Category Archives: Kräftig

Meet the President: Billy Busch

Billy Busch, Chairman and CEO of William K. Busch Brewing Company - the maker of real American lager, Kräftig.

As the founder, president, and CEO of the William K. Busch Brewing Company, Billy Busch stays busy with all things beer. But he’s more than just a businessman. He’s a family man, a philanthropist, an outdoorsman, and a proud St. Louisan. Basically, Billy wears many hats—literally and figuratively (Shameless plug: Kräftig Gear). Meet the man with a vision for Real American Lager.

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Have Some Bier with Us at Oktoberfest!

It’s that time of year again: time to grab some friends, head on down to Main Street St. Charles, and enjoy some verdammt good music, food, and beer at Oktoberfest! Kräftig had a blast at last year’s festival (check out the video above if you don’t believe us), and we’re so excited to come back for more as the proud sponsor of this year’s new and improved VIP Lounge.

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Real American Lager

Kräftig prides itself on being real American lager, but what exactly does that mean? A staple of Bavarian culture for centuries, lager first appeared in the United States around 1840 and quickly became the most popular beer choice for brewers and drinkers alike. Although its popularity waned as breweries began infusing new flavors into porters, ales, and stouts, lager has experienced a renaissance of sorts in recent years. Simply put, the style is… well… back in style and better than ever!

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5 Reasons Why Kräftig Beers Are Resolution-Friendly

Happy 2017! If you’re like one of the millions of people out there, you’ve probably come up with some resolutions that you’d like to stick to this year. Maybe you’re going to lose some weight or become more fit and active. Perhaps you want to simply become healthier and happier in the New Year and beyond. Guess what? You don’t have to worry about your love for Kräftig derailing your New Year’s health resolutions!

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Host a Kräftig Holiday Dinner Party!

Have the most wonderful time this holiday season by including Kräftig in your dinner party plans! Whether your guests will be showing up in ugly sweaters or sharp suits and dashing dresses, we’ve found some great ways for you to include your favorite beer into this season’s holiday bashes. Read on for our tips on how to host a Kräftig holiday dinner party!

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