River Water is a beer blog focused on learning about and drinking beer in the Midwest. Its goal is to explore the history and the current state of beer in the region, report and interpret news in the industry, and make craft beer accessible to anyone who wants to enjoy it.

I am Alexa Benson, a recent UMSL graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in English. My love of beer has led to new discoveries of my city and its growing craft beer industry. I am passionate about learning as much as I can about brewing and tasting, and writing about my experiences.