In his capacity with the brewery, he writes a column every month, "Top Fermentation". In 2006, he published A New Religion in Mecca: Memoir of a Renegade Brewery in St. Louis (Virginia Publishing), which recounted the founding of the Saint Louis Brewery. He is also an attorney, working as a partner  in the St. Louis office of Thompson Coburn. He is a nephew of St. Louis conservative commentator Phyllis Schlafly.
^Zagier, Alan Scher (23 March 2014). "Phyllis Schlafly kin in beer trademark dispute". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved 12 January 2015. A younger generation knows Schlafly as the brand of an up-and-coming St. Louis brewery co-founded by Schlafly's nephew.