 3, at Sanctuaria Wild Tapas, as The Grove hotspot served up inspired eats, drinks and a live broadcast. Attendees dressed in their derby best and partook in a special menu featuring Derby Pie, Hot Brown Beignet with Grits, Hoppin’ John, Upside-Down Cake and of course, Mint Juleps. Check out all of the photos from the party in the slide show linked here! Check out all of the photos from the party in the slide show linked here! Sanctuaria, 4198 Manchester Ave., The Grove, 314.535.9700, sanctuariastl.com

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Sanctuaria’s Mint Julep: Gut Check’s Hump-Day Cocktail Suggestion

By Kaitlin Steinberg Wed., May 1 2013 at 7:00 AM Photo by Jennifer Silverberg Wednesday. Hump Day. Congrats, you’ve made it halfway through the work week! Unfortunately, you still have two days to go. Dunno about you, but in order to survive the midweek blues, we’re going to need a drink. Which brings us to our Wednesday Gut Check feature: “Gut Check’s Hump-Day Cocktail Suggestion” Each week we take you to one of our favorite St. Louis bars (and, oh, the list is long) for a drink (or two) we — in consultation with the bartender — highly recommend. With

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Cocktails at Taste

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Mixologist Matt Seiter Serves Drinks From Sanctuaria Cocktail Book Tonight at Taste Tuesday, 26 March 2013 13:56 By Caillin Murray Mohawked mixologist and Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) bar manager Matt Seiter will be mixing drinks from his recently released book Sanctuaria: The Dive Bar of Cocktails: How We Rewrote the Rules and Recipes One Cocktail at a Time at Taste tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. Seiter has already visited cities such as New Orleans and New York to promote the book, but this is the first St. Louis-based event since its release party at Sanctuaria in December. This

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