“It All Begins Here” Missouri. Fun fact: The Pony Express, Santa Fe Trail, and Oregon Trail all started from Missouri. Missouri’s reputation of being the launching pad for such enormous endeavors has transferred over into the world of craft beer. The Show Me State should be called “Show Me the Beer Love” because, beyond the obvious ties to St. Louis breweries, folks in Missouri know how to make, drink, and celebrate beer. Be a part of the madness in Missouri by joining our online BeerFests.com community, where you’ll stay up to date with every event, opening and more.