Category Archives: Kräftig Light

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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Meet the Brewmaster: Marc Gottfried


Marc Gottfried drinks Kräftig on the job. And he’s paid for it, too. It’s one of the perks of being a brewmaster. But there’s a whole lot more to the job than just drinking lager. From helping create the Kräftig recipes to overseeing the entire brewing process, Marc is a man committed to quality. Meet the guy who spends most of his waking life surrounded by beer: Brewmaster Marc Gottfried.

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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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Old Newsboys Day

The greater St. Louis area will be a little greener on Thursday, November 17, as thousands of volunteers put on their bright green aprons and take to the streets for the 60th annual Old Newsboys Day. In their hands, they hold a special edition newspaper, written by local high school students and sold for the benefit of children in need. Purchase your special edition paper and be a part of this influential tradition helmed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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April Events

Friday, April 3rd
Mike Duffy’s Pub & Grill (Kirkwood): 6:30pm-7:30pm
Llywelyn’s Pub (Winghaven): 8:30pm-9:30pm
Massa’s (Winghaven): 10pm-11pm
Gateway Motorsports Park: 9pm-11pm

Saturday, April 4th
Friar Tuck (Gravois Bluffs): 1pm-3pm
Randall’s (Manchester): 2pm-4pm

Llywelyn’s Pub (St. Charles): 2pm-4pm
Fenton Bar & Grill: 7:30pm-8:30pm
John P. Fields: 9pm-10pm

Friday, April 10th
Schnucks (Culinaria): 4pm-6pm

The Local House: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Hessler’s Pub & Grill: 9pm-10pm

Saturday, April 11th
E.L. Flanagan’s: 8:30pm-10pm

Monday, April 13th
Wheelhouse (Downtown): 1pm-2pm
Kilroy’s: 2:15pm-3:15pm

Wednesday, April 15th
Mike Duffy’s Pub & Grill (Richmond Heights): 9pm-10:30pm

Thursday, April 16th
Dierbergs (McKenzie Point): 4pm-6pm

The Tick Tock Tavern: 7pm-8:30pm

Friday, April 17th
Shop n’ Save (Festus): 4pm-6pm

TGI Friday’s (St. Charles): 6pm-7pm

Saturday, April 18th
Hammerstone’s: 4pm-5pm
Tucker’s Place (Soulard): 5:30pm-6:30pm

Friday, April 24th
TGI Friday’s (Creve Coeur): 6pm-7pm
TGI Friday’s (South County): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Saturday, April 25th
Two Shamrock’s: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Side Pockets: 9pm-10pm