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3 St. Louis spots to watch the World Cup

Whether or not you’re a fan, you're probably aware that the World Cup is happening right now. Even though the United States is left out (of the games and the majority of the world that calls it football), you don’t have to miss the action. Check out these hot spots not only for the game, but also food and drink deals that will make you shout “Golazo!

1. Amsterdam Tavern

This local footy favorite was just featured in TIME as one of the top 10 places in the country to watch the World Cup. This St. Louis soccer headquarters now offers its own brew, the Amsterdam Pils, its American pilsner collab with Urban Chestnut. Sip Civil Life’s new GOAL!Den Ale, another exclusive World Cup release, or opt for $4 Schlafly drafts and cans, available all World Cup long. Open for every match — even the early ones, follow Amsterdam on Instagram for updates on specials.

3175 Morgan Ford, St. Louis,

2. International Tap House

With watch parties through the final championship game, stop by iTap for the global pints and the Russian pitches. In Soulard, Central West End or Chesterfield, catch Germany versus Sweden at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 23 and score a commemorative half-liter Hofbrau boot with the first pour for $20. Check online for details and early opening hours.

Various locations,

3. Tigin Irish Pub

Rise and shine for those early matches and $4 mimosas or bloodys at brunch during the week until noon. Or take a long lunch for that 90 and grab a burger or grilled chicken and fries for $10. During games, gather your die-hard football friends and share a bucket of Bud, Guinness or Goose Island for $25. Check online for the complete schedule.

333 Washington Ave., St. Louis,

Caitlin Lally is a regular contributor to Sauce Magazine.

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