The Lemp Story

The strange and complicated history of St. Louis’ German brewing empires

https://www.stlmag.com/history/the-strange-and-complicated-history-of-st-louis-german-brewing-empires/

Unveiling the real Johann Adam Lemp

https://www.stlmag.com/history/profiles/unveiling-the-real-johann-adam-lemp/

Adam Lemp’s riverfront brewery was the birthplace of lager beer in St. Louis—and perhaps America

https://www.stlmag.com/history/adam-lemps-riverfront-brewery-was-the-birthplace-of-lager-beer-in-st-louis-and-perhaps-america/

What did Adam Lemp’s Western Brewery look like? We’ll never know—but here are some clues

https://www.stlmag.com/history/what-did-adam-lemp-s-western-brewery-look-like-we-ll-never-know-but-here-are-some-clues/

What was “Lemp’s Cave” really like?

https://www.stlmag.com/history/what-was-lemps-cave-really-like/

The Lemps, the Braunecks, and the secrets of Lot 36

https://www.stlmag.com/history/profiles/the-lemps-the-braunecks-and-the-secrets-of-lot-36/

Who was Louise Bauer Lemp, Adam Lemp’s mysterious third wife?

https://www.stlmag.com/history/profiles/who-was-louise-bauer-lemp-adam-s-mysterious-third-wife/

Another mystery enters the Lemp family saga

https://www.stlmag.com/history/another-mystery-enters-the-lemp-family-saga/

Exploring the unseen corners—and hidden history—of the Lemp Brewery Complex

https://www.stlmag.com/history/architecture/exploring-the-unseen-corners-and-hidden-history-of-the-lemp-brewery/

Building a portrait of Lemp’s long-gone Cherokee brew house

https://www.stlmag.com/history/architecture/a-portrait-of-the-original-lemp-brew-house/

The Lemp Malt House was built to be functional—and beautiful

https://www.stlmag.com/history/architecture/the-lemp-malt-house-was-built-to-be-functional-and-beautiful/

How William J. Lemp set a new bar architecturally for St. Louis breweries

https://www.stlmag.com/history/architecture/how-william-j-lemp-set-a-new-bar-architecturally-for-st-louis-breweries/

The ice trade that kept St. Louis beer flowing

https://www.stlmag.com/history/the-ice-trade-that-kept-st-louis-beer-flowing/

A look at the treatise Louis Lemp wrote when he was a young brewing student

https://www.stlmag.com/history/louis-lemp-brewing-treatise/

The sporting life of brewery heir, Louis Lemp

https://www.stlmag.com/history/profiles/the-sporting-life-of-brewery-heir-louis-lemp/

Take a look inside a Lemp Brewery Souvenir Book, circa the 1893 Columbian Exposition

https://www.stlmag.com/history/take-a-look-inside-a-lemp-brewery-souvenir-book-circa-the-1893-columbia-exposition/

Visiting the Missouri History Museum’s archives to view the famous dresses of Lillian Lemp, a.k.a. “The Lavender Lady”

https://www.stlmag.com/history/a-look-at-the-dresses-of-lillian-lemp-aka-the-lavender-lady/

When a Lemp argued against Prohibition—and for the German Empire

https://www.stlmag.com/history/a-lemp-descendant-argues-against-prohibition%E2%80%94and-for-germany/

A turn-of-the-century brewery, through the eyes of an architect

https://www.stlmag.com/history/a-turn-of-the-century-brewery-through-the-eyes-of-an-architect/